Creative Designer Associate - Southampton - GBP20,000-GBP23,000

20000.00 - 23000.00 GBP Annual + GBP20000 - GBP23000/annum
16 Mar 2017
23 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Creative Design Associate - Southampton - GBP20,000-GBP23,000

Our client, a successful company based in Southampton, are currently looking for a Creative Design Associate to join their Marketing team. As the Creative Design Associate you will report to the Brand Manager and be responsible in creating a consistent brand massage, through strong design, efficient and flawless execution. You will also support the business with high-end creative for a range of marketing content including but not limited to graphic design, web & mobile design, print ready artwork, digital and physical POS.

Your duties will include:
??Work effectively with marketing peers, product management and sales teams to ensure implementation of campaigns and brand consistency
??Produce ideas, design and artwork in response to projects briefed in by key stakeholders for the UK
??Consult with Product Managers, Sales stakeholders and Brand Manager to discuss the business objectives and requirements of the briefs and develop creative concepts to suit their purpose
??Help source and create local web content to engage and grow engagement and sales
??Ensure project deadlines are met
??Contribute to the asset library systems to provide UK retailers and distributors with advertising and collateral campaign materials where required
??Keep up to date with current design trends, creative software packages and techniques as well as creative studio hardware requirements
??Organise the storage and back up of creative work and campaign materials
??Develop creative solutions to meet yearly business objectives and priorities for print and digital solutions
??Deliver and execute all projects to deadline
??Maintain a level of professional knowledge of media options available
??Maintain user expertise in the operations of all relevant products
??Perform other job related duties as assigned

Experience required:
??Recognisable qualification in graphic design (Degree 2.2 or above) or 2 years' experience in graphic, web and email design for an established brand, retailer or agency
??Ability to conceptualise ideas and develop innovative creative solutions
??Expert knowledge of layouts, graphic design fundamentals and typography
??Excellent HTML and CSS coding abilities
??Ability to understand the company's business needs to develop successful creative campaigns
??Must possess a strong working knowledge of print design, POS and brand development, integrated campaigns
??Good verbal, written and presentation communications
??Effective time management and project management skills
??Ability to multi-task and be detail orientated
??Must have passion, integrity, and energy
??Adobe Creative Cloud
??Mac OSX
??Adobe InDesign CC
??Adobe Photoshop CC
??Adobe Illustrator CC
??Adobe Bridge
??Adobe Lightroom
??Adobe Acrobat DC
??Continued development of existing skills (HTML & Creative Suite - Photoshop)
??Microsoft Office

??Insurance - Critical illness, Private healthcare and dental scheme
??Pension - Personal Pension Plan, they will match and contribution you make up to and including 7.5%
??Annual Bonus - Discretionary, on own performance and companies. Max of 4 weeks salary paid in December which is taxed
??Holidays - 20 Days
??Educational Assistance - Will support employees with educational development suitable to their role
??Employee Support - 24hr 7 days a week confidential telephone service free of charge
??Perks - Borrow or purchase products at a discount. Also provide several company-hosted family and team events throughout the year.
??Subsidised staff restaurant

For more information, please contact Hannah Darby on the Office and Commercial team at Bond Williams Professional Recruitment.

Bond Williams Professional Recruitment are an equal opportunity employer and operate as an Employment Business and Recruitment Agency