Graphic Designer / Creative Office Assistant - Genie, Design & Print Solutions

Brighton and Hove

Closing date: 09/01/2018

Genie is a close-knit, lively Design & Print Studio combining a shop front and production centre in the heart of Brighton's creative area - the North Laine.

Genie offers a graphic design service and a complete range of full colour printing solutions. We cater to all, ranging from independent businesses through to large-scale corporate businesses.

With a newly expanded, high spec studio & print room, we have a small team of designers, print operators and cheerful front of house staff. We take great pride in what we do - our attentive customer service, vast range of products and superb attention to detail.


Job Description:

Graphic Designer / Creative Office Assistant

We are keen to find a creative, experienced and friendly individual to join our team at Genie on a full time basis. We offer a complete design and print service for a range of independent businesses through to large-scale corporate businesses.

You should have design for print experience and the ability to cope in a fast-paced environment, remaining calm under pressure.

The role is predominantly a graphic design position, but you will have some dealing with customers as front of house - taking orders, prepping artwork, conversing with customers and advising them on the best solution for their needs to encourage sales. Almost more importantly the candidate must be approachable, confident, super-organised, and be willing to pitch in and work as a team.

The employment would be based on 5 days per week, plus 1 Saturday per month (appox 42 hours per week).

Your role would include:

• Artworking / Graphic Design for print - using Adobe Photoshop, Indesign and Illustrator – these skills are essential and a good knowledge of all three programmes is mandatory
• Design work will include the creation of: Flyers, Business Stationery, Logo Design, Posters, Brochures, Stickers, Signage, Large Format & More
• Quick, creative design work – working to fast deadlines
• Artwork checking and proofing
• Telephone and email management
• You would need to be totally MAC proficient

Skills Range:

Mandatory skills :
Apple Mac proficient
Adobe Creative Suite
Ability to cope in a fast-paced environment and remain calm under pressure
Approchable personality

Duties include (but not limited to) :
Graphic Design for print
Invoicing / organising orders / quoting
Telephone / email management
Preparing / checking artwork files
Liaising with clients in store
Problem solving

Person Specification:

Customer service experience is essential. You must be able to deal with a variety of customers with a wide range of technical abilities - so patience, politeness and a positive attitude are key factors.

You must be a team player who thrives in a busy environment and enjoys working to a high standard to meet customer deadlines.

Attention to detail is essential for proofing artwork and invoicing correctly.


Key Area: Design/Creative 27-1024.00Design/Creative
Salary: 18-22K
Attendance: Full-Time
Additional Information:

Perks of the Job :
Automatic pension scheme enrolment
Regular social events
Comfortable staff room
Unlimited coffee & tea (!)
In-house friendly Sausage Dog
Friday treats



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