RecruitGibraltar are currently helping our client who is a long established and reputable gaming company who offer long term career growth, excellent salary, relocation assistance, and a rewarding working environment where you can make a real impact. They require a Mid-Weight Print Designer who will be responsible for the preparation and delivery of first class marketing design work for press channels (UK, Irish & International Press Advertising) for the companys brands.
What is the plan for the role of Mid-Weight Print Designer?
The Print Designer (Mid-Weight) will be an integral part of a team of specialist highly skilled Print Designers who are tasked with producing engaging & effective on brand visual communications for customers across a range of publications on a daily basis, managing multiple adverts concurrently often with very short turnaround times. The Print Designer (Mid-Weight) works in the Print Design Team and reports to the Print Design Manager. The Print Design team operate on a rota based cover system to cover the necessary 7-day a week business requirements.
What will you do as a Mid-Weight Print Designer?
Responsible for the production of high quality design work for all offline marketing activities to ensure the delivery of world class visual communications within the gaming sector. Important: Supporting online marketing activities and other channels where needed e.g. CRM, Direct Mail production, Online design.
Responsible for the creation and delivery of strong and dynamic content from conception through to final production. This will involve researching, brainstorming and creating concepts in collaboration with the design, editorial and press teams and relevant clients/ stakeholders, working from an initial brief to final sign off.
Using In-design / Photoshop/Illustrator to design and layout press advertising templates, and any other print related material, to deliver engaging content to our customers
Contribute to department and work related meetings as required to best perform the role and to achieve open channels of constructive communication in areas of ideation and strategy.
Quality check and proof all personal design and production output to ensure completed work is error-free, meets the brief, and achieves the desired design standards and brand guidelines. Assist with proofing the design production of the junior members of the team.
Effectively collaborate and support the Print Design Manager, Creative Studio Manager & Production Team to plan and schedule resources based on availability & suitability for optimum production.
What do you know that makes you a great Mid-Weight Print Designer?
Experience working in a print studio or creative agency at Mid-Weight level (or Junior Level for at least 2 years).
University-level education in graphic design or equivalent work experience.
Excellent knowledge of the Adobe Creative suite package of applications, specifically In-design, Photoshop & Illustrator
Experience working in a deadline driven environment
Strong sense of composition and layout, typography and color
Ability to create simple, effective, engaging printable graphics.
Knowledge of printing processes, preparing artwork for printing is beneficial.
Strong understanding of Brand guidelines & design principles for offline media
Strong communications skills (written, verbal and presentational)
Strong organizational and project management skills
Ability to develop strong working relationships with internal and third party service providers.
Salary £25k - £35k based on experience with bonus, an excellent relocation package and private healthcare.