Creative Designer (Textile and Paper craft)
Wrexham, commutable from Oswestry, Chester
£18,000 - £22,000 per annum + 22 days holiday + free car parking
An exciting opportunity is available for a Creative Designer to create new textile and paper craft products and print materials for a rapidly expanding organisation. This role will suit an individual with a track record of experience working in a highly creative environment and a keen interest in both the UK and international craft markets. If you have an eye for current fashion trends, sewing, crafting, textiles or surface pattern design, please read on.
Presents on TV shopping channels and creates supporting projects
Making physical craft projects for use on websites and social media - including card making and sewing
Demonstrates products at trade and retail shows as well as in-store demos and workshops
Supports with in-house filming and production
Provides project based work for the company website and other online platforms
Designs products fit for purpose and develops the necessary research before commencing work
Creates projects for sponsored events
Work with briefs to create projects for photo and video shoots
Provides display materials for trade and retail shows
Liaises with consumers/retailers/customer service by providing product support
Offers support to the sales team
Researches key trends and provides reports
Provides projects for magazine editorials/advertorials and any other 3rd party activity
Posts inspirational blogs / vlogs on a weekly basis
The successfully appointed Creative Designer will have the following skills and abilities:
A track record of experience of working within the creative/craft industry
Good working knowledge of Adobe software including Photoshop and Illustrator
The ability to present information confidently on live video or workshop
Must have high standard of visual communication skills
Must be highly creative with the ability to adapt to a wide variety of creative environments/challenges
Must be articulate, friendly and outgoing in order to convey a variety of ideas and concepts both in writing and in direct contact with customers/retailers and press etc
Ability to work to a very high standard while under pressure
Must keep up with developments in the UK/European craft industry and spot/anticipate trends
Excellent IT skills
Must be organised and have excellent time management skills
The business is a successful, growing creative business operating in both the UK and Internationally. The business uses a number of exciting marketing channels and offers a creative and commercially vibrant environment to work in. This is an ideal opportunity to work and learn within a growing, dynamic design and marketing team.
Salary of £18,000 - £22,000 per annum + 22 days holiday. Working hours are Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 5.00pm (with 30 minute lunch break).
Travail Employment Group is operating as an Employment Agency.
To apply for this position, please email a recent copy of your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for more information please call Rachael on 01978 366123. Alternatively, once you click to apply for this job your application will be immediately received by Travail Employment Group. If your application is successful, a consultant will be in contact with you within the next 7 days.
All candidates registering with Travail Employment Group will need to provide proof of identity, and evidence of any experience, training and qualifications our client considers necessary for this position.
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