Defected Records

Graphic Designer/Web Developer

Based: London
Level: Mid-Weight
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 11 February 2018
Twitter: @defectedrecords
Job Listing Added: 12 January 2018

The Graphic Designer / Web-Developer role supports two existing Graphic Designers and the wider marketing team in producing a range of creative assets across Defected’s branded content. Including music releases, events artwork & production, merchandise and more. In addition, the role includes design and frontend development of various websites across Defected’s brands, email design, and design & UX/UI support to our developers. The role is based in the Defected office in East London.

Key Role Objectives:

• Produce compelling campaign assets for record label, events and merchandise projects for use across multiple marketing and promotional channels
• Produce all creative work according to specific brand guidelines where required
• Product designs for multiple website applications and sites, including frontend development and design input on larger projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with the marketing team to agreed briefs and approvals
  • Produce a comprehensive ranges of marketing assets for all designated release projects
  • Produce events creative for production and for promotional and marketing use
  • Manage and maintain websites, adhering to best web design practices
  • Online store promotional and marketing assets
  • Design and content management on our primary site and Defected Store
  • Development of micro-sites to serve marketing requirements
  • Events flyers, posters and other branding materials
  • Email / newsletter marketing materials
  • Social media content and marketing assets
  • Online and print marketing materials including digital banners
  • Sleeve artwork and packshots for both physical and digital releases
  • Overall creative deliverables will include:

Internal communication documents – press releases, press packs, presentations etc

  • Work with Graphic Designer and Production Manager to prepare release artwork for print production/digital distribution
  • Ensure all artwork deadlines are met and files delivered in correct formats to various platforms
  • Maintain central artwork filing system – release artwork, all formats, marketing, templates etc
  • Play a part in pitching new ideas for new creative projects
  • General creative assistance across the business

Key Skills/Competencies:

  • Apply a brand marketing approach to all creative work
  • Ability to work to a brief whilst remaining flexible
  • A strong commercial design perspective
  • A expert knowledge of current web design trends and best practices.
  • Expert Adobe Creative Cloud Software (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop), skills are essential
  • Expert HTML, CSS & Javascript/jQuery skills essential
  • Experience of DNS & web server management.
  • Experience of backend programming would be a big plus, particularly in the PHP & Python languages and experience with Magento 2.0.
  • Knowledge of UX/UI design principles would be an advantage.
  • Proficiency in Sketch would also be a plus.
  • Be a team player, but must also be comfortable working individually and to tight deadlines
  • Passion for music

How to Apply

Please e-mail your CV and examples of work to [email protected]