Graphic Designer

Full-time Sutherland Trading in Caerphilly

About Sutherland

Sutherland Trading distribute musical instruments all over the country and are constantly up to date in the music industry. We keep in touch with musicians and record producers alike and make sure we market each and every brand to be as contemporary as possible. Sutherland Trading can trace back its origins as one of the UK’s leading musical instrument distributors as far as the 1930s, thanks to a long-standing relationship with Hohner, a brand that is globally renowned for the manufacture of harmonicas and accordions.

About Our Brands

We market huge brands leaders in the industry; Crafter Guitars, Revelation Guitars and Sonor Drums to name a few, we always reinvent the wheel and make sure that every brand is maintained to a high standard.

The Job

This is an exciting opportunity for a Graphic Designer to join an established in-house team and work across over ten well-known musical brands. The role will involve generating concepts for online communications, including homepages, online feature pages, email campaigns, banners and promotions; designing magazine adverts for the biggest publications in the business; maintain the social media accounts; manage the marketing side of the business and many more. You should have proven experience in a design environment and the skills and ability to take on any creative challenge. You will also be required to create graphics and concepts for social networks. You will be responsible for generating new imagery, delivering creative photography and overseeing the production process, including retouching.

Essential Requirements

• Excellent skills on Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop. Skills on the whole Adobe CS Suite would be an advantage. • An outstanding portfolio demonstrating branding, POS, print and digital as well as being underpinned by strong typography. • At least 3 years professional experience. • A true passion for design. • Able to confidently use a DSLR camera and photography studio.

The Person

• Very strong creative skills. • Commercially aware and obsessed with current design trends. • A graduate in Graphic Communications or something similar. • Be a pro-active team player but also a self-starter with drive and initiative. • Excellent attention to detail. • Most importantly, a fun, social person that can get along with everyone!

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual who is looking to take charge of a role and make it his or her own. You will have your very own office setup with a 27” iMac and access to your own printer and storage facilities. If this sounds like an opportunity for you, please send your CV and cover letter along with a few examples of your work. Good luck!

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Published at 14-11-2014
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