Junior Designer

We are currently recruiting for a Junior Designer to join our Creative team at Paladone!

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. 
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: 
Assisting the design team with artwork amends to pre-existing concepts drawings, product artwork and packaging artwork. 

Creating and maintaining sales presentations which showcase our full range of core and customer special products to retailers. 

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 
  • Artworking experience, ideally in licenced products / gifting
  • 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 

If you love the idea of being part of a fun and talented design team then we've got an exciting opportunity for you!

You must be within travelling distance to our offices in Shoreham by Sea, as this role will be office based full time. Our offices are fully Covid secure with all the necessary restrictions and safety measures in place.  The core office hours are Monday – Friday 08:30am to 5:00pm, 37.5 hours per week. We do offer flexi hours between 07:30 and 6:00pm. We also have a wide range of employee benefits available.

If you are interested in applying, please click the 'Apply' button to submit your application with your CV, covering letter and link to portfolio.

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