Lead Graphic Designer for Kingsford

  • Brierley Hill  
    perm  
    £25,000 plus bonus & pension  
  • Company
    Kingsford Imaging Limited  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    14 June 2017  
    Posted on
    16 May 2017  

Strictly no Recruitment agency calls

We have an opportunity for a Lead Graphic Designer to join our team. You will work as part of a team to produce creative concepts, design and final artwork for a range of projects and clients, both print and online. The applicant must have a passion for digitally created Media and print, and have a keen and solid understanding of industry standard software such as Adobe Creative Suite mainly Indesign and Photoshop.

Description:

The projects may cover a wide range of marketing initiatives, such as email campaigns and websites, print, magazine adverts to social media.

  • Have flair for creativity and also the drive, motivation and desire to help our team
  • Receive projects as a design brief which you will need to interpret and then create appropriate, considered design concepts for
  • Support our design and artwork team to produce artwork that reflects the brief agreed with the client
  • Develop creative ideas and concepts, choosing the appropriate media and style to meet the client's objectives • produce graphic files that meet with the specifications of production (size, format, etc)
  • Design for digital media (web, user interface, user experience)
  • Design for print (flyers, brochures)
  • Contribute creative ideas for new and existing clients
  • Make the effort to stay up to date with design trends and standards
  • Support the design team where needed
  • Demonstrate layout and typography skills
  • Manipulate/edit images for print and website
  • Source images
  • Create and adjust digital images
  • Show strong attention to detail and commitment to quality – while always meeting deadlines
  • Provide customer service
  • Carry out some administration duties
  • Provide support and be an integral part of our team
  • You may at times need to answer phones

The ability to prioritise jobs and prior knowledge of WordPress/web skills may be desirable. Working examples of any websites or designs that applicants have worked on will be considered advantageous but not essential.

Skills Required:

  • Good command of the English language – spoken and written
  • Accuracy and an eye for detail
  • Well organised – able to manage and prioritise a variety of tasks at one time, and interest in and aptitude for administrating your work. Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Able to demonstrate a creative mind
  • Committed to following a project through from start to finish
  • Computer-literate with a good knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Confidence to accept responsibility;
  • Ability to put forward ideas and challenge the way things are done.
  • Show skills with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator but mainly InDesign
  • Deliver the right brand message through your designs
  • Well-presented; Excellent team player
  • Diligence to meet the needs of the customer
  • Independent and self-motivated
  • Enthusiastic, committed, self-motivated, hard working, and flexible
  • Well organised, good time keeper
  • Keen to learn and develop skills, and willingness to embrace change
  • Ability to think independently and work within a team
  • Honest & reliable
  • Willingness to undertake all jobs to the highest of standards, including any general help needed in the office, such as tea-making, washing-up and office cleaning.

Qualifications Recommended

  • Good level of education including a minimum of GCSE grade C in English and Maths (or equivalent).
  • Applicants with grade C and above in any of the following subjects will be preferable: Graphics, Business Studies, Art & Design.

Strictly no Recruitment agency calls

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