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I've worked as the Business Manager for Become's Manchester office for over 10 years and I run every aspect of the business day-to-day. I've been working in recruitment for over 15 years and I always pride myself on delivering a personable & professional service to both clients and candidates alike. After my A Levels, I originally worked as a Graphic Designer within the Manchester agency scene. I enjoyed Designing for both print & web for 4 years before deciding to make the switch to recruitment.
I've always been passionate about Design in many contexts, whether it's for the home, architectural design or within graphics. My favourite cities are Edinburgh, Rome and Bruges as they are both steeped in history and are home to some beautiful buildings, festivals & scenery.
I'm the proud owner of my dog, Oscar, who is a cute award winning Westie. We often go for walks along the beaches of North Wales and Cornwall during holidays. My other hobbies and loves include supporting charity events, skiing, concerts, theatre shows and reading comedians' autobiographies. I dislike going to the gym and hangovers!
Senior Packaging Designer
An established organisation based in Manchester city centre is looking to recruit a Senior Packaging Designer for its in-house studio team. On a day-to-day basis your role will involve creating original and eye catching designs for a whole host of packaging ranges. Previous packaging experience is essential to fulfil this role. It would suit someone who has come from a fast paced FMCG background. Other projects will include catalogue and promotional material. You will be working across a variety of brands on a whole range of different packaging projects. This company covers a big mixture of sectors including gardening, household, automotive, DIY, stationery, cosmetics and sports aids. This is a fast paced environment, so excellent attention to detail and a the ability to hit deadlines is key. You will need to have a high level of skill using Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign, along with a sound knowledge of artworking. As well as producing original creative designs, you will be adhering to brand guidelines for certain brands and creating new brand identities for others. You will need some technical knowledge producing cutter guides and supporting the artworker, creating mock-ups and manipulating images. This is a great opportunity to join a friendly company that has a real family feel to it. Fantastic location in the NQ and a great building with original features! Please send your CV and work samples to email@example.com
Packaging Creative Artworker
Creative agency based in Cheshire requires a Packaging Creative Artworker to join it's studio team. Previous agency experience is essential for this role, along with strong Artworking knowledge and excellent Mac skills. You will need to be able to follow style guidelines and have in-depth print production experience. A good eye for layout and an appreciation for brand design guides is essential. This is a great opportunity to work on some large, well recognised brands within an established creative agency studio environment. Please send your CV and work samples through to firstname.lastname@example.org
Established organisation based in North Manchester is looking for a Traffic Manager who has previously worked as a Traffic or Production Manager in a creative studio environment. The purpose of this role is to work between the creative studio, marketing department and production vendors. You will need to have excellent communication and organisational skills, along with exceptional attention to detail. Your role will involve... • Distributing jobs to suitable studio team members. • Maintaining & enhancing workflow structures. • Reviewing daily work schedules. • Adhering to project deadlines. • Managing daily resource - sourcing freelancers when required. • Briefing in studio teams, making sure projects are delivered on time and within budget. It would be advantageous if you had previous retail experience, along with Mac & PC literacy. A fantastic opportunity to join a leading UK organisation who own multiple brands which are very well known. Please send your CV through to email@example.com
Established & successful brand based in North Manchester are looking for a Creative Artworker to join their team. Working alongside the Brand team you will be developing graphic design solutions for POS and seasonal campaigns. You will be taking ownership of the brief after the initial design concepts are finalised, then taking projects through to final artwork stages for both print & web. Excellent attention to detail is required as you will be working to brand guidelines and adhering to agreed timescales. You will also need a flair for design, layout & typography and be able to follow style guides. Great opportunity for someone who would like to work on a large well known brand in the UK. Please send your CV and work samples through to firstname.lastname@example.org
A well established brand based in North Manchester requires an Artworker to join its expanding team. Please note - this is a pure Artworking role without any design or creative input. On a day to day basis you will be producing the artwork for a range of retail POS as well as seasonal & adhoc campaigns. You will be expected to be able to take the creatives’ design & follow it through to completion for print or web platforms. Projects will include marketing literature, promotional work, advertising, POS and outdoor. You must be able to work to corporate guidelines. You must be able to work at a fast turnaround rate, ensuring you manage large workloads and meet deadlines. Key skills include InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop as well as having an excellent eye for layout & typography. Please send your CV and work samples through to email@example.com.