Marketing & Brand Designer

Vintage, Penguin Random House

CLOSING DATE: 21/10/2021

CONTACT: Chloe Healy

We’re looking for a talented graphic designer to join the award-winning Vintage marketing and brand team to design consumer-facing marketing materials to ensure that our books and our brand capture the attention of readers.

Vintage publishes some of the world’s most thought-provoking and unforgettable books, from world-class prize-winners to brand new, emerging voices. Excellence in design is fundamental to our publishing.

You will be responsible for:

Concepting and designing eye-catching advertising creative and promotional assets across digital and print formats for Vintage books, to appeal to a wide range of audiences and across a variety of genres from literary, to cookery, to crime and classics.

Developing and implementing the design vision for Vintage across our online channels and branded materials, ensuring consistent high-quality design that aligns with our Vintage brand guidelines. Vintage has one of the largest and most engaged online audiences of any UK publishing house with a community of over 700k people across newsletter, website and social media.

Regular tasks will include:

Design of digital marketing materials including static and animated social media and digital assets, email and website graphics, style guides and presentations

Design of print materials, including outdoor advertising, point-of-sale items, advanced bound proof copy covers and press adverts

Design of static and animated assets for Vintage’s online channels, leading to high engagement.

You will have excellent design skills across both digital and print formats, strong attention to detail, an ability to interpret and bring your own creative flair to a marketing brief and to collaborate with marketers and a good creative and cultural awareness.

You will have proficiency in creating static and motion graphics via Adobe creative suite (including InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and After Effects CC), Microsoft Office and experience of working collaboratively and creatively in teams.

A knowledge of the publishing industry is not essential, but we are looking for someone who is energised, creative and organised, with 18 months experience in graphic design.

This role reports into the Vintage Brand Director. Whilst we are currently working remotely, we expect this role to transition to our Embassy Gardens office in Vauxhall, London.

If this sounds like you please apply with a CV, some examples of work from your portfolio and a covering letter telling us about a piece of work you are particularly proud to have worked on.

Closing date for applications is midnight on Thursday 21st October. All interviews will be conducted virtually via video call.

We’re currently trialling hybrid working across our company and we’re happy to discuss flexible working options at interview stage. This role will be based in our new Embassy Gardens office in Nine Elms (SW11 7BW).

Salary: £29,000 – £36,378 depending on how your skills and experience align to the role, plus bonus and benefits.

What you can expect from us

Our employees are the heart of our business. We have a range of benefits to reflect our commitment to our employees, some of which are:

• 25 days paid holiday entitlement in year one, plus bank holidays
• Medical cover
• Life assurance
• Cycle to Work scheme
• Discounted gym membership
• Personal Learning Allowance
• Generous pension scheme
• Summer working hours (role dependent)
• Volunteering policy and charity matching
• Employee Assistance programme
• Mentoring programme
• Extended Parental Leave policy
• 60% Discount on Company books
• Each site has trained mental health first aiders
• We plant a tree for every new employee to our business

Our creativity is inspired by different perspectives, so we want our culture to be one of belonging, where everyone feels welcome and where differences are celebrated.

We partner with The Book Trade Charity, who provide financial assistance for people looking to get into the publishing industry; you can find more information and talk directly here:

Please note, we are not able to accept agency CVs for this role. Any CVs sent speculatively will not be eligible for a fee.

Company: The Random House Group Limited

Country: United Kingdom

State/Region: London

City: London

Postal Code: SW11 7BW

Job ID: 152743

Date: 07-Oct-2021
Location: London, LND, GB, SW11 7BW

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