Senior Graphic Designer

Date Posted: 24 May 2021 – Closing Date: 14 June 2021

The Role

We are seeking a highly creative and motivated senior graphic designer who loves design for print and digital media. Someone who can apply their craft imaginatively, whilst keeping clients’ key aims and objectives in mind. The role involves working across most creative channels including, design for printed marketing materials such as; sales and corporate brochures, product catalogues, packaging, display and exhibition graphics. Projects will also involve logo design and branding, design of digital media including websites, email campaigns and motion graphics.

About You

The ideal candidate must live in the UK and should have:

  • BA degree in Graphic Design or related field
  • 5 years experience working within an agency as a graphic designer
  • a strong portfolio of outstanding print and website design examples
  • proven ability to work both creatively and strategically
  • a keen eye for detail, combined with a solid technical knowledge
  • ability to foster positive relationships with clients and other team members
  • excellent communication skills
  • awareness of current design trends and working methods
  • ability to work autonomously

Skills & Competencies:

  • experience in using the latest Adobe CC applications: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat and XD
  • experience of working with WordPress CMS and knowledge of HTML/CSS
  • expertise in designing responsive, mobile first websites that look and function well across all devices
  • a strong understanding of both UI and UX (and the differences between the two)
  • excellent conceptualising and visualising skills, plus solid illustration style
  • strong understanding of typography, colour theory, and ability to comply with brand guidelines
  • project management skills

Key Responsibilities:

  • take design briefs directly from clients and quote projects
  • create design and undertake artwork for print based projects
  • liaise with clients through each proof stage
  • provide specifications for printing and liaise with printer on production costs
  • design of client websites and preparation of files for developers to build
  • maintain company website via WordPress dashboard; in particular portfolio samples
  • create engaging graphics to post on our social media channels
  • contribute to projects and internal assignments

Key Information:

Salary £30,000+ depending on experience
20 days holiday + bank holidays
Remote working with a requirement to meet in person at least once a week.
Applicants must live in the UK
Location: Milton Keynes – Towcester – Northampton
27″ iMac hardware and software provided

Employment Type:

Permanent – Full-time
37.5 hours per week

Applications:

To apply, please submit your CV and a covering letter addressing how you meet the criteria outlined above, including a link to your portfolio of work. Email to: [email protected]


About us

Palmiero Design is a creative graphic design agency based in Milton Keynes. We help our clients to grow by developing creative solutions for their sales and marketing materials. We offer a range of professional design services which include design for print and digital media. Our aim is to tailor our work to meet the specific needs of our clients, which in turn will enable them to generate a response and demand for their products and services. We are increasingly gaining business from the real estate, property development and construction industries, and experience of working in this sector would be desirable.