Creative Designer (Textile and Paper craft)

Contract:
Permanent
Category:
Full Time
Job Sector:
Marketing / Media / PR / Events
Region:
South Wales
Location:
Wrexham
Salary description:
Competitive
Posted:
03/07/2019
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Travail Employment Group
Job Ref:
725484051

Creative Designer (Textile and Paper craft)
Permanent
Full time

Wrexham, commutable from Oswestry, Chester
£18,000 - £22,000 per annum + 22 days holiday + free car parking

Job Role:

An exciting opportunity is available for a Creative Designer to create new textile and paper craft products and print materials for a rapidly expanding organisation. This role will suit an individual with a track record of experience working in a highly creative environment and a keen interest in both the UK and international craft markets. If you have an eye for current fashion trends, sewing, crafting, textiles or surface pattern design, please read on.

Key Responsibilities:
* Presents on TV shopping channels and creates supporting projects
* Making physical craft projects for use on websites and social media - including card making and sewing
* Demonstrates products at trade and retail shows as well as in-store demos and workshops
* Supports with in-house filming and production
* Provides project based work for the company website and other online platforms
* Designs products fit for purpose and develops the necessary research before commencing work
* Creates projects for sponsored events
* Work with briefs to create projects for photo and video shoots
* Provides display materials for trade and retail shows
* Liaises with consumers/retailers/customer service by providing product support
* Offers support to the sales team
* Researches key trends and provides reports
* Provides projects for magazine editorials/advertorials and any other 3rd party activity
* Posts inspirational blogs / vlogs on a weekly basis

The Candidate:

The successfully appointed Creative Designer will have the following skills and abilities:
* A track record of experience of working within the creative/craft industry
* Good working knowledge of Adobe software including Photoshop and Illustrator
* The ability to present information confidently on live video or workshop
* Must have high standard of visual communication skills
* Must be highly creative with the ability to adapt to a wide variety of creative environments/challenges
* Must be articulate, friendly and outgoing in order to convey a variety of ideas and concepts both in writing and in direct contact with customers/retailers and press etc
* Ability to work to a very high standard while under pressure
* Must keep up with developments in the UK/European craft industry and spot/anticipate trends
* Excellent IT skills
* Must be organised and have excellent time management skills

The Company
The business is a successful, growing creative business operating in both the UK and Internationally. The business uses a number of exciting marketing channels and offers a creative and commercially vibrant environment to work in. This is an ideal opportunity to work and learn within a growing, dynamic design and marketing team.

Package:

Salary of £18,000 - £22,000 per annum + 22 days holiday. Working hours are Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 5.00pm (with 30 minute lunch break).

To Apply :
Travail Employment Group is operating as an Employment Agency.

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Company Description

Closing Date:
31/07/2019

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