The Drum Jobs http://www.thedrum.co.uk/jobs/rss/ 19 October 2017 14:02:30 +0000 Junior Motion Graphics Designer / Video Editor http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/169461/Junior%2520Motion%2520Graphics%2520Designer%2520%2F%2520Video%2520Editor.html We’re working with a great full service agency in South Manchester looking for a Junior Motion Graphics Designer & Video Editor. Ideally you’ll have around 1 years’ experience in a similar role, but we’ll consider outstanding candidates with less. You should have technical skills including Adobe Premier, After Effects, and any experience of Cinema 4D would be beneficial. You should have a strong interest in film and animation, and a desire to get involved in the ideas generation process alongside senior Creatives, as well as involvement in storyboarding, shoots and post-production. You’ll need an outgoing and confident personality, with a drive to impress and win awards!     19 October 2017 14:02:45 +0000 Video Editor http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/169460/Video%2520Editor.html We’re working with an exciting and youthful owner of several social brands with millions of followers! They’re looking to bring their Video Production in-house and need a talented Video Editor / Designer to join them. There is real possibilities that in a short space of time you’ll be managing and growing your own Video team so this is a great opportunity if you are ambitious! It will be a fast paced role, most Video projects will be short clips and snippets for Social channels, so you’ll need to be comfortable and experienced at working quickly under pressure to quick turnarounds, as they need their Video content to be relevant. We’re looking for someone with at least 12 months commercial experience in a video role, ideally with experience working on Video projects for Social channels and fast turnarounds. Ideally you’ll have some interest in sports, and enjoy working in a lively team with a great buzz in the office, where everyone lives and breathes their brands.   11 October 2017 09:09:43 +0000 Mid-senior Artworker http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/168654/Mid-senior%2520Artworker.html If you’re an artworker who’s committed to the highest standards and has real design appreciation, read on… A fast-growing, award-winning Manchester agency requires a mid-weight/senior artworker to further strengthen their already impressive team! Working closely with a creative team of designers and delivering artwork to spec, you should be able to take initial designs and concepts through to finished artwork, and must have excellent proofing skills, a detailed knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite and the ability to work effectively under pressure, within exacting deadlines, and without loss of quality!  If you’re a talented team player, ready to join a fast-growing studio, this is too good an opportunity to overlook! So get in touch ASAP! Call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to advertising.resources@btopenworld.com 11 October 2017 09:09:00 +0000 Mid-weight Designer/Art Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/168653/Mid-weight%2520Designer%2FArt%2520Director.html 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 advertising.resources@btopenworld.com   09 October 2017 15:03:37 +0000 UI/UX Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/168336/UI%2FUX%2520Designer.html We’re looking for a Digital/UX Designer for a growing digital business based in North Manchester. They’re looking for a talented Designer with at least 1 years’ experience in a Digital Design role, ideally with some experience of UI and UX. You’ll work for large brands on complex design projects where you’ll need to craft strong digital experiences that work for a brand’s target audience and ensure a strong user experience.   04 October 2017 13:01:55 +0000 Creative Artworker http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/167990/Creative%2520Artworker.html EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Experience as an Artworker/Creative Artworker, in a Mac environment, preferably in a busy, fast-moving setting combining print and press production. Thorough knowledge of the latest production/print techniques is vital. Accuracy and attention to detail is essential, along with good typography skills and an eye for design. Must be experienced in creating artwork from scamps or verbal briefs. Must be familiar with image retouching and manipulation to repro standard. Knowledge of web applications and HTML technologies is desirable.   THE ROLE AND ITS RESPONSIBILITIES General preparation of design files to a digital reprographic standard ready for pre-press production. Artwork production of any combination of press ads, point-of-sale, brochures, leaflets and direct mail pieces on a daily basis. Be capable of producing 50+ page brochures to a high standard, utilising recognised timesaving working practices – e.g. style sheets, master pages and layers. Regularly required to manipulate or retouch imagery under direction from Creative. Creative artworking, often from scamps or verbal briefs from Creative, sometimes generating a full suite of campaign pieces; also occasional creative development of Mac visuals generated by Design. Occasional training of more junior staff members to increase and develop their skills. Occasionally required to produce web banners and email templates using Photoshop. Mounting artwork for presentation and producing mock-ups of items for printer/client reference. Liaising closely with Creative and... 22 September 2017 07:07:11 +0000 Account Manager - communications & digital http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/167800/Account%2520Manager%2520-%2520communications%2520%26%2520digital.html  Our client is a top London creative agency who have an implant team based with a leading blue chip firm in Manchester. The team is 20 strong in Manchester and they sit alongside the client's marketing communications team.  Due to increased growth, we are looking for an Account Manager to join the team. We're seeking an Account Manager who has a minimum of 3 years agency experience and who has a good mix of marketing communications based campaigns under their belt. You'll work across everything from design & branding and advertising through to brochure development, website and content management and new product launches.  You will be an all-rounder who has excellent organisational ability and is used to multi-tasking whilst retaining excellent attention to detail.  The client sector is professional services and includes both consumer and b2b campaigns.  It's a great opportunity to stay agency side whilst experiencing life in-house.   This is a great team, there are plenty of opportunities for promotion and the working hours and life balance are excellent too. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 20 October 2017 15:03:25 +0000 Middleweight Creative http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/169573/Middleweight%2520Creative.html I am on the lookout for a Middleweight Creative/Designer to work within a highly regarded full service agency based in Leicestershire. This agency is well-established and has a wealth of experience within the B2B sector. This agency work with some amazing global clients across the sectors of mainly automotive and house builders but ultimately have a client list to be envious of. If you are looking for progression in your career, then this is definitely the agency for you! They offer a welcoming, fun and friendly environment in which to learn and develop. Working closely with the account teams and the Creative Director you will focus on creating engaging and creative concepts for some of the agencies most high profile clients. You must be highly skilled in your visualisation and scamping ability and with that must be a true creative through and through as well as helping the wider team with the initial ‘Big Idea’. Your time will be spent working across print/digital projects; this could include working across corporate literature, branding and websites giving you a lot of varying touch points to work across. Skills and Experience You must have previously worked within a similar agency environment. Have previously worked within the automotive sector. Have excellent knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite. You must be able to work as part of a team. You must have worked across both print and digital previously. You must be happy and confident juggling more than one brief at any one time. To be considered for the role of Middleweight... 20 October 2017 14:02:19 +0000 In-House Graphic Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/169572/In-House%2520Graphic%2520Designer.html In-House Graphic Designer I am recruiting for an In-House Graphic Designer for a professional services organisation based in London. You require a minimum of 3 years’ commercial experience and an excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite. You will be working on branding, print and digital (design) projects. Motion experience (Premiere Pro) and infographics/ data visualisation is beneficial but not essential to the position. The Role Reporting to the Head of Marketing and following brand guidelines you will be acting as the brand guardian, maintaining brand consistency across a broad range of branding, digital, print, digital design projects. These will include brochureware, reports, event branding and collateral, infographics and data visualisation, website and social media assets and presentations. You will be managing your projects from concept stages through to delivery and artwork and be the point of quality control for the organisation. Key responsibilities • To work on projects from concept stages through to delivery and artwork • Create event branding and collateral • Design brochureware, reports and presentations • Produce infographics and data visualisation • Design for online platforms including creating assets for social media and other digital channels • Film and animation experience is beneficial but not essential Requirements • A degree in graphic design or equivalent qualification • A minimum of 3 years’ commercial experience • Experience in designing across branding and... 20 October 2017 13:01:32 +0000 Lead Copywriter http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/169555/Lead%2520Copywriter.html Overview: The Content Marketing Team is there to build structured content that aligns to the omni-channel content strategy. Specifically focusing on migrating colleague help content in a newly designed content management system offering improved functionality and user experience. The team needs to deliver the appropriate tone of voice and ensure content is engaging. Requirements: The team is required to take cleansed content from another department and decide if content is not valid and needs to be archived, is duplicated or requires improvement. This is done mostly through workshops and group discussions. The Product team will be on hand to work with Copywriters on the changes to be made. Content will be entered straight on to the copy decks/templates. Content needs to be correct and must flow. Most of the copywriting will be short, focusing on the digital apps and why they may not be working and how to fix them. There are currently 733 pages that need to be reviewed for a big bang launch in March 2018. Estimated delivery per associate is 5-10 pages per day. The Lead Copywriter will report on metrics and ensure the organisation is kept up to date with progress. They will also act as the main point of contact for the Product Team. Reed Specialist Recruitment is an Employment Agency and an Employment Business for permanent and temporary recruitment. In response to your application Reed will contact you by phone, email or SMS to discuss it. You can opt out at any time using the links provided. 20 October 2017 12:12:56 +0000 Motion Designer / Video Editor http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/169553/Motion%2520Designer%2520%2F%2520Video%2520Editor.html A newly formed in-house creative agency has been created in Manchester. Working within a global retailer, this company have effectively decided to bring all of the design work in-house, creating a real opportunity for the business to transform their range of emerging brands into household names through insightful creative thinking and execution. The creative team will be able to impact every creative touch point from designing a logo for a new brand/product to creating a beautifully presented brochure and taking the idea through to packaging, website and app. This role will play a key and influential position within this expanding creative department. You will be at the heart of transforming these brands through the creation of the highest quality creative content and brand messages through video. You'll be at the heart of product launching, advertising ideas across a wide range of categories ranging from sports equipment, beauty products, kitchen, DIY tools and various other products within a household. Based in Manchester city centre, the company are growing fast, having already achieved multi-million pound turnover as well as won various awards to support these achievements. They have over multiple brands across various different sectors of retail. You will be a key part in transforming these brands into household names. You will need to have the following traits and experience - - Adobe Premiere, After Effects and preferably Audition - Experience and knowledge of video and audio techniques. Edit raw footage with the goal of creating well-paced, engaging... 20 October 2017 11:11:11 +0000 In-House Creative Artworker (SW London) http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/169551/In-House%2520Creative%2520Artworker%2520%28SW%2520London%29.html In-House Creative Artworker (SW London) My client is an established gifting company who are currently recruiting for an In-House Creative Artworker to work across a range of packaging and projects. You must have a minimum of 2 years’ commercial experience and have a portfolio demonstrating your creative artwork experience across packaging and print. Key Responsibilities • Designing across packaging, POS, advertising and a range of print material • Artwork packaging in-line with branding guidelines for products • Manage projects from concept stage through to artwork • Actively participate in brainstorming sessions, push and encourage innovative ideas for all briefs Requirements • A portfolio demonstrating your creative artwork experience across packaging & print • An excellent working knowledge of Adobe CS • Close eye and attention to detail with great artwork skills • A minimum of 2 years’ professional experience • A design related degree Only successful candidates will be contacted 20 October 2017 09:09:22 +0000 Graphic Web Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/169549/Graphic%2520Web%2520Designer.html Graphic Web Designer Huddersfield 20,000 - 25,000 About the Graphic Web Designer Role You will be joining one of the UK’s leading lifestyle brands. They are a highly successful and growing business and are seeking a Graphic Web Designer to join their team. Reporting into the Design Manager you will be responsible for the design and artwork for both off/ online. You will design and maintain all visual content across digital channels including; web, email and social media. You will also design some print material such as; welcome packs and letters. You will work closely with the design and marketing team to create quality design briefs on time, to budget and on brand. Essential Skills: Fluent in Adobe CS Experience in Affect Effects (advantageous) Portfolio displaying print and digital design experience Excellent time management skills and hitting deadlines What to do next If you would like to find out more then please get in touch to Nicola Stelfox at Better Placed on 0161 238 6700 or drop me a line at nicolastelfox@betterplaced.com 20 October 2017 01:01:30 +0000 Paid Media Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/169542/Paid%2520Media%2520Manager.html Tangent International are seeking a Paid Media Manager to work a 9 month contract based in London. Salary: up to £50,000 (pro rata), depending on experience Full time, Fixed term contract for 9 months MAT cover As the Paid Media and Affiliates Manager you will be responsible for ensuring the success of digital acquisition activity.This includes paid search (PPC) campaigns, the affiliate scheme, social media advertising and display campaigns. The successful candidate will manage external agencies, apply their own expertise to campaigns and co-ordinate with colleagues to achieve commercial objectives. The successful candidate will be able to talk to colleagues about paid media channels in language they'll understand. Building strong working relationships with colleagues and agencies, including being an effective and confident communicator, is vital. If you are interested, please send your updated CV ASAP! 19 October 2017 14:02:11 +0000 Senior 3D Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/169457/Senior%25203D%2520Designer.html This well established business based in Manchester are looking for a Senior 3D Designer to join their team. With a healthy compliment in the team already, you will have a range of skills to bring to the table. With excellent knowledge of AutoCAD producing photo realistic images, experience of Solidworks or Inventor would be a benefit. The company specialises in live events and production, working with some excellent clients and projects, they dont do minor, your work will be seen from around the World and the budgets are to match.   Ideally you will have around 5 years experience with a relevant degree. You will be giving time estimations of projects, working with the team and at times alone to finish the projects, as well as providing support for the builds, at times going to locations to make sure the project is completed to the desired spec.     A basic knowledge of structural and mechanical manufacturing components and fabrication techniques will be a huge bonus in this role.     With a great salary and a range of company benefits this is an exciting opportunity.     If you feel this could be a position for you then apply with an up to date CV and works samples.   19 October 2017 14:02:44 +0000 Designer/Artworker http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/169456/Designer%2FArtworker.html An opportunity has arisen within a fast growing team in a Macclesfield based agency for an experienced Artworker/Designer to take the next step in their career. With big plans for the creative team, this is an excellent time to join this thriving business. You will have the chance to work across multiple briefs on various printed material from posters and brochures to marketing collateral. Your artworking skills will need to be second to none and an eye for design and layout is required with this position, any experience working on medical communications is a huge benefit also, but not necessarily a requirement. With a host of company benefits and a flexible salary range this is a great opportunity for your next step. Don't hesitate to apply with your up to date CV and portfolio of work if you feel this is the position for you.   19 October 2017 14:02:15 +0000 Graphic Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/169455/Graphic%2520Designer.html An amazing opportunity has arisen for a company based in Manchester city centre. They are looking for an exceptional designer to work over both print and digital projects as well as video media. In order to be considered for this exciting opportunity you will need to have at least two years experience working in a creative studio. You will have exceptional design and artworking skills as well as being able to demonstrate a conceptual portfolio with a range of print, digital and ideally video (After Effects) experience. Working over brochures, signage, exhibition events and digital projects you will be completely literate within the creative Suite. Experience with HTML and CSS as well as Wordpress is desireable. This is a great position and there are many benefits that come with this corporate group so please apply today. 19 October 2017 13:01:57 +0000 In-house Creative / Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/169454/In-house%2520Creative%2520%2F%2520Designer.html This established business with a rich history are leaders in their field - focusing wholly on the cosmetics and personal care industry. They promote their business to a range of markets and across a diverse range of mediums - working with household brand names. The Position Working alongside the Marketing Manager, you will be helping to lead the creative outputs across a wide range of projects - from initial planning through to final delivery and across a huge range of mediums: print, digital and video. Day to day, you’ll be designing innovative, and imaginative applications for brochure campaigns, video content, photography, branding, presentation and exhibition design. Your responsibility will be to create high quality visuals in all formats to represent the brand and the product consistently. You'll pick up projects and run with them - from initial ideas through to polished, print-ready artwork. You'll come up with concepts, marketing ideas and pitch those ideas to the board and more senior members of the business. There'll also be an opportunity to travel - to exhibitions throughout Europe and occasionally further afield! What We’re Looking For As well as a passion for graphic design - we're looking for someone who's commercially aware and who understands how the marketing mix comes together. Someone who's full of ideas and who can just as easily lend their creative eye to photography and/or video as they can to print or digital design.  This is a varied role - you need to be able... 19 October 2017 12:12:42 +0000 Middleweight Web Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/169438/Middleweight%2520Web%2520Designer.html A highly respected brand, design and digital agency with a stellar studio culture that matches their professional and industry leading calibre of work. They produce intelligent and creative work through beautifully curated design and effective brand communication - with brand and design being the main focus of everything that leaves the studio. The Position As a Middleweight Web Designer you’ll be contributing to work across all areas of the design mix - through concept, wireframing, UI design and collaborating with the wider design team. You’ll be expected to deliver original design and push the boundaries of digital creative.  You’ll be working with amazing clients, big brands - taking some real ownership on projects and the delivery of work. You will be contributing to pitch ideas and visualising these through a clever mix of digital and brand design. What We’re Looking For As an experienced digital designer, you’ll be able to show us a portfolio of exciting, diverse work - you’ll be confident delivering intelligent design alongside structured development.  You won't be micro managed by senior members of the team here - you’ll have the autonomy and the confidence to push ideas and bring a passion for digital and branding to the table! Knowledge of front end technologies and motion experience is an added bonus - but not a requirement as they have a talented team of developers. What’s On Offer? £25,000 - £35,000 Amazing studio culture Full involvement across all projects... 19 October 2017 11:11:03 +0000 Associate Creative Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/169437/Associate%2520Creative%2520Director.html Creative brand design agency based in Leeds is looking to recruit an Associate Creative Director for their organisation. You will lead in the strategic creative direction of a number of challenger brands & household names across a variety of industry sectors. You will need previous agency experience at a Senior level that’s multidimensional and has experience working on branding, packaging, retail and FMCG. Excellent communication and presentation skills are essential, as are strong leadership abilities and being able to motivate the design team. You will need to have a proven track record of leading successful teams, creative thinking and an award winning portfolio of work. Fantastic opportunity to work within a well respected agency on some well known client brands. Please send your CV and work samples through to mcr@becomeuk.com 18 October 2017 14:02:40 +0000 Midweight Art Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/169303/Midweight%2520Art%2520Director.html Top agency in South Manchester with an inspirational and award winning CD is looking for a talented Midweight Art Director. Ideally you’ll have a minimum of 3 years agency experience under your belt and looking to push on in a new and exciting agency. You’ll need a portfolio that shows strong conceptual and idea generation skills, ideally that incorporate integrated campaigns across print and digital. You will work in a team with a copywriter, ideally be a team player who is committed to developing their career in a great agency, with a desire to win awards and continue to help the agency keep a high profile within the industry.   18 October 2017 14:02:28 +0000 Document Specialist http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/169302/Document%2520Specialist.html This is a fantastic opportunity for a Document Specialist to further and develop their career working for a leading global business that is looking to expand their team in central Manchester. You will produce accurate interpretations of incoming briefs and produce the relevant documents within the required timescales, seeking clarification when necessary. Proofreading and checking the quality of work is also involved to ensure a high standard of outgoing projects are delivered and they all make logical and grammatical sense. You will be working closely with the Creative Designers, you will be responsible for the formatting and styling of presentations and assisting the creative/accounts team in the coordination and delivery of creative projects. You should be competent in Microsoft Office packages including Word, Excel and PowerPoint and any additional Adobe Suite skills would be advantageous but not essential.   18 October 2017 14:02:33 +0000 Midweight Art Director / Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/169299/Midweight%2520Art%2520Director%2520%2F%2520Designer.html We’re working with a great agency with an excellent consumer client list, looking for a talented and conceptual Midweight Art Director / Designer. You should have a minimum of 4 years’ experience, with at least 12 months in an agency environment, a portfolio that shows a strong level of design ability and art direction skill across campaigns that encompass print and digital. You’ll be working across integrated TTL campaigns, working from idea generation through to bringing your ideas to life, and any experience working closely with a copywriter will be beneficial.   18 October 2017 12:12:38 +0000 Ad Ops Executive & Social Media http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/169294/Ad%2520Ops%2520Executive%2520%26%2520Social%2520Media.html Ad Ops Executive/Audience Optimisation/Ad Operations/Digital Marketing Executive Adobe Analytics, Basic HTML, Native Ads, Social Media, Advertising Operations Ad Ops Executive. My client, an industry leading Media company, is currently recruiting for an Ad Ops and Creative Content Executive to join their creative department, which is underpinned by data and analytics. The successful candidate will be responsible for helping to deliver KPIs across multiple online campaigns. Key responsibilities for the Ad Ops Executive will include: Work as part of the Distribution team to deliver client KPIs and secondary metrics on content through native inventory and other sources Traffic and optimise native ads Written skills essential Strong DFP Skills Suggest improvements to strategy, design, distribution etc and run MVT to explore feasibility Monitor KPIs through daily reports, Omniture and other analytics platforms and optimise campaigns accordingly Explore new audience opportunities on- and off-site Manage social media accounts and paid social campaigns where appropriate. Liaise with Editorial teams when necessary to improve distribution Liaise with Sales, Project Management, designers and Commissioning editors to ensure optimisation and best possible delivery of campaigns Work with internal stakeholders and other business units to manage inventory allocation and share strategies The successful Ad Ops Executive will have: 3 years' experience of social media platforms along with their advertising models Strong Ad Ops experience with DFP In-depth experience of... 18 October 2017 12:12:37 +0000 External Communications/Media Manager (Communications, Media) http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/169288/External%2520Communications%2FMedia%2520Manager.html External Communications Manager/External Media Manager (Communications, Media) The UK's leading provider of IT Solutions and Services are looking to hire a talented External Communications Manager/External Media Manager, to work on a once in a life time programme thats changing the future of the energy sector. Based in London, the External Communications Manager/External Media Manager (Communications, Media) will sit in the corporate affairs team, responsible for managing all external communications to the media about what the organisation is doing. The programmes of work are extremely large in terms of scope and influence on the way in which the UK consumes energy. Responsibilities for the External Communications Manager/External Media Manager (Communications, Media): Mapping relevant stakeholders and journalists Planning and executing engagement with the media and the organisations target stakeholder audiences Building close relationships with key influencers Collecting useful audience intelligence and sharing with senior officials in the business Maintaining the company narrative and messages based on data and campaign phasing Advising senior spokespeople, including the executive board on our communications plans Speech writing Event management, including keynote speech appearances and attendance at conferences Business thought leadership Experience for the External Communications Manager/External Media Manager (Communications, Media): Proven strategic engagement/communications experience at a senior level in a B2B or agency...