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8th March 2019
We're on the lookout for an enthusiastic, talented and motivated graphic designer to join our Plymouth-based family. Is that you? Know someone who would be perfect for the position? Get in touch now! This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join one of the Southwest's biggest players in the music industry...
Successful applicants will:
· be educated to at least degree level standard with a minimum of 5 GCSEs
· have an eye for design and visual composition, and an attention to detail
· display a proficiency with graphics packages including Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop etc.
· be organised and time-efficient, and unaffected by high pressure scenarios
· demonstrate strong communication skills with clients and colleagues alike
· fit in with a down-to-earth company ethos.
Helpful skills include:
· a talent for illustration and producing creative concepts
· working knowledge of the print, music and/or manufacturing industries
· a familiarity with reprographics and various printing methods
· proficiency in Microsoft Office software
Main responsibilities after training include processing client files for production, full design setups from client brief to finished print-ready format, and liaising with clients to provide packaging and design solutions and providing quotations for requested products.
About the company:
DMS are an independent crew of musicians and creatives who specialise in the manufacture of vinyl records, discs and custom packaging. UK-based but globally active since the turn of the century, DMS have a reputation for providing the friendliest and most down-to-earth customer service out there, with efficiency and quality at the heart of their operations. Fuelled by the passions of the independent sector, we work to make a lasting difference to our local music scenes, communities and the music industry at large.
• Full ongoing training provided
• 37.5 hours a week, 4 weeks holiday per annum
• Starting salary £15000 - £18000 based on aptitude and previous life and work experience
• Annual bonus scheme and pension scheme available after a qualifying period.
Please send applications to:
Disc Manufacturing Services Ltd, The Pressing House, Plymouth, PL4 9ER
FAO: Recruitment, or by email to: email@example.com.
Applications strictly in writing to include full education and employment history along with two references. Please feel free to send links to online portfolios, websites or social media accounts that showcase current, previous or ongoing works.
Closing date: Friday 22nd March 2019