Job Search - VAC-1135: Graphic Designer

Graphic Designer

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VAC-1135
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Clubs & Associations, Other Sporting Roles
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£35000 to £40000 Per Annum
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Fulham
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Full Time
This job is no longer available

My client based in London is within the luxury brand specialising in the design, manufacture, marketing and sales of exquisitely crafted silver and leather items. Within the business gifts market they are currenty the market leader in the UK in sectors such as sport and banking, and are now looking to add an additional Senior Graphic Designer to the team.

 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Creating and developing designs and presentations for both internal and external use, which match the brief provided, as well, as the client requirements
  • Managing client proposals through design, print and production to create the 'wow’ factor when presenting to internal members of staff and external clients
  • Coordinating multiple projects, delegating with the design team and ensuring workload is prioritised, in order, to meet deadlines and expectations
  • Producing marketing collateral and banner designs for the website that are on brand and of a high standard
  • Conduct trend research by undertaking image and market research to develop new ideas and concepts for a collection with new colours, details, fabrics and textures and working closely with production
  • Working with a range of media and advising with regards to design style, format, print and timescales
  • Producing rough illustrations of design ideas, either by hand sketching or by using a computer program
  • Knowledge and understanding of the luxury goods industry is required, along with learning the product ranges in client presentations, product design and web. An understanding of luxury in silver, leather and crystal is essential.

Skills and Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years graphic design experience with managerial experience is preferable with a proven portfolio of work across digital and print
  • Impeccable attention to detail with the ability to work quickly and efficiently under pressure
  • Ability to manage a team efficiently and be highly organised to ensure all work is submitted on brief and within the timeframe provided
  • An expert-level knowledge and experience in using the Adobe Creative Cloud suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator are essential. Premier and After Effects would be a plus) Image editing, manipulation, processing and retouching, working in scale, creating artwork for client sign off and production, creating presentations, look books amongst others
  • Good working knowledge of 3D Design e.g. Rhino
  • Experience producing rough illustrations of design ideas, either by hand sketching or digitally
  • Relevant experience in print and web design with a high standard of visual communication skills (Banners, Online and Email Marketing Communication, Editorial, Publication and Adverts)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (MS Word, MS PowerPoint)
  • Artwork experience for web and print
  • Ability to understand different digital platforms - screen size and devices
  • Previous experience in video editing would be preferable
  • Past experience in Sport or luxury/e-commerce industry is recommended and an interest in sport is preferable

Personality & Attributes

  • Highly organised and able to organise a team
  • Driven, motivated and enthusiastic
  • High level of own initiative and commercial awareness
  • Great personality with a can do attitude
  • A good team player
  • Flexible and forward thinking
  • Interest in sport
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