The Drum Jobs http://www.thedrum.co.uk/jobs/rss/ 17 October 2014 09:09:35 +0000 Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80250/Designer.html My client is a leading consumer business based in Harrogate which has continued to grow throughout 2014. As part of its continued commitment to its marketing team they are now looking for a Graphic Designer to help strengthen their creative team.   As a Designer you will play an integral part of the creative team, interpreting briefs and proving creative ideas and opportunities whilst ensuing brand guidelines are maintained.   Your key responsibilities will include:   Taking projects from brief to completion ensuing that you take individual responsibility to ensure all creative work meets the required standard. Liaising with internal departments to determine design requirements. Developing effective monthly mail shots Packaging final artwork and managing deliveries to external suppliers.   You will have previous commercial design experience and be fully conversant in all the latest Adobe package. Additional CSS and HTML experience would put candidates in good stead. 09 October 2014 09:09:47 +0000 Email / Web Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79867/Email%2520%2F%2520Web%2520Designer.html We’ve very big plans for the future and we want you to be part of them. Join us at this exciting time of change and you’ll play a lead role in shaping the marketing team of the future, as we grow internationally and set the pace in customer segments, in season trading, mobile-centric retailing and more. Marketing the best fashion ranges around to new and 2.5 million existing customers, you’ll help us to build our highly profitable business and realise the massive potential of our big brands across our shops, catalogues and online stores.   We are recruiting both web and email designers. Full details and requirements for both roles are available on our website but for both roles the candidates will be required to work on a number of different projects, ranging from initial concepts through to the completed, published designs. The ideal candidates will need to have good ideas and plenty of enthusiasm, and have good experience of industry standard design & development tools.    Responsibilities Working to a weekly design schedule outlining the tasks for the week ahead, meeting the deadlines and timescales attributed to each job. Liaising with the email marketing exec to clarify understanding prior to working on the brief.   Interpreting the brief to deliver visually appealing designs and high quality design solutions. Building your signed off design concepts, ensuring the finished design works on all supported browsers and devices.   You will demonstrate knowledge of the opportunities and limitations of... 07 October 2014 15:03:32 +0000 Senior Designer (Retail Campaigns & Branding) - Birmingham http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79727/Senior%2520Designer%2520%28Retail%2520Campaigns%2520%26%2520Branding%29%2520-.html This leading branding design agency based on the outskirts of Birmingham, is looking for a Senior Designer with strong branding experience to strengthen their team. Due to continued success and new client wins this leading branding design agency need a star player to fill the role of Senior Designer who has previous design experience in the retail leisure and food & beverage sectors. The ideal Senior Designer candidate will have worked in the agency environment for some time and be familiar with all the studio processes and managing client briefs alongside the account handling teams. They will be looking for a portfolio full of strong branding, corporate ID's and retail campaigns. Great attention to detail is a must along with an appreciation of branding and the ability to produce innovative conceptual designs that tactically run across various media. The Senior Designer will also be a strong team leader and be able to drive the creative product of the agency to the highest standard. This is a great role for someone who is looking to work as part of a collaborative team, where the focus of the business is on creative quality and design that delivers real return for their clients. The agency is well established and has an enviable client list, working with enviable list of high profile retail brands. In return they offer a great working environment where everyone in the team is respected and valued. There are no glass ceilings. Everyone has a Personal Development Plan and is on an inspiring journey of career development. Salaries are competitive... 03 October 2014 17:05:10 +0000 Packaging Production Manager - Birmingham http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79596/Packaging%2520Production%2520Manager%2520-%2520Birmingham.html Due to new client wins a full time role is available for an experienced Production Manger with Packaging knowledge to join this fast growing creative, advertising & marketing agency based just north of Birmingham. Extensive Packaging printing experience will be essential, along with knowledge of packaging artwork production and set up for a range of specialist printing processes. Outline The Packaging Production Manger is a key member of the agency team, carrying responsibility for customer service delivery, operational excellence and innovation and project management of all print related jobs. The Production Print Manger/Print Buyer will be responsible for the print management of the client, from RFQ, supplier assessment, managing WIPs, buying of print along with press passing and final delivery of print to its end destination. The role will encompass the management and delivery of packaging and to be the voice of print knowledge to your fellow Account Managers have responsibility for, the overall quality control of print and delivery, WIP management, project management, cost control and estimation, cost tracking and invoicing, project briefing and support for the customer. Your location will be in the Agency HQ near Birmingham but there may be a requirement for travel to printers, The successful candidate will have print experience either client or agency side, they will also need to be motivated, organized, able to prioritise and think clearly under pressure. Desired Skills and Experience - Packaging print and artwork production knowledge - Regional... 03 October 2014 17:05:19 +0000 Retail/3D Designer - Leicestershire http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79595/Retail%2F3D%2520Designer%2520-%2520Leicestershire.html Busy Retail Design Agency based in Leicester are looking for a Retail/3D Designer to join their busy creative team. They are looking for Senior / Mid-Weight Creatives with experience within retail / interior design. 3d rendering skills ( preferably 3DsMax ) are important as well as hand sketching.  Competency in the following would also be desirable: AutoCAD / Vectorworks, Indesign, Photoshop & illustrator. Please forward your CV and samples ASAP if your are available 02 October 2014 18:06:52 +0000 Junior-Midweight Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79539/Junior-Midweight%2520Designer.html We’re working with a major leisure brand to find a talented Junior-Midweight Designer to work within their in-house studio.  You’ll work across a wide range of projects, both print and digital, and you should be able to deliver clear and effective concepts across various channels.  You should be passionate about design and typography, and it’s also important you either have some HTML experience or are willing to learn HTML, as designing and building HTML emails is part of every designers role within the studio.   This is a great opportunity to work for a major brand across some great projects. 30 September 2014 18:06:16 +0000 Creative Director of Consumer Packaging - Global Design Agency http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79327/Creative%2520Director%2520of%2520Consumer%2520Packaging%2520-%2520Global.html Global independent design agency is in search of a new Creative Director with a strong background in consumer packaging and interest in branding to head up a new team within their London Studio. You would not be reporting to an ECD so this is the most senior creative role within the agency! The brands mostly focused across the FMCG sector range from drinks, Food and health and beauty This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to come in and head up a brand new team whilst also working very closely with a very talented Creative Director on the Corporate branding team to ensue the agency is moving forward in the right direction. Skills and Experience Experience in major branding consultancies working on high profile clients on a variety of branding issues. Clarity of thinking, delegation, effective use of other design staff and resource. Pushing hard for creative solutions that become leading examples of branding. Strong understanding of Brand Architecture and the wider world of design beyond packaging. Salary - 100k-120k + benefits and bonus scheme 30 September 2014 12:12:01 +0000 Midweight Creative designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79305/Midweight%2520Creative%2520designer.html Fantastic East Mids design and branding agency is looking for a Midweight Designer to work on a portfolio of top high street names. You will have a broad experience in all aspects of brand building, mostly in retail and fashion. Not only will you be an excellent individual creative, but you’ll energise and motivate the team making sure everyone gets involved in making the client’s brands come to life. Experience of directing high profile photo shoots is also key! Capable of taking projects from start to finish you will have experience implementing across small and large retail formats. In short, if this isn’t one of the best retail design jobs out of London, then I don’t know what is! Be warned though, the selection criteria is very high! If you’re curious to find out more, please get in touch and sending over your CV and samples. 26 September 2014 17:05:22 +0000 Head Of Creative http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79202/Head%2520Of%2520Creative.html Calling all senior creatives. We’re handling an extremely exciting opportunity for a Head of Creative to join a fantastic up and coming agency in the region. You will need to be a passionate and ambitious individual with a book bursting with creativity and work that spans all channels from TV to press, literature to digital and experiential. You’ll have a clear conceptual ability and a real confidence in your thinking, with a proven track record of exciting clients with your ideas and how they can benefit their businesses. If successful you will be working with a brilliant and likeminded team of people who believe are always looking to push the boundaries to achieve the best possible results for clients. In addition you will need to be a confident relationship builder with gravitas and passion, a natural team leader who nurtures and inspires, with a great ability to pitch to clients. We’ll also need you to have a good commercial acumen – it’s not creative for the sake of creative, but someone who can clearly translate business requirements in to exceptional creative solutions. It's essential that you understand the wider marketing mix and the importance of developing campaigns that work across all channels, you’ll need to be as comfortable thinking digitally as you are across traditional channels and you must be happy working across truly integrated activity. An opportunity to work with a great team and be an integral part of their growth moving forward. Its a role that won’t be around for long so don’t hesitate and... 26 September 2014 16:04:21 +0000 Senior Designer / Team Leader (Brand, Web, Print) http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79198/Senior%2520Designer%2520%2F%2520Team%2520Leader%2520%28Brand%2C%2520Web%2C%2520Print%29.html IE Design Consultancy is an award winning brand strategy, web design and digital marketing agency for the Charity, Health and Education sectors. Based in the historic Jewellery Quarter of Birmingham, with a satellite studio in Brighton, IE is a team of 26 brand storytellers and digital problem solvers who are passionate about the power of crafted, integrated communications. Founded 20 years ago, IE is expanding rapidly in line with ambitious growth plans and ever-increasing demand. We are searching for an experienced, highly creative senior designer with at least 4 years agency experience to join our growing creative team. We are looking for someone with bags of experience in UI/UX/Web design, branding and design for print. An in-depth knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is a must along with a rich understanding of design for the web. Are you capable of producing outstanding, fully realised ideas, from concept through to completion for both digital and print-based projects alike? Do you have a keen eye for detail and a passion for craftsmanship in all aspects of the job? The creative team needs an inspiring leader with a rounded skill set someone who is able to create beautiful work and take responsibility for team delivery and supporting / encouraging the young talent in the team. Are you fiercely bright, responsible and self-disciplined? Are you highly motivated? Are you a good communicator who is well organised and excellent at problem solving? Are you confident, reliable and able to develop designs for a variety of clients and applications? IE's designers are... 22 October 2014 17:05:43 +0000 Middleweight Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80831/Middleweight%2520Designer.html Middleweight Designer, Brand Communication Agency, Nottinghamshire, 22,000-25,000, Perm ASAP. Blue Skies Marketing Recruitment is on the hunt for a middleweight designer to join an integrated agency in Nottinghamshire. This agency is without a doubt an exciting and inspiring place to work with its amazing client portfolio, which means you must be creatively minded with excellent design and communication skills. This really is an exciting opportunity for a designer to work in an inspiring and creative environment and working with a highly talented and skilled team across various clients. As a designer, you most definitely need to be up to date with industry standard software including Photoshop and InDesign, and you must be able to present an amazing portfolio that is varied, covering both print and digital and have at least 18 months experience as a Middleweight designer. Duties within the role: Client liaison - taking briefs and presenting work. Working with a diverse team of designers, developers and copywriters to communicate your ideas and the clients needs to get the best results. Time management of your own projects. Taking a project from initial brief all the way to print ready artwork. Image re-touching in Photoshop This really is a very exciting opportunity to work within a very exciting brand communications agency in the heart of their creative team. This agency is also easily commutable by car from Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire. If you think youve got what it takes to join this brilliant agency and work with some top clients and... 22 October 2014 16:04:41 +0000 Graphic Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80827/Graphic%2520Designer.html Graphic Designer Location: Greater Manchester Salary: 28,000 to 30,000 My client is currently looking a Designer to add to their expanding team. Working as part of the in-house design team, the role will include ensuring that all marketing material, content, strategy and advertising is on brand and engaging. You will work in conjunction with the offline marketing and design teams to create integrated communications for use across all available channels. You will have to demonstrate a proven track record of conceptual graphic design within an in house team and ideally you will have had responsibility for overseeing more junior team members within a previous role.You should have had experience in designing for all areas of print and some experience of design within digital media would also be an advantage. This is a really exciting opportunity to advance your career as a graphic designer within a business that rally values it's creative resource. For more information please submit your CV and portfolio by pressing the apply button now. 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... 22 October 2014 15:03:06 +0000 Senior Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80813/Senior%2520Designer.html Manchester Senior Designer required for this city centre agency.  They have some great clients and you’ll work on print and digital projects within a team of front end developers and artworkers.  It’s a very successful, stable company and they are well organised and professional.  You’ll create impactful design across print and digital and don’t need any coding skills – you will need to demonstrate that you can produce visuals for digital projects.       22 October 2014 15:03:04 +0000 Junior - Middleweight Graphic Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80812/Junior%2520%2520-%2520Middleweight%2520Graphic%2520Designer.html Junior Designers: A fantastic opportunity has arisen with a branding agency based in Chester who are searching for an enthusiastic, talented and dedicated Junior Graphic Designer. Based in the city centre, this is the perfect environment to build on your existing skills and background, as well as the chance to learn from a skilled and knowledgeable team and gain meaningful, commercial experience. You will be working on a range of projects, from print design including branding, brochure design, and direct mail, digital design including producing front end designs and the opportunity to pitch your work to some leading clients. Other duties will include document amendments and general art working across printed work. Support-wise you will have assistance from the Head of Design as well as a small but hard-working team of designers and art workers around you. So what do you need? A background of around 3 years experience within a similar branding / B2B agency would be ideal, but we will consider junior designers from a range of backgrounds so long as you have held a permanent Graphic Design position for a minimum of 2 years and have a strong portfolio. Any candidates with both graphic and motion experience will be advantageous. Could this be your next step to further your career? If you think you have what it takes, please submit your updated CV and portfolio of commercial work samples today and we will be in touch. 22 October 2014 15:03:51 +0000 Creative Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80793/Creative%2520Director.html Creative Director, Digital Agency, Oxfordshire, 50-65k My client, a Digital Agency based in Oxfordshire are on the hunt for an outstanding Creative Director. Could you join them working across the board on Digital and Print projects? Are you based in or near Oxfordshire and can you drive with daily access to a car as you'll definitely need both due to their rural location! This Agency are a compact, full-service video and interactive communications company. They make anything that moves (web apps, websites, E learning, video, animation) and a few things that don't (print, and the occasional board game). They communicate brand messages to employees and customers via internal and external communications working for a relatively small number of clients, including some BIG names in the Automotive Industry. They are happiest of all when their clients come back to them for more! Theyre looking for a creative leader with a genuine passion for design to join their team. As Creative Director you'll be happiest leading and developing inspirational work across all digital media, from web apps to print campaigns to video and animation. You'll have ownership of the design team, mentoring and developing the Agencys creative team, and leading by example from within. As Creative Director you'll be briefing and managing both internal and external resources and getting your hands dirty with ideation, design, layout and artworking where required so, a hands-on approach is key to this role. Demonstrating great leadership and team-working skills, you'll possess the strength... 22 October 2014 14:02:23 +0000 Motion Graphics Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80792/Motion%2520Graphics%2520Designer.html Manchester One of the leading communications agencies based in Manchester is looking for a versatile Motion Graphics Designer to join their team. This agency works across a variety of diverse projects for their clients including web design, events, design and build, print and video production. A minimum of 2 years experience is essential. You should be ideas led and conceptually strong when working on projects and have experience of both corporate and creative projects. You should also have well developed technical skills across the major motion graphics and video production software. This is a great opportunity to work in an agency that is willing to continue the development of your skills and abilities.     22 October 2014 14:02:57 +0000 Graphics Designer with Motion Graphics experience http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80791/Graphics%2520Designer%2520with%2520Motion%2520Graphics%2520experience.html One of the leading communications agencies based in Manchester is looking for a versatile Graphics Designer with video editing and motion graphics experience. This agency works across a variety of diverse projects for their clients including web design, events, design and build, print and video production. A minimum of 2 years experience is essential. You should be ideas led and conceptually strong when working on projects and have experience of both corporate and creative projects. You should also have well developed technical skills across the major motion graphics and video production software. This is a great opportunity to work in an agency that is willing to continue the development of your skills and abilities.     22 October 2014 13:01:44 +0000 Artworker http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80789/Artworker.html Artworker - Full Service Marketing Agency - Central Bristol Location - Salary DOE This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced artworker to join this highly regarded studio within one of Bristol's leading marketing agencies!! This role encompasses a wide range of work in the artwork Studio, providing excellent opportunities to learn and develop new and existing skills. The job: As Artworker your duties will include; Artwork production of any combination of press ads, point-of-sale, brochures, leaflets and direct mail pieces on a daily basis Mounting artwork for presentation and producing mock-ups of items for printer/client reference General preparation and despatch of design files to a digital reprographic standard ready for pre-press production Liaising closely with Creative and Account Teams on a regular basis You will need to have; Previous experience as an Artworker in a Mac environment, preferably in a busy fast-moving setting combining print and press production Thorough knowledge of print techniques The ability to artwork from a scamp under direction from Creative/Design department Knowledge and hands on experience of the latest Mac hardware and system software, and also be conversant with current industry standard applications (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat). The ability to build Flash would be a bonus This is the chance to work for a highly respected agency and really won't be around for long! If you're keen to know more then don't hesitate to apply! Summary: Artworker Full Service Marketing Agency Central Bristol... 22 October 2014 13:01:25 +0000 Senior Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80782/Senior%2520Designer.html Your role would be to push this company’s creative reputation through innovative thinking and creative graphics whilst maintaining this brands well known history and reputation. The work involved will cover many different areas of design moving from print collateral/packaging/brochures/advertising to internal publications which go from in-store to online. They will need someone who is a real creative thinker who has an experienced background in the creative sector and has a good working knowledge of digital/online work. There is a need for someone with a history of working on print related processes on top of that. If you think this could be a role for you please send your C.V and Portfolio in. 22 October 2014 11:11:08 +0000 Graphic Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80766/Graphic%2520Designer.html My client is a leading business based in Harrogate, currently looking for a Designer on a 12 month contract. As a Designer you will play an integral part of the creative team, interpreting briefs and proving creative ideas and opportunities whilst ensuing brand guidelines are maintained.   Your key responsibilities will include:   Taking projects from brief to completion ensuing that you take individual responsibility to ensure all creative work meets the required standard. Liaising with internal departments to determine design requirements. Developing effective monthly mail shots Packaging final artwork and managing deliveries to external suppliers.   You will have previous commercial design experience and be fully conversant in all the latest Adobe package. Additional CSS and HTML experience would put candidates in good stead. 22 October 2014 11:11:29 +0000 Graphic Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80764/Graphic%2520Designer.html My client is a leading consumer business based in Sheffield which has continued to grow throughout 2014. As part of its continued commitment to its marketing team they are now looking for a Graphic Designer to help strengthen their creative team.   As a Designer you will play an integral part of the creative team, interpreting briefs and proving creative ideas and opportunities whilst ensuing brand guidelines are maintained.   Your key responsibilities will include:   Taking projects from brief to completion ensuing that you take individual responsibility to ensure all creative work meets the required standard. Liaising with internal departments to determine design requirements. Developing effective monthly mail shots Packaging final artwork and managing deliveries to external suppliers.   You will have previous commercial design experience and be fully conversant in all the latest Adobe package. Additional CSS and HTML experience would put candidates in good stead. 22 October 2014 11:11:43 +0000 Junior / Midweight Retail Designer – Award winning Agency http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80761/Junior%2520%2F%2520Midweight%2520Retail%2520Designer%2520%26%23x2013%3B%2520Award.html Junior / Midweight Retail Designer – West End – Award winning Creative Agency A global creative agency in the heart of West London are on the lookout for a junior to midweight designer to join their talented design team. You will be part of award winning agency producing retail solutions across in store environments. Working with clients across FMCG to telecom brands you will be reporting directly into the design manager. The creative agency offers a relaxed but fast paced environment and are looking for someone to work within their retail sector across seasonal campaigns, POS through to Digital. This creative agency is looking for someone who can work closely with their artwork studio to bring creative ideas to real life. The right candidate for this position must have -A minimum of 2 years agency or in-house experience. -Exposure to retail. -Experience working across promotions and retail campaigns. -Confidence to deal with clients. But above everything else the right candidate will have a positive attitude and have bags of enthusiasm. 23,000 - 27,000 + really good benefits For further information regarding this position please contact Surfraz@Twist on 07411777226 / Surfraz@twistorstick.co.uk 22 October 2014 09:09:28 +0000 Lead Designer and Artworker - Leeds http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80743/Lead%2520Designer%2520and%2520Artworker%2520-%2520Leeds.html How good are you?   Magpie is a growing and ambitious agency. We care about the kind of company that we are and the people that we employ. We are looking for talented individuals to join our creative team in the roles of artworker and lead designer.   This is about finding the best and becoming the best. If you have drive and determination, and your portfolio shows this, then we want to hear from you!   Artworker You are a highly-skilled and ambitious creative artworker with a knockout portfolio.   With the ability to develop designs across a range of media within brand guidelines, your skills will play an integral part of our design process. You deliver immaculate layouts with exceptional use of imagery and beautiful treatment of type. You are responsible for delivering high quality work that is technically accurate. You actively communicate project progress and design decisions and ensure all amendments are captured. You conscientiously take each piece of design to sign off, delivering it on time, even when under pressure and your pre-press skills are second to none.    Lead Designer You are a confident, experienced designer and your creative reputation matters to you.   Working in a small, fast-growing company you will be involved in challenging and stimulating projects from day one. You proactively work to understand each client's unique business needs and embrace audience insight. You probe, interpret and grasp design briefs. You’re a conceptual thinker with strong graphic design skills and an... 21 October 2014 10:10:32 +0000 Social Media Executive - Milton Keynes http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80699/Social%2520Media%2520Executive%2520-%2520Milton%2520Keynes.html Social Media Executive - Milton Keynes To be suitable for this role you MUST have at least two years' successful in-house social media experience including developing social strategy and day to day management of social media platforms. We are looking for a creative thinker with excellent copywriting skills; analytical skills and the ability to measure, analyse and report on our social media success. This person must have a genuine interest & passion for social media marketing & digital marketing technologies. Responsibilities include: * Developing and carrying out the social media strategy in line with organisational requirements * Daily management of the company's social media channels * Assisting with website management including content publication, analytics and reporting * Writing & publishing compelling creative content for a variety of outlets * Raising awareness of existing products and services, launches, events, webinars, publications & media coverage through social channels * Build awareness; engage & develop communities on various social channels * Build awareness; engage & develop relationships with key social media influencers * Assist with digital marketing campaigns * Manage & co-ordinate the company's email marketing Knowledge of social media tools & Microsoft Office are crucial for this role About the company: You will be doing your social media strategies for on of my clients biggest and best companies. They are a global manufacturing and retail organisation and a world wide recognised business. This is a very... 20 October 2014 17:05:55 +0000 Graphic Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80685/Graphic%2520Designer.html This hidden gem of an agency based in Stockport are currently seeking a talented and versatile designer / artworker to join their close-knit studio team. You will be working over a variety of digital and print based projects including brochures, catalogues. POS, exhibition, email and web. You will be a conceptual creative, capable of taking a project from brief right through to print ready artwork. You'll also be a great communicator, able to deal directly with clients both in person and over the telephone. Excellent mac skills (Adobe CS and quark) are a pre-requsite for this position, as is the ability to work as part of a hard working creative team.