The Drum Jobs 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 12:12:57 +0000 Digital Propositions Manager Established and highly successful brand within the digital sector is looking to recruit a Digital Propositions Manager to join their expanding team. This is a fantastic opportunity where you will be responsible for creating, managing & optimising their strategic commercial digital propositions. You will play an integral part in strengthening the brands’ presence in the region. Your role will involve leading the digital propositions team, managing the process for all new product development, plan, develop, investigate, recommend and also drive improvements to the digital product portfolio. You will need substantial experience of creating digital propositions within a creative environment which supports the sales team, have a sound understanding of the sales environment and have a proven track record of building strong relationships with senior department heads. An in-depth knowledge & ability to apply marketing planning techniques & best practices is essential - especially within channel/proposition marketing. Strong planning experience across the full marketing mix is also required, as are excellent communication & presentation skills. 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... 22 July 2014 16:04:29 +0000 Head of Strategy The ability to control and manage a team of 10 will be managed with ease and flair allowing you to remain calm and a key figure within the agency. This Head of Strategy will ideally come from a well respected Branding / Design / Integrated / Advertising agency where they are looking for a new and rewarding challenge. Are you... Award winning? Do you head up the Strategy Team at your current agency? Do you have a plethora of experience from working with both consumer, corporate and / or retail brands? If the answer is YES then we want to talk to you... If you think that you cut the mustard apply now; however we can only respond to those candidates that we genuinely feel would be the right fit for our client. 18 July 2014 11:11:16 +0000 3D Exhibition Designer Ashfield Healthcare Communications is a global leader in the delivery of actionable global strategies across 22 countries that deliver scientific content to the pharmaceutical and biotech community via relevant audiences’ preferred channels.  Underpinning this activity are the specialists and centres of excellence within digital, creative, data research and consulting.  We are extremely proud of the passion and value brought to the work today which is delivered by a highly successful and dynamic team. Ashfield’s ambition is to continue to grow and expand but maintain its ethos and drive that distinguishes the company in every location where it exists.   As part of the Ashfield group of companies we are a specialist creative agency working with many of the world’s leading healthcare brands. We design and develop memorable and engaging customer experiences and structures across a range of live educational environments.   As a key member of the experiential team you will need to demonstrate exceptional creativity in order to lead the conceptual design and development for key exhibits and events, including helping to define effective engagement tactics that drive our client’s communication objectives. The role involves conceptual design, visualization, space planning and technical development of exhibits, set design and other 3D environments. In addition you will ensure design integrity is maintained during the construction and installation phases while ensuring effective delivery at key events around the globe.  ... 16 July 2014 15:03:21 +0000 Art Director - Jamie Magazine This role offers the exciting opportunity to work closely with the Editor to design a contemporary and highly desirable commercial magazine whilst working on other products of the Jamie Magazine brand. As Art Director, youll need to oversee and design all print and digital aspects of the magazine and its licensed overseas editions under direction of the Editor. It will also be your responsibility to adhere to editorial budgets, to work on other projects as required and to keep a fine eye on all details and aspects pertaining to the above. 16 July 2014 13:01:31 +0000 Sales / Business Development Executive - Warwickshire Warwickshire based creative agency are searching for a Sales / Business Development Executive to develop new business for the agency. The candidate must have sales experience/knowledge within the creative / print sector. The role could suit an Agency Account Executive/Manager or a Designer with sales experience. Above all you must be ambitious and to be able to work under your own initiative. This is a fantastic opportunity with excellent open ended commission and Company Car. If you're up for the challenge please email your CV over ASAP. Sales / Business Development Executive Warwickshire to £27,000 + Car & open ended commission 16 July 2014 11:11:01 +0000 Web Designer Well recognised brand based in Cheshire is looking to recruit a new Web Designer to join their inhouse creative marketing team. You will be designing and creating content for websites and emails, following brand guidelines and adhering to schedules. You will be working from initial concept through to final delivery, liaising with the Developers in the team. There is no coding involved with this role - it is creating the front end look & feel only. Great opportunity to work with an established retail/fashion brand with good benefits! 14 July 2014 14:02:51 +0000 Middleweight/Senior Art Director/Designer A highly creative north-west agency requires a conceptually biased Art Director who also has excellent design skills and is able to work creatively across a range of high profile accounts (including major brands). This is a rare opportunity for a middleweight or senior level all-rounder with at least 5 years’ experience and the ability to turn their hand to everything from traditional print to mass-market above the line media - including TV - without missing a beat – someone who sees the big picture, thinks verbally as well as visually, can quickly visualize concepts (loose scribbles, etc.), is fully mac literate, and is also able to produce design that reinforces above-the-line campaign messages/values and reflects commercial (as well as creative) objectives. No easy task. But then this agency only wants to hear from the best. If that’s you, and you have a portfolio/awards that prove it, get in touch with Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV (with a few samples) to 09 July 2014 12:12:56 +0000 Creative Artworker Brief overview We are looking for a mid-level Creative Artworker for an award winning integrated agency based in the heart of Manchester. The agency has an incredibly strong heritage and this new role is purely down to growth and client retention. Traditionally a B2B agency, they are now expanding into new territories with fresh ideas supported by a very talented creative team. The role This role is really about getting the right mix of people and skills, in order to build a really strong team and deliver a superb service to a wide range of exciting well-known brands. We are looking for an artworker who understands the importance and value of producing perfectly finished artwork.  The role is an essential and key addition to a thriving creative team and will work alongside designers and art directors ensuring the output of the studio is consistently of high standard. What we’re looking for We envisage that you will have no less than 3 years agency based experience and you are now seeking a new challenge in an agency which continually pushes the boundaries.  You will be an expert in Adobe Creative Suite, especially InDesign and Illustrator.  Needless to say, you will have an impeccable attention to detail and a solid understanding of print processes. What’s on offer   This agency is mid sized and has an excellent heritage and are now seeing the rewards of their endeavours which has stemmed from their ability to transform the identity and perception of many market leading brands.  You will be working in a team which is... 05 July 2014 22:10:30 +0000 Digital/UX Designer - The Drum The Drum - UK Media Brand of the Year - is looking for a Digital UX Designer to join its expanding team in Glasgow. This is lead role working on a range of digital projects including and provides a great opportunity to show what you can do to the best digital and design companies in the UK. is the largest design and marketing website in the UK and along with its 25 other websites we are central in providing news, information and events to the industry. Working within the digital team and alongside our events, editorial and commercial teams you will lead the design and UX projects creating concepts and designs across the company’s online platforms. You will be create responsive design across desktop and mobile environments from planning, wireframing and concepts into front end markup. As well as a portfolio which shows your ability and appreciation for design, you will have good working knowledge of Photoshop, HTML and CSS along with a sound technical understanding of web technologies.  A great user experience (UX) will underpin your designs and relevant understanding of UX issues and best practice will give you a clear advantage in this role. The position is open to talented individuals looking to develop their careers with at least two or three years experience ideally in an agency or commercial background. If you feel you are up for this role and enjoy a challenge we'd love to hear from you. 03 July 2014 14:02:49 +0000 Graphic/Web Designer - Gloucestershire URGENT - Busy marketing consultancy and design agency based between Gloucester and Worcester are looking for a Graphic/Web designer to join their team. You will need to be an experienced all-round graphic designer with an eye for great design and the desire to create stand-out marketing and digital communications. Your experience will include designing for both print and digital media across a range of different sectors with a good knowledge and an understanding of web design and production including the latest developments in responsive and mobile web design. This is a great opportunity to join a friendly team environment working with a good broad cross section of blue chip and local clients on integrated marketing initiatives. You’ll be happy sorting out the design and artwork, but importantly, you'll also enjoy coming up with new concepts and being involved in creating bigger marketing campaigns or digital solutions. A ‘can-do attitude’ is essential plus the ability to work quickly under pressure with constant attention to detail whilst always striving to produce the highest standard of work. Key skills required include: • A good working knowledge of Adobe CS5 and above is essential • Good working knowledge of Power Point • Knowledge of responsive and mobile web design • Strong knowledge and experience of HTML and CSS • At least 5 years agency experience within a creative or digital environment • A genuine interest in all things related to design • Experience of working within the parameters of... 03 July 2014 09:09:48 +0000 Middleweight Designer - Birmingham Design and communications agency based in Birmingham, London and Edinburgh, looking for a middleweight designer to join their team in Birmingham. A fantastic opportunity for a Middleweight Designer to work on corporate reporting, branding and digital projects, in a fast-paced, creative and challenging environment. This agency plans, implements and supports communication strategies and solutions across print and digital, which make a tangible difference to their clients’ businesses. They are passionate about building long term relationships with clients, based on listening, understanding and trust. They are proud to be a ‘Design Week’ Top 10 agency. The role will involve working closely with the Creative Director, in the preparation, planning and completion of print and digital design projects. You will ideally have 2 to 5 years’ experience, and have wide ranging creative and technical skills, able to deliver effective design solutions to error free print ready artwork and simple websites. You will possess excellent working knowledge in InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, with at least a basic understanding of HTML and CSS. You will have a good eye for detail, be able to demonstrate quality awareness and have the ability to acquire, organise, interpret and evaluate information. You will require the ability to manage conflicting demands in order to prioritise tasks, to build positive relationships and to work with others to achieve goals. A great communicator, you will be approachable and flexible within your day to day role. A... 30 July 2014 11:11:25 +0000 Lead Designer A start up, backed by exceptionally talented creatives, with a clear vision in how to position an agency in amongst the top dogs in the industry. You will be working collaboratively with the creative lead, handling work from early conceptual stage right the way through to polished designs. You will be happy working closely with the creative lead, and this is a perfect role for somebody who craves that conceptual involvement. You will have retail work in your book, not just in-store but work TTL for retail brands. A real advantage would be an exposure to luxury brands, an understanding of what it takes to design high-end brands. On top of this, you need to be happy to take control of your own briefs and projects, being happy to work hard; for this you will receive a range of work that will stand out in the strongest of books! Sound good? Get in touch. 30 July 2014 10:10:18 +0000 Studio Manager Studio Manager, Design Agency, Warwickshire, 29,000 - 32,000, Perm, ASAP Blue Skies Marketing Recruitment is looking for a Studio Manager to join a team of highly skilled creatives based in wonderful Warwickshire. Are you looking for a new challenge working on high profile and exciting accounts? Then look no further as this role could be the perfect opportunity for you. This agency specialises in design and rebrand and with a large array of amazing clients they are looking for a Studio Manager to join their team of diverse individuals. Working within a brilliant environment of around 20 people, this agency has a real family vibe that is offering a brilliant opportunity to work for a highly regarded and well-established agency. Your role as Studio Manager will be split down in to two key parts: Workflow management of all jobs through the studio (roughly 30% - 40% of your time), scheduling out work to the creative team, ensuring all projects are delivered on time to budget. Artworking(roughly about 60% - 70% of your time) flyers, brochures, posters, newsletters, HTML emails etc to a high standard and at a fast pace as this agency is extremely busy. This really is a very exciting role for a Studio Manager to work within a busy and established agency with the opportunity to work on some very exciting clients. This agency is easily commutable via car from Warwickshire, West Midlands and parts of Leicestershire. Unfortunately for this role you will need to be able to drive and have a car due to its location. If you would like to apply for this role then please... 29 July 2014 18:06:22 +0000 Senior Designer - Independent design studio - South East London Independent design studio in East London with a focus on the property sector are on the look-out for a new Senior Designer. They are keen on someone with around 5 years experience at a top agency. The work ranges from branding, 360 campaigns, bespoke brochure design and corporate literature. The successful candidate will be a bright team player, enthusiastic and organised with a clear ability to deliver well conceived concepts, strategy and creative solutions across multiple channels. They will be able to demonstrate and provide experience of the following skills: - Taking a design lead on pitches and live projects - Thinking strategically and conceptually - Providing objective opinion about their own work and that of others - Strong typographic/layout skills and a highly creative approach to both print and online briefs - Passion for design, brands, consumer trends and creative movements - Confidence both in presenting work internally and externally - Happy to work closely with the Partners, Account and Design Directors. - Mentoring creatives - Promoting the studio's brand and tone of voice Previous real estate experience is not essential, however a desire to embrace the sector and bring new thinking is essential. If this sounds like the role for you then send your folio/cv to 29 July 2014 17:05:53 +0000 3D Designer 3D Designer, Design Agency, Leicestershire, Competitive Salary, Perm, ASAP Blue Skies Marketing Recruitment is looking for both a junior and senior 3D designer to join a quirky and innovative agency that is located in the city of Leicester. This agency works with some amazing globally recognised clients throughout the retail sector. From major sports brands to high street stores this agency works with the best of them and they are looking for 2 experienced 3D designers to join there dedicated and fun-loving team. Within this role you will be designing in store layouts, product promotion stands and POS along with creating new and innovative ways to showcase a retail brand in outlandish and experimental ways. 1-2 years experience using cinema 4D will be necessary for this role and a portfolio with examples and knowledge of this will be required. This agency is very busy, constantly winning new business and chasing down new opportunities both in the UK and abroad, which demonstrates their passion and growth to be the preferred agency within their field. You will be expected to work at a very fast pace to tight deadlines and timescales to which you will do so in a highly friendly and relaxed environment. Commutable from all parts of Leicestershire this agency is also easy to get to from Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Warwickshire and parts of the West Midlands. Dont worry if you cant drive, this agency is positioned to easily get the train or bus. If this advert has got you wanting to know more about this agency then please send me your updated CV and samples today...... 29 July 2014 17:05:27 +0000 Senior Designer - Independent design studio - South East London Independent design studio in East London with a focus on the property sector are on the look-out for a new Senior Designer. They are keen on someone with around 5 years experience at a top agency. The work ranges from branding, 360 campaigns, bespoke brochure design and corporate literature. The successful candidate will be a bright team player, enthusiastic and organised with a clear ability to deliver well conceived concepts, strategy and creative solutions across multiple channels. They will be able to demonstrate and provide experience of the following skills: - Taking a design lead on pitches and live projects - Thinking strategically and conceptually - Providing objective opinion about their own work and that of others - Strong typographic/layout skills and a highly creative approach to both print and online briefs - Passion for design, brands, consumer trends and creative movements - Confidence both in presenting work internally and externally - Happy to work closely with the Partners, Account and Design Directors. - Mentoring creatives - Promoting the me&dave brand and tone of voice Previous real estate experience is not essential, however a desire to embrace the sector and bring new thinking is essential. If this sounds like the role for you then send your folio/cv to 29 July 2014 16:04:24 +0000 Senior Account Manager A strategic corporate communications agency in London is looking for a Senior Account Manager to join their team in a pivotal role to drive their client services team and client relationships forward! The agency's focus is to create fluid dialogue for their clients through the correct channels. Their specialisms are branding, corporate reporting and digital. The team are all hugely supportive, talented and passionate about the work that they do. This Senior Account Manager’s role will entail managing a number of corporate reports over digital and print. This will take up 50% of this Senior Account Manager’s time. The other 50% will encompass print, digital, social media and branding to make this role a varied and challenging Senior Account Manager position. They will be managing their own team and reporting to a Client Services Director. The role is very hands on, so this Senior Account Manager needs to not shy away from project management. This Senior Account Manager absolutely must have experience working on corporate communications, annual reports and corporate branding both in print and digital. This Senior Account Manager must be well versed in managing a team of client services professionals and be comfortable presenting and handling top tier accounts, from FTSE 250 to FTSE 100 clients. If you feel this Senior Account Manager role is for you then get in touch! 29 July 2014 15:03:25 +0000 Resource Co-ordinator 23-24K Global design agency, big on annual reports and corporate comms, and with FTSE top 100 clients, is looking for a super organised resource coordinator to join their busy studio near London Bridge. This is a full-on role for someone who can multi-task like a pro, gets satisfaction from a big workload and can keep their cool under pressure. With up to 40 projects on the go at any one time you will have to be on the ball and happy to muck in whenever needed! You’ll be working with a very experienced senior team leader, to resource and traffic projects for multiple clients through the studio, across a range of disciplines, including print design & production, digital development and user experience. The ideal candidate will have full working knowledge of the processes needed to plan, complete and monitor work in progress, or at least a little experience of this kind of work, plus a fantastic track record in admin and organisation within a creative agency. As you will be a liaising with people from all levels, you must be an excellent communicator with good attention to detail and a helpful and positive attitude. Knowledge of MS Project would be a big plus too! 23-24K So if you have previous agency experience but are looking for your next big challenge, send us your CV now! 29 July 2014 15:03:44 +0000 Designer GRIN is growing. After a few months of exciting client wins we need to expand our team with the addition of a Designer. We are a young, ambitious and growing team. We believe in great design, great client service and want to plaster our walls with fantastic work. Most important of all, we want to spend our days with brilliant people who live to create, just like we do. Join us and you’ll get the chance to design for print, digital and more. You’re the next big thing. You’re hungry to prove yourself. You love creating great work. (Your mum still isn’t exactly sure what you do). You’ve already got a couple of years experience under your belt, but you’re ready to unleash those huge talents of yours on an unsuspecting world. We don’t just want you for your Mac skills and knowledge of Adobe software. It’s the raw creative stuff we’re really interested in, so we’ll want to see your ideas and original design concepts too. Up to £24k. Sound like your kinda thing? Just drop your CV and portfolio to GRIN is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability or age. GRIN, Fleet Street, Birmingham B3 1JL. No agency enquiries please. 29 July 2014 10:10:00 +0000 Graphic Designer - Fashion Retail This Yorkshire fashion retail brand have been going from strength over the past few years and their once tiny design team has expanded to cope with the increase in sales. Due to an excellent 2014 they are now looking for an additional Graphic Designer to join this busy team. You'll be responsible for producing work to be used both online and offline, everything from web layout, banners and emails through to catalogue, POS and direct mail. The company have a really distinctive visual design style so you'll be expected to both adopt this and help take it forward; keeping it fresh and modern. Suitable candidates will have previous retail design experience (either offline, online or catalogue), and outstanding skills with Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. The company offer a fun and friendly working environment and opportunities to progress within the team as it grows. If you think you fit the bill please apply now with examples of your best design work and your CV. 28 July 2014 17:05:55 +0000 Senior Graphic Designer Fantastic opportunity for a Senior Graphic Designer to join a well established organisation in Manchester. You will need experience working across both print and digital projects producing both design and artwork. Essential skills include Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign - any additional skills in Dreamweaver and HTML would be beneficial. Your role will involve working across 2 or 3 well recognised brands producing projects such as direct marketing materials, website designs, brochures, email campaigns, banners, home pages and general web content. You will be working from the initial concept, ideas and design stages - right through to finished print ready artwork stage. An eye for detail will be essential when following brand guidelines. Superb opportunity to join a creative team working within an established brand name! 28 July 2014 17:05:41 +0000 Creative Artworker Award winning agency based in West London needs a talented Artworker with excellent PowerPoint skills. This will involve a lot of infographics, tables and graphs as the nature of the information is usually very technical. Must be fully conversant with templates, transitions, colour palettes, embedded or linked videos/audio/animations, use of graphs, charts and tables, optimising file sizes, interactivity etc. You will need At least 2+ years experience in a design or creative role within a digital agency and an impressive work history on known brands.  Expert skills in typography, layout and design  Turning creative ideas into professionally artworked documents Assisting creative/production team and working with writers and account managers Responsible for the brands on which you work and the role they play within the agency  Able to work with the client during the process  Delivering accurate and timely artwork amends, often under pressure  Any other skills such as animation, video editing, illustration, basic html, would be an added bonus. 28 July 2014 12:12:57 +0000 Freelance Packaging Designer We are currently on the lookout for a talented freelance packaging designer with at least 3+ years industry experience for ongoing bookings with an established Liverpool based client. Successful candidates will be happy to work in house and will also have their own MAC/Laptop ideally. Desired Skills: - Strong Packaging background. - The ability to design and come up with new concepts for packaging. - The ability to produce print ready artwork. - Awareness of repro requirements. - Strong attention to detail. - Advanced knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. - A strong portfolio of packaging Design and Artwork. Rate banding If you are set up as a limited company or if you are a sole trader who would be paid through our PAYE payment structure. Freelancers set up as a limited company would be looking at 18 - 20 per hour. Freelancers being paid through our PAYE payment structure would be looking at 14 - 15 per hour plus statutory holiday pay. For those of you thinking of applying who don't really know the advantages of working as a freelancer through an agency like Orchard I would like to mention a couple of key points. For every booking you do through Orchard, you will be paid the week following the assignment. Another great advantage is that we carry the burden when it comes to collecting payment from the client and you get paid even if we don't. If you have any questions please contact and we will get back to you.