Graphic Designer - Interim Design Manager

Dublin, Ireland
Jan 02, 2018
Jan 13, 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
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an experienced, Graphic Designer to join Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard as Interim Design Manager on a specified purpose contract covering a secondment. This exceptional opportunity requires graphic and creative consultancy skills, excellent communication skills and the ability to deliver fresh and creative designs in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will: Work on an exciting and diverse range of brands, delivering visual content across print, packaging and digital platforms. Work alongside the Marketing team, other internal departments, and with outside agencies to ensure that our brand communications are engaging and professional. Will oversee the relationship with our Print Management agency to ensure that our projects are delivered in the most efficient way and to the highest standards. Act as a Brand Guardian to our brands ensuring consistencies across all platforms. Job Purpose: Provision of Design and Strategic Creative Consultancy services to the Commercial Ireland Team across all brands. Scope: Reporting to : Marketing Operations Manager Positions Reporting to The Job Holder : N/A Key Relationships Internal : Marketing Team, Sales Teams, Production Team and Jameson Global Team Key Relationships External: Printing Management Agency & In - House Graphic Designer, Design and Print Agencies, Event and Production Agencies, Creative Agencies, Pernod Ricard Brand Companies, Photographers, Videographers and Illustrators. Key Responsibilities: Engage with brand teams, working together to ensure briefs are delivered to highest standard, within agreed timeframes and to the satisfaction of the Marketing team Be proactive in design innovations and creative direction to agencies and other creatives ensure we differentiate our brands at all touchpoints and provide stand-out at the last three feet Be a Brand Identity Custodian for all Pernod Ricard brands, with in Ireland, ensuring consistency of design and message across all media Brief creative agencies and photographers and provide shoot management, supervision and art direction of photo shoots for ATL, BTL and PR imagery Management of design, execution and delivery of all POS, Promotional Packaging and Display for Domestic Irish market Management of Design Projects for IDL's Market Company Assist with the Management of in-house packaging and label re-design projects in conjunction with the Manufacturing Packaging Team, including attendance of Print Passes to ensure the highest standards are achieved Assist in the Management of relationship with Print Management Agency Assist in the Management of relationships with Digital agencies ensuring they are up-to-date on all brand creative assets and approving all P.O.D. outputs Key skills required: A passion for design, always striving for the highest standards of execution Have a proven track record in a busy studio / In - House Design Team Demonstrate an interest and understanding of Brand Building and Brand Identity Management An ability to manage several projects and deadlines concurrently, delivering to tight delivery dates whilst retaining positive working relations with all stakeholders An understanding of Retail Design with experience in temporary, semi-permanent and permanent displays with an aptitude for designing with complex keylines Excellent Adobe Creative Cloud experience Knowledge of Digital Media formats and design Have a developed portfolio of outstanding and relevant work Good Networking and interpersonal skills Qualifications and experience: Third Level qualification in Design/Graphic Design or significant Graphic Design experience with a Degree in Business, Marketing, Communications or Commerce +5years experience in a similar design role Demonstrate-able Graphic Design experience and marketing exposure, be highly creative, entrepreneurial, and excel in working collaboratively with a dynamic team. Person Specification: Focused and disciplined - organised & committed Innovative & collaborative Team player Integrity and ownership Entrepreneurial with own business mindset Self-starter and highly motivated Strong Commercial Acumen *Please apply with your most up to date Resume and include a Sample of your Portofolio Closing date for Applications: Friday, 12th January 2018 Please answer the following questions with your application: 1 . What are your salary expectations? 2. Are you legally entitled to work in the Republic of Ireland?