The Drum Jobs 25 April 2017 15:03:50 +0000 Midweight Designer South Manchester We’re working with an agency on a massive growth curve who have just moved into fantastic new offices in South Manchester. While only small currently they are working with clients across the globe that bely their size, and speak for the quality of their work and service, and they’ve grown extensively based on referrals. They are looking for someone who can take a creative brief all the way through to print ready artwork, someone with a strong appreciation for branding, and can work within and adhere to brand guidelines. Strong attention to detail is needed, the role is around a 70/30 split of Print/Digital, so a good understanding of print and liaising with print suppliers is needed. They work on projects with quick turnarounds so you need to be comfortable working in a fast paced agency environment, have a good work ethic and be up for the challenge of helping them to grow and building a design team around you. A good varied portfolio is needed as they work across most disciplines but they work with many consumer clients and any particular experience in POS would be useful.   25 April 2017 15:03:06 +0000 Junior Midweight Designer Chester This is a lovely opportunity within an ambitious holiday brand in their growing Marketing and Design team.  They are looking for a creative Graphic Designer with a minimum of 1 year commercial experience, you should have experience of working across multiple channels, both online and offline, as well as experience of working with and to brand guidelines. Working in this role you’ll need good communication skills as you’ll be working with colleagues across the business in a variety of different departments, often explaining design concepts and how they meet business objectives. You must be able to produce high quality work with great accuracy and have an organised approach. You’ll be working alongside a talented Senior Designer who can assist with your development and growth as a Designer, and they are based in a great location, and the role comes with excellent benefits and prospects as the business continues to grow.   25 April 2017 15:03:19 +0000 3D Motion Graphics Designer Macclesfield 3D Motion Graphics Designer – to join a talented team of designers at a well-established company.  You will be responsible for creating visually engaging and innovative, motion graphics and video projects, often incorporating 3D elements, such as product rendering and walkthroughs.  You’ll get involved in the process from concepts, storyboards, filming through to editing. It’s really important to them that you are passionate about what you do and have a desire to extend yourself in new areas and to learn and develop new skills, as this is something the agency actively encourages, for instance VR/AR technologies.   Skills required: Working knowledge of After Effects and 3D software such as 3DS Max or Maya or Maxon Cinema 4D – the company uses a variety of these at present and are happy to purchase new software if required.   The company provide excellent and extensive benefits including pension, life insurance, generous holidays and bonuses. Plus many softer benefits focused on employee well-being.  The location is great for cyclists and has free parking. 24 April 2017 20:08:57 +0000 Account Executive/SAE A fast-growing agency with a high-quality portfolio is looking to boost its client services team with the immediate appointment of an Account Executive or SAE - a rising star with the personality, ambition and ability to succeed in a dynamic agency! This is an URGENT requirement!  Working in a fast-moving environment to tight deadlines, and liaising with clients, suppliers and internal agency depts, your main responsibility will be to help manage TTL (print and digital) projects/campaigns 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 agreed briefs.  Suitable candidates for this role will have been well trained in a professional agency environment, and should have 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. A confident manner, the ability to work effectively under pressure and a high level of application are essential. Offline experience is also essential, though digital is not (as training will be given). This is a great opportunity, if you're a second-jobber, to develop your career in an agency with much to offer – including high-level exposure to quality clients, a supportive environment and plenty of training opportunities. To find out more, call Peter Leonard NOW on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to 18 April 2017 10:10:30 +0000 Art Director Rare opportunity for a talented Art Director to join a well-established and prominent advertising group and work within their pharmaceutical brand communications agency.  This is an opportunity to work with an agency that pursues creative excellence in everything they do, working on international projects that they believe have the potential to be extraordinary.   The role involves leading graphic concepts for healthcare communications projects and the breadth of work spans promotional materials, advertising, print collateral, publications, exhibitions and film/video.  You’ll be conceptually savvy and capable of bridging the gap between the creative director and creative teams. You’ll be able to discuss complex technical challenges in laymen terms and facilitate communications across the teams to achieve the required end product for the client.  The ideal candidate will have superior knowledge of state-of-the-art design software with the ability to coach the studio team. Strong presentation skills are necessary. Any previous pharmaceutical experience would be an advantage but is not essential.  This is a great opportunity for a tenacious individual to join in a thriving team in a sector that makes a difference. 18 April 2017 10:10:40 +0000 Graphic Designer Great opportunity for a tenacious Graphic Designer to join a London-based healthcare agency within a major advertising group. The agency is looking for a strong typographer with an eye for creating well-crafted layouts. You’ll be conceptually savvy and capable of bridging the gap between their art directors and studio/production team.  In this role you will collaborate in creative briefs and timelines a for a range of collateral that includes: brochures, sales aids, mailers and advertising.  The ideal candidate will be digitally focused with a portfolio to match including but not limited to website design. You’ll be someone who enjoys translating complicated medical information into digestible clean layouts. Any previous pharmaceutical experience would be an advantage but is not essential.  You’ll embrace the spirit of teamwork at all times – collaborating with the account team, the support team and the client.  A good level of competency in Adobe; InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Acrobat is expected - any HTML+CSS, After Effects skills are beneficial but not compulsory.  This is a great opportunity for a tenacious individual to join in a thriving team in a sector that makes a difference. 13 April 2017 15:03:05 +0000 Senior Graphic Designer Berkmann Wine Cellars are looking for a talented senior designer. You will have strong packaging design experience – particularly within the wine and spirits industry. You will demonstrate an exceptionally high standard of conceptual thinking and balance your passion for design with a strategic mindset. Impressive design and typography skills are a pre-requisite. You will be working closely with our current designers, marketing and purchasing teams to ensure that the company’s image and values – and those of our suppliers are translated into our design communications. You will be working across the wine and spirits sector on high impact designs for the company’s own house wine labels, POS, exhibition/event graphics, digital projects, wine training materials and brand creation. Our ideal candidate must: Have an undergraduate degree in graphic design Have a minimum of 6+ year’s agency experience. Packaging experience within the drinks/spirits industry would be advantageous Be able to work in a corporate environment Be highly organised and able to manage time well; handle multiple projects simultaneously Be actively researching and keep up-to-date with trends and developments in the market Be approachable, a natural team player and an articulate communicator Have strong typography skills and a keen attention to detail Be highly computer literate; have an in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office and the Adobe Creative Suite; Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign   This is an excellent opportunity with real creative scope, working... 10 April 2017 10:10:20 +0000 Senior Designer Senior Designer FMCG Packaging Packaging / Brand Agency London We are seeking a motivated, talented Senior Designer who is passionate about all things branding and FMCG packaging design. This role will involve working with some of the UK’s leading FMCG brands and retailers, as well as a bunch of startups and boutique brands. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a bigger global team through interaction with our international studios, as well as being part of a London office who have a vast depth of experience and knowledge within the senior team. The role will require you to work closely with the ACD and DD to deliver outstanding creative work, as well as mentoring the junior members of the team. The ideal candidate: • 5+ years of experience, with a folio that demonstrates a high level of conceptual and strategic thinking. • Articulate and inspiring presentation skills. • Enjoy mentoring junior team members. • Passionate about design, and push design in new directions. • Confidently interpret and challenge design briefs. Day-to-day role: • You will have strong conceptual thinking and an eye for exquisite detail. • At the outset of every project ensure you are armed with clear and tangible deliverables, or take steps to ensure that these are forthcoming. • Inspire creativity in others and well as tangibly creating concepts of your own. • A thinker and a do-er in equal measure. • Push the creative boundaries to deliver above expectation. • Ensure all creative... 10 April 2017 09:09:04 +0000 Senior Account Manager Senior Account Manager - Branding & Packaging Agency West London Up to £45k (FMCG / Brand & Pack)  Are you an Account Manager wanting to make the step up? Or a Senior Account Manager looking for an exciting new role??  My client is an amazing team and their passion, from the old school who have been there since the early days to the newbies who bring a fresh perspective.  You’ll lead a number of branding & design / packaging projects on major FMCG brands with the dedicated UK teams You’ll work collaboratively with designers, strategists, visualisers and artworkers to create the best solutions for the client Lead projects by providing trusted partnership to day to day client contacts, and assisting in resourcing needs to deliver great work  Bring your marketing expertise to the table to help drive opportunity and outcome for both the client and the internal team  Create schedules, estimates, and proposals; presenting proposals to clients directly  Identify new business opportunities with new and existing clients and grow relationships  Take overall responsibility for profitability and revenue of assigned accounts  Be trusted by the internal team as anambassador for great work  Identify potential challenges within projects and proactively provide solutions to avoid or quickly remedy issues  PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF YOU HAVE RELEVANT AGENCY EXPERIENCE.  **Due to the high number of applications only releavnt applicants will be contacted** 05 April 2017 20:08:10 +0000 Mid-weight Designer/Art Director A successful integrated agency is looking for a mid-weight designer/art director to join their creative team working on a wide range of TTL campaigns. Someone who's equally happy working on design or advertising briefs. If that's you, read on... Working closely with other team members, directors and clients, your main responsibility will be the origination and development of creative and design concepts (on the mac, or with markers and layout pad), and art direction of others, in order to ensure that projects are completed on-time, and to the required standard. You’ll be a high-powered, conceptually-biased creative, with strong design skills, who's equally at home working online and offline (print, websites, landing pages, social media, email campaigns, etc.), and you must have excellent communication and project/time management skills, together with the the ability to think commercially and strategically. A high level of proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign is essential, and any additional skills (video editing, motion graphics, UX/UI design & information architecture) would be welcome, but are NOT essential. This is an outstanding opportunity for a talented, multi-skilled creative 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   05 April 2017 16:04:05 +0000 Midweight Designer Liverpool We're working with a fantastic boutique creative agency in Liverpool who are looking for a talented Midweight Designer. A small but growing studio, they a multi-disciplinary so we’re looking for a Designer with a portfolio that shows variety across Branding, Design, Advertising and Digital. You’ll ideally have a minimum of 3 years agency experience, and be ambitious and driven to progress your career as a creative, with a real love for what you do. You should have what it takes to develop highly creative concepts and solutions to client briefs, you’ll also be managing a couple of juniors, work closely with clients and essentially be the number 2 to the CD. This is a fantastic opportunity to fast track to Senior Designer within a supportive and highly creative environment.   26 April 2017 14:02:11 +0000 Designer A very exciting opportunity has arisen for a Designer who is looking to join a rapidly growing agency that is located in the beautiful Warwickshire countryside. This agency has set their sights high for 2017, growing their client list as well as their studio team. Working within beautiful open plan offices within a dynamic and highly talented team this role offers free parking, a stunning countryside backdrop and varied and fast paced working environment. As the Designer you will work as part of a growing team and work very closely with the Senior Graphic Designer, working on a wide variety of touch points from website design, print graphics and presentations, to also working collaboratively with the wider team on branding and exhibition projects. Key responsibilities include: To generate compelling concepts/design ideas for client and new business opportunities. Create visually compelling graphics for print and digital projects. To support the wider team in finalising projects to deadlines and the handling of multiple projects at any one time. You must keep up to date and on trend with new techniques within the industry. Key skills and experience needed: Solid experience and confident within the Adobe Creative Suite; InDesign, illustrator and Photoshop. Previous experience working within a creative studio will be essential for this position. Excellent attention to detail goes without saying and you must be able to hit the ground running as this role is fast paced and pressured at times. This is great opportunity for a junior designer who... 26 April 2017 14:02:28 +0000 Digitial Designer - UI and Data Visualisation The Company: This organisation are leaders in their field and have a reach that stretches across the globe. They specialise in sports marketing and use data to maximise the returns for sports brands through digital media. They regularly partner with some of the biggest names in FMCG, technology and music, producing work that both innovates and engages. The Role: You'll become part of the Experience Design Team that drives user experience and usability to deliver cutting edge creative across multiple platforms. This is a newly created role and will provide a really varied workload; one day you may be working on the interface for an android app and the next you may using statistics to create visually stunning infographic and data visualisation pieces. Your work will often be viewed by millions of people across the globe so if you'd like your work to be seen on the world's stage this may be the role for you. What's required: In order to be suitable you should have some kind of graphic design qualification, and at least 12 months' experience in the industry. You should be a digital designer at heart, passionate about providing polished creative and user experiences that really engage the viewer. Ideally you should also have some experience in creating data visualisations or infographics; with the ability to take often complex statistics and craft them into beautiful pieces of design. You should have skills in the usual adobe software (Photoshop and Illustrator) also any experience in after effects would also be useful. The company offer a relaxed and... 26 April 2017 10:10:09 +0000 Designer Great opportunity to create new a retail experience!   This high street fashion brand is looking for a talented windows and retail designer to help them create on-trend environments and materials that enhance the customer experience.   This role would suit a junior-mid Designer with experience in or exposure to a fashion environment, with masses of passion about the industry.    The ideal candidate will have experience in: -    Multi-discipline design and delivery in print, in-store and window graphics  -    Strong visualisation in 2D and 3D with Vectorworks -    Project management – you must be able and comfortable to organise your own projects, costings, budgets and materials and supplies.  -    An impressive folio which demonstrates your flair for creating effective and engaging visuals suited to an on-trend and contemporary brand.    Please do get in touch today if you would like to get involved with this ever-evolving but established brand. 25 April 2017 17:05:44 +0000 Senior Designer / Art Director Senior Designer / Art Director Location: Manchester Salary: 30 - 40k About the Senior Designer / 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. As the Senior Designer/ Art Director you will be responsible for the concept, art direction and final designs of an extensive portfolio of projects from an enviable client list. You will have experience in both artwork and design across digital, print and branding. You will be involved in the whole process from the initial concept through to the execution. About You You will be a natural leader, you will have the ability to communicate clearly to the team and be able to direct yourself and others. You will be able to captivate your clients when you sell in the visual creative. You will be helping to build the agencies already astounding reputation by creating high profile award winning work. Essential Skills Design experience (photoshop, illustrator, sketch) 5+ years agency experience Team management experience Pitching and client management What to do next If you think you might be interested and would like to find out more. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch or call me on 0161 238 6700. 25 April 2017 17:05:57 +0000 Creative Artworker Blue Skies Marketing Recruitment is looking for a talented Creative Artworker to join a growing agency in Northamptonshire. This agency is commutable from Milton Keynes, Warwickshire and Derbyshire but due to this agency’s rural location you must be able to drive and have a car. This agency is up and coming with their unique and desirable offering to their clients and you will be working from their quirky, open plans and country offices as part of a creative and fast paced studio. Working with some of the UK’s most recognisable brands across retail and FMCG, this agency is growing and growing fast so are in need of an experienced Creative Artworker to help as a support to the senior designer and artwork across various different touchpoints including leaflets, various print materials and digital including website and email design. You must be able to demonstrate a creative eye for layout and the ability to work alongside designers; this can be shown in your portfolio and you must be more than happy to work collaboratively with other members of the team as well as being confident and comfortable liaising with clients when needed. Priding themselves on offering bespoke design, insight and innovation, this agency work alongside their clients to help them create the most out of their brand. Working with the client from the very beginning of a new campaign or to put in place a new strategic plan or brand this agency are at the forefront of new, exciting and inspiring ideas. Ultimately this agency is looking for a candidate that has great communication... 25 April 2017 16:04:25 +0000 Designer If working within the Gloucestershire country side is what you are looking for within a fast moving and forward thinking agency then look no further.. This agency are on the lookout for a designer to join there studio team to work across a wide variety of sectors and touch points. As designer, you must have experience of working from a creative/design brief to deliver original creative design solutions from scratch as well as taking the design through to artwork maintaining brand guidelines along with the upmost of respect and attention to detail given. Key Skills: Use Adobe Creative Cloud applications Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Acrobat on the Mac to produce original designs and finished artwork Good typographical and layout skills Experience of coding straightforward banner ads using HTML/CSS Create presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint Prepare and supply approved designs as print ready artwork for print or upload Collaborate with the Account team to update existing materials Maintain quick response workflows and quality control processes Balance work on several projects at a time, whilst still maintaining attention to detail. Provide timing and delivery indications on tasks undertaken Manage and prioritise workloads to ensure deadlines are met Work individually, without supervision, as well as part of team Stay calm under pressure when working to tight deadlines Have excellent communication skills If you would like to know more about this role then you must submit a portfolio that is packed full of projects... 25 April 2017 15:03:36 +0000 Junior Designer South Manchester Small but growing agency in South Manchester is looking for a talented conceptually strong Junior Designer. They’ve only been around for a couple of years but are already making waves, and working with some great clients. They need someone with at least 1 years agency experience, this could be gained through a full time role or placement experience, you’ll need to be confident and capable of working if necessary with little supervision, but you’ll be working closely with two talented Creative Directors. You should be both conceptually strong, as well as skilled at crafting and layout, making great ideas into great design.    25 April 2017 15:03:27 +0000 Mid-Senior Designer FMCG/Retail Manchester A fantastic opportunity has come about for a Mid-Senior Designer to join the team at a young, fast growing creative agency. Our client works with some very well-known FMCG and Retail brands and so experience within this sector is crucial. With a strong focus on driving brand engagement and customer demand, as a Senior Designer you will work on high impact consumer campaigns such as on-pack promotional designs, packaging, POS, in-store marketing and integrated campaigns, and you should have a track record of working on similar projects in your portfolio.  If you are a passionate, self-driven and ambitious individual with the right experience, you should fit in nicely with the team. What makes this role even better is the opportunity to grow into a leadership position within the studio. The agency is happy to offer any guidance and training you need to forward your career.   25 April 2017 12:12:52 +0000 Account Manager (Integrated) This successful TTL agency 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 agreed objectives. Suitable candidates for this role will have a good knowledge of digital and print, 3+ years' experience in a marketing agency, 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   25 April 2017 08:08:41 +0000 Midweight Designer An excellent opportunity has opened up with a boutique creative agency. You will get the chance to work across a range of creative briefs from print through to digital with an approximate split of 70/30 in favour of digital. You will get the chance to work on branding, brochures, emails, web design and digital assets. A knowledge of HTML and CSS would be beneficial here as you will be working with Square Space and WordPress to create responsive sites but its by no means essential. Solid experience working with multiple digital assets and briefs is required and a minimum of 2 years in the industry across these disciplines. You need to be able to work on your own initiative and hit the ground running, you wont be micromanaged in this position so a self motivated attitude will be a must. The team is a fairly close knit group and work collaboratively although being able to work alone will be a huge beneficial factor. You will be liaising with clients and will need to be able to take a brief over the phone so confidence in yourself will help here. The salary is potentially paying up to 30,000 depending on experience. If you feel this is an opportunity you wish to explore further then get in touch with your up to date CV and portfolio of work. 24 April 2017 10:10:23 +0000 Junior Designer An opportunity has arisen to work with a highly respected full service agency in Cheshire. Working across print, digital, T.V, PR and events you will be a self starter with a passion for the creative and thirst to progress and learn new skills. Working in a small creative team you will have around 12 months experience and will have the ability to manage and motivate yourself but also able to collaborate with the other creatives. Situated in new creative offices the company has doubled in the past couple of years and has plans to continue the expansion over the next 5 years. This is the perfect role for a junior designer who like a real mixture of creative briefs looking to take their next step in their career. This role is offering 16k - 19k with 12 months experienced required. 21 April 2017 17:05:30 +0000 Senior Designer A fun and lively bunch of retail specialists at an independently owned agency in SW London, are looking for a talented senior designer with 6 years+ agency experience. You will be part of a growing agency working on well-known and well-loved brands. As a senior designer you will have a strong folio that demonstrates previous experience working with retail brands to help them develop their propositions and develop their brand positioning in store. From value to luxury to tech. We are looking for evidence of: - a varied portfolio demonstrating solid thinking, design flair and attention to detail - strong typography, layout and technical skills - a realistic, reliable and commercially-minded person -passion for great creative, motivation and enthusiasm - a brand focus with the desire to create the most effective solution keeping the client always at the top of the agenda   In return you will receive: - the opportunity to drive and own projects - to work a variety of clients - to join a fun and lively agency of like-minded people - private healthcare, company pension scheme, 25 days holiday, a competitive salary. You will be naturally good at prioritising your work and devolving work to the team and overseeing their work. The agency does have an account management team but at senior designer level you will have direct client contact, be good at articulating your thinking and getting client ‘buy in’ and have good project management skills. If this sounds like you, please send your recent folio and CV through asap.   21 April 2017 11:11:33 +0000 Artworker An agency based in Birmingham City Centre is looking for an Artworker to join their studio team. Working within their modern, open plan offices you will be a fundamental part of their growing studio team. This role will encompass working on multi-channel material with the primary focus being across brochures for print as well as making a designer’s vision a reality. Your main responsibilities will be: To assist across the wider department when required Ensure product knowledge is up to date Attend meetings with line manager as appropriate Ensure timesheets are correct and submitted on time (weekly) Have the ability to act with discretion and maintain confidentiality Must be organised and have a structured approach to work Able to multi-task and prioritise own workload Key Attributes: Exceptional eye-for-detail Experience on industry standard software Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Acrobat Taking the creative design concepts and re-working to make the file print ready Adhering to corporate guidelines Fine tuning of typography, including use of style sheets Ensuring consistencies throughout the document Generating PDF’s for client review/approval Placing approved imagery To be considered you must submit a portfolio that demonstrates your keen eye for detail and exceptional layout skills and this role would suit an Artworker who is on the lookout for a new challenge within one of the Midlands top agencies. Please get in touch to find out more.. Artworker, Full Service Agency, Birmingham City Centre,... 21 April 2017 10:10:35 +0000 Senior Creative Artworker Central London communications and branding agency is looking for a Senior Creative Artworker to join their team. This person will work across a variety of national and international clients, and assist with the creation of compelling visual stories that bring strategy to life. Exceptional creative suite skills are essential as is the ability to communicate calmly and clearly. You will need experience of working with and understanding corporate and brand guidelines with a portfolio to reflect this. Integrated experience is a must as is the ability to design icons/infographics. A big part of the role is Powerpoint for pitchbooks/cred books (both in-house and for clients), converting InDesign to PPT, setting up templates for the PPT environment, and creating corresponding guidelines. So the agency is looking for someone with experience beyond creating traditional print-ready artwork for corporate communications and layout. This is a great opportunity to bring a new skill set to an already successful creative business and really make a positive impact. Please contact with your CV and folio.