Graphic Designer

Date Posted: 30+ days ago
South Shields NE32

Job Description

Company Description:
J. Barbour & Sons Ltd founded in 1894 is a British lifestyle brand, home to the iconic Wax jacket. We design, manufacture and market stylish functional clothing and footwear for men, women and children inspired by the unique values of the British countryside. We are the proud holder of three Royal warrants and remain true to our core values as a fifth-generation family business. Barbour is sold in over 40 countries worldwide, including Europe, the US and Japan but we have our headquarters and roots firmly located in the North East of England.

Position Overview: *
We are currently recruiting for a Graphic Designer to join the Marketing team based at Barbour House, South Shields. You will be responsible for designing, developing, and managing the production of Global Brand, Trade and Sales Marketing materials. The ideal candidate will have proven experience of working on digital marketing materials and be able to work in a fast-paced environment whilst working to strict deadlines.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: *

Design and Production of brand, campaign, visual merchandising, and style guides.

  • Digital development of campaign assets. Ensuring all online brand marketing is optimised for end user.
  • Creation of social media assets for Barbour and wholesaler channels.
  • Creation of banners and content for
  • Manage creative implementation of our seasonal launch B2B site.
  • Planning, production, and management of retail / partner store window installations.
  • Planning, production, and management of retail / partner in store imagery.
  • Production of global sales tools on a seasonal basis in line with sales team needs.
  • Support production of event and showroom artwork / print needs.
  • Design and production of POS.
  • Develop packaging needs with design teams.
  • Assist HR with the production of materials relating to the Barbour values and other company wide activities.

Skills and Experience: *

Skills in software programming and graphics; Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Acrobat, Sketch Up, AutoDesk Design 123D, Microsoft Office – word / excel / PowerPoint.

  • Have proven experience of working on digital marketing materials.
  • Must be creative & have imagination.
  • Be adaptable and able to pick up new techniques.
  • Keep up to date with advances in computer technology and how this affects Barbour.
  • Demonstrate high standards of attention to detail, be thorough and precise.
  • Be able to prioritise and work to tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills to build strong relationships both internally and externally.
  • Proactive planning / time management skills to enable effective prioritization of workload.
  • Able to use own initiative.
  • Continually look for improvement and be committed to achieving the highest standards in all activities.

Benefits: *

Discretionary Company bonus scheme

  • Staff discount
  • Staff shop
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • 25 days holiday as standard increasing with length of service plus bank holidays

Note: *In the event that a sufficient volume of suitable applications are received, the post may close prior to the specified closing date. Please apply as soon as possible if interested.

Job Type: Full-time

Work Location: Multiple Locations

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