JOB TITLE: Graphic Designer

Industry : IT & Telecoms Job Location : Birkenhead
Job Reference : 12162SM Job Category : Design and Creative
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 05/02/2016
Salary & Benefits : £24000 - £28000 per annum
Experience Required : See Job Description
Education Required : See Job Description

Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Graphic Designer Based in Birkenhead, Wirral Paying between £24k and £28k depending on experience Excellent benefits

Job Description

Graphic Designer
Based in Birkenhead, Wirral
Paying between £24k and £28k depending on experience
Excellent benefits

The Opportunity
The Graphic Designer will have the opportunity to join our client who are a dynamic fast growing company based on the Wirral docklands overlooking the majestic Liverpool skyline. With over 300 staff, they have been identified in the Times as one of the fastest growing Companies in the UK, and were awarded the coveted Sunday Times Fast Track Award. Working within the insurance industry, our end client has a good pedigree for winning and qualifying for a series of industry awards over the years and have also been short-listed for many other National Awards. Working alongside an experienced Design and Marketing team, the Graphic Designer will have the opportunity to provide comprehensive design service and marketing support to aid in the future success of the company. You will gain extensive training on company schemes, databases and products. If you are looking for the opportunity to use your experience in a creative and innovative environment, then please send an application and we would be happy to discuss the role further with you.

The Role
The Graphic Designer role will be to provide a comprehensive design service and marketing support for our end client. Producing high quality marketing material, associated design work and document control process, within agreed standards and timescales and to protect and maintain the brand

The Graphic Designer duties will be to;

*Develop and produce innovative design work within timescales and quality standards agreed for a range of media.
*Design e-marketing campaigns relevant to target audience / sector.
*To provide creative input and guidance to the marketing team.
*Ensure that documents and print process are managed professionally, in accordance with agreed process and all timescales are met.
*To complete/update key business documentation including, but not limited to, forms, insurance policy documentation, certificates, business cards and letters in line with business requirements.
*Provide comprehensive marketing support, helping to develop initiatives and incentives, in order to ultimately secure new business
*Assist in the planning and implementing of sales and marketing plans and initiatives as directed by line manager.
*Design, develop and maintenance of company websites and research and incorporate new technologies and methods.
*Take ownership of Events and/or Exhibitions liaising with team members and vendors to raise brand awareness in line with company objectives.
*Be responsible for print sourcing and management of supply chain.

The Candidate
The ideal Graphic Designer will have;

*In depth knowledge and experience of graphic design.
*Marketing knowledge and experience, preferably within an FCA regulated industry.
*Knowledge of print production (including digital production) and management.
*Liaising with external printers on a regular basis to ensure deadlines are met and material is printed to the highest quality.
*Ability to use page layout programmes including InDesign and Quark.
*Development of concepts, graphics and layouts for product illustration, company logo and websites.
*A clear understanding of Web design and development.
*Demonstrable ability to use own initiative and manage projects within tight timescales.
*Ability to motivate self and influence others in best practice.
*Ability to articulate ideas and concepts.
*Excellent customer service.
*Exceptional creativity and innovation.
*Accuracy and attention to detail.
*Experience in working in a business environment.

Hours of Work
Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

The Package
Paying between £24k and £28k depending on experience
25 days holiday plus bank holidays
Pension Scheme
Private Medical
Permanent Health Ins
Life Insurance

The Agency
Bluefire Consulting Ltd are a recruitment agency working on behalf of our client.

Your application will be reviewed by the consultants of Bluefire Consulting Ltd.

Please be aware that as part of our service, our end clients often ask us to conduct face to face interviews on their behalf for shortlisting candidates, so we may need to arrange to meet you if you have been shortlisted.

We receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials.

We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you have been shortlisted for interview for this particular role and you meet the end client requirements.

Please consider yourself unsuccessful if you have not heard from us within 14days.

Kind Regards,

Job Keywords

Graphic, Design, Marketing, Digital, Assistant, Birkenhead, Wirral, support, creative, media, IT, develop, planning, emarketing, innovative, print, production, InDesign, Quark, CAD, AutoCad, web, website, project, event, exhibitions, brand, social

Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Design and Creative recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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