The Drum Jobs 30 October 2014 13:01:11 +0000 Junior Mid Designer Junior –Mid Designer £20-25k, Manchester   This growing agency needs an additional designer to work on a range of digital brand projects.  You’ll work across the entire design process on a project including design strategy, concepts, production, and final delivery both for their clients and the agency’s own brand. They need someone who can create simple, intuitive and beautiful final designs and user experiences. You will be an integral part of the design department working closely with the Creative Director and other team members from design, UX, development & strategy to successfully deliver projects. They need you to have digital design experience in an agency setting, with good brand awareness and UI/UX understanding (they’ll develop this with you).  You should have excellent Photoshop and Illustrator skills. 27 October 2014 13:01:14 +0000 Mid-Senior Designer Mid-Senior Designer Manchester £30-40k This is a long established Manchester agency currently expanding into new areas and with a great plan for the future.  Their award winning CD is inspirational and focused on a high quality of creative work, and would like to add an experienced conceptual Designer to the team.  Age and experience matter little, as long as you are comfortable taking a project from concept stage through to completion.  They need someone conceptually strong, who doesn’t play it safe and loves a creative challenge.  You should have a real passion for branding and design, and love nothing better than starting a project from a blank page and producing something fresh and inspiring that meets a client’s brief.  This is an agency on the up and a great opportunity for a talented and passionate creative. 24 October 2014 14:02:09 +0000 Studio Manager Studio Manager Manchester £30k   Cirty Centre integrated agency need a Studio Manager to ensure the delivery of all aspects of a range of digital and print projects.  They work with great B2C and B2B clients, producing excellent creative across Digital, Print, Advertising and Video.  Your responsibilities will range from quoting and billing, through to trafficking and project management, managing a whole host of internal and external resource along the way. You’ll need experience managing integrated campaigns and be proactive and fast-paced.  The role would suit an experience production or studio professional. 23 October 2014 09:09:31 +0000 Senior Graphic Designer - Leicestershire This international brand communications and retail design agency based in Leicestershire are looking for an enthusiastic Senior Graphic Designer to join their busy creative team. Their clients span across fashion, sport, outdoors, charity, leisure and corporate and projects include: •  Brand Strategy •  Exhibitions & Events •  Retail & Interiors •  Campaigns & Communications •  Digital & Social Marketing •  Showrooms & Workplaces You are: •  Experienced in branding, literature, retail graphics, POS, website design and art-work •  A great communicator and team player •  Expert in Adobe Creative Suite •  Able to work in isolation and help lead the team to deliver world-class creativity within tight deadline You will: •  Have gained the operational and commercial skills, with at least 6 years experience to deliver outstanding results •  Present your work confidently in client presentations •  Liaise with clients directly as required •  See a job through from concept creation through to artwork and completion •  Push boundaries even on the simplest project •  Deliver outstanding creative work To apply, please email your CV including current salary details & portfolio of best work ASAP! Senior Graphic Designer (Retail) - Leicestershire - £35-40k 23 October 2014 09:09:44 +0000 Creative Artworker North Birmingham Birmingham based creative agency are looking for a fast, accurate Creative Artworker  to join a busy studio team! This is an artworking role with creative input. Accurate artworking ability using CS6/CC will be a must along with creative skills. All usual Adobe CS packages required, must be fluent in InDesign, Photoshop and illustrator. Interested? Email your CV and some samples of work that show your creative and artworking skills over right away! Creative Artworker - North Birmingham to £22k 17 October 2014 09:09:35 +0000 Designer 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 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 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 17:05:19 +0000 Retail/3D Designer - Leicestershire 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 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 October 2014 10:10:18 +0000 Head of Ecommerce | International Media Giant, Multiple Brands Head of Ecommerce required to lead a substantial digital team for and international giant Without doubt the big cheese in their industry this company pushes over 40+ brands in the UK alone and drives revenues globally of £6 billion. With growth still in the high single digits and a major digital transformation in full swing this is a fantastic time to join a company where if the right impression is made, opportunities are a plenty on a global scale. The successful Head of Ecommerce will lead a team of 10+ digital specialist to drive qualified traffic to, and conversions on, a suite of branded consumer facing websites. Translating brand objectives into effective digital marketing strategy across SEO, PPC, Email/CRM, Mobile and Display you will control overarching strategy for all leading UK brands, defining departmental systems and processes and be a persuasive digital though leader in a business that encourage creative thinking and embraces change. The ideal Head of Ecommerce will have at least 5 years focused experience developing and optimising marketing strategy, and conversion rates, for large consumer facing websites. Experience managing multiple websites and large teams is essential as well as a clear ability to influence and inform stakeholders at the highest level. A digital native you must still have an obvious passion for the industry. If you feel that you could be a good match for the role then please send a CV and call for more info. Please note a CV will be required to discuss the role. No terminology in this advert is designed to discriminate on... 30 October 2014 09:09:11 +0000 WEB CONTENT EDITOR | MEDIA | PHP | SOCIAL MEDIA WEB CONTENT EDITOR | MEDIA | PHP | SOCIAL MEDIA My client, a very big name in the Media industry are seeking a switched on Web Content Editor with skills in PHP. The role will also include: Management and editing of the companies websites Management of external web development team Development, new software, updates and media Management of social media platforms (YouTube, Facebook, twitter, blog) Internal support on digital projects eg HTML flyers Client Liaison Out of hours support Uploading of videos Management of upgrades Maintenance of the PHP code The ideal person will have previous experience in Content Editing and Social Media administration, an understanding of PHP and related technologies. If this sounds like you, please apply TODAY! 30 October 2014 09:09:28 +0000 Senior Designer This renowned West Yorkshire retail organisation are currently seeking an addition to their lively studio team. Working across both printed and digital media you'll be given the opportunity to create cutting edge design solutions for a variety of different media: web graphics, direct mail, publications, advertising and much more. This role offers a good deal more variation than your average in-house role and the work that the studio produces really raises the bar. Suitable candidates will have at least 5 years industry experience and a varied portfolio which demonstrates the ability to work across a range of different media. You should have great mac skills and a genuine enthusiasm for design. 29 October 2014 18:06:30 +0000 Social Media Executive - Chester - Competitive salary Social Media Executive - Chester - Competitive salary Social strategy/social media/digital marketing/PR/media/PPC marketing/paid for advertising Social Media Executive who has a track record of successfully delivering social media campaigns is required for a digital agency based in Chester. You will have a passion for all things social media, along with a proven ability to grow online communities. You will be self-motivated, being able to prioritise your own workload and keep up with a fast-paced environment. As a Social Media Executive you will be involved with planning and executing paid for Social Media advertising activity. You will be working alongside creative and programming teams on a range of projects, liaising with PR, events and other external agencies when required. You will be an expert on new and existing social media platforms, being able to develop best practice guidelines for all social media activity and knowledge within the company. A competitive salary is on offer, alongside a benefits package which includes company days out. As such, my client is looking for someone who enjoys sporting events and has an active lifestyle. Social strategy/social media/digital marketing/PR/media/PPC marketing/paid for advertising Interested? Send your CV Commutable locations include Chester, Runcorn, Ellesmere Port, Northwich, Deeside, Mold, Tattenhall, Tarporley, Winsford, Frodsham. Circle Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. 29 October 2014 16:04:08 +0000 Web Designer - Retail Web Designer – Retail We are very pleased to be working with this instantly recognisable retail brand, with an office in the North West. Due to a recent restructure, they are currently looking for an experienced Web Designer to join their ecommerce team. This is an amazing opportunity for someone who is currently working within an ecommerce/retail environment and looking to work on two very exciting brands, within the sportswear category. This is a highly desirable role, and you will be working closely with a Junior Designer and therefore leading the creative in this department.  As this position sits within the conversion team, we will be looking for someone with strong experience in designing engaging websites, with a focus on usability as well as digital assets to complement the site. We are looking for someone with around 2-3 years of working in an ecommerce business. Ideally, you will have worked within the fashion/clothing sectors or have a portfolio which demonstrates an interest in this sector. You will be enthusiastic, passionate and have the desire to work within a fast-pace retail environment. If you are interested in hearing more and would like to apply, please send your CV and (online) portfolio to 29 October 2014 14:02:32 +0000 Email Designer Our client is one of the UK's leading fashion retail businesses, operating in a national and international basis, with over 20 successful catalogue brands and over 2 million customers. Due to expansion an exciting opportunity for an Email Designer has arisen to create responsive, mobile- friendly HTML emails. This role will sit within the Email Marketing team, and you will report to the Senior Email Designer. This is a highly creative role, as you will have to tailor your creative dependant on the audience.  Skills/Experience required: Experience of coding responsive HTML Email campaigns and knowledge of new developments/ challenges in email marketing High level of creativity- with an eye for detail Ability to interpret the requirements of a design brief Creation of initial concepts (Photoshop and Illustrator) Strong written and verbal communication skills Ability to deliver work to predefined deadlines and provide creative support to design teams Technical skills Understanding how to code responsive HTML/CSS for emails Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop/ Illustrator primarily) Ability to test and optimise emails for deliverability and user experience across all major email clients. The ideal candidate will be experienced in email design and have the ability to meet tight deadlines in a fast paced environment. This is a fantastic opportunity for a bright and enthusiastic individual to develop their career with a highly reputable retailer. Apply now for more information! 29 October 2014 13:01:30 +0000 Creative Artworker POS / Packaging This hugely successful fashion retail company are looking for an exceptional Creative Artworker / Designer to join their talented marketing team. With easy access from areas in Lancashire, North Manchester and West Yorkshire, this is a chance to work on some amazing commercial work that is seen everywhere! You will be working alongside other Designers and Marketing Managers taking the initial concept and rolling the artwork over POS, In-Store Graphics, Brochures, Look Books and Product Packaging. The ideal candidate will be naturally creative with excellent proven artworking skills. You will be taking ownership of the brief from concept and taking projects to final stages, working with brand guidelines within strict time scales. You will need at least 3 years experience working in a commercial studio using Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign - This is an urgent requirement so if you have all of the skills mentioned, we will forward on your application without delay. 29 October 2014 11:11:11 +0000 Exhibtion Designer - Project Manager | Global Media business Exhibition Designer/Project Manager required by word leading media business. With offices in over 35 location and support over 500+ leading brands this company can offer almost unrivalled opportunities for progression. With growth still in the high single digits they are looking to add an exceptional Exhibition space designer and project manager to work on the creation and delivering of word class event pitches for major brands. If you have industry experience delivery high profile event design this IS the opportunity for you! Working with the operations managers and show teams, you will manage the build activity on pre-show activity. The aim of the role is to ensure that the relationship with, and the service performance for, exhibitors is maximised whilst adhering to compliance, health & safety and budgetary restrictions. You will manage client briefs, design & costing, develop and sign off proposals working off 2D & 3D designs for exhibitions space. The overall goal is to manage and continuously develop the company's exhibitions offering through continued service improvement and sales performance. The ideal Exhibition Designer/Project Manager for this role will have a minimum of 3 years focused experience creating and delivery exhibitions stands at leading events, managing complicated briefs and workflow and working with 2D & 3D design to ensure the most accurate and high quality service is provided. You must have extensive experience managing 3rd party suppliers, key suppliers and P&L's. If you feel that your experience could be a good... 29 October 2014 10:10:03 +0000 Print Production Assistant Print Production Assistant, Northampton, ON APPLICATION My client based in Northampton are looking to fill a 15mth mat cover role within their expansive internal Creative team. This position is accountable for ensuring that all ad-hoc print literature is produced on time, in line with the print schedules and that these are available in the relevant places in readiness for distribution. This position will be the key contact for regional ad-hoc design pieces and will will manage the lifecycle of each print piece from initial quotation through to completion, including the creation of schedules for all design & print pieces. The role will also require the update of Job Bags on a daily basis to ensure all information is up to date and will be the key contact for UK delivery bags and customer order slips. What you'll do.. - Design/print project management, liaising with vendors, market contacts to ensure literature is produced on time for distribution to the Representative - Print cost management, ensuring the literature is produced within budget, the Job Bag database is constantly updated, POs are produced and supplied to vendors in a timely fashion - Schedule management for UK Sale Flyers, ad-hoc pieces & Product Photography & Layout Work. Working with relevant departments to produce work around solutions when required - Stock control (UK only), management of print stocks to ensure 100% order & unit fill for Representatives What you will be able to do ... Co-ordinating with all areas of the Business, ensuring that all ad-hoc design/print jobs are on... 29 October 2014 10:10:09 +0000 POS Design Manager POS Design Manager, Manchester, 40,000 to 50,000 I am currently working with one of the best employers in the north west on a really exciting role within their creative department. This is an international FMCG brand which everyone has heard of and people are desperate to work for, they are currently looking for a very talented POS Design Manager. The working environment and benefits package that you will receive are second to none in a business that truly values it's people and understands they are it's number one resource. You will be responsible for the delivery of POS across the full range of products that the company produces across all European markets. You will be responsible for the management of the POS design and delivery process from beginning to end ad will take responsibility for the management of internal stakeholders and design agencies. In order to be considered for the role you should be able to demonstrate a very strong background in the design and delivery of POS projects for major brands in international markets. You should be comfortable handling large budgets and complex delivery systems as well as relationships with internal teams and outside agencies. This is a really exciting opportunity to work as a POS Design Manager in a business that people are extremely proud to work for. For more information please submit your CV by clicking 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... 28 October 2014 16:04:10 +0000 Packaging Design Manager Packaging Design Manager Bueskies Recruitment have a rare and very exciting opportunity for an experienced Packaging Design Manager to join one of the worlds largest and best loved FMCG brands. Operating globally you will join their North West offices working across design, project management and branding, helping to drive the company forward and maintain its success within a hugely competitive market. Your responsibilities as Packaging Design Manager will include: Project manage and oversee the creative growth, development and completion of all design work on EU client and company assignments Create mood boards/videos to capture the concept in a way that inspires. Build and maintain strong agency relationships both in the UK and Europe Build relationships with the various internal teams including: Branding/ Design and Development Assist in budgeting assignments and assessing most appropriate partners and suppliers - work closely with the finance partners forecasting any future spends. Assist with Packaging Design across one of the companies top brands - manage the complete design process Responsible for managing documentation of design work for case study capture. MUST be articulate and be able and willing to present their work, ensuring it continues to build on the agreed vision The successful Packaging Design Manager will have: Previous experience working within a similar design/ creative/ graphic role. Relevant Design/Creative qualification (ideally degree in Design or Art) Professional knowledge in Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Cad/Vector works or... 28 October 2014 14:02:23 +0000 Digital Designer Digital Designer               Market-leading retail business based in Lancashire is currently looking for a Digital Designer to join a brand-new team, working alongside the Ecommerce and Marketing departments. As a Digital Designer, you will be creating assets for use across email marketing, display advertising, web content, social and landing pages, delivering key online messages through a range of different media. You would be working with some of the UKs most recognisable brands, and playing an integral part in ensuring that these brands are translated successfully into the digital world. We are looking for someone with 3 years+ experience in Digital Design, ideally with basic HTML and CSS skills. You will have experience in adhering to brand guidelines, and be able to work in a fast-paced commercial environment. We are looking for someone with a strong portfolio, who can demonstrate the ability to produce digital assets for various online media. This is a great opportunity for someone to work with a well-known blue chip organisation. Apply now to be considered for this opportunity! 28 October 2014 14:02:08 +0000 Packaging Design Manager Packaging Design Manager Manchester 40,000 to 50,000 I am working with one of the leading names in FMCG to find a talented Packaging Design Manager to join their creative team. Grow with us as a Packaging Design Manager as you lead Packaging Design for Snacks across EMEA. Lead with us as you own the implementation of new centralised processes and provide proactive design input and consultancy. You will manage the design agencies, and central budget for this area. WHAT WILL I BE DOING? As a Design Manager, you will help the business to continue to create great products, grow our business and build on our success as you: Design leadership. Provide creative direction for all Snacks packaging design projects across the EU Scheduling. Work closely with LPM/project leaders & Brand Managers to manage critical path for design development and key deliverables. Align priorities/timings from artwork/repro suppliers with design agencies Communication. Ensure project status and timings are clearly communicated to all relevant stakeholders. Facilitate pre-production meetings with agencies & artwork/repro suppliers Process. Lead Stage 1 & 2 Design phases within overall Design-to-Print Process. Provide direction and coaching to effectively apply the process to each project. Streamline, simplify and improve the process Account management. Build close relationships with Brand Managers, to provide expert support throughout design development, helping to define briefs and structure feedback on pack concepts Agency management. Oversee key design agency relationships in Europe,... 28 October 2014 12:12:07 +0000 Freelance Artworkers Freelance Artworkers, Various, West Midlands, Agency, up to 20 per hour This is traditionally a busy time for our clients in the run up to Christmas and this year is no exception! We have a number of clients who require freelance support over the next few weeks for anything from a few days to a few weeks. Great opportunities for Creative Artworkers who have the ability to take a basic design all the way through to print ready artwork. You will ideally have experience within an agency environment where you will have worked on a variety of work from brochures, display units or reports through to rebranding projects. It goes without saying that you will be a Mac guru too and know creative suite like the back of your hand! If you are looking for freelance opportunities, have some good availability over the weeks to come and like the thought of working for some super West Midlands based agencies, then please get in touch! Blue Skies specialise in Marketing Recruitment covering Clientside, Account Handling, PR and Executive. We also have a specialist Creative Recruitment team. We offer unrivalled opportunities across all specialisms and industry sectors, presenting you with only the best marketing jobs. Although we try to respond to all applications, the high number we receive means this isn`t always possible. If you have not heard from us within 72 hours, please assume that your application has not been successful. For more information, visit and we`ll make sure we do our best to find you the perfect marketing role. 28 October 2014 12:12:18 +0000 Head of Digital Strategy - Leading Global Digital Agency Head of Digital Strategy - Leading Global Digital Agency - London Job description A leading global digital agency are looking for a Head of Digital Strategy to join their team. The team is made up of diverse set of talent from media, creative, and client backgrounds and sit at the heart of the agency and are the team responsible for designing the communications solution (collaboratively) and then bringing the right parts of the agency together to deliver the solution. You will be working with high spending clients transforming the way they produce great ideas; innovative campaigns with digital seamlessly interwoven throughout. Desired Skills and Experience Senior strategy or planning role at another agency or within client organisation - possibly within a digital creative agency, digital specialist agency or forward thinking media agency. Creatively and analytically minded - ability to find insights and transform into communications ideas Media minded - Experience and desire to work across POE communication versus just a singular element of it Digital native - deep understanding of the capabilities of the digital world as both a data source and a communications channel If you fit the bill, please call Paul King at Salt or email your CV