The Drum Jobs 23 August 2016 14:02:10 +0000 Artworker - Tamworth, Staffordshire International Packaging Design and Production company are seeking an experienced Artworker to produce artwork across a range of boxes and cartons, blister packs, labels and other printed material. You'll be based in their studio in Tamworth, Staffordshire working within the artwork production team. Excellent skills with the latest Adobe Creative Suite, especially Illustrator will be essential, along with knowledge of packaging artworking techniques. Knowledge of working with creative guidelines already laid down will be required, making amends, using your initiative and creating new layouts and designs across a range of boxes and cartons, blister packs and labels. As with all artworking roles excellent attention to detail and the ability to work accurately at speed is key. Key Responsibilities: •    Accurately create artwork for client, following client’s brand guidelines or design requirements, with the ability to create multilingual artwork whilst maintaining consistency across the complete range.   •    Ensure that all work is completed to client guidelines and to the standards outlined in the process and procedures •    Ensure artwork interpretation is achievable within print production constraints. •    Prepare accurate artworks from approved design and brief •    Ensure client guidelines are followed •    Roll-out artwork across complicated multilingual packs from translation documents •    Ability to... 18 August 2016 14:02:45 +0000 Graphic Designer/Digital Designer - Worcestershire This established Creative and Marketing agency who specialise in PR & Social Media, Creative Design, Digital Marketing are seeking a Creative Graphic Designer/Digital Designer to work a 50/50 split across design for print and digital. On the Graphic Design side you will need at least a few years agency experience in design for print. On the Digital side you will need a similar level of knowledge in front end web design. You will need to be a fast, efficient and reliable creative designer who can interpret a brief direct from a client, creative director or account director. You need to be able to produce original and innovative concepts and designs. Complete with accurate artwork skills with the ability to prepare artwork for print or digital. The role will suit someone who is confident to be involved at the conceptual stage of a project and happy to be client facing from time-to-time. The skills needed for the Graphic Design side are: • 2 to 3 years design agency experience. • Excellent skills with the Adobe creative suite crucially Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat. • The ability to interpret a design brief • Graphic design experience across print media • The ability to prepare artwork for print. The skills needed for the Digital Design side are: • Experience with layout, typography, web fonts, grid systems and interaction principles • Good understanding of responsive design and how to optimise design and layout across all devices – mobile, tablet, desktop. • Ability to identify headline... 16 August 2016 12:12:38 +0000 Front End Web Designer - Creative Agency, Bedfordshire This young, energetic creative & digital agency based in an idylic studio in Bedfordshire are looking to rapidly expand their team. As part of big plans they need to recruit a highly skilled Front End Web Designer. They are looking for a Front End Web Designer with Wordpress, HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript skills to work as part of the in-house development team in a fantastic countryside setting in Bedforshire. Job responsibilities     •    Bringing design concepts to life using Wordpress, HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript     •    Working closely with the design team     •    Awareness of industry trends     •    Working as the sole developer or as part of a team. Essential skills     •    Excellent Wordpress skills     •    Great responsive HTML5/CSS3 skills.     •    A strong front-end portfolio.     •    Creative coding, showing clever solutions to difficult problems.     •    Excellent understanding of usability and design patterns.     •    Solid understanding of JavaScript .     •    Excellent communication, organisation and time management skills. Junior and senior Candidates are welcome to apply as long as you can demonstrate excellent Front End Web Design skills. If this sounds... 16 August 2016 12:12:06 +0000 Senior Creative Designer - Top Branding Agency, Leicester Established and well respected Branding Agency based in Leicester are looking to recruit first class Senior Creative Designer with a stand-out portfolio. The Agency Established since the 1980’s this award winning Agency work across all forms of media and have a talented and passionate creative team. Their client list includes household names and blue chip companies. They are seeking a  Senior Creative Designer who’s passionate about the design process with a stand-out portfolio. The Role: •    Are you a Senior Creative Designer looking for a new challenge? •    It’s an opportunity to make your mark at a top branding agency •    You need to be a confident, effective communicator who’s passionate about the design process •    Be able to lead major design projects for big named brands •    An experienced conceptual thinker with excellent copywriting skills •    Be able to liaise with studio teams, clients and suppliers The Person: •    Have between 7-9 years of experience in the graphic design industry •    A first class graphic designer with a stand-out portfolio •    Lives and breathes design •    Can hold their own in a fast-paced creative studio •    Needs to add something different to our team – is that you? •    An excellent all-rounder, able to drive design projects... 16 August 2016 12:12:07 +0000 Creative Designer - Birmingham Birmingham based Creative Agency are seeking a Creative Designer to join their growing agency who can produce original and innovative concepts and designs to the highest standard. They are looking for a balanced all-round Creative Designer – an excellent idea generator with the confidence to come in, find their place within the team and hit the ground running. You’ll need to be a real ‘do-er’ who won’t be fazed when faced with a new project and will add their own magic to deliver great solutions. This individual must very quickly command the trust of both studio and account teams.   Job Description:   • Execute day to day project tasks; Produce original and innovative concepts, designs and visuals to the highest standard.   • Take briefs from Creative Director, Senior Creatives and members of the account team and execute accordingly.   • Develop, guide and inspire more junior creatives   • Effectively communicate upwards and with other agency counterparts   • Understand the internal and external influences affecting clients’ business   • Able to clearly articulate creative rationale behind concepts/proposals   • Demonstrate an understanding of the following criteria within each brief.  – Creative direction  – Project tasks and deadlines  – An understanding of clients’ marketplace  – An understanding of artwork/production constraints   • Individual should also develop relationships with... 16 August 2016 12:12:21 +0000 Artworker - Creative Agency, Worcestershire Worcester based Creative Agency are currently looking for an Artworker to join their team.  You’ll be working across a range of print, advertising and onlne projects. They are seeking an Artworker with all the usual mac skills – InDesign/Illustrator/Photoshop, plus an understanding of digital in the form of animated banners/MPU’s etc. You will be preparing artwork for publication of one sort or another – fast turnaround press ads, literature, sometimes technical literature, display/exhibition work and increasingly artwork for digital. Essential skills required: • Previous experience in a similar Artworker role, either working within a team or independently • Broad range of technical skills to create high quality artwork for online and print • 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. Artworker Worcestershire c£25k 12 August 2016 12:12:09 +0000 Design Manager Design Manager Gibraltar £65-70k If you’re a Senior Creative looking for a new challenge, how about working for a marketing leading gaming company based in sunny Gibraltar! We need an experienced Design Manager to oversee and inspire an in-house team of up to 12 designers, ensuring the creation of top quality online and offline campaigns for all marketing channels. You will be the driving force in defining the visual style and design of all marketing communications and design, generating strong creative concepts and ideas that work effectively and are on brand. You will work with a number of internal stakeholders as well as colleagues across Production, UX, UI and Development teams, so you should be a real team player able to develop strong relationships. You will need to be a talented Senior Designer with significant management and leadership experience in a busy creative environment, as well as experience of working on brands in the gaming or sports sectors. There is a generous relocation package on offer as well as top class benefits. M7823 11 August 2016 17:05:12 +0000 Senior Designer An independent and highly creative Manchester agency is looking for a versatile and highly creative senior designer. That’s where YOU come in. Already a senior designer, you’ll be full of fresh, original creative ideas. Ideas that work, and that work across all channels. Ideas that win awards and help clients achieve their marketing and commercial objectives. You’ll be hands-on, but also able to manage. You’ll also be smart. And commercial. And (very) ambitious. And you’ll be a real team player, with a collaborative working style. Someone who fully engages with (and inspires) clients and colleagues alike. And you’ll be ready for a new challenge – a real one. So get in touch – ASAP. Call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to 11 August 2016 16:04:22 +0000 Contract Web Designer (HTML, CSS) 7 Week Contract Web Designer (HTML, CSS)            Location: Hyde Day Rate: Negotiable About the Web Designer role Our client is a leading educational business based in Hyde. They have recently gone under a digital transformation and launched an ecommerce site that has caused a major surge in business and they are currently under a lot of strain to get the work done. They are looking for a Web Designer with HTML, CSS coding skills to work in their office full time for 7 weeks, designing and building emails, web banners and landing pages. Easily commutable from Manchester, Stockport, Preston and Bolton. Essential Skills ·         Adobe Creative Suite ·         HTML, CSS ·         Experience working within ecommerce advantageous What to do next If this role ticks all the right boxes and you would like to find out more. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch Or call me on 0161 238 6700.  03 August 2016 15:03:59 +0000 Account Director Incredibly rare opportunity for a packaging-focused Account Director to join a London agency renowned for their creativity, whip smart thinking and collaborative culture.  The Agency: The Great & The Good are working on behalf of a lovely London-based design agency. For over two decades, this highly creative shop has produced outstanding work for a range of consumer brands. Specialising in packaging and brand identity projects, more recently the agency has expanded their remit to include advertising, in-store and digital work. What sets this company apart however is that they are not just creatively brilliant and strategically outstanding but they are also a business which truly values their people. There is an indisputable air of collaboration which pervades the agency. They have therefore been able to attract super smart talent and ensure that staff turnover is kept incredibly low. The Role: Working with a number of premium consumer brands, this London-based Account Director role offers the opportunity to learn from some of the industry’s brightest minds. You will lead the relationships with your accounts and as such will: Show off your strategic flair Advise your clients to achieve their objectives Manage two awesome Account Managers Gain experience beyond packaging projects (digital, social, print, etc.) You: Are probably already working in a creative agency and - as a proven Account Director - you will have: Strong experience of packaging projects for consumer brands Managed a team Picked apart client briefs to get to the... 23 August 2016 23:11:31 +0000 PPC Account Manager Role: PPC Account Manager Location: London Westminster Salary: £26k - £35k Job Type: Permanent Due to further expansion, my client, a global digital marketing agency are looking for 4 enthusiastic PPC Account Manager to join their dynamic team based in London Westminster The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following skills/experience: • At least 2 years experience in delivering PPC campaigns in an agency environment; • Solid understanding of PPC and highly capable from a technical perspective; • Demonstrable experience in managing performance focused (revenue and conversations) PPC accounts, preferably with experience in the retail and travel sectors; • Previous experience handling campaign spends upwards of £100k per month; • Proven experience in delivering high quality account management, working to monthly deadlines and adhering to budgets; • Advanced user of Excel, including functions suck as vlookups, pivot tables, etc.; • Experience managing, motivating and developing a small team. • You will likely be an experienced Account Manager already or at least a Senior Account Executive looking to make the next step in their career. Candidates with additional language skills in German, Spanish, French, Italian and Arabic would be highly sought after. Other languages such as Dutch, Danish, Swedish and Finnish would also be an advantage. However if English is the only language the candidate can offer this is ok too. This is a great role for the right candidate, so if you meet all the criteria above, please apply... 23 August 2016 23:11:31 +0000 SEO (search engine optimsation) Manager Role: SEO (search engine optimisation) Manager Location: Redruth, Cornwall Job Type: Permanent Salary: £25k - £30k My client, an international design agency are looking for a SEO Manager to join their dynamic team of digital marketing professionals at their prestigious Redruth offices in Cornwall. The successful candidate will have advanced technical SEO skills, who are able to provide detailed client consultation with multiple clients and technical teams. You will be responsible for the development and deployment of search engine optimisation strategies on several large and small scale SEO projects working for a variety of interesting clients. You will possess excellent client communications skills and be confident dealing directly with our international client list. You will provide leadership for SEO and content executives and have solid management capabilities. The successful candidate will be able to display the following skills/experience: Passionate and knowledgeable about SEO and its contribution to the overall digital marketing mix; At least 2-3 years SEO experience in a deeply technical SEO role (agency or client-side); International SEO experience (Geo-targeting & HREF lang sitemaps); Knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Structured data (website development experience would be a big plus); Experience in website analysis including Google Analytics (as a minimum) - GAIQ certified would be a bonus, Commscore, Adobe Site Catalyst; Must have proven track record in managing, developing and leading a team; Strong client facing skills as... 23 August 2016 23:11:31 +0000 Digital Advert Trafficker Role: Digital Advert Trafficker Location: London Salary: £25k - £35k Job Type: Permanent My client, a global digital marketing agency are looking for a highly experienced Ad Trafficker to join their dynamic team of digital marketing professionals at their offices in London. The successful candidate will have at least 1-2 years' experience in an ad trafficker role and be able to demonstrate a solid understanding of web trafficking and use of a range of ad serving tools/software. This role will work primarily in their established Display channel; however there is scope to develop across their PPC and Affiliate channels, so this would suit a candidate who is keen to develop their digital skills further. An analytical mind, the ability to think strategically and problem solving skills are a must. You should have good documentation skills, demonstrate excellent attention to detail and possess the ability to converse well with others, providing consultation, support and feedback to clients and team members in a clear and understandable way. This is a great role for the right candidate, so if you meet all the criteria above, please apply now! 23 August 2016 23:11:31 +0000 PPC Account Executive Role: PPC Account Executive Location: London Westminster Salary: Circa £20,000 - £26,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits (see below). Due to further expansion, my client, an international design agency are looking for 3 enthusiastic PPC Account Executive's to join the team of digital marketing professionals their our prestigious London Westminster offices. My client are in need of candidates who can demonstrate the following skills/experience: • Ideally demonstrate previous experience in administering paid media accounts with budgets over £50k per month; • Ideally have solid prior experience administering performance focused (revenue and conversations) PPC accounts, preferably with experience in the retail and travel sectors; • Must have an interest in and understanding of PPC; • Must be fluent in English; • Must have a proficient knowledge of excel (Vlookups, If statements, pivot tables, calculated fields within pivot tables, weighted averages and using filters); Candidates with additional language skills in German, Spanish, French, Italian and Arabic would be highly sought after. Other languages such as Dutch, Danish, Swedish and Finnish would also be an advantage. However if English is the only language the candidate can offer this is ok too. If this role does sound of interest to you, please do not hesitate to apply now! 23 August 2016 16:04:49 +0000 Senior Designer/Creative Manager Our client based in North Manchester are well established in house automotive solutions company. Established in 2003 the company has over 70 members of staff and has experienced significant market growth over the years. Turnover within the company has doubled in recent years. Its an incredibly successful, niche business. Based within their purpose built offices in North Manchester, its a really nice environment with a fantastic culture. This company are all about its people and each employee will receive a personalised training programme to assist each individual with their development and career goals. You will play a key part as the company restructures its marketing team. This newly created role is effectively a Senior Designer/Creative Manager role, you will lead the Creative Team consisting of around 4 people. You will help drive and deliver the design solutions that have a high visual impact with the ability to listen, interpret and understand the clients needs before making design decisions and recommendations. Working across a wide range of print and digital disciplines, you will be producing creative materials that apply the relevant client brand guidelines. The role is hands on - don’t worry, not too much admin and direct reports to fill out. This will be about core management principles but mainly managing, mentoring and bringing out the best in the creative team, whilst also utilising your ability on the MAC and creating visually stunning communication across a range of media formats. This is a very exciting, newly... 23 August 2016 16:04:26 +0000 Digital Design Director Pure Play Boutique Creative Agency We are looking for a handson problem solving and passionate Design Director to lead our team of UXand UI designers. You will be able to think conceptually, articulate briefs for your team and presentations for the clients, organise the work in your team and track progress with regular reviews. Attention for details is top priority for this role: we are always proud of the work we deliver. This role could also suit a Senior Digital Designer wanting to make that step up. You will be an inspiring leader and a mentor for the junior members of the team, always keen to bring fresh ideas to the table. You will also have the opportunity to work on hybrid projects with motion graphic designers, your responsibility will be to bridge ideas between your team and the Motion Graphic team. Skills and experience: ● Strong leadership skills ● Selfmotivated and keen to push the boundaries ● Able to work effectively on multiple projects at any one time ● Excellent clientfacing and presentation skills ● Keen to embrace and improve the Uber design process ● Extensive experience with responsive web projects ● Good understanding of UX techniques ● Knowledge of modern UI prototyping processes (Sketch and Invision are a must) 23 August 2016 15:03:16 +0000 Midweight 3D Designer Our client is an award winning creative agency who are well on their way to becoming one of the best 3D agencies to work for. They pride themselves on creating captivating and innovative projects that make their clients stand out from the competition. They are now looking for a strong Midweight 3D Designer to join their creative team and help design and visualise concepts for their on-going projects. You will need to be able to use Cinema 4D and Vectorworks to a high standard and have a minimum of 3 years experience of working in the retail sector. Apply now with your cv and portfolio. 23 August 2016 15:03:22 +0000 Graphic Designer Our client is on of the leading insurance specialists in the UK, providing a wide range of insurance to thousands and thousands of customers. The company has been established for well over 30 years, having launched a full range of additional products and services the company currently experiencing huge growth. The company are not your typical insurance broker, they have a genuine passion and culture that reflects his endearing personality to help people. The company work in collaboration with numerous charities to open doors for its customers, offering first class customer service. Based in Preston, with 50 members of staff...the office environment is fresh, vibrant and certainly not corporate. This is a newly created in-house Graphic Designer position, working with the Marketing Manager. You will be responsible for all the design related aspects, rolling out of the new brands, creation of marketing collateral, ad hoc design requests, newsletters, adverts, application forms, digital design, a wide variety of mainly print and then social media collateral. Salary is competitive, 26 days holiday, personal development programme, opportunity to grow the team and potentially lead it as the team evolves. Ideally you will at least a few years commercial experience and be comfortable working on a wide range of print material. If you have strong illustration skills, that would be an advantage too given the companies creativity. 23 August 2016 15:03:22 +0000 Junior Motion Graphics Developer Havas Lynx is a global communications agency with over 250 employees based in offices across Manchester, London and New York. As part of our Graduate Programme commencing in October 2016, we are looking for a Junior Motion Graphics Developer to join our Video and Motion team. Based in our Manchester office, this team are responsible for adding that extra special something to our projects. We work primarily in the healthcare and wellness sectors; which can be seen as a challenging market place, but the potential for reward is unrivalled – the fact we are genuinely making a difference is hugely motivating. For example, as a member of this team you could be involved in producing animations and games that help convince children to take their medication, or create motion graphics that show doctors how a drug works through interactive animation. This role will not only give you the opportunity to produce award winning work but also make a real difference to people’s lives. We are looking for someone who is passionate about producing digital experiences across a variety of platforms such as websites, mobile applications, audio-visual media and animations. You will work closely with other internal teams as a project develops; therefore we hope that you are proactive in your approach and enjoy working as part of a team. Ideally you will have recently graduated with a relevant degree (2:1 classification or higher), or you will have gained some professional experience in a similar working environment – we’re open as to your level. Successful candidates... 23 August 2016 14:02:58 +0000 Junior Graphic Designer I am working with an established retailer based in East Manchester seeking 2 talented and driven graphic designers to join their busy creative team. Based in their vast headquarters, their offices are located in a perfect location for commuting either by public transport or by car. The area is also surrounded by many amenities. With over 25 years success in the industry of home furnishings, they are growing their design team. You will be joining a very friendly and driven team consisting of a design manager and 2 senior graphic designers. There will be lots of training and development plans and allow you to grow your skills and portfolio accordingly. Their creative projects include a healthy mix of print and digital. Typical campaigns will include working on brochures, flyers and promotional campaigns and working on digital projects too; such as web graphics, emailers and banner adverts. You will be predominately using the adobe create suite and also in some projects; using MS Word and MS Excel for the artworking and layout projects. This is a great opportunity to work as part of a creative team, build your portfolio and work as part of an established brand. Successful candidates will have 1-2 years commercial experience and have a passion for design. Please apply with your CV and Portfolio asap. 21 August 2016 20:08:52 +0000 Senior Creative Designer/Developer A fast-growing creative agency requires a senior digital designer/developer with at least 5 years’ experience (website design, creative wireframing, digital content design and social) to join their highly-creative team. Working from initial brief to delivery, and utilising your undoubted creative and technical ability, you will be expected to produce ground-breaking campaigns that reflect the agency’s usual high standards, and also help clients achieve their brand objectives in a timely, effective and creative manner. This a great chance to join a top agency with a fab reputation, and to become a key member of a dynamic team. Call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949 to find out more, or send your CV to 21 August 2016 20:08:40 +0000 Senior Digital Designer A fast-growing creative agency requires a senior digital designer with at least 5 years’ experience (website design, creative wireframing, digital content design and social) to join their highly-creative team. Working closely with developers, and from initial brief to delivery, you will be expected to produce outstanding content that conforms to the agency’s usual high standards, and also helps clients achieve their brand objectives in a timely, effective and creative manner. You’ll need to have bags of creative flair, tons of ambition, commercial appreciation and a book that confirms it! This a great chance to join a top agency with a fab reputation, and to become a key member of a dynamic team.. Call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949 to find out more, or send your CV and portfolio/samples to 19 August 2016 15:03:10 +0000 Junior Designer Award winning agency based in Liverpool is looking to expand their team with a Junior Designer. You will need to be conceptually led with excellent design skills and some studio experience. You will be producing both print & digital projects across a broad spectrum of client accounts. Excellent communication skills are essential as you will be liaising directly with clients and the rest of the design team. Great opportunity to join a friendly creative team! If you with to apply for this position, please send your CV and any relevant work samples through to 19 August 2016 15:03:49 +0000 Designer Creative agency based in Liverpool is looking for a Designer to join their team. This will be a key role within the agency, which offers development and progression as the agency grows. You will need excellent creative, conceptual and design skills, along with good agency experience and be passionate about the work you produce. This is an award wining agency who deal with a variety of print & digital projects across some impressive client brands. Any additional abilities in photography or illustration would be beneficial but not essential. A great eye for design, layout and detail is essential. You will need excellent communication skills as you will be dealing directly with clients, suppliers and other team members. If you with to apply for this position, please send your CV and any relevant work samples through to 19 August 2016 14:02:25 +0000 Creative Artworker I am working with an award winning eCommerce brand in Liverpool seeking a creative artworker to join their busy design team. With over 20 years specialised in the hair and beauty sector, this client are now need a new member to work on a variety of projects; you’ll have the chance to work on projects over print and digital campaigns. The majority of the role will be focussed on print including; catalogues and brochure work with supplementary flyers and postcards. Digital projects will include web banners, email designs and marketing projects over social media channels such as Facebook and Twitter. Successful candidates will have ideally 3+ years within a retail / eCommerce sector and have a portfolio including a variety of print and digital campaigns. They are looking to hire asap, so if you’re interested please apply with your CV and Portfolio.