Graphic Designer

England,Greater Manchester,Manchester
£24000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
16 March 2017
14 April 2017
Clare Lawrence
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
Your new company
A high profile sporting organisation based in Manchester are seeking a competent Graphic Designer to join their marketing team on a 12 month contract to cover a maternity leave.

Your new role
The Graphic Designer will support the Lead Designer by responding to briefs from departments across the organisation and generating highly visual creative design and graphics, both templated and bespoke. Your principal areas of responsibility will be to create innovative, effective and high spec design solutions on brand, within brief and on time. Receiving and interpreting design and creative briefs from a variety of different areas, each with their own challenges and propose design or creative concepts that satisfy and deliver on the briefs. You will produce creative design solutions, logos or concepts for a multitude of formats, including but not limited to print, marketing materials and collateral and web assets. You will also produce artwork designs for production where necessary.

What you'll need to succeed
As a successful candidate, you will have an outstanding portfolio and be responsible for producing industry leading designs that deliver on the objectives of the brief but also express the organisation's brand values and personality. Design within the Marketing team is a fast-paced and dynamic area of the business and therefore you will be expected to manage multiple projects concurrently, though remaining flexible through multiple revisions while keeping a keen attention to detail. You will be an advanced user of relevant Mac hardware and software, including Adobe Creative Suite in particular InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator and have experience of designing for print including press advertising, brochures and large format graphics, as well as web and digital assets including MPU, Skyscrapers, leaderboards and social icons. It is essential that you also have a good knowledge of artwork and production techniques. Therefore the ideal candidate for this position will hold a relevant design based qualification and a minimum of 4 years experience in a design capacity, whether in-house or agency.

What you'll get in return
In return you will receive a highly competitive basic salary and benefits package alongside the opportunity to work with a truly world-class brand.

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