Creative Designer - Luxury Brand

  • South Kensington  
    perm  
    £25 to 35 p/a  
  • Company
    Bamford  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    12 July 2018  
    Posted on
    14 June 2018  

We are looking for a Creative Designer to join our team at our South Kensington head office. 

As our talented Creative Designer, you’ll work across fashion, bath & body, spa, homeware and accessories ranges. Working closely work the Marketing team, you’ll support events, workshops, wellness education programmes and content illustrating.

You will be responsible for bringing the story and our brand values to life for customers across our two London stores, the Farm store and Spa in Gloucestershire and wholesale accounts. Working with the head of Visual Merchandiser, marketing team and reporting to the Creative Director you will be asked to turn your hand to everything Bamford requires; from packaging to brochures, signage, photography direction, our seasonal journal, eBooks and digital graphics.

About you

• You must have a passion for design, innovation and the wellness/wellbeing trends.

• Inquisitive and alert - you immerse yourself in design and are enthusiastic about bringing new ideas and design concepts to the table.

• Organised - you have the ability to plan ahead and meet deadlines.

• Flexible - you will be working on multiple projects each day with shifting timelines.

• Proactive - you must be able to work independently to seek out information within Bamford and beyond to progress your projects.

• Responsible - ability to take responsibility for your own projects and ensure they are delivered on time and to the highest standard.

• Team player - be able to build great relationships within the business and with our suppliers.

• Determined - you always get the job done. Experience needed;

• Professional design experience, including fashion or lifestyle retail.

• Experience in story-telling for customers in a retail or public space.

• Able to lead packaging designs from concept through to artwork.

• Experience in managing a budget, or with sourcing and managing costs.

• Excellent skills in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator& Photoshop.

Responsibilities;

• Following creative direction, develop emotionally engaging, consistent visual story-telling throughout our customer’s journey, from the moment they first hear or see our brand and products.

• Create covetable designs which represent the Bamford brand values.

• Good technical and problem-solving abilities regarding print specifications and packaging construction.

• Ability to ensure accurate artwork is produced. Experience with print proofs and creating artwork is essential.

• Design and coordinate the seasonal install of signage and messaging with internal and external teams. We have several seasonal changes a year.

• Assess the photography requirements for new projects, coordinate the shoots for print and digital imagery, ensure timely delivery and brand consistency.

• Excellent spelling and grammar required.

• You will be expected to travel to the farm shop in the Cotswolds a few times a month.

Benefits - in exchange for your passion and commitment you will receive:

• Competitive salary

• Career development

• 33 days holiday (including bank holidays)

• 30% company discount

• Stakeholder pension scheme with life insurance

• Subsidised private medical insurance

Full time, Monday – Friday, office hours 9am6pm 

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