Creative Graphic Designer

South Manchester

Salary upto £36k

We have an exciting opportunity for a creative graphic designer to join our team. We are a growing beauty and skincare company with a large customer base, ranging from high street retailers from all around the world, online fashion retailers and licenced product. You will also have the opportunity to work on our various in-house brands. You will be working along side our other graphic designers and artworkers, reporting to our Creative Director and Design Manager. You will be working in a fast-paced design studio, where we encourage you to explore your creativity.

Main areas of responsibility

Creating customer facing presentations to a high-quality standard. These presentations may consist of artwork concepts presented as a style guide and or product CADs created to represent the final products.

Working with product developers to ensure all products meet the customer requirements in various ways, such as, aesthetically, meeting cost requirements and adhering to brand guidelines.

Creating trend presentations from research gathered by our development team.

Help create specification documents to handover creative jobs to the artwork team.

Maintain brand identity and consistency across various media for a variety of brands; these may include, product and packaging, marketing materials and digital assets for web and social media.

Maintaining an excellent quality of design work using our current methods and work process’s, but also helping to improve our design output and offering new and exciting ways to present to customers.

Essential Skills:

Strong concept design ability

Able to bring ideas to life on screen, either with a focused direction or from own initiative

Expert knowledge of Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop

Knowledge of various other design applications, such as, InDesign and Acrobat

Up to date with current trends and practices of CAD visuals and methods

Good knowledge of the printing process

Experience in a similar role

Experience in packaging design

Experience working with large scale brands

Preferable Skills (but not essential):

Experience in 3D modelling and animation

Knowledge of web design

Knowledge of Adobe After Effects

A passion or understanding of beauty and skincare products