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Junior Designer

Employer
advert@flatfeerecruiter.co.uk
Location
LS10 1AB, Leeds
Salary
£19,000 - £23,000 Depending on Experience + Benefits
Closing date
5 Nov 2021

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Specialism
Creative / Design
Sector
Retail
Role Type
Apprenticeship, All levels
Start Date
Immediate
Duration
Permanent
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At GIG Retail we know that great ideas lead to great results. We’re in the business of creating amazing designs for our clients, and we need a talented Junior Designer to join our dynamic team in Leeds.

Junior Designer – Digital & Print

Salary: £19,000 - £23,000 Depending on Experience + Benefits

Full Time, Permanent Role, 35 Hours a Week

Leeds, LS10


GIG is looking for a talented, hardworking Junior Designer with a flair for creativity to help create amazing designs for our clients.

Working with a major high street retailer and global FMCG brands the successful candidate will be working across a variety of digital and print projects in a fun, fast paced environment.

We are looking for a creative individual who is passionate about design, keeps on top of the latest design trends, can contribute to concept discussions, has great attention to detail, and can demonstrate a desire to continuously expand and develop their knowledgebase and creative skillset.

Reporting to the Head of Design you will be working in a small team to develop static and animated designs for digital banners, microsites, magazine ads, leaflets, POS, in-situ mock-ups etc. The role will involve a balance of creative and artwork projects.

We pride ourselves on our GIG Values – to be authentic, brilliant, creative and driven. These values help us provide a professional and highly skilled service to all our valued retail clients.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Working with our client’s assets and brand guidelines to produce high quality designs across multiple media channels, such as in-store POS, online banners and microsites.
  • Creation of designs from concept to final artwork.
  • Contributing to creative idea sessions.
  • Creation of media mock-ups.
  • Taking a proactive approach to communicating with your team and internal colleagues on a regular basis through all stages of a project.
  • Digesting client feedback and liaise with Head of Design and Project Manager to produce iterative amendments to designs.
  • Supporting Head of Design.

The Junior Designer role is crucial to the day-to-day function of GIG. Our core remit is to produce high quality designs to help drive media revenue for a major high street retailer

About You:

The ideal Junior Designer will have one or two-years’ experience in a similar role and will be able to provide a portfolio of work, however this is not essential for the right candidate.

If you are an ambitious designer, don’t miss this incredible opportunity to make your mark.

You should have:

  • A genuine passion for design, and crucially, the hunger to continually improve.
  • Good creative, layout and typographical skills, the ability to follow brand guidelines consistently and accurately, but also to think creatively when required.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • A fantastic portfolio that demonstrates your creative skills, along with your creative rationale (ideally, we would like to see sketches/scamps).
  • Proficient Adobe Creative Cloud skills (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and After Effects).
  • Animation skills.
  • Simple video editing.
  • Ability to juggle numerous tasks at once and deliver all effectively.
  • Ability to deliver to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to take a brief and deliver a creative solution, on-brief.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ideally an appreciation of UX principles.
  • Experience of print design would be beneficial.

Benefits

  • 10% OTE Bonus scheme
  • 27 days’ holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Pension & income protection.
  • Death in service cover.
  • Company sick pay.

How to apply for the Junior Designer - Digital & Print role:

If you have the skills, experience & passion required, click ‘apply’ today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application or provide any other supporting documents.

You must be eligible to work in the UK.

Other suitable skills and experience includes: graphic designer, junior creative designer, digital artist, digital designer, visual artist, animator, illustrator, creative jobs Leeds, graduate jobs Leeds, video editor videographer

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