Junior Designer

Recruiter
RECRUITMENT GENIUS
Location
Bath
Salary
£18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted
14 Apr 2017
Closes
14 May 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The company is an international food and drink business to business publishing and digital communications company - with the industry's fastest growing social media community.

This Bath-based company has an exciting opportunity for a Junior Designer to join its pre-press department.

Reporting to the Design and Production Manager, the team player they seek must be proficient in InDesign and PhotoShop. Experience with Illustrator is beneficial but not essential. Good timekeeping, communication, close attention to detail, problem solving skills and an ability to multitask will ensure the successful candidate excels in this role. Familiarity with e-newsletters, Wordpress and HTML skills would be an advantage.

An equal enthusiasm for both print and digital media should be demonstrated.

Key Responsibilities:
Working on two magazine titles, internal marketing, external contract work, web-based tasks as well as contributing to a production role, key duties will include:

- Converting images for print
- Designing pages - working alongside editorial team and fellow design colleagues
- Enhance magazine features by converting data into clear charts and graphics
- Preparing final pages for press and checking proofs
- Archiving material once sent to press
- Working with marketing team to produce (and update) company marketing materials
- Converting publications into digitally enhanced editions
- Liaising with clients to receive advertiser files and checking they meet their specifications
- Assisting with pre- and post-press production duties

Key Result Areas
- Delivering work to a high standard
- Delivering work on time
- Managing own time effectively
- Working well in a team
- Maintaining positive, clear communication with colleagues and clients

Department Dimensions
The successful candidate will be working as part of a four-person team.

Company Benefits:
- Holiday entitlement is 28 days including bank holidays (increasing a day with each year of service up to a maximum of 33) plus 3 days between Christmas and New Year
- Pension
- Private healthcare
- Sick pay scheme
- Childcare voucher scheme
- Subsidised health club membership
- Cycle to work scheme

The Conditions:
- Permanent, full-time position
- Hours 37.5 per week
- The notice period will be one month on either side (following a 6-month probationary period)

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