Graphic Designer - Paxton

Brighton and Hove

Closing date: 08/07/2019

At Paxton, we design and manufacture market leading IP access control, door entry and building intelligence systems for smart buildings. With over 30 years of experience, we put our core values of simplicity, quality and honesty at the heart of everything we do.

Based in Brighton, East Sussex, Paxton manufacture locally and export to over 60 countries worldwide. We are a technology company, that is fast growing – which opens up great opportunities and challenges for our team.

Our people are key, and making Paxton to be a great place to work is one of our top goals. We recently were delighted to be listed as one of the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to work for 2019.

Our team is constantly expanding and we currently have over 320 employees located at 12 locations across the globe with offices in the UK, US, France, Germany, South Africa, UAE and Benelux.

Job Description:

Join our marketing team based in our Brighton office where you will specialise in design for print and digital projects for the Paxton brand and global audiences. You will be responsible for providing inspiring designs, ideas and photography for a variety of marketing materials including printed literature, email campaigns, internal communications and Paxton’s global digital presence. If you want a role to express your creativity and enjoy a fast-paced busy environment, then apply today.

Job Role

  • Interpret Paxton’s business and brand needs, contributing ideas and creating work appropriately, demonstrating an understanding of the importance of user experience
  • Produce new ideas and concepts for integrated campaigns and develop design briefs to meet time and budget constraints, solving issues in a creative manner
  • Design large format graphics to attract attention to the Paxton brand at trade shows and global events
  • Represent Marketing Communications by covering company events to promote the Paxton brand with photography
  • Meet internal and external stakeholders, including Senior Managers and Directors to discuss their requirements and core messages
  • Co-ordinate team tasks and activities using organisational tools such as Basecamp, our internal helpdesk system and 6 step project planner in PowerPoint
  • Assist with monitoring and measuring the success of projects using analytics and asset tracking.
  • Be prepared to travel out of normal working hours and stay overnight to help co-ordinate and attend marketing communications events, such as trade shows, exhibitions, award ceremonies, seminars, etc.
 
Skills Range:
  • Strong Communicator, able to engage with stakeholders at all levels
  • Degree or relevant qualification in graphic design, visual communications, or related discipline, or solid equivalent industry experience
  • DSLR photography and editing
  • An understanding of typography and font styles for different types of communication
  • Knowledge of WordPress to create web pages
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS and web design, responsive design for a variety of platforms
  • Experience of creating artwork ready for print and the ability to use Adobe Creative Cloud programs including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat, Dreamweaver.
 
Key Area: Design/Creative 27-1024.00Design/Creative
Attendance: Full-Time
 
 

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