The Drum Jobs 19 September 2014 15:03:01 +0000 Product and Packaging Graphic Designer Leading specialist organisation based in North Manchester requires a Designer who has experience within product design, packaging design & graphic design. Essential skills include Illustrator and Photoshop, along with adhering to style guides and brand plans. The ideal candidate must have a good eye for detail and be able to interpret and develop a project brief quickly, creatively and accurately. It is essential to have a passion for design including graphics, product and illustration. Experience within packaging and brand development across gift, greeting cards or home accessories would be advantageous. You must have the ability to adhere to deadlines and be able to communicate with suppliers and other creatives in the team. Great opportunity to join an award winning company with an established client base. This is an exciting role that will give you the opportunity to travel within the UK and foreign countries for project management and market research! 19 September 2014 13:01:57 +0000 Graphic Designer (2 posts) You will be responsible for creating exciting concepts and high quality creative work to agreed schedules, including marketing campaigns, internal publications and digital platforms.   You will need to advise clients on the most effective creative solutions for their needs, manage photo shoots and work within the Police Scotland guidelines.   You will be educated to a minimum, HND level in Graphic design and have good working knowledge of Adobe CS/CC software and project management experience.   We have one permanent and one temporary post.  The tenure of the temporary post is 6 months.   The following essential competencies will be used for the selection process:   1.    Respect for Diversity 2.    Effective Communication 3.    Job Knowledge 4.    Personal Effectiveness 5.    Service Delivery 6.    Team Working 7.    Problem Solving   Please be aware that that the interim SPA pay and grading structure may be subject to future change.   Individuals working, or applying for, a flexible working arrangement who wish to apply for this post will have their flexible working arrangement considered in line with current policy, as well as both personal and organisational needs.     Police Scotland is committed to promoting a diverse workforce and to achieving and promoting an organisational culture where staff and officers are treated with dignity, fairness and respect.   To assist us to... 19 September 2014 10:10:57 +0000 Senior Graphic Designer Brief Overview This is an opening for a Senior Graphic Designer to join a busy creative team in a leading international design agency that specialises in retail and communications.  This agency has an impressive client list featuring well-known brand names in the retail, fashion and the leisure world. The role This role is all encompassing; it is strategic, hands on and managerial. In this exciting and fast paced role; you will head up the graphic design team and play a pivotal part in the day to day success of the studio.  You will be working both independently and leading the team to deliver world-class creativity within tight deadlines; working across a broad spectrum of branding, literature, retail graphics, POS, website design and art-work. Alongside this; you will present your work in client presentations and liaise with clients directly as required.  You will be seeing a wide range of exciting projects from conception to completion and push boundaries even on the simplest of projects. Your work will surpass client expectations and will ooze innovation and creativity. What we’re looking for You will have the operational and commercial skills to thrive in this role and you will have at least 6 years experience gained in an agency environment where you have been used to delivering outstanding creative work.  You will be a great communicator and team player, an expert in Adobe Creative Suite and you will have experience with 2D and 3D graphics. As well as solid agency experience; our client is looking for a creative portfolio... 16 September 2014 17:05:30 +0000 Creative Artworkers x 2 - North Birmingham Birmingham based creative agency are looking for a couple of fast, accurate Creative Artworkers 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 16 September 2014 09:09:30 +0000 Web Designer This is a fantastic opportunity for a digitally biased individual with a real passion for cutting edge creativity to join this world leading marketing agency. My client is part of a bigger group, one of the world’s largest networks, and boasts an extensive client list ranging from FMCG to IT and communications. A close knit creative team, you will be part of a relaxed but productive environment, working with some extremely talented and driven individuals. They are looking for a digital creative, with an appreciation for all offline channels. You will be responsible for developing ideas and creating content on or offline, whether it’s TV, a promotion or a big digital idea. To be considered for this role, you will be an all round creative individual, be able to think, draw, write and present concisely and creatively. Ideally, you will be from an online/interactive background, be comfortable with design and have the drive and ambition to create innovative campaigns. This is a great opportunity for a candidate looking to join an agency with real opportunities to progress and for an outgoing and commercial individual these opportunities are more than tangible. 10 September 2014 11:11:50 +0000 Mid-Snr Designer Leading brand consultancy based in the heart of Leeds is looking for a Mid-Snr Weight Designer to join their creative design team. They are looking for a diverse designer who believes in putting ideas into designs, and can articulate those ideas to others. You will need a fine eye for detail and typography, and it would be advantageous if you can illustrate too. This role will be diverse & varied. You will be changing the fortunes of brands, challenging industries and breaking sector codes! They need someone who can turn their hand to digital, print, branding and packaging in a range of different styles – from corporate to consumer to fashion. You will be working on large integrated campaigns for exciting, well known client brands. An amazing opportunity to work with a new style of strategic & creative agency, which answers the true needs of a clients’ business. 10 September 2014 10:10:04 +0000 Web Designer We are working with a rapidly expanding Financial Services organisation with a truly innovative and exceptional digital team. They are actively looking for an experienced Web Designer to work on a variety of high quality design solutions for their marketing department. You will be responsible for: ·         Designing for a range of digital media, including websites, emails and online campaigns for the business ·         Presenting design ideas to internal stakeholders ·         Project management of your workload and working alongside other creatives to develop ideas ·         Some basic coding of HTML for emails ·         Testing of the design projects, once completed by the development team ·         Staying up to date with latest trends in digital and industry best practice. This role would suit someone who wants to work in a very forward-thinking environment. You will have strong creative-flair, able to produce stunning creative and good knowledge of UX/UI Design and usability techniques. You will have a solid knowledge of the Adobe Suite, including Photoshop and Fireworks, and strong organisation skills. Apply now to be considered for this position, and please include a link to your portfolio.   05 September 2014 17:05:49 +0000 Artworker / Allrounder Brief overview: This is a wonderful and exciting opportunity to join an established marketing services agency as an Artworker / All-rounder, that will see you working on-site with one of the agency’s most prestigious clients, a leading financial service provider, based in central Birmingham. The role: As an Artworker / All-rounder, you will work with another all-rounder on wide variety of marketing collateral, whilst the role is artwork biased, it is envisaged the role will evolve and expand to include more creative projects. Within this role, you’ll be utilising your continually improving skill set and superb attention to detail to produce high-quality work, which closely adheres to brand guidelines. What we’re looking for: My client is looking for an energetic and enthusiastic creative all-rounder, they don’t mind if you have worked for an agency or in house studio as long as you are well organised, reliable, hard working individual, able to work on your own initiative and as part of a team  , highly conscientious, professional and thorough; a confident and adaptable member of Studio with good communication skills. As well as this, it’s essential that you are self motivated, enthusiastic and are able to deliver accurate artwork. What’s on offer? In return, you’ll be joining a dedicated agency that is devoted to providing an excellent service to their clients and is offering a salary up to £25,000 depending on experience. To apply, please send your CV to , or for more... 05 September 2014 08:08:17 +0000 Designer Well established agency located in Greater Manchester, is looking for a Designer to join its creative studio team! The ideal candidate must have excellent knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, especially InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. The ability to take projects from initial client brief through to print ready stage is also essential. You will be working with some well known client brand names, producing a range of print collateral including POS. Experience in the leisure sector would be advantageous. This is a great opportunity to join like minded creatives in a long-standing agency! 03 September 2014 10:10:47 +0000 Creative Marketing Manager Are you a creative individual? Do you enjoy being hands-on with design? Would you like the opportunity to work with a leading retailer? We’re looking for a Creative Marketing Manager to manage teams and lead multichannel, creative strategy. In return, you will be part of entrepreneurial business, a fast past environment and bright team. 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 Junior-Midweight Designer Junior-Midweight Designer Cheshire £20-25k 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. M7305 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. 19 September 2014 17:05:40 +0000 Senior Designer Senior Designer, Retail Design Agency, Leicestershire, 30,000 - 35,000, Perm, ASAP. Blue Skies Marketing Recruitment is looking for a Senior Designer to join a retail design agency based in Leicestershire. This agencies client base is one to be envied, with a variety of retail brands widely known across the UK and globally this opportunity is one not to be missed out on. They are looking for a senior designer or even a middleweight designer ready to take the next step in their career to work within a busy studio. You will be working across both print and digital and ideally have previous experience working within the retail sector. You must be highly proficient using the Adobe Suite, including InDesign, Photoshop and illustrator designing across branding, literature, retail graphics, POS, website design and art-work. You must demonstrate a portfolio working across both print and digital, demonstrating your conceptual thinking and thought processes. This is a brilliant opportunity that can offer great progression and creativity to the right candidate. This agency is easily commutable from Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire and Northamptonshire but due to its rural location, you must be able to drive and have a car. If you would like to know more about this role then please email me your updated CV and portfolio. Senior Designer, Retail Design Agency, Leicestershire, 30,000 - 35,000, Perm, ASAP. Blue Skies specialise in Marketing Recruitment covering Clientside, Account Handling, PR and Executive. We also have a specialist Creative Recruitment team. We offer... 19 September 2014 17:05:41 +0000 Operations Manager- global creative agency, Amsterdam, €60k A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen in Amsterdam for an Operations Manager at a leading global creative agency specializing in consumer experience, retail and hospitality design. Balancing creative excellence with commercial success, this creatively-led agency crafts brand experiences that people fall in love with! From brand identity & communication to concept & brand development, as well as design and architecture, their client portfolio spans from leading retailers to global consumer brands and fabulous hospitality clients. Working closely with the senior management, the Operations Manager will be responsible for managing the operational efficiency of all client & design teams. Although this role doesn’t include the day-to-day office and finance management, you’ll be overseeing the workflow through the studio, scheduling all projects, looking after the resources, flagging problems or areas of concern and ensuring maximum profit. In order to be considered you must have proven experience in resourcing and trafficking work flow as well as working at an operational level. You will be a natural with finances and display top-notch communication skills, with the ability to analyse and resolve problems with a calm and confident manner. It’s a fast paced studio and a pivotal position so you need to be uber organised and hold your own as a natural leader with gravitas. Previous agency experience is essential and a background in retail design, branding or interiors would be desirable. If this sounds like you (and you are all geared up for land... 19 September 2014 16:04:20 +0000 Art Director HAVAS LYNX is a global communications group, formed from Creative Lynx and Havas 4D, leading digital agencies in Europe and the US. With 250 employees and supported by the wider HAVAS network, we deliver truly global campaigns which are based on robust local insight. Creativity and innovation are at the heart of what we do and as a group, we have been responsible for a series of industry firsts. We are now looking for an Art Director to join the team in Manchester and we are also open to hearing from Creative Teams. Our existing Creative team is made up of strong individuals at a range of levels. They possess a broad range of skills and whilst they have their own particular areas of specialism and interest, they each ensure their work is based on a robust idea. Therefore, we are looking for an Art Director who is experienced in working either together with a Writer, or sometimes more independently, to develop concepts and who not only ensures a campaign has the right look and feel, but who also knows their way around a mac - you should be happy to be hands-on in bringing your ideas to life. Our campaigns are centred on sound insight and big ideas, so you should be comfortable and experienced in working with internal teams such as Planners and Account Handlers, together with clients, in order to understand the insight behind the strategy, to then develop an appropriate response.   The majority of our client base operate within the pharmaceutical, health and wellness sectors; therefore, you can expect to work on large, global projects which really make a... 19 September 2014 16:04:44 +0000 Designer / HTML Coder Designer / HTML Coder, Huddersfield, 22,000 to 26,000 We are working with a fashion business in Huddersfield to find a Designer / HTML Coder to fulfill a 6 month contract. You will be working on designs for HTML web pages and outbound email campaigns, the company send around 5 marketing email per week so they turn around quite fast. You will need to be able to demonstrate your ability to design for digital and be able to code your designs in HTML5. This contract has the possibility of turning into a permanent role within the business upon it's completion so it is an excellent opportunity for somebody who would like to spend half of their time designing and half coding. If you would like more information on the role please submit your CV and portfolio by clicking the apply button ASAP. 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. 19 September 2014 16:04:29 +0000 Email Designer We are currently looking for an experienced HTML Email Designer / Builder for an online retailer based here in Salford. The most successful candidates will have a proven track-record of designing and building email templates and a strong commercial portfolio showing this. Your commercial experience will be a minimum of 2 years of sole or mainly email design. The role will involve you being responsible for the design, layout, build, testing and usability of emails that continue the consistency of the brand. Ideally you will need: - To be able to work quickly and accurately. - Proven strong design skills. - Ability to hand code in HTML and CSS. - Digital design passion. - Knowledge of email marketing software. (dot mailer, Mail Chimp etc.) isn't essential but would be a huge advantage. This is a fantastic, if not unusual, role with an excellent employer who really value their staff. They have an extremely competitive benefit package including various performance and attendance bonuses, a generous holiday allowance and a relaxed working environment. For more information, please call 0161 455 0055 today and quote job code JB/09/16366