Graphic Designer / Artworker - Junior-Middle Weight

Location
Sevenoaks
Salary
£15000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
03 Jan 2017
Closes
31 Jan 2017
Ref
00062849
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Job Level
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This Kent based graphic design and branding consultancy are looking for a talented designer to join to their creative team in Kent.

Primarily you will be working to deliver the communication needs of their clients, using a mix of creative skills, accurate artworking and commercial awareness. A very strong understanding of preparing work for both print and digital is needed. The ability to work hard without distraction whilst maintaining excellent accuracy is vital since they often work to tight deadlines.

You will join a dedicated and friendly team with very high standards. You should show imaginative flair, with exceptional attention to detail, and be comfortable picking up a brief from visual concept stages and taking it through to final delivery be that print or digital. Opinions matter, you should be able to voice your innovative ideas articulately and sympathetically both to the team and to the client.

Their perfect candidate will possess the following skills:

- Solid grasp of design concepts, ideally with a degree level qualification in design
- Strong typographical skills
- An understanding of how print design is merging with digital and how to develop brands that can make the transition from screen to screen
- Pharmaceutical packaging skills
- Hands-on skills in Adobe Creative Cloud on MacOS
- Possession of an excellent portfolio with variety of industries and deliverables represented (don't submit word documents!)
- Strong understanding and ideally experience developing websites, from wireframing to wordpress.
- Excellent communication skills and ability to present to clients

Main task of the job:

- Producing accurate and high quality design work for both print and digital
- Contributing ideas and design artwork to a clients brief
- Speaking with clients to discuss their needs
- Managing multiple jobs and deadlines at the same time
- Taking a design concept and applying it across multiple items

This position is in Sevenoaks, Kent.