Job description

We are Graphic Brands, a UK creative agency based in Lincolnshire, working on branding, packaging, campaigns, projects (offline and online) and printed media for a wide range of clients and consumer product sectors. We are currently seeking a creative-minded Graphic Designer to join our in-house Design department. We offer career development to build a successful career working­ in a fast-paced, dynamic and team-orientated environment. Our candidate needs a wide range of design and creative capabilities as well as the ability to meet deadlines in high-pressure environments. Design skills are a must and working with the in-house design team, the role will involve collaborating to ensure design is to standards, plus working solo on a wide range of projects. You will have a good eye for layout and typography, have a creative flair in design and layout creation, meticulous attention to detail and be fluent in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign). Our candidate will need an understanding of marketing platforms (both printed and digital). You will need to have an understanding of modern print processes in packaging and digital production (online asset creation). You will be ready to develop your existing skills by reporting to the creative director and working with our creative team on a range of ambitious and innovative projects and brands. Responsible for helping to drive the creative direction of the business, an understanding of the packaging design process will be needed to help produce the best work possible. A good knowledge of the following tools is required:

  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • InDesign
  • After effects
  • Premier Pro
  • Generative AI platforms and prompt writing experience are a bonus
  • Studio photography knowledge is also a bonus Communication is a big part of the job, so the designer must feel confident enough to contribute to the entire creative process. Keeping a finger on the pulse of current trends is also key when moving towards recognition. Most importantly be themselves, passionate and thrive in collaborative environments. Typical activities The specific details of the designer’s role will vary day-to-day, but common activities include: Developing new brand concepts through to design and production stages Complete and create artwork for brand communications Design assets for website, email, social and paid media channels Research images, typography and design trends
  • Offering input to creative meetings and sharing ideas
  • Producing attractive and effective designs for all media
  • Communicating with the creative director to receive feedback
  • Liaising effectively with clients and other team members
  • Supporting the team throughout the execution of campaigns and projects
  • Producing corporate marketing literature
  • Producing / designing presentations within PowerPoint
  • Supporting in-house marketing team to produce innovative visual campaigns Key Skills required: Our designer needs a wide range of design and creative capabilities. These include
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Adeptness with leading design software packages
  • A determination to achieve and succeed
  • At least 3 years of creative industry experience in packaging design
  • Using Apple Mac equipment and operating system
  • Good Office skills (PowerPoint, Excel and Word)
  • The ability to meet deadlines in a high-pressure environment
  • A background of working as part of a design team
  • The ability to see projects through from inception to production
  • Consistency regardless of project size
  • Good organisational skills that support the rest of the team
  • The motivation to maintain and improve design standards
  • The willingness to listen to feedback and use it to improve
  • Strong understanding of layout and typography
  • Ability to follow and work within brand guidelines
  • Creatively driven and a keen eye for detail
  • Illustration skills would be advantageous
  • Studio / Product photography knowledge would be a bonus From time to time the role will require the candidate to work hours that aren’t typical, so a flexible approach is needed. You must be currently eligible to work in the UK and have a driving licence. Ideally, you would be located within 45 minute drive of Stamford, Lincs. Please send your CV and examples of your work to terry@graphicbrands.co.uk. Job Type: Full-time Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm Salary: dependent on experience


Experience: Graphic Design: 3+ years Licence: UK (Required) Language: English (Required)

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