CREATIVE DESIGN STUDENT PLACEMENT 2022

Recruiter
Gymshark
Location
Solihull, England, United Kingdom
Posted
26 Oct 2021
Closes
29 Oct 2021
Ref
4003090101
Function
Marketing
Level
Intern
About Gymshark

From a garage in Birmingham to a global billion-dollar company, Gymshark is constantly evolving. Today, we exist to unite the conditioning community. We pride ourselves on being a team of grafters, innovators and visionaries. But above all else, we are a family. Our family is ambitious and hard-working. We're committed and consistent. We're passionate and progressive. Simply put, we're different.

We are dedicated to finding talented individuals to join our Gymshark family, people that can bring an exemplary level of skill and add to our culture by sharing the same values and beliefs that make us who we are - visionary. If you've got something no-one else has, we want you. Be a part of inventing Gymshark's future.

Gymshark is an equal opportunity employer. The people that drive our success and infectious culture each come with their own unique set of thoughts, beliefs, cultures, identities, background and body. We're different because we celebrate difference. That's what the Gymshark family is - diverse, inclusive, equal.

A little bit about the role

When you work for us, you're more than a placement student - you join our rapidly expanding Gymshark family. We give people the tools they need to reach further, go faster and be the best version of themselves. We work hard, sure, but we have fun while we do it. Sound like you?    

We are looking for a second-year university student to join the Creative team as a student placement for a 13-month student placement starting in July 2022. Our Creative student placement will allow you to develop your skills within the Creative team, working alongside video, production, retouch, artwork and campaign functions. 

In the Creative team, our internship offers a huge range of opportunities depending on your skillset, ambitions, and willingness to learn; as a member of the Creative team, you will support with taking a concept from initial ideas to a full-fledged campaign, helping to direct and develop along the way. From concept creation and development, art directing photoshoots, developing brand copy, storyboarding videos, location scouting, retouch, postproduction, graphic design, critical path management, and more. 

We are dedicated to finding the perfect candidate to join our Gymshark family, someone who can bring an exemplary level of skill and add to our culture by sharing the same values and beliefs that make us who we are - visionary. 

What you'll be doing
You will gain experience in the following areas:
  • Gain a clear understanding of industry processes and standard in both digital and print design. 
  • Support the Design team with the development of graphic identity's in both internal comms and wider campaigns. 
  • Be immersed heavily into learning & development of key skills in the important areas of the adobe creative suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, After effects) 
  • Work on and input into projects and day to day Business as Usual (BAU) work which including Brand identity, Conceptual Ideas, Design of offline / online assets, motion design, understanding the fundamentals in print design, and working to strict deadlines. These are all with the aim of gaining experience which will be heavily transferrable into their future studies and professional practice in design studio. 
  • Be immersed into a concept from pre-production to assisting in visual development, to postproduction asset creation for our stakeholders and various channels; We aim to give a broad scope across all major design touchpoints to give a uniform and consistent visual identity throughout. Providing full visibility of the creative process from our in-house creative studio. 
  • Work closely and communicate with the design team on projects, as well as wider functional communications as required.  

What you'll need
We're not about box-ticking, but if this profile speaks to you all the better:

  • An impeccable and fierce attention for detail.
  • Passion for all things graphic design, typography, layout and branding.
  • Good experience in Adobe Creative Suite, especially Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign
  • Ability to plan and manage time effectively    
  • Experience in after-effects is a bonus.
  • A passion for collaboration, with creatives, copywriters, retoucher's and videographers to seamlessly execute ideas at scale.
  • Strong communication skills: verbal, written, interpersonal and inter-departmental - methodical and proactive.

What you'll get
There's never been a better time to work for Gymshark. We are growing fast, and we want ambitious people to join us for the ride. We offer a diverse and inclusive culture, a supportive and sociable work environment, plus ample opportunities for professional growth, development and networking.

Not to mention…
🩺 Full private medical insurance with no excess
🏖 25 days holidays + your birthday and all the Bank Holidays which can be substituted and taken whenever you want
💻 A truly Flexible Working Culture
👥 A collaborative, creative and inspiring working environment
💰 Employer pension contributions up to 7%
🤩 Life Assurance at four times your basic salary
🦈 50% Gymshark Discount
🥇 Financial, Physical and Mental Wellbeing Support
📚 Great Training and Learning Resources
🖥 Choice of hardware and access to the best software
🤒 Paid time off when you're physically and mentally unwell
🧸 Very Generous Family Leave package - we support you extending your family
🍎 Refuel - Healthy fresh food at GSHQ
🏋️‍♂️ Lifting Club (LC) Gym Membership
👉 Free monthly massages
💈 Beauty and Barber facilities
🚘 Free on-site parking

What happens next?

If your application is successful, you'll be invited to take part in a video screening and if successful, you'll be invited to an in person assessment day. Our assessment days will be held at Gymshark HQ, Solihull, UK at the beginning of December.

Job applications open on 11th October 2021 and close on 24th October 2021.

Placement is for 13 months from July 2022.

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