Advertising Designer

Posted 14 September by Talent HQ Limited
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TalentHQ Recruitment's goal is simple, to just find: the right talent for the right job.

  • Position: Advertising Designer
  • Location: Hatfield, Herts
  • Salary: £18,000 per annum
  • Contract: Permanent, Full-Time

Advertising Designer:

  • Are you a creative individual?
  • Does the opportunity to work in a fast-paced publishing environment excite you?
  • Would you enjoy creating indexes from supplied data and creating adverts from supplied copy?
  • Do you have excellent Apple Mac Skills?
  • Are you familiar using Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat?
  • Do you have a good knowledge of pre-press production including the creation of high resolution, PDFs.
  • Are you a well organised individual?
  • Maybe you come from a design or reprographics print background?
  • Are you an efficient individual who is used to reaching tight deadlines and remain calm under pressure?
  • Maybe you have a good understanding of the litho print process and pre-press?

If you answer 'YES’ to the above, then this position could be the exciting career opportunity you're looking for as a Contracted 'Advertising Designer’ and the TalentHQ Recruitment team would love to hear from you

Main duties:

  • Create index layouts from supplied data
  • Create high-quality and creative advertising content
  • Work from client supplied copy and design briefs
  • Adhere to brand guidelines where required
  • Check supplied finished artwork PDFs for quality control and pre-press criteria
  • Create high-resolution PDFs for press
  • Upload PDFs to printers' pre-press systems
  • Manage artwork project folders on shared production servers
  • Work closely with the Advertising Production, Database and Project Management teams
  • Archive finished artwork when publication is completed.

Skills required:

  • Excellent design software knowledge: Adobe Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat
  • Filemaker Pro database software knowledge preferable
  • High attention to detail
  • Good standard of written English
  • Good understanding of the litho print process and pre-press
  • Highly organised and effective communication
  • An appreciation of typography and font management
  • Positive approach to managing change.

Previous design workplace experience preferable and a relevant Degree, HND or other related qualification is desirable.

About TalentHQ Recruitment:

TalentHQ Ltd are an "Award Winning" recruitment consultancy which is headed up by a team of talented consultants.

Within our HQ we specialise in adding 'talent' within Temporary & Permanent positions across all Business Support roles from Junior to Senior Management.

We are proud to work with a leading number of blue-chip companies as well as smaller SMEs businesses throughout the UK. Awards: FSB Hertfordshire - Best New Business - Winners 2014 & Most Inspiring New

Required skills

  • Adobe
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Apple
  • Illustrator
  • Publishing

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