The Drum Jobs 21 July 2014 17:05:10 +0000 Creative Director Exciting new key role for a well known digital brand based in East Yorkshire. My client is searching for a Senior Digital Creative who can lead an online team of designers, developers and account managers. This is a great opportunity to shape the future of a creative digital team and take the department to the next level. You will be very hands-on in this role - overseeing the creative, liaising with the development department and building the client base with a new external arm. You will need a solid digital creative track record along with managerial experience and the ability to grown, mentor and inspire your team. You will be working on and completing multidisciplinary projects including concept development, wire framing and visual design. Your role will involve developing original ideas, concepts and uses of new digital technology - and you will need a demonstrable track record of delivering creative solutions across the full spectrum, including - advertising, copywriting, concept development, idea generation, visual design and marketing. It is essential that you have first class relationship building skills at a high level, along with experience of managing & delivering both medium and large projects & campaigns. This is a great opportunity & challenge for someone looking to combine both an inhouse & agency experience into one exciting role. 18 July 2014 11:11:16 +0000 3D Exhibition Designer Ashfield Healthcare Communications is a global leader in the delivery of actionable global strategies across 22 countries that deliver scientific content to the pharmaceutical and biotech community via relevant audiences’ preferred channels.  Underpinning this activity are the specialists and centres of excellence within digital, creative, data research and consulting.  We are extremely proud of the passion and value brought to the work today which is delivered by a highly successful and dynamic team. Ashfield’s ambition is to continue to grow and expand but maintain its ethos and drive that distinguishes the company in every location where it exists.   As part of the Ashfield group of companies we are a specialist creative agency working with many of the world’s leading healthcare brands. We design and develop memorable and engaging customer experiences and structures across a range of live educational environments.   As a key member of the experiential team you will need to demonstrate exceptional creativity in order to lead the conceptual design and development for key exhibits and events, including helping to define effective engagement tactics that drive our client’s communication objectives. The role involves conceptual design, visualization, space planning and technical development of exhibits, set design and other 3D environments. In addition you will ensure design integrity is maintained during the construction and installation phases while ensuring effective delivery at key events around the globe.  ... 16 July 2014 15:03:21 +0000 Art Director - Jamie Magazine This role offers the exciting opportunity to work closely with the Editor to design a contemporary and highly desirable commercial magazine whilst working on other products of the Jamie Magazine brand. As Art Director, youll need to oversee and design all print and digital aspects of the magazine and its licensed overseas editions under direction of the Editor. It will also be your responsibility to adhere to editorial budgets, to work on other projects as required and to keep a fine eye on all details and aspects pertaining to the above. 14 July 2014 16:04:22 +0000 Creative Do you consider yourself an ideas person? Here at HAVAS LYNX we work as a team on projects of all shapes and sizes. Creativity and ideas lie at the heart of everything we do and we now have an exciting opportunity for a Creative to join our award winning Studio. We’re looking for someone who has a passion for coming up with creative concepts and is confident creating incredible pieces for print and digital. Day to day you will work with Account Handlers, Writers and Developers and we’re seeking someone who is comfortable working in a multi-disciplinary team, thinking of ideas one day, designing them the next, then crafting them the day after. We hope you’d be passionate and proud of your work and that you keep an eye on the finer details. We’re very proud of our heritage and culture, so in return, you’ll find HAVAS LYNX is a sociable, friendly environment. We place a great deal of focus on the development of our people, supporting you and providing ample opportunity to advance your career.  Sounds like the perfect role for you? Great - please send your CV and portfolio to Aimee via 14 July 2014 14:02:51 +0000 Middleweight/Senior Art Director/Designer A highly creative north-west agency requires a conceptually biased Art Director who also has excellent design skills and is able to work creatively across a range of high profile accounts (including major brands). This is a rare opportunity for a middleweight or senior level all-rounder with at least 5 years’ experience and the ability to turn their hand to everything from traditional print to mass-market above the line media - including TV - without missing a beat – someone who sees the big picture, thinks verbally as well as visually, can quickly visualize concepts (loose scribbles, etc.), is fully mac literate, and is also able to produce design that reinforces above-the-line campaign messages/values and reflects commercial (as well as creative) objectives. No easy task. But then this agency only wants to hear from the best. If that’s you, and you have a portfolio/awards that prove it, get in touch with Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV (with a few samples) to 09 July 2014 12:12:56 +0000 Creative Artworker Brief overview We are looking for a mid-level Creative Artworker for an award winning integrated agency based in the heart of Manchester. The agency has an incredibly strong heritage and this new role is purely down to growth and client retention. Traditionally a B2B agency, they are now expanding into new territories with fresh ideas supported by a very talented creative team. The role This role is really about getting the right mix of people and skills, in order to build a really strong team and deliver a superb service to a wide range of exciting well-known brands. We are looking for an artworker who understands the importance and value of producing perfectly finished artwork.  The role is an essential and key addition to a thriving creative team and will work alongside designers and art directors ensuring the output of the studio is consistently of high standard. What we’re looking for We envisage that you will have no less than 3 years agency based experience and you are now seeking a new challenge in an agency which continually pushes the boundaries.  You will be an expert in Adobe Creative Suite, especially InDesign and Illustrator.  Needless to say, you will have an impeccable attention to detail and a solid understanding of print processes. What’s on offer   This agency is mid sized and has an excellent heritage and are now seeing the rewards of their endeavours which has stemmed from their ability to transform the identity and perception of many market leading brands.  You will be working in a team which is... 07 July 2014 16:04:51 +0000 Graphic Designer Graphic Designer/Photographer (Maternity Cover with a view to permanent)   Widdop Bingham is one of the UK’s leading gift import and distribution companies. As a 130 year old family business we have over 120 employees based in Oldham, North Manchester. Our range of over 7000 lines is divided in to 18 key brands across clocks, home accessories, every day and occasion gifts, figurines, photo frames and electrical home accessories. More information about Widdop Bingham can be found at .   We are seeking to appoint a graphic designer with a keen interest in photography to initially cover maternity leave within the Marketing Department with a possibility of a permanent position at a later stage. The role will involve a number of tasks including :   The production of marketing material both digital and non-digital including advertisements for the trade press, images for PR, brand catalogues Photography (including 360 degree photography for the website) of all our new products and mood shots for advertising, editorial and other marketing purposes. Pagination of our sales catalogues (temporary task until we go digital at the end of the year)   The successful candidate will have an excellent working knowledge of the latest Adobe package. They should also have a keen interest and if possible experience of commercial photography. Additional HTML experience would put candidates in good stead. We are looking for an individual with creative flair and tenacity and someone who enjoys working as part of a team in a fast-paced... 05 July 2014 22:10:30 +0000 Digital/UX Designer - The Drum The Drum - UK Media Brand of the Year - is looking for a Digital UX Designer to join its expanding team in Glasgow. This is lead role working on a range of digital projects including and provides a great opportunity to show what you can do to the best digital and design companies in the UK. is the largest design and marketing website in the UK and along with its 25 other websites we are central in providing news, information and events to the industry. Working within the digital team and alongside our events, editorial and commercial teams you will lead the design and UX projects creating concepts and designs across the company’s online platforms. You will be create responsive design across desktop and mobile environments from planning, wireframing and concepts into front end markup. As well as a portfolio which shows your ability and appreciation for design, you will have good working knowledge of Photoshop, HTML and CSS along with a sound technical understanding of web technologies.  A great user experience (UX) will underpin your designs and relevant understanding of UX issues and best practice will give you a clear advantage in this role. The position is open to talented individuals looking to develop their careers with at least two or three years experience ideally in an agency or commercial background. If you feel you are up for this role and enjoy a challenge we'd love to hear from you. 03 July 2014 14:02:49 +0000 Graphic/Web Designer - Gloucestershire URGENT - Busy marketing consultancy and design agency based between Gloucester and Worcester are looking for a Graphic/Web designer to join their team. You will need to be an experienced all-round graphic designer with an eye for great design and the desire to create stand-out marketing and digital communications. Your experience will include designing for both print and digital media across a range of different sectors with a good knowledge and an understanding of web design and production including the latest developments in responsive and mobile web design. This is a great opportunity to join a friendly team environment working with a good broad cross section of blue chip and local clients on integrated marketing initiatives. You’ll be happy sorting out the design and artwork, but importantly, you'll also enjoy coming up with new concepts and being involved in creating bigger marketing campaigns or digital solutions. A ‘can-do attitude’ is essential plus the ability to work quickly under pressure with constant attention to detail whilst always striving to produce the highest standard of work. Key skills required include: • A good working knowledge of Adobe CS5 and above is essential • Good working knowledge of Power Point • Knowledge of responsive and mobile web design • Strong knowledge and experience of HTML and CSS • At least 5 years agency experience within a creative or digital environment • A genuine interest in all things related to design • Experience of working within the parameters of... 03 July 2014 09:09:48 +0000 Middleweight Designer - Birmingham Design and communications agency based in Birmingham, London and Edinburgh, looking for a middleweight designer to join their team in Birmingham. A fantastic opportunity for a Middleweight Designer to work on corporate reporting, branding and digital projects, in a fast-paced, creative and challenging environment. This agency plans, implements and supports communication strategies and solutions across print and digital, which make a tangible difference to their clients’ businesses. They are passionate about building long term relationships with clients, based on listening, understanding and trust. They are proud to be a ‘Design Week’ Top 10 agency. The role will involve working closely with the Creative Director, in the preparation, planning and completion of print and digital design projects. You will ideally have 2 to 5 years’ experience, and have wide ranging creative and technical skills, able to deliver effective design solutions to error free print ready artwork and simple websites. You will possess excellent working knowledge in InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, with at least a basic understanding of HTML and CSS. You will have a good eye for detail, be able to demonstrate quality awareness and have the ability to acquire, organise, interpret and evaluate information. You will require the ability to manage conflicting demands in order to prioritise tasks, to build positive relationships and to work with others to achieve goals. A great communicator, you will be approachable and flexible within your day to day role. A... 02 July 2014 09:09:56 +0000 Web Design Manager My client is a hugely successful B2B organisation currently undergoing a period of growth within their Ecommerce team. As part of its expansion plan, they are now looking to recruit a Web Design Manager to oversee the design of their new Ecommerce platform. As part of this role, you will manage a team of Designers to deliver compelling and consistent design concepts through a range of online media, including email, mobile and website. You will have accountability for the look and feel the brand across all UK online channels. To be considered for this Web Design Manager role, you will extensive digital creative experience and be able to demonstrate the ability to effectively manage and motivate creative teams. You will have excellent stakeholder management and presentation skills with the ability to explain the impact of creative concepts to a commercially focussed audience. An understanding of HTM and CSS is essential for this opportunity. 02 July 2014 09:09:17 +0000 Web Designer My client is one of the regions leading retailers currently experiencing a significant period of investment within their E-commerce function. As a result they urgently require a Web Designer to help strengthen its online offering. Based in West Yorkshire, they are seeking a Junior to Middleweight Web Designer. Reporting into the Online Design Manager you will take responsibility for the creative design and integration for various commercial e-commerce sites, as well as designing and developing layouts for email campaigns and other digital projects using HTML and Flash. To be considered for this role, you must have at least 1 year commercial experience, ideally within a retail based environment. You must be an enthusiastic Web Designer and have portfolio that demonstrates both your creative and technical abilities. Working closely with the marketing team, you must have excellent organisational skills and have the ability to communicate at all levels. Successful candidates must posses excellent working knowledge of CSS, XHTML, Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign, as well as having a sound understanding of Flash and Javascript. This is an excellent opportunity for a Web Designer to join a growing company, which will allow genuine scope for development.  26 June 2014 15:03:22 +0000 Creative Manager We are pleased to announce that we have a key role appointment for a Creative Manager to join our studio management team. The role presents an exciting and challenging opportunity to play a key part in the continuing growth and success of the UKs leading design and digital production company, and to work with global entertainment companies and renowned franchises in the fields of games, film and online. Job title: Creative Manager Salary: TBD Location and hours: Gateshead/Full time Hierarchy and reporting lines: Reports to Studio Director, works alongside Production Manager and Production Assistant The job is full time and would involve relocation to Newcastle/Gateshead UK. Company overview: Atomhawk Design Ltd is the UKs leading digital art and design studio. We are a specialist creative provider of high end Concept Art, UI/UX Design, 2D and 3D Animation, Motion Graphics and Marketing Imagery. The company is built entirely around achieving our key goal; to provide world class visual development and design services, helping clients in games, film and interactive media to develop and visualise ideas, and to present those ideas to the world with breath-taking style and quality. Role Overview: The Creative Manager will have a firm understanding of creative processes and strong communication and client service skills. Whilst this is not a hands-on creative role, we're looking for someone who has proven experience in taking creative briefs, working closely with internal creative teams and ensuring work is delivered on brief, on time, to budget and to the highest... 23 July 2014 18:06:05 +0000 Digital Producer One of the world's largest advertising agencies is searching for several Digital Producers to take responsibility for the development, production and delivery of digital assets on a contract basis. This position will see you delivering a variety global rich media campaigns for a premium global brand. As the Digital Producer you will develop proposals and scope projects in order to deliver end-to-end solutions, whilst managing interdisciplinary teams and third party supplies. Projects will range from email campaigns, standard and animated banners, mobile and social apps and campaign microsites. The role will see you working on multiple projects at any one time and you will be tasked with eliminating any potential risks that may impact delivery. To be considered you must have experience in digital production ideally gained within an agency environment with a proven ability of managing multiple projects concurrently. Those with experience delivering mobile and social apps will be at a distinct advantage. You will also manage the expectations of external client teams and therefore client facing experience will be required for the senior positions. Proficiency with MS Office and MS Project (or equivalent) is a must have! There are several positions available at various levels and therefore I am interested in speaking to candidates from a junior to senior level. For more information and to make an application please send your CV to me. 23 July 2014 17:05:06 +0000 Account Manager An integrated communications agency located in the heart of London is looking for an Account Manager to join their bustling, established team. The agency prides itself on being boutique and fiercely independent. They have been around for 15 years and have kept some of their clients for that long due to their outstanding work and unyielding client relationships. This agency believes in the power of brands. They have an emotionally intelligent approach to strategy and design in bringing brands to life. This Account Manager will be working and taking the lead on a variety of luxury brands and being the main point of contact for the client. The role will be managing their integrated communications including events, print, digital and retail. This Account Manager must not be adverse to project management within their role and really getting stuck in. They will be reporting to an Account Director and will be helping to manage an Account Executive on the team. This role is for someone who wants to be able to work autonomously and have a large creative and strategic input. If you are looking for a large processed agency then this won't be right for you. This Account Manager must have experience working within an integrated or brand experience agency. They must be confident in their demeanour and to not be afraid to challenge their clients and colleagues in an assertive and considered manner. This Junior Account Manager must be passionate about brands and have a desire to bring them to life in innovative and effective ways. They must have experience presenting to clients... 23 July 2014 15:03:52 +0000 Content Manager Content Manager, Manchester, 25,000 to 30,000 One of Manchester's fastest growing digital marketing agencies is looking for a talented Content Manager to join their team. Based in Manchester City Centre the agency work with a range of clients, generally concentrating on medium sized business' and mixing them in with some household name brands. You will be responsible for the development of engaging content strategies for their clients which really get them noticed in the digital space and add to their bottom-line. You will also develop content directly in conjunction with other members of the team and then work with the outreach team to ensure it is seen by the right people in the right place. You should be able to prove your capabilities through previous work in a similar role within a digital agency and be able to discuss how you see the market moving forward and how this will affect the operation of the business. This is a really exciting opportunity to progress your career as a content manager within a great agency. For more information please send your CV by clicking the apply button. 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... 23 July 2014 11:11:20 +0000 Junior Designer/Artworker Working with clients from the corporate arena as well as the retail space this agency specialise in a broad spectrum of communications. A great agency ethos means you work collaboratively with everybody, and well backed in your endeavours. The role will involve working closely with a lead design manager. You will be producing PowerPoint presentations from existing designs for new business pitches, as well as designing and artworking across a massive variety of collateral. You will also be tasked with taking briefs from the agency at large and managing their expectations, whilst advising on timings and delivery. This role is set up for a great designer/artworker with strong CS suite skills AND PowerPoint skills. You will be equally comfortable designing as technically artworking when needed. My client is happy to look at people who have little commercial experience, but can demonstrate their PowerPoint and CS suite knowledge in a strong book. You will be eager to progress and be challenged, whilst gaining valuable experience. A great agency, fantastic culture and a unique opportunity to work in a varied capacity. Get in touch now! 23 July 2014 09:09:33 +0000 Digital Technology Director "Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic". - Arthur C. Clarke Are you an experienced senior leader with great visions for content marketing? Are you passionate and knowledgeable about digital technology? Our client, an award-winning content marketing agency is looking for a visionary director to drive the company's digital strategies. As a Digital Technology Director you would be responsible for driving the company's business strategies in a progressive way. This includes but not limited to directing the digital capability, direction and delivery at this industry leading marketing agency. Other responsibilities include Lead and develop the digital team while sharing knowledge and passion. Be an expert on technical options and provide insight as and when necessary particularly around UX, social media and Back End development. Become an inspiring company advocate and drive the clients' business offering guidance and solutions. Develop and drive best practice within the agency. Produce and monitor budget/costing models. The key requirements for this role are; Strong knowledge of and passion for digital marketing and content campaigns. Excellent track record of delivering high quality and innovative campaigns. Project management and change management experience with the ability to control multiple work streams. Up to date knowledge of UX, data/analytics, iOS/Android App builds and CMS. A flair for leadership and motivating others across a variety of departments. The ideal candidate will have minimum 5 years of... 22 July 2014 17:05:17 +0000 Graphic Designer A Graphic Designer position has come up in one of the UK’s leading companies within it’s specialist field. This role will be to cover a 9-12mth maternity leave period, with the possibility of going full time in the future. You will need skills in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign, as well as a keen interest in photography. Any digital experience in HTML is an advantage but not essential. Your role will be to produce marketing material for both print and digital projects including trade press adverts, brand catalogues, editorial, packaging and websites. This is a great opportunity to work with an established company on a wide variety of products & projects! 22 July 2014 16:04:26 +0000 Designer / Artworker Established, integrated agency based in Manchester is looking for a Designer who can also Artwork to a high standard. You will be working across full marketing campaigns which will cover both offline and online projects. These will include TV, radio, ads, emailers, brochures, websites and social media. Essential skills include InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. The ideal candidate will have experience in digital and will be expected to carry out Artworking duties too. Great opportunity to work on some well known brands in a creative agency environment. 22 July 2014 15:03:47 +0000 Creative Artworker Creative Artworker, 20,000 to 23,000, Manchester An excellent opportunity to join a dynamic and award winning agency. We are looking for a creative artworker who can bring their eye for layout and attention to detail to a role within the growing creative team at the agency. You will be expected to have previous experience within an agency environment and be able to demonstrate your passion for the creative process and ability to create print ready artwork. If you also have experience of designing from within designated brand guidelines this will be an advantage. So if you are a creative artworker looking for a role where with the opportunity to progress your career and learn from some great people in the industry then this might be the perfect role for you. Just click the apply button and send your CV along with some samples of your work for more information. 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. 22 July 2014 14:02:49 +0000 Retoucher Retoucher, Design Agency, Nottinghamshire, Competitive Salary, Perm, ASAP Blue Skies Marketing Recruitment is looking for a technical Retoucher to join a brilliant design agency based in the East Midlands. This is an exciting opportunity to work within a specialist environment, working alongside artworkers, designers, in-house photographers and an award winning Creative Director. You will work on a variety of blue chip clients across the food and beverage sector and as such, must be able to demonstrate experience of retouching specifically for food as this will be the predominant focus of your role. They are looking to see a portfolio full of before and after examples so make sure its crammed full with different retouching samples to really show case your ability and skill. It really is a unique chance to join a great agency that are growing quickly and looking to expand their team. You will be an integral part and the career opportunities here are vast! Commutable from Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Derbyshire, Warwickshire and Staffordshire, via public transport or car, this agency is easy to reach. Apply now so you dont miss out! Retoucher, Design Agency, Nottinghamshire, Competitive Salary, Perm, ASAP 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... 22 July 2014 12:12:58 +0000 Digital Designer Brief Overview This is an opening for a Digital Designer to join a forward thinking company based in spacious offices in Central Nottingham.  Our client is the market leader in their field, developing discount offers to major high-street retailers through e-commerce.  They are actively seeking a talented and creative Digital Designer to join their expanding talented and passionate team.   The role The successful candidate will gain exposure to a wide variety of projects, and can expect to be designing for various web applications.  This role will involve managing multiple projects simultaneously and working to tight deadlines, assisting the team with all creative projects and designing and producing work for a variety of digital outlets including web, email, and social platforms.  Alongside this, you will set up and administer web content, actively participate in live briefings, deliver strong creative responses to support campaign initiatives and present design proposals and supporting rationale.  In addition you will need to keep up to date with current trends and develop industry knowledge.   What we’re looking for The successful candidate will have a degree in design with a strong portfolio that oozes creativity and able to demonstrate digital work within your portfolio. You will have up to three years experience, and previous digital experience will be beneficial.   Alongside this you will be highly creative, organised, hard working, proactive and have an eagerness to learn.  You will also need a... 22 July 2014 12:12:37 +0000 Senior Designer B2B Agency This is a role with genuine potential for growth for the successful candidate. Our clients are a well established agency dealing with a varied client based in the Leisure, Financial Services, Sports, Manufacturing and Retail sectors. As a result of their growth they need to secure the services of a talented and highly organised Designer who can lead the team from the front, and help them develop their full potential, and have a positive impact on the agency as a whole. The successful candidate will have the potential to grow with the busines and work to becoming Head of Design in the longer term. It is a small and tight team supplemented  by freelance when required, so the successful candidate should be happy to work in this environment where it is sometimes necessary to adopt a 'roll up your sleeves' mentality. You will have to produce artwork when the need arises, so please bear this in mind. They need someone who : Has a body of work that demonstrates creative thinking, and versatility Is a thinker and a do-er Can demonstrate their ability to be highly adaptable Likes to lead from the front Can turn their hand to many different styles Is able to be conceptual, or just follow brand guidelines when necessary Understands that the creative output has an effect on the bottom line profitability Has strong commercial instincts Likes to interact with clients Is able to work across all media Is able to oversee the consistent quality of output from the studio 22 July 2014 10:10:06 +0000 SEO Manager SEO Manager - £25000 - £35000 My Client who operated solely online is looking for a SEO Manager to join its expanding team. Reporting to the CTO the SEO manager will focus on all aspects of SEO, PPC and strategic online development. This is a great opportunity to join the organisation in its infancy and could be a great opportunity to be in a position to grow your own team You will have an in-depth understanding of the Search Engine Optimisation process and current SEO trends, as well as Knowledge of both on-site and off-site SEO techniques, A solid understanding of SEO best practice, primarily Google, A solid understanding of PPC If this is the next stage in your online career then apply ASAP or contact