Senior Designer

Newcastle Upon Tyne
30000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + plus a fantastic benefits package
30 Jul 2019
27 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We're proud to be supporting an award-winning pharmaceutical PR and digital agency in their search for a Senior Designer to join their team.

Reporting to the Head of Digital and Design, you'll need to demonstrate a genuine thirst for knowledge and passion for all things design. You'll be a designer with fresh ideas and very strong skills across branding, digital and print design.

Knowledge of the industry and latest trends is essential as your responsibility will cover a variety of clients operating in different sectors. This means you'll have an excellent understanding and insights into current/future trends in graphic, web and interactive design along with e-mail marketing. You'll also have up-to-date knowledge of the latest industry software to support your work and a professional approach to time, costs and deadlines.

Within this role you'll be???.

* Working on creative design projects involving print and digital deliverables for international B2B clients in the pharmaceutical and life science sector.

* Responsible for creating design solutions that have a high visual impact and this involves listening to clients and understanding their needs before making design decisions and suggesting concepts.

* Working collaboratively with a digital and design team to come up with world-class solutions.

* Required to work to briefs agreed with the client or account manager. This may include working with them to develop the brief.

* Creating brand identities, exhibition stand graphics and website designs for global B2B brands.

* Expected to present both externally to clients and internally to the team on a regular basis e.g. comfortable running brand workshops with senior business professionals.

* Manage a team of internal and freelance designers, ensuring the smooth flow of traffic from brief to delivery on deadline.

Duties & responsibilities???

* Research to gain a deep understanding of clients in order to come up with creative ideas for their project.

* Be able to work across multiple clients and projects at any one time, delivering great outcomes consistently.

* Develop and work within corporate brand guidelines.

* Management of studio workload and team processes on behalf of the department.

* Taking ownership of workload, prioritisation and time management.

* Interpreting a brief and taking a project from concept through to completion.

* Liaise with suppliers to gather print quotes for the best price and quality for clients.

* Present ideas and designs internally and to clients.

* Briefing third parties and collaborators such as photographers.

* Strong leadership capability including development and mentoring of the design team

Technical skills???

* Be proficient in Adobe Creative suite.

* Have previous experience of both design for web and print.

* Have an exceptional eye for detail and skill in typography, layout, and imagery.

* Have an excellent understanding of the print process and techniques.

* Have an excellent understanding of digital techniques, best practice, and its limitations.

Before you apply you must have???

* 10+ years design experience, ideally in an agency environment.

* A degree/relevant qualification in a design related subject.

* A strategic thinker with a creative streak and the ability to roll your sleeves up (no divas need apply).

* A strong track record of working on creative design projects involving print and digital deliverables for international B2B clients.

* Have a positive and enthusiastic attitude.

* Ability to work in a fast-paced agency environment.

So, think you fit the bill? Now's your time to shine???drop us a line and show us what you've got

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