Graphic Designer

Location
Southport
Salary
£18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
03 Feb 2017
Closes
03 Mar 2017
Ref
00064234
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This award winning full service creative agency is now looking for a new team member to add to their skilled team of designers to work in their creative design studio.

Set in a modern bright and open plan working environment, their offices are situated close to Southport town centre and will have been trading for 25 years this April.

They cover a wide range of disciplines and create communications, marketing materials and content for a constantly growing list of some of the UK's most prominent companies. Their speciality sector is in food and drink, servicing the likes of: Hollands Pies/Diagio (Guinness), DrOetker Chicago Town Pizza, Douwe Egberts and Kenco Coffee, Lambrini, Birds Eye, w - the list goes on!

What they do for their customers:
Branding, Packaging, Photography, Exhibition design, Office Interiors, Marketing Literature, Corporate Identity, Digital Design & Implementation, Video & Animation, Scriptwriting, Presentations, content generation and prize handling for Digital prize promotion campaigns for current and past high profile film franchises, content generation and prize handling. They have their own in house photography plus a well established large format print & cutting department, this enables us to respond to customer needs quickly and efficiently, providing everything form pack mock up's to exhibition graphics.

The package includes:

- Off road free parking if required
- Gourmet sandwiches for lunch are provided on all staff birthdays
- All inclusive group nights out are a regular occurrence
- 4 weeks holiday plus bank holidays
- Offices are situated next to Southport town centre shops and they are 4 minutes walk away from main train station.
- Fresh brewed coffee every day, or when it's too cold!
Ice lollies, when it's too hot!

They are looking for (ideally) a mid weight designer, with essential skills covering:
- Brand awareness
- Solid design skills - Graphic layouts, communication literature
- Retail FMCG & food packaging awareness is a big bonus;
who is able to work as a team member or on their own initiative;
with good verbal communication & listening skills;
and able to deal with customers on the telephone, politely and efficiently
A keen eye for detail and good spelling and grammar are a must

Software skills required:

Adobe Creative Suite: In-Desgin, Photo Shop, Illustrator

A working knowledge of digital design disciplines is a big bonus, with Word Press being the main focus for coding, Magento, CMS, CSS, skills would be an advantage but are not crucial.

Bonus skill sets:
- 3D skills, Cinema 4D or Lightwave
- Animation skills
- Video shooting and editing
- Photography and camera setting knowledge

Additional info:
Any candidate who considers themselves capable of working to a high standard will be considered without prejudice and will be welcome to put forward their CV for consideration.

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