Creative Graphic Designer - Luxury Food Brand
£28,000 - £32,000 Plus Bonus + Benefits + Personal Development
Are you passionate about high quality food and exceptional customer service? Do you have previous creative experience in the food industry (brand, retail or hospitality)?
Have you got the flair and skills to design across all types of print and digital media? If great UX and customer experience is important to you we've got a great opportunity you're going to love
Who we are:
With a 129 year heritage and present in 33 countries we are a Luxury Artisan Food Brand retailing both online and across our 30 UK stores in Central London and 2 outside London. If you love great quality food and have a passion for excellent customer experience we are the place to be.
The Creative Graphic Designer Role:
The role of the Designer is to take ownership of all design requirements for the brand. Ensuring all packaging, sales, marketing, web & social media and in-house collateral is cost-effectively designed and delivered to agreed standards and deadlines from concept to fruition.
+ Act as guardian of the brand and all associated brands with active input into the evolution of each brand
+ Design point of sale items from concept through to the finished product and all intermediate stages
+ Seasonal campaign planning, development and execution.
+ Design product packaging from concept to print ready artwork
+ Visualisation and mock ups – produce graphic and physical examples of products and site installations
+ Undertake advertising and promotional design for online, print and promotional products from concept to production ready artwork
+ Undertake photography direction
+ Photo retouching
+ Manage print supplier, through briefing and consultation, ensuring an effective output of quality work.
+ Adept at working with senior stakeholders, with the ability to respond to both formal and spoken briefs.
+ Adept at presenting conceptual and completed work to senior stakeholders.
+ Excellent working knowledge of Adobe creative suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign etc.) on the MAC OS platform.
+ Deep understanding of design & typography principles.
+ Knowledge of print production.
+ Photo and image editing and retouching experience.
+ Able to take design briefs and follow them through from concept stage to completion.
+ Attention to detail and excellent time management skills.
+ Able to meet tight deadlines up to high standards.
+ Copywriting and proofing skills.
+ Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously whilst working to tight deadlines
+ Previous design experience within a food retail environment is preferred, though not essential. Candidates with suitable agency experience would be considered.
+ Experience in managing the broad marketing mix, specifically POS, digital (online and social media), packaging, campaign management and advertising, either inhouse or agency.
Because we are passionate about making our teams feel valued, we offer a great range of benefits. Here is the icing on the cake:
+ Generous and highly competitive bonus
+ 28 days holiday
+ 30% discount on all products for you and an additional person of your choice
+ Free lunch as well as tea & coffee on days worked
+ Half yearly social events for the whole company
+ Discounted gym membership
+ Private Health Insurance
+ Discounts via Aon Portal (on services, big retailers, holidays…)
+ Outstanding training and development opportunities (apprenticeship, Management and Leadership Qualification…)
+ And many more!
One last thing. We are partnered with Too Good To Go, reducing our contribution to landfill and our carbon footprint. As of May 2019, we have already saved an astounding 16.5k meals – that’s something to be proud of!
Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager
If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.