London (Central), London (Greater)
£30K pro rata (3 month contract)
04 Oct 2017
01 Nov 2017
Contract Types
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Advertising, Branding, Editorial, Print
Job Functions

Publishing company based in Central london is looking for a contract designer to join their busy creative studio, initially on a 3 month contract starting asap.

You will be:

  •          Responsible for the design and production of book and journal covers and book and journal marketing material (including leaflets, business cards, showcards, posters, certificates, adverts and postcards).
  •          Working to a variety of deadlines and marketing and cover design briefs, you will be able to multitask, and able to manage your own workload and design schedule. 
  •          Prepare all final artwork including digital & non-digital, press-ready pdfs.
  •          Ensure that the brand is maintained.
  •          Liaise with Head of Design, Designers, Editors, Marketing Managers and Sales to complete all projects on time and to budget.



 The Successful Candidate will need to be :

  •          Advanced level skills in Adobe CS Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat Professional)
  •          Mac & PC literate
  •          A degree in Graphic Design preferred or relevant work experience.
  •          Outstanding portfolio of design work
  •          At least two years’ experience of working within an in-house design team (preferably within publishing/academic publishing)
  •          Be able to work from initial briefs supplied by marketing managers and develop ideas/concepts/layouts through to supplying final press-ready artwork
  •          Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  •          Proactive and solutions focused
  •          Able to multitask and prioritise a varied workload
  •          Able to work under pressure
  •          Excellent communication skills
  •          Strong team player with a positive ‘can-do’ attitude

this is an immediate start so notice of no more than 1 week will be workable - please email your cv and folio samples asap ! great working environment - 35 hour week.


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