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Experienced Graphic Designer

Experienced Graphic Designer

Posted 16 May by ITS (Industrial Tool Supplies) Featured Ended

We currently have an exciting opportunity to join our fast-paced creative Marketing department.

To further fuel our rapid growth, we require an experienced "Creative Graphic Designer" to join our design team and help produce our print and web-based graphics. As part of an in-house team you will benefit from creative freedom and the ability to input your ideas and opinions into the general styling and appearance of our brand.

Duties Include:

- Catalogue production (produced 4 times a year)
Along with our current designers you will produce and update our main product catalogue. This will involve working with our buying department to creating eye-catching pages and promotions within the publication, conforming to our branding and style, as well as exporting files ready for print. You will also be expected to understand our product and target market, adapting pages and researching information to ensure the best results are achieved.

- Supplement Publications/Flyers
In addition to our main catalogue we also produce supplement promotional brochures and flyers for specific product categories, seasonal focus and promotional events. You will be expected to support and develop the creation of these as well as introduce new and alternative methods to help reach our target market.

- Adverts
You will work alongside our current designers or independently to create eye catching advertisements for a variety of media platforms and channels which include Newspapers, Billboards, Digital adverts. You will liaise with publication companies to ensure artwork is exported correctly and sent according to deadlines.

- Retail POS
You will create bespoke retail posters and banners that will be used in our retail stores, along with designing from concept to completion bespoke stands for own brand products and ranges. You will be expected to ensure our POS is consistent and up to date throughout all our stores and bring in new or alternative ways to display our products in the most efficient and eye-catching way possible.

- Packaging & Branding
You will be expected to create packaging for our own brand range of products. Creating designs to meet both material and production restraints as well as liaising with production factories ensuring artwork files are exported correctly and sent according to deadlines.

- Web based graphics
As well as print-based media you will also work in conjunction with our web department to assist in the creation of digital graphics such as web banners, emails and social content. You will support our current designers ensuring artwork is created efficiently and maintain files in an organised and productive fashion.

- General Branding/Styling
We like to maintain an up to date style so encourage our designers to push new ideas or concepts to help keep our publications and graphical exposure looking as fresh as possible. We would expect you to be up to date with current trends and confident to explore new and exciting avenues.

Required Skill Set:

- Excellent working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
- 4 Years’ experience in a professional environment
- Natural ability to create eye catching and impactful designs
- Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
- Able to work as part of a team, supporting colleagues and encourage the development of the department

ITS is one of the largest independent power & hand tool suppliers in the UK with a hugely successful on-line presence, quarterly catalogue and retail operation with ambitious plans for future growth and development. We recently moved into our new impressive distribution centre with great facilities and parking. The company prides itself on its strong work ethic, friendly and sociable atmosphere with a management structure who are supportive and keen to encourage internal progression.

If you think you have the drive and passion to excel in this role and have the appropriate skills and experience, we would love to hear from you.

Required skills

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Branding
  • Graphics
  • Publications
  • Design

Reference: 34756363

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