The Drum Jobs 02 September 2014 21:09:51 +0000 Account Manager (Print/Integrated) A highly successful and growing independent agency is currently looking for an Account Manager to handle a range of ‘traditional’ accounts, reporting directly to an AD. You will have the following responsibilities: - Building relationships with clients and acting as the key point of contact - Full project management, including budgetary control - Developing inspiring creative briefs for a wide range of integrated marketing projects - Contributing to strategy and campaign planning - Identifying opportunities for account growth - Internal liaison with the creative, PR and digital teams - Active involvement in new business projects through pitch, preparation and delivery - Reporting campaign results and analysis You will be smart, enthusiastic and expected to play a proactive role within the team and agency as a whole. You must demonstrate excellent communication and written skills, both internally and externally, when dealing with colleagues, clients and suppliers. Attention to detail is also key, and a high level of quality control on all outgoing agency work is essential. You need to be confident and have the ability to deal with a varied portfolio of clients within different sectors, offering them a professional service at all times. The agency is friendly and forward thinking and offers both internal and external training, as well as other benefits. This is a fab opportunity. Please call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949 to discuss, or send your CV to   02 September 2014 13:01:06 +0000 Graphic Designer - Warwickshire A Graphic Designer designer is sought by this niche, exciting & fun branding agency based near Coventry that delivers exciting and differentiated products and services to the leisure market. They are seeking a creative Graphic Designer at a junior level to join their expanding team. The successful applicant will have some commercial  experience developing creative concepts within a design studio or similar environment. Key responsibilities include: •  Very good with clients – will need to understand and implement changes directly with the client •  Very organised •  Very good attention to detail •  Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite •  Experience of creative concepts, designs and artwork for brand identity, print and digital collateral •  Support the design team in the delivery of all assigned projects, client pitches and presentations •  Deliver final artwork to agreed deadlines and specifications The successful candidate will demonstrate a passion for typography, layout, print production and digital communication. You will love the fast paced rhythm of a growing studio, be a team player as well as a self starter. You will be a confident communicator with an impeccable level of English (verbal and written). You will be happy working on creative concepts, brand identity systems, brochures, packaging, websites as well as developing artwork ready to print. This role is ideal for a designer who has around a year or two of commercial experience and is looking to step up to working... 02 September 2014 13:01:59 +0000 Artworker (Fluent in Polish) - North Birmingham Birmingham based creative agency are looking for a fast, accurate Artworker who is fluent in Polish. You'll be working on fast turn-around artwork for Print, POS, POP and Sales Promotion . It's a pure artworking role so no creative input will be required but a fast, accurate artworking ability using CS6/CC will be a must for this role All usual Adobe CS packages required, must be fluent in InDesign. Any experience with data merging and tagging InDesign files an advantage. The ability to read, write and speak Polish is important for this role. Interested? Email your CV and some samples of work that show your layout/typesetting skills over right away! Artworker (Fluent in Polish) - North Birmingham to c£18-23k DOE 02 September 2014 13:01:39 +0000 Print Production Executive - Birmingham Due to new client wins a full time role is available for an experienced Print Production Executive with this fast growing creative, advertising & marketing agency based just north of Birmingham. You'll be Takeing briefs from Account Handler sand placing into the studio. You'll also have Quality Control duties, a good eye for detail and the ability to buy print for brochures, leaflets and posters so you must be able to demonstrate a proven track record working in a busy production department. Role details: • Processing briefs into creative, artwork or digital channels • Taking briefs from the account team and direct from the client • Scheduling of Artwork workload for Creative/Studio Team • Maintaining good relationships with suppliers to ensure that all required external deadlines are met • Ensuring quality and service levels meet set standards. • Receiving and checking proofs from printers • Resolving queries with regard to specifications and delivery • Creation of specifications for projects Essential Skills: • Knowledge of Artwork production and studio processes. • Solid organisational ability • Ability to work to deadlines • Knowledge of design, print, fulfilment and distribution functions • Ability to multi task • Communication and negotiation skills. • Strong attention to detail. If this sounds like to next step in your career then get in touch ASAP. Print Production Executive Birmingham to £25k 01 September 2014 11:11:06 +0000 Midweight Art Director Midweight Art Director Manchester £25k-£30k Midweight Art Director needed for one of the top agencies in the region.  This TTL agency produces fantastic work and results for their clients, and is rated highly for its creativity. This position is all about ideas, and you will be responsible for generating ideas and innovation across a variety of projects including print and digital. For this role you need to be conceptually strong, have the ability to generate big ideas and a portfolio that shows this.  You’ll need to be able to share your work with us initially. If you would like an initial informal chat please contact us, there is always someone willing and able to take your call between 12-2pm – we lunch at our desks as it’s usually a good time for you to pop out and call us.  M7289 28 August 2014 15:03:47 +0000 Digital Designer Brief overview: Brilliant opportunity to join one of the real leaders within digital marketing within the Birmingham area at a time of real growth.  This agency is a leader in b2b and works with some major global brands whilst living on the edge of modern marketing technologies. The role: If you live and breathe digital design, there’s not going to be a better role for you.  In this role you will be immersed in content creation, brand development across a real range of diverse business to business clients. Working closely with the editorial, strategy and digital development teams you will undertake briefs and develop concepts alongside the Creative Director that look amazing, and on the money according to brief, and essentially are delivered on time. The type of digital projects you will be working on will include digital brochures, Infographics (both static and interactive), Slideshare, blog images, email designs, Videoscribe and Vine animations as well as microsite design, paid media banners and animations and social media graphics. Whilst this is a digital role, you will need to be aware of printing techniques, types of paper (size, weight) and display options. What we’re looking for: Clearly this is a role for someone who is focussed on digital design, who is at the top of their game creatively. You’re going to want to be constantly investigating new technologies and the way they can be utilised for your clients. Of course, you’ll have proven technical experience with Adobe creativesuite and will have... 27 August 2014 15:03:24 +0000 Digital Art Director An established & award winning company based with offices in Leeds is looking for a Digital Art Director to join it’s organisation. Working alongside the Creative Director, you will be responsible for defining & driving the concept, creation and execution of the creative for campaigns and individual projects. Your role will involve directing the look, feel & overall creative quality of specific online integrated campaigns & projects, such as landing pages, content sites, mobile experiences, emails, interactive banners and other required creative elements. The Digital Art Director will also assist with the management of the overall team of web designers & developers within the creative studio. You will be providing art direction, mentoring & guidance to the digital team. You will need experience designing & developing web based experiences for usability, accessibility & cross browser/device experiences. This position requires a working knowledge of design & front end development across desktop, tablet & mobile platforms. Great opportunity with an impressive package! 27 August 2014 13:01:36 +0000 Graphic Designer Brief Overview   This is an opening for a creative Graphic Designer to work alongside a small team of designers in a well established, fast moving and expanding design agency.  This agency works with a variety of high profile clients within the licensing industry; offering a multitude of creative services for retailers, licensees and licensors.   The role   Working alongside a small team of designers, you will collaborate to deliver comprehensive creative solutions to a variety of high profile clients. You will play a pivotal role in branding development, specialising in style guides, branding and graphics for the licensing industry, delivering innovative solutions to your clients.      You will be working with some high street brands that we all know and love, some may even take you back to your childhood!  One day you could be working on a fashion style guide to inspire potential licensees and retailers and the next you could be helping to create trend looks and helping with the graphics for packaging.     What we’re looking for   You will have a minimum of one year’s industry experience with a relevent degree and a good working knowledge of the full Creative Suite. Your portfolio will include examples of work on packaging, branding, publishing and promotion; with experience of working for web and exhibition graphics an advantage.   You will be able to demonstrate a creative flair for branding, graphics for packaging, layout, communication and a passion for typography... 27 August 2014 11:11:20 +0000 Artworker An established agency based in Cheshire is looking for an Artworker/Mac Operator to join their studio team. You will be responsible for producing Artwork for a variety of printed materials including POS, brochures, DM, catalogues and leaflets. Essential skills include InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. The ability to adhere to brand guidelines and deadlines is key. This is a dual role which will suit someone who is keen to develop new technical skills in the future. The other aspect of this role (which will come at a later stage) will be to organise data through bespoke software which will run through internal systems and then create printable PDF’s for POS. You will also be creating POS templates and making sure the data is accurate so the systems run smoothly. In-depth training will be provided for the technical aspect of this role, however, any previous experience within a similar environment would be a distinct advantage but not essential. 26 August 2014 15:03:00 +0000 Graphic Designer My client is a leading consumer business based in Sheffield which has continued to grow throughout 2014. As part of its continued commitment to its marketing team they are now looking for a Graphic Designer to help strengthen their creative team.   As a Designer you will play an integral part of the creative team, interpreting briefs and proving creative ideas and opportunities whilst ensuing brand guidelines are maintained.   Your key responsibilities will include:   Taking projects from brief to completion ensuing that you take individual responsibility to ensure all creative work meets the required standard. Liaising with internal departments to determine design requirements. Developing effective monthly mail shots Packaging final artwork and managing deliveries to external suppliers.   You will have previous commercial design experience and be fully conversant in all the latest Adobe package. Additional CSS and HTML experience would put candidates in good stead. 22 August 2014 09:09:16 +0000 Creative Services Director - Women's Fashion WANTED ... A CREATIVE of COMPANY DIRECTOR STATUS A marketer of substance with creative background and experience of general management ... a rare breed!   Our client, an International fashion house in the East Midlands is arguably the brand leader, a ‘best of British’ fully vertically integrated family company with 230 staff creating, marketing and manufacturing women’s fashion for the 40+ premium quality market. Established in 1961, David Nieper’s commitment to quality and design, sustainable manufacturing in Britain and education have all contributed to unprecedented recent sales growth with customers loyal to a world class service. Staff will tell you that this is a great place to work.   The perfect candidate will have a wealth of consumer marketing experience, both agency and client side with a strong creative background. Age is no barrier but lack of marketing and managerial expertise, creativity, enthusiasm, communication and people skills would be Industry background is no handicap but preference will be given to proven multi-media skills and an affinity with fashion marketing. Business acumen and the authorities of a general manager are essential The successful candidate will work at the most senior level within the company, both in the UK and internationally.   The perfect candidate will have the following skills: Art direction Graphic design Copywriting PR On and offline Brand Custody Business Management   You will be: Contagious Challenging Entrepreneurial   If you have... 21 August 2014 11:11:10 +0000 Junior Developer Junior Developer This is an ideal opportunity for a junior developer to join a successful design agency and gain experience working for a great mix of clients. Do the following words and acronyms mean anything to you? PHP, responsive HTML5, CSS, jQuery, Java, and Objective C in Xcode If the answer is no, then you can probably stop reading.. If the answer is yes, then you might just be the droid we're looking for! Material _Works are on the hunt for a developer who can build bespoke apps for web and native mobile platforms. You will be working in unison with our design team so great communication and cooperation is an absolute must. Experience of Adobe Creative suite would be an advantage but not compulsory. The ideal candidate will be pragmatic and enthusiastic with a keen eye for detail and the desire to work in a deadline driven but rewarding environment. Get in touch: email your CV along with a covering letter plus links to some recent examples of work to by Friday 5th September About Material_Works Material _Works form part of the Material Communications Group, a group of creative communications agencies based in Glasgow and London. We are an award winning design & digital solutions agency that ensure our team feel valued and can thrive in a culture dedicated to continued professional development. Our diverse clients list ranges from the music industry to the world of sport. We're busy people; we create brand identities, ad campaigns, marketing material, websites, animated content and video edits amongst a whole host of other... 18 August 2014 17:05:57 +0000 PR Account Manager A fast-growing integrated agency is looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious PR Account Manager to join its friendly and hardworking team. You’ll need to be passionate and committed, with a keen sense of personal responsibility, the ability and maturity to take ownership of your own accounts and the flexibility to work across varied accounts – a mixture of b2b and b2c. The ideal candidate will have industry experience to at least Senior Account Executive level, the ability to establish and develop relationships with media contacts and key clients, 1st class writing and communication skills, a sound knowledge of digital/social media, and the confidence to deal at all levels. Experience of the property sector would be a distinct advantage, although the right skill-set and personality are more important. You will be given as much responsibility as you can handle and the chance to progress at the earliest opportunity – entirely on your own merit. The environment is grown-up, so you must be a self-starter who is able to work on their own initiative and achieve positive results without close supervision; in that way contributing to the continued growth and success of the business. (And your contribution will be strongly encouraged, recognised and rewarded.) So, if you’re ready for a new challenge, feel that you can make a difference and are looking for more scope and responsibility in a flexible but busy and professional work environment, call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to   18 August 2014 15:03:33 +0000 Senior Artworker - West Midlands Midlands based creative agency are looking for an accurate Senior Artworker with excellent InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator /CS6/CC skills Based south of Birmingham this top creative agency are after a Senior Artworker who can deliver excellent accurate artwork. It's a pure artworking role so no creative input will be required but a fast, accurate artworking ability using InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator CS6/CC will be a must for this role. Experience of working on fast turn-around artwork for all areas of Print will be essential. Interested? Email your CV and some samples of work that show your layout/typesetting skills over right away! Artworker  - West Midlands -  to £26k To apply for this role please email your CV along with PDF examples of your work 15 August 2014 13:01:22 +0000 Creative Talent Brief overview: We’re delighted to be working with one of the leading marketing services consultancies in the country as they look to double the size of a studio team based onsite with one of their key clients.  We’re not after one person, we’re after lots across all creative disciplines, read on if you’re intrigued… The role: So, there isn’t just one role for one person or one type of skill set. What this client is looking to do is find the right talent and then make a job around them – how refreshing! They are working with one of the foremost UK brands within financial services which develops some hugely creative work across print and digital and due to the success of this, they need more people. You could be a designer with a mixture of print and digital, or purely one or the other, you could be a creative artworker or someone who really specialises in templates, you might have additional skills within photography or animation. You’ll be working onsite, so its key that you have the personality and attributes to do this; its not like being in an agency miles away from your client where they can’t hear you… What we’re looking for: Naturally it’s difficult to define talent, especially when its working for one particular client who knows what they want. You’re probably going to have big brand experience and are likely to have worked within an agency environment. Any experience within financial services would be great, and whichever discipline you’re in,... 12 August 2014 23:11:12 +0000 Senior Creative Designer - Warwickshire A Senior Creative Designer designer is sought by this niche, exciting & fun branding agency that delivers exciting and differentiated products and services to the leisure market. They are seeking a highly skilled and passionate Senior Creative Designer to join their expanding team. Reporting directly to our Design Lead, the successful applicant will have experience developing creative concepts through to final delivery for the leisure market, with experience of leading a team through the creative process as a bonus. Key responsibilities include: •  Develop and translate strategy into ideas-led creative concepts, designs and artwork for brand identity systems, print and digital collateral •  Support the design team in the delivery of all assigned projects, client pitches and presentations •  Liaise with external suppliers to develop solutions which not only push boundaries but are realistic in terms of production and cost •  Manage your work efficiently to ensure work is delivered to the highest standard on time and on budget •  Deliver final artwork to agreed deadlines and specifications •  Proactively participate in the development of the studio's brand in terms of design techniques, workflow and processes, as well as external communication strategy and implementation •  Research and develop knowledge about current and future design trends. The successful candidate will demonstrate a passion for typography, layout, print production and digital communication. You will be a great... 12 August 2014 19:07:19 +0000 Designer - Catalogues (6 month contract) Designer - Catalogues (6 month FTC, possible perm), Huddersfield, 34,000 One of Yorkshire's most forward thinking fashion business' are looking for an experienced Designer to join their team, initially on a 6 month contract. You will need experience of page layout design for catalogues and experience within the fashion industry would be a bonus. You will have to attend and art direct photographic shoots so an appreciation and understanding of photography is also essential. The Designer role will require you to work 36 hours per week but there may be some flexibility required dependent on workload. Its a great business with an enjoyable work environment where the staff are truly valued, so its not a role to miss out on! So if you are looking for a catalogue designer role within a great business then please request more information 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 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. 12 August 2014 19:07:22 +0000 Artworker Artworker (Junior / Mid - level), Wilmslow, Cheshire, 18-21K, Permanent Brilliant opportunity for a Junior Mid - level Artworker to join an established agency with ambitious growth plans. Based in Wilmslow, within an easy reach of Stockport and Manchester, this agency is highly regarded and its an exciting time to be joining as they have a number of major projects coming up. They are looking for an Artworker with experience of working within an agency, handling multiple projects at once. Passion and the ability to multi-task are essential to ensure a high quality output is delivered on time. You can expect to work on a wide range of Digital projects as the agencys Artworker and therefore you must be able to demonstrate in your portfolio experience of online. If you are an Artworker, looking for the next step in your career within an ambitious business, then please apply now so you dont miss out - this is a great opportunity! Artworker (Junior / Mid - level), Wilmslow, Cheshire, 18-21K, Permanent 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... 12 August 2014 16:04:47 +0000 Senior Artworker Brief overview: Senior Artworker required for a successful print production and communications agency. This company has been established for over twenty years and has thrived in the last seven years which has seen their business almost triple! Clients are across both public and private sectors. The role: This role will predominately involve taking artwork through to completion for layout for print, whether it be university prospectuses or 300 page catalogues, you will be managing long, complex projects. You will love typography and the attention to detail required for such a role, and if you already have an understanding of how to design based on your print knowledge that will be even better. This isn’t necessarily a role where you’ll be involved with concepts and creative, you just need to be able to follow the creative theme and corporate guidelines. What we’re looking for: We’re looking for someone who has a proven portfolio of layout work; brochures, catalogues, manuals would all be really suitable. Someone who can demonstrate their amazing eye for detail, who understands how something is going to be printed and can design accordingly. This is a key role for the department and the ability to work quickly and accurately is of paramount importance. Naturally you’ve going to be experienced in Adobe Creative Suite, and if you’ve got knowledge of Quark as well, that’s handy! If you’ve got agency experience, again that would be useful, but its not a pre-requisite for the role. What is... 11 August 2014 16:04:29 +0000 Senior Designer Senior Designer Our client is a highly recognised online retail business based just outside of Manchester City Centre. They are currently looking for a Senior Creative Designer to work on one of their most important accounts. We are looking for a Mid-Weight or Senior Designer with experience in designing for both online and print content. You can come from either an agency or client side background, however you must have a strong portfolio which demonstrates your ability to be creative for brands; keeping and adhering to brand guidelines but also producing visually stunning work. You will be working alongside an experienced creative team, and liaising with in-house Account and e-commerce Managers; it’s a fun and fast paced environment. Anyone looking to work on an exciting brand is urged to get in touch! Any front-end coding skills would be advantageous.  You should also have a passion for sports! To apply, please send a CV and portfolio to: 07 August 2014 15:03:06 +0000 Digital Designer A unique creative, branding & digital marketing agency is looking for a Digital Designer to join their team in Derby. You will need previous agency experience producing designs for websites, Apps, emailers and various print projects. You will be working on a wide variety of client brands & briefs - so ideally you will need to be a great all-rounder. Essential skills include Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign, along with a knowledge & understanding of HTML & CSS - their limitations and what works best for them. This is a great opportunity to utilise all your creative design skills and work alongside like-minded ideas people. 07 August 2014 15:03:40 +0000 Senior Designer Synergy Is an award winning agency with over 18 years trading experience. We are now looking for a passionate creative to join our team who has a good eye for layout, typography and able to work across multiple disciplines. You will be expected to have a sound grasp of Adobe Creative Suite and a good understanding of print and production processes. Any digital skills would also prove to be an advantage. This is a great opportunity to join small but busy team based just outside of Chorley in a beautiful barn conversion. If you feel you have what it takes to step up to the mark then please send your CV and portfolio to Please include current salary with your application. We will only respond to applications that are successful and invite you to attend an interview at the agency. 06 August 2014 16:04:26 +0000 Mid Weight Creative This is an opening for a strong mid weight creative with agency experience to join one of, if not, the most creative agency in the area. This is an award winning, full service agency who are client focused and innovative.  They are big enough  to attract excellent clients across a range of sectors from automotive to retail, yet small enough that the boss will know your name and how you have your tea! The role Due to a new client win our client needs an additional creative support in the studio on this particular client as well as on various other accounts.  The role will be a mixture of working with creative set by the Creative Director as well as generating concepts following a given brief. You will provide a high standard of design, creative and strategic marketing support to this agency and their clients across all touch points. The role itself will be predominately print based, although some work will be digitally focused.  Their latest client wins are within automotive, but consumer facing and there would also be retail work.  The nature of the work will be completely TTL, so lots of adverts, DM, flyers etc.  Alongside this you will conceptualise new marketing material and communications across all mediums and support all teams with design and creative content as required. You will manage projects, to spec, on time and within budget and foster strong working relationships with clients as well as within the creative studio. You will need to maintain and develop a great working knowledge of the software packages the agency use;... 02 September 2014 18:06:58 +0000 Account Manager Top opportunity for a focused Account Manager to join one for Greater Manchester best known creative agencies. This well-known team has earned a tonne of respect over the years and their talented team rank highly on the creative scene attracting talent from far and wide. They’re invested heavily into the client’s services team and have streamlined briefing, brainstorming and delivery to an impressive standard; But with new business coming at them like you wouldn't believe even their well-oiled delivery machine is coming under some pressure – which is where you come in….. As an Account Manager focused on campaign delivery you’ll be a key cog within the agency ensuring all projects are completed on time, all clients are up to date and all lose ends are tied up. The role is a hybrid position so candidates could come from either an account handling or a project management background. As long as you are confident client facing but happy ensuring delivery you’ll fit just nicely. It goes without saying that you’ll be used to working at pace, within a creative environment amongst designers, developer, account handlers and juniors. This a brilliant opportunity for an experienced account handler or junior AM looking to take the next step in their career. Send your CV over today to find out more! 02 September 2014 17:05:51 +0000 Email Designer We’re working with a major leisure brand to find a skilled Email Designer to work within their in-house studio.  They are looking for someone with a good level of skills and experience of designing and coding HTML emails, able to understand the purpose behind each campaign, thus able to adapt the design accordingly. You should have knowledge of the most appropriate design and construction techniques, email clients and browsers, to ensure maximum delivery and view rates.  You should enjoy working in a busy role, able to work under pressure and tight deadlines without sacrificing creativity or accuracy.  This role is commutable from Manchester/Liverpool/Cheshire and is close to major road networks and train links. M7291