full-time

Junior / Midweight Designer

Junior / Midweight Designer – Guildford, Surrey

Salary £22,000 - £32,000 DOE plus benefits

  • Do you have creative agency experience which is essential?
  • Are you a confident designer who can bring ideas to life through concept generation, rough sketching, mac visuals and ultimately presenting ideas internally and to clients?
  • Do you have a pro-active, energetic, “can-do” attitude which is essential; always looking to go beyond the brief, never being content or happy with average?

About our Client

Our client is a growing agency, specialising in financial services. They work with leading sector brands in the industry.  They are a small, friendly team based in Surrey, and as a growing business they are looking for a passionate and ambitious Junior / Midweight Designer to join their busy team.

Job Description

In this dynamic role you will be involved in working across a variety of clients, as a Junior / Midweight Designer you will be a key member of the creative team, helping create content for both print and digital contexts, with a focus on pushing what’s possible in digital communications.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience of creating amazing print and digital projects that not only look fantastic, but also meet client’s objectives. Within this role you will work with Art Directors and Writers to bring concepts to life visually and your work will have exposure to a national and international audience.

Versatility is very important for this role; you will be able to turn your design hand to a range of projects and the successful applicants’ key responsibilities will include:

  • Effectively interpret client objectives into great ideas and design concepts to a high standard
  • Participate in client briefing calls to understand client requirements
  • Understand the need to conform to the client identity
  • Balance imagination with realistic implementation
  • Present work both internally and to the client in an inspiring and confident manner
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with other departments within the organisation
  • Ability to differentiate between an idea and an execution and interpret the Creative Brief
  • Ability to work accurately under pressure, ensuring creative work is accurate and appropriate for either print or digital production
  • Work well at pace and meet agreed timelines, ensuring deadlines are met and projects delivered to a quality standard

We’re looking for someone who is passionate about design, their ideas, quality of output and always looking to learn and innovate.  The ideal candidate will therefore:

  • Have creative agency experience which is essential
  • Be a confident designer who can bring ideas to life through concept generation, rough sketching, mac visuals and ultimately presenting ideas internally and to clients
  • Have a body of work that demonstrates experience of multiple clients across multiple markets
  • Excellent design craft skills in typography, layout and colour balance
  • A good understanding of UX design and accessibility
  • Good communication skills, confident in presenting design ideas and the ability to inspire at all levels
  • Mac literate with advanced use of Adobe Creative Suite (including Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, XD) and Microsoft Office applications (specifically PowerPoint)
  • Confident design skills for both print and digital media, and ability to adapt style and approach to different clients and target audiences
  • Working knowledge of AfterEffects animation would be advantageous
  • Have an eye for detail and a flair for creativity
  • Have excellent organisational skills and a desire to never miss a deadline
  • Sound knowledge of digital production including understanding responsive design (HTML5)
  • High level of finish for presentation concepts
  • Good organisational, planning and execution skills
  • Have a pro-active, energetic, “can-do” attitude which is essential
  • Always look to go beyond the brief, never be content or happy with average
  • Have a positive approach and a passion for digital design and be a willing team player
  • Have the ability to work to tight deadlines and on multiple projects at the same time

The Successful Candidate

The successful candidate will be involved in working across a variety of clients, as a Junior / Midweight Designer you will be a key member of the creative team, helping create content for both print and digital contexts, with a focus on pushing what’s possible in digital communications.

What’s on Offer

  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Health Insurance
  • Pension
  • Training Events
  • Flexible working options are available

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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Job Title:
Junior / Midweight Designer
Location:
Guildford, Surrey
Employment:
full-time
Salary:
£22,000 - £32,000 DOE plus benefits
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