Character Illustrator / Designer

Recruiter
The Workpoint
Location
Heaton Chapel, Borough of Stockport
Salary
£16000 - £20000/annum Neg DoE + free on-site parking
Posted
22 Jul 2017
Closes
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is a truly exceptional opportunity for a talented and creative Character Illustrator / designer. Our client is one of the UK’s leading online businesses, a disruptive, well-established and trusted online retailer with a range of personalised Character brands recognised across the planet.

They are looking to expand their creative team with the appointment of an additional, and talented Character Illustrator / designer.

Their vision is to become the global leader in personalised character brands - think personalised character app Bitmoji with added personality and attitude - delivering iconic personalised character brands with global appeal.

The role will entail designing and illustrating new characters, outfits, hairstyles and accessories for their growing portfolio of character brands including ClaireaBella, PetaBella and soon to launch mySwag and Horse Beauty.

Working 9-5.30 Monday-Friday at their Head Office in Stockport, the successful applicant will primarily be responsible for developing designs and Character illustrations across a range of media.

WORKING AS PART OF A TEAM, DAY TO DAY DUTIES WILL INCLUDE:
• Liaising with the Product Development Team to develop new ranges
• Developing and delivering concepts
• Creating designs from start to finish

THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL:
• Have excellent Character Illustration skills and creative flair
• Have good working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator
• Additional skills like 3D and animation are welcome but not essential
• Have a strong design portfolio
• Have an eye for detail
• Be able to get along with colleagues
• Be able to confidently present your ideas
• Be commercially aware
• Be able to work under pressure and to strict deadlines
• Have good organisational skills

The company offer a vibrant and creative working environment with great prospects for advancement, along with an attractive salary circa £16-20k (negotiable depending on experience), pension scheme and free onsite parking.

If you are an exceptional Character Illustrator / designer looking for a creative environment in which you can flourish, you’ve just found it. Please apply, we’d like to hear from you