Mid-weight Graphic Designer

We’re looking for an ambitious Mid-weight Graphic Designer to join our rapidly expanding team. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your career and work within an established digital agency based in Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands. 

This position is predominately office-based, working with a dedicated team of Account Directors, Account Managers, other Designers, Animators and the Social Media team on a variety of B2B and B2C creative projects. The ideal candidate is a proactive individual, with well-developed design and strategic thinking skills. You will need to be able to understand client briefs and allocated budgets and add your input with your fellow team members to add value and solve design problems in a timely manner.

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING:

  • Guide and advise fellow employees in the creative process to foster stronger working relationships and solutions.
  • Deliver creative briefs and consider all objectives to be reached
  • Be responsible for managing allocated tasks and ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Communicate and facilitate the art direction and formatting of design deliverables and produce necessary communications pieces in both print and digital environments for a wide range of clients.
  • Collaborate internally as well as with clients to conceptualise and execute creative solutions that can be translated across various media platforms.
  • Keeping informed of the latest trends and forecasts.

WHAT YOU NEED:

  • Related degree and/or a minimum of 2 years design experience in a creative agency or marketing team.
  • Possess strong conceptual skills, a high-level sense of design, layout, and typography, and a broad thinker who is able to offer a variety of design solutions.
  • Strong creative, organisational, problem-solving and time-management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Expert knowledge in digital and print graphic production processes
  • Work well with tight deadlines in a team environment.
  • Able to take projects from start to finish with minimal supervision.
  • An adaptable and quick learner. Must be able to apply style guides creatively while upholding brand identity for a variety of clients.
  • Expert knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite in particular InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, XD

WORKING AT EDGE:

Our culture is fun, friendly and inclusive – we all work together to achieve our goals.

With a comprehensive multi-channel approach, our team work collaboratively through every task. Culture is fundamental – we work hard but ensure we enjoy ourselves along the way, with team members driving their own career paths.

As a business, we’re always growing and developing, not only in our numbers, but also in our team too. We encourage personal development, supporting our team in exploring new avenues, refreshing their skills and attending seminars, training sessions and relevant events.

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave plus all bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Casual dress
  • Professional and personal development – both in-house and external training on all things digital
  • Access to our employee benefits platform
  • Retail discounts and vouchers
  • Attend events, awards and lunches 
  • Flexible working – opportunities to occasionally work from home
  • Company events and team bonding
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Fruity Mondays and Beer Fridays

Note: we do not accept applications from recruitment agencies.

Job Type: Full-time Monday to Friday 8.45am – 5.30pm

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