Senior Graphic Designer

Job Type:
Digital Workspace
Job reference:
about 1 month ago

Senior Graphic Designer

Chadderton, Manchester, M24

Salary: competitive basic + 20% bonus + great bens!

Office based role

Sector: Retail, wholesale, drinks, FMCG

  • Free Parking
    * Private healthcare
    * 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays
    * Pension employer contribution

This client provides licensed establishments with all of their bar and sundry supplies and are more than just a distributor and at 24th place in the Sunday Times PWC Profit Track 100, they have become the fastest growing privately owned drinks company in Britain. Their aim is to provide the best customer service in the industry, as well as an impressive and extensive portfolio of products. Currently employ over 900 people and they have 14 depots across the UK as well as a Support Centre and Hub distribution centre based in Manchester.

The role

* Design a variety of digital, print and merchandise assets across a number of different brands to be viewed by consumers across various channels
* Improving and expanding a variety of brand designs, including everything from working on new concepts to iterating on brand books
* Maintain brand consistency throughout your work
* Design templates for in-house communications
* Design and produce presentations for senior management
* Ability to conceptualise new marketing material including digital banners, social media content and HTML e-mail templates
* Develop website layout and maintain the look and feel of brand websites
* Think independently to create new ideas and concepts
* Manage creative ideas from concept to execution and release
* Collaborate closely with our brand, marketing and digital marketing teams
* Organise digital asset library
* Respond quickly to deadlines, design challenges and new business needs

The requirements

* Have an excellent working knowledge of Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop and PowerPoint
* Have a solid design education which covered the fundamentals of graphic design
* Have 3+ years experience as a graphic designer
* Be organised, have an excellent attention to detail, and be able to work on multiple varied projects at once
* Have exceptional communication skills which allow you to discuss your work with a variety of team members, clients and other stakeholders
* Have a great portfolio which demonstrates the ability to create a wide variety of design work (print, digital etc.)
* Have the ability to quickly research, visualise then iterate and develop an idea until completion.
* Ability to work under pressure with fast turnarounds and tight deadlines
* Strong understanding of design principles and UI/UX design.
* Maintaining a flexible & resilient approach to work with the ability to work under pressure

Desirable skills

* Experience in eCommerce
* Experience with FMCG brands
* Photography, videography, video editing, photo editing, animation and typography skills

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