Papier Ltd

Mid-Weight Stationery Designer

Based: London
Level: Mid-Weight
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 08 August 2018
Website: papier.com
Twitter: @PapierUK
Job Listing Added: 10 July 2018

Founded in May 2015, Papier – www.papier.com - is one of the UK’s leading design-led personalised greeting card, invitation and stationery brands. Papier allows customers to pick from beautiful cards and invitations designed by leading studios & artists, customize them to their hearts content, and order them directly. For cards, customers can personalise them and have them sent directly to the recipient.


As digital messages proliferate in our lives, we believe receiving something personal and beautifully made is appreciated now more than ever before - Papier makes this simple and easy to do. At our core is a love of art and design, words and of course, paper. Our carefully curated collection of designs, married with quality printing and premium paper, stands us apart from other card and invitation sites. The result? Something you will not only want to send, but also want to receive and keep.


We are looking for a strong team player to join us on our journey in establishing Papier as the leading online brand in personalized printing.


Under the direction of the Stationery Design Manager, the Middleweight Stationery Designer will support the business in radically growing our product portfolio across greeting cards, invitations and personalised stationery. Working on projects from creative concept through to artwork, the ideal candidate should have a passion for design with a portfolio that demonstrates strong creative thinking.


Responsibilities include:
• Delivering quality design work in a fast-paced environment and taking an active role in ensuring upcoming deadlines are met
• Maintaining an awareness of emerging trends and new ideas, and translating these into designs and collections
• Working alongside other designers and departments to assist in the development of new designs, and effectively communicating with the team throughout this process
• As part of the creative team, contribute to conceptual exploration including mood boards and sketches prior to the design of a collection. Designing a broad range of stationery products, seeing a project through from concept to a final piece


REQUIREMENTS
• 3-5 years Graphic Design experience
• Proven track record of producing design-led stationery products, with a strong portfolio to support
• A strong interest in print & stationery design with good knowledge of paper stock, print techniques and print production
• Attention to detail with excellent typography & layout skills
• Good understanding of preparing artwork for print and web
• Excellent Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign skills
• Detail orientated, organised & able to multi-task with good time management skills
• Self-motivated, with the ability to work as part of a team as well as individually
• Flexibility and willingness to react quickly to changing demands of the business
• Illustration skills a plus
• Qualified at undergraduate level or above


BENEFITS
• Competitive salary
• Central London office location
• £40 per month cultural allowance (to spend on museum, theatre, gig tickets and more!)
• Fully stocked fridge
• Regular team lunches, events and cultural trips
• Friendly and fantastic team!

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