Junior Graphic Designer

Based: London
Level: Junior
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 29 November 2018
Twitter: @CalmiaUK
Job Listing Added: 31 October 2018

Junior Graphic Designer & Creative Artworker
Location: De Beauvoir Town, London, N1
Salary subject to experience

About Calmia
Calmia is a unique holistic lifestyle brand, founded by the highly respected wellness expert and journalist, Lucy Wakefield, which offers a wide range of wellness related products and services to help people relax, de-stress and find balance in their lives.

Calmia aims to help people lead a more balanced and healthier life, through Eastern systems of wellbeing such as yoga, spa therapies and meditation, Calmia has become one of the world’s pre-eminent wellbeing lifestyle brands.

We are in the process of expanding and will shortly be launching our beautiful new multi brand ecommerce website which will be a one-stop Wellness Store offering everything you need to lead a holistic lifestyle. The new website will stock the best of the best premium brands for all areas of wellness, from clothing for yoga and yoga accessories, to natural skin and bodycare and food supplements.

We are looking for a bright, proactive and flexible individual to assist with all things creative. You will work closely alongside our Digital Marketing Manager, designing marketing collateral including weekly email newsletters, social media content and web assets. You will have the opportunity to grow the digital side of the business as we develop the new multi brand website, brainstorming new visions for the brand and creating new imagery and videos.

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of the Calmia brand and its on-going strategy, a good eye for design and images and the ability to help push the brand forward creatively.

You will need to be able to produce print-ready artworks for prints, packaging, brochures and other printed items and to liaise with factories and suppliers, to ensure artwork is received, understood and interpreted correctly.

The successful candidate will be a confident, well organised, self-motivated multi tasker, with a positive attitude and keen eye for detail. An interest in wellbeing, yoga and holistic living is desirable, but is not essential.
This will be a full-time position based at our London office in De Beauvoir Town, N1.

Roles & Responsibilities

Working collaboratively with the marketing manager on print & digital projects including digital content, social media adverts, website banners, weekly custom newsletters and promotional material
Designing layout visuals for the Calmia website and online magazine, for desktop, tablet and mobile applications
Producing branded motifs and prints to be used on clothing and other products
Preparing artwork for marketing material to be print-ready
Creating images and graphics that enhance the brand e.g. photos, vector graphics, infographics
Designing packaging artwork and visuals for Calmia own brand products
Drawing up product sketches and producing clothing and product tech packs in Adobe Illustrator
Maintaining the Calmia photo library, managing and constantly adding to stock image/ photoshoot library
Assisting on photographic and video shoots as required. This will range from professional shoots to basic photography of products for website and marketing use
Retouching and resizing product and blog images ready for uploading onto the website
Creating and editing video blogs, featuring Lucy Wakefield, in iMovie, Adobe Premier Pro or Final Cut
Creating presentations for pitches in collaboration with the Directors
Any other design related activities as required

Essential Skills and Experience

A minimum of 6 months’ work experience in-house and/or at an agency in a relevant role i.e. creative artworker, graphic designer, creative content
An interest in all things digital, and designing for digital output and applications
Strong working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite applications, specifically InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
Knowledge of Adobe XD and/or Sketch applications
Competent in the use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Apple Keynote.
Ability to create designs following strict brand guidelines
Able to multitask, managing many projects at once, excellent organisation and problem solving skills, as well as a meticulous eye for detail
You will have a positive attitude, pride yourself on a strong work ethic and be dependable.
Good communication skills and an approachable and friendly manner.

Desirable Skills

Educated to degree level (in a related creative field)
Interest in photography and videography
Experienced in making and editing videos using iMovie, Adobe Premier Pro or Final Cut
Experience of Amazon Seller Central or other website management systems
Proactive and goal-orientated individual
A personal interest in and commitment to natural wellbeing, yoga and holistic living would be an advantage

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please email Nick Coleman at [email protected] with your CV, covering letter and examples of work (PDF or website link). Please include your salary expectations and notice period.