The Drum Jobs 23 October 2014 09:09:31 +0000 Senior Graphic Designer - Leicestershire This international brand communications and retail design agency based in Leicestershire are looking for an enthusiastic Senior Graphic Designer to join their busy creative team. Their clients span across fashion, sport, outdoors, charity, leisure and corporate and projects include: •  Brand Strategy •  Exhibitions & Events •  Retail & Interiors •  Campaigns & Communications •  Digital & Social Marketing •  Showrooms & Workplaces You are: •  Experienced in branding, literature, retail graphics, POS, website design and art-work •  A great communicator and team player •  Expert in Adobe Creative Suite •  Able to work in isolation and help lead the team to deliver world-class creativity within tight deadline You will: •  Have gained the operational and commercial skills, with at least 6 years experience to deliver outstanding results •  Present your work confidently in client presentations •  Liaise with clients directly as required •  See a job through from concept creation through to artwork and completion •  Push boundaries even on the simplest project •  Deliver outstanding creative work To apply, please email your CV including current salary details & portfolio of best work ASAP! Senior Graphic Designer (Retail) - Leicestershire - £35-40k 23 October 2014 09:09:44 +0000 Creative Artworker North Birmingham Birmingham based creative agency are looking for a fast, accurate Creative Artworker  to join a busy studio team! This is an artworking role with creative input. Accurate artworking ability using CS6/CC will be a must along with creative skills. All usual Adobe CS packages required, must be fluent in InDesign, Photoshop and illustrator. Interested? Email your CV and some samples of work that show your creative and artworking skills over right away! Creative Artworker - North Birmingham to £22k 20 October 2014 10:10:27 +0000 Junior Designer Great opportunity to join a thriving independant agency near Chester.  This agency over the last year have won some amazing clients and are now looking to add a junior designer to their award winning team. This is a rare opportunity so get in touch ASAP 17 October 2014 14:02:06 +0000 Digital & Graphic Designer Thriving online e-commerce organisation based in North Manchester requires an Online Marketing Executive who can design for print too. You will need excellent attention to detail and a great eye for design in order to produce a variety of projects such as online banners, email campaigns and designs for print. Essential skills include HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript/jQuery, cross browser compatiability, Photoshop and Illustrator. You will need to be able to code from scratch and have strong analytical skills. It would be beneficial if you had an understanding of the fundamentals of all digital marketing such as PPC, SEO and social media. It would be an advantageous if you’ve worked with an Email Service Provider such as DotMailer in creating and sending emails. This should also include analysis of data such as spam scores, open rates, hard & soft bounces etc, in order to effect changes and improve ROI. Other beneficial skills include responsive design, Google analytics, web page testing, familiarity with CMS, databases, Google Webmaster Tools and other web technologies. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established company which has a great reputation with its customers. You will also be entitled to a superb range of benefits & a company bonus! 16 October 2014 13:01:38 +0000 Web Designer Successful organisation based in West Lancashire is looking for a Web Designer to join their online team. This position would suit someone who can produce creative designs for digital projects as well as coding & building scheduled emailers in HTML. Projects will include websites, homepages, landing pages, affiliate banners and email campaigns. It would be beneficial, but not essential, if you had any of the following skills too - JavaScript, SilverPop ESP and video editing skills. 14 October 2014 16:04:14 +0000 Designer Creative integrated agency, based in a beautiful countryside location near to Skipton, requires a Designer to join their studio. You must be able to design for both print and digital projects, across a variety of media including... catalogues, packaging, social media, branding, websites, brochures, email campaigns, SP and print ads. Great opportunity to join an established team within a content marketing agency environment. A creative and varied portfolio of work is essential for this role. 13 October 2014 12:12:51 +0000 Senior Designer An exciting key role has come up for a Senior Designer to join a well established & successful agency based in Cheshire. This is a unique opportunity to become the creative lead for a small team of Designers within a branding, packaging & print environment. Whilst overseeing work that leaves the design studio, you will need to be a hands-on Senior Designer who produces ideas, concepts, Mac visuals and designs for an impressive client list. You must be a creative ideas person with excellent communication skills, along with the ability to problem solve and trouble shoot in the studio. 09 October 2014 13:01:37 +0000 Design Director Live communications agency based in Abu Dhabi (UAE) is searching for a Design Director to lead their creative team. This role requires strong strategic & creative outlook, along with the ability to deliver design projects from the creative concept through to delivery. Your role will involve pitches, client presentations, delivering high end conceptual work and mentoring junior team members. Liaising closely with the Creative Director you will need to develop a clear understanding of client proposals, deliver an in-depth brief to the design team and make sure the project adheres to all the client requirements. It is key that you come from an events and experiential agency background which entails lots of brand work. Similarly you will need to have experience of motivating, inspiring and nurturing junior design talent. This is a unique & exciting opportunity to work with a leading global agency on impressive large scale & big budget client projects! Benefits, accommodation charges and tax advantages are included with this role. 09 October 2014 09:09:47 +0000 Email / Web Designer We’ve very big plans for the future and we want you to be part of them. Join us at this exciting time of change and you’ll play a lead role in shaping the marketing team of the future, as we grow internationally and set the pace in customer segments, in season trading, mobile-centric retailing and more. Marketing the best fashion ranges around to new and 2.5 million existing customers, you’ll help us to build our highly profitable business and realise the massive potential of our big brands across our shops, catalogues and online stores.   We are recruiting both web and email designers. Full details and requirements for both roles are available on our website but for both roles the candidates will be required to work on a number of different projects, ranging from initial concepts through to the completed, published designs. The ideal candidates will need to have good ideas and plenty of enthusiasm, and have good experience of industry standard design & development tools.    Responsibilities Working to a weekly design schedule outlining the tasks for the week ahead, meeting the deadlines and timescales attributed to each job. Liaising with the email marketing exec to clarify understanding prior to working on the brief.   Interpreting the brief to deliver visually appealing designs and high quality design solutions. Building your signed off design concepts, ensuring the finished design works on all supported browsers and devices.   You will demonstrate knowledge of the opportunities and limitations of... 07 October 2014 15:03:32 +0000 Senior Designer (Retail Campaigns & Branding) - Birmingham This leading branding design agency based on the outskirts of Birmingham, is looking for a Senior Designer with strong branding experience to strengthen their team. Due to continued success and new client wins this leading branding design agency need a star player to fill the role of Senior Designer who has previous design experience in the retail leisure and food & beverage sectors. The ideal Senior Designer candidate will have worked in the agency environment for some time and be familiar with all the studio processes and managing client briefs alongside the account handling teams. They will be looking for a portfolio full of strong branding, corporate ID's and retail campaigns. Great attention to detail is a must along with an appreciation of branding and the ability to produce innovative conceptual designs that tactically run across various media. The Senior Designer will also be a strong team leader and be able to drive the creative product of the agency to the highest standard. This is a great role for someone who is looking to work as part of a collaborative team, where the focus of the business is on creative quality and design that delivers real return for their clients. The agency is well established and has an enviable client list, working with enviable list of high profile retail brands. In return they offer a great working environment where everyone in the team is respected and valued. There are no glass ceilings. Everyone has a Personal Development Plan and is on an inspiring journey of career development. Salaries are competitive... 03 October 2014 17:05:19 +0000 Retail/3D Designer - Leicestershire Busy Retail Design Agency based in Leicester are looking for a Retail/3D Designer to join their busy creative team. They are looking for Senior / Mid-Weight Creatives with experience within retail / interior design. 3d rendering skills ( preferably 3DsMax ) are important as well as hand sketching.  Competency in the following would also be desirable: AutoCAD / Vectorworks, Indesign, Photoshop & illustrator. Please forward your CV and samples ASAP if your are available 02 October 2014 18:06:52 +0000 Junior-Midweight Designer We’re working with a major leisure brand to find a talented Junior-Midweight Designer to work within their in-house studio.  You’ll work across a wide range of projects, both print and digital, and you should be able to deliver clear and effective concepts across various channels.  You should be passionate about design and typography, and it’s also important you either have some HTML experience or are willing to learn HTML, as designing and building HTML emails is part of every designers role within the studio.   This is a great opportunity to work for a major brand across some great projects. 02 October 2014 12:12:29 +0000 Account Manager A growing multi-channel marketing agency with major brands in its portfolio is looking to boost its client services team with the appointment of an Account Manager  – a rising star with personality, ambition, ability and long-term potntial! Working in a fast-moving environment, to tight deadlines, your main responsibility will be client liaison and managing projects (print and digital) through to completion, ensuring that both client needs and agency standards are achieved, and also that work is completed on time, to budget and in line with briefs. Suitable candidates for this role will have a recognised marketing qaulification, 3+ years' experience in a marketing agency, ideally, but not essentially, working on healthcare  clients, and strong organization, co-ordination and communication skills, together with a keen eye for detail and the ability to develop strong relationships at all levels - both internally and externally.    This is a great opportunity to develop your career in a fast-growing agency with much to offer – including high level exposure to quality clients, a supportive environment and plenty of opportunities for career progression. To find out more, call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to 02 October 2014 12:12:00 +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   30 September 2014 18:06:16 +0000 Creative Director of Consumer Packaging - Global Design Agency Global independent design agency is in search of a new Creative Director with a strong background in consumer packaging and interest in branding to head up a new team within their London Studio. You would not be reporting to an ECD so this is the most senior creative role within the agency! The brands mostly focused across the FMCG sector range from drinks, Food and health and beauty This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to come in and head up a brand new team whilst also working very closely with a very talented Creative Director on the Corporate branding team to ensue the agency is moving forward in the right direction. Skills and Experience Experience in major branding consultancies working on high profile clients on a variety of branding issues. Clarity of thinking, delegation, effective use of other design staff and resource. Pushing hard for creative solutions that become leading examples of branding. Strong understanding of Brand Architecture and the wider world of design beyond packaging. Salary - 100k-120k + benefits and bonus scheme 30 September 2014 12:12:01 +0000 Midweight Creative designer Fantastic East Mids design and branding agency is looking for a Midweight Designer to work on a portfolio of top high street names. You will have a broad experience in all aspects of brand building, mostly in retail and fashion. Not only will you be an excellent individual creative, but you’ll energise and motivate the team making sure everyone gets involved in making the client’s brands come to life. Experience of directing high profile photo shoots is also key! Capable of taking projects from start to finish you will have experience implementing across small and large retail formats. In short, if this isn’t one of the best retail design jobs out of London, then I don’t know what is! Be warned though, the selection criteria is very high! If you’re curious to find out more, please get in touch and sending over your CV and samples. 29 September 2014 15:03:52 +0000 Graphic Designer A creative studio based in Cheshire is looking for a Graphic Designer to join their In-House team. You will be working across both digital and print projects on a variety of media including websites, brochures, emailers, posters, web banners, flyers, online ads, newsletters, social media, stationery, presentations, exhibitions, signage and reports. You will be following style guidelines for a number of their brands as well as coming up with original creative ideas on occasions. Essential skills include Illustrator, Photoshop, HTML, CSS, Dreamweaver and InDesign, along with a keen eye for layout and detail. The ability to build/code websites & emailers and also adhere to deadlines and project timelines is also required. Great opportunity to work on a wide range of online & offline projects for a number of brands under the parent company name. 26 September 2014 17:05:22 +0000 Head Of Creative Calling all senior creatives. We’re handling an extremely exciting opportunity for a Head of Creative to join a fantastic up and coming agency in the region. You will need to be a passionate and ambitious individual with a book bursting with creativity and work that spans all channels from TV to press, literature to digital and experiential. You’ll have a clear conceptual ability and a real confidence in your thinking, with a proven track record of exciting clients with your ideas and how they can benefit their businesses. If successful you will be working with a brilliant and likeminded team of people who believe are always looking to push the boundaries to achieve the best possible results for clients. In addition you will need to be a confident relationship builder with gravitas and passion, a natural team leader who nurtures and inspires, with a great ability to pitch to clients. We’ll also need you to have a good commercial acumen – it’s not creative for the sake of creative, but someone who can clearly translate business requirements in to exceptional creative solutions. It's essential that you understand the wider marketing mix and the importance of developing campaigns that work across all channels, you’ll need to be as comfortable thinking digitally as you are across traditional channels and you must be happy working across truly integrated activity. An opportunity to work with a great team and be an integral part of their growth moving forward. Its a role that won’t be around for long so don’t hesitate and... 26 September 2014 16:04:21 +0000 Senior Designer / Team Leader (Brand, Web, Print) IE Design Consultancy is an award winning brand strategy, web design and digital marketing agency for the Charity, Health and Education sectors. Based in the historic Jewellery Quarter of Birmingham, with a satellite studio in Brighton, IE is a team of 26 brand storytellers and digital problem solvers who are passionate about the power of crafted, integrated communications. Founded 20 years ago, IE is expanding rapidly in line with ambitious growth plans and ever-increasing demand. We are searching for an experienced, highly creative senior designer with at least 4 years agency experience to join our growing creative team. We are looking for someone with bags of experience in UI/UX/Web design, branding and design for print. An in-depth knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is a must along with a rich understanding of design for the web. Are you capable of producing outstanding, fully realised ideas, from concept through to completion for both digital and print-based projects alike? Do you have a keen eye for detail and a passion for craftsmanship in all aspects of the job? The creative team needs an inspiring leader with a rounded skill set someone who is able to create beautiful work and take responsibility for team delivery and supporting / encouraging the young talent in the team. Are you fiercely bright, responsible and self-disciplined? Are you highly motivated? Are you a good communicator who is well organised and excellent at problem solving? Are you confident, reliable and able to develop designs for a variety of clients and applications? IE's designers are... 22 October 2014 16:04:27 +0000 Web Designer Established just 6 or 7 years ago, This company are a small but successful Digital and Design Agency that works with small to medium sized businesses across a range of business sectors. Core services involved Brand Identity, Graphic Design, Website Design and Online Marketing. Their clients see them as an extension of their marketing team, helping them to communicate and promote their businesses more effectively. This is working within an agency that have experienced steady progression over the last 6 or 7 years. You will be one of 6 staff members so an opportunity to really express yourself, gain further commercial experience in a Digital agency and work in an environment that would provide you with autonomy. With a relaxed atmosphere within the business they regularly have socials and maintain a down to earth atmosphere. Web Designer/Digital Designer role in which you will - Execute from start to finish new responsive web designs with a slick and modern look and feel. - Define, design, and implement the visual identity for brands. - Develop an understanding of their customer base and contribute creative design solutions to improve the user experience. HTML and CSS Creative Web Design Wordpress Development E-Commerce Adobe Suite HTML Email Design and Build Responsive Web Design Mailshot systems Basic knowledge of; Servers: Setting up hosting/ emails/ domain names Joomla: Updates and amendments Jquery and PHP SEO theory and Practise Social Media 22 October 2014 16:04:41 +0000 Graphic Designer Graphic Designer Location: Greater Manchester Salary: 28,000 to 30,000 My client is currently looking a Designer to add to their expanding team. Working as part of the in-house design team, the role will include ensuring that all marketing material, content, strategy and advertising is on brand and engaging. You will work in conjunction with the offline marketing and design teams to create integrated communications for use across all available channels. You will have to demonstrate a proven track record of conceptual graphic design within an in house team and ideally you will have had responsibility for overseeing more junior team members within a previous role.You should have had experience in designing for all areas of print and some experience of design within digital media would also be an advantage. This is a really exciting opportunity to advance your career as a graphic designer within a business that rally values it's creative resource. For more information please submit your CV and portfolio by pressing 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... 22 October 2014 16:04:15 +0000 Digital Designer South Manchester You will be an experienced digital designer  keen to work for a growing and successful digital agency with the real prospect of becoming a senior within a short timeframe.  You’ll work across the entire design process on a project including design strategy, concepts, production, and final delivery both for their clients and the agency’s own brand.They need someone who can translate strategies and requirements into concepts, mockups and prototypes. Create simple, intuitive and beautiful final designs and user experiences.You will be an integral part of the design department working closely with the Creative Director and other team members from design, UX, development & strategy to successfully deliver projects. They need you to have digital design experience in an agency setting, with good brand awareness and UI/UX understanding (they’ll develop this with you).  You should have excellent Photoshop and Illustrator skills with an understanding of HTML 5 & CSS 3.     22 October 2014 16:04:42 +0000 Junior Artworker Are you a recent graduate of design looking for your first commercial role? My client, a flexographic specialist based in Stockport, is on the hunt for a Junior Artworker to mentor and train. This would be ideal for candidates who prefer printed design and for those looking to strengthen their print process knowledge, all within a nurturing and supportive environment. You will have the chance to work over logo, packaging, presentation and brochure design, as well as learning to prepare printing plates to client specifications and proofing these ready for print. There is also scope to progress and dependant on your progress, frequent opportunities for a salary review. Does this sound like you? You will need to be proficient in the full Adobe CS, especially Illustrator and have the right attitude to learn and develop. Please send your updated CV and University portfolio to us today and we will be in touch. 22 October 2014 15:03:06 +0000 Senior Designer Manchester Senior Designer required for this city centre agency.  They have some great clients and you’ll work on print and digital projects within a team of front end developers and artworkers.  It’s a very successful, stable company and they are well organised and professional.  You’ll create impactful design across print and digital and don’t need any coding skills – you will need to demonstrate that you can produce visuals for digital projects.       22 October 2014 15:03:04 +0000 Junior - Middleweight Graphic Designer Junior Designers: A fantastic opportunity has arisen with a branding agency based in Chester who are searching for an enthusiastic, talented and dedicated Junior Graphic Designer. Based in the city centre, this is the perfect environment to build on your existing skills and background, as well as the chance to learn from a skilled and knowledgeable team and gain meaningful, commercial experience. You will be working on a range of projects, from print design including branding, brochure design, and direct mail, digital design including producing front end designs and the opportunity to pitch your work to some leading clients. Other duties will include document amendments and general art working across printed work. Support-wise you will have assistance from the Head of Design as well as a small but hard-working team of designers and art workers around you. So what do you need? A background of around 3 years experience within a similar branding / B2B agency would be ideal, but we will consider junior designers from a range of backgrounds so long as you have held a permanent Graphic Design position for a minimum of 2 years and have a strong portfolio. Any candidates with both graphic and motion experience will be advantageous. Could this be your next step to further your career? If you think you have what it takes, please submit your updated CV and portfolio of commercial work samples today and we will be in touch.