Graphic Designer

Location
St Albans
Salary
£24,000 - £30,000 per annum
Posted
17 Apr 2018
Closes
17 May 2018
Contract Type
Graduate, Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A trusted and credible business in St Albans are looking for a Graphic Designer to help promote their business by developing their brand identity through visual mediums. This role would be ideal for a designer who enjoys applying creative talents to a variety of content including websites, products and services.

You will be doing in-house design work, working with different parts of the business to design and create visual content that promotes the business in an engaging fashion!

Responsibilities

  • Apply creative skills to a range of materials, ensuring that you work in the brand guidelines (printed brochures, adverts, emails, web graphics, newsletters, exhibitions etc.)
  • Work with different parts of the business to develop graphic designs across all media to meet the needs of the business.
  • Managing design projects, ensuring you work within time and budget
  • Work closely with the marketing team to ensure cost effective designs are implemented
  • Managing the full cycle of the design project, whilst maintaining relationships with printers
  • Photo retouching and colour correction for artwork
  • Maintain an archive of design work for easy access
  • Assist the marketing team with ad hoc projects/events as required

About You

  • Previous experience in graphic design is essential, specifically as an in-house designer
  • Previous experience with photography and video production/editing is an advantage
  • Previous experience working with print coordination would be desirable
  • Studied Design to a degree level (or equivalent)
  • Expert user of Mac (OS 10+)
  • Expert designs skills using Adobe Creative Cloud software including InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop and preferably also Quark. Adobe Flash would be an advantage
  • Effective communication and organisation skills
  • Skilled relationship management skills as well as the ability to work within a team