The Drum Jobs http://www.thedrum.co.uk/jobs/rss/ 02 May 2015 18:06:03 +0000 Creative Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/92798/Creative%2520Designer.html We have an amazing opportunity for a Creative Designer to join one of the country's leading design agencies who continue to go from strength to strength! Trust us when we say jobs like this don't come along often, so if you've been waiting for your dream role then read on! The job: As Creative Designer your responsibilities will include; - Bringing award winning and amazingly creative ideas to the table! - Supporting the Design Directors with studio management and help to push the agency forward. - Encouraging big thinking with your team on a daily basis. - Furthering the development of the agency's creative and technological capabilities. - Helping to ensure that the design work fully meets the brief and wows the client. - Regularly reviewing creative work as it's developed to ensure it's on brief - Assisting with mentoring and personal development of other designers. - Supporting pitch work. This job won't suit just anybody though. You'll need to have worked on big brands across a variety of design disciplines and brand touch points. You'll be full of creative ideas and constantly pushing the boundaries in terms of what you're achieving for your clients. You will need: - Several years proven agency experience - To be comfortable talking about big brands and generating and selling big ideas. - The ability to manage people and project but also have the hunger to learn from other creatives in the team. - Amazing communication skills in both written and spoken forms. You need to be able to convey your ideas simply and be able to justify your creative... 02 May 2015 13:01:57 +0000 Lead Artworker - Staffordshire http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/92797/Lead%2520Artworker%2520-%2520Staffordshire.html International Packaging design and production company are seeking an experienced Lead Artworker to support the Studio Manager with the management and motivation of the team. Responsible for the overseeing of artwork activities relating to the supplying of goods and services. Key Responsibilities: •    Support the Team Leader with the management and motivation of the team. •    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 •    Develop and update master artworks and guideline documentation •    Effective production planning of production artwork tasks to team members, liaison with other departments as necessary to forecast, plan to meet, and to supply demand to relevant quality. Load balance as and when necessary. •    Monitor staff performance according to agreed standards and take necessary action to... 30 April 2015 11:11:47 +0000 Packaging Artworker - Staffordshire http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/92603/Packaging%2520Artworker%2520-%2520Staffordshire.html International Packaging design and production company are seeking an experienced Packaging Artworker to work on packaging for a major consumer brand. You'll be based in Staffordshire working within the artwork production studio. 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. 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 •    Develop and update master artworks and guideline documentation. •  ... 17 April 2015 13:01:32 +0000 Creative Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/91426/Creative%2520Director.html At Vista we help global businesses to achieve their full potential. Were an intelligent, creative communications agency that changes minds and behaviours, and were looking for another exceptional person to join our award-winning, fast-growing team. We are looking for a passionate creative lead to work across our design, content, comms, digital and film teams as a driving force for creativity at Vista and in turn the biggest global brands in the FTSE. A brand obsessive dedicated to producing the best work in our category, promoting excellence, fresh-thinking and innovation, and enhancing client and industry-wide perception of our offer. 17 April 2015 11:11:22 +0000 Graphic Designer - Meriden, West Midlands http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/91418/Graphic%2520Designer%2520-%2520Meriden%2C%2520West%2520Midlands.html In-house design team are looking for a Graphic Designer to join their team near Solihull. Working as part of the Marketing Team you’ll be responsible for all internal and external marketing documentation and associated materials for internal and external comms. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES •    Create and format documents •    Manage projects from initial briefing step to completion and delivery •    Working on external and internal projects including all marketing material forms. Electronic media, POS material, exhibition, signage and graphical material and corporate stationery etc. •    Providing all round marketing support •    Write and proof read copy WORKING RELATIONSHIPS Internal:     •    Business Development •    Product Management •    Project Management KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE: •    Mac & Windows PC skills •    Essential Skills: Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator Indesign, Powerpoint, Word •    Desirable: Video Editing - Premier •    Understand requirement of design for print and at least a basic understanding of print processes etc, interest in other media would be helpful particularly sound editing and photography PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS REQUIRED •    Ability to work to crushing deadlines •    Can work with own initiative,... 17 April 2015 11:11:54 +0000 Senior Graphic Designer - Leicestershire http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/91414/Senior%2520Graphic%2520Designer%2520-%2520Leicestershire.html This international brand communications and retail design agency based in Leicestershire are looking for an enthusiastic Senior/Heavyweight Graphic Designer to join their busy creative team. They are looking for a Graphic Designer at a senior level who is capable of taking a brief and leading the project right through to completion. The types of projects are mainly focused around retail graphics, retail promotional graphics, seasonal promotions and campaigns, corporate identity, brand positioning and some brochure work and literature. They focus on working with well-known blue-chip companies and High Street brands and retailers. They do not work with clients in the leisure sector i.e. hotels, bars, restaurants etc so this area of experience has no real relevance. You'll need to be a great communicator and team player who is able to work within the team or in isolation and help lead the team to deliver world-class creativity within tight deadlines. Experienced in branding, literature, retail graphics, POS, website design and artwork you will deliver vision and direction to all projects and have an awareness of the strategic positioning of brands and communication. You will have gained operational and commercial skills, with around 10 years experience to deliver outstanding results. You must be able to present your work confidently in client presentations, liaise with clients directly as required and see a job through from concept creation through to artwork and completion. This is an excellent opportunity to work with that clients span across fashion,... 16 April 2015 14:02:01 +0000 Designer - Brand http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/91315/Designer%2520-%2520Brand.html Designer - Brand Do you have what it takes to generate creative, conceptual and innovative ideas and on brand, on brief design solutions? Are you a collaborative and communicative team player? If the answer is ‘yes’, you could soon be joining the Virgin Atlantic team as a Designer in the Brand Design team.   From just one 747 flying one route to a global network that’s renowned the world over, Virgin Atlantic has become an iconic brand and business that employs thousands of great people. And, right now, we need a proactive and self-motivated individual with a real talent for graphic and brand communication design, to come onboard.   Your challenge? To create and produce ideas, design concepts and visuals through to finished artwork, execution and delivery for a wide range of Virgin Atlantic communication and brand projects for customers, trade, press, internal and external audiences. Day-to-day, you’ll make sure the concepts, design, look and feel that we produce express our brand values, personality and identity guidelines effectively and correctly. We’ll also rely on you to help the Brand Design team build and maintain consistent on brand expression and experience across all its projects. From style guides to signage, event schemes to animation, photography to sales brochures – you’ll work on an exciting variety of design briefs.   From an agency or a buzzy in house design team, you have a design degree (preferably in graphic or visual communication design) and experience of designing for consumer... 16 April 2015 14:02:54 +0000 Creative Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/91299/Creative%2520Director.html Highly confidential role get in touch ASAP 16 April 2015 12:12:17 +0000 Senior Interior/3D Designer (Retail Environments) - Leicester http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/91240/Senior%2520Interior%2F3D%2520Designer%2520%28Retail%2520Environments%29.html This international brand communications and retail design agency based in Leicestershire are looking for a Senior Interior/3D Designer to join their busy creative team. They are looking for an Interior Designer who has experience in working within a complete space i.e. creating that complete space, so retail interiors, exhibitions, showroom environments, window schemes etc. In both graphic projects and retail interior projects they focus on working with well-known blue-chip companies and High Street brands and retailers, They do not work with clients in the leisure sector i.e. hotels, bars, restaurants etc so this area of experience has no real relevance. As a designer you must have experience of the holistic approach to the entire space rather than just smaller elements of retail units or point-of-sale. Their clients span across fashion, sport, outdoors, charity and corporate and projects include: •  Brand Strategy •  Exhibitions & Events •  Retail & Interiors •  Campaigns & Communications •  Digital & Social Marketing •  Showrooms & Workplaces They're looking for an enthusiastic Interior/3D designer to join the team. Ideally you'd have some experience within: • Retail environments • Exhibitions • Events • Showrooms • Graphics communication within retail environment • Customer journeys and flow • Good understanding of visual merchandising And proficient in: • Sketch up • CAD • Studio Max • Indesign... 16 April 2015 12:12:55 +0000 Senior Artworker - South Birmingham http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/91239/Senior%2520Artworker%2520-%2520South%2520Birmingham.html Midlands based high profile agency are on the lookout for a Senior Artworker to join their studio team. Responsible to a Studio Team Leader, this role encompasses a wide variety of projects in the agency’s artwork Studio, offering excellent opportunities to learn new skills and techniques whilst producing top-end work. 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... 14 April 2015 17:05:36 +0000 Creative Team or Art Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/90972/Creative%2520Team%2520or%2520Art%2520Director.html Are you an experienced integrated art director or part of an award winning creative team?  Are you strongly conceptual and brimming with ideas?  My client is one of the best agencies in Bristol and they are looking for an art director to pair up with the Creative Director and another copywriter or come as an established team.  You need to be able to demonstrate your conceptual skills through an outstanding book and have experience in working on and winning pitches.  The creative department in this agency is being completely restructured with fresh talent and they are aiming to continue their pich winning streak. Scamping as well as mac visuals are important and you must be able to deliver stunning art direction to the final campaign 14 April 2015 15:03:33 +0000 Graphic Designer Fashion http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/90938/Graphic%2520Designer%2520%2520Fashion.html Rare and exciting opportunity for a Graphic Designer to join a new, yet already highly-successful online fashion retailer based in North Manchester. This is a truly exciting opportunity to be part of a new and growing team. Mentoring a Junior Designer, you will be creating digital assets to be used on the website and designing various other pieces of marketing collateral, including social and email. As this business is relatively new, you will have the opportunity to create and develop the company’s brand guidelines; shaping its branding and theme over time. Working closely with the Marketing team, you will have a great deal of authority over the creative output, hence making it an ideal opportunity for an ambitious Designer looking for an exciting new challenge. This role would suit a highly conceptual Graphic Designer with the ability to create edgy, fresh and innovative design concepts that would appeal to a young audience. Ideally, we are looking for someone who has experience of working with Magento, and therefore experience from a reputable ecommerce business would be highly advantageous. Your portfolio will demonstrate a plethora of skills, particularly the ability to create stunning conceptual creative. This company is BIG when it comes to social, and it’s a brilliant vacancy for someone looking to progress their career in a forward-thinking, vibrant environment! If you have over 1 years experience of working in a Graphic Design position and want to work for a fun fashion retailer, please get in touch to find out more about this fantastic role.... 13 April 2015 17:05:02 +0000 Senior Art Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/90820/Senior%2520Art%2520Director.html Manchester This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented Senior Art Director to join an award winning agency on the rise with an ambitious and driven CD. You’ll be known as a go to person for big ideas and have a portfolio which shows outstanding creative thinking to solve client problems through creativity.  You’ll excel in client facing and pitch situations, and be a great team player, able to work closely with a copywriter.  Success to this agency is winning pitches and awards, and they want you to have a track record of both, and be hungry for more!     10 April 2015 09:09:58 +0000 Creative Planning Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/90627/Creative%2520Planning%2520Director.html Fabulous opportunity for a heavyweight Creative Planning Director to join the senior team at one of the best regarded integrated agencies in the region. This agency’s strategic and creative strength is exceptional and has seen them develop one of the strongest client portfolios in the UK. So to be considered you’ll need an innate ability to take insight and use this to develop optimal creative solutions for an exciting and ever growing client base. We’re looking for a Creative Planner, so in terms of background you’ll be driven by strategic vision and creative intelligence and will have an exceptional ability to take planning/insight outputs and to identify and develop creative routes that excite, engage and drive returns. Alongside the Creative Director you’ll identify and hone the inspiration and creative truths that separate the best ideas, from the average. As you’d expect, to be considered it’s essential that you’ve worked in similar roles for leading integrated ad agencies and that you boast a portfolio of truly outstanding campaigns for a diverse mix of brands. Given the range of activity, it’s essential that you can demonstrate how you develop truly integrated strategic creative solutions that work across all channels. You’ll be working with the cream of the region’s creatives and account handlers and will have a daily opportunity to get under the skin of some of best brand names out there. It’s not about creative for the sake of creative, it’s about developing robust creative... 06 May 2015 16:04:12 +0000 Creative Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/93023/Creative%2520Director.html Strategic Design Consultancy is looking for someone ambitious, hard working with a passion for, and clear vision of, design to join our team. Reporting to the joint MD’s as part of the Senior Management Team, you will be leading their team of creatives and working with the strategy, digital, art working and account management teams to ensure creative excellence in everything they do. 06 May 2015 16:04:45 +0000 Junior / Middleweight Packaging Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/93020/Junior%2520%2F%2520Middleweight%2520Packaging%2520Designer.html I am seeking an experienced Creative Jnr /Mid-Weight Graphic Designer to Design Packaging for an Award Winning Company. You will have the ability to work up your creative ideas but also work with Worldwide Licensed Brands so any previous experience working to tight brand guidelines will be advantageous. The ideal candidate will have a creative portfolio demonstrating Packaging Design and possess strong Artworking skills. You will be proficient in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop retouching and some InDesign is a bonus. They are based North of Manchester, easily commutable by car (preferred) and within a close distance from public transport modes. This is a fantastic chance to join a established and expanding Brand, working within a great close-knit team and have your Packaging Design work sold worldwide in famous Retail outlets. Candidates will ideally have 2+ years experience. If this sounds like you, please dont hesitate to apply with your CV and portfolio asap. 06 May 2015 15:03:52 +0000 Artworker http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/93018/Artworker.html Artworker North Worcestershire 20 – 25k Depending on Experience Ref: GD169 Green Shoots Recruitment Ltd is looking for an Artworker for busy in house studio. The Person We’re on the hunt for a highly skilled, experienced Artworker with an exceptional portfolio of commercial work. Ready and raring to face the challenges and the excitement of a buzzing, high-octane, creative marketing environment, you’ll be familiar with digesting briefs, understanding client expectations and working with absolute accuracy to deliver flawless work every time. The Role With a great focus of responsibility producing catalogues, alongside creative concepts, you’ll support the in-house Design Team and liaise closely with the entire Marketing Team. You’ll work on a mix of marketing collateral including Advertising, POS, store signage, billboards, promos and some web, crafting perfect layouts that are technically correct across a variety of media while adhering to brand guidelines and tight deadlines. As the final stage of the print production process, you’ll be consistently showcasing your exceptional, technical based artworking abilities. Personal Attributes Perfectionism Organisation Multi-tasking Impeccable communication High motivation Excels in a team environment Technical Skills & Experience 1-2 years catalogue experience (catalogue generator software) Advanced knowledge of CS Adobe Software (in particular InDesign & Photoshop) Product photography Sound knowledge of the print production... 06 May 2015 15:03:05 +0000 Senior Digital Designer (Agency) http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/93017/Senior%2520Digital%2520Designer%2520%28Agency%29.html Are you a leading Web Designer who has a passion to develop their Career into being a Creative Director? I am working with a Top-Tier Digital Agency near Warrington seeking a very creative and client-facing Web / Digital Designer. You will be working on a range of Projects from full Creative Web Campaigns, Branding to User Experience projects, working with a wide range of clients. Successful Candidates will posses; - Exceptional range of Clean On-Trend Websites - Degree in Graphic Design / Web Design - Understanding and Demonstration of UX / UI Principles - Have experience in Pitching Please apply if you are highly creative and have the portfolio to impress, please send this alongside your CV asap!! 06 May 2015 15:03:44 +0000 Repro Operator http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/93015/Repro%2520Operator.html I'm seeking a very experienced Repro Operator for a highly successful and expanding Packaging Specialist in Manchester. Working as part of a team of 7 other Repro operators, you will be working on a variety of Product / Food packaging; with a strong client base including Cadburys, Sharwoods and Birdseye... You will receive 5 weeks holiday and be able to work on flexible shift patterns too. Successful candidates will demonstrate; 4+ Years working with Flexo, Litho and Gravure Printers Use the Adobe Creative Cloud Have experience in Esko Deskpak Plugins and Automation Engine Artpro Experience is advantageous If you're seeking a new challenge or want to step up your career then please apply asap with your CV and Portfolio. 06 May 2015 13:01:10 +0000 Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/93009/Designer.html This surrey consultancy specialises in communications material for architecture/property entertainments and lifestyle brands, and provides very high quality branding, marketing communications and strategy. We are looking for someone with a folio of beautiful design work, preferably cross-discipline i.e. digital (look & feel) as well as print and campaign work. This is a lovely opportunity for an ideas person to join a thriving agency in a lovely location.  06 May 2015 12:12:53 +0000 Creative Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/92995/Creative%2520Designer.html With bases all over South Yorkshire, this charity is doing some amazing and notable work within the sector. With them growing at an expediential they want to bolster them team with a talented Graphic Designer. Based in a picturesque location in South Yorkshire this charity organisation are well known in the north and all over the U.K. Working with local communities and well known establishments, this charity really does make a noticeable difference and pride themselves on giving some back. Working closely with the Marketing and Fundraising teams you will be producing conceptual and innovative design to not only spread the word of the charity but demonstrate their creative outlook on the sector. This role will not only give you the chance to work on fantastic and exciting projects but give you the chance to help this incredible charity reach the next level. The perfect Designer will have a passion for seeing projects from concept all the way to completion and experience of working across multiple formats. A strong knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite is necessary is essential and knowledge of the health care sector would be beneficial. This company offers a competitive benefits packaging along with the opportunity to give back to your local community, so if you are looking to make a difference with your design abilities this role is for you! Sound perfect? Send your CV and portfolio to us ASAP! 06 May 2015 12:12:05 +0000 Web & UX Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/92994/Web%2520%26%2520UX%2520Designer.html Web and UX Designer Stafford 20 – 28k depending on experience GD168 Green Shoots Recruitment Ltd is looking for an experienced Web and UX Designer. The salary will depend on experience. The Candidate We are looking for a hard working Web / UX designer who displays a true passion for all things digital, a love for design and excellent communication skills that can bring enthusiasm to our hard working team. Ideally the candidate will be a logical problem solver with good attention to detail and have an organised approach to work. Keen to gain feedback and accept constructive criticism in order to develop yourself within this role. This will suit an applicant with around 2 years of commercial experience, backed by portfolio of work examples. Job Description Supporting and working closely with the Head of Design and working within a small team, your work will involve working on the front end design & development of the company website as well as online marketing projects. This will involve helping carry out interface design and development, website maintenance, UX testing, production of internal and external marketing material. The role will predominately be working on the International side of our operations so experience of working in any international markets, particularly the Asian market would be advantageous. You’ll have the freedom to introduce your own ideas & make your mark while testing them on millions of real users to create exceptional user experiences. So if you’re a Designer who wants to be part of our busy yet small... 06 May 2015 10:10:47 +0000 Filmmaker (Creative Agency) http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/92972/Filmmaker%2520%28Creative%2520Agency%29.html This successful North Leeds creative agency are currently looking for a talented film maker to join their dedicated video offering. You'll be given the opportunity to work with a real mixture of clients on loads of different kinds of projects; being able to demonstrate your skills in both shooting and editing. Your experience will probably be varied, but you'll have at least some experience in producing commercial or corporate films and will posses the creative flair to transform a would be mundane project, into something special. In order to be suitable, you'll need at least a couple of years experience in a similar role; able to self shoot and edit your own work. You'll be able to use the relevant software packages (Final Cut Pro / Premiere Pro / After Effects) and will be accustomed to producing work against tight deadlines. In return for your creative skill, the company offer a fun and friendly working environment and opportunities for progression. They're based in landmark, historic offices in North Leeds with free parking an excellent transport links. If this sounds like the role for you, please apply now with your CV and reel. 06 May 2015 09:09:50 +0000 Social Media/Community Officer-Creative Agent http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/92967/Social%2520Media%2FCommunity%2520Officer-Creative%2520Agent.html Senior Community Manager, Social media officer, Social Media manager, Social Community manager Are you looking to join a fun, vibrant and upbeat creative agency? If so my client is looking for a Senior Community Manager with agency experience who has a strong track record with social media and maintenance of the social media space. They are a really up and coming agency with some global clients on their books who you will be working directly with. Your role will be:- Being the social media expert for both agency and clients Turning social trends into creative ideas Work along side the creative teams and client services teams Creating social content across a variety of Channels Contributing to the social strategy What they are looking for:- 2-5 years experience within a social media role/community management role Strong understanding of how brands and agencies operate within social media Experience operating projects on Facebook & Twitter Experience of Buddy Media, Radian6 etc Strong English & people skills A marketing background would also be advantageous This is a really exciting role and one for a passionate candidate to really excel them. Senior Community Manager, Social media officer, Social Media manager, Social Community manager 05 May 2015 13:01:12 +0000 Senior Digital Strategist - Digital and Advertising Agency http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/92899/Senior%2520Digital%2520Strategist%2520-%2520Digital%2520and.html Our client is a full service digital marketing advertising agency based in central London. They have a wide range of clients across gaming, sport and entertainment and they produce a wide range of projects across design and build and campaign. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Digital Strategist to join this exciting agency. They are looking for someone who has a passion for digital and likes to live a digital life. They have a great culture and working environment. As the Senior Digital Strategist you will be an expert in eCRM with a track record of creating, developing and shaping communication strategies for high-profile brands. You will be working with senior members and clients to build strong relationships and optimise their digital communications. Key Responsibilities: - Creating eCRM strategies for clients in a range of sectors. This includes gathering research, analysing data and turning into marketing strategies. - Plan, oversee and optimise eCRM campaigns and programmes executing across email, mobile and social. Also developing holistic communications plans, which combine muti-channels to meet integrated communications objectives. - Work in collaboration with the client to establish success metrics and track performance against KPI's. - Identify opportunities for new briefs and inspire the creative process through collaboration with the creative and technical teams. - Educate the team on eCRM and establish the future of eCRM championing the development of innovative marketing strategies. Key experience - Extensive...