The Drum Jobs 31 July 2015 14:02:28 +0000 Freelance eCommerce Photographers Footasylum have immediate vacancies for experienced and gifted freelance studio photographers with experience in the fashion sector. The role will include model, mannequin, styled still and cut-photography. Photographers with experience of social media photography would be warmly welcome. The role will be based at Footasylum's new built studio in Heywood, Greater Manchester. Car ownership to reach the site is a necessity. Please send day rate Information, availability, CVs and relevant portfolios.  30 July 2015 14:02:59 +0000 eCommerce Retouchers Footasylum ecommerce photography studio is looking to add to its bank of highly skilled permanent and freelance retouchers. A brilliant eye for detail and highly developed retouch skills are required for this incredibly busy and growing team.  30 July 2015 14:02:19 +0000 Creative Artworkers Footasylum is in need of an artworking genius with experience in retail schematics to aid the delivery of all its retail and campaign creation needs. The brand is looking for someone with a great eye for detail and experience in print and online. 30 July 2015 13:01:49 +0000 Graphic Designer Footasylum is looking to add to its team of sneaker-addicted graphic designers. Experience in the retail sector is preferred but don’t apply unless you are infatuated by world street culture, contemporary design and searching for the new. The brand expects a high-level of competence in all areas of graphic design and is especially interested in those sneak-freaks with 3D skills.   30 July 2015 13:01:13 +0000 Senior Creative Footasylum creative team is growing and the brand is looking for experienced seniors to lead the concept and completion process as well as oversee creative studio traffic. Experience in retail is expected and a deep knowledge and passion for street culture a must. A background in presenting ideas to a high level and managing a diverse team of creatives is preferred as well as knowledge of print procurement. 27 July 2015 12:12:50 +0000 Design Director Design Director Manchester This is an excellent opportunity for to join a Manchester-based design and marketing agency with a track record in providing strategically-focussed design that delivers real results. They are looking for an experienced Design Director to help drive and elevate the creative output of the design team, both by the quality of their own creative work and their ability to shape and nurture the creative ideas of the team. You will be working closely with the Creative Director and be involved in hands-on with the creation and development of brand and design solutions, pro-actively developing and managing projects to a planned budget and high standard, overseeing all aspects of the design process from concept to completion and ensuring that the creative output matches the client's brief and company’s standards delivering complete client satisfaction. As a senior member of the team you will be a main focal point for the agency, attending client meetings and fostering strong relationships with client companies. You will input into the strategic direction of the team and will also be responsible for influencing and motivating the Design Team, encouraging them to strive for improvement and be committed to their development within the company.   You will need a track record in understanding, developing and implementing brands and a creative skill set that includes a use of a wide range of media, particularly in the digital/interactive realm. You will need to be a naturally innovative strategic thinker and be highly self motivated, with... 23 July 2015 09:09:40 +0000 Mid Weight Designers The role As a Mid Weight Designer you will: Be an exceptional, highly creative graphic designer with an eye for detail and a passion for design. Be a conceptual thinker with a portfolio that demonstrates creativity and effectiveness. Be a great all rounder, as comfortable creating brand guidelines and reports as creative concepts and illustrations. Have an excellent knowledge of Indesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. Be able to deliver design jobs efficiently to budget and timetable. Be able to communicate and present your work effectively to clients and our account team. Be comfortable either working on your own or as part of a team. The person Our policy is to only recruit candidates who add more to our company than we already have. As a minimum, you must meet the following criteria: A first class graphic designer with 2+ years experience. A varied portfolio including packaging, brand identity and retail design (illustration experience would be a bonus). Ability to progress your working scamps to presentation quality marker visuals is essential. A clear commercial focus and a strong understanding of our clients businesses. Very intelligent, no bullshit, ambitious and proactive. 20 July 2015 11:11:38 +0000 Designer Designer   Think creates award-winning print and digital content for a range of clients including Historic Scotland, Royal Society of Biology, Royal Photographic Society and the National Trust for Scotland.   A vacancy has arisen within the team for a designer working primarily on magazine content. This is vital role in our busy in-house design studio, working on magazine layouts, brochures and online graphics, creating both editorial and advertising layouts for the broad range of titles within the Think portfolio. You will be creative, conscientious and able to remain calm under pressure.   You should be able to work as part of a team, problem solve efficiently and effectively and above all be able to multi-task.   It is essential that you have advanced knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator in a Mac environment. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years’ design experience in a publishing setting.   Salary £20,000 – £27,000 DOE   Send you CV and examples of recent work to: John  Innes 0794 1717443 @thinkjohninnes   17 July 2015 12:12:33 +0000 Junior Designer Great opportunity to join a thriving independant agency in Birmingham.  This agency over the last year have won some amazing clients and are now looking to add a junior designer to their award winning team. This is a rare opportunity so get in touch ASAP 17 July 2015 11:11:16 +0000 HIghtly Creative Designer - Hampshire Can your Portolio make the Creative Director say "WOW - I WISH I'D THOUGHT OF THAT!" ?? An exciting position is available for a highly creative Graphic Designer with true flair and creativity within the studio of a multi award winning advertising agency based in Hampshire that work with major Pharmaceutical & Healthcare clients. This agency benefits from being part of an agency group with offices in New York and many other countries around the world. Successful and ambitious, they work at the forefront of pharmaceutical and medical advertising, promotion and education (both traditionally and digitally). They have a great studio environment to work in, with a highly professional but warm and friendly atmosphere. They would be very interested to hear from applicants with at least 2 to 3 years’ experience that might fit the following description: The ability to bring flair and bucket-loads of creativity to everything you do – from ongoing brand work to completely new campaigns and pitch presentations. This role covers print and digital, so the ability to think and create design work across both media is essential. Experience of producing artwork for print would be very helpful. A massive talent with Illustrator and Photoshop - InDesign a must. Experience with programs like Cinema 4D would be an advantage. Also: •    Energetic and versatile with a can-do attitude •    Good inter-personal skills •    Intelligent, focused, professional and very creative!!... 16 July 2015 18:06:18 +0000 Designer Extraordinary opportunity for a talented Designer to be involved with both client-side and agency life in a very unique role! This award winning agency produce game-changing creative ideas within their sector so to be considered your portfolio must demonstrate remarkable conceptual thinking. But it’s not just about the concepts – it’s a hands-on role so you’ll need to be as comfortable coming up with a concept, as you are seeing this through to final design and artwork. You’ll need to be an exceptional creative thinker with a keen eye for detail. You will also be required to get involved in marketing projects that require a broader range of skills, such as database management, website updates via CMS, App development and statistical reporting – you must be willing to roll your sleeves up and get stuck in with any task at hand. It goes without saying that you’ll be fully conversant with Adobe Creative Suite, Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop in particular - plus Quark, although this isn't essential. It’s important that you can demonstrate experience with digital, print work and a proven background in a similar role. Above all, you must have an obvious passion for design that really stands out! If this sounds like the perfect fit for you then don’t delay, get your CV to us today! 10 July 2015 14:02:12 +0000 Middleweight Graphic Designer Overview If you’re a talented designer with lots of ideas and a bit of experience under your belt, here’s your opportunity to join a successful agency with over 25 years experience and a portfolio of exciting clients. Our agency enjoys a great studio atmosphere with designers able to work across a range of disciplines, including creative concepts, illustration, typography and copywriting. We expect you to be versatile, self-motivated and - of course - have a good sense of humour! We’re looking for someone who Has a minimum of 3 years agency experience Is confident working in both print-based and digital design Knows Adobe Creative Suite like the back of their hand Has strong communication skills Can interpret design briefs and create original concepts Has a keen eye for detail and can prepare artwork for print – brochures, leaflets, exhibition graphics and advertising Enjoys working across a wide spectrum of accounts Works well as part of a team in a busy studio Meets tight deadlines and can move easily between projects Can work in Microsoft Office even though you wish you couldn’t This is a great opportunity to join a fantastic, progressive agency and be part of some exciting projects. Up to the challenge? To apply for this position, please send your CV (stating your current salary) and portfolio to 09 July 2015 16:04:56 +0000 UX Designer WANTED: highly skilled Lead UX Designer with multi-platform design experience. This team have achieved an outstanding reputation for delivering innovative, high quality results to clients. A transparent and analytical approach, combined with outstanding account management has helped them establish an enviable market position. Offering a full range of digital marketing services, they support all forms of social media, website build and development including SEO and PPC, outdoor display and MOMA award-nominated App design and development. The user is at the heart of their design solution. User journeys, wireframes and clickable prototypes play a key role in shaping the right solution for their clients. If successful, you will be responsible for developing, delivering and reporting on strategic campaigns to improve clients’ conversion rates and user experience. Naturally, you will be an experienced UX specialist with a passion for conversion optimisation, a strong strategic and commercial aptitude and an ability to think creatively. It will be your responsibility to design CRO and MVT campaigns using user centric design tools/techniques, concept design, scenarios, user requirements/journeys, personas, wireframes and prototypes. These campaigns will be implemented across multiple platforms and devices (desktop, tablet, mobile). You will of course ensure all campaigns have appropriate tracking so results can be accurately recorded and interpreted; this will enable you to conduct reports providing actionable insights on impact/results, KPIs and ROI. You will then use... 07 July 2015 10:10:43 +0000 Brand Strategy Manager Brand Strategy Manager British Airways Heathrow, West London Competitive salary   An iconic global brand that recently won both the UK’s Consumer and Business Superbrand - British Airways is the perfect place for an experienced brand marketer to shape the future direction of the BA brand in our key global markets.   Working within our Customer directorate, you’ll be responsible for defining the brand strategy and core propositions across the Masterbrand, as well as key customer segments and product groups (e.g. First, Club World). We’ll also rely on you to make sure all activity delivers our brand promise and drives superior business results.   Gathering, synthesising and interpreting the full range of insight – customer, commercial and competitor - will be key to your success, as will developing robust brand plans to support both annual and five year business plans. And, when it comes to motivating, leading and performance-managing teams of executives, again, we’ll expect you to come up trumps. Working with Brand Communications colleagues to develop integrated plans; briefing the Experience Design team on future customer experience developments and setting the direction for exploiting new social media opportunities – you’ll do all of this, and more.   To make the role yours, you’ll need proven experience of developing brand strategies, territories and positioning and translating them into propositions that add customer value. We’ll also be looking for a track record gained... 07 July 2015 10:10:13 +0000 Customer Experience Design Executive Experience Design Executive British Airways Heathrow, West London Competitive salary   An iconic global brand that recently won both the UK’s Consumer and Business Superbrand - British Airways is a place where creating customer experiences that bring customers back again and again is vital. So, if you're ready to support the definition of a vision and strategy for the BA customer experience across all journey touch points, you’re in the right place.   Joining our Customer Directorate, you’ll bring change to the future customer experience and support the commercial case for new products and services that drive brand differentiation and business performance. Along the way, you’ll manage a range of customer experience development projects across short, mid and long-term innovation up to specification definition and business case approval.   We’ll rely on you to acquire and summarise information/intelligence (customer, market, technology, economic factors, etc.) through a variety of sources to stimulate ideas and develop insight. Mapping design of the end-to-end customer experience; specifying, developing and testing conceptual prototypes that bring ideas to life and directing development of design work with agencies – all are aspects of this challenging role.   As well as knowing what’s involved in getting from initial insights through to a fully specified proposition, you have a sound understanding of marketing built up through academic studies and/or practical experience. You're also... 07 July 2015 10:10:58 +0000 Customer Experience Design Manager Experience Design Manager British Airways Heathrow, West London Competitive salary   Experience creates memories, and this role is all about creating great ones that will keep bringing customers back to British Airways - an iconic global brand and winner of Superbrands 2015, number 1 in both Consumer and Business Superbrand. So, if you’re ready to define the vision and strategy for the BA customer experience journey across all journey touchpoints and create and lead an innovation programme to deliver that vision, read on.   A key member of our Customer Directorate, you’ll be responsible for a new product and service development portfolio that will drive brand differentiation and business performance. You’ll also lead the cross-functional innovation process up to specification definition, develop the specification for new product/service propositions and build business cases that have buy-in from all key stakeholders.   Gathering, synthesising and interpreting insight – customer research, competitor benchmarking, feedback from sales and delivery areas etc. - will be important too. We’ll also rely on you to motivate, lead and performance manage teams of executives too, And, when it comes to seeking to step change the customer experience by driving a more innovative approach to product and service development and embedding it in the wider organisation, again, it's you we'll turn to.   An experienced people manager with a sound understanding of the travel industry, you’re used to developing... 06 July 2015 15:03:04 +0000 Art Director We have an exciting new role for an Art Director within a local Cardiff Company within the property sector. Having rebranded within the last four years, you will have the opportunity to create and foster this developing brand. We continually strive to keep our brand modern and relevant and having broken the industry mould we are happy to keep pushing to keep us at the forefront.  You’ll need to have a creative background backed up with a folio of creative work that you have nurtured from concept to completion. As an Art Director you will be highly skilled taking, questioning and understanding briefs. You will be practiced at producing design for a range of medium including print, web, editorial, billboard etc You will be conscientious and able to work under your own initiative whilst managing workloads and company deadlines. You will be able to convey and manage instructions to other junior designers where needed.   Key responsibilities Drive creativity – You will work closely with Company Directors and Senior management to look to produce engaging designs that help deliver against their vision for the company. Hands on creation and development of brand solutions, from idea to final execution. Present concepts – You will be comfortable in presenting and communicating ideas. Organise design across different medium – Oversee the creation of joined up creative campaigns, supporting content production for each relevant medium within designated timeframes. Brand protection – You will ensure that the look and feel of... 06 July 2015 13:01:28 +0000 HTML5 / Flash Designer & Developer West Midlands based Digital/Technology agency are seeking an HTML5 / Flash Designer & Developer to join a growing and dynamic team. Based near Birmingham this is leading Digital/Technology business with an enviable client list across are looking for a highly creative Senior Digital Designer with HTML5 / Flash Design & Development skills to join their team. The successful candidate will have a Flash/Rich Media background that has since transitioned their existing skill set to HTML 5 animation. You will also have a portfolio to prove your past experience. You will be responsible for creating versatile designs across Flash and HTML banners and rich media display ranging from custom take overs, expandable banners, sync ads, overlays video and standard formats as well as video production using Adobe Edge, After Effects, Premier, Google Web Builder/Designer and Final Cut. You should also have experience working independently or in a team. As the ability to multi-task is essential to this role, excellent interpersonal skills and time management are essential. In this this role will be working closely with the head of Rich Media and Head of Digital Mandatory Skills • HTML 5 animation • HTML 5 editing tools • Video production Desirable Skills: • Flash • AS2/AS3 • Ad platforms (MediaMind, DoubleClick, FlashTalking) Software Experience Mandatory • Animation  - HTML 5  - Adobe Edge  - Adobe Dreamweaver  - Photoshop  - InDesign • Video  - Adobe After Effects... 01 August 2015 08:08:18 +0000 Social Media Coordinator Description: Due to the increase in success of marketing through social media A1 Personnel are looking to recruit a graduate who is able to manage all social media advertising. Relevant qualifications must be held in a relevant subject, also candidates must have experience of: Facebook Twitter Linkedin HTML knowledge and basic Wordpress skillswould be beneficial but not a necessity. This is an exciting opportunity to help build our digital foot print and add value to an expanding business. Please forward CVs to and include any available links to examples of work that can be viewed online. Job Category: Office and Management Contract: Permanent 31 July 2015 18:06:35 +0000 Visual/UI Designer - London I have a well-established client in the finance sector based in Central London looking a Visual/UI Designer to help support the creative team. When joining the team you will be responsible for developing and producing graphical elements of Digital user interfaces with on-going support from more senior members of the interaction design team. They are looking for a creative thinker to work across the brand on a variety of new and exciting projects across all platforms; mobile, tablet and desktop.   Skill and Knowledge Creating a positive client/customer experience by ensuring all interactions within the team are managed professionally Creative flair / imagination in producing customer-facing designs. Proactive in solving problems effectively, using multiple sources of factual information Excellent verbal and written communication. Ability to guide and persuade others Taking initiative to effectively partner and collaborate across the organisation and externally to drive performance A clear understanding of branding, strategic and marketing considerations, particularly in the digital arena Demonstrable ability to deliver high quality design artefacts through previous examples of work.   To be considered for this fantastic opportunity, please email your up to date  portfolio and CV  to . If you wish to discuss the role in more detail, please don't hesitate to call -  0161 416 6610 . 31 July 2015 18:06:10 +0000 Conceptual Designer Conceptual Designer, Design Agency, Birmingham, Competitive Salary, Perm, ASAP Blue Skies Marketing Recruitment is looking for a very talented Conceptual Designer to join an award winning agency based in the city of Birmingham making it easily reachable by car and public transport from Warwickshire, Coventry, Rugby, Worcestershire, and Staffordshire. This agency is growing very rapidly and is expanding their studio team to meet demand from their new clients that have come on board. Working within an open plan, hardworking and dedicated team you will work within one of their committed project teams, alongside other creatives and project managers working on a range of clients from FTSE 100 and 250. This award winning agency is looking for a Designer who is an out and out conceptual creative who lives and breathes creativity inside and outside of the office. I am looking for an innovator, someone who is full of new and engaging ideas across both print and digital and you must have experience across branding. You must also be a wonderful communicator as you will be pitching your ideas to clients on a regular basis and you will have constant contact throughout the process. You will need to present a portfolio full of engaging and creative design ranging from websites and publications showcasing a creative flair that is the envy of other designers. You must showcase excellent typography and branidng to which you have rolled it out onto several different touch points.You must have previous experience within an agency environment and have at least 5 years experience.... 31 July 2015 17:05:38 +0000 Senior Designer (x 2) Become the best of the best! Multi award winning agency need talented Designers to bolster their Creative teams. This agency creates compelling brand stories across multiple touch points.  They constantly strive to produce beautiful work that makes a difference.  31 July 2015 17:05:12 +0000 Web Designer/Front End - Lancashire Are you a web designer looking for a new challenge, able to take ideas through from design through to development? Looking to run the creative team going forward? Then this is the ideal role for you based in Lancashire. As the studio designer you will be responsible for leading the design and development of the group’s digital presence, across four or more brands. You will be responsible for the development of user interface design across desktop, mobile and app ; acting as an internal champion for user experience . You will work closely with the Web Conversion Manager, Online Marketing Manager, marketing, commercial and merchandising teams to ensure maximum sales and margin are achieved. You should be self-motivated and capable of working independently, as well as leading, and be able to interact at all levels within industry with an innovative approach. HTML, Javascript, PHP experience is essential. A positive attitude and pride in your work, showing attention to detail and quality control are important.   Key Responsibilities In conjunction with Web Conversion Manager, define and implement the strategy that has been aligned to the business goals and objectives. Using best practice techniques to ensure the strategy is translated into tangible action Make significant contribution to the conversion rate optimisation programme. Manage the design process for website, mobile and app development, including wireframing and style sheets. To be considered for this fantastic opportunity, please email your up to date portfolio and CV to ... 31 July 2015 16:04:44 +0000 Senior Web Designer - London A fantastic opportunity for an Senior   Web/UI/Digital designer to grow and develop in a dynamic team environment for a well-established online brand. They are looking for a designer that is passionate about design, have creative flair and be able to deliver excellent digital/design execution with great attention to detail. Day to day activities will involve producing high quality web pages across mobile/tablet/desktop by working alongside the UX team and development team. Other responsibilities will involve developing innovative campaign designs/ideas for display advertising, email marketing and direct mail. You will also be involved in creating high quality marketing materials for both internal and external usage.   Skills/Experience: Min 5 years ’ experience as a designer either agency side or client side. Excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative suite and Sketch (desirable). Good drawing and sketching skills for ideas generation and web page mock-ups as well as being comfortable sketching ideas and concepts or brainstorming marketing ideas on paper. Excellent practical design skills, awareness of layout, colour, fonts etc. Previous wire-framing understand/experience. Confident and clear communicator to get ideas across to senior team members.   To be considered for this fantastic opportunity, please email your up to date portfolio and CV to . If you wish to discuss the role in more detail, please don't hesitate to call -  0161 416 6610 31 July 2015 16:04:26 +0000 Artworker Do you want to make a difference to the lives of people in Manchester? M-Four is Manchester City Council’s in-house communications agency. We produce high-profile campaigns for a range of organisations across Greater Manchester. Our campaigns vary from raising awareness of sexual health to promoting the Christmas Markets and many more. Find out more about us at We are looking for an experienced Artworker to join our award-winning studio. The successful candidate will: Have in-depth Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign expertise ; Possess excellent typographical skills; Have two years experience in a similar role; Will have an excellent eye for detail; Ideally be educated to degree level. The M-Four studio is a fast paced environment and our team is required to manage a varied workload on a day-to-day basis. To assist in this process, we provide employees with access to top of the range kit and software to encourage the growth and development of talent. If you have passion for the work you produce, want to work in a lively, hard-working environment and are confident that you can hit the ground running then this could be an ideal opportunity for you. To apply, please complete the online application form and ensure that you upload relevant samples of your work to support your application.