Graphic Designer

Salary: Depending on Experience

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Contract

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 27167-aj

Expiration date: 05 June 2017

Job Purpose: The purpose of this role is to ensure the consistent and efficient promotion of the Brand image. Deliver support for Marcomms, Design and Sales in all graphic design work. The individual will be expected to produce high quality visuals to support worldwide events, product collateral and brochures, Merchandise, AoL and Internal communication materials. They will be responsible for creating and curating a Brand Reference Library of graphical resource and logos.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • The individual will be a key member of a small group delivering Graphic Design support to the Marcomms, Sales, Design, Merchandise and Q departments for Aston Martin.
  • Scope of work: Logo Library, CI guidelines, CI compliant templates, PPT’s and layouts, Regional Events, Motor shows, AoL support, Special Projects Brochures, Invites, Corporate screen savers, Merchandise/licensee Graphic support, Website Collateral, Promotional material
  • This will include the establishment and maintenance of Brand Reference Library of graphical resource and logos to be shared to the business.
  • Required to be expert in the use of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign in all its capabilities.
  • creation of logos for use on vehicles and collateral material
  • Video and animation capabilities are a desirable addition
  • Demonstrate a creative ability to stay at the forefront of Graphic Design and CI delivery.
  • Contribute effectively to team technical discussions to ensure that the processes stay effective. Working with a range of media, including computer-aided design (CAD) and keeping up to date with emerging technologies.
  • Thinking creatively to produce new ideas and concepts and developing interactive design,
  • using innovation to redefine a design brief within the constraints of cost and time.
  • Proofreading to produce accurate and high-quality work.
  • Provide technical information and support to senior management for design reviews.
  • Working as part of a team with printers, copywriters, photographers, stylists, illustrators, other designers, account execs, web developers and marketing.
  • Carry out special projects, as directed by management.
  • Plan and prioritise own workload

Qualifications & Experience

  • Experience of Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign to high level of proficiency.
  • Experience in video/animation software
  • Demonstration of ability through visual portfolio.
  • Logo creation and typography
  • Portfolio of work demonstrating an artistic eye and mastery of design elements, such as colour, visual hierarchy and composition
  • Capable of managing multiple complex projects and processes simultaneously
  • Many years of experience working in a cross functional environment and adjusts well to changing circumstances, working well in a busy, deadline-driven dynamic environment
  • Delivery of production ready design work for print and digital media
  • Ability to research and promote process improvements
  • Looking for a motivated, proactive team player to fit into a large studio environment and interface with a multi-disciplinary team. A multi-tasking individual who works well under pressure.