Graphic Designer

The Global Travel Group
23 January 2018
28 February 2018
North West England
Job Roles
Personnel/Recruitment, Social Care
Full Time
Contract Type
Undisclosed salary

Job Detail

Our client has been inspiring people to run their own travel businesses since 1992 and now has over 350 members. As a member travel agency businesses benefit from licences and buying power as well as on-going support from the support teams based at our Head Office in Sandycroft, just outside Chester.

They are now recruiting Graphic Designers in their Sandycroft (Deeside) office. You will provide an in-house design service to our clients associated agents, creating artwork/marketing material that reflects the Company’s unique brand qualities; retaining brand awareness throughout and reflecting the specialist tailor-made virtues of the business.

Job Accountabilities

Production of quality marketing collateral reflecting brand values and maximizing opportunity for return on investment.

•Creating design work for marketing materials including, but not limited to, brochures, exhibition banners, magazines, flyers, DL mailers, e-mails, social media graphics, web banners, video assets and more using various Adobe Creative Suite software including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver etc.
•Create and present logo design concepts to new travel agents. Upon sign off, create business stationery including business cards, letter heads, compliment slips and email signature strips.
•Liaise with wider marketing team, existing & new travel agents and third party companies including print suppliers.
•Designing, proofing and creating complete HTML files in Dreamweaver.
•Come up with creative ideas and designs for seasonal marketing activity.
•Help create and design our 68-page travel and lifestyle magazine.
•Troubleshoot hardware, software and database problems.
•Strengthening and maintaining the brand through activities above.
•Follow brand guidelines when designing any company marketing material.
•Make amendments on templated WordPress travel agent websites, add content and imagery.

Experience and Professional Competence

Skills required:

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

•Good working knowledge of Adobe CC (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver)
•Full knowledge of WordPress CMS is required – must be confident modifying and building content within pre-built WordPress templates.
•Video Production (Premier Pro or Final Cut) & Use of After Effects is preferred
•Experience of troubleshooting/resolving technical problems
•Ability to follow a brief, contribute ideas and mock ideas up quickly
•Experience of brochure production
•Ability to work to strict/tight deadlines under pressure
•Ability to create PDF’s for print and understand the print process/working to printers’ specifications
•Experience of using Word and Excel
•Font management/Typography
•Use of file compression software
•Experience of FTP
•Basic HTML/CSS knowledge preferred
•An understanding of usability issues
•Understanding of website optimisation
•Understanding of digital marketing