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Midweight Designer

Midweight Designer – Basingstoke, Hampshire

DOE plus benefits

This is a full time, permanent role, but contractors and freelancers will also be considered.

  • 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 creative agency experience which is essential?
  • Do have experience of designing for print with a bias for digital outputs?

About our Client

We are working for a global hybrid agency who produce content, collateral and campaigns expertly from concept to delivery for their extensive B2B and B2C client base.  They work with some of the biggest global brands and they are now looking for a Midweight Designer to join their busy team.

Job Description

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

What You'll Bring:

The ideal candidate will have the following key responsibilities:

  • 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
  • Work to ensure that the client has confidence that the agency will exceed their expectations in timeliness, costs, accuracy and quality
  • 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

The ideal candidate will have the following knowledge, skills and experience:

Performance:

  • A confident designer who can bring ideas to life through concept generation, rough sketching, mac visuals and ultimately presenting ideas internally and to clients
  • A body of work that demonstrates experience of multiple clients across multiple markets
  • A pro-active, energetic, “can-do” attitude is essential
  • Always looking to go beyond the brief, never be content or happy with average
  • A positive approach and a passion for digital design and the work our client does
  • Be a team player as the company is one agency working across multiple international sites

Skills:

  • 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
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexible attitude to multi-tasking
  • Comfortable working in a challenging and changing environment

Experience:

  •  Creative agency experience is essential, bringing passion and ambition to the company, engaging with fellow creative and the wider agency team
  • You thrive in a collaborative environment where everyone’s learning from each other, and learning fast
  • You will have experience in picking up a brief and running with it
  • Experience of designing for print with a bias for digital outputs

The Successful Candidate

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.

What's on Offer
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • 25 days holiday plus public holidays (option to buy up to 5 further days)
  • A day off for your Birthday
  • Professional Development and Training
  • Remote work and flexible working hours ongoingly 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.

Not for you?
Bluetree offers a referral fee of £200 for candidates placed with our clients who successfully complete their probation period.
£200 referral reward
Got a question?
You can refer to job number VR/03033 when contacting us.
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Job Title:
Midweight Designer
Location:
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Employment:
full-time
Salary:
DOE plus benefits
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