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Graphic Designer - 6 month FTC

Employer
Burberry
Location
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Function
Marketing
Level
Manager

Job Details

At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to be a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.

JOB PURPOSE

Burberry requires an experienced, skilled and enthusiastic 6 Month FTC Graphic Designer with a keen interest in the field of print, packaging, and digital media . This person will work across a broad and varied remit including event and experience collateral, packaging, architectural graphics and illustration, internal documents and templates, as well as creating technical artworks and guidelines where creativity, consistency and quality are key. The designer will work from researching concepts through to design and technical detailing for internal review, as well as handling quality control of external production.

Reporting into the Senior Graphic Designer, this role will require a close working relationship with the wider Burberry teams to interpret and implement the Burberry design vision. The success of this role will be driven by their ability to collaborate and clearly communicate, manage multiple projects at any one time, have an good understanding of printing and product development processes, as well as the ability to work autonomously in a pressurised and fast-paced environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Researching, designing and developing concepts across multiple projects
  • Development of packaging and print collateral (from concept through to technical artwork)
  • Create guideline documents
  • Present work for internal and external approvals and creative discussion
  • Partner with parallel teams in-house for project input from graphics, art direction and architecture to ensure understanding and alignment of the Burberry brand
  • Communicate technical specification documents to third party agencies
  • Supply creative and technical feedback on samples, prototypes and final production of collaterals
  • Make informed technical recommendations to designers
  • Passing print and / or product off-site


CORE ACCOUNTABILITIES/MEASURE OF SUCCESS
  • Consistently produce a high level of creative in line with the Burberry brand
  • Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with creatives and internal/external stakeholders, maintaining consistently high standards
  • The ability to work on multiple briefs, at pace, in a pressurised environment
  • Timely delivery of creative, that meets the agreed brief


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
  • Will have 3+ years' experience in similar or relevant roles
  • Ideally have experience within the luxury and/or fashion sector
  • Organised with a focus on timely delivery and excellent communication skills
  • Good understanding and experience of processes, from design and prototyping to industrial production
  • Good understanding of relevant materials and finishes
  • Proactive in identifying issues, exploring and proposing innovative solutions
  • A problem-solving mentality, always looking to improve processes and standards
  • A strong cultural understanding of the design landscape with respect to current creative and marketing trends
  • Be self-motivated and organised to deliver consistently against agreed deadlines
  • Will have the ability to prioritise and multi-task in a pressurised and fast paced environment, with strong attention to detail and perfectionist attitude
  • Skilled in Adobe Creative Suite software, including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator
  • Confident in Keynote
  • Understanding of Figma is beneficial

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