easyJet Traveller Senior Designer

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  • London  
    perm  
    DOE  
  • Company
    Ink  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    Full time perm  
  • Closing date
    5 September 2018  
    Posted on
    7 August 2018  

Ink - we are travel media

London

Ink, the world’s leading travel media company, is looking for a dynamic, creative and passionate Senior Designer to join the team in our head office in London. The successful applicant will be working with the Group Art Director on the award-winning monthly inflight magazine easyJet Traveller. easyJet Traveller is an industry-leading title with a rich heritage.

 

For years its innovative articles and design and overall sense of fun have distinguished it and ensured it’s loved by its 5m+ readers a month. The successful candidate will be a confident self-starter who is organised, able to multi-task and work well within a small team and is ready to bring fresh ideas to an already outstanding title. The Senior Designer’s responsibilities include:

  • Designing impactful and contemporary layouts, that excite and inspire readers
  • Commissioning photo shoots, illustrations and sourcing imagery suitable for the magazine
  • Adhering to a production schedule to ensure all deadlines are met
  • Working closely with the Group Art Director and other team members in the planning and production of the title
  • Managing the art budget for specific sections within the magazine
  • Helping maintain a high standard of work across every page

The successful candidate should have:

  • A strong portfolio of editorial design work
  • At least two years’ experience designing for magazines - preferably within the travel/lifestyle sector
  • Excellent knowledge of Creative Suite 
  • Experience with commissioning illustrators
  • A good knowledge/interest in current design trends
  • A passion for travel that matches that of the magazine

To apply for this role, please email the Group Art Director, Mat Wiggins attaching a covering letter stating why you’d be perfect for this role, along with your CV and samples of your work. For the interview, you will be expected to bring a portfolio of design work and prepare a critique of the easyJet Traveller magazine focusing on the visual treatments. Interviewees who advance to the second round will be expected to design some example layouts using assets supplied by us. Only successful applicants will be contacted.

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