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Senior Designer, Content & Creative Agency, Archant Dialogue, Norwich


Brand: Archant

Location: Norwich (Head Office)

Closing date: Oct. 13, 2017

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Take your creative career to the next level with this Senior Designer role at Dialogue. We’re a content and creative agency working with a variety of leading global and UK-based brands including Harley-Davidson, Center Parcs, Jeep, Porsche Club GB and Royal Ascot.

We’re constantly expanding this portfolio by pitching for high-profile brands and this new Senior Designer role – reporting to the Art Director – will be integral to the success of both existing and new business growth with significant opportunities to enhance your skills and responsibilities quickly.

The Senior Designer’s role will help take the agency's creative output to new levels, enabling us to exceed expectations across all visual media, including digital, print and experiential.

With a degree (or equivalent) in Graphic Design, you will be creatively ambitious, proactive and hands-on, looking for the next step up, or an existing Senior Designer seeking a new challenge.

Ideally the successful candidate will have at least five years experience of working in either an agency or consumer brand environment. With a strong portfolio of client/brand-based work across digital and printed asset environments, you will be able to demonstrate creative rationale and execution that has driven business results. You will have your fingers on the pulse of global creative innovation and implementation and be capable of pushing our agency to the limits of outstanding design.

You will be able to demonstrate strategic thinking and rationale to every piece of design with a firm understanding of the client objectives. You will also seek to inspire those around the agency and help develop further our culture of creativity and design excellence.

A comprehensive understanding of design, animation, video/film, print and digital tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and After Effects or similar is essential, as it the ability to think and work under pressure and go the extra mile to create outstanding output.

The role will be based in our head office in central Norwich, with opportunities for travel and working from different locations.

We offer a competitive salary, 5 weeks annual leave and a contributory pension scheme. Additional benefits include Archant Gold (charity matched funding), tax-free Cycle to Work Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, holiday discounts, access to a discount shopping website offering online and in-store discounts, reloadable cards & cash-back, Best Doctors and Doctors Online (medical advice), Employee Care Counselling and Advisory Service, Canada Life Bereavement and Probate Service, Westfield Health Scheme, retirement gift, long service award and Give as You Earn tax-free donations to charity.

Dialogue’s parent company Archant is a privately owned media company that employs around 1,400 staff. It is the fifth largest regional newspaper publisher in the UK with titles in East Anglia, London, Kent and the South West, publishing 1.6 million copies a week in print and reaching six million readers a month online. Its portfolio of more than 50 news brands includes many magazines and numerous digital products.

To join our exciting business, please send your CV together with a covering letter, including current salary to group.applications@archant.co.uk.

Closing date for receiving applications is October 13th 2017.

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