Graphic Designer / Creative Designer

£28000 - £32000 Per Annum DOE + Benefits
14 Mar 2017
11 Apr 2017
Guru Careers
Contract Type
Full Time

Graphic Designer / Creative Designer

A Graphic Designer / Creative Designer is needed to join an in-house marketing team that services a family of more than eight manufacturing and supplier businesses worldwide. Expect to provide key creative input and implement your design ideas across their portfolio of brands.

Trading since 1966 and with a turnover of £50m this rapidly growing firm is fast becoming another UK success story for manufacturing. Their key activities are invested in the design, manufacture and distribution of thermoplastic products for the automotive industry. With offices in the UK, Germany, Slovakia and South Africa they now need a Graphic Designer / Creative Designer to join the 300 strong workforce in the Leicester head office.

Joining as the Graphic Designer / Creative Designer you will be responsible for implementing a visual style and brand identity across all online and offline marketing collateral. Whether you are taking designs from initial brief to completion; defining brand guidelines; designing visual assets; creating artwork concepts; overhauling company document templates or improving design rules, typography and colour reproduction across the business you will play a vital role in improving brand consistency.

To qualify... You should be a Creative Designer / Graphic Designer with a CV / Portfolio that demonstrates:

  • Experience in a similar Graphic Design / Creative Design role;
  • Commercial experience with InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and other Creative Suite apps;
  • An understanding of core design principles as well as modern trends;
  • A solid understanding of the printing process, colour, and typefaces;
  • A passion for creativity and problem solving;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • A strong communicator for dealing with internal and external clients.

Experience in animation, 3D, video, or web would be advantageous but is not a prerequisite.

This is a unique opportunity for a Graphic Designer / Creative Designer to join a leading company offering a competitive salary, a great working environment (leave at 16:00 on Friday, subsidised café and onsite gym) and the chance to drastically grow your portfolio. Get in touch.