Graphic Designer- 12-Month Fixed Term Contract
Our client, a highly reputable Global Law Firm, are seeking an exceedingly talented and meticulous Graphic Designer with Professional Services experience to join their Global Communications Team to produce high quality creative print and digital marketing materials including brochures, flyers, adverts, infographics, display materials, social media content, emailers, banners, interactive PDF’s, web assets, stationary, and much much more! You will be the dedicated designer in the Global Communications Department, responsible for promoting the firm’s practice across 14 offices and providing communications solutions to both internal and external audiences, continuing the evolution of the brand, and helping it grow from strength to strength! Your Role & Responsibilities: Creation of print & digital projects including campaigns, brochures, flyers, adverts, display materials, digital content, reports, presentations, event materials and promotional items. Source, design and create images and graphics that contribute to, or enhance the brand – e.g. photos, vector images, infographics, maps, diagrams etc. Further develop and expand the team’s digital design capability, to include the creation of social media adverts, online banners, interactive pdfs and graphics etc, and digital assets Able to work within parameters or brand guidelines to support the adoption and ongoing use of branded templates in PowerPoint and Word, equally able to update pre-designed templates through to finished print-ready artwork. Responsible for maintaining the photo library, helping to manage the online stock library and contribute to the on-going development of the image library. Manage and take responsibility for maintaining the brand ‘hub’ which houses all brand assets and guidance on the brand Help the team with recruitment materials, updating bespoke brochures and brand guidelines. Skills & Experience Required: Senior Designer with at least 5-years’ experience in Graphic Design. Relevant work experience within the creative industry (Professional services or Financial services experience is essential). Ability to produce bespoke design work from start to finish, from initial idea to the management of production, print or publication. Strong Design Eye with keen attention to detail & a creative approach to all challenges. Confident liaising with stakeholders at all levels of the firm. Excellent print/production knowledge. Strong working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, specifically InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat Professional. Proficient in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint for design work. HTML for email needed / HTML and CSS for digital work desirable Experience using other creative (MS Visio, MS Publisher etc) and presentation (Prezi, Presentian etc) software advantageous. Please apply with your CV & Portfolio!
A huge, very inspiring sports brand is looking for a Junior Artworker/ Creative Designer to join their expanding inhouse Creative Studio based in central London. They are looking for someone who is super passionate about two things: creating amazing meaningful work and sports! This will be a great next step in your career, as you will be joining a team of Designers who will encourage and support you in developing your skills. You will have the opportunity to work on some fantastic projects that will be great additions for your portfolio, so if you are bursting with ideas, a keen problem solver with a passion for digital design then we would love to hear from you. Key Responsibilities: Demonstrable understanding of printing techniques and stock types The ability to artwork final deliverables across digital and print platforms Designing and delivering online banners for retailers Be hands on in building out the deliverables for key product campaigns Social posts: Stills and GIFs Templated website output Transcreation and language adaptations Support the wider creative team in helping them bring their creative visions to life Skills/ Experience: You will need 2 years’ experience working as an Artworker across print and digital projects. Great skills using InDesign, Illustrator & Photoshop and be proficient in using Premiere You should be responsible for your own work and have a passion and willingness to contribute to projects - Naturally creative and imaginative with experience of checking artwork A keen eye for premium brand experiences across all platforms A brilliant portfolio demonstrating recent cross-platform adaptation and artworking Application of user-centred design across all work Understanding of web accessibility and its impact on design Understanding of creating well crafted social content experiences Must be a team player who thrives on working alongside colleagues and external consultants across a wide range of briefs Organised, self-motivated and able to work efficiently to tight deadlines Must have an obsessive attention to detail Flexible and willing to adapt design ideas to meet technical criteria An interest in the future of interactive media, particularly digital technologies, as well as in commercial trends and innovations (e.g. special effects, photography, film, sound, animation, etc.) If you are looking to work for a great brand and want to create some amazing work then please apply for the role ASAP with your CV and samples.
London leading creative E-commerce agency are looking for an Account Strategist to join their growing team to work with their established brand name clients to push the boundaries of E-commerce. You would be joining a fantastic team of 30+ developers, designers, E-comm consultants, marketeers & solution architects. Having doubled in size over the past year, they are now looking for more ingenious, sharp, ambitious and forward thinking creatives to join the team. Have you got what we’re looking for?? Seeking a creative, dynamic and ambitious Account Strategist to develop and grow their portfolio of clients. The role will be at the forefront of the Client Services team, you will be a representative of the agency brand, developing unique e-commerce roadmaps for all your clients; distilling your ideas and their goals into deliverable action plans for the in-house production team to develop. The ideal candidate will be full of innovative ideas, market & commercial awareness and experienced in creating and building strong, long-lasting relationships to drive turnover. The role is exciting and with a wide variety of clients - no two days are the same!! Someone who excels in a fast-paced environment and can identify appropriate solutions under pressure. As part of your responsibilities, you’ll be planning sessions, leading creative brainstorms and collaborating with an exciting variety of clients. You’ll be working with the fantastic and inspiring in-house team of Designers, UX, Development experts to devise your strategies & solutions, utilising their skills to offer ongoing optimisation of your clients’ e-commerce performance. About You: Personal Attributes You will have outstanding interpersonal skills and be experienced in developing & managing robust stakeholder relationships. You are adept at problem-solving and take a pro-active approach when a solution opportunity arises. You excel in a fast-pace environment whilst being easily adaptable during periods of change. Your attention to detail boards on the meticulous. You must relish the chance to join a rapidly growing internationally agency. Practical Experience A minimum of 2 years’ experience working within a client facing digital agency or equally from an in-house E-comm role. You must have a passion and demonstrable knowledge of the E-commerce landscape and current trends. Experience in delivering digital campaigns across a variety of project & clients. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge of the E-comm lifecycle, retail operations along with digital marketing. Customer Service delivery is nothing short of excellent. Bonus Points if you have the following... Experience in using and the extraction of insights from analytics platforms. Understanding and knowledge of multi-currency selling (Internationalisation). Experience using the Shopify platform. What you’ll be doing Pro-actively seeking and identifying opportunities to increase conversion, improve design & UX and website performance for each of your Shopify merchants. Conceiving ecommerce strategies, proposals and road-mapping on a quarterly & annual basis. Client Relationships are yours to own whilst delivering against SLAs. You will host weekly calls alongside monthly meetings, as well as being your clients go-to via email. Digest each client brief, to be clear and ready for the production team to action. Using insights and analytics to inform your own planning, quarterly client pitches, feedback and recommendations to the agency and client teams to help evolve strategies. Ongoing management and communication of workflow and client schedules. Benefits (more exciting stuff!!) Experience based salary. 21 days holiday with Bank Holidays on top. For each year of service you will gain and additional 1.5 days holiday that is uncapped. Exciting and challenging projects for a variety of creative recognised clients. • Monday morning breakfast and Friday lunches for the entire team. • Free coffee, tea, fruit and snacks delivered to the office. • Discounted gym membership, food, entertainment and travel. • An inspiring office environment built for comfort and social interactions. • A fun and social culture – team drinks/outings and an annual company-wide event. • Access to travel and work at the NYC office. • A willingness to be invested in, to develop any areas of learning or progression that you will need to nurture and expand your skills. Those that show talent and leadership skills will be rewarded with a clear path to promotion.
Front End Developer
This independent award winning brand experience agency based in London is looking for a Design Director to join there multi-disciplinary team of talented makers and designers. The agency are known for the design and staging of immersive brand experiences for businesses across sectors and geographies, varying in scale and complexity – from small pop-ups to experiential events, massive global brand showcases and bespoke retail stores. They work with some of the biggest brands within the food and drinks industry, but are pushing and pitching to get new clients onboard too. The team have a passion for real things and real experiences and are looking for someone to join them who takes their work seriously, but not themselves. We are looking for someone who is obsessive about design, full of creative ideas and looking to build their career in a rapidly growing agency. The Role We’re looking for a talented and energetic Design Director to lead a team of Designers, plus specialist freelancers, in order to drive the development of great creative and finished products. You will be hands-on, but equally able to conceptualise and develop ideas taking projects through to polished final designs. Experience: A skilled, passionate Designer with a strong creative vision A solid credible background in graphic design and an interest in the world of experiential, retail design and brands. 6 yrs agency experience (experiential / design agency preferred) Ability to clearly structure and develop ideas and bring people with you (clients and colleagues) Excellent concept development skills (scamps, moodboards etc) and design for production (concepts to print ready assets) Ability to understand and think in 3D An inspiring leader that the team will want to follow. An experienced planner with the ability to balance multiple projects, prioritise and work well under pressure in a fast-moving working environment. Ability to handle senior clients and decision makers with a great grasp of client worlds and challenges Software: Highly proficient with Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign Sound knowledge of Keynote/ PowerPoint for producing pitch presentations. Understanding of designing for 3D and digital outputs If you are looking to be creatively challenged and want to be part of a fun team who produce great work then we would love to hear from you. Please apply as soon as you can with your updated CV and portfolio so we can consider you for the role.
Midweight Designer - 1 year FTC
1 year fixed term contract for Midweight Designer - based in central London. We are looking for a Midweight Designer to join a UK based charity who helps fund individuals and communities to bring their ambitions and ideas to life. They work with everyone from one person right the way through to UK-wide charities, so we are looking for someone who is diverse and talented to share in this client’s values. If you are passionate about funding great ideas that matter to communities and make a difference to people’s lives then this might be a great role for you. We are looking for a talented Midweight Designer to join our client at an exciting time as they launch their new brand. You will be joining a fast-paced creative team, working closely with colleagues in the Brand & Digital team and across the whole organisation. You will play a key role in overseeing the creative development of this refreshed brand as it is rolled-out across the UK and will receive briefs from across the organisation to be delivered across a wide range of audiences. You will be integral to the design and representation of the client’s new visual identity and will provide design support and give strategic advice and guidance on how to create high quality, on brand products. You will need to have: Strong practical experience of delivering creative design and content to support external and internal facing materials Strong typography skills, experience of Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign Good PowerPoint and Word knowledge Good communication skills The ability to help support communication activities around influencing objectives and different target audiences Planning and resource management skills and the ability to work to deadlines Able to work under pressure and manage competing priorities Experience in delivering integrated communications using a variety of channels Able to interrogate briefs and provide design and communications support to colleagues You will be up-to-date on the latest design trends to enhance the brand's presence and impact. If you are passionate about design, helping people and are always striving to produce work of the highest standard then we would love to hear from you. Please apply with your CV and samples so we can consider you for the role.
Junior Creative Artworker
A brilliant opportunity is available for a Junior Creative Artworker in an international marketing communications company. This is a new role within the studio team due to growth and expansion. It is located in Croydon and is dedicated to one well known client. The ideal candidate: Will be able to interpret briefs easily. Have artworking experience to a professional technical standard. A multi-tasker, happy in a fast paced. environment and capable of working with high volumes of work. Supporting the wider production team. Will have worked with POS or packaging Attention to detail. It is important this person will be comfortable working directly with the client as this is a client facing role and working on site as a representative of the agency. Please send your CV and portfolio if you meet this criteria.
A huge, very inspiring sports brand is looking for a Lead Designer to join their inhouse Creative Studio based in central London. They are looking for someone who is super passionate about two things: creating amazing meaningful work and Tennis! We are looking for someone who is energetic, entrepreneurial and multidisciplinary to join this client in order to help achieve their vision of delivering cutting-edge creative work. The Role: The aim of this role is to spearhead the creative of this client’s racquet sport division, which is heavily focused on Tennis. You will be working with a like-minded team of highly creative individuals on the ideation and creation of projects that tell cohesive, compelling and engaging stories. You’ll be leading the racquet sport team on the ideation, creation and production of the many marketing and communication projects they produce for their various digital channels. That includes but is not limited to web, mobile, social media, apps, interactive, film and video projects, as well as executing and producing campaigns for the client's partners and international markets. You will need to be bursting with ideas and have an obsessive interest in sports (particularly Tennis), digital innovation and pixel perfection. As a person with significant creative digital experience, you’ll be expected to translate multi-channel briefs into user-centric experiences that translate well across all devices. Additionally, you must love to craft ideas through innovative tech and inspire those around you. Preferably, you will have worked in the tennis industry and/ or are an avid tennis player yourself. You will get the chance to travel for shoots and will attend some of the biggest sports events every year. Plus you will also get the chance to work with some of the current Tennis World Champions! Key Responsibilities: Work across a multitude of diverse projects in order to produce innovative and high quality work Push to create cutting-edge and engaging content Develop great creative solutions for key business and brand propositions, tasks and challenges Be motivated to help push a consumer-focused organisation forward with progressive ideas and concepts Improve usability, functionality and aesthetics across all digital media Be up-to-date with new trends in the design and technology industry and share this with the team Help the wider creative and marketing teams in the understanding and creation of cutting-edge and engaging content Skills/ Experience: You will need 5+ years’ experience working as a Digital Designer Very good in using the most up-to-date editing and graphic design software and hardware Be a conceptual thinker and developer of progressive ideas whilst having a high attention to detail Have a keen eye for premium brand experiences across all touch-points Application of user-centred and user engagement design across all projects Ability to weave a high degree of interactivity into creative concepts to maximize the user experience Strong understanding of how to create engaging social media experiences Experience working closely and effectively with developers in turning designs into compelling digital experiences A team player who thrives working alongside colleagues and external consultants across a wide range of briefs Organised, self-motivated and able to work efficiently to tight deadlines An understanding of what appeals to different target audiences You must have an in-depth racquet sport industry/ Tennis knowledge If you are looking to join an entrepreneurial business who is growing year on year and have a very keen interest in Tennis then we would love to hear from you. Please apply with your CV and samples ASAP!
Lead Integrated Artworker
A fantastic opportunity has arisen at a creative integrated marketing agency, carrying out award-winning campaigns for large, global technology companies. You are an enthusiastic, creative and skilled artworker, working on digital banners, social media campaigns, as well as on some print based work including brochures, reports and presentations for a range of clients. Responsibilities: Assist the designers in the artworking of digital banners, social media campaign, as well as on some print based work including brochures, reports and presentations for a range of clients. Assist with catalogue versioning, email and web artwork and proofing Occasionally assist with retouching and visualising Work with the account management team to assist with the artworking for key pitch presentations Offering input into creative meetings and sharing ideas Key skills and experience: Strong working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite At least 1-2 years of experience within the creative industry, preferably in an artworker role Previous creative agency experience is desirable Strong attention to detail Excellent organisational and communication skills Although not essential, a degree in a related discipline would be highly preferable This agency actively encourage a healthy work-life balance and offer a great working environment.