Graphic Designer

£20,228 - £25,854
17 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Our company name has become synonymous with delivering dependable waterproofing solutions backed by supreme levels of customer service. This hard earned reputation has been built on a foundation of quality and an ethos of customer service which permeates through the organisation and remains as strong today as it did 100 years ago. The rewards speak for themselves.

In order to strengthen and further drive our position as Market leader status, we are seeking applications from suitably qualified and motivated individuals for the post of Graphic Designer within our Marketing department.

The successful candidate will possess relevant experience within graphic design and be proficient in generating graphical designs and creative elements for Sales and Marketing purposes within the Construction industry.

Employment type: Full time & Permanent

Qualification: A degree or equivalent qualification in Graphic Design

Salary: £20,228 - £25,854 competitive and commensurate with experience

Candidate Profile

The successful candidate will be results focused and should possess the below qualities:

- Relevant experience within a traditional design agency or 'in house' design environment

- Skilled in the use of Adobe creative software (namely Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign) such as literature, promotional communications, product labelling and packaging design, presentations, PoS, etc

- Design skills and creative flair to work primarily across print design and elements of web/digital
- Passion and enthusiasm for design
- Organisational skills
- Organised with ability to work on own initiative
- Time management skills and the ability to cope with several projects at a time
- Customer focused, efficient worker
- Good communication skills
- General willingness to learn within graphic design and Marketing
- Graphic Design experience using Adobe Creative Suite
- Good general IT skills, specifically Microsoft packages
- Good interpersonal skills, team player and helpful attitude
- Excellent communication skills to interpret briefs
- Accuracy and attention to detail
- Product packaging and labelling experience
- A wider knowledge of creativity and digital marketing
- Basic knowledge of HTML and experience of CMS
- Knowledge of print processes, preparing jobs for print
- Copywriting skills

- Knowledge in digital marketing and the Construction industry knowledge is desirable, but not essential


- Maintenance and updating of IKO websites and associated documents
- Using Adobe Creative Suite to generate - bespoke literature, promotional communications, product labelling and packaging design, presentations, PoS, etc
- Interpreting briefs provided by marketing, development and commercial teams to deliver against specific objectives
- Developing creative ideas and concepts
- Work within the established corporate guidelines and third party manufacturer guidelines to maintain the corporate identity
- Support to Commercial and field based Business Managers where appropriate
- Supporting the wider marketing team on a broad range of marketing campaigns
- Management of email campaigns
- Management of the website
- Collation of photography for internal and external purposes
- Ability to work towards tight deadlines

- Liaising with printers, external agencies and suppliers

How to Apply:

Please submit your application online.

Company Benefits & Rewards

The full time, permanent position comes with company paid health plan, contributory pension, Life Assurance plan, 24 days holidays increasing to 26 days in addition to bank holidays and a free car park.

No terminology in the advert you have seen is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, gender, race, colour, religion & belief, disability or sexual orientation, and we will gladly accept applications from all sections of the community.

Due to high volume of applications, we can only reach out to successful candidates. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for expressing an interest in our Company.

Strictly no agencies please