Creative Designer

Ref: MON09978
Salary: Competitive salary & attractive benefits
Department: Marketing
Location: Notting Hill Village, London (W11)
Position type: Permanent
Hours / Duration: 37.5 hours per week

Looking to join a global retailer who values people?  Then look no further.  Monsoon Accessorize are committed to developing our people, last year we made numerous promotions across the business and raised over £200K through our Monsoon Charity Trust fund raise.  We have a strong brand with many talented people in the business along with a loyal customer base who knows our heritage.  We put people first and pride ourselves in attracting, developing, retaining, and inspiring our talent.

We are looking for a Creative Designer to work within the multichannel creative team. The role requires excellent design and art working skills across all touchpoints of the business including brand, marketing, VM, experiential and retail communications, and supports the development and consistent application of Brand Guidelines and seasonal assets. The successful candidate must have an excellent working knowledge of Adobe CS with a minimum of 2 years design experience in a fashion retail environment.

Reporting into and supporting the Lead Creative Designer, the successful candidate will be involved throughout the creative process; taking briefs to generating concepts and ensuring timely delivery of finished assets.

What will you do as a Creative Designer?

  • Providing creative design concepts to satisfy all briefs
  • Deliver branding and graphic design projects across the business
  • Implement the Design critical path from conception to delivery
  • Develop and update all brand guidelines
  • Execution of International marketing design requests
  • Delivery of POS requirements
  • Provide CSR support including website, collateral, windows
  • To produce original and innovative on-brand creative against set project briefs

What will you need to succeed in this role?

  • Strong creative ability and a passion for great design
  • Competent in Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Experience in a fashion retail environment
  • An ability to contribute ideas
  • Thorough understanding of print and production processes
  • Disciplined approach to preparing artwork for print
  • Ability to take art direction and feedback
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Highly organised with excellent attention to detail
  • Strong understanding of Branding
  • Good at juggling tasks and prioritising
  • Positive, hardworking and a great team player
  • Have a strong design capability with the ability to make design decisions that are on brand
  • Good verbal and written capabilities
  • Ability to juggle artwork and conceptual design briefs
  • An excellent portfolio demonstrating your proven design abilities

What are we like to work for?

If you're ambitious, Monsoon Accessorize is a great place to be.  We're still growing which means there are more opportunities than ever before.  We're also committed to developing our talent; last year we made numerous promotions across the company and this year promises to be no exception. You will enjoy a fantastic benefits package which includes an amazing discount across our Brands, up to 23 days holiday, pension, life assurance, and an interest free season ticket card loan. We also provide a great range of voluntary benefits with external companies that you can take advantage of such e.g. discounts on gym memberships and the opportunity to ride a tax-free bike to work!

If you feel you have the potential to be join us as a Creative Designer, we would love to hear from you.

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