The Drum Jobs 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,... 13 August 2014 17:05:33 +0000 Designer (Print&Digital) Creative agency based in Manchester are looking for a Middleweight Designer to join the team. This exciting post plays a key role as part of the companies continuing growth. The ideal candidate will posses excellent design skills across both print and digital platforms. The successful candidate will take projects from initial brief and concept through to design and launch. Projects will vary from websites, social media campaigns and web banners through to magazine adverts, brochures and POS.  Any experience with HTML, CSS and responsive design would be highly beneficial. 13 August 2014 11:11:26 +0000 Graphic Designer Well established organisation based North of Manchester is looking for a Web Designer to join their growing team.  Your main responsibilities will include,creating assets to be used across brand websites, producing emailers, conceptualising new marketing material, as well as designing across digital channels such as mobile, desktop and app, so a good knowledge of the digital industry would be advantageous for this role. You must have proficient skills in Indesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, as well as this it would be beneficial if you had experience in the following software areas: HTML, CSS, Flash & JQuery although this is not essential.  Any experience within a similar role in the fashion/retail sector would be highly beneficial for this position. If you feel this role matches your experience please send through your CV as well as a portfolio of work. 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;... 05 August 2014 11:11:21 +0000 MIDWEIGHT GRAPHIC DESIGNER - LEADING INDEPENDENT AD AGENCY Leading independent AD agency based in a fantastic new studio in EC1 are looking for a midweight graphic designer to join their growing creative studio. On the back of winning 3 huge pitches It’s a fantastic opportunity for you to design and contribute ideas to a range of advertising needs, over a variety of clients in many industries, working on Press, Digital and Outdoor. They expect you to have strong creative development skills, and take the lead for creative design on projects. You’ll cover a variety of aspects from look and feel creation and design development of campaign work, through to digital design, motion graphics and conceptualising. You need to have a good eye for typography be able to visualise and demonstrate your ideas whilst collaborating with other designers and art directors across the business. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years’ experience of working in a creative/ad agency environment. You will be proactive and a self-starter and be able to work both alone and as part of a larger team. You will have a passion for creativity, be imaginative, conceptual and be fluent in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and Indesign with a broad understanding of both print and online processes. Salary - circa 30k If this sounds like the role for you please send your folio/cv to 04 August 2014 22:10:18 +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 31 July 2014 14:02:05 +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 30 July 2014 09:09:23 +0000 Account Director (Annual Reports / Corporate Reporting) As an Account Director (or Senior Account Manager) your key responsibilities will include: Client service, strategy and business development. This Account Director (or Senior Account Manager) position is an outstanding opportunity and not to be missed. As an Account Director (or Senior Account Manager) you will need to be the best of the best and have come from, or be coming from an established well known design and branding agency with Annual Report experience. This Account Director (or Senior Account Manager) should have branding and corporate communications in their current role with a 50/50 split across Print & Digital As an established Account Director (or Senior Account Manager) you will discuss strategy and be able to hit the ground running. Having knowledge of design is massively important as is the fact that you will have worked in / be working in a Top 10 Design / Branding / Corporate Communications Agency at this level. This is a great NEW role for a personable and client driven Account Director (or Senior Account Manager) ready to step up in the second half 2014! If you are serious about your career and want to work for one of London’s best branding design B2B agencies apply now to avoid disappointment! 28 July 2014 10:10:51 +0000 Studio Manager Brief overview: A fantastic opportunity has come up with our client, a very well-established marketing services agency, for a Studio Manager to work on-site with a leading blue chip client in Northampton.   The role: The Studio Manager will be responsible for ensuring the day-to-day running of the on-site studio, overseeing work, liaising with the client, and supporting the client and creative services teams in the delivery of quality design and artwork.  As Studio Manager, your key responsibilities will include traffic management, planning resources, scheduling workloads, producing project plans, managing relationships with the campaign management teams, advising on schedules and timescales, being commercially aware when managing invoices and budgets, producing and maintaining process and procedure documents, and conducting and attending key meetings. You will also be expected to deal with technical issues, such as supporting and troubleshooting with Macs and PCs, liaising with IT department, policing file management, and maintaining a freelance database.    What we’re looking for: To be considered for the role, you must have excellent practical, agency-based experience of managing Mac/PC IT systems, trafficking and procedural development in a similar role within a similar internal/client-side or agency environment. You will also require an understanding of the technical requirements and related technology and systems, an extensive knowledge of print and digital production methods, the ability to manage budgets, and experience of... 20 August 2014 14:02:40 +0000 Graphic Designer We are looking for a talented designer to lead the graphic design team in the production and delivery of all online and offline marketing. You will lead the NCL brand personality and create graphics across a wide variety of media, with a strong focus on web graphics and imagery. This is an exciting time to join us, as we are looking to expand the Marketing Team with a number of specialist roles to produce an innovative sector-leading team. With just over 27,000 students and over 1000 staff, we have masses of great work to be done! With proven evidence of working across print and online, you will have a portfolio showing great design ideas and craft. If you are an exceptional, highly creative designer with a passion for design, then this is the role for you. HNC/HND educated in design, you should demonstrate your extensive experience of developing a brand through the use of design. To apply, please visit the Work With Us section of our website, online at CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS 4.30pm on Friday 5 September 2014 20 August 2014 13:01:08 +0000 Digital Designer Developer Working as part of our clients in-house creative team, you will be responsible for designing and developing relevant and effective campaigns to support the marketing plan in collaboration with Brand, Customer Insight and The Marketing teams.   You will be responsible for the design and build of engaging digital marketing campaigns, using dynamic content to meet creative briefs through email, website landing pages, banners and social media.   You’ll design and code responsive campaigns for multiple devices, using Unica emessage to build and test emails, and CMS (fatwire) to build landing pages.   You’ll also work closely with the data team to deliver highly targeted communications through segmentation and personalisation.   But, most importantly you will push forward the creative boundaries of digital.   We’re looking for someone with at least 3 years experience who is able to provide a portfolio of creative concepting including both online and print work.   You’ll have: - Strong presentation skills, both in design and delivery. - A full working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite. - Design experience using HTML5 and CSS. - Previous experience designing for multiple devices is desirable If this sounds like you we’d love to hear from you! 19 August 2014 17:05:20 +0000 Middleweight Digital Designer - Central Leeds Definitely a role for the sports mad! If you dream of combining footie with your 9-5, this is the one for you. The company: A world leader at broadcasting and commercialising through digital media, this business maximises the returns for sports associations, rights holders, football clubs, content publishers, bookmakers, media groups, mobile operators and broadcasters around the world by producing industry leading production, technical and commercial solutions. The role: We are looking for a Digital Designer to join the growing UX/UI team that consistently delivers cutting edge creative across multiple platforms. You will be instrumental in driving forward global sports brands, with the aim of increasing consumer numbers and revenue. What’s required: We're looking for a highly talented Digital Designer with strong ideas, creativity and with an impressive portfolio to match. You'll have commercial experience of delivering first class design for large clients and naturally possess high competency in all areas of Adobe Creative Suite. If you can demonstrate good knowledge of delivering creative across multiple platforms, including mobile web and native applications, that would be a massive bonus. Responsive Design is an absolute must. A true love for sport is pretty crucial too! In return you'll be rewarded with a fantastic team environment and: * 25 days annual leave * Bupa Private Healthcare * Life Assurance * Pension * Season Ticket Loan * Cycle to Work Scheme * Sharesave plan * Childcare Voucher Scheme If this sounds up your street, please... 19 August 2014 16:04:16 +0000 Junior Graphic Designer Our client, a leader in workplace furnishing, is currently looking for an enthusiastic and talented junior to middle-weight designer. Within easy access from local transport routes including bus and metro-link, this is a perfect opportunity to hone your print and digital skills with some well known business to business clients and brands. In this position you'll be the sole designer, so my client is looking for a confident candidate that has a minimum of 2 years commercial experience. You'll be experienced in creating designs for a wide range of media, including emailers, banners, reports, brochures, event invitations, trade and press ads to name just a few. This will be an evolving role that will give you the chance to express your creativity in a commercial capacity, as well as adding some valuable clients to your portfolio. The ideal candidate will have excellent typography and photography skills, as well as a strong portfolio covering both designs for print and web. A knowledge of print processes and practices would be very beneficial. If you think you have what it takes to be the sole designer at a fast growing and successful company please apply with your updated CV and portfolio today! 19 August 2014 14:02:16 +0000 MIDWEIGHT PACKAGING DESIGNER- GLOBAL DESIGN AGENCY As a Midweight Designer you’ll need to have a solid background in packaging design and a portfolio full of big retail names. You'll be experienced in most aspects of packaging design, up to date with recent protocol and guidelines. Most importantly you’ll need to be conceptual with your thinking, driven by developing something new and exciting, you'll always want to push the boundaries and go above and beyond for your clients Experience working with Food and Cigarette brands would be ideal Must have around 3+ years packaging design experience Must be articulate, presentable and confident in working on briefs from concept stage through to delivery. This leading design agency with around 20 studio's globally is hugely respected within the packaging design field. Creatively they are coming up with work that is pushing boundaries consistently. They are a collaborative studio and are looking for people to help the company move forward. Location Salary: 30k + Benefits. If this sounds like the right role for you then please send your cv/folio to or call 020 3603 4090 19 August 2014 10:10:22 +0000 Digital Games Designer / Artworker Digital Designer/Video Games Artworker, Staffordshire, West Midlands, 24k - 28K Blue Skies are delighted to be working again with one of the UKs leading names within the Online Casino, Games and Bingo companies based in the West Midlands. This ever-growing organisation is looking to further expand their in house Creative team and as such the position of Digital Designer / Video Games Art worker has arisen. The Role Working within the Games/Product Development team, under the direction of the Head of Creative, the Digital Designer / Video Games Art worker will be responsible for producing graphical requirements for the development of new games, GUI, website and applications, ensuring consistent quality, brand style and corporate pallet is maintained throughout. Key elements of the role... To produce imagery for online games and application GUI as agreed with Head of Creative Participate in the development of new games by providing interesting and novel characters and layouts, elements and artefacts; Collaborate with the Head of Creative in the design and development of promotional material; Produce formal and informal video and animation content as required If required, produce imagery for business development or business online benefit; Any other duties compatible with the role. What we are looking for . The successful applicant will be Educated in Graphic design and have a knowledge of graphical development process on iOS - Android - HTML platforms however you do not necessarily have to have any experience of working within Video games, as... 18 August 2014 17:05:36 +0000 Designer/Artworker/Creative All-rounder A terrific opportunity has arisen to join one of the best big brand agencies in the North West and work on exciting TTL campaigns as part of a highly regarded - and expanding - team. The main requirements are: Advertising agency experience (2-3 years) Artwork experience (you must know your way around the usual creative suite) Good design skills (concepts and execution) Confidence working across different media, including press, digital & DM Knowledge of print and digital production Exceptional attention to detail The ability to work quickly and efficiently, to exacting deadlines and very high standards A good work ethic Above all, the agency in question wants someone whos tirelessly creative, has a genuine interest in creative communication that is both original and hardworking, and enjoys the challenge of working in a high-powered team. There is real scope for growth and development in this role and the agency is one of the best around. Enough said? I think so. Call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to