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Senior Designer

Vacancy Title: Senior Designer
Contract Type: Freelance / Contract
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Start Date: September
Duration: 13 months
REF: ED137156_1569859864
Contact Name: Evie Darroux
Contact Email: evie@creativerecruitment.co.uk
Vacancy Published: 23 days ago

Vacancy Description

Our client is a leading global lifestyle retail brand. They are currently looking for a Senior Designer to join their creative studio. This position is maternity cover for 13 months.

Purpose
To support the wider graphic design team, designing & defining new concepts, across multiple projects both B2B & B2C audiences.

Key Accountabilities

  • Responsible for the creative execution of all seasonal print/branding campaigns
  • Working on the detailed briefs for in-centre VM and theatre, challenging the brief and working with the centre teams to conclude and install
  • Working across multiple projects: designing campaigns for in-centre POS, branding, internal communications, guidelines & exhibitions/events
  • Working with the wider marketing/regional teams on defining the briefs
  • To manage the delivery of the approved concepts through to final deliverables, ensuring all artworks are delivered on time and to specification
  • Creating guidelines as needed within the design process for local or external executions of design work as needed
  • Research, develop and present new creative ideas for discussion/approval at all levels within the business.
  • Reviewing workloads and holidays and advising when freelancers might need to be brought in
  • Attending regional meetings as needed to discuss and also present design work
  • Attending daily production meetings with the wider design teams to ensure timelines are met
  • To be a key contact between the regional teams, our agencies and the marketing teams, seeking out information and assets as needed to support the design


Skills

  • A proven creative background with a commercial approach to design
  • Excellent typography skills
  • Print and some digital experience
  • Present creative at all levels within the business and with our external agencies
  • Excellent team-working skills
  • Personable, with energy and initiative and happy to work in a small team
  • Be a mentor when required (3 junior designers in team)
  • Adapt to change and respond positively to new challenges and deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to put your ideas across to internal team members and external stakeholders


Knowledge

  • Minimum of 5yrs previous Graphic Design experience in industry
  • Excellent understanding of print production process & in-depth knowledge of materials and finishes
  • Excellent understanding of the photography and retouching process
  • Proficient in creative suite applications - Photoshop/Illustrator/InDesign, Acrobat etc.
  • Some digtal experience would be an advantage
  • Experience with the retail/fashion/lifestyle/Travel/Hospitality sectors a plus

Please send CV and portfolio stating your salary expectations.

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