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Lead Designer, Norwich

Brand: Archant

Location: Norwich (Head Office)

Closing date: July 13, 2018

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We are recruiting a talented Lead Designer to play a key role in the running of our editorial production department in Norwich.

The department is responsible for the production of Archant’s four daily newspapers, including the Eastern Daily Press and East Anglian Daily Times, and a portfolio of almost 50 weekly titles that includes the award-winning The New European.

Key responsibilities include helping to manage workloads to ensure print deadlines are met while ensuring pages are designed to the highest of standards. Lead Designers also help train and develop team members.

The successful candidate will be adept working with InDesign and Photoshop, be able to demonstrate an outstanding eye for design, proven flair and be able to use images and graphics creatively. They must also be able to show an awareness of the need to follow agreed workflows to ensure the print production operation is as efficient as possible.

Good communication skills are essential as the role involves interaction with many editorial departments across all Archant centres.

In return we offer a salary of up to £25,000 pa pro rata and benefits including 5 weeks annual leave, contributory pension and life assurance scheme (after qualifying period) and a wide range of voluntary benefits including a Cycle to Work scheme, Childcare Vouchers and Archant Gold, charity matched funding.

If you think you match up, then please e-mail your completed application form to

The closing date for completed application forms is July 13, 2018.

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