Mid-Weight Designer

Aunt Bessie's
East Riding of Yorkshire
12 Jan 2018
12 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Mid-Weight Designer, London or Hull, in this role you will be required to assist with the design and production of The Food Doctor’s and Aunt Bessie’s portfolio of marketing and packaging materials. This position is based in either London or Hull, as you will be required to work on creative projects for both The Food Doctor and Aunt Bessie’s. Key Responsibilities of a Mid-Weight Designer * To assist with the design and production of The Food Doctor’s and Aunt Bessie’s portfolio of marketing and packaging materials. Including: * Packaging * Branded merchandise * In-store display units * Event collateral * Adverts – print & digital * Web banners * Social media content and assets * Concepts for new categories and product ranges * Ensure designs meet the business objectives as stated in the creative brief and follow the Aunt Bessie’s and The Food Doctor’s brand guidelines * Keep abreast of design and food trends and developments in the print and digital world * Liaise effectively with other teams * Manage project timescales, working to tight deadlines and budget requirements Skills & Experience * Relevant University Degree or qualification; or equivalent commercial experience in the industry * A strong and broad ranging portfolio of printed and digital design work * Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator) * Passion for design and eagerness to collaborate with team members * Self-motivated, organised and accountable * Meticulous attention to detail * Passion for design with excellent interpersonal skills and eagerness to collaborate with others * Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure * Proactive and take the initiative Desirable Skills: * Be educated to a degree level in a design or design related discipline * Experience in food packaging from concept to final artwork production * Have an interest in food photography and food styling * An interest in the Food Industry About us As part of the William Jackson Food Group, a family owned business; Aunt Bessie’s is a company with strong values and the desire to balance short and long term growth, further diversifying and building our brand. As market leader across a number of sectors within the UK frozen food category we are known and loved by our consumers for delivering food that is the next best thing to home-made. From our heartland Yorkshire Puddings and Potatoes to newer, on-trend products like Vegetable Chips, Aunt Bessie’s provides a helping hand in the kitchen and is committed to building a business to be proud of. Founded in 1999, The Food Doctor has a strong core customer fan base; and brand recognition, despite its size. The Food Doctor’s range is about delivering a no nonsense approach to healthy eating based on its three guiding principles; 1) Goodness Guaranteed 2) Fad Free 3) Made for enjoyment. The brand already has major multiple listings and some existing relationships with the trade, which provides a sound base to be built upon. We consider ourselves a straight forward, friendly and honest brand, and it is crucial that this comes across in all of our marketing and creative