Graphic Designer Solihull £25k DOE Ref: GD244
Green Shoots Recruitment Ltd are looking for an experienced Graphic Designer with creative solutions for all types of design collateral, who will confidently pitch new ideas and creative concepts to stakeholders across the business. An understanding of animation packages would be a great advantage!
Purpose of the role
To act as an internal graphic design resource, producing creative design solutions. Your workload will include the creation of; print ready artwork, PDF for web, business documentation and PowerPoint presentations. You will also be responsible for retaining brand image and maintaining cost efficiencies throughout the design process and production.
Duties & responsibilities
- Work alongside the Marketing and Communications teams to produce high quality, innovative creative concepts
- Form part of an internal consultancy service to the Marketing and Communications teams (and wider internal business clients), advising on creative solutions for all types of design collateral, from print to digital
- Produce new creative collateral within established brand guidelines
- Make amends to existing documentation / websites / presentations as required, ensuring a high level of accuracy is maintained
- Act as a quality assurance resource to maintain a high level of accuracy in all work leaving the Design function
- Support the Digital Design function in ensuring brand consistency between online and offline collateral
- Effectively manage own daily workload within agreed timescales – communicating effectively with internal stakeholders and the Design Manager should priority clashes occur
- Confidently pitch new ideas and creative concepts, communicating effectively with stakeholders at all levels across the business
- Liaise with the Group’s printing house, ensuring printed materials are produced and delivered to agreed timescales / finishes and are of an acceptable quality
Ensure adherence to regulatory processes such as sign off and document management
A high level of creativity and a well developed aesthetic sensibility, demonstrated through a portfolio of strong creative work
- Mac proficient with excellent knowledge of all appropriate design packages such as Adobe Creative Suite (CS6 or later)Microsoft Office skills that include Word and PowerPoint
- Understanding of animation packages such as Adobe After Effects and Adobe Animate and digital design principles and associated technologies (HTML, CSS etc) desired
- Ability to deliver high-quality, consistent creative work with accuracy and attention to detail
- Be able to multi-task and switch focus as required. Organise own workload based upon business priorities, self-manage and prioritise several projects at once, whilst keeping to set deadlines
Qualifications and experience
- Grade C or above GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Mathematics and a recognised qualification in Graphic Design or related subject.
- Two years’ relevant commercial experience required.
Look forward to hearing from you
If this role is not quite right for you and you have similar skills and experience, please get in touch, as we are always getting new Designer, Digital Designer, Online Designer, Front End Designer, Email Designer, Graphic Designer, Creative Artworker and Artworker roles in.
Green Shoots Recruitment Ltd is a Creative, Design, Marketing and Digital Recruitment Specialist covering the West Midlands and East Midlands.
The company is based on a solid foundation of 20 years of creative recruitment experience and are able to provide solutions for job seekers looking for a new career in Design, Digital Design, Graphic Design, Front End Design, App Design, Email Design, Animation Design, Video Design. We have roles in Creative Marketing and Digital Agencies along side filling roles with companies directly. We also recruit for Developers and Coders, Marketing, Account Handling, Digital Marketing, Social Media Marketing, SEO positions, PPC job roles Marketing Strategist, Marketing Communications including Content writing, creative marketing, digital, executive and sales jobs across Birmingham and the West Midlands. Filling a selection of Marketing, Communication, Creative, Digital, Marketing, Sales & Executive jobs at all levels in the West Midlands and East Midlands areas. Including; Birmingham, Cheltenham, Cotswolds, Coventry, Derbyshire, Dudley, Evesham, Gloucestershire, Hereford, Kidderminister, Leamington Spa, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Oxfordshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Shropshire, Solihull, Staffordshire, Stratford Upon Avon, Stourbridge, Stourport, Walsall, Warwick, Warwickshire, Worcester Worcestershire, Wolverhampton and surrounding areas.