Multimedia Designer - Remote

Recruiter
Reach plc
Location
Homeworking
Salary
Competitive + company benefits
Posted
29 Jul 2021
Closes
26 Aug 2021
Ref
007972
Contact
Reach plc
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Do you want to join the in-house creative team at the UK's largest news publisher?

Can you produce cutting-edge graphic and video content that will really connect with people through our hundreds of online and print titles?

Could you bring originality, enthusiasm and jaw-dropping creativity to our hugely varied workload?

Will you be comfortable working on digital marketing campaigns, producing engaging social media content, and editing video footage into packages that really connect with people?

Have you got a mind that's bursting with ideas that we can develop to your maximum potential and help you realise your true value?

Would you enjoy 25 days' holiday, a defined career path, pension scheme, wellbeing apps and coaching support, a healthcare scheme, holiday purchase scheme, technology purchase scheme and a share save scheme?


Then you need to get in touch...


Reach plc is the UK's largest news publisher and the name behind over 100 of the UK's most influential and trusted newsbrands such as the Daily Mirror, Manchester Evening News, and Bristol Post. We are currently leading the way in digital advertising across our network of over 60 websites, with an audience of 83% of all users online and 90% of mobile users.

Over the last 12 months we have implemented many changes to further support our move to a digital-first business. With new tech and systems supporting a more flexible working week, plus new and refurbished offices, now is the time to join us - we want you to play a key part in our continued success.

Reach plc believes diversity brings benefits for our customers, our business and our people. This is why we are committed to being an inclusive employer and encourage applications from all suitable applicants irrespective of background, circumstances, age, disability, gender identity, ethnicity, religion or belief and sexual orientation.



What will the role involve?

  • Use your ideas and creativity to bring advertising and marketing messages to life.
  • Create a diverse assortment of digital design work across events platforms, websites and product launches, plus internal and external communications.
  • Work with and advise our commercial and marketing teams to find exciting and engaging creative executions for every brief.


Who are we looking for?

  • You should have a strong sense of great design and digital advertising principles.
  • You need a good understanding of basic HTML/CSS/JS and some digital publishing experience (HTML5).
  • You'll have experience of animation with Adobe Animate or Adobe After Effects.
  • You should have an understanding of video editing/publishing tools (such as Adobe Premiere).
  • Experience with Google Web Developer would be great but isn't essential.
  • You'll also need to be comfortable in Adobe Indesign, Illustrator and Photoshop, including knowledge of creating animated gifs.
  • You need a sound knowledge of current design styles and awareness of the latest social media and digital marketing trends.
  • You'll have excellent typography skills and a firm understanding of the importance of clear and effective messaging.
  • You should feel confident working to keen deadlines and following production and publishing processes to the letter.


We are offering a competitive salary benefits including;

  • 25 days holiday per annum
  • Defined progression pathway
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Simply Health Healthcare Cashplan
  • Free wellbeing apps and coaching support
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Inclusion Networks and Champions, giving all employee's a voice
  • Lots of high street discounts!

Reach plc believes diversity brings benefits for our customers, our business and our people. This is why we are committed to being an inclusive employer and encourage applications from all suitable applicants irrespective of background, circumstances, age, disability, gender identity, ethnicity, religion or belief and sexual orientation.