Location: Manchester, UK
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: From £22K + DOE
Closing Date: 27/09/21
Who We Are
NADINE MERABI is Luxury Ready To Wear, unmistakable pieces to inspire lasting moments. Based in the heart of Manchester, UK - experiencing huge global growth, we are now searching for the best talent in the industry as Team MERABI grows.
NADINE MERABI was designed out of necessity and created by a woman with a vision. Nadine Merabi is a self-taught seamstress, driven by the desire to create luxury, forward-thinking and conscious fashion where she saw a space in the industry. Partnered by Blue Wilson, an innovative International Business graduate, Nadine and Blue are trailblazers for the future of fashion.
From the initial spark of inspiration to the very final stitch, the team ensures that every woman in MERABI looks and feels her finest. Today their collections are adored by clients, celebrities and dress some of the most influential people in the world.
This is an exciting opportunity for someone to make their mark at a fast-paced, luxury global fashion brand.
Where the Graphic Designer fits:
We are looking for a passionate individual with a strong creative mindset to join our rapidly growing Brand Team within NADINE MERABI. If you have a passion for the Fashion industry and a creative/innovative eye, this role is perfect for you! Following and developing brand guidelines you will be responsible for asset creation for the website, printed materials and packaging. Reporting to the Brand Manager, you will work closely with the marketing team and Creative Director to ensure the brand is correctly represented across all touch points. You must be able to work independently as well as within a team with a close eye for detail.
Roles & Responsibilities:
-Designing all assets to the websites, across all territories
-Updating banners and images on all sites.
-Designing all printed assets for the brand.
-Working within, and developing, the brand guidelines.
-Designing assets for key trading periods i.e Black Friday/New product launches/Christmas
-Working on packaging designs.
-In studio still photography of product and packaging.
-Creating assets for social media and email campaigns.
-Video editing, making GIFs
-Be able to organise your time and manage your workload
Skills & Experience
-Friendly, positive attitude with a can-do mentality and hunger to develop new skills in graphic design.
-Highly organised with an exceptional eye for detail and passion for current and future design trends.
-Minimum of 1yrs experience in the creative industry.
-Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite products, specifically, Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. (You will be asked to demonstrate your design skills as part of the interview process)
-Passionate about the Fashion industry with a creative mindset
-Ability to quickly and accurately respond to briefs. The majority of our work requires a rapid turnaround and all requests must be delivered to a high standard. (You will be asked to demonstrate your ability to read a brief and tested on how quickly you can produce a draft as part of the interview process)
-Thrive on working in a fast-paced environment
-Excellent written and communication skills with the ability to proof-read your own work before sending for approval is crucial.
-Possess the ability to look up and learn how to do new things if you’re unsure or have questions.
-Video editing experience and creating GIFs
-Ability to create designs in repeat and in a printable format, separation skills would be a bonus
-Experience or Degree within the Fashion industry would be a bonus
Values & Behaviours
We know that the right people are our most valuable asset. We strive to hire excellent people to nurture and develop within our business to grow with us for the long run. We hire, invest and promote people that demonstrate our values through their daily behaviours.
- You generate positive energy and energise others.
- You are a problem solver, are always solution orientated with a can do attitude.
- You’re a grafter - no task is too big or small for you, you’ll get stuck in whatever you need to.
- You drive your projects forward with intensity and are committed to driving-results collaboratively, we bring ideas to life in weeks rather than months.
- You get, give and encourage candid feedback so we can get better at what we do.
- You interact with mutual respect, cooperative, caring and helpful behaviour.
- You don't live in a world of good enough - you live in a world where we can do better and expect excellence from yourself and your teammates every day.
What’s in it for you
- Regular team socials
- Opportunity to travel with work
- Weekly free P.T and Meditation sessions
- Flexible working opportunity
- Generous staff discount on all MERABI products
- Dedicated days to furthering skills and personal development
- Work as a part of a unique and rapidly growing team
- Opportunity to make your mark in a globally known and expanding company
NADINE MERABI is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment, where all of our employees have equal access to opportunities and everyone’s voices are heard. We respect and value all differences (seen and unseen) and strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds, which will be considered regardless of race, colour, religion or belief, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, pregnancy and maternity, disability or age.