Senior Graphic Designer - (UI design, Photoshop, HTML and CSS)

Recruiter
Centre People
Location
London, South East England
Salary
30000.0000
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Well established retail and hospitality group are searching for a Senior Graphic Designer to join their marketing department. The role will hold responsibility for the entire multi-channel graphic design function from concept through development to delivery. Ideally you will be comfortable with UI design/digital design, Photoshop, HTML and CSS marketing material, Layout design, In-Design and Illustrator

Core duties:

  • Reporting to the Design and Advertising Manager the scope of this role is to take responsibility for the entire multi-channel graphic design function from concept through development to delivery
  • You will need to drive the brand design to insure that company remains ahead of its competitors in their restaurants and in its growing omni-channel presence
  • You will generate creative content enabling business growth in line with brand values and matching customer requirements
  • Supporting the promotion of products, services and ideas with innovative approaches
  • You will be guardian of the brand, and stimulate creative activity supporting sales

Responsibilities:

  • Bringing to life the company’s brand image, driving innovation through design and execution
  • Deliver creative brilliance across all channels, ensuring customers receive a seamless message across all formats, devising and presenting brand imagery across the estate with ideas and strategies that establish a distinctive brand message
  • Drive the omni-channel creative strategy forward keeping up with industry developments to ensure the company remains ahead of market competitors
  • Delivering campaign content for business activity, including social media, direct marketing and advertising campaigns which stimulate response levels, and drive sales
  • Ensure that the brand creative guidelines and style guides are adhered to, updating where necessary to keep innovative, relevant and clear
  • Work with the Design and Advertising Manager to drive creative projects from brief stage and manage development of idea from conception through to delivery and MD sign off
  • Creating and supporting promotional activities
  • Be present on all photo-shoots to assist art direction, always being mindful of end use
  • To be pro-active in introducing and evolving creative techniques, have an understanding and awareness of working with different print techniques, using different substrates
  • Identify new and innovative opportunities for displaying graphics within the retail and hospitality environments
  • Work with relevant departments on press packs and advertising campaigns
  • Managing costs and deliver projects within budget
  • Understanding market movements, and design standards, keeping company ahead of the competition
  • Writing reports, analysing feedback on content and style guides
  • Creating content to support events, site launches, new product and business developments, consistent with the brand

Ideal candidate

  • Comfortable with UI design/digital design/Photoshop, HTML and CSS marketing material, Layout design, In-Design and Illustrator
  • Ability to question the brief, collaborate and explore beyond expected brand guidelines
  • Finger on the pulse of what’s happening in the world of food, retail and hospitality
  • Experience of using retouching processes
  • A keen eye for detail, from creative development to finished art
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at one time, whilst demonstrating commercial awareness at each point of review
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced retail and hospitality environment under pressure
  • Proven experience in similar role, ideally where you managed a small team
  • Team player with an enthusiastic and positive approach
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers
  • Good organisation and planning skills, showing the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices, but also able to work within a small, and expanding Head Office team, displaying good teamwork skills
  • Provide evidence of an adaptable approach, with moving targets and a fast paced environment

Desirable skills:

  • Fluent with Microsoft office and Adobe Creative suite (In design, illustrator, Photoshop are essential)
  • Creative flair and an eye for design
  • An appreciation of, and interest in East Asian culture, cuisine and business
  • Previous hospitality or retail design experience
  • Graduate in a relevant subject such as design, marketing, business or statistics

If your application is successful, you will be contacted within two working days. We regret that due to the high volume of applications we receive we cannot provide feedback on individual CVs.