Digital Graphic Designer

Digital Graphic Designer – Alton, Hampshire

Salary £32,000 - £35,000 DOE, plus benefits

NOT A HYBRID ROLE – Your time will be spent working in the office, which is based in Alton, Hampshire

We are recruiting a Digital Graphic Designer to work for a family-owned business that has operated in Hampshire for over 50 years as a manufacturer and distributor of decorative lighting. The business has grown extensively over the last 10 years and now has become an internationally renowned company, supplying beautiful products to over 50 different countries, and they need a Digital Graphic Designer to join their team.

Job Description

The Digital Graphic Designer’s key tasks include:

  • Project manage the design presentation and user experience of client’s websites within the Group, liaising with external agencies when required.
  • Support and create regular new content for websites within the Group, including news posts and promotions.
  • Manage the creation of digital assets from artwork and image files, overseeing the workload of a marketing assistant, and ensuring these assets are available to customers through correct channels.
  • Work with the marketing team to generate digital advertising campaigns, creating content that will span across websites, social media, and email communications.
  • Contribute to the production of artwork for company literature including: catalogues, showroom/trade advertisements, flyers, POS, newsletters and packaging.
  • Improve product images within Photoshop (ensuring colours and details are true to actual product).
  • Create faux lifestyle photography for products using stock imagery, as well as working with third party CGI companies.
  • Contribute to new photography projects required for catalogues and websites giving direction to overseas colleagues or third-party photographers for angles and close-ups required.
  • Ensure branding guidelines are followed within digital assets and campaigns to incorporate their USA partners and subsidiary companies. Control the use of logos and fonts in all visual media.
  • Support the Marketing Director with new marketing initiatives including general administration: general typing, spread sheets, presentations and office duties as required for sales and marketing projects.

The Digital Graphic Designer should have the following core skills and experience:

  • Minimum 3 A ‘Levels, plus Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Digital Design or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Digital Graphic Designer with a proven portfolio of work in industry.
  • Ability to learn quickly when facing new tasks/challenges.
  • Strong administration/database skills essential.
  • Sound technical knowledge of:
  • Graphic design software - Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop CC.
  • Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Advanced experience using a CMS, with basic knowledge of HTML and CSS preferable.
  • Some experience of UI / UX design desirable.
  • Experience creating email campaigns with Mailchimp or similar client.
  • Good time management i.e. concentrating effort on priorities and work well under pressurised deadlines.
  • A keen eye for detail.
  • Show flexibility, initiative and creativity in project work.
  • A team player who is action orientated to get the job done.
  • Relates well to all kinds of people inside and outside the business, building rapport and effective relationships.

What’s on Offer

  • 28 days holiday inclusive of Bank Holidays (pro rata to start date)
  • Statutory pension scheme enrolment upon successful completion of probationary period
  • Free parking
  • Flexible start and finish times can be agreed

Bluetree Recruits is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Bluetree Recruits Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

We offer equal opportunities to all candidates regardless of race, religion, gender, sexuality, disability, age and other protected status as required by applicable law.

We can only consider applications from candidates who are eligible to work in the UK.

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Digital Graphic Designer
Alton, Hampshire
£32,000 - £35,000 DOE, plus benefits
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