Senior Graphic Designer

Role Purpose

As an in integrated member of the team, you will work closely with the Head of Creative, Event/Account Producers and Production Managers creating and translating event ideas/concepts into high quality creative approach and design for pitches and live event projects, that inspire and impress our clients;

The position is predominately technically focused, offering in-house support for Smyle's Production Managers across a range of projects.

Responsibilities to include:

Job Summary

You will be accountable for your own creative concept and projects including; managing client relationships and all aspects of project delivery; cost, time, print, quality control and development of business opportunities, wherever possible.

  • Creation of identities and concepts

  • Simultaneous working on multiple briefs, ensuring attention to detail and hitting deadlines

  • Demonstrating a deep understanding of brands

  • Expert at following and interpreting brand guidelines

  • Have and continue to develop a strong technical knowledge for print and digital outpu

    Ensuring all work is archived to company standards

    Key Skills & Knowledge

  • A brilliant communicator both verbally and in writing, with the ability to translate a creative brief to engage clients

  • Operates effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, with the ability to prioritise tasks according to internal & external clients' needs

  • A proven team player with excellent relationship building skills, proactively contributing to and promoting best practice knowledge and team working

  • Demonstrates excellent project management skills, being highly organised with the ability to multitask effectively and negotiate priorities in a positive, timely manner

  • Excellent knowledge of artworking techniques and solutions

  • Positive and persuasive presentation skills with both internal and external clients, as well as being comfortable presenting in pitch situations

  • Bachelor's degree in graphic design/communication or equivalent experience

  • Substantial experience working as a creative designer including previous experience in another event or production agency.

  • Have experience of working with print (large and small format) and digital platforms

  • High attention to detail essential across all media

  • Proficient in all current major desktop and online publishing application; Adobe CC Photoshop/Illustrator and InDesign with good knowledge of Apple Keynote, Google Docs and PowerPoint as well as literate in all MS applications

  • Commercial acumen, able to ensure budgets are met within timescales

  • Strong layout and typographic skills