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20 May 2013 16:04:30 +0000Designerhttp://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/47969/Designer.htmlPocapoc Creative is a flourishing design studio, based in Glasgow’s iconic Skypark. We are looking for an extremely talented designer to join our expanding team.
You will be highly skilled in Adobe Suite, naturally! A hands-on creative who is conceptually imaginative and a sharp thinker. You'll have worked on a broad
range of projects which cross print, environments and digital. You will be confident taking projects from brief right through to delivery; you'll be happy leading as well
as contributing as part of our valued and growing team. You will have excellent client facing skills with the ability to lead in selected presentations and pitches. You should be personable, enthusiastic and very passionate.
Salary dependent on experience, talent and potential. 3 years experience required.
Please include your CV, a brand spanking portfolio and a covering letter telling us about your expectations, experiences and how you would fit in to our mix.
Email: email@example.com May 2013 11:11:35 +0000Traffic Managerhttp://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/47951/Traffic%2520Manager.htmlWe’re a Glasgow-based Creative Communications Agency and we’re looking to grow our team with the appointment of a talented Traffic Manager. As a key player within our tight-knit team of creative thinkers, you’ll be responsible for coordinating and ensuring the on time delivery of advertising and other projects, from initiation to delivery.
It also goes without saying that your attention to detail and administrative skills across all communication and media platforms will be critical.
Have a look at www.thecreativecell.com for a flavour of what we’re about and what we deliver. If you think that you can add value to what you see, then we’d love to hear from you.
Just send your application by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications: Friday 7 June 2013.
17 May 2013 16:04:34 +0000Senior Designerhttp://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/47904/Senior%2520Designer.htmlThis is an exciting opportunity for a talented Senior Designer to work with our client, a large integrated marketing and communications agency. This is a key role within the agency, and you’ll be working across their client portfolio with a wide range of well-known brands.
As Senior Designer, you will be helping to move clients forward creatively, working from concept to delivery to produce innovative and creative solutions. The role will also involve mentoring and providing support to other members of the creative team. To be considered for the role, you must be an experienced all-round Designer and Art Director, with both TTL and digital experience; you should be able to demonstrate that you can understand a client’s requirements and creatively interpret these into conceptual designs. You will also need strong commercial experience, and should be concept driven, confident at presenting, and able to liaise with and influence clients. Essentially, you must be a concept driven designer and thinker, with a portfolio that demonstrates your innovation and creativity.
This agency is looking to recruit quickly, so if you think your experience fits the bill, send your CV to email@example.com, or call Hannah Fox on 0121 355 0955 for further information. The closing date for this role is Monday 22nd April, so please ensure you apply promptly.
15 May 2013 17:05:15 +0000Graphic Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/47281/Graphic%2520Designer%2520.htmlOur client is a very successful business with an enviable brand portfolio and an aggressive growth strategy. As a result of continued expansion an exciting opportunity for a talented Designer has arisen. Working within a small and vibrant in house creative team, you will be part of a dynamic and vibrant team, working with other designers to develop the brands advertising. As a Graphic Designer, you will work across a range of projects, including DM and brochure work.
You must be fluent in Photoshop and illustrator and have a good all round knowledge of CS4. You will have an excellent eye for detail and a strong creative flair. You will be able to take a project from start to finish with help from senior members of the team, not only producing visually compelling work but commercially viable solutions. As well as the creative elements in this role you will also take responsibility for print and production; liaising with printing suppliers on costings, materials and specifications.
15 May 2013 14:02:51 +0000Junior Designerhttp://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/47261/Junior%2520Designer.htmlJunior Designer
We’re working with a leading ecommerce business, a household brand name, based in Cheshire that are looking to bring in 2 additional Junior Designers into their studio as part of their continuing growth. You’ll be supporting senior members of the design team and working across a range of different projects across both print and web design so a versatile approach and varied portfolio is important. You should be proficient in all standard software including Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign, and any other technical skills would be beneficial. Creatively strong, you should have a portfolio which shows off your conceptual ability, as well as your crafting skills, as well as a minimum of 6 months experience in a studio environment. This is an exciting fast paced role so you should have the ability to work quickly and accurately with a great eye for detail, and the commitment and drive to join a growing and dynamic business.
15 May 2013 09:09:11 +0000Head of Digitalhttp://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/47231/Head%2520of%2520Digital.htmlSomethin’ Else is the UK’s leading content design and creation company — we solve the problems of brands, broadcasters and publishers, creating things millions of people watch, listen to and play with every day. Our interactive work is internationally celebrated, including the award-winning / nominated The Nightjar, Papa Sangre, Mashtun, SuperMe, Who’s The Pest and the iPad version of Richard Dawkins’ The Magic of Reality.
Due to the growing success of our interactive team we’re now looking to recruit a Head of Digital to lead the development and sales of our commissioned work with broadcasters, advertising agencies, brands and publishers. We’re looking for someone who’s creatively driven and has strong experience of writing creative treatments, pitching and selling to clients. You’ll join a strong team and work closely with our Chief Creative Officer to deliver truly world-class ideas. You’ll be expected to generate your own leads as well as proactively lead responses to briefs as they come in.
If this is you, you’ll have an obsessive understanding of games and interaction design; you’ll be focused on quality and delivery, and you’ll be keen to work somewhere dynamic and fast-moving.
An excellent understanding of how advertisers and brands use content, especially digital media, is crucial to the role — and a good contacts book is also important.14 May 2013 16:04:34 +0000Midweight Designer - Retail & fmcg http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/47206/Midweight%2520Designer%2520-%2520Retail%2520%26%2520fmcg%2520.htmlYou will be working on key retail and fmcg accounts so experience of consumer retail brands and an understanding of the retail market is a pre requisite.
You’ll primarily be concerned with tackling briefs from a design perspective, working on all manner of visual communications from in store POS to store windows. However, you will also have the ability to think outside the box and contribute to the generation of ideas for everything from sales activations to through the line campaigns, both on existing accounts and on pitch work, and produce work on a conceptual level providing rationales for designs and creating work with a clever twist.
The nature of the work requires fast turn around – therefore we require someone who can turn jobs around fast and under pressure, with a calm and assured approach.
You will be conversant in all of the usual (CS5/6) although any experience in Dreamweaver/flash will also stand you in good stead. You will also be able to scamp ideas as we often need to present ideas in this way.
This is a friendly, fun and fast paced studio that will not only provide the successful candidate with an enjoyable working environment but also the ability to progress and develop.
Salary – up to £25k (could be more depending on experience).
14 May 2013 15:03:16 +0000Creative Web Designerhttp://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/47192/Creative%2520Web%2520Designer.htmlWe have a unique opportunity to join an organisation at the beginning of their exciting journey; you will share the experience of working as part of a lucrative £multi-million industry where our client, a specialist online retailer, is recruiting for a Creative Web Designer. This is a truly rare and unique opportunity!
We are looking for an experienced Creative Web Designer to join this growing company, where you will be based in their superb state-of-the-art HQ offices in rural Staffordshire. The Digital Designer will have a passion for digital design with smoking hot technical skills, and will be a proven talent within the field. Working on your own creatively or to an exact brief, you must be willing to push the boundaries of design and able to produce mouth-watering, pixel-perfect conceptual and creative work. With a keen eye for detail when processing images, resizing, retouching and recoloring, you will need to be well versed in website/interface design and up-to-date with the latest web trends and practices. We will also expect that you will have solid experience of using HTML and Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator etc.).
As a person you must be a self-starter and able to motivate yourself, as for now this is a standalone role. We are looking for someone who will understand both the products and the industry well and, most importantly, we want to hear from you if have a passion and flare for design, a keen eye for detail, and the desire to produce perfection. You will take pride and ownership in the work that you produce, have the ability to bring...13 May 2013 18:06:33 +0000M/W Designerhttp://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/47085/M%2FW%2520Designer.htmlFantastic Oxfordshire based agency is on the lookout for a Middleweight graphic Designer to join their increasingly successful team.
This agency produces top notch design within their sector so to be considered your portfolio must demonstrate good conceptual thinking. You’ll therefore need to be a good creative thinker and have a keen eye for detail.
But it’s not all about the concepts – as a hands-on role you’ll need to be as comfortable coming up with a concept, as you are seeing this through to final design and artwork. So it goes without saying that you’ll be fully conversant with Adobe Creative Suite, plus ideally Quark although this isn’t essential. It’s important that you can demonstrate a proven background in a similar role and a clear passion for design that creates real stand out. Any web experience would be a bonus, but we won’t hold it against you if you don’t.
If this sounds like the opportunity you’ve been waiting for then send your CV and portfolio today!
10 May 2013 15:03:17 +00003D Artisthttp://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/46968/3D%2520Artist.htmlSenior Architectural Visualisation Artist, North West, £30,000 - £40,000 pa
My client is one of the UK’s leading Architectural Visualisation companies and they are looking for a Senior Interior artist. They have built up a reputation over the past decade for producing outstanding visuals for clients world-wide.
If you are a senior artist with a wealth of industry experience, I would love to hear from you.
Please don't apply if you have 3D experience in any other area other than Architectural Visualisation, with a strong emphasis on interior images. My client only wants candidates with a portfolio that demonstrates this.
You will be working as part of a strong team and your role will require you to model, texture, light, animate, render and do the post production to a very high standard.
You should have experience using the following software:
If you feel that you meet this criteria and you could bring a wealth of experience to the team, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
Email your CV and PDF Portfolio / Website to firstname.lastname@example.org or call me on 0161 455 0055.
I look forward to hearing from you.09 May 2013 16:04:21 +0000Digital User Interface Managerhttp://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/46921/Digital%2520User%2520Interface%2520Manager.htmlDenholm’s client, a leading brand undergoing a period of transformation, is seeking a creative, digital expert with the ability to design simple and effective solutions whilst ensuring delivery on the overall strategy and experience across web interfaces e.g. mobile.
With the ever evolving area of digital, you must have specific expertise in the areas of design, testing against brand, usability and accessability standards. With a focus on internal management you will help create the journey for them by building prototypes, site maps, etc to help end users with visualisation. In addition, some of your duties will include project management, work allocation, keeping on top of their progress, looking at the results via analytics and providing input into other areas such as acquisitions and strategy.
In order to be considered for interview you must be able to demonstrate a background in leading and delivering digital user interface and experience design projects, UX proto-typing across desktop, tablet and mobile and exposure to coding e.g. HTML, CSS, etc.
If you wish to discuss further then please call our team of Marketing recruiters quoting the reference number as above.
09 May 2013 14:02:34 +0000Designerhttp://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/46899/Designer.htmlWe've expanded and we're looking for experienced Designers to join our Manchester based team. Our studio is made up of extremely strong all-rounders at a range of levels and we are want designers who are equally flexible and broad ranging in their approach to compliment the team. Ideally your portfolio will include a range of digital, print, branding and conceptual work, however if you only have experience in some of these fields then we are still interested in hearing from you.
It goes without saying that you'll also need excellent mac skills, that you're happy working as part of a busy team, flexible in your approach and confident to work with contacts both internally within the agency and externally when required. In return, we offer an excellent working environment, we're centrally located, extremely busy and your appointment will be part of planned expansion across the business as a whole. This is a permanent position, however we would also be very happy to hear from freelancers who are interested in working with us both now and in the future.
Interested applicants should apply to Sophie Jackson via email@example.com, with a CV, covering letter indicating desired salary and current situation, and most importantly, samples of your recent work, or if you’d prefer to have an informal, totally confidential telephone conversation in the first instance please call Sophie on 0161 200 6932.
09 May 2013 11:11:55 +0000Head of Web Designhttp://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/46841/Head%2520of%2520Web%2520Design.htmlOutstanding Opportunity: If you're a Senior Web Designer in the North West looking to be a part of something huge; get in touch to find out more about this exciting role.
Head of Web Design required for a Times Top 100 Company based in the North West. This is a rare and exciting role for someone looking to make a real difference in one of the best companies around.
A rare opportunity has arisen with a Times 100 Top employer to spearhead their Design function, work alongside senior management, lead and manage a team of designers, oversee all campaigns and work on design strategy for numerous different brands.
Having been to visit this client, you will certainly be blown away by the exciting opportunities that are under way at the moment; their ambitious growth plans, their further plans to invest in their people and their innovative marketing strategy.
In order to complement this growth, they need a great Designer to lead the way and create and redesign the initial face of the company. We are looking for someone who has a wealth of experience in web design, UX, mobile websites and mobile apps, who would be responsible for redesigning entire brands. You will delegate responsibility, ensuring that your team are producing the best quality designs, lead brainstorming meetings and have a good relationship with the Managing Director, who takes...09 May 2013 09:09:42 +0000Senior Creativehttp://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/46824/Senior%2520Creative.htmlOur client, an extremely well regarded and successful consumer focused creative agency are seeking a Senior Creative / Team Leader to take the lead in developing and creating high level inventive, conceptual and innovative ideas that are a cut above the rest, every time. This is an agency that really does work with a raft of the world’s most renowned brands, so only the best will do.
You will be primarily responsible for managing and inspiring a team of creative designers and taking the creative lead to execute top quality design work and ensure that projects are delivered to the highest standards and within budget every time. As an experienced Senior Creative, you will offer guidance and inspiration to your staff members to create and produce a consistent, high quality and impressive range of retail/brand communications work. We will expect that you are a master at crafting fresh visual designs and you will get excited about getting under the skin of the clients’ fantastic brands using a range of communication channels via print and web.
As a person, you will be inspirational, a strategic thinker with strong organisational/management skills and able to hold you own and carry a project from start to finish independently or as part of a team. It is essential that you will have exceptional communication skills, are confident when presenting your concepts to internal teams and clients and thrive on delivering and exceeding expectations for clients.
This is genuinely a superb opportunity for someone who already has a strong agency background combined...03 May 2013 10:10:30 +0000Project Managerhttp://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/46551/Project%2520Manager.htmlA well-established full service marketing communications agency is looking for a dedicated Project Manager with a good understanding of integrated comms and marketing, who is keen to join a talented and developing team with an outstanding track record of delivering measurable impact and change for public and private sector clients.
Agency experience is essential for this key role, and a working knowledge of, or interest in, behaviour change or sustainable business would be an advantage. The role will be based in either Liverpool or London.
You will need to be a collaborative, supportive team player, and should be confident and highly proficient at:
• supporting senior colleagues
• working with creative and research teams
• managing your time efficiently
• client and supplier liaison
• estimating and budget management
• scheduling and planning
This is a great opportunity in a forward-thinking, multi-channel agency with excellent prospects. In order to be considered, call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949 or send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
02 May 2013 12:12:42 +0000Creative Artworker/Studio Support - Oxfordshirehttp://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/46491/Creative%2520Artworker%2FStudio%2520Support%2520-%2520Oxfordshire.htmlEstablished Creative Agency based in Oxfordshire are looking for a Creative Artworker/Studio Support to join the studio team.
The role of Creative Artworker/Studio Support is key to the success of the department and the agency as a whole.
A highly competent individual is sought with relevant and contemporary experience, in both printed and digital artwork creation. The following criteria are essential in the selection of the most appropriate individual.
The role of Creative Artworker/Studio Support involves the production of high quality on-line and off-line ready materials, as specified by the supplied brief. The individual will report to the Creative Director, primarily and the relevant Account person managing the project.
Knowledge and experience in producing materials for print and digital (on-line) activity.
• Brochure and general document production
• email activity
• Online advertising - web banners etc.
Competent knowledge of the listed software, with the ability to fully understand the relative applications of the software and choose the most appropriate programme for the task. Integrating and constructing finished printed and online ready items from visuals prepared by, or in consultation with the Creative Department.
Knowledge of print and digital production issues with the appropriate skills to solve problems and advise the correct way to present files for production format.
Competent in dealing with inter agency personnel, able to...01 May 2013 10:10:24 +0000Senior Account Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/46397/Senior%2520Account%2520Director%2520.htmlThis highly regarded brand design agency is looking to secure the services of a Senior Account Director who will lead a team of talented and dedicated account handlers who specialise in award winning design providing services to Corporate/FMCG/Retail clients.
This is a senior role, and as such requires a candidate who has exceptionally strong credentials across Strategy, Creative, Account Management, Team and People Management, as well as branding and design and proven ability to build an account group to success and profitability.
The role requires someone who can command the respect of their colleagues and clients alike, who installs faith and commitment from their team, and can meet the following criteria
• Have the intelligence, creative flair, ability and kudos that inspires others
• Brings an acknowledged track record in management of branding projects
• Understands how to get the best from a client
• Is an acknowledged expert in their field
• Manage a team of diverse individuals, guiding, mentoring and managing them to success
• Have the ability to oversee a wide range of projects, steering these to success
• Able to work at a strategic and hands on level as required
• A consummate presenter of ideas and concepts
• A people person who enjoys interaction with colleagues at all levels
• Able to contribute to the strategic development of the agency
A full spec is available for suitably qualified candidates.
25 April 2013 12:12:29 +0000Conceptual Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/46189/Conceptual%2520Designer%2520.htmlBecome eclectic!
Hugely successful retail brand is looking for a conceptual designer to lead and deliver compelling and commercial seasonal campaign storytelling across all retail touch points and enhances the customer experience.
This is an opportunity to join a collaborative in-house team working across multiple retail channels including POS, packaging, in-store signage, advertising, look books and on-line. A big part of this role is generating innovative ideas that successfully tell brand and product stories and consistently move the brand forward, so you will need to be a conceptual thinker who can inspire and mentor a creative team as well as enjoying the hands on aspects of design delivery. We would like to see a strong folio of retail work which demonstrates outstanding creative output but also commercial awareness.
What we are looking for:
A highly creative leader, brimming with conceptual ideas.
Someone passionate about consumers , products, brand and retail design.
A natural mentor who is inspired and inspiring.
Someone creatively influential with a natural ability to sell-in ideas for campaign creative.
An in-depth understanding of managing creative for a highly recognisable brand.
If you would like to become a vital part of this team please do get in touch today.25 April 2013 09:09:29 +0000Account Managerhttp://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/46176/Account%2520Manager.htmlA successful marketing and design agency currently require an experienced Account Manager to join a very busy, fast paced and vibrant team. You will be primarily responsible for promoting the company’s services to new and existing clients to drive sales and generate business, building, maintaining and developing relationships with clients and working closely with the other teams within the agency to successfully complete and deliver a wide range of projects for your clients to an exceptionally high standard.
You will have experience of taking briefs from clients then briefing the information effectively into the studio and working design and print projects from conception to completion. You will assist with and create pitch and tender documents, taking the lead and presenting creative pitches to clients. This is a superb career opportunity to join a successful business with an exciting growth plan; in return, you will have scope for career development and the opportunity to join a truly unique agency that boasts a great working environment and boast a successful record of retaining their staff long term.
The ideal person for this role will have a minimum of three years agency experience, and have excellent interaction / communication / presentation skills with a confident yet approachable personality. A desire to develop new clients and identify new opportunities combined with the hunger and drive to achieve maximum results is also really important alongside enjoying the buzz of meeting client expectations above and beyond. You will also be results...25 April 2013 09:09:51 +0000Repro Artworkerhttp://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/46173/Repro%2520Artworker.htmlRepro Artworker
Our client is looking for a Repro Artworker with a print based background. Due to it’s location it’s important you can drive and are in a commutable location such as Preston, Blackburn, Bolton or North Manchester area. Your main responsibilities will be planning up supplied client artwork using imposition software, making amends to artwork using standard Mac software, proofing back to the client, and liaising with Production Director and Account Handlers on projects. Knowledge
of trap, bleed, creep, knockout, overprinting, etc is essential.
24 April 2013 06:06:30 +0000Senior Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/46094/Senior%2520Designer%2520.htmlSenior Designer
We have an exciting opportunity for a talented Senior Designer to join our team.
The Senior Designer is a key role in the agency and you’ll be working across our client portfolio. You’ll be contributing to moving clients forward creatively from concept to delivery to achieve innovative creative solutions, whilst providing support, mentoring and inspiration to the members of the creative team.
You’ll have strong commercial experience, be concept driven, confident at presenting ideas and influencing clients intelligently. You’ll be an experienced all round designer and art director with TTL experience including digital and you’ll need to show you can understand a client’s requirements and creatively interpret these into conceptual designs.
If you’re a highly creative thinker and concept driven designer, with a portfolio full of ideas that push boundaries and thinking then get in touch!
Salary range - £35k - £40k plus benefits
24 April 2013 06:06:14 +0000Senior Designerhttp://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/46092/Senior%2520Designer.html
• A conceptual designer, original in strategic conceptual design. Comfortable on the Mac or with a pencil and a blank sheet of paper. There needs to be an energy and passion for every part of the design process.
• Knowledge of Illustrators / Typographers / Pioneers in the Industry.
What/Who inspires you? You need to live and breathe design and all the joys that it brings to people in everyday life.
• Natural eye for the beautiful - use of Space / Colour / Layout / Balance
Crafting Typography (e.g. creates own typefaces)
Looks past the obvious
Basic drawing skills - (able to get an idea over quickly with a sketch)
Identity - Logo creation
• World-class clients demand world-class design - the bar is set high by our clients and our bar is set high for all candidates. Only the brave should attack this challenging role. You will be tasked to generate fresh designs that become rounded campaigns that could work at a global level across all media - from digital and outdoor, to press and live experiences.
• A superb, searing, scintillating talent for attention to detail. Staying ahead of the curve on trends, typefaces and colours is extremely important. The ideal candidate needs to be a bundle of energy and inspiration for the creative team.
• A versatile command of type, colour and context of overall design. All aspects of the design should be able to connect with audiences on the same level, whether they’re chairmen or children, parents or plumbers.
My client has a fabulous central London office as well as an extremely established and successful office in South America. With a client list of some of the biggest named FMCG brands from food and drink to cosmetics to alcohol and premium spirits, this is an incredible opportunity to be exposed to some of the world’s most recognisable brands.
As a PR / New Business Manager, ideally, you shall currently be working in a Top design agency in London and have a genuine curiosity and passion for design!
This is a sociable workplace. My client is looking for a personable, fun loving addition to their friendly team who has a great sense of humour! A work hard play hard agency!
If you are looking for the next step in your career in a dynamic, creative and forever-growing agency, apply now! This role won’t stick around!
Please note that due to exceptionally high levels of response, we are only able to get back to those applicants who have been successful.
20 May 2013 16:04:21 +0000Creative Studio Managerhttp://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/47971/Creative%2520Studio%2520Manager.htmlWell established organisation based in Lancashire require a Creative Studio Manager to head up their inhouse design team.
You will be leading & mentoring the design department and your duties will include taking client briefs, delegating & briefing-in the design team, managing & trafficking the workflow and generally managing the team on a day-to-day basis.
It is essential that you have previous man management experience and it would advantageous (but not essential) if you had hands-on design skills using Illustrator and Photoshop.
Ideally you will be from a creative gift, packaging, illustrative or product design background.