We are now looking for a Graphic Designer to join our team of passionate designers and makers at Cotes Mill, our Leicestershire headquarters in Loughborough. We are looking for someone who is inherently creative, friendly, highly-motivated and most importantly, they must have a keen eye for detail and good taste when it comes to design.
The position would suit a recent Graphic Design, Illustration, Textiles or Fine Art graduate who is competent in using Adobe Creative Suite programs like InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. Having competent writing skills will also be a great benefit to your application. If you are due to graduate this summer then please feel free to apply and we may be able to hold the position for you.
Your role will include working with our Creative Design Team to:
- edit and produce new editions of our ever-growing range of kitchen brochures and other printed material, including signage, postcards, posters, stickers, product inserts and packaging etc. This is where your writing skills will come in handy as we are constantly needing to edit and proof text.
- clean up, edit and prep images from our kitchen photo-shoots for print, social media and web use.
- help to produce monthly adverts for a range of international, national and local interior magazines.
- keep our website up-to-date, including updating images and text, listing new products and projects, responding to analytic data in relation to how our website is used and producing new layouts/content to improve the user experience. This also includes ensuring that the site performs well across all devices/browsers/operating systems/regions.
Our small Creative Design Team works at Cotes Mill in Loughborough and is involved in projects for all three companies based here; deVOL Kitchens, Floors of Stone and Shreddies Ltd. Cotes Mill is a unique and beautiful location to work from; a 1000-year-old water mill set in 12 acres of grounds with extensive river frontage. We have four floors of kitchen displays and antique furniture and the surrounding grounds are alive with our family of doves, chickens, guinea fowl, swans, peacocks and cats.
Please send your CV to email@example.com as well as a digital portfolio of your work (a link to a website if you have one) which accurately demonstrates your creative abilities and a covering letter explaining why you feel that you would be a good candidate for this role. CVs that are not accompanied by a portfolio and letter will unfortunately not be considered.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: £14 - 22k depending on experience