Junior Designer (6 Month Fixed Term)

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Paladone is a wholesale giftware company with offices in the UK, US and Hong Kong. We design and distribute directly from our Head Quarters in Shoreham-By-Sea UK, Texas US and the Far East. Our mission is to create the best gift products and deliver them to our customers with an unrivalled customer focussed service. 

Along with our own branded products, we offer a comprehensive range of licensed giftware. We work with many exciting mainstream brands such as Disney, Harry Potter and DC Comics, and we develop, design, manufacture and wholesale a wide range of gifts and novelties for our retail partners in the UK and around the world. 

What are we looking for? 

We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative and hardworking Junior Designer. This position is a six month fixed term position, with the potential to become permanent. 
As a Junior Designer you will provide support to our in-house design team in all elements of product and packaging design. 
Do you have a year or more experience as a Junior Designer, are you looking for an exciting new challenge?  If design is your passion, then we would love to hear from you. 

The Role 

This role will include variety and lots of learning opportunities, below are some of the tasks that a Junior Designer would undertake: 
Creating and maintaining sales presentations which showcase our full range of core and customer special products to retailers. 
Assisting the design team with artwork amends to pre-existing concepts drawings, product artwork and packaging artwork. 
Applying barcodes, technology warnings and multiple translations to the back of packaging artwork under the guidance of senior designers. 
Design housekeeping, filing and general upkeep of computer files and folders. 
Applying style guides for licensed and unlicensed ranges to multiple cutter guides under the guidance of senior designers 

Who are we looking for? 

We are looking for someone who is: 

·         Flexible 

·         Adaptable 

·         A great team player 

·         A keen learner 

·         Excellent at planning and organisation 

·         An all round great person! 

Skills required for this role: 

·         A minimum of 1 years’ Design experience

·         Basic knowledge of Adobe suite, specifically Photoshop and Illustrator 

·         Illustration skills would be advantageous 

·         Basic MS Office skills 

·         Basic photography skills would be helpful but not essential 

·         A keen interest in the gift industry 

Core office hours are 8.30am - 5pm, Monday to Friday but we also offer flexi time hours. 

If you are interested in applying please send your CV, covering letter and portfolio examples to recruitment@paladone.com 

We are really looking forward to hearing from you! 

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