Graphic Design Vacancy


Job title: Graphic Designer, Full Time
Date Posted: 26 July 2016
Start Date: Immediate Start
Salary: £TBC
Experience: Minimum 5 Years Studio Experience
Location: Lymington, Hampshire
Recruiter: Tinstar Design Ltd

Tinstar Design is seeking a full time Graphic Designer to work in our small, busy Lymington studio.

Graphic Design Vacancy Job Details:

Tinstar Design creates everything from stationery, corporate identity, brochures and catalogues to exhibition graphics, adverts, promotional & packaging design and anything else you can imagine that is print-related.

The right candidate will be proactive, enthusiastic and in love with the design process. An ability to produce great looking designs on the minimum of briefing would be essential, as well as the usual thorough expertise in InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Quark etc. There are plently of tight deadlines, so the right applicant should be able to thrive under pressure.

Candidates would need to be able to work independently, as well as work closely with the Creative Director, and would be expected to creatively contribute and think on the spot in client meetings. Everyone is expected to pick up the phone during the working day and the right candidate will have an excellent phone manner with clients and suppliers.

Initially, the primary role of the new recruit will be to support the current designers with their large work load. The ability to accept and offer constructive criticism (whilst maintaining a good sense of humour) is essential! It is also essential that the candidate is extremely familiar with the following application-related features:

  • Character and Paragraph Stylesheets
  • Image colour modes, resolution and preparation
  • Perfect image cutout techniques
  • Creating flawless press-ready documents (mainly PDFs)

There will be a simple design / productivity test to determine the candidates’ skill levels. This will take approximately one hour.

The other half of Tinstar’s work is internet-related, and there would be opportunities to develop web-related skills. Experience in Dreamweaver (or any web development app) would be an advantage.

To apply, please contact us with examples of work you have created along with references and any portfolio items you feel with be of interest. Alternatively, write to Tinstar Design Limited, Londesborough House, 34-35 High Street, Lymington, Hampshire, SO41 9AF.