We're looking for an experienced Designer (Artworker) to work with us on a Freelance basis!
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.
Located in Shoreham, near Brighton, we have built up an enviable customer base because of our commitment to innovative product design, quality and customer service.
We are looking for an immediately available and talented freelancer to assist our design team in-house on a flexible basis, and ideally someone who can be available at short notice. The position is fully office based, so you must be within travelling distance to our offices in Shoreham by Sea. The core office hours are 8:30am – 5:00pm, Monday to Friday.
Why come and freelance for Paladone?
• We have seen a massive increase in growth over the past 3-5 years. Producing some of the most exciting products on the high street and working with the biggest retail names, we are going from strength to strength.
• Once on our books, when we need freelancers we can offer you flexible days and hours through our peak busy periods of the year and this is on-going.
• The nature of the projects are fun and varied, there is never a dull moment!
What are we looking for?
You would be working on our newly developed products designing, concepts, product artworks, packaging designs (style guide designs and bespoke one off packagings) and amending or creating cutter guides. This area of the Design team works very closely with our Product Development team.
Required Technical Skills.
• Minimum 3 years design experience.
• High proficiency in Illustrator and Photoshop essential (Speed in illustrator essential)
• Previous experience of working with cutter guides or applying artwork to cutterguides
• Previous experience of applying or designing style guides.
• Experience with taking briefs and visualising this on screen
• The ability to work to daily deadlines and to manage under pressure with the ability to jump from job to job throughout the day
• Very strong attention to detail
• Exceptional designer with creative flair
If you are immediately available and love the idea of being part of a fun and talented design team then we've got an exciting opportunity for you here at Paladone! If you’re interested, please click apply and submit your CV, covering letter and link to portfolio.