The Music Market / Arts and Media


Based: London
Level: Senior
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 27 May 2019
Twitter: @MusicMarketJobs
Job Listing Added: 12 April 2019

Designer Island Records

About Island Records:

For sixty years, Island Records has been at the forefront of all the musical moments that mattered. One of the world's great labels, it has become a byword for artistic integrity and innovation, staying true to its long-established independent ethos by signing mavericks and game-changers who have altered the course of music in Britain, Jamaica, America and beyond. And, while times have changed, the attitude, street-cool and striking visuals at the label's creative core have remained the same.

The Role:

You will be joining Studio Island, our in-house creative division on a 3 day a week basis. You will work alongside the Marketing & Creative Director, Art Director, Content Creator, marketing and digital teams to concept and create impactful visuals for a broad range of artists and label initiatives. This includes and is not limited to:

• Artist branding and guidelines
• Research and mood board generation
• Artist/label pitches
• Song and album artwork
• Physical artwork format layouts
• Logo creation
• Marketing point of sale
• Merchandise designs
• Creating and editing moving visuals
• Advertising assets across multiple formats, including digital animations

Your experience:

• Fluent in Adobe Creative suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign)
• Working knowledge of video editing software (Final Cut or similar)
• Able to confidentially communicate ideas and thought processes to people (in our case to artists, the
label and contacts)
• Able work in a fast paced, tight turnaround environment
• Excellent organisational and time management skills
• Have own laptop / computer for remote working if required
• Familiar with Trello workflow platform advantageous


• Passionate about music
• A team player with good energy
• Willing to present new ideas with conviction
• A strong work ethic, if you’re across a project you will ensure it gets done and/or is handed over in a
seamless fashion
• A connector – your network is diverse and filled with creative talent
• Naturally curious with a broad awareness of creative work and current art and designs trends in music
and beyond

How to Apply

Please email your CV with relevant portfolio to [email protected] Successful candidates will be contacted by a consultant, due to the high volume of applications there is a 10 working day waiting period.