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Web Graphic Designer – Maternity Cover (hybrid)

Full Time

Gardners Books Limited

Web Graphic Designer – Maternity Cover (hybrid) Eastbourne

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Are you a graphic designer with experience working with website graphics, emails and UI/UX looking for a temporary opportunity?

We are looking for a full time web graphics designer for a temporary role to cover maternity leave. The role will involve a mixture of banner and email design, alongside UX/UI project work for new and existing projects.

We are currently recruiting for a Web Graphic Designer to join our busy Marketing department for maternity cover. This is a fantastic opportunity to express your creativity and see you work across a variety of different platforms within not only our business, but our wider trade.

The position will involve a range of different design based roles, across both print and digital. Some of what you will work on will be: digital adverts highlighting Gardners services and promotions, consumer email design, website and app UX/UI and other ad-hoc tasks and projects that may arise to support the wider department and business.

You will have an impeccable eye for detail, strong layout skills and experience of optimising and applying existing brand guidelines.

Our primary tools are Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and XD, so a good working knowledge of these programs is needed.

This is a full time temporary position, covering maternity leave. The hours of work are Mon-Fri, 9am-5.30pm. This role is home working, with an ocassional requirement to work from our Eastbourne office.

Essential Skills

  • A strong eye for visual composition
  • Ability to meet deadlines and collaborate with team members and other departments
  • Proven work experience as a graphic designer
  • Hands on working experience with image design tools (e.g. Adobe Creative Suite)
  • Strong aesthetic skills with the ability to combine various colours, fonts and layouts
  • High level of understanding of UI/UX principles
  • Basic knowledge of HTML & CSS

Desired Skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Effective time management skills, ability to prioritise tasks, and ensure deadlines are met and standards maintained
  • Excellent ability to work on long term projects effectively and with minimal supervision
  • Ability to offer effective and constructive feedback
  • Ability to work on own, or as part of a team
  • Solid understanding of Microsoft Office Suite

About Company

Gardners is one of the world’s largest wholesalers of British books, entertainment products and eBooks. 

Based primarily from our Eastbourne premises, we are proud to be a family-run business with our staff at the very heart of what we do. 

Our departments and teams’ combined effort ensures we offer a first-class service to our global customer base, combined with a fast delivery service. 

At Gardners, we recognise that our people are our strength, and the diverse talents they bring to our collaborative workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunities employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion across all departments.

Essential Requirements

  • A strong eye for visual composition
  • Ability to meet deadlines and collaborate with team members and other departments
  • Proven work experience as a graphic designer
  • Hands on working experience with image design tools (e.g. Adobe Creative Suite)
  • Strong aesthetic skills with the ability to combine various colours, fonts and layouts
  • High level of understanding of UI/UX principles
  • Basic knowledge of HTML & CSS

COVID-19 Web Graphic Designer – Maternity Cover (hybrid) Eastbourne

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