Designer - William Reed Business Media


Closing date: 29/01/2019

William Reed is an innovative and market leading media company headquartered in West Sussex. In business for over 150 years we are a respected name in the industry and we are still family run.

We have offices in the UK, France, Chicago and Singapore and we’re always looking at new ways we can innovate.

Our main sector areas are food, drink, grocery, retail, and hospitality with numerous respected brands including The Grocer, World’s 50 Best Restaurants, Food & Drink Expo, The Morning Advertiser, British Baker and Food Navigator. We produce print magazines, digital sites and a range of events including award ceremonies, conferences, exhibitions and networking events.

We offer career progression and a supportive work environment.

Job Description:

William Reed is actively recruiting for a Designer to join our Grocery Art Desk team. Working across five of our brands – The Grocer, Convenience Store, Food Manufacture, Forecourt Trader and British Baker – you will help define the vision of these market leading publications.

We are flexible with hours so if you’re not looking for a traditional 35 hour week then please do still apply.

What you’re responsible for:

As a Designer you’ll be responsible for designing magazine layouts, creating print-ready PDFs, reformatting print content for digital channels, creating and editing images, infographics as well as managing the CMS for all channels. You’ll also be involved with creating artwork to support events and marketing activities i.e. logos, menus, posters, exhibition graphics and more.

Skills Range:

Key Skills:
• Experience with Adobe CC: InDesign, PhotoShop, Illustrator
• Ability to create and illustrate new and imaginative design ideas
• Strong multitasker and organiser
• Exceptional communication skills

Desirable skills:

• Video experience
• Understanding of CMS
• Experience dealing with data for infographics

Person Specification:

We're looking for a talented Designer to join us and work in a vibrant team.

Key Area: Design/Creative 27-1024.00Design/Creative
Salary: £22,000 - £25,000 (pro rata)
Attendance: Full-Time
Additional Information:

This is a fixed term contract for 8-9 months. 


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