Middleweight Graphic Designer

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  • Richmond  
    London, United Kingdom
    perm  
  • Company
    Jigsaw  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
    Wage
    Undisclosed
  • Closing date
    14 June 2024  
    Posted on
    14 May 2024  

By adopting the values of Style & Truth across the whole business – from recruitment to product – we safeguard the long term health of the brand and we create more than just fashion.

Founded in 1970, Jigsaw was the first premium fashion brand on the high street. Since then, the company has expanded worldwide to work with the finest mills, cutting edge photographers, up-and-coming models and renowned architects. But the search for the best in the industry never stops. As our journey continues, we're looking for passionate and talented people to learn about Style & Truth: a set of values that sets us apart from the rest of the high street, a belief that everyone should feel empowered to embrace their own style, be true to themselves, and not slavishly follow the fashion world. This means putting style before trends and truth before hype.

JOB PURPOSE:

To work with the Graphic Design team and wider creative team on the design and development of the Jigsaw brand. You will be responsible for taking projects from concept to delivery, executing strong creative ideas. You’ll be working with both digital and print.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Design and creation of campaigns from online through to stores

• Design responsive marketing emails

• Design responsive online content including homepage and feature pages

• Design banners for affiliates and social content

• Manage and support the junior graphic designer

• Regularly undertake competitor research, making improvement suggestions

• Designing for print including Catalogue, look books, adverts, flyers, in-store POS, postcards and invitations

• Maintain brand guidelines across all channels

• Other adhoc duties within in the team

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

• Experience within a graphics team designing for both online and print

• Design and creation of campaigns

• Branding

• Design and creation of online features

• Create animated content for online

• Design and creation of marketing emails

• Design banners, affiliate banners

• Responsive design skills

• UX knowledge

• Typographic skills

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:

• Advanced Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign skills

• The ability to design responsively for online and email design

• UX skills is an advantage (able to work with existing implementations to optimise the look and feel, and user experience)

• The ability to design and create work from concept to fruition

• An understanding of limitations and possibilities within the web development

• Adaptable and with the ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously

• Strong communication and time-management skills

• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a variety of people and personalities

• Work effectively on your own initiative as well as within a team

• Excellent organisation skills with the ability to plan, organise and prioritise tasks to meet tight deadlines.

• Animation skills- using After Effects or similar program

Essential:

• Design degree or similar

• Experience in a similar role

• Excellent skills in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign

• Exceptional attention to detail and creative thinking

• A love of fashion and knowledge of trends and designers

• Ability to work well as part of a team

• Experience working on responsive web design

• Strong branding and typographic skills

• Ability to work on both digital and print design

• Must know how to artwork print design

Desirable:

• Both digital and print design skills

• Excellent skills in Motion Graphics, comfortable using After Effects or similar

• User experience knowledge

BENEFITS:

• Pension

• Holiday

• Fantastic Staff discount schemes – up to 50% (and 70% on 5 items per season)

• Sample sales

• Access to the Retail Trust – Jigsaw’s wellbeing and benefits provider, for a whole host of resources, support and discounts

• Unum life assurance and Help@Hand support

• EAP

• Cycle to work scheme

• Fruit in the office

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications are encouraged from individuals regardless of sex, race, 

disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnerships or pregnancy and maternity.

About us:

Founded in 1970, Jigsaw was the first premium fashion brand on the high street. Since then, the company has expanded worldwide to work with the finest mills, cutting edge photographers, up-and-coming models and renowned architects. But the search for the best in the industry never stops.

As our journey continues, we're looking for passionate and talented people to learn about Style & Truth: a set of values that sets us apart from the rest of the high street, a belief that everyone should feel empowered to embrace their own style, be true to themselves, and not slavishly follow the fashion world. This means putting style before trends and truth before hype.

We pride ourselves on our dedicated and dynamic team and we are always looking for talented people to join us. Come and be a part of Jigsaw.

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