The Drum Jobs http://www.thedrum.co.uk/jobs/rss/ 23 September 2016 13:01:47 +0000 Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/137758/Designer.html We are currently looking to attract a designer to support our go to market team in the production of creative solutions to meet our campaign requirements and to exceed expectations. The designer will be based in our go to market team and will work closely with our senior designer and content team, building up knowledge and awareness of a creative function. Duties will include supporting our senior designer in attending briefings, working with the content team to create brave creative concepts that reflect our values, creative execution of media adverts, on-line content, presentations, wallpapers, diagrams, emarketing and imagery. This position will provide you the chance to bring new ideas to the team. We need you to immerse yourself in the design community. Other duties will involve dealing with image sourcing, photo retouching and sizing and Icon creation. The role is a fantastic position for a designer who is keen to really build on their designer experience and gain more exposure and someone who is keen to learn. We are keen to secure designers who have outstanding design and artwork skills, ability to take through a project from design to finished artwork, strong communication skills and good design industry knowledge. We use adobe creative suite so experience of using this previously is essential as well as Word and PowerPoint. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, a nurturing and collaborative culture and structured progression that develops and encourages career aspiration. For a confidential conversation, please call Claire Jackson on 0161... 23 September 2016 13:01:09 +0000 Lead Designer FTC http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/137756/Lead%2520Designer%2520FTC.html We are currently looking to attract a lead designer to play a key part in our creative team by producing creative solutions to meet our campaign requirements and to exceed expectations. This is for a 6 – 9 month FTC with the possibility of extending further.   The lead designer will be based in our go to market team and will be a key member of the content team and will have the support of another designer. Duties will include overseeing the brand integrity of the design team, provide mentoring support to other team members, presenting creative concepts that have been created from the design team and being our creative lead for all strategy pieces. This position will give you the change to be our brand custodian and the developer of our brand and overview of creative execution for our media ads, advertorials, on-line content, presentations, pitches, stationery, diagrams, emarketing, imagery and any other design based activity as required.   It is essential for this position that you thrive in a role where you can be our design guru, be a confident communicator and have previously dealt with seeing design ideas turned into the finished product and to the end of the marketing campaign. We use Adobe Creative suite as well as word and PowerPoint.    We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, a nurturing and collaborative culture and structured progression that develops and encourages career aspiration. For a confidential conversation, please call Claire Jackson on 0161 838 6300 or email claire.jackson@blmlaw.com.   22 September 2016 14:02:13 +0000 Marketing Manager Graphic and Digital Focus http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/137636/Marketing%2520Manager%2520%2520Graphic%2520and%2520Digital%2520Focus.html The successful candidate will be responsible from A – Z for a wide range of product related marketing and communications projects, with primary focus on web management and visual design of all our global marketing collaterals. Working with stakeholders across the whole organisation in particular global product development, marketing, sales, countries and client facing teams. Located in either Zurich, Switzerland or London, UK the position reports into Global Head of Marketing based in Zurich.   Key tasks of this diverse and challenging role include: WEB  Web management for group wide global website ( www.equatex.com )  Management and updating of all social media channels  Editorial work, updating information in various domains Preparing and conceptualising digital content, including social media graphics, campaign images and online banner ads Formatting/retouching and resizing images for web use PROJECT MANAGEMENT  Project manage global product marketing campaigns and launches  Update, maintain and identify new needs and creative ideas for product marketing  GRAPHIC DESIGN Work with existing creative and brand identities and our new CI / CD guidelines  Provide design recommendations, expertise and leadership  Concept, design and produce marketing collaterals, campaign support materials and promotional items (e.g. brochures, fact sheets, adverts, presentations, event stands and email templates)  Maintain high quality work while adhering to brand standards Assure brand standards are... 22 September 2016 10:10:36 +0000 Artworker - Tamworth, Staffordshire http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/137546/Artworker%2520-%2520Tamworth%2C%2520Staffordshire.html International Packaging Design and Production company are seeking an experienced Artworker to produce artwork across a range of boxes and cartons, blister packs, labels and other printed material. You'll be based in their studio in Tamworth, Staffordshire working within the artwork production team. Excellent skills with the latest Adobe Creative Suite, especially Illustrator will be essential, along with knowledge of packaging artworking techniques. Knowledge of working with creative guidelines already laid down will be required, making amends, using your initiative and creating new layouts and designs across a range of boxes and cartons, blister packs and labels. As with all artworking roles excellent attention to detail and the ability to work accurately at speed is key. Key Responsibilities: •    Accurately create artwork for client, following client’s brand guidelines or design requirements, with the ability to create multilingual artwork whilst maintaining consistency across the complete range.   •    Ensure that all work is completed to client guidelines and to the standards outlined in the process and procedures •    Ensure artwork interpretation is achievable within print production constraints. •    Prepare accurate artworks from approved design and brief •    Ensure client guidelines are followed •    Roll-out artwork across complicated multilingual packs from translation documents •    Ability to... 22 September 2016 10:10:14 +0000 Retoucher - Tamworth, Staffordshire http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/137545/Retoucher%2520-%2520Tamworth%2C%2520Staffordshire.html International Packaging Design and Production company are seeking an experienced Retoucher with a keen eye for colour and colour matching skills and knowledge of artwork, pre-press and repro procedures. You'll be based in their studio in Tamworth, Staffordshire working within the artwork production team. Excellent skills with the latest Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop will be essential, along with knowledge of artwork, pre-press and repro procedures. Key Responsibilities: •    Converting images received into colour correct, production ready images for use in any media environment. •    Colour correct and execute client’s comments and direction •    Managing multi layered PSD’s containing multiple Layer sets and file management. •    Produce colour accurate proofs for client approval •    Ability to mentor new & junior staff, provide training to less experienced team members •    Responsibility for ensuring line and traffic managers are kept informed of the progress of the jobs they are working on, and any impact there is to the production plan •    To understand the importance of using systems and to record image retouching progress on jobs •    To ensure that all images produced and proofed are correct and reviewed in accordance to the quality procedures •    Develop and update master artworks and guideline documentation. •    Ability... 21 September 2016 11:11:07 +0000 Digital Project Manager: Manchester city centre http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/137483/Digital%2520Project%2520Manager%3A%2520Manchester%2520city%2520centre.html Digital Project Manager: Manchester, £30 - 40K We are extremely excited to be working exclusively with this Manchester based Digital agency. Over many years they have worked with some of the UK's best loved brands creating Digital solutions that people use on a daily basis. Justifiably they have built a reputation for being at the forefront of Digital innovation and creativity and it is impossible not to be impressed by the work award winning work they've undertaken. They put their success squarely down to the quality of people they hire. They look for people who share their passion for creativity and who are prepared to push boundaries for their clients. Now, as a result of growth this year, they require a Digital Project Manager with exactly this mindset. Working across several high profile clients, the Digital Project Manager will take responsibility for: Management of Digital projects from initial brief through to completion. Taking an active role in initial meetings with the client to understand their requirement in detail.  Leading planning meetings internally with Developers, Designers and Strategists to devise effective responses to projects. Overseeing the completion of work liaising regularly with clients to keep them apprised of progress and engaged in the project. Managing resources and budgets to ensure the project is completed on time within budget. For projects involving complex (and in some cases untested) technologies, sourcing external support as required. It is important to note that this Digital Project... 20 September 2016 16:04:22 +0000 Digital Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/137414/Digital%2520Designer.html Job Title: Digital Designer Location: Lancashire Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 About the Digital Designer Role You will be joining a luxury shoe retailer in West Lancashire. As the Digital Designer you will be responsible for providing design solutions for all offline marketing campaigns as well as online HTML Emails, web banners and category landing pages. You will work closely with the marketing team to keep updated with key collections and departments for promotion across all channels. This role is based in Lancashire and easily commutable by car from Chorley, Liverpool and Manchester. About You You will have a portfolio that presents innovative and creative designs across digital, preferably in fashion retail. You will have the ability to present creative flair whilst working within brand guidelines. You will ensure all design briefs are completed and delivered on time and to budget. You must have frontend development knowledge and have experience using HTML and CSS. You will be enthusiastic and highly motivated. Essential Skills: ·         HTML – Ability to build responsive HTML emails from conception to completion ·         Adobe CS5 ·         Ability to work to tight deadlines ·         Retail experience (advantageous) What to do next If you would like to find out more then please get in touch to Nicola Stelfox at Better Placed... 16 September 2016 17:05:30 +0000 3D Product Visualiser - Tamworth, Staffordshire http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/137194/3D%2520Product%2520Visualiser%2520-%2520Tamworth%2C%2520Staffordshire.html International Packaging Design and Production company are seeking an experienced 3D Product Visualiser to produce product renders, multiple composites and lifestyle scenes. You'll be based in their studio in Tamworth, Staffordshire working within the retouching team. Excellent skills with 3D rendering software is essential Role: To produce web/print ready 3D product renders of a wide range of electrical goods for a major international client. These could be single product renders, multiple composites or lifestyle scenes. Key Responsibilities: • Pre-flighting supplied manufacturer's CAD files. • Conversion of CAD files into the working 3D application. • Applying textures and materials based on technical briefs. • Setting up 3D models to produce renders for print/E-commerce usage based on client guidelines. • Required to work closely with the both the client and the retouching team. Skills and Abilities: Would ideally have a sound working knowledge of the following: • 3ds Max • Maya • V-Ray • Octane However, training could be provided for someone with similar 3D application skills. A keen eye for detail and the ability to produce high quality 3D images to tight deadlines is essential.` To apply please email your CV with examples of you 3D work. 16 September 2016 09:09:43 +0000 Design Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/137092/Design%2520Manager.html Wigan Our client is a leading designer of gift products and packaging, they work with many leading national retailers.  You will manage the design team, leading on creative concepts, allocating work, leading design presentations both internally and externally, preparing mood & trend boards, etc. It is important you have had a similar design leadership position previously, ideally managing a team of 5+ in a multi million pound business.  You should have a strong understanding and interest in consumer trends and consumer psychology, and how it can influence you creatively. Experience in surface pattern design and eye catching design for retail and consumer products would be very beneficial.     15 September 2016 13:01:29 +0000 Senior Artworker - Creative Agency, North Birmingham http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/137055/Senior%2520Artworker%2520-%2520Creative%2520Agency%2C%2520North.html This established Creative Agency based just north of Birmingham are seeking an experienced Senior Artworker asap. THE CANDIDATE You will have experience producing time-sensitive, branded artwork. Alongside excellent attention to detail and accuracy you will also have a natural ability to develop beautiful layouts and to visualise ideas through to completion. Digital knowledge would be a massive bonus. They’re looking for somebody fun with energy and enthusiasm to thrive in this hard working team. A methodical thinker who has meticulous attention to detail and can remain calm under pressure when deadlines are tight. THE ROLE - Set up artwork ready for print in line with production requirements - Amend and update existing artwork - Ensure all artwork adheres to corporate guidelines - Create well designed material that fulfils the client brief - Occasional involvement in design projects that involve the creation and development of original design concepts - A team player in a busy department REQUIREMENTS - Excellent organisational and time keeping skills - Must be detail-oriented and an effective problem solver - Meticulous eye for detail - Excellent communication skills - Positive attitude, approachable and sociable - Understanding of typography - Ability to understand and execute instructions SKILLS A thorough understanding of the adobe creative suite is required: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Acrobat Pro are essential. Knowledge of web design and building HTML emails would be beneficial. PACKAGE On top of a competitive salary all employees... 15 September 2016 10:10:00 +0000 Junior Graphic Designer - Worcestershire http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/137052/Junior%2520Graphic%2520Designer%2520-%2520Worcestershire.html This is an excellent opportunity for a Graphic Designer / Creative Artworker to join a small & friendly In-house Design Team who are part of a well-established overseas company, with the main Head Office based in China. The role is a full time position available at the European Head Office in Evesham, Worcestershire. They are leading experts within the Kitchenware & Housewares industry, supplying to the majority of leading retailers and distributors in the UK. Ideally they are looking for someone with at least 1 years experience in a similar Junior role, but also would consider someone with up to 3 years experience in a similar early Mid-level role. The successful candidate will be working under the guidance of 2 Senior Designers and alongside 1 other Product Designer. You will need to love the detail and accuracy of Artworking as this would be your primary role in creating eye catching Designs & neat Layouts for Kitchenware Packaging Ranges. Although the role is predominately Packaging Artwork, there will be opportunities to show your creative flare with involvement in the Product Design. This would include tasks such a researching Trends in the market, working on Designs for new Product ranges and creating Presentations to show these ideas to Customers. As well as having sound knowledge of Illustrator to enable you to complete Packaging Artwork, Photoshop is also essential for creating Packaging backgrounds and editing elements such as images/textures. Basic skills in InDesign would be needed for setting up Customer Presentations and Brochures.... 12 September 2016 11:11:58 +0000 Idea-driven designer for award-winning agency http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/136808/Idea-driven%2520designer%2520for%2520award-winning%2520agency.html Are you an idea-driven creative looking for the next exciting opportunity? osbornenash is an award-winning advertising, branding, design and digital agency with offices in London and Norwich. We are a close-knit passionate team with sizeable experience and a growing list of national and international clients. The role will be diverse, working across a range of brands in a fast-paced and vibrant agency. You must have the capability to lead on projects, conceptualise and craft idea-led work across a range of marketing disciplines, champion creative excellence and believe in collaborative working. Skills Outstanding creativity to conceive and design brilliant work Confidence to sell your ideas, be it internal or presenting to a client To lead by example at all times, with the ability to share your knowledge with junior members of the team To liaise closely and communicate on a regular basis with the Creative Director to ensure creative excellence across every piece of work A thirst for self-development and the development of others, soaking up new methods, styles and channels of working and sharing those findings Excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite  Attack each brief creatively, efficiently and enthusiastically, either independently or supporting the Creative Director Art direct photo shoots as and when needed Benefits Professional development New business incentive scheme Planned pay rise evaluation schedule Flexible working opportunities Annual bonus scheme Great working environment Pension scheme Increased holiday entitlement... 06 September 2016 17:05:30 +0000 Graphic Designer Print and Digital, Worcestershire http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/136293/Graphic%2520Designer%2520%2520Print%2520and%2520Digital%2C.html This young and dynamic multi award-winning company are seeking a Graphic Designer to join their in-house team based in Stoke Prior, Worcestershire They are looking for a creatively-minded graphic designer with 2-3 years’ professional experience in print and web-based design to join them on their journey in establishing the company as a leader in their field. A newly created role within this fast-paced office, the successful candidate has an unprecedented opportunity to ensure our brands are represented in a creative and consistent manner, while taking industry standards to the next level. With 6 house brands plus customer projects to engage and inspire, this is a key role, which will further unify the marketing and product teams, and see you directly lead the planning, creation and delivery of a multitude of brand assets. Reporting to the Marketing Manager and also supporting the Product Designer, this role is wide ranging, challenging and varied. Working with internal and external stakeholders, you will be a brand custodian of all assets to ensure visual consistency across all medias. Responsibilities will include (but not be limited to): •    Conceptualisation and artworking of all print and digital marketing collateral / sales support tools; •    Conceptualisation and execution of product photography (packshots and social media); •    High quality, and on occasion complex, image re-touching (packshots, still-life and lifestyle visuals); •    Image creation and upload for the... 05 September 2016 11:11:28 +0000 Graduate Junior Front End Developer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/136204/Graduate%2520Junior%2520Front%2520End%2520Developer.html Here at Havas Lynx we use our technical, creative and marketing skills to promote Helpful Change. That’s our motto, and our work in healthcare communications is all around achieving this with our clients from the healthcare and wellness sectors. In order to communicate with patients, their carer’s, and healthcare professionals across the world, we create a wide range of innovative digital solutions. We’re always focused on what is the most accessible channel – posing the question: How can patient’s best access the information that they need? The solution can include responsive websites, microsites, mobile applications and games, to name a few. To join this year’s Graduate Programme commencing in September we are looking for Junior Front End Developers to join us in our Manchester office. We’re a large agency, with a flat structure and multi-functional teams of around 25-30 people. Our structure facilitates opportunities for great team work, communication and collaboration; we can be creative, innovative and provide a strong response to our clients. This also means that as a graduate you can expect to get exposure to a wide variety of projects early on in your career. At Lynx, we place a high level of focus on your skills and career development - we’re really proud to offer our internal training programme; you can find out more about the #LXAcademy via the blog area of our website - http://www.havaslynx.com/blog/ . You will become one of over 80 graduates that have joined Lynx to commence their careers in recent years... 05 September 2016 10:10:18 +0000 Creative Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/136199/Creative%2520Director.html Highly Confidential get in touch for more details. 05 September 2016 09:09:46 +0000 Creative Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/136197/Creative%2520Director.html Creative Director - wanted uregntly by expanding design and branding agency in the Midlands, Ideally you will have a stong branding and design background with extensive packaging experience.  You will be joining one of the countries fastest growing design agencies with a high profile client list to this a rare opportunity get in touch asap for a confidential chat.   01 September 2016 10:10:25 +0000 Account Manager / Project Manager - 12 month contract http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/135845/Account%2520Manager%2520%2F%2520Project%2520Manager%2520-%252012%2520month.html Project Manager / Account Manager – 12 month contract One of the most Creative Agencies in Manchester is on the lookout for an Account or Project Manager to join them on a 12 month contract, to work exclusively on the rebranding project for a very worthwhile cause. This is a highly exciting project to work on. Not only will you be responsible for working with creative teams in seeing projects through to completion, but you will also be getting truly under the skin of the brand and reimagining and modernising the look and feel of the organisation. You will have experience of liaising with multiple stakeholders and ideally, we are looking for someone with a passion or commercial experience within interior design, environments or internal communications, as a proportion of this project will be to determine the tone of voice and feel of the branding internally. We are looking for someone with previous agency experience, with a background of branding and project management. You’ll be a creative thinker, a natural with colours, themes and tones as well as having the ability to build strong client relationships. This role won’t be available for long. The agency is based in the City Centre and close to public transport links for people commuting in. Please apply now to be considered:emmaburke@betterplaced.com  31 August 2016 15:03:20 +0000 Graphic Designer / Creative Artworker - Worcestershire http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/135716/Graphic%2520Designer%2520%2F%2520Creative%2520Artworker%2520-.html This is an excellent opportunity for a Graphic Designer / Creative Artworker to join a small & friendly In-house Design Team who are part of a well-established overseas company, with the main Head Office based in China. The role is a full time position available at the European Head Office in Evesham, Worcestershire. They are leading experts within the Kitchenware & Housewares industry, supplying to the majority of leading retailers and distributors in the UK. Ideally they are looking for someone with at least 1 years experience in a similar Junior role, but also would consider someone with up to 3 years experience in a similar early Mid-level role. The successful candidate will be working under the guidance of 2 Senior Designers and alongside 1 other Product Designer. You will need to love the detail and accuracy of Artworking as this would be your primary role in creating eye catching Designs & neat Layouts for Kitchenware Packaging Ranges. Although the role is predominately Packaging Artwork, there will be opportunities to show your creative flare with involvement in the Product Design. This would include tasks such a researching Trends in the market, working on Designs for new Product ranges and creating Presentations to show these ideas to Customers. As well as having sound knowledge of Illustrator to enable you to complete Packaging Artwork, Photoshop is also essential for creating Packaging backgrounds and editing elements such as images/textures. Basic skills in InDesign would be needed for setting up Customer Presentations and Brochures.... 31 August 2016 10:10:34 +0000 Creative Artworker - Top Creative Agency, Milton Keynes http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/135692/Creative%2520Artworker%2520-%2520Top%2520Creative%2520Agency%2C%2520Milton.html Top Midlands creative agency are looking for a Creative Artworker for their Milton Keynes office. You'll be responsible to the Studio Group Head in the Milton Keynes office of this top advertising agency, this role provides excellent opportunities to produce top-end work for their high profile clients. EXPERIENCE REQUIRED • Experience as an Artworker/Creative Artworker, in a Mac environment, preferably in a busy, fastmoving setting combining print and press production. • Thorough knowledge of the latest production/print artwork techniques is vital. • Accuracy and attention to detail is essential, along with good typography skills and an eye for design. • Must be experienced in creating artwork from scamps or verbal briefs. • Must be familiar with image retouching and manipulation to repro standard. • Knowledge of interactive PDF technologies, HTML technologies is desirable. THE ROLE AND ITS RESPONSIBILITIES • General preparation of design files to a digital reprographic standard ready for pre-press production, predominantly artwork of brochures and leaflets on a daily basis, with occasional requirement to produce press ads, point-of-sale, packaging etc. Some digital artwork from time to time, such as web banners and email templates in Photoshop, and online forms or interactive PDFs for download from the web. • Candidates must be capable of producing 50+ page brochures to a high standard, utilising recognised timesaving working practices – e.g. style sheets, master pages and layers. • Regularly required to... 30 August 2016 17:05:25 +0000 Senior Artworker - Top Creative Agency, Milton Keynes, Bedfordshire http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/135644/Senior%2520Artworker%2520-%2520Top%2520Creative%2520Agency%2C%2520Milton.html Top Midlands agency are looking for a Senior Artworker for their Milton Keynes office. You'll be responsible to the Studio Group Head in the Milton Keynes office of this top advertising agency, this role provides excellent opportunities to produce top-end work for their high profile clients. EXPERIENCE REQUIRED • Experience as an Artworker/Creative Artworker, in a Mac environment, preferably in a busy, fastmoving setting combining print and press production. • Thorough knowledge of the latest production/print techniques is vital. • Accuracy and attention to detail is essential, along with good typography skills and an eye for design. • Must be experienced in creating artwork from scamps or verbal briefs. • Must be familiar with image retouching and manipulation to repro standard. • Knowledge of web applications and HTML technologies is desirable.   THE ROLE AND ITS RESPONSIBILITIES • General preparation of design files to a digital reprographic standard ready for pre-press production. • Artwork production of any combination of press ads, point-of-sale, brochures, leaflets and direct mail pieces on a daily basis. • Be capable of producing 50+ page brochures to a high standard, utilising recognised timesaving working practices – e.g. style sheets, master pages and layers. • Regularly required to manipulate or retouch imagery under direction from Creative. • Creative artworking, often from scamps or verbal briefs from Creative, sometimes generating a full suite of campaign pieces; also occasional... 27 September 2016 12:12:29 +0000 Creative Artworker - WATFORD http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/137956/Creative%2520Artworker%2520-%2520WATFORD.html An in-house studio is looking for a Creative Artworker to join their busy Watford based studio to work on a range of retail based projects for their client. You will have strong retail experience (on and off-line) and experience of using Adobe CC and Creative Suite. Your portfolio will show a range of work that you have done for retail/shopper projects. This role is based in Watford and will require one day a week in the Central London studio (based near London Bridge). For your application to be considered you must provide a portfolio. If there is an issue attaching this with your application please apply direct via my email. 27 September 2016 12:12:12 +0000 Junior - Middleweight Artworker http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/137953/Junior%2520-%2520Middleweight%2520Artworker.html Are you an Artworker with a fantastic eye for detail and design? Would you like to work on exciting projects within a fast paced environment, within one of the best Branding/Packaging agencies in Leeds? This agency are on the lookout for a Junior Artworker who is looking to make the step to Middleweight. You will need to have experience within packaging and branding and a strong portfolio to back this up. This role will offer you the opportunity to work on highly creative projects whilst offering you pathways to develop yourself further learning new skills and honing on ones you already have. The agency is one of the leading Brand and Packaging agencies within Leeds and the work they produce is of the highest quality. They are a social bunch and they treat each other more like a family. It is a nurturing environment where they offer opportunities to further your development and allow you push into an outstanding middleweight and beyond. Skills: Junior up to Midweight experience High proficiency in Photoshop and Illustrator. MS Office is a bonus Strong organisational skills as well as focused attention to detail High energy, hard working, and ability to juggle multiple priorities The desire and self-motivation to grow as an Artworker and team member If this is of interest then please get in touch with Tom at Type. 27 September 2016 10:10:13 +0000 Associate Creative Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/137947/Associate%2520Creative%2520Director.html We have just been briefed on a truly outstanding job opportunity with a successful agency based in the heart of Manchester. This creative hideaway studio encompasses all the vibrant city has to offer and is easily accessible from areas outside of Manchester (a good proportion of staff travel in!) Producing world-class presentations for an array of globally recognised brands in sport, technology and retail, they’re looking to appoint an Associate Creative Director with outstanding skills in concept generation. You will be extremely hands on working predominantly in Illustrator and Photoshop but identifying what visual elements you require that best answers the brief whether it be typography, motion graphics, video or animation. With at least 10+ years proven industry experience you’ll be the agency’s lead designer, inspiring not just the creative team but the whole studio. Confidence is an absolute must - you must be open to collaboration and vocalise your creative thinking with the whole team. This is a very rare and exciting opportunity for a Senior Designer looking to take a step up in a truly awesome studio! 27 September 2016 00:12:27 +0000 Playout Director - Broadcast Media - London http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/137900/Playout%2520Director%2520-%2520Broadcast%2520Media%2520-%2520London.html Playout Director Broadcast Media - London, United Kingdom. Job Summary - Playout Director: To be responsible for the accurate, effective and smooth management and running of broadcast channels in a Playout environment, on behalf of clients. Responsibilities & Tasks: Ensure that all schedules are ready for Playout and that they conform with OFCOM and client guidelines. Ensure that detailed checking is carried out such that all media/material is correct and consistent with paper and computerised information, in line with company and client requirements. To spot check media/material and monitor channels & streams in order to ensure that the output is accurate and that planned schedules are delivered as intended. To operate computerised single and multi channel Playout equipment according to agreed procedures. To be aware of and able to deploy the Disaster Recovery plans where necessary and be prepared to make changes at the last minute, as required. To ensure that standby material is at hand for matters of emergency or equipment failure. To always be aware of current affairs and their impact upon media/material, schedules and against OFCOM or other editorial guidelines and to suggest changes as per client guidelines. To ensure that communication with managers and clients regarding late changes or alterations is timely and effective. Be a point of contact for Ad Sales and Media Planning both in and out of in office hours for late commercial, promotion, interstitial and programme schedule changes. Be up to date with clients' service offerings... 26 September 2016 16:04:37 +0000 Creative Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/137890/Creative%2520Director.html I am working with an award winning marketing and communications agency based in South Manchester / Cheshire seeking a very conceptual Creative Director to work on a variety of thought-provoking campaigns. Based in a leafy suburban location next to great transport links, you will have the privilege of working in a modern design studio with a very friendly, passionate creative team of four. As creative director you will be the anchor-point for all the creative and strategic design direction. You will have the opportunity to work on a multitude of creative campaigns including a mix of healthcare, education, property and public services. Everyday will be mixed, for example; one day you could be working on a pitch and presentation for the NHS and the next day you could be designing an creative exhibition stand and promotional video for a local college. You will also have the opportunity to work on pitches, presentations and also work with your creative team in detail in conceptualising and rolling these campaigns out. A key part of this position is to be a great team player, whilst the primary function of the role is fulfilling the creative direction, there will plenty of opportunity to work within a hands-on graphic design capacity too. A small part of the role may also involve mentoring and developing the team to grow in the best way possible. This is the ultimate opportunity for a Senior Creative or Art Director who wants to take the next step to become a successful Creative Director for an award winning team working on visually stunning projects. Please apply with...