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Print & Digital – Graphic Designer – In House

Print & Digital – Graphic Designer – In House

  • Full-time, permanent
  • Salary £25-30k dependent on experience
  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • Located, Head Office, Elland, Halifax HX5 0EE

Talented and Highly Skilled Graphic Designer Required for an exciting new position.

Are you an ideas person who can create and produce design work for a vast variety of channels and media such as product brochures, magazine adverts, web-banners, e-mails, social media, etc? If so, then this is an amazing opportunity for you.

Early Excellence, a leading Education Resources, Furniture and Training supplier to the Early Years Sector in the UK and Internationally, are bringing in house their design team – and are seeking an experienced and highly skilled Graphic Designer to join our head office team in Elland.

You will have a fantastic portfolio of work, with a high-level design qualification and come from a multidisciplinary background with in-depth experience of Retail, B2C and B2B business sectors. You will be able to demonstrate a wide range of successful campaigns across all media including Print, Digital and Video.

In your role you will work closely with our Marketing Manager and be responsible for the development of a multitude of interesting projects. Your work load will demand a wide range of skills, where you can develop your creative talents.

You will assist in the growth of training services and product sales online and offline, contributing the latest thinking to work-up print/digital briefs that meet business requirements effectively and creatively – in line with our brand guidelines. This will require the development of visually appealing campaigns that increase customer engagement including email marketing, digital advertising, website development, brochures, infographics, social media, video production and CMS management.

This is a great opportunity to join a business and make a real difference.

Requirements:

  • Creative, highly literate with an exceptional eye for detail in layout, content and typography
  • Able to contribute original print/digital design ideas with an enthusiastic ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Able to multi-task to tight deadlines, work in a small team with strong communication and organisational skills
  • Educated to Degree level in Graphic Design with print/digital disciplines
  • Minimum 3yrs client-side, commercial experience in similar B2B/B2C ecommerce role
  • Excellent design portfolio illustrating full range of print and digital marketing
  • High level skills in:
    • Adobe (CS) Creative Suite of software, to include:
    • InDesign
    • Photoshop
    • Illustrator
    • Basic HTML/CSS web editing skills
    • HTML email creation using MailChimp
  • Ability to work in either MAC or PC environment using the above software and with exceptionally good IT skills
  • Keen and able to explore the use and relevance of new technologies.
  • Experience of Managing Websites and the ability to edit and upload content using Content Management Systems specifically in WordPress
  • Have good working knowledge of SEO and its importance for marketing/promotion
  • Have an in-depth knowledge of print production process from design brief through to final artwork for print/production.

Advantageous to have

  • Experience of video production and publishing to web using YouTube and Vimeo.
  • Studio Photography skills.
  • Working experience in an ecommerce design role would be preferable
  • A love of early education and associated products

Email CV and covering letter to zena@earlyexcellence.com