Junior Graphic Designer

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Folkestone Fixtures Limited
Not Specified
25 Sep 2020
02 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
Junior Graphic Designer Location: Lympne, (near Ashford) Kent, CT21 4LR Salary: £20K per annum Contract: Full time, Permanent, 40 hours / week Benefits: Performance Related Bonus, Pension, Increased Holiday with Length of Service, Employee Discounts, Employee Assistance Programme From its beginnings as a builder’s merchant in Folkestone, FFX has grown into one of the country’s leading on-line power tool, hand tool and accessories suppliers. Our customers range from the professional, the skilled craftsman, to the knowledgeable DIY enthusiast. We are looking for a Junior Graphic Designer who will be reporting to our Graphic Designer, you will provide creative support to multiple internal departments. You will mainly work within the parameters of the FFX brand but you will also be working with external brands to create cohesion in line with our company vision of “the widest range of products, delivered quickly with great service, readily available and offered at a truly competitive price”. With at least 1 year’s commercial experience including a good understanding of the latest Adobe creative suite particularly Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign on PC you will hold a BTEC/HND/Degree in Graphic Design (or related subject). You will have excellent organisational skills, enthusiasm and passion for developing and delivering solutions. Sound like the job for you? Then read on… Responsibilities of the Junior Graphic Designer: To assist in the conception and design of artwork for: Website banners, brand pages etc. Email campaigns Labels and packaging design. In-store and outdoor POS and advertising design. Printed materials including stationery, posters, leaflets, brochures, catalogues, exhibition stands, merchandise and more. Internal communications. The Individual Capability, Knowledge and Experience A minimum of 1 year’s commercial experience in a graphic designer role. Experience in digital, web and print design, any photography experience is advantageous. A good understanding of the latest Adobe Creative Suite is essential, in particular using Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign on PC. Working knowledge of Excel, Word and Powerpoint. Strong typography skills. A solid portfolio. Can work independently and as part of a team. You will also be required to work to deadlines and under pressure and be willing to develop and grow in the role. Education and Qualifications It is essential that candidates hold a BTEC/HND/Degree in Graphic Design (or related subject). Personal Characteristics Creative flair, a strong visual sense and the ability to think conceptually. Collaborative skills and the ability to work closely with colleagues and outside suppliers. A highly-organised personality and ability to manage multiple projects at once The ability to work quickly and accurately with excellent attention to detail. Ability to deliver high quality results, at times under pressure Motivated and organised. An attitude to work that provides for flexibility to get the job done regardless. Create and maintain excellent working relationships across the business. These duties are not exhaustive. Additional hours of work may be required, as determined by the needs of the business. Additional duties, responsibilities and projects may also be required. If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience to be successful in this role click on “APPLY” today, forwarding an up to date copy of your CV for consideration in the first instance. No agencies please