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Junior Graphic Designer in Manchester

Job description

My client is a multi-award-winning UK-based integrated B2B marketing agency offering a comprehensive range of services, from strategy, design and digital through to PR/social and exhibitions as well as automation and tech stack insights.

With offices in Manchester and Cambridge, the company has a range of scientific and industrial clients as far afield as Canada and Australia. They help science-based companies and industrial manufacturers articulate complex technical messages and communicate better with their customers and prospects across a variety of channels both in the UK and on an international scale.

The company has excellent transport links, based on King Street in Manchester City Centre. There is an excellent culture with regular social events and internal activities. This is a fast-growing company with an international outlook and a dynamic and exciting working environment, including regular award nominations and wins.

Due to continued growth they are looking to recruit a Junior Graphic Designer in the Manchester City Centre office.

Applications are requested to send a link to their portfolio, this can be included in the CV or a PDF document.

In return a competitive Salary of between £18,000 -£20,000 is on offer, hours are 35 hours a week Monday to Friday (9:00am to 5:00pm)

Holidays: 25 days + bank holidays

Description of role:

The principal duties of the Junior Graphic Designer are as follows:

  • Interpreting the client's business needs and developing a concept to suit their purpose
  • Estimating the time required to complete the work
  • Thinking creatively to produce new ideas and concepts
  • Using innovation to redefine a design brief
  • Presenting finalised ideas and concepts to Creative Manager
  • Playing a key role in international B2B projects alongside other designers
  • Own autonomy on some projects - flexibility of a smaller agency offers opportunities to take the design lead at times
  • Bringing a creative edge to B2B industries
  • Proofreading to produce accurate and high-quality work
  • Contributing ideas and design artwork to the overall brief
  • Working on designs across multiple content streams for Traditional and Digital Marketing
  • Developing graphic concepts for a range of marketing materials including website design, brochures, logos/ branding and html e-mails;
  • Working as part of a team with Managing Director, digital marketing experts, web developers, PR copywriters, photographers, printers, suppliers and other graphic designers;
  • Constantly updating Creative Manager on job progress

Required skills:

  • Ideally 12 months in-house or agency experience but graduate applications are also welcomed
  • You will be proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite
  • A keen eye for detail is a must
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Basic After Effects skills would be a bonus
  • Creative thinking to produce new ideas and concepts
  • The ability to redefine a design brief within the constraints of cost and time
  • The ability to work on own initiative and to work well under pressure
  • Ability to demonstrate attention to detail
  • Ability to work as an individual and as part of a team
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • A positive attitude and pro-active approach to solving problems

Personal development and training:

On-going training and development to enhance core skills and involvement in projects out of the job description where appropriate.

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Extra information

Education Level
Working hours per week
4 - 40
Type of Contract
Full Time Jobs
Profession Sub-category
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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