Middle-weight Graphic Designer, Maternity cover, 6 months in London, South East England, UK

Employer: Selfridges & Co

Location: London, South East England, UK

Hours:

Salary: Salary negotiable

Job Introduction

Selfridges today is more than just the sum of its products - it's a shopping experience that promises to surprise, amaze and amuse its customers by delivering extraordinary customer experiences. Our people are central to us achieving this.

Role Responsibility

As our Mid-Weight Graphic Designer you will continue to build Selfridges creative reputation through innovative, highly creative graphics. This role will ensure consistency of creative/brand message across multi site platform. Working with the Design Manager and Senior Designers you'll be able to achieve effective implementation of external creative solutions (where applicable) across store environment platform. Our Creative team work with and present to internal clients to ensure the creative response to the given brief is effective, but works to given budget and is produced in the time frames given.

The role also invloves working with the production manager to develop relationships with external suppliers to understand the print production process and how these processes affect the creative proposal. The Creative online team will also be a key stakeholder in ensuring that all ‘scheme’ graphics are interpreted and presented on the Selfridges website consistently with the store environment.

In this busy role you will also attend‘Scheme/Campaign’ steering meetings ensuring that representative further cascades all information from these meetings to the wider team, including when applicable the production team. Furthermore, you will assist in the Art direction of external photoshoots.

The Ideal Candidate
  • Experience with Mac and Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Creative thinker.
  • Present work to internal clients.
  • Organised and efficient.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Clear understanding of the Selfridges brand.
  • Team player.
  • Energy and drive.
  • Strong ‘eye for detail’.
  • Manage heavy work load, multi-tasking, juggling numerous projects
    at any one time.
  • Calm within busy environment.
Your Career At Selfridges

We are a shop run on imagination: a place where the world’s most covetable brands combine with the most extraordinary spectacles, events and ideas for an experience like no other.

We have challenged the rules of retail from day one, whilst demonstrating our unwavering commitment to sustainability. In 2016, we were the first to be awarded with recognition for the ‘World’s Best Sustainability Campaign by a Department Store’ at the IGDS Global Department Store Summit, in-line with its focus on buying better and inspiring change. We are also recognised as the Best Department Store in the World (2010, 2012, 2014 & 2018) underlining our place at the forefront of retail. In 2018 we were recognised as a LinkedIn Top Company to work for.

Our vision is to be the destination for the most extraordinary customer experience, and our people are central to us achieving this. As an employer we are committed to making Selfridges an exciting, inspiring and fun place to work

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