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Sunday 31st, July

We are looking for a junior graphic designer to work across our publications, FE Week and Schools week. Working to the Head designer and senior designer you will have responsibility for the graphic production of the online and print material of our titles and general graphic design for Lsect. This is a fast paced environment so only design ninjas need apply.

Location: Greenwich, London, SE10
Reports to: Head Designer
Staff Responsibilities: nil
Hours of work: 9am until 5:30pm, Monday to Friday.
Duration: Permanent
Salary Range: £20k to £25 (DOE)

About us
FE Week and Schools Week are weekly online and printed newspapers dedicated to the education sectors in England.

FE Week launched in September 2011 and is published weekly (term time, 36 weeks). Schools Week launched in September 2014 and is published weekly (term time, 37 weeks).

The papers are a lively read, offering a mixture of news, exclusives, expert comment, features, technical information, coffee break snippets and more.

Both titles are written for middle and senior management working in schools, colleges, private training providers, and those interested in education policy, including government, policy shapers and other service providers.

The newspapers are published by Lsect Ltd. Lsect Ltd was established in 2011 to provide financial training, conferences and a weekly newspaper (FE Week) to the further education sector. With an annual turnover in 2014 exceeding £1.9m, we are growing and developing business.

The ideal candidate
The successful candidate will have a passion for editorial design, an eye for detail and a wealth of knowledge in design; a creative yet commercial mind is also important.

The role involves both online and print media roles. On a weekly basis you will be responsible for helping to ensure the successful design, packaging and printing of one of the newspapers.

If you’re the kind of person who’s determined to be your best, whatever you do – then we want to meet you. We’re looking for all kinds of individuals – people with real drive, motivation and passion, who want to develop their careers a supportive, high energy environment, and help drive their career and our business forward and play a key role as we enter our fifth year.

Job Outline
• Responsibility for the design marketing material and supporting 2 designers in the design and production of FE Week and Schools Week — online and in print
• Managing the creative briefs with clients of Lsect, FE Week and Schools Week
• Maintenance and development of online presence including social media and uploads weekly
• Responsibility for the production of all promotional material including adverts, flyers etc
• Liaising with print suppliers to ensure all related items are produced to a high quality whilst being cost effective
• Any other duties as required from senior managers

Personal Specification
Qualifications & Training:
Media and/or Graphic Design based degree or similar qualification
Positive attitude.

Experience:
Experience of all the “Adobe Creative Suite” Working with print media publications and sub-editing
Editorial design
Experience of working with a CMS programme (Word Press preferred)

Skills:
Excellent typographic skills, very strong on concept and brand development, and have a great understanding of the web.
Good knowledge of Indesign and Photoshop

Excellent Knowledge of:
Adobe, Creative Suite software, Word Press, general computer software.

Qualities and Attitude:
Creativity, persistence, attention to detail, multi-tasking, team worker and able to receive constructive criticism positively.

Note: This job description is not exhaustive and will be subject to periodic review. It may be amended to meet the changing needs of the business. The post-holder will be expected to participate in this.

To apply
Send a CV, pdf portfolio and a covering letter outlining why you are well suited to the role by clicking the link below.
Interviews to take place in August.

We are looking for a senior graphic designer to work across our publications, FE Week and Schools Week. Working to the Head designer you will have responsibility for the graphic production of the online and print editions of our titles and general graphic design for Lsect. This is a fast paced environment so only design ninjas need apply.

Location: Greenwich, London, SE10
Reports to: Head Designer
Staff Responsibilities: nil
Hours of work: 9am until 5:30pm, Monday to Friday.
Duration: Permanent
Salary Range: £22.5k to £27.5k (DOE)

About us
FE Week and Schools Week are weekly online and printed newspapers dedicated to the education sectors in England.

FE Week launched in September 2011 and is published weekly (term time, 36 weeks). Schools Week launched in September 2014 and is published weekly (term time, 37 weeks).

The papers are a lively read, offering a mixture of news, exclusives, expert comment, features, technical information, coffee break snippets and more.

Both titles are written for middle and senior management working in schools, colleges, private training providers, and those interested in education policy, including government, policy shapers and other service providers.

The newspapers are published by Lsect Ltd. Lsect Ltd was established in 2011 to provide financial training, conferences and a weekly newspaper (FE Week) to the further education sector. With an annual turnover in 2014 exceeding £1.9m, we are growing and developing business.

The ideal candidate
The successful candidate will have a passion for editorial design, an eye for detail and a wealth of knowledge in design; a creative yet commercial mind is also important.

The role involves both online and print media roles. On a weekly basis you will be responsible for ensuring the successful design, packaging and printing of one of the newspapers. Upon you joining the organisation you will be given one of the newspapers as your primary day-to-day focus.

If you’re the kind of person who’s determined to be your best, whatever you do – then we want to meet you. We’re looking for all kinds of individuals – people with real drive, motivation and passion, who want to develop their careers a supportive, high energy environment, and help drive their career and our business forward and play a key role as we enter our sixth year. We want you to grow with us.

Job Outline
• Responsibility for the design and page layout of FE Week and Schools Week — online and in print (predominately FE Week).
• Managing the creative briefs with clients of Lsect, FE Week and Schools Week
• Maintenance and development of online presence: lsect.co.uk, feweek.co.uk and a schoolsweek.co.uk including social media
• Responsibility for the production of all promotional material including adverts, flyers etc
• Liaising with print suppliers to ensure all related items are produced to a high quality whilst being cost effective
• Any other duties as required from senior managers

Personal Specification
Qualifications & Training: Media and/or Graphic Design based degree or similar qualification
Experience: Experience of all the “Adobe Creative Suite” Working with print media publications and sub-editing, Editorial design
Skills: Excellent typographic skills, very strong on concept and brand development, and have a great understanding of the web.
Excellent Knowledge of: Adobe, Creative Suite software, Word Press, general computer software.
Qualities and Attitude: Creativity, persistence, attention to detail, multi-tasking, team worker and able to receive constructive criticism positively.

Skills:
Excellent typographic skills, very strong on concept and brand development, and have a great understanding of the web.
Good knowledge of Indesign and Photoshop

Excellent Knowledge of:
Adobe, Creative Suite software, Word Press, general computer software.

Qualities and Attitude:
Creativity, persistence, attention to detail, multi-tasking, team worker and able to receive constructive criticism positively.

Note: This job description is not exhaustive and will be subject to periodic review. It may be amended to meet the changing needs of the business. The post-holder will be expected to participate in this.

To apply
Send a CV, pdf portfolio and a covering letter outlining why you are well suited to the role by clicking the link below.
Interviews to take place in August.

TVF Media spans the creative industries – from television and video content, education and communications, to arts and events. TVF Digital, part of the TVF Media group, is a young and dynamic tech start-up company which brings together the experience of our video post production, design and development teams alongside new talent in web analytics and social media to create an agency team with clients across a range of sectors including arts, broadcasting, hotel and leisure, healthcare and education.

We are looking for a talented Junior Graphic Designer to join our rapidly expanding multimedia group in a creative, design-based role. Based in central London, you will be working within our innovative digital agency, contributing to projects across TVF Media’s divisions. As a member of our award-winning creative team of Developers and Designers, you will be integral to our aim to push the forefront of both print and digital design platforms.

The successful candidate will be ambitious and keen to see themselves grow in our expanding design studio. You must have an excellent educational background with an undergraduate degree plus a design qualification and/or demonstrable experience. You will have strong creative vision and technical skills including excellent knowledge of the Adobe CC Suite.

If you think you have what it takes to join this exciting company, please apply now via our website.

We are a fashion-forward creative e-commerce agency. We work with large retail and fashion brands, helping them transform their online shopping experience. We work with Timberland, George, Ted Baker, Hobbs to name a few. ,

Our creative team is at the heart of what we do, providing beautiful creative work for our clients.

We are looking for a junior Digital Designer to join the team, working on a wide variety of projects for our varied client base. If you have 1-2 years experience and are interested in creating fantastic user experiences, this could be your role.

What you’ll do on a day-to-day basis:

– Absorb and understand client’s design needs and create amazing on brand web designs and campaign assets across all devices.
– Create unique, engaging, creative and commercially focused e-commerce designs.
– Create associated banners and graphics for client’s websites.
– Work to tight deadlines in a fast paced environment, creating design concepts for multiple clients.
– Create SEO friendly page designs, whilst ensuring a great online shopping experience.

Skills and experience required:

– Proficient with all Adobe applications, including photoshop and illustrator
– An understanding of CSS, HTML and wireframes
– Able to deliver well executed designs under tight timeframes
– Able to build relationships with different teams
– The ability to take designs from concept to delivery

Hurst Media Company are a rapidly growing independent publishing company based in North London. Following the successful launch and second year of our flagship product CALIBRE Quarterly, the UK’s leading lifestyle magazine for mature men, we are looking for a magazine designer to add to our small creative design and editorial team.

This role will offer exciting prospects for future development as the business expands its print and online portfolio.

Previous print and magazine design experience is required, as is experience of preparing pages for press with the repro house and pre-flighting.

Online newsletter/web design experience would also put you at a strong advantage.

You would be working as part of a small, friendly and close-knit team alongside the Editor and Publisher, sales and design staff. We are looking for a self-starter who can demonstrate commitment and initiative. The brand guidelines and workflow are already defined and well established for our existing products, but there will be immediate print brand development work required for our exciting new projects throughout this year and the next.

Our 196-page flagship magazine runs on a quarterly schedule, often alongside 40-page newspaper supplements (which run in The Guardian, The Telegraph and The Mail on Sunday). There will be an additional ‘luxury’ print magazine in production around the turn of the year, as well as an exciting new B2B project in 2017. There will be additional ad-hoc design work for producing brand assets, web graphics, etc.

Your main responsibility will be working with the editorial team in creating magazine layouts and spot UV covers, preparing files for press / preflight and uploading to the printing house. Alongside managing creative workflows, there will be additional brand development work and occasional website/newsletter design work. Knowledge of HTML, WordPress, and social media design not essential, but a definite advantage!

REQUIREMENTS

– Thorough working knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
– Good understanding of print production, image reproduction, artworking and PDF output for press
– Prior commercial experience in a print-publishing environment
– Previously published or commissioned design work (e.g. freelance design projects)
– Graphic design skills and appreciation of typography
– Bachelor degree or relevant design related qualifications/proven experience
– Must be organised and have an appreciation of workflow, version control, font management and digital asset management.
– Good communication skills

DESIRABLE

– Fluent English speaker, comfortable making phone calls to chase clients, resolve printing house issues etc.
– Excellent attention to detail
– Understanding of digital design
– Basic knowledge of HTML/CSS and web design an advantage, but not required

How to Apply

Applications CLOSE 2 weeks from now…….

Please send an email covering letter to editor@calibrequarterly.com, with your CV attached (either as a Word .doc or .pdf format) and either a link to your online portfolio or a .pdf file of your portfolio (max 10MB, compressed .zip files are acceptable).

Applications which do not meet the above criteria will not be accepted.

NO AGENCIES

(Unfortunately, we do not have time to respond to all applicants. Successful applications will receive a response from the same email address so keep an eye out and make sure it does not get lost in your junk folder!)

CHORD is looking for a talented designer to join its emerging team. This is a great opportunity to help craft executions for some exciting clients and gain experience in shaping the studio output.

About CHORD
CHORD is a design focussed studio building long term relationships with brands. With digital at our core we combine strategy, technology and content to produce compelling creative solutions. We have a compact client list and also seek to apply our experience to self initiated projects.

About the designer role
As a CHORD designer you will help create innovative and user-centric digital experiences. With a broad skill set the role will contain elements of campaign, installation, mobile and website design. Whilst enforcing the creative idea you will enjoy the integrated approach and feel comfortable working across various outputs.

This role requires a well-rounded individual who has a solid understanding of all aspects of interaction design & technology. With a strong portfolio you will be able to talk about why and how the end product was created and the things you learnt along the way.

What the job will be like
As part of a small team, you will be required to manage your own time based on project requirements and have a good sense of delivering to deadlines. This also means you enjoy ownership of the idea and will push to get the best possible results. You will be working on various clients and be ready to offer ideas and support to all aspects of the studio output, we work as a team.

Required Skills &; Expertise
– Experience as an Interaction Designer or similar
– Understanding of digital best practices including responsive design.
– A portfolio of work samples demonstrating your experience
– Strong ability to communicate your point of view with both team members and clients

Some nice to haves
– You have designed a mobile app
– An interest in photography and/or film
– A field of design you would love to try out
– A good taste in music (as long as you think it is)

How we work
– The idea is king
– Ruthless attention to detail, it has to be perfect
– Design and test everything
– Its good to talk.

The Digital Media Coordinator is responsible for providing basic web design & maintenance, graphic design, photography/editing and video/editing services for sales and marketing. The main objectives will be to ensure timely delivery of optimized content online, to develop and execute rich media content for all sales and marketing which will advance the The London Cabaret Club brands both online and offline.

 

– START IMMEDIATELY

About SECRETSALES.com

SECRETSALES.com is the UK’s leading destination for online sales, a nationally recognised website that brings 1,600 of the world’s most sought after brands to a growing audience of 4.6 million consumers. Core categories include accessories, fashion, footwear, home wares, electronics and lifestyle items. The ecommerce business is backed by 3 institutional investment funds, continues to grow rapidly year-on-year and is located in the heart of Notting Hill.

Our Culture

We look for two things in our people – a high degree of intelligence and a passion for driving business growth. With such a multi-faceted and dynamic business, we aim to cultivate a culture of collaboration, critical thinking, rapid decision-making and entrepreneurialism at all levels.

The Role

We are currently looking for a Mid- Weight Designer to work in our Production team. As a Mid- Weight Designer, you’ll be expected to maintain and improve editorial content across the SECRETSALES website ensuring that all work produced is in line with the SECRETSALEs brand values & promise. You’ll be working closely with the Photography team to deliver high quality creative work, as well working closely with Buying, Editorial, Marketing and technology Teams for constant Company’s development.

Main Responsibilities:

• Deliver inspiring and informative creative banners
• Design and artwork newsletters when required
• Deliver cohesive creative work to the website
• Meet all brand and Production guidelines and deadlines
• Stay responsive and suggest alternative designs to help boost the sales or promote product that needs assistance with sell through
• Bring new ideas and inspirations across the Team in accordance with Company’s customers and stakeholders
• Assist more Junior members of the Team when necessary
• Follow fashion and on-line trends and keep abreast of market developments and competitor activities and come up with fresh ideas for editorial on the Secrestsales website
• Set professional goals and strive to attend them
• Contribute to the Company by bringing great ideas and constructive feedback

Required Skills and Experience:

• Minimum of 3 years of design experience within e-commerce environment
• Good knowledge of Photoshop, InDesin and Illustrator
• High attention to detail
• Passion for graphics, photography and typography
• Strong understanding of artworking, photography processes and retouching
• Ability to develop and work within brand guidelines
• Good organisational skills
• Ability to work both independently and within a Team
• Result driven
• Strong ‘can do’ and pro-active attitude
• Strong flexibility to adapt to the fast paced and changing working environment
• Ability to mulit-task
• Very good communication skills

If you would like to apply for this role then please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to careers@secretsales.com with “Mid- Weight Designer” in the subject line.

Love graphic design and want to inspire the next generation?
Shillington is on the lookout for passionate graphic designers to share their practical skills and knowledge to the next generation of creative talent. Could you be our next London-based part-time teacher?

Teaching at Shillington requires a keen design eye, industry insight, patience and the desire to give back. Have you mentored a junior designer and loved every minute? Trust us—there is no greater feeling than helping a student fulfil their dream of becoming a graphic designer.

We’re looking for:

* Passion – Eats, breathes and sleeps design
* 3+ Design Experience – Solid design experience with an outstanding design portfolio. (No teaching experience required.)
* Communication – Strong communicator both visually and verbally
* Efficiency – Well organised, with exceptional time management skills
* Skilled – Advanced knowledge of Adobe CC InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
* Technical – Digital and UX experience
* Personality – Someone with a positive attitude who works well as part of a team

Some important facts:

* Mon/Tues, 5.30pm–9.30pm or Wed/Thurs, 5.30pm–9.30pm. Plus an additional required 3 hours a week prep time.
* Prior teaching experience is not required

How to apply:
If you are interested in teaching, please send through a pdf/link of your portfolio and your CV to teach@shillingtoncollege.co.uk

**Only shortlisted applicants will be notified**

gpstudio understand how brands evolve, working across interior, graphic and digital platforms we create experiences that are memorable and engaging.

We are looking for a talented graphic designer/ideas person. You must have passion for design, determination and motivation to learn, evolve, grow and deliver great ideas.

You need to take a brief understand the requirements and deliver in a short time frame. You need to be able have an understand of how to articulate brands working in 2 dimension and 3 dimensional space. You should be able to work individually or part of a team.

If you think this is you please get in contact. Please send your portfolio no bigger than 5mb, cv and salary expectations to creative@gpstudio.uk.com

Please note only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

No agents please.

Closing date for position is 2nd August 2016.

Shotopop is currently looking for an experienced and super talented 3D / CGI Artist to work on high profile projects. A strong sense of art direction and technical know-how would be required. You will be working on still images, as well as visuals for animation. Any animation skills would be a bonus.

Shotopop is a multi award winning Hackney based illustration and animation studio, working with brands such as Nike, Converse, Johnnie Walker, NBA, Pepsi and Adidas.

A close knit design agency, with over 25 years of delivering innovative and creative brand solutions, is looking for their next Design Director. Could it be you?
You’ll be working with the team to produce exceptional creative solutions, fulfilling their clients biggest brand ambitions. This is a key position for the business, supporting their Creative Director to build a strong and driven creative team, who are delivering strategically sound concepts for internationally renowned clients.
You’ll have a strong background in branding with at least 10 years under your belt. You’ll be more than comfortable developing and delivering strategically lead brand projects across corporate, retail, service and consumer sectors. In essence I need multidisciplinary DD.

You’ll need the following;
EXCELLENT design skills
A portfolio of innovative creative work
Leadership qualities
Tip top communication skills
Ability to plan and delegate effectively
Able to mentor and motivate a creative team
Pitching and winning business is an essential part of the role as well as the ability to develop creative solutions under pressure. Ultimately you’ll be working with the ECD and CSM to ensure a happy efficient studio with beautiful work at its core. If this sounds like you please send in your details. Please understand only successful candidates will be contacted

The speed read:

This boutique agency are looking for a creative problem solver to join them as a Design Director.

The facts:

This is an ideas led agency who produce stunning creative work and memorable brand stories. Creative artistry and strategic thinking drive everything they do.

The Design Director will serve a dual role, one part leader and one part designer. The position requires a hands-on approach in both cases and a very agile mind who can balance fulfilling the needs of the creative department, the designers, and their individual workload simultaneously. Responsibilities include art direction and mentoring as well as serving as a sounding board and inspiration for the entire team.

As the team leader, the Design Director will be responsible for sustaining and elevating the caliber of the visual design across all projects which will include visual identities, brand experiences and advocacy programmes, digital and video content and product innovation.

You’ll be: 

  • You’ll be creating and producing design work and be happy to get involved in the detailing of projects.
  • You’ll be externally facing and must relish the opportunity to participate in key client meetings and creative presentations.
  • You’ll be reporting into a Creative Director and you’ll be happy to establish a fluid and communicative relationship.
  • You can come from either a graphic design or environments background but in either capacity you must have had experience of producing experiential projects for luxury brands.
  • You should have a keen interest in the design, arts and fashion world and be able to translate current thinking into memorable experiences for consumers and influencers.

Superpower: 

A creative powerhouse

THE ROLE

This role will focus on generating engaging content for our digital eCommerce site. The role will report directly into the Assistant Art Director and Art Director and the successful candidate will be part of an inspiring and growing team of Designers and Junior designers. The role will cover both online and offline content across Women’s and Menswear.

THE RESPONSIBILITIES

• PRODUCE original, user-focused concepts and solutions that are multi-faceted and incorporate all the elements of a great user experience while maintaining the house style and brand objectives.

• CREATE visual designs that effectively communicate seasonal concepts and brand identity, including the design and production of The Style Report editorial feature pages, weekly homepage updates, designer landing pages, promotional materials and special projects/other web collateral.

• LIAISE with all members within the Editorial department, including sub-editors, Pictures coordinators and Fashion teams designing from brief and delivering excellent visual site imagery with quality and performance. Assuring sign off with all relevant department heads.

• GENERATE seasonal change over site assets, promos and sale collateral.

• DELIVER marketing collateral from DMs, to marketing campaigns, competitions and in-store signage.

• DESIGN and produce layouts for online and offline – adhering to responsive templates when necessary with an ability to enhance and refresh designs as needed. Making sure all artwork is at a high quality standard and delivered on time.

• WORK alongside Editorial, Studio and Retail teams to design and deliver engaging site imagery and original print creative for MATCHESFASHION.COM magazine.

• THOROUGHLY checking deliverables for retouching, colour correcting and optimisations of images for the web and delivering final assets as per technical specifications.

• ENSURE all creative adheres to style guidelines and articulates brand objectives.

• DEVELOPMENT of technical skills to stay abreast of web development trends.

• CHECKING closely on web development to ensure the build and function matches the original wireframe and design across all devices. Fixing issues where possible and flagging technical stoppers through a quality analysis before all site updates to live.

• CREATING inspiring mood-boards for achievable, relevant still life photo shoots. PRODUCING and art directing still life with support from Assistant Art Directors, stylists and photographers.

• SUPPORT Junior workloads and provide guidance on deliverables.

ABOUT YOU

• Proven experience in digital design
• Proven ability to work to stringent deadlines.
• High proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign.
• Knowledge of structural of the HTML and CSS processes a plus.
• Someone who believes in creating designs with an emotional resonance for the end user.
• Strong understanding of typography, colour and layout.
• A flexible attitude to adapt to a growing team as well as demanding business needs.
• Pro-active with an ability to show initiative and generate ideas to constantly improve the quality of the site.
• Detail orientated, well organised, team player.
• Communicating and sharing inspiring ideas with the rest of the creative team members.

From the moment you join our team we aspire to make your employment experience an engaging and memorable one.

If you are energetic, hardworking and thrive in a collaborative and fast-paced environment, then please apply with a CV and covering letter stating your salary details and notice period.

add to taste is a creative design company based in Queens Park, London. We’re a small team who are big on ideas, producing creative solutions for a wide range of clients across many different industries.

We’re looking for enthusiastic, talented and passionate creatives to fill middleweight and senior design roles.

We need lateral thinkers and problem solvers, proficient in working original and creative concepts through to production.

Pretty designs just won’t cut it – we expect a thorough understanding of each brief and each target audience, resulting in considered solutions which work, and don’t just decorate.

Our new team members will have good presentation skills and will be confident communicators, both with clients and within the studio.

Individual flare and ability is a must, as is the ability to work within a team, in both lead and contributory roles.

A fast worker without compromising on quality, you’ll be a black belt in Adobe. HTML, web and digital ability will put you at an advantage.

Your portfolio will demonstrate the originality, quality and variety of work suitable for the position – which includes advertising, POS, brochure layout, branding and more. At least 3 years’ experience for middleweight, 5 for senior, with salary subject to experience and ability.

Word-play and copy-writing are essential to this role, therefore a firm understanding of the English language is essential.

If you’re hungry for a challenge and feel that you could make a difference, drop us your CV and examples of work and make an impression –
chris@addtotaste.com

JUNIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER
We are looking for an accomplished junior graphic designer to join the in-house design team. The varied roll will require strong print and digital design skills, and a knowledge of luxury retail and fashion.

Reporting into the head of design, you will be joining a small but experienced team in a self-starting working environment where you are required to manage your own time effectively. It is also important the individual is flexible to the needs of a small but fast growing company.

As a key member of a close-knit team you will be influential to the continued development of the brand, and have the opportunity to really make an impact.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Brand communications and collateral
Print/Digital Design: Marketing material / POS / in-store / Events / Brochures
Adhoc design projects

BACKGROUND/SKILLS
A bachelors degree or equivalent
A strong eye for design, layout and detail within a luxury context
Minimalistic, sleek, contemporary design approach
Excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign/Photoshop/Illustrator
Basic knowledge of image re-touching would be beneficial
Previous experience in a professional creative or junior designer role in a similar environment beneficial
Ability to work quickly from brief
Excellent organisational skills

CULTURE/BENEFIT PACKAGE
Job type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: TBC
Location: Covent Garden

To apply please send a cover letter, wage expectation, portfolio and CV to careers@larssonandjennings.com