M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment

Mid-Weight Designer

Based: London
Level: Mid-Weight
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 07 June 2019
Job Listing Added: 08 May 2019

MID-WEIGHT DESIGNER


M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment is an award winning, 75 strong creative communications agency.


We connect brands to their audiences via the things people love- their passions. We specialise in integrated comms, PR, branded content creation, social and digital solutions and event production across the sport, entertainment and lifestyle sectors.


Our agency philosophy - Brutal Simplicity of Thought - is at the heart of everything we do, ensuring that we create tangible impact for our clients.


We believe that we have the best client roster in the business, including the likes of Reebok, O2, Ballantine’s, Coca-Cola, Samsung, NatWest and Jameson. We do everything we can to ensure that our work drives these brands forwards and engages audiences in an impactful way.


Our work has been awarded across the board, including recent accolades from Sport Industry Awards, Campaign Big Awards, The Lovie Awards and Event Awards.


Our ethos is, as ever, brutally simple – we only employ brilliant people, who do brilliant work and are brilliant to work with. We sell ideas, and ideas come from people. So, we need the best and most brilliant minds to ensure we continue to deliver truly brilliant work for our clients. It is our belief that brilliant work can only be achieved with diversity of minds and thought, and an inclusive culture that allows everyone to bring their true selves to work. Because when people have the permission to be themselves, they will bring their very best selves. This sense of authenticity and commitment to our work is what makes us brilliant to work with, and the reason we have so many brilliant clients.


We take time to recruit the brightest minds in the business and invest greatly in their development making sure that they constantly progress.


What This Role Entails:


We are looking for a Mid Weight Designer to help build on the success of our in-house studio – Studio 15. Studio 15 is a dynamic, creative and fast paced production studio, delivering the best in class output. 2019 is a very exciting time for this team as we have ambitious plans for development and are currently looking for the right candidate to help our team through this. We are naturally positive, enthusiastic, passionate, straightforward, warm and friendly.


The primary task of the Mid-Weight Designer role will be to work with our Senior Designer, Creative Director and Creative Teams on a variety of projects both internally and externally. This will include but is not limited to logo design, product branding, web design, direct mailers, rendering and layouts.


Skills:


• 3+ years’ experience in an agency or in-house environment
• Apple Mac literate, proficient in InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, as well as a working knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, Keynote and Acrobat
• Experience with Sketch-up and V-Ray is desirable
• Experience with Muse is desirable
• Skills in typography, illustration and layout design
• An understanding of artwork and print setup is a bonus


Personal Attributes:


• A creative thinker; excellent at idea generation, design and layout
• A passion for design with an interest in all things creative
• A reliable and enthusiastic team player with a positive, can-do attitude
• Able to maintain a good level of communication with our Head of Creative Services on job status and possible routes for development
• A perfectionist with a strong eye for detail
• The ability to keep calm whilst working under pressure
• Able to work to tight deadlines, with the ability to turn a project around quickly while delivering to the highest possible standard
• An open and flexible approach, able to work on your own initiative as well as part of the wider team
• The ability to respond to any given briefs and follow direction
• Great communication skills
• Great interpersonal skills that can be applied to colleagues and external parties alike

How to Apply

If interested, please email your portfolio to our Talent & Recruitment Manager Jodie - [email protected]