Junior Graphic Designer

SUMMARY

Junior Graphic Designer Job
Hours: Full-Time
Locations: Avoca Head Office

Description

Today there are 13 Avoca locations across the country and so much of what you see in our stores has been designed by our in-house Creative team. We are passionate about Irish craft and design, and maintaining the integrity of the Avoca brand while always striving to create new, innovative, meaningful products and experiences. As a team, we foster a very creative and collaborative environment and we are looking for an enthusiastic and talented Junior Graphic Designer to join our Creative team in Avoca Head Office in Kilmacanogue.

 
ROLE DESCRIPTION:

Due to the creative nature of our brand this role offers a broad variety of exciting projects. With support and guidance from senior members of our design team you will be creating supporting visuals for a diverse range of work including packaging, branding, point of sale, large print projects and digital content.

You will play an important role creating design layouts and artwork that will assist the marketing and creative teams while maintaining the integrity of the Avoca brand. We are looking for a strategic, organised, solutions-focused designer that enjoys all aspects of graphic design projects from concept to creation and can work excellently as part of a wider creative team. You should also have an impeccable eye for detail, with strong technical and creative expertise.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Produce strategically appropriate creative assets for Avoca across a range media.

• Support the marketing/creative team in the design and development of creative ideas.

• Execute tasks efficiently within timelines and according to specifications.

• Develop relationships and work collaboratively with wider Avoca team.

• Assist in the development of larger branding and packaging projects.

• Introduce new design concepts and demonstrate creative initiative.

• Stay up-to-date with industry developments and tools.

• Understand creative briefs and effectively implement feedback from senior members of the design team.

• Liaise with external printers and suppliers to ensure deadlines are met and material is printed to the highest quality.

• Create and manage the internal asset store of photography, branding assets & materials.

 

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS:

• Degree/Diploma in Graphic Design, Visual Communications or similar.

• Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite with focus on Illustrator, InDesign & Photoshop.

• Good understanding of design principles, typography, layout and colour theory.

• Good understanding of standard printing processes.

• Experience in designing for screens, digital ads and web.

• Ability to present unique creative concepts and create original designs using photography, illustration, typography, info graphics.

• Advanced MS Office and Outlook skills including PowerPoint &/or Keynote skills.

• Illustration skills desirable.

 
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

• Capable of managing deadlines, multiple projects working under pressure and effectively communicating issues and challenges as they arise.

• Outgoing, enthusiastic, self-starter - takes responsibility for his/her own work.

• Excellent communication, organisation, and computer skills.

• Excellent time management skills and attention to detail with decisive actions.

• Previous industry experience is preferable.

 
Please apply with up-to-date CV and Portfolio (pdf/link).

Does this sound like the job for you? If so, please email your CV to recruitment-avoca@avoca.com "Junior Graphic Designer" in the subject line. Thanks and good luck!

HOW TO APPLY

To apply, send us your current curriculum vitae along with covering letter and references.



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BY EMAIL

recruitment-avoca@avoca.com

Reference: Junior Graphic Designer, Avoca Head Office