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Junior Designer

Job Added: 05 July 2019
Applications Close: 04 August 2019
Level: Junior
Contract: Full Time
Based: London
Salary: London Living Wage
Website: makeitmatta.com
Twitter: @makeitmatta

Why, How, What?

We’re MATTA, one of the fastest growing sports businesses in the country. We are one of the independent ones, the ones that surprise and delight with unique ideas that stem from pure passion. Our goal is to become the number one creative agency for sport, health, fitness and lifestyle brands in the world because we believe, our people and our specialism can have a global impact. We’re humble as individuals, but proud as a team. Our creativity, enthusiasm and professionalism in managing the end-to-end process of our client’s campaigns gives us the credentials of an established agency but with the human scale (and restless energy) of a young start-up. We’re strategic brand builders working on some of the most exciting campaigns in the sector. With regular 5-a-side footy, charity marathons and table tennis on tap, you don’t have to like sport, but it helps!

A day in the life of a Junior Designer

As our Junior Designer, you’ll be a pro on Photoshop, Illustrator, and Indesign with excellent attention to detail and someone full of enthusiasm and curiosity about the design industry.

- Attention for detail and an eye for typography + layouts
- A stand out portfolio that displays a range of executions
- A pro-active designer with strong initiative
- Full of enthusiasm and curiosity for the design industry
- Fluent in InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
- Understanding of brand guidelines

You’re good at

- Interpretation of client briefs, which will cover social, web and print assets
- Using your creative flair is a must
- Typesetting and preparing files for print
- Building strong relationships with clients

What we’re about

If the thought of working on big campaigns for the likes of ATP Tour or ESPN gives you goosebumps in the tunnel, you’re made for MATTA. We’re proud of our greatest hits. Like the time we carved out the women’s rugby team’s identity — #RedRoses. Or the time we electrified English cricket with Express Yourself. Or the time we launched Try and Stop Us — a campaign for World Rugby to grow the women’s game globally. We want players for the big occasion. You might not love us so much if you’d rather work in a silo, or prefer the pace of a tortoise to a hare. Yes, you might be asked to roll up your sleeves, and yes, sometimes we’re faster than Usain Bolt, but trust us — you’ll have a great relay team behind you. Sure, we could knock out dishwasher adverts for fun, but we believe sport has the power to change the world. Come and work somewhere where whatever you do, we #makeitmatta.

You’re passionate about

- The creative industry with a curiosity that knows no bounds.
- Making a tangible impact in your role.
- Working on meaningful challenges and making a difference.
- Delivering quality over quantity.
- Creating brand identities from scratch to rebranding, repositioning and refreshing existing brands.

Working with us means…

- Working alongside some of the brightest minds in an exciting sector - at the intersection of sport and consumer brand marketing.
- Joining a tight-knit community with an open, supportive culture.
- Delivering inspirational campaigns for our clients.
- Bringing your own ideas to the table and solving problems together.

The cherry on top

- Fair pay: a guaranteed 3% annual pay rise, or 5 to 10% based on targets.
- Holiday: 22 days, plus you can borrow or carry over up to 5 days.
- Equipment: brand new MacBooks, iMacs and all the accessories you’ll ever need.
- Health: free eye tests, plus free gym membership or monthly contribution to your sports team.
- Personal development: we’ll contribute to training courses of your choice.
- Socials: regular nights out including meals, drinks and activities, plus tickets to major sports events and payday pizza Friday!

How to apply

Please apply directly here: http://www.makeitmatta.com/careers/#jobform-328687