Graphic Designer - Greetings Cards

Abacus Cards Ltd.
Newmarket, Suffolk
26 Oct 2018
23 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Graphic Designer – Greeting Cards  
Newmarket, Suffolk  

About Us  

Abacus Cards publish a diverse and innovate range of greeting cards, lovingly designed and created by our in-house studio and array of freelance artists, photographers and illustrators. We supply thousands of retailers throughout the UK, via our national team of territory sales managers and, through our overseas distributors, we export around the world.  

We are now seeking a full time, studio-based Graphic Designer to join us and help create amazing, emotive greetings cards for a huge range of audiences.  

Your Rewards  

- Competitive salary  
- Annual profit share scheme  
- BUPA healthcare  
- Life assurance  
- Company contributory group personal pension plan  

If you’re a skilled and creative designer ready for your next opportunity, this is your chance to join our talented studio team as we produce some of the best-known greeting cards available.  

We’re looking for someone with bags of enthusiasm, an endless supply of creativity and the passion to match. You’ll discover dedicated, like-minded people who are keen to help you find your feet and get started on adding to our 1,000+ portfolio of cards.  

It’s a fun-packed, imaginative and inspiring environment we’ve created to make sure you can achieve your upmost and fulfil your potential. What’s more, you’ll find a great set of rewards and benefits which ensures that your drive and motivation are maintained and your mind remains focused on the job.  

If this sounds like the kind of place where you can thrive, get in touch by applying today.  

Your Role  

As a Graphic Designer, you’ll be joining our studio and working on both the Abacus Cards and Clare Maddicott Publications brands, producing high quality, creative greetings cards.  

In this highly creative position, you’ll be getting involved in a wide range of activities, including product development and art direction, as well as the creation of designs from concept through to the preparation of print ready artwork. 

Additionally, you will:  

- Prepare and design images for the website  
- Design brochures, ads and flyers  
- Create sales support literature  
- Carry out picture research  
- Offer general support across the studio  

About You  

To be considered as a Graphic Designer, you will need:  

- Strong design experience  
- Proficient Mac skills  
- Excellent knowledge of software programs including Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator  
- A passion for greeting cards and stationery products  
- A full, valid driving licence  

A stationery or greetings card background would be beneficial to your application. Illustration experience would also be advantageous.

Other organisations may call this role Graphic Designer, Greetings Card Designer, Stationery Designer, Card Stock Designer, Greeting Card Designer, Studio Designer, New Media Designer, Designer, Creative Designer, Multimedia Designer, Print Designer, Graphic Artist, Graphic Illustrator, or Cartoonist.  

Webrecruit and Abacus Cards are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be. 

So, if you can bring your creativity and enthusiasm to the fore as a Graphic Designer, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.