The Drum Jobs 10 February 2016 17:05:24 +0000 Senior Art Director Job Title: Senior Art Director Location: Leeds Salary: £38 - £50K   About the Senior Art Director Role You will be joining one of Leeds top creative agencies. You will be working across a variety of accounts in retail, shopper marketing, leisure, FMCG and travel sectors. The office is based in the heart of Leeds city centre; you will be surrounded by all that’s going on in this busy, vibrant city. Our client is a growing company and is on a mission to be the best company to work for in the UK. As the Senior Art Director you will have a love for photography and conceptual art. Our client is looking for someone who can work effectively from a brief with a copywriter generating ideas to present to a client. About You You will have the ability to handle various projects, maintain high standards and deliver consistent good quality work. You will be responsible for creating concepts as scamps, mac visuals and storyboards. You will have worked across ATL, integrated, digital, social media and shopper marketing. You bring with you an outstanding portfolio filled with creative and inspirational concepts. You must be passionate, conceptual and incredibly focussed to be considered for this role. Essential Skills ·         Minimum 5 years experience in a similar role ·         Retail or brand agency experience    ·         Strategic and lateral thinker What to do next If you would... 09 February 2016 22:10:24 +0000 Creative Team A leading north-west agency requires a mid-weight team, strong on concepts AND execution, and with the ability to work on a number of high profile TTL accounts, across all channels – both above and below the line. This is a rare opportunity for a talented and versatile team (or individuals), able to produce hard-hitting, award-winning campaigns that help achieve objectives and reflect the agency's high standards. Writers must be able to write long copy, as well as snappy headlines, and art directors must be able to produce strong campaign ideas AND design. Blue-skies thinking in all cases is a must.  Expectations are high, but this agency only wants to hear from the best. If that’s you, and you have a portfolio that proves it, get in touch with Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV(s), with URL/samples, to 09 February 2016 22:10:27 +0000 Art Director (Mid-weight) A highly creative north-west agency requires a conceptually biased art director, who also has excellent design skills, and is able to produce award-winning work for high profile brands. This is a rare opportunity for a middleweight with 4 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, 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, obviously. 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 February 2016 09:09:02 +0000 Account Manager (Integrated) A growing TTL agency with is looking to boost its client services team with the appointment of an additional Account Manager to help manage their increasing workload. Working in a fast-moving environment, to tight deadlines, your main responsibility will be client liaison and managing projects (both 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 good knowledge of digital and print, 3+ years' experience in a marketing agency (ideally FS/professional services), and strong organisation, 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   08 February 2016 23:11:03 +0000 Website Designer / Front End Developer - Coventry Busy Creative Agency based in Coventry are looking for a Website Designer/Front End Developer to join their successful team. Job description: Responsible for the design, layout and front end development of websites, HTML emails and other Interactive digital projects. You’ll be comfortable working from a brief or creative supplied by the design team. The ideal candidate will strive to create visually appealing user-friendly sites with end user functionality in mind. Software/programming languages: • Adobe Creative Suite • HTML 5 • CSS 3 • Wordpress • Joomla • Mailchimp With experience working with: • PHP • JQuery • Javascript Key Responsibilities: • To work from a brief, establish the purpose of the project, target audience and come up with a range of creative digital solutions for projects. • Determine any functionality required and give guidance on layout, colours and styles. • Constructing responsive layouts including bespoke integration with existing CMS solutions (advanced knowledge of Wordpress is preferable). • Usability and testing cross-browser compatibility of new websites, meeting current web standards. • Implement SEO where necessary and work with developers to make digital projects live. • Maintain and update existing websites and digital projects • Problem solving and troubleshooting is always required. • Work collaboratively within the digital team and across the wider studio. • Work under pressure to tight deadlines whilst retaining a good... 08 February 2016 12:12:57 +0000 Middleweight Creative Team Middleweight Creative Team                                  Location: Manchester Salary: £30- 35K   About the Middleweight Creative Team role As the creative team you will be responsible for generating attention grabbing ideas that will entice the target audience of your clients. You will both be established as an art director and a copywriter you will be stuck like glue throughout the development of conceptual campaigns, you will also work with other members of the team such as web developers and editors and you will report into the Senior Art Director and Creative Director. You will be responsible for creating ideas that can be used across various platforms; you will develop a strong understanding of client requirements and execute tasks on time and to budget. About You You will exude design and creative capabilities; you will be strategic and high level conceptual thinkers with the confidence to share and present your ideas internally and externally. You will be comfortable working in a fast paced environment and have the ability to deliver campaigns that generate results for your clients. Essential Skills ·         Agency experience  ·         Design experience (photoshop, illustrator, sketch) ·         5+  years agency experience... 08 February 2016 11:11:14 +0000 Middleweight Art Director Middleweight Art Director                                    Location: Manchester Salary: £30- 35K   About the Middleweight Art Director role You will be joining an award winning communications agency that provides outstanding creative and makes huge impacts on businesses across the UK.  They are looking for a Middleweight Art Director to be responsible for the concept, art direction and design, working across multiples clients and briefs. You will work closely with the Senior Art Director and creative team in a fast paced environment. About You You will have experience in both art working and designing across digital, print and branding. You will be a conceptual thinker and will thrive when it comes to brain storming and throwing ideas around, you will be involved in the whole process through to the execution. You will come from a reputable advertising agency with a strong integrated portfolio for mainstream brands. Essential Skills ·         Design experience (photoshop, illustrator, sketch) ·         5+  years agency experience ·         Ability to pitch confidently ·         Great attention to detail What to do next If you think you might be interested and would... 08 February 2016 10:10:03 +0000 Graphic & Web Designer Graphic & web designer THINK loves brands and we're flying in 2016. We create, position and represent brands across the UK and now the world, after securing our first international client in the Caribbean. We are looking for a graduate level Graphics & Web Designer to join our Liverpool team. This is a great opportunity to work on live web and creative projects across THINK's client list in our core sectors of travel & tourism, leisure & hospitality, retail & property.  Are you creatively minded and on-point with the latest trends in web design? Role requirements:             •               Degree-level design or web development qualification or equivalent experience             •               Web design experience in Word Press, HTML & CSS and HTML e-shot design and coding (with databasing)             •               Good knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)             •               An eye for design, composition, typography and attention to... 05 February 2016 15:03:24 +0000 Copywriter It’s amazing what you can achieve with little choice of words. At Oxfam, you’ll use yours to help people worldwide bring an end to poverty.   We’re looking for an outstanding copywriter to join our ambitious, close-knit creative team on a one year fixed term role. From direct mail to press ads, one-off film scripts to integrated fundraising campaigns, you’ll have a track record of crafting powerful, emotive creative across all channels. And you’re at your best working closely with designers from concept to delivery.   If you’re a copywriter with a passion for great creative and want to see your ideas change lives for good, we’d love to hear from you   KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Creative ideas and copywriting content for the full range of Oxfam’s marketing communications channels, from direct marketing for fundraising to multi-channel brand advertising campaigns. Working in partnership with designers to generate inspiring, innovative creative JOB PROFILE H Corporate Human Resources - 2 - Management Guidelines March 2002 concepts and end products for printed and digital communications. Managing creative projects from brief to production, demonstrating careful client management and strong liaison skills. Working collaboratively with the wider communications team, from PR to social media. Actively participating in, and making a positive contribution to, the work of the Creative & Content Team and the wider Communications Division.   If you’re a copywriter with a passion for great... 05 February 2016 14:02:37 +0000 Senior Content Designer Senior Content Designer Ref: NB50956702/11 Salary: Grade 7 £27,924 to £30,978 (Bar at £30,178) per annum Location: Town Hall Extension, Albert Square, Manchester, M60 2LA Hours: 35 per week Permanent   Manchester City Council's Digital Communications Team is responsible for the award winning Council website, managing the site’s architecture and content, improving customer journeys and user experience using analytics and data to inform future developments and deliver the Channel Shift Strategy.   This is an opportunity to shape the development of innovative, engaging digital content across a range of platforms for Manchester.   The Senior Content Designer must have extensive experience of customer focused; task orientated content and content management systems. They will lead the development of digital content, with responsibility for the day to day management of a small content team.   The post holder will need to be able to work flexibly and use their own initiative with little supervision in a busy and pressurised environment. The ability to deal with competing priorities and to work to tight deadlines is essential.   For more information about the role and to apply online please visit   Closing Date: Friday 4th March 2016 02 February 2016 18:06:34 +0000 Digital Graphic Designer - Northampton This young, energetic agency based in Northampton are looking to rapidly expand their team. As part of big plans they need to recruit a highly creative Digital Graphic Designer. They are looking for a Digital Graphic Designer with high quality design skills, excellent digital skills and up-to-date knowledge to design solutions with high visual impact to work as part of the in-house applications development team in Northampton. Working as part of a cross-functional team the role of Digital Graphic Designer involves leading and executing the creative approach for projects on a range of platforms including; web, tablet and mobile devices. Designers are responsible for the entire project; from interpreting the brief to creating the initial design through to the final build and test stage. In addition, you will use your expertise to ensure the user experience is to the highest standard and appropriate for the target audience. Key Requirements:     •    An eye-catching, high quality portfolio demonstrating an intelligent approach to design and showing an ability to take the initiative     •    Minimum 3 years previous web design experience     •    Complete mastery of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)     •    Proficiency in HTML5/CSS3 is desirable, but not mandatory     •    A strong grasp of Responsive Design principles     •    Conceptual... 01 February 2016 14:02:16 +0000 Senior UX Designer Established specialist agency based in Cheshire is looking for a Senior UX Designer to join their digital offering. Your role is to ensure that key stakeholders are appropriately involved/considered in the design of the software: · Users: ensuring their needs are considered to increase retention, conversion and engagement. · Client: ensuring business needs are targeted. · Partner agencies: in line with the multichannel approach, this method ensures that key subject matter experts and content creators are involved in the design process. You will be responsible for applying a user centered design methodology on projects, working with clients, creative, strategy and development teams to design great experiences. You will have extensive experience leading the front end development of projects ensuring that interfaces are engaging, progressive and user centric MAIN DUTIES · Assist in the development and role out of the agency’s UX methodology. · Collaborating with creative, business and technical teams to create compelling user interactions for a variety of platforms, including smartphone, tablet and desktop. · Lead the UX modelling and testing elements of projects ensuring clients’ needs are met and projects and budgets are well managed including such activities as: § Modelling: Use cases, Sitemap, Flow diagrams, Wireframing, Prototyping, Functional specifications, IA. § Testing: Creation of and coordination of usability test. · Lead front end development... 01 February 2016 12:12:50 +0000 Artworker   Do you want to make a difference to the lives of people in Manchester?   M-Four is Manchester City Council’s in-house creative team. We produce high-profile campaigns for a range of organisations across Greater Manchester. Our campaigns vary from reducing visits to A&E, raising awareness of sexual health, to promoting the Christmas Markets, and many more.   Find out more about us at   We are looking for an experienced artworker to join our award-winning studio.   The successful candidate will:   ·         Have in-depth expertise in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign ·         Possess excellent typographical skills ·         Have at least two years’ experience in a similar role ·         Have an excellent eye for detail ·         Ideally be educated to degree level.   M-Four studio is a fast-paced environment and our team are required to manage a varied workload on a day-to-day basis. To assist in this process, we provide employees with access to top-of-the-range kit and software to encourage the growth and development of talent.   If you have passion for the work you produce, want to work in a lively, hardworking environment, and are confident you can hit the ground running, then this could be an ideal opportunity for you.   To... 27 January 2016 17:05:42 +0000 Junior Graphic Designer (Arabic Speaking), Top Communications Agency, London, Great Bens Job Description – Junior Graphic Designer The role Portland is looking for a graphic designer to work in our central Marketing and Creative Services team – working across the businesses on material for: a range of clients – from corporate communications for FTSE100 corporates and leading challenger brands, to campaigns for global foundations and multi-national organisations; our new business proposals and pitches; Portland’s own marketing activity. Key responsibilities The graphic designer will be responsible for producing a wide range of printed and online material –including editorial reports and publications, infographics and illustrations, brand assets, campaign materials, and web / online collateral. As part of our central Marketing and Creative Services team (which brings together our design, web development, online / interactive, and event management services), the designer will work with account teams across the business to deliver their client and marketing requirements. Typical tasks may include: Producing a printed report for a major UK brand to distribute to government ministers; Working on the design of a website for a global foundation; Laying out a new business proposal and mocking-up some of the ideas included; Creating an infographic that our corporate communications team can share with the media to support a client’s message. Examples of our marketing material, which are designed in-house, can be found at and... 27 January 2016 16:04:10 +0000 Mac Designer Mac Designer needed for Cheshire-based ad and design agency. The candidate will have a minimum of three years experience, be highly creative and be conversant with all Mac programs. He/she will also have the ability to design and build basic websites and be confident to take a job from brief through to conclusion. Spark is a lively agency with a host of diverse clients and a very pleasant working environment. Salary guide: up to £35k. Please apply in the first instance to .     25 January 2016 14:02:54 +0000 Senior Graphic Designer SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER   SALARY RANGE: BAND 6 £26,302-£35,225 Full time, 37.5 hrs, Permanent NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, the UK's largest health authority, has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Graphic Designer to join our in-house communications team. We are looking for an individual with more than six years experience in design for print and for digital platforms. You will have a genuine creative flair and an ability to take a concept through to the creation of innovative communications and marketing materials. You will be fully MAC literate with ability to deliver to the highest standards. You will be comfortable working collaboratively in a team to deliver a number of priorities involving differing time constraints. Some of the core activities in the role include: To provide expertise, design direction and creative input from brief through inception stage of design to final artwork. To produce high quality/accurate artwork to repro stage and pdf proofs for approval. To evaluate requests for design work and provide advice on the most effective solution in terms of impact, cost and brand flexibility and produce creative visual designs for offline and online projects. What we’ll be looking for in you as a Senior Graphic Designer Strong demonstrable experience as a Senior Designer with a strong portfolio to support this. BA (Hons) Graphic Design or Equivalent preferred. Fully MAC literate, with a sound knowledge of Adobe CS6 (In-Design, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat pro). Skilled in illustration, photo... 21 January 2016 11:11:27 +0000 Email Specialists Email Specialists Dixons Carphone Acton, London W3 Competitive basic plus generous bonus/benefits package   Help us stay ahead of the game Dixons Carphone plc. was created by combining Dixons Retail’s home technology expertise with Carphone Warehouse’s mobile connection expertise. We’re now Europe’s largest specialist electrical and telecommunications retailer and Services Company.   Driven by a passion to make amazing things happen, we help our customers navigate the connected world. We do this by offering a comprehensive range of electrical and mobile products, all supported by expert after sales service. To help our customers realise the potential of a truly connected world.   As part of our future expansion initiative , we're looking for talented and visionary individuals to keep us ahead of the game by joining our Marketing team and designing and delivering an effective email communication programme, develop innovations in design and improve our campaigns.   Make sure our emails are spot on Supporting our Email and CRM Managers in the campaign management process via Email technical and creative design and deployment that delivers on objectives and KPIs – that’s the official line. What that means is, on a day-to-day basis, you’ll work with the CRM Manager to ensure the format, design, targeting and strategy of emails are to brief and in line with our branding.   But that’s not all.   We’ll also rely on you to help the Senior Email Manager with... 21 January 2016 11:11:21 +0000 Layout Artworkers Layout Artworkers Dixons Carphone Acton, London W3 Competitive basic plus generous bonus/benefits package   Help us stay ahead of the game Dixons Carphone plc was created by combining Dixons Retail’s home technology expertise with Carphone Warehouse’s mobile connection expertise. We’re now Europe’s largest specialist electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company.   Driven by a passion to make amazing things happen, we help our customers navigate the connected world. We do this by offering a comprehensive range of electrical and mobile products, all supported by expert after sales service. Our vision? To help our customers realise the potential of a truly connected world.   As part of our expansion initiative, we're looking for talented and visionary individuals to love what they do by providing creative layout/artwork solutions that hit the mark, each and every time.   Produce a creative masterpiece! A great chance to play a vital support role to the Production Manager, we’ll rely on you to originate, update and provide artwork ready templates for all POS and Literature in order to meet production schedule deadlines. We’ll also depend on you to interrogate layout/artwork briefs and respond within agreed timelines in a way that keeps clients happy and champions best in class integration. Making sure corporate brand guidelines are met will, of course, be key. What's more, you’ll be encouraged to come up with suggestions for development if you think... 19 January 2016 12:12:04 +0000 Creative Artworker - Redditch, Worcestershire Redditch based in-house studio are currently looking for a Creative Artworker to join their team.  You’ll be working across a range of print, advertising and onlne projects for the travel industry. As Creative Artworker you will working on templated projects and also providing design input where needed. An important part of this role is to liaise with suppliers in the uk and internationally to collate information for brochures, advertising and emailers, so you'll need to be a motivated self starter with good project management skills.   Essential skills required: • Previous experience in a similar Creative Artworker role, either working within a team or independently • Broad range of technical skills to create high quality artwork, along with an understanding of print and production techniques • High skill level in using Adobe software: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat • Motivated self-starter with excellent attention to detail • Project management skills: troubleshooting, able to work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines, multi-task and manage priorities So if this looks like the role for you I'd love to see your CV and work samples. Creative Artworker Redditch, Worcestershire £20-25k 17 January 2016 10:10:49 +0000 Designer An award-winning integrated agency is looking for an additional (mid-weight) designer to join their highly creative team working across a wide range of TTL campaigns. Working closely with other team members, directors and clients, your main responsibility will be to develop creative and design solutions and support the Creative Director, whilst also ensuring that  projects are completed on-time and to the required standard. You’ll (obviously) be a high-powered creative (with a book that proves it), who is able to produce strong ideas and make them work, both on and offline (print, websites, landing pages, social media, email campaigns, etc.), and must have excellent communication, project and time management skills, together with the ability to think commercially and strategically, and a high level of proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Any additional skills in video editing, motion graphics, UX/UI design & information architecture would be very welcome (but are NOT essential). This is an outstanding opportunity for a super-talented, highly-motivated and multi-skilled designer to join a top agency at an exciting stage in its development. Call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV/samples to 15 January 2016 13:01:49 +0000 Email Designer - Stoke-on-Trent This leading Housewares supplier based in Stoke-on-Trent are looking for an Email Designer that can help drive products, incentives and news information to valued trade customers via email campaigns. You will be responsible for managing B2B and B2C email campaign distribution. Working alongside the Marketing Manager the Email Designer will learn new software to align and segment client groups, who will receive your attractive creative monthly targeted campaigns. Report information will self-build, you will become skilled to monitor the data, which will help you improve future campaign performance. The role as Email Designer will no doubt encourage your creative enthusiasm and make you think outside the box using your initiative. Email Designer Role Responsibilities • Design, populate, develop and build responsive HTML email templates using the businesses preferred supplier online portal software. • Amend bespoke email templates. • Perform email campaign-specific quality assurance testing. • Manage data, including importing and exporting data. • Distribution of email promotions. • Perform A-B testing • Monitoring, analysing and reporting on email campaign send activity. • Competitor product price research. • Adjusting trade web prices to deals emailed. • Liaising with the email software company to get the best knowledge and training to drive ROI. • Building the B2B and B2C email database in relation to new accounts etc. • Managing bounce back and reporting output information – to review input... 14 January 2016 17:05:15 +0000 Intern Press Designer - Leeds Are you a design student, graduate or someone looking for a break into the world of press advertising with a global company? Then read on!   Here at William Hill we are looking for a brilliant, talented designer looking to gain valuable experience within our Leeds press design team. We are looking for someone to join our team to produce and evolve our press advertising and is willing to learn from some of the best in the industry.   If you read this far then we want to hear from you.   We are offering the opportunity for an enthusiastic designer to gain experience within our Press design team. You will be involved in the daily production of press advertising along with design of some internal communication activity. You’ll need to be driven, full of energy and eager to learn. You will have an eye for detail even when under pressure with tight deadlines. Ability to work alone or with internal and external stakeholders.   Major area of responsibility include analysing press creative to identify key areas for attention, compiling and managing the daily advertising press review document.   In this role you will be empowered to implement ideas on press/print innovations. Your confidence will help you work with relevant stakeholders to ensure co-ordinated campaign creative.   Essential skills / behaviours  Ideally you have an understanding of constraints of press production with a good knowledge of Adobe In-Design and Photoshop. Good typesetting skills, layout design and confidence retouching images for press use is an... 14 January 2016 11:11:50 +0000 Conceptual Designer Conceptual Designer                                         Location: Manchester Salary: £30 - £35K About the Conceptual Design role You will be joining one of Manchester’s  boutique branding agencies. This award winning agency offers a full range of services from Digital, Print, Point of sale, Moving Image, TV and Radio. With some exciting plans for growth and development on the horizon this is a perfect time to join their team. You will be responsible for designing promotional marketing collateral for your clients brands making them stand out from their competitors and increasing their sales. About You You will have an agency background and be a conceptual and creative thinker. You will have a strong portfolio that reflects innovative ideas on every piece of your work. You will be mentoring a team of a junior and mid-weight designer, so you must have some management experience and the ability to manage your own work as well as your teams and delegate jobs and responsibility. You must be confident at pitching to clients and be comfortable working independently with minimal supervision. Essential Skills ·         Design experience (photoshop, illustrator, sketch) ·         5+  years agency experience What to do next If you think... 10 February 2016 21:09:27 +0000 Digital Designer - £30-35,000 - West London - Branding Agency A Successful branding agency based in West London is looking for an innovative and creative individual to join their team. You will be a creative all-rounder brimming with ideas and thrive working across a range of channels including web and mobile, from initial brief to completion. You will have a passion for all things digital. You will be up-to-date with the latest trends but equally understand limitations. It is essential that the right person has a good appreciation of usability, accessibility, user experience. You will: * Design and create web content for online design projects including the design and construction of web pages, email campaigns and display banners working across a range of channels including web and mobile, from initial brief to completion. * Effectively manage all online design projects, showing an ability to effectively time manage and prioritise workload. * Develop customer experience across all digital platforms through exploring new programs and developments in the digital arena If you are interested or know anyone who is, send an updated CV/portfolio. 10 February 2016 18:06:11 +0000 Account Manager The ideal candidate will be energetic, enthusiastic and fun with a passion for design and creativity with great communication skills This role sits in a creative team of 60 reporting directly to the Client Services Director and in return you will have the ability to travel from day one, and a fast track to Senior Account Manager within a year Sounds like a fantastic opportunity right? So what are you waiting for! Apply now.