HOB Salons

Graphic Designer

Based: London
Level: Mid-Weight
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 16 December 2018
Website: hobsalons.com
Job Listing Added: 16 November 2018

Graphic Designer at HOB Salons

Experience Required: 2/3 years minimum

Award-winning hairdressing group HOB Salons are recruiting for a dynamic, efficient and highly creative Graphic Designer to join our office based team in Camden.

Since opening the first HOB Salon in 1983, our dedication to offering the highest quality in service and hairdressing has seen HOB grow to a group of 25 salons, combined with 2 training Academies and over 500 staff.

The Graphic Designer will be responsible for developing and executing the visual representations of the brand across various print and digital mediums for all areas of marketing including: web/online, interactive/social, public relations, corporate communications, events and customer relationship management.

To be successful in this role, you must possess excellent communication skills, be able to work independently as well as within a team and be able to meet tight deadlines.

Key responsibilities will include:

Working alongside Head of Brand Creative and PR & Marketing Manager to maintain and develop the HOB brand across all platforms.
Ensuring that the day-to-day management of online assets such as website updates and social media assets are delivered on time.
Responsible for creating, designing, approving, printing and sending all salon/academy artwork.
Create and produce any marketing collateral needed for consumer/ trade events, seasonal promotions, key initiatives and store openings.
Respond to briefs set by the PR & Marketing team to produce bespoke salon POS for new and seasonal initiatives

• Work with HOB’s Creative Director and our Head of Brand Creative to produce and artwork window campaigns and in store POS.
• Any other graphic requirement needs set by the team within the HOB Salons brand.
• Work and liaise with external printers and design agencies.
• Maintain graphic archives.
• Stay current with graphic, typographic, cultural and fashion trends plus new techniques within the graphic design industry.

Skills & Requirements:

To be successful, you’ll have Graphic design experience working for an agency or in house ideally across fashion, beauty and lifestyle brands. With advanced skills in Adobe CC version you have the ability to work quickly and execute projects across both print and digital channels from concept to production.
You must have experience and an understanding of HTML.
Enthusiastic and commercially aware, you’re a team player who finishes every single project to the highest possible standard. Most importantly you should have a real passion and understanding for the HOB Brand and for graphic design.

• Experience with InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and - crucially - experience of setting artwork for print as well as video, motion graphics skills welcome as we are creating lots of social media content in house.
• Good writing skills required.
• Confident communicator with great organisational skills and strong ability to multi task.
• Be creative – think of new ideas, marketing concepts, design approaches and communication techniques both internally and externally.

How to Apply

To apply, please send your CV (with your portfolio/link to your website) with a supporting cover letter explaining why you are suitable and interested in this opportunity to [email protected]