Designer - Maternity Cover

  • Job Reference: 133589
  • Date Posted: 10 June 2022
  • Recruiter: Easy Web Recruitment
  • Location: Bradford
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Marketing and Communications
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: Maternity Cover
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

We’re looking for a Designer to join our busy, commercial, design studio for approximately 9-12 months. Part of the Hallmark design team you’ll design for products that embody the Hallmark brand and simultaneously set the bar for our customers. Landscapes, life drawings, objects, florals, water colours, pattern, we’re looking for our go to on all things classical, traditional and beautiful.

Through your designs you’ll help other live a caring, connected life, full of meaningful moments, expressing a ranges of sentiments on behalf of our customers. Whilst your day will vary you’ll:

• Visually bring to life creative briefs that meet the overall creative strategy, in line with critical date paths
• Works on a variety of briefs, concepts and projects to create innovative, sustainable and commercially appropriate designs that meet the parameters of a brief
• Source and shares inspirational material that translates consumer insight and trend with understanding of social expression and emotional connection
• Communicate original ideas using a breadth of resources, references and design styles to drive compelling design development
• Work with technical teams, seeking inventive and clever design approaches to ensure COGs and VFM priorities
• Apply your knowledge of consumer insight, creative strategy, business context and cost awareness to your design practice to ensure design commercially viable products without creative compromise

A unique opportunity to join a well-established, busy design studio, we’re looking for you to demonstrate:

• A skill and passion for classical, traditional and beautiful designs, ideally across multiple medias and subjects matters
• A keen interest and awareness of commercialised design trends that you seamlessly factor into your work
• You’re a skilled designer, at ease with digital design software physical design, and a clear flair for composition, typography, colour, scale and formatting, whether you’re designing from scratch or manipulating readily available artwork
• Skilled with Adobe software Photoshop and Illustrator
• Experience of designing for FMCGs, ideally conveying emotions, sentiments or messages
• You’re self-motivated to achieve results and establish a high level of productivity
• You’re open to feedback and always looking to develop your design skills and that of your peers.
• Experience of working in multi-skilled team, at ease with working to deadlines and sometimes, conflicting priorities
• A constant learner who self-challenges to keep evolving their individual and collaborative design contribution
• Experience of working with and/or designing Licensed artwork, would be a significant advantage, but not essential

Based at our Dawson Lane site in Bradford, close to key motorway links you’ll be able to take advantage of:

• Competitive salary
• 26 days holiday plus bank holidays
• Health cashback scheme
• Pension benefit
• Flexible working opportunities including working from home
• Free onsite parking for when you are in the office
• A variety of other cultural and lifestyle benefits, aimed at promoting a positive work/life balance

Location: BD4 6HN
Division: Creative
Contract Type: Maternity Cover – Salaried
Salary: Competitve

You may have experience of the following: Graphic Designer, Photoshop, Illustrator, Digital Designer, In-Design, , Website Designer, Graphic Design, Media Designer, Creative Artworker, In Design, Adobe, Photo Editing, Design Assistant, Artworker, Creative Designer, Visual Communication, etc.

Ref: 133 589