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Mid Designer (Active Production Hub)

Mid Designer (Active Production Hub)

Job ID 
2017-2613
Position Type 
Permanent Full-Time
Location 
UK-Nottingham
Category/Function 
Design & Creative
Brand 
Pentland Brands

More information about this job

 

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Building a family of brands, for the world to love, generation after generation

 

Pentland is the name behind some of the world’s best sports, outdoor and fashion brands.

 

We own Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Speedo, Boxfresh, Ellesse, KangaROOS, Mitre, Prostar and Red or Dead. We are also the global licensee for Lacoste Chaussures and Ted Baker footwear, the UK licensee for Kickers, and are shareholders in other companies such as Hunter, Butterfly Twists, Heidi Klein and Tracksmith.

 

We’re a third-generation, family-owned business – and we retain strong family values. We care about people, and that’s what drives our day-to-day work. This year the Great Place to Work® Institute recognised Pentland Brands the 11th Best Workplace in the UK and the 16th Best Workplace in Europe. Our global headquarters is in the UK and we employ 2,000 people across 20 countries around the world.

 

We believe that doing business the right way, with respect for people and the environment, is essential for ensuring our long-term sustainability - generation after generation. The Pentland values are at the heart of what we do and how we interact with the world around us.

 

For further information, please visit www.pentland.com.

 

Key Purpose of Job:

 

We are looking for a highly driven Midweight Designer. You must be passionate about developing and delivering forward-thinking campaigns, and have a real eye for detail. Creatively executing these assets consistently across on and off line channels is a pre-requisite of this role.

 

Working in conjunction with internal teams and stakeholder to ensure effective, aligned communication of brand messages through all communications channels.

 

This is an exciting opportunity to join a creative team. with an open and friendly spirit, to collaborate and create outstanding campaigns for a family of exciting brands.  

 

Responsibilities

  • We are looking for a Midweight Designer wanting to further develop their career and creative skills, keen for a challenge with a ‘can-do’ attitude.
  • Thrive in a fast paced creative environment and takes ownership ensuring all projects are executed within the agreed deadlines and to a high standard.
  • Ability to take creative direction, and proactively seeks practical solutions and increases the creative output, raising the bar for our brands.
  • Providing original thinking displaying strength of design through creative execution; Commercial understanding with unique designs, whilst adhering to Brand guidelines.
  • Work creatively on a broad range of tasks from creating seasonal campaign content, B2B comms, landing pages, digital banners, email graphics including third party digital content.

 

Needs to be

  • Passionate in creativity, trends and behaviours.
  • Team player with a can-do attitude, with good listening skills, that can take direction as well as suggest creative solutions/recommendations.
  • Shows accountability for own workload.
  • Positive, proactive and engaging.
  • Calm, organised and detail driven.
  • Motivated by working in a changing, flexible environment.
  • Approachable and friendly; easy to build strong personal relationships.

 

Needs to have

  • Proficiency in Adobe creative Suit (CS6): Photoshop (or) Fireworks, Flash, Dreamweaver, InDesign and Illustrator.
  • Previous experience creating, and collaborating to deliver, integrated 360º marketing campaigns in advertising, branding, retail, experiential, moving image and digital
  • Mac literate with good Microsoft Office skills (Excel & PowerPoint)
  • Good working knowledge of HTML (5), CSS (3).
  • Commercial experience working with a creative team in Active, Lifestyle and Footwear categories is beneficial but not essential