The Drum Jobs 18 December 2014 11:11:29 +0000 Project Manager (Retail Interiors) - Leicestershire Leading Design Consultancy based in Leicestershire specialising in brand strategy and Retail Interior Design are urgently seeking a hands on Project Manager with experience across Retail Interiors, Showrooms, Workplaces, Exhibitions and Events. Key roles and responsibilities: •    Managing key accounts •    Managing creative team through design process •    Working alongside the project management team •    Planning and scheduling the work flow through the creative team •    A good understanding of the print process is essential – litho, digital and large format •    Experience of 3D projects •    Knowledge of AutoCad •    Preparing fee proposals and quotations •    Management of suppliers including costings •    Invoicing to clients •    Managing and delegating to in-house bookkeeper •    Responsible for office management and our support systems •    Extracting additional revenue from existing clients by working closely along side them and developing good relationships •    Identifying and targeting potential clients for the sales team to pursue •    experience across Brand Strategy, Retail Interiors, Showrooms, Workplaces, Exhibitions and Events. Personal qualities required: •    Confident •    Mature... 12 December 2014 11:11:20 +0000 Junior Print Designer Needed Leading Brand Design Consultancy Junior Print Designer Needed – Leading Brand Design Consultancy – London An award winning global design agency is on the lookout for a junior print designer with bags full of enthusiasm to join their London studio. This exciting packaging agency creates heroic brands through collaborating their approach with strategy, design, structure, innovation and working together to bring creative friction to all their global FMCG clients. Role and Responsibility -To work closely with communication managers and brand directors in the design of internal templates, strategic tools, and other company materials, which help guide team understanding of brand, process and culture. -To create powerful business communications that help nature and develop client relationships. -To assist the marketing team in the development of campaigns and the creation of promotional materials including mailers and publication. Key skills required: -Print / Layout knowledge -Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign skills -Keynote -Strong communication skills -Creativity -A 2:1 from a reputable university For further information regarding this position please contact 11 December 2014 12:12:54 +0000 Creative designer As part of the UKs largest independently owned creative content company, Photolink Creative Group are looking for a dynamic multi channel designer with the ambition and talent to develop and grow our digital offer. The successful candidate will have a strong base of traditional design skills, be skilled in photoshop, illustrator and indesign and have a good working knowledge of HTML, Javascript and Wordpress CMS. You will be working with some of the UKs leading retailers producing high quality, creative campaigns and concepts. 10 December 2014 16:04:28 +0000 Senior Designer M3 Communications is looking for a talented Senior Designer to join its bright, dynamic creative department.   Working primarily on design for print - and with a minimum of 5 years’ industry experience - the candidate should have a portfolio full of exciting, thoughtful and original design, and must be capable of working alone or as part of a creative team on a range of projects for a diverse client base.   M3 is a full service agency, so additional digital design skills would be beneficial, although not essential.   A good communicator, the successful candidate will be proactive and self-motivated, helping to strengthen the agency’s creative offer as we look to expand the department.     Technical Skills:   Adobe Creative Suite CS5 and up (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop essential)   Additional digital skills (Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere) would be an asset, but not vital.   To apply please submit your cv via email to 04 December 2014 18:06:00 +0000 Senior Designer - Worcestershire This award winning Event Production agency who work with highly prestigious Global brands are seeking a Senior Graphic Designer to join a busy creative team. A key member of the Creative Department you will be a lead in the design work produced within the graphic design studio.  You will be working with video, motion graphics, production and account management teams to deliver inspiring and creative solutions to clients communication needs. Key Responsibilities •    Produce inspiring design work •    You’ll be producing a range of design work including branding and identity, print, display and set graphics, web design and working with our motion graphics producer and in-house editors •    Be a lead member of the graphic design studio •    Responsible for the delivery of creative work from concept / idea generation to final art and production delivery •    Drive forward the level of creative work •    Encourage a close working relationship between the Creative Department and Account Management / Production •    Ability to brief printers and external suppliers •    Agency Processes and Procedures •    Proactive to offering process and work delivery solutions •    Diary and time management •    Managing internal and external resources – including supporting the Studio Manager in work scheduling and briefing freelance designers,... 04 December 2014 18:06:18 +0000 Senior Digital Designer - Milton Keynes, Bedfordshire This established B2B Marketing and Creative Agency based in Milton Keynes is looking for a highly creative all-rounder who can demonstrate creative skills across all media. Essential requirements for this role: • 5+ years’ experience in a similar position, preferably b2b agency • Have strong views on design and show confidence in work produced • Art direction – be able to art direct and take direction from Creative Director • Creative thinking and creative integrity • Adept at taking a brief • Excellence in typography • Advanced level skills in Adobe Creative Suite - InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat and Photoshop. • Have a knowledge and level of skill in video and animation using After Effects. • Able to produce quality mock ups. • Demonstrate leadership. • Ability to motivate and mange a team (freelance/juniors). • Project management – the ability to manage multiple projects and on time. • Be inspiring, proactive and confident. Further details and responsibilities: Content Marketing • Understand and design creative content for the Agency's proposition. • Create relevant and valuable content to attract, acquire, and engage a clearly defined and understood target audience – with the objective of driving a positive buyer action along the Agency's buyer journey. • Working with the Creative Director, Head of Content Origination, Head of Content Marketing, Business Strategy Directors, Client Directors and departments to contribute to and... 04 December 2014 17:05:36 +0000 Creative Studio Manager Well established creative design department based in Manchester City centre require a Creative Studio Manager to join their team. Acting as the creative lead you will work with the Head Of Creative to support the brand standards and provide effective management to the creative and production teams. You will be working on creative projects from initial briefing through to concept creation, visualisation and art direction right through to final delivery. Creating inspiring, strategic and innovative ideas that work in a fully integrated manner across online, offline, digital and print. You will take responsibility for budget management and financial targets. You will also need to maintain external professional relationships to assure the on-going availability of freelancers when their services are required. Excellent hands- on mac skills in InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop are essential in addition to a keen eye for detail. This role also includes an excellent benefits package with a competitive salary! 03 December 2014 09:09:39 +0000 Creative Designer Creative Designer - Design and Innovation Agency - Convenient Central Bristol Location - Salary dependent on experience We're looking for an experienced Creative Product & Packaging Designer to join this award winning agency. You'll have a top level degree and several years experience working in a design consultancy or similar creative product/packaging development environment. The job: As Creative Designer your duties will include; - Brand translation and creation of visual language - Ideation/creative idea generation - Sketching and visualisation - Brief assimilation/proposal writing - Project leadership/planning - resources, milestones, time planning - Client relationship building You will need to have: - Brand interpretation - Creative concept generation and visualisation skills - 3D CAD skills - Knowledge of consumer products and FMCG - The ability to work quickly and to deadlines on multiple projects - Managing project budgets and timescales - Project management and client facing skills This is an exciting opportunity for a talented creative designer to join a passionate team, so if you meet the requirements above don't hesitate to apply! Don't forget to include your portfolio or url link. Summary: Creative Designer Design and Innovation Agency Central Bristol Salary DOE 02 December 2014 11:11:32 +0000 Mid-senior Art Director A well-established, respected and fast-growing agency is looking to further develop its creative profile. In order to do so, it requires a (conceptually-biased) Art Director with a track record of success (maybe award-winning success) in creative agencies. Someone like you, perhaps? You will be responsible for all of the following: Coming up with ideas and messaging, scripts and campaigns for all of the agency’s clients Putting together scamps, storyboards and mock-ups to explain your ideas to others Working up concepts to finished art with the support of the design/artwork studio Working with external suppliers to make sure your ideas are brought to life Attending client meetings, presentations, pitches and strategy sessions Putting together presentation decks and documents that sell your ideas and work Working with junior staff to help them develop their own ideas and skills You’ll be either an award-winner, or someone who wants to be. You’re flexible and versatile – willing - and able - to handle the dry stuff –  as well as producing the ‘big ideas’. You think verbally as well as visually. You understand commercial objectives as well as creative concepts. And you work to the highest of standards - for you, 2nd best is never good enough. Maybe you still have something to prove? Or you just need a new challenge. Either way, this agency may well be the one you’re looking for. If so, call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to PS. And you may be part of an... 01 December 2014 12:12:25 +0000 Middleweight/Senior Creative Team A fast-growing north-west agency, seeking to develop its creative profile, requires a mid-senior level team, strong on concepts AND execution, and with the ability to work on a number of high profile TTL accounts across all channels – both above and below the line. This is a rare opportunity for a talented and versatile team (or individuals looking for a new partner) with experience gained in a high quality environment, who are able to produce hard-hitting, award-winning campaigns that help achieve creative (and also client) objectives, and reflect the agency's high standards and growing ambition. Writers must be able to produce long copy, as well as snappy headlines, and Art Directors must be able to design as well as produce fluffy concepts. Blue-skies thinking in all cases is a must, however. Expectations are high. But this agency only wants to hear from the best. If that’s you, and you have a portfolio that proves it, get in touch with Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV(s), with URL/samples, to       28 November 2014 15:03:01 +0000 Graphic Designer Are you a Graphic Designer hoping to work for the agency that everyone is talking about? This is one of the very best creative positions around right now. This agency produces cutting edge design within their sector so to be considered your portfolio must demonstrate good conceptual thinking. To be successful in this role, you will need to be a strong creative thinker with a keen eye for detail. But it’s not all about the conceptualisation, this is also a hands-on role. You’ll need to be as comfortable coming up with a concept as you are seeing the project through to final design and artwork. It goes without saying that you must be au fait with Adobe Creative Suite; additional digital design skills would also be beneficial. It’s essential that you demonstrate a proven background in a similar role and have a clear passion for design. Any web experience would be a bonus, but we won’t hold it against you if you don’t. If this sounds like the opportunity you've been waiting for then get in touch ASAP, send your CV and portfolio now! 27 November 2014 17:05:10 +0000 3D Designer (Retail Environments) - Leicester This international brand communications and retail design agency based in Leicestershire are looking for a 3D Designer to join their busy creative team. Their clients span across fashion, sport, outdoors, charity, leisure and corporate and projects include: •  Brand Strategy •  Exhibitions & Events •  Retail & Interiors •  Campaigns & Communications •  Digital & Social Marketing •  Showrooms & Workplaces They're looking for an enthusiastic 3D designer to join the team. Ideally you'd have some experience within: • Retail environments • Exhibitions • Events • Showrooms • Graphics communication within retail environment • Customer journeys and flow • Good understanding of visual merchandising And proficient in: • Sketch up • CAD • Studio Max • Indesign To apply, please email your CV including current salary details & portfolio of best work. 27 November 2014 17:05:40 +0000 Creative Packaging Artworker- Tamworth, Staffordshire International Packaging design and production company are seeking a Creative Artworker with packaging experience to work on packaging for a major consumer brand. You'll be based in Tamworth, Staffordshire working within the artwork production studio. Excellent skills with the latest Adobe Creative Suite, especially Illustrator with be essential, along with knowledge of packaging artworking techniques. Knowledge of working with creative guidelines already laid down will be required, making amends, using your initiative and creating new layouts and designs across a range of boxes and cartons, blister packs and labels. As with all artworking roles excellent attention to detail and the ability to work accurately at speed is key.  The successful candidate will be required to start ASAP in January 2015. To apply please email over your CV and examples of your packaging design and artwork. 19 December 2014 16:04:16 +0000 Junior to mid Recruitment Consultant   Become is a specialist creative recruitment agency. Our London office is located in the heart of busy Covent Garden. We also have established teams in Manchester, Sydney, Melbourne and Hong Kong.   Proud to have been connecting the best talent since 1997, we work with some of the most creative individuals, agencies and brands around and have excellent connections within the creative, design and digital space. We work on both permanent opportunities and freelance briefs in an exciting and exciting sector with fun clients and talented candidates.   As a successful and growing business (a new opening in Hong Kong this year and a new acquisition for 2015) we know that ability is nothing without opportunity. We embrace new ideas and always look for new ways of working with our clients and candidates.  We believe that a positive recruitment experience is all in the detail: the first phone call, the face-to-face meeting, the opportunity, the interview preparation….   We are now looking to recruit a Creative Recruitment Consultant  with 12 months + to join our permanent team in London. This is a successful, established and warm desk with experienced consultants managing some great clients and opportunities. We know there is always room to improve and more business to be had…are you keen to make a real difference?   Interested to know more?   About us : There are some common threads in the people who work at Become: we are an intelligent, hard working, fun and caring bunch. We are self-managing, enjoy... 19 December 2014 16:04:41 +0000 Creative Recruitment Consultant We are a specialist creative recruitment agency. Our London office is located in the heart of busy Covent Garden. We also have established teams  in Manchester, Sydney, Melbourne and Hong Kong.   Proud to have been connecting the best talent since 1997, we work with some of the most creative individuals, agencies and brands around. We have excellent connections within the creative, design and digital space. We work on both permanent opportunities and freelance briefs in an exciting and exciting sector with fun clients and talented candidates.   As a successful and growing business (a new opening in Hong Kong this year and a new acquisition for 2015) we know that ability is nothing without opportunity. We embrace new ideas and always look for new ways of working with our clients and candidates.  We believe that a positive recruitment experience is all in the detail: the first phone call, the face-to-face meeting, the opportunity, the interview preparation….   We are now looking to recruit an experienced creative consultant to work alongside our team of freelance recruitment consultants here in London.   Joining Become means that you will start on a warm desk, working on live client briefs, and you also actively develop the freelance business. We have a busy and high performing team and business is busy but we know there is always room to improve. If you are used to the pace of working in freelance/contract recruitment, are passionate about the creative sector and enjoy seeing regular success, we’d like to talk to... 19 December 2014 15:03:40 +0000 Senior Creative HAVAS LYNX is a communications agency with offices in Manchester, London and New York. In the UK, we have a team of 200 people who work to produce global campaigns that truly enhance people’s lives. Creativity and innovation are at the heart of what we do and we have been responsible for a series of industry firsts. We are now looking for a Senior Creative to join our award winning Studio based in Manchester. The majority of our clients operate within the pharmaceutical, health and wellness sectors; therefore, you can expect to work on large, global campaigns. Here at LYNX, every day is different and you could be involved in a number of projects at any one time – within this role you could be working with clients to take a brief or present your ideas one day, designing a website the next, then perhaps leading a shoot, art directing a video and collaborating with post-production teams the day after. We are therefore keen to hear from applicants who can show us a strong portfolio – it should include a range of work; across both print and digital and you should be able to clearly demonstrate conceptual pieces; enthusiastically explaining your ideas and thought processes behind these. We hope that you're happy working as part of a multi-disciplinary team as day to day you can expect to work with other Creatives, Account Handlers, Writers and Developers. Our existing Studio team is made up of a range of levels and we would ask that you lend your time and expertise to the more Junior Creatives in your team and aid them in their progression.... 19 December 2014 15:03:47 +0000 Mid Weight Creative HAVAS LYNX is a global communications group - with offices in Manchester, London and New York. The majority of our work is within the healthcare and wellness sectors and we are proud winners of prestigious awards for effectiveness and innovation. Creativity and ideas are very important to us and lie at the heart of everything we do. As part of our planned growth, we now have an exciting opportunity for a Mid-Weight Creative to join our award winning Studio based in Manchester. Here at LYNX we work as a team on projects of all shapes and sizes - you can expect to work on anything from iPad and smartphone applications, to websites, exhibition stands and brochures. Our existing Studio team is made up of extremely strong Creatives across a range of levels. We’re looking to someone to join this team who has a passion for coming up with creative concepts and is confident in designing incredible pieces for print and digital. You will work with Account Handlers, Writers, Developers and other Creatives so we’re seeking someone who is comfortable working in a multi-disciplinary team where you’ll be happy thinking of ideas one day, designing them the next, then crafting them the day after. We’re a busy team and as such we hope you’d be passionate and proud of your work and that you keep an eye on the finer details. At LYNX, we place a great deal of focus on the development of our people, supporting you and providing ample opportunity to advance your career. As part of this we’re proud to offer our exciting internal training programme to... 19 December 2014 15:03:34 +0000 Junior Creative HAVAS LYNX is a global communications group - with offices in Manchester, London and New York. The majority of our work is within the healthcare and wellness sectors and we are proud winners of prestigious awards for effectiveness and innovation. Creativity lies at the heart of everything we do and as part of our exciting planned growth, we are happy to offer an opportunity for a Junior Creative to join our Manchester based team. Our existing Studio team is made up of extremely strong Creatives, across a range of levels. Here you will be able to work across a wide variety of projects covering print and digital; from iPad and smartphone applications, to websites and brochures. Therefore, we are looking for someone who is flexible and wide-ranging ranging in their approach to complement this team – you could be a recent graduate of a relevant design subject, or someone who has already began their career and gained commercial experience. What we would love to see in your portfolio are great ideas and the ability to hit the right tone in a variety of styles and approaches. We hope that you're happy working as part of a multi-disciplinary team as day to day you can expect to work with Senior Creatives, Account Handlers, Writers and Developers. This is a fast paced role - you’ll think of ideas one day, design them the next and help craft them the day after so we’d hope you’re ready for a busy, varied and responsible position. Upon joining, you will become one of over sixty graduates who have commenced their careers with us. We place a great deal... 19 December 2014 15:03:28 +0000 Creative How do you represent visually the impact of a drug that is going to change someone’s life? How do you illustrate to a doctor the way in which this drug is going to target the cause of their patient’s disease? How do you offer support to a patient, or their carer? These are challenges that we face every day and they are challenges that are met through the application of fantastic ideas, excellent design and superb craftsmanship. We utilise the most relevant and appropriate media for the task in hand and we are not frightened to make suggestions to our clients based on what we believe to be the right creative response to their need. We are looking for an additional Creative to join our team – you may currently think of yourself as a ‘Designer’ or an ‘Art Director’, but we’re open to the background of the Creatives who join us. The most important thing is that you’re able to utilise your talent to generate meaningful responses to the most challenging briefs. Through the experience that you have gained, we would hope that you have confidence taking a brief and working through the creative process, right the way through to presenting internally and to clients. Are you able to get to grips with what your client is looking for? Are you able to ask the right questions? Are you confident enough to challenge the direction others are taking if you don’t think it’s the best solution for the audience? We’re looking for someone who understands and puts the needs of the end-user first; someone who can create a... 19 December 2014 15:03:46 +0000 Artworker HAVAS LYNX is a leading global communications agency - with a proven track record of creativity and innovation, we continually strive to develop industry firsts. Our team of over 200 industry professionals across our offices in Manchester, London and New York blend established marketing techniques with pioneering technologies to fulfil real business needs within the healthcare sector. Due to our continued success, we now have an opportunity for an experienced Artworker to join us in Manchester. This position is ideal for someone who is seeking to progress their knowledge and ability in more digital activity, having already gained excellent artwork skills for print. We are a full service agency so within this role, you can expect to work on and take ownership for a range of projects, including, but not limited to, advertising materials, corporate literature, websites and mobile applications. You’ll work as a key member of the team to act as the Artwork Lead for new projects, whilst also being responsible for artwork updates and amends across a range of existing deliverables. Needless to say, we’re keen to hear from Artworkers who offer a great portfolio and a well-developed skill set (in particular with InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator). It’s also incredibly important that you have a fantastic eye for detail and care about the work you produce, proactively ensuring it is of the upmost quality. We’d also like to hear about your experience in working with Account Handlers, how you’ve worked collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary... 19 December 2014 15:03:38 +0000 Creative Artworker (Packaging) Do you pride yourself on your in-depth knowledge of FMCG packaging artwork and are just as capable using your design skills on roll outs? My client is currently looking for a an experience and meticulous Mid/Snr Creative Artworker from the packaging sector. Somebody from an agency background, or at least somebody use to working continuously with a variant of clients. Location commutable from Leeds, Huddersfield and Wakefield. Having a high degree of packaging experience, you will be comfortable in creating and amending artwork, using your eye for design when required. Use to conforming to customer guidelines and whilst continuously working to consistently high standards. You will be an absolute master in Adobe Illustrator with some flair in Photoshop retouching too (InDesign an advantage). At home working in a fast paced environment, delivering error free artwork within deadlines on some very well known brands. This is a fantastic chance to join a progressive and expanding agency, with a great team around you. 19 December 2014 15:03:03 +0000 Studio Manager, 5 month contract Studio Manager, 5 month contract, Northampton This agency are in need of an experienced Studio Manager to join them for a 5 month contract to cover maternity leave. They are looking for someone with good studio management and trafficking skills to help to traffic work flow through their busy studio and ideally when there is down time to be able to do some artwork themselves to help with the smaller projects. It is key to this role that they get someone who is organised, has a good way with people, but not a pushover and someone who is a problem solver who comes up with solutions when things get busy. If you have studio/traffic management experience and are looking for a contract, then this is a great role to consider. Studio Manager, 5 month contract, Northampton Blue Skies specialise in Marketing Recruitment covering Clientside, Account Handling, PR and Executive. We also have a specialist Creative Recruitment team. We offer unrivalled opportunities across all specialisms and industry sectors, presenting you with only the best marketing jobs. Although we try to respond to all applications, the high number we receive means this isn`t always possible. If you have not heard from us within 72 hours, please assume that your application has not been successful. For more information, visit and we`ll make sure we do our best to find you the perfect marketing role. 19 December 2014 12:12:54 +0000 Creative Team (Art Director & Copywriter) Exciting full service agency in Leeds are now looking for a talented Copywriter to join their team. Set in impressive grounds with picturesque scenery this advertising agency are looking for a talented Copywriter to join their team. Working on big and diverse clients including major retailers and leisure & travel companies, they offer their clients expertise in planning, brand & campaign strategy as well as account and production management. Covering advertising in all its forms from press to TV, POS, branding, digital and more. As the Copywriter you will be responsible for interpreting briefs, producing long and short copy, researching client competitors and target audiences, producing clear and credible ideas with the ability to present them to clients and colleagues as well as mentoring new and ongoing campaigns. The perfect Copywriter will have agency experience and have worked as part of a creative team in the past. It's essential you understand the dynamic and relationship of working as a team as well as having a passion for the written word and a fresh approach to producing original and creative ideas. Sound like you? Get in touch now! 19 December 2014 11:11:22 +0000 Mid-Weight Designer This would be the ideal opportunity for a solid mid weight designer with 4+ years of experience, as a designer here you will be expected to have a consistent ability to create ideas but also great crafting skills with an eagerness to work hard but also to learn from a talented director who knows how to both push and teach designers in equal measure to bring out the best in them and in turn create great design. There is an exciting variety of work on offer here from branding and communications to advertising and digitally lead work which is very client focused. There will be the opportunity to work on the larger scale projects and clients but also to work on some smaller consumer branding and packaging based work. If you feel this role is something for you please send over your portfolio and C.V 19 December 2014 10:10:25 +0000 Designer/Developer Super branding agency needs a designer/developer to build websites and work in support of their design team. Someone with design agency experience or perhaps have been running your own clients but looking to move into a permanent role. On the personal side someone who is confident, flexible in approach, organised and can communicate clearly.