The Creative Movement

Senior Graphic Designer (Greetings & Giftware)

Location
North West England
Salary
Negotiable depending on experience + benefits
Posted
05 Oct 2016
Closes
02 Nov 2016
Ref
LO257
Contract Type
Permanent
Work Experience Level
Director, Head of, Manager
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side
Job Role
Graphic Designer

Our client is an award winning market leader of greetings cards, stationery and giftware. They work with some of the best retail brands on the high street, to produce high quality, innovative designs for both the UK market and abroad.

They are looking to recruit a Senior Designer / Illustrator to join their design team. To be considered for the role you must have at least 5 years commercial experience under your belt, have a highly creative portfolio containing eye-catching layout design as well as fantastic illustrations, specifically suited to the greetings market. You may be an existing Senior looking to work with a top greetings business or a Middleweight that is ready to take a step in your career.

This is a senior leadership role and you will be working within a small design team, along side the Creative Director. This is a very collaborative team where your ideas and suggestions are valued, therefore great commercial awareness and an understanding of trends in the greetings and giftware publishing market are a must.

Please note; proven commercial experience designing for greetings cards is a must-have to apply for this job role!

Skills and requirements:

  • A university degree in design
  • In-depth understanding of Adobe creative software
  • A minimum of 5 years industry specific greetings card design experience is essential
  • Natural leadership ability to enthuse and inspire a team
  • Ability to work to deadlines, guidelines and organise workloads effectively
  • Excellent client facing, and internal communication skills
  • A interest and understanding of current market trends
  • Graphic design, illustration and presentation skills
  • A highly creative portfolio demonstrating superb layout, typography and illustration
  • Excellent use of colour / surface pattern design

In return you will be part of a friendly and talented team who produce award-winning and innovative design. You will be given the opportunity to showcase your work in some of the leading high street retailers and independent stores both nationally and globally.

Salary: negotiable, depending on experience + pension, healthcare and staff discounts.

Your details are treated with the strictest confidentiality.

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