Senior Graphic Designer

Based: London
Level: Senior
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 19 December 2018
Twitter: @MulberryEngland
Job Listing Added: 19 November 2018

Brief Outline of the job:

The Senior Graphic Designer will be a key stakeholder in shaping the brand's creative communications alongside the Head of Creative Communications. Tasked with leading medium and large scale design projects from brief through to delivery, the Senior Graphic Designer will work closely with many departments across the business to develop and execute strategically astute creative solutions to meet business objectives as well as with the Visual Merchandising and Film and Photography teams to support Mulberry's seamless creative experience across all channels.

- The Senior Graphic Designer will play a key part in refining, evolving and defining brand guidelines and building iconography and brand signatures across a variety of media.
- The position will be required to present solutions to briefs that meet the brand strategy, both commercially and creatively.
- The designer must be highly creative and have the ability to take hold of a project from the initial concept stage and expand it though a true 360 degree spectrum with a strong understanding of the business context.
- The Senior Graphic Designer will work extensively with external suppliers, writing briefs, working to budgets, developing solutions and ensuring final products meet the required quality standards.
- The position will work closely with more junior members of the Creative Communications Team and will assist, mentor and progress their development as well as review and support them with their workload for small to medium scale projects.
- The Senior Graphic Designer will lead by example, maintaining internal processes and upholding a working culture of collaboration and openness.

Duties and responsibilities:

Concept, Strategise & Research

- Meet with the briefing stakeholders and establish key project objectives.
- Concept creative approaches that reflect the brand positioning, are practically achievable and are strategically appropriate.
- Propose original routes that are informed by thorough research.
- Manage workload and ensure timely delivery of all projects meeting all sign-off points and flagging potential risks and delays to theTraffic Manager.

Design & Develop

- Design engaging, original, functional solutions that align to and enhance the brand's design identity.
- Develop products across multiple media with external suppliers and creative partners from prototyping through to final delivery.

Execute & Implement

- Work closely with external suppliers, internal stakeholders and the Traffic Manager to ensure final products meet the required quality standards and are delivered on time.

Evaluate & Review

- Review the successes and failures of all projects from all perspectives. Seek feedback and performance data from the originator of the brief and apply learnings to future projects.

Skills and knowledge:

- Extensive experience of communicating a brand across multiple channels.
- A good understanding of the luxury and retail sectors.
- Analytical skills and an ability to strategise medium and long term design solutions composed of multiple stages.
- Expertise in design with a strength in research.
- Expert working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite programmes.
- A broad perspective with an ability to conceive and develop design for 360° application. An appreciation for three dimensional space and a talent for spatial design.
- Strong organisational and communication skills.
- An ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines with a positive, can-do attitude.
- A strong sense of team with the capacity to be flexible and practical as well as collaborative.
- Ambition with an appetite to share knowledge and aid the progression of more junior team members.

How to Apply

Please send your CV and portfolio to [email protected] - please note that only successful applicants will be contacted.