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Graphic Designer - Mid-Level

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Graphic Designer - Mid-Level

  • Location

    North West London, London

  • Sector:

    Commercial

  • Job Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alex Drury

  • Contact email:

    alex.drury@nmsrecruit.com

  • Job Ref:

    J903661_1574678188

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Expiry Date:

    2019-12-25

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Our client was established several years ago and is today is recognised as a prominent UK supplier/ wholesaler. Distributing over 20,000 branded consumables and medical equipment's, our client is also a leading manufacturer of over 1300+ of their own brand label supply lines including everyday consumables

Requirements

Highly creative with a sharp eye for visual and content detail, passionate about design and eager to learn more through various projects, You will be core to the design and execution across our packaging print and e-marketing element portfolio (on and offline channels) both in the UK and International markets / customers.

Overall responsibility

  • Alongside the Senior Designer, responsible for the design and management of internal and external communication print and e-elements including brochures, catalogue, emailers, leaflets, email signatures etc ensuring consistency and brand governance
  • Although this role is mostly print design you will also be required to work on other projects including e-branding, campaigns, email newsletters, press release design and other areas of marketing.
  • Working independently and alongside the e-Planning / Social Media team to create content in-line with digital and social best practice.
  • Designing of projects from project brief, to concept to completion with drafts and mock-ups (as required)
  • Provide print- and/or dev-ready artwork; oversee production of print material when necessary
  • Proofing and sign-off of all design elements to ensure consistency and brand throughout
  • Maintenance and update of all relevant creative and artwork files for easy reference and access (for all teams)

Project Areas:

Packaging

  • Development and creation of new packaging as required across product lines (UK and Global)
  • Updating of current product packaging
  • Set-up and supply of print ready artwork / Sign off and approval of print proofs
  • Maintaining artwork to SGS standards.

Quarterly Brochures

  • Quarterly Brochure design and content management alongside input from COO, Sales and Marketing
  • Set-up and supply of print ready artwork / Sign off and approval of print proofs
  • Flip book animation and upload to website

Weekly / Monthly Leaflets

  • Design and management of leaflets including printing (from internal printer)

Annual Print Catalogue

  • Content design (images & product information) updated throughout year for year-end annual production
  • Artwork management of catalogue print and production
  • Set-up and supply of print ready artwork / Sign off and approval of print proofs
  • Training will be given on our in-house CRM and development tool

Website e-Design

  • Understanding of design requirements for SEO integration
  • Design of product images and promo web banners (product and brand)
  • Creation of email signature strips

E-mailers / E-Communication

  • Design and management of weekly e-shots / e-comm mailers using brochure artwork as base.
  • Uploading to Survey Monkey / Campaign Monitor (data managed by Data and Marketing Teams)

Education and Essential Experience

  • Degree or HND in graphic design with a minimum of 1½ - 2 years' experience in similar busy and deadline driven environment
  • High level of understanding of print processes and e-commerce promo tools execution.
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite = excellent Design packages skills including InDesign (key), Illustrator, Photoshop and Acrobat
  • Proven track record of successfully developing and executing design across packaging design (essential), e-marketing (Survey Monkey / Campaign Monitor), leaflets, brochures and catalogue elements
  • High level of understanding of the printing process and specifications (from design to print ready artwork)
  • Understanding of web design and web analytic software including Magento.
  • Strong understanding of online marketing concepts, strategy and best practice; SEO / Remarketing / Google Analytics and social media management content creation experience would be beneficial
  • Photographic skill - ability to take photographs and manage composite images
  • Proficient in Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Strong portfolio demonstrating a passion for design and skill in visual communication,

Desirable Experience

  • Bonus points for: web development knowledge using HTML, CSS, JS; motion graphics experience

Please note to apply for this role you must have a portfolio of work ready to share, you will not be shortlisted without this.

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and portfolio or, alternatively, submit your application via the link below.

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