The Drum Jobs http://www.thedrum.co.uk/jobs/rss/ 10 February 2016 17:05:24 +0000 Senior Art Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119757/Senior%2520Art%2520Director.html Job Title: Senior Art Director Location: Leeds Salary: £38 - £50K   About the Senior Art Director Role You will be joining one of Leeds top creative agencies. You will be working across a variety of accounts in retail, shopper marketing, leisure, FMCG and travel sectors. The office is based in the heart of Leeds city centre; you will be surrounded by all that’s going on in this busy, vibrant city. Our client is a growing company and is on a mission to be the best company to work for in the UK. As the Senior Art Director you will have a love for photography and conceptual art. Our client is looking for someone who can work effectively from a brief with a copywriter generating ideas to present to a client. About You You will have the ability to handle various projects, maintain high standards and deliver consistent good quality work. You will be responsible for creating concepts as scamps, mac visuals and storyboards. You will have worked across ATL, integrated, digital, social media and shopper marketing. You bring with you an outstanding portfolio filled with creative and inspirational concepts. You must be passionate, conceptual and incredibly focussed to be considered for this role. Essential Skills ·         Minimum 5 years experience in a similar role ·         Retail or brand agency experience    ·         Strategic and lateral thinker What to do next If you would... 09 February 2016 22:10:24 +0000 Creative Team http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119710/Creative%2520Team.html A leading north-west agency requires a mid-weight 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), able to produce hard-hitting, award-winning campaigns that help achieve objectives and reflect the agency's high standards. Writers must be able to write long copy, as well as snappy headlines, and art directors must be able to produce strong campaign ideas AND design. Blue-skies thinking in all cases is a must.  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 advertisingresources@outlook.com 09 February 2016 22:10:27 +0000 Art Director (Mid-weight) http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119709/Art%2520Director%2520%28Mid-weight%29.html A highly creative north-west agency requires a conceptually biased art director, who also has excellent design skills, and is able to produce award-winning work for high profile brands. This is a rare opportunity for a middleweight with 4 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, 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, obviously. 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 advertisingresources@outlook.com 08 February 2016 12:12:57 +0000 Middleweight Creative Team http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119555/Middleweight%2520Creative%2520Team.html Middleweight Creative Team                                  Location: Manchester Salary: £30- 35K   About the Middleweight Creative Team role As the creative team you will be responsible for generating attention grabbing ideas that will entice the target audience of your clients. You will both be established as an art director and a copywriter you will be stuck like glue throughout the development of conceptual campaigns, you will also work with other members of the team such as web developers and editors and you will report into the Senior Art Director and Creative Director. You will be responsible for creating ideas that can be used across various platforms; you will develop a strong understanding of client requirements and execute tasks on time and to budget. About You You will exude design and creative capabilities; you will be strategic and high level conceptual thinkers with the confidence to share and present your ideas internally and externally. You will be comfortable working in a fast paced environment and have the ability to deliver campaigns that generate results for your clients. Essential Skills ·         Agency experience  ·         Design experience (photoshop, illustrator, sketch) ·         5+  years agency experience... 08 February 2016 11:11:14 +0000 Middleweight Art Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119551/Middleweight%2520Art%2520Director.html Middleweight Art Director                                    Location: Manchester Salary: £30- 35K   About the Middleweight Art Director role You will be joining an award winning communications agency that provides outstanding creative and makes huge impacts on businesses across the UK.  They are looking for a Middleweight Art Director to be responsible for the concept, art direction and design, working across multiples clients and briefs. You will work closely with the Senior Art Director and creative team in a fast paced environment. About You You will have experience in both art working and designing across digital, print and branding. You will be a conceptual thinker and will thrive when it comes to brain storming and throwing ideas around, you will be involved in the whole process through to the execution. You will come from a reputable advertising agency with a strong integrated portfolio for mainstream brands. Essential Skills ·         Design experience (photoshop, illustrator, sketch) ·         5+  years agency experience ·         Ability to pitch confidently ·         Great attention to detail What to do next If you think you might be interested and would... 08 February 2016 10:10:03 +0000 Graphic & Web Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119550/Graphic%2520%26%2520Web%2520Designer.html Graphic & web designer THINK loves brands and we're flying in 2016. We create, position and represent brands across the UK and now the world, after securing our first international client in the Caribbean. We are looking for a graduate level Graphics & Web Designer to join our Liverpool team. This is a great opportunity to work on live web and creative projects across THINK's client list in our core sectors of travel & tourism, leisure & hospitality, retail & property.  Are you creatively minded and on-point with the latest trends in web design? Role requirements:             •               Degree-level design or web development qualification or equivalent experience             •               Web design experience in Word Press, HTML & CSS and HTML e-shot design and coding (with databasing)             •               Good knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)             •               An eye for design, composition, typography and attention to... 05 February 2016 15:03:24 +0000 Copywriter http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119470/Copywriter.html It’s amazing what you can achieve with little choice of words. At Oxfam, you’ll use yours to help people worldwide bring an end to poverty.   We’re looking for an outstanding copywriter to join our ambitious, close-knit creative team on a one year fixed term role. From direct mail to press ads, one-off film scripts to integrated fundraising campaigns, you’ll have a track record of crafting powerful, emotive creative across all channels. And you’re at your best working closely with designers from concept to delivery.   If you’re a copywriter with a passion for great creative and want to see your ideas change lives for good, we’d love to hear from you   KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Creative ideas and copywriting content for the full range of Oxfam’s marketing communications channels, from direct marketing for fundraising to multi-channel brand advertising campaigns. Working in partnership with designers to generate inspiring, innovative creative JOB PROFILE H Corporate Human Resources - 2 - Management Guidelines March 2002 concepts and end products for printed and digital communications. Managing creative projects from brief to production, demonstrating careful client management and strong liaison skills. Working collaboratively with the wider communications team, from PR to social media. Actively participating in, and making a positive contribution to, the work of the Creative & Content Team and the wider Communications Division.   If you’re a copywriter with a passion for great... 05 February 2016 14:02:37 +0000 Senior Content Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119469/Senior%2520Content%2520Designer.html Senior Content Designer Ref: NB50956702/11 Salary: Grade 7 £27,924 to £30,978 (Bar at £30,178) per annum Location: Town Hall Extension, Albert Square, Manchester, M60 2LA Hours: 35 per week Permanent   Manchester City Council's Digital Communications Team is responsible for the award winning Council website, managing the site’s architecture and content, improving customer journeys and user experience using analytics and data to inform future developments and deliver the Channel Shift Strategy.   This is an opportunity to shape the development of innovative, engaging digital content across a range of platforms for Manchester.   The Senior Content Designer must have extensive experience of customer focused; task orientated content and content management systems. They will lead the development of digital content, with responsibility for the day to day management of a small content team.   The post holder will need to be able to work flexibly and use their own initiative with little supervision in a busy and pressurised environment. The ability to deal with competing priorities and to work to tight deadlines is essential.   For more information about the role and to apply online please visit http://www.manchester.gov.uk/currentjobs   Closing Date: Friday 4th March 2016 05 February 2016 14:02:15 +0000 Senior Art Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119467/Senior%2520Art%2520Director.html Senior Art Director                                    Location: Manchester Salary: £40- £45K   About the Senior Art Director role You will be joining an award winning communications agency that provides outstanding creative and makes huge impacts on businesses across the UK.  They are looking for a senior to lead the creative on key client accounts. You will be joining a collaborative team where you will be expected to be hands on in the whole process from conception through to execution. As well as looking after clients you will be also oversee the work flow in the studio, delegating jobs and encouraging creative expression. About You You will be a natural leader, you will have the ability to communicate clearly to the team and be able to direct yourself and others. You will be able to captivate your clients when you sell in the visual creative. You will be helping to build the agencies already astounding reputation   by creating high profile award winning work. Essential Skills ·         Design experience (photoshop, illustrator, sketch) ·         7+  years agency experience ·         Team management experience ·         Pitching and client management... 02 February 2016 18:06:34 +0000 Digital Graphic Designer - Northampton http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119204/Digital%2520Graphic%2520Designer%2520-%2520Northampton.html This young, energetic agency based in Northampton are looking to rapidly expand their team. As part of big plans they need to recruit a highly creative Digital Graphic Designer. They are looking for a Digital Graphic Designer with high quality design skills, excellent digital skills and up-to-date knowledge to design solutions with high visual impact to work as part of the in-house applications development team in Northampton. Working as part of a cross-functional team the role of Digital Graphic Designer involves leading and executing the creative approach for projects on a range of platforms including; web, tablet and mobile devices. Designers are responsible for the entire project; from interpreting the brief to creating the initial design through to the final build and test stage. In addition, you will use your expertise to ensure the user experience is to the highest standard and appropriate for the target audience. Key Requirements:     •    An eye-catching, high quality portfolio demonstrating an intelligent approach to design and showing an ability to take the initiative     •    Minimum 3 years previous web design experience     •    Complete mastery of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)     •    Proficiency in HTML5/CSS3 is desirable, but not mandatory     •    A strong grasp of Responsive Design principles     •    Conceptual... 01 February 2016 12:12:50 +0000 Artworker http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119066/Artworker.html   Do you want to make a difference to the lives of people in Manchester?   M-Four is Manchester City Council’s in-house creative team. We produce high-profile campaigns for a range of organisations across Greater Manchester. Our campaigns vary from reducing visits to A&E, raising awareness of sexual health, to promoting the Christmas Markets, and many more.   Find out more about us at www.mfourcreative.com   We are looking for an experienced artworker to join our award-winning studio.   The successful candidate will:   ·         Have in-depth expertise in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign ·         Possess excellent typographical skills ·         Have at least two years’ experience in a similar role ·         Have an excellent eye for detail ·         Ideally be educated to degree level.   M-Four studio is a fast-paced environment and our team are required to manage a varied workload on a day-to-day basis. To assist in this process, we provide employees with access to top-of-the-range kit and software to encourage the growth and development of talent.   If you have passion for the work you produce, want to work in a lively, hardworking environment, and are confident you can hit the ground running, then this could be an ideal opportunity for you.   To... 27 January 2016 17:05:42 +0000 Junior Graphic Designer (Arabic Speaking), Top Communications Agency, London, Great Bens http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/118607/Junior%2520Graphic%2520Designer%2520%28Arabic%2520Speaking%29%2C%2520Top.html Job Description – Junior Graphic Designer The role Portland is looking for a graphic designer to work in our central Marketing and Creative Services team – working across the businesses on material for: a range of clients – from corporate communications for FTSE100 corporates and leading challenger brands, to campaigns for global foundations and multi-national organisations; our new business proposals and pitches; Portland’s own marketing activity. Key responsibilities The graphic designer will be responsible for producing a wide range of printed and online material –including editorial reports and publications, infographics and illustrations, brand assets, campaign materials, and web / online collateral. As part of our central Marketing and Creative Services team (which brings together our design, web development, online / interactive, and event management services), the designer will work with account teams across the business to deliver their client and marketing requirements. Typical tasks may include: Producing a printed report for a major UK brand to distribute to government ministers; Working on the design of a website for a global foundation; Laying out a new business proposal and mocking-up some of the ideas included; Creating an infographic that our corporate communications team can share with the media to support a client’s message. Examples of our marketing material, which are designed in-house, can be found at http://www.portland-communications.com/publications/bringing-business-home and... 26 January 2016 13:01:33 +0000 Senior Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/118452/Senior%2520Designer.html This is a rare opportunity to join an award winning agency based in the Midlands, you will be part of a fantastic team of some of the best creatives in the region, this role would suit a senior designer looking to work on high profile big brands, get in touch for a confidential chat 26 January 2016 13:01:13 +0000 Art Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/118446/Art%2520Director.html This is an amazing opportunity to join a Midlands agency grwoing from strength to strength get in touch asap for a confidential chat. 21 January 2016 11:11:21 +0000 Print Managers http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/118081/Print%2520Managers.html Print Managers Dixons Carphone Acton, London W3 Competitive basic plus generous bonus/benefits package   Help us stay ahead of the game Dixons Carphone plc. was created by combining Dixons Retail’s home technology expertise with Carphone Warehouse’s mobile connection expertise. We’re now Europe’s largest specialist electrical and telecommunications retailer and Services Company.   Driven by a passion to make amazing things happen, we help our customers navigate the connected world. We do this by offering a comprehensive range of electrical and mobile products, all supported by expert after sales service. To help our customers realise the potential of a truly connected world.   As part of our future expansion initiative , we're looking for talented and visionary individuals to bring their passion for print by joining our Visual Communications team and taking accountability for all aspects of print production via our external printers/suppliers.   Leave your lasting footprint; bringing traditional print to life Be the go-to person for all print production matters, we’ll count on you to ensure the effective use of budgets and the successful achievement of all campaign targets and objectives. That means everything from planning, coordinating and controlling the print production process from a Visual Communications perspective to aligning with the Production Manager and external suppliers regarding ways of working.   Making sure clients projects move effectively and efficiently from... 21 January 2016 11:11:27 +0000 Email Specialists http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/118080/Email%2520Specialists.html Email Specialists Dixons Carphone Acton, London W3 Competitive basic plus generous bonus/benefits package   Help us stay ahead of the game Dixons Carphone plc. was created by combining Dixons Retail’s home technology expertise with Carphone Warehouse’s mobile connection expertise. We’re now Europe’s largest specialist electrical and telecommunications retailer and Services Company.   Driven by a passion to make amazing things happen, we help our customers navigate the connected world. We do this by offering a comprehensive range of electrical and mobile products, all supported by expert after sales service. To help our customers realise the potential of a truly connected world.   As part of our future expansion initiative , we're looking for talented and visionary individuals to keep us ahead of the game by joining our Marketing team and designing and delivering an effective email communication programme, develop innovations in design and improve our campaigns.   Make sure our emails are spot on Supporting our Email and CRM Managers in the campaign management process via Email technical and creative design and deployment that delivers on objectives and KPIs – that’s the official line. What that means is, on a day-to-day basis, you’ll work with the CRM Manager to ensure the format, design, targeting and strategy of emails are to brief and in line with our branding.   But that’s not all.   We’ll also rely on you to help the Senior Email Manager with... 21 January 2016 11:11:21 +0000 Layout Artworkers http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/118079/Layout%2520Artworkers.html Layout Artworkers Dixons Carphone Acton, London W3 Competitive basic plus generous bonus/benefits package   Help us stay ahead of the game Dixons Carphone plc was created by combining Dixons Retail’s home technology expertise with Carphone Warehouse’s mobile connection expertise. We’re now Europe’s largest specialist electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company.   Driven by a passion to make amazing things happen, we help our customers navigate the connected world. We do this by offering a comprehensive range of electrical and mobile products, all supported by expert after sales service. Our vision? To help our customers realise the potential of a truly connected world.   As part of our expansion initiative, we're looking for talented and visionary individuals to love what they do by providing creative layout/artwork solutions that hit the mark, each and every time.   Produce a creative masterpiece! A great chance to play a vital support role to the Production Manager, we’ll rely on you to originate, update and provide artwork ready templates for all POS and Literature in order to meet production schedule deadlines. We’ll also depend on you to interrogate layout/artwork briefs and respond within agreed timelines in a way that keeps clients happy and champions best in class integration. Making sure corporate brand guidelines are met will, of course, be key. What's more, you’ll be encouraged to come up with suggestions for development if you think... 19 January 2016 16:04:34 +0000 Frontend Developer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/117880/Frontend%2520Developer.html Job Title: Frontend Developer Location: Cheshire Salary: £30-35K You will be joining a full service creative agency in Cheshire that has recently been acquired by a huge marketing and communications organisation. The agency is going through some exciting new developments and is currently on the look out for a Frontend Developer. You will have the opportunity to work across a wide range of accounts. You will be responsible for building and developing your client’s websites, you will maintain these sites and fix any issues and you will be comfortable implementing new web technologies and functionality’s ensuring your clients websites are the best, putting this agency at the forefront of market leaders. Experience required: - ·         HTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP ·         Experience working on multiple projects and to tight deadlines ·         4-7 years agency experience If you would like to find out more then please get in touch to Nicola Stelfox at Better Placed on  0161 238 6700 or drop me a line at nicolastelfox@betterplaced.com 19 January 2016 12:12:04 +0000 Creative Artworker - Redditch, Worcestershire http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/117862/Creative%2520Artworker%2520-%2520Redditch%2C%2520Worcestershire.html Redditch based in-house studio are currently looking for a Creative Artworker to join their team.  You’ll be working across a range of print, advertising and onlne projects for the travel industry. As Creative Artworker you will working on templated projects and also providing design input where needed. An important part of this role is to liaise with suppliers in the uk and internationally to collate information for brochures, advertising and emailers, so you'll need to be a motivated self starter with good project management skills.   Essential skills required: • Previous experience in a similar Creative Artworker role, either working within a team or independently • Broad range of technical skills to create high quality artwork, along with an understanding of print and production techniques • High skill level in using Adobe software: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat • Motivated self-starter with excellent attention to detail • Project management skills: troubleshooting, able to work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines, multi-task and manage priorities So if this looks like the role for you I'd love to see your CV and work samples. Creative Artworker Redditch, Worcestershire £20-25k 19 January 2016 12:12:12 +0000 M/W Creative Team http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/117861/M%2FW%2520Creative%2520Team.html This is a fantastic opportunity to join a thriving advertising agency based in Manchester city centre, this agency have growth from strength to strenght and have some of the best talent in the UK, Due to continued success they are now looking for a middle weight creative team, copywirter and Art Director to join them.  You will have brilliant career prospects and the chance to work with some of the best creatives in the industry.  You will also get to work on high profile TV campains.  Get in touch asap for more information. 19 January 2016 12:12:20 +0000 Junior Creative Team http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/117860/Junior%2520Creative%2520Team.html This is a fantastic opportunity to join a thriving advertising agency based in Manchester city centre, this agency have growth from strength to strenght and have some of the best talent in the UK, Due to continued success they are now looking for a junior creative team, copywirter and Art Director to join them.  You will have brilliant career prospects and the chance to work with some of the best creatives in the industry.  You will also get to work on high profile TV campains.  Get in touch asap for more information. 17 January 2016 10:10:49 +0000 Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/117720/Designer.html An award-winning integrated agency is looking for an additional (mid-weight) designer to join their highly creative team working across a wide range of TTL campaigns. Working closely with other team members, directors and clients, your main responsibility will be to develop creative and design solutions and support the Creative Director, whilst also ensuring that  projects are completed on-time and to the required standard. You’ll (obviously) be a high-powered creative (with a book that proves it), who is able to produce strong ideas and make them work, both on and offline (print, websites, landing pages, social media, email campaigns, etc.), and must have excellent communication, project and time management skills, together with the ability to think commercially and strategically, and a high level of proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Any additional skills in video editing, motion graphics, UX/UI design & information architecture would be very welcome (but are NOT essential). This is an outstanding opportunity for a super-talented, highly-motivated and multi-skilled designer to join a top agency at an exciting stage in its development. Call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV/samples to advertisingresources@outlook.com 12 February 2016 21:09:24 +0000 Digital Production Co-ordinator http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119965/Digital%2520Production%2520Co-ordinator.html Digital Production Co-ordinator - VOD - DTO A new role for a Digital Production Co-ordinate has opened up with one of the biggest media companies in the UK. If you have a keen eye for all social media platforms, have management experience and enjoy working with people, then this is the role for you! Key Responsibilities: To produce, co-ordinate and deliver assets for digital clients to support DTO and VOD sales. To manage the time of a pre-existing team of designers and art workers in order to fulfil all digital artwork requests on time, on budget and on schedule. To manage the digital artwork schedules, client databases and contact information. To source artwork, photography, title treatments and DVD artwork. To maintain a good network of contacts with other social and digital execs. To ensure brand guardianship on all artwork produced. Essential skills and experience: Experience in producing creative for large, complex digital marketing campaigns for a global audience. Experience of executing marketing plans, establishing processes and delivering content. Experience of writing briefs and working with Creative teams desirable. Experience of working B2B or B2C with strong branded properties. Demonstrable customer management experience. Project management experience. Microsoft Office experience is essential. If you think that this is a good role for you, then please apply ASAP! McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical... 12 February 2016 18:06:50 +0000 In-House Retoucher http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119959/In-House%2520Retoucher.html In-House High End Retoucher Working on behalf of an international, luxury interior design company, I am looking for a high-end Retoucher who is extremely organised and has a proactive attitude. You will require a minimum of 3 years’ professional experience, a design related degree and be familiar with working in a fast paced environment. Experience in fashion, retail or interiors and retouching fabrics & materials is beneficial but not essential. Note that the company is based near Uxbridge so the role would suit candidate living in the North-West London area or surrounding boroughs. Good public transport links are nearby and they have parking spaces for their staff. The Role Reporting into the Graphic Design Manager you will be working alongside an in-house design team across a number of their brands. Key responsibilities include retouching, colour correcting and resizing a mix of lifestyle, product, still-life and flat-shot imagery. The Retoucher will provide files for a variety of RGB and CMYK media outputs. You will also be the guardian of all imagery on and offline across the entire company’s brands, so you must be methodical, proactive and efficient. The successful candidate will be responsible for signing-off their own work, as well as from others in the organisation. Key Responsibilities: Retouching – Image retouching and colour correction to a very high standard Image Management – Re-sizing imagery for print, online, PR and marketing purposes. Filing & archiving. Quality Control –Liaising with printers and... 12 February 2016 16:04:26 +0000 Junior Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119955/Junior%2520Designer.html Junior Designer, Retail Company, Banbury, 16-18k, Perm, ASAP My client, a busy and expandingretailer of luxury goodsare looking to expand their In house Creative team and as such the position of Junior Designer has arisen! Working within a fast paced and growing environment you will be supporting the Creative Director and the Lead Graphic Designer and your role will be hands on working on projects from concept to completion. You must have had experience working across branding and campaigns for retail environments considering the customer journey and have the ability to work across a variety of different touch points across brochures, web, advertising and POS. You will haveexcellent attention to detail and a greateye for detail, as well as a real appreciation of what constitutes 'good design'. You will be very creative and be able to turn yourhand to design projects as and when required but first and foremost you will be a precise and technical sound Artworker. Responsibilities: - Deliver consistent meticulous graphic illustration and presentation artwork to the design team. - Edit and cut images which will be used for web banners and brochures. - Use Photoshop and Adobe Creative Suite. - Have an understanding of artwork, print, production and finishing processes. - Create seasonal and branding graphics for use in brochures, web and POS displays. - Have an eye for detail and display excellent precision in their work. - Be down to earth, friendly, have a positive attitude, be hardworking, and have pride in your work. - Be someone they can teach and...