National Gallery Company Ltd

Senior Designer

Job Added: 22 February 2019
Applications Close: 17 March 2019
Level: Senior
Contract: Full Time
Based: London
Salary: Undisclosed

JOB PURPOSE:
• To act as brand guardian and oversee and advise on brand application through all design work within the team, Company and third parties including licensees and brand partners, for markets in the UK and overseas
• To deliver high-quality, professional and creative design work including:
• 2D and 3D merchandise and packaging across a variety of product categories and formats, including licenced ranges
• a suite of communications across traditional and digital platforms
• a range of marketing and promotional collateral
• brand application in multiple environments including in stores, cafes and at events
• developing processes, guidelines and implementing innovative design approaches to meet the needs of the business now and in the future
• To manage the day to day workload of the design team and line manage Designers

The job requirements are designing across a wide range of product categories and formats most notably:
- 3D products including homeware, accessories, food & drink, stationery, gifts
- 2D paper products including diaries, calendars, notebooks, greetings cards, books
- all 2D and 3D packaging on a variety of substrates including paper, fabric, etc
• Designing all communications for instore, online and on digital platforms
• Designing all marketing collateral in print and digital formats including brochures, advertising, leaflets, presentations, booklets as well as POS and event material
• Designing merchandise, communications and collateral based on the National Gallery including the permanent collection, exhibitions and Artist in residence
• Creating and presenting concepts and mock-ups, and taking projects from concept through to production artwork as briefed
• Ensuring that every design is consistent with the NGC brand and is delivered to deadlines and to budget
• Liaising with the Production team to ensure the smooth running of the print and production process including reproduction accuracy and single artwork proof / sample approvals
• Final sign-off for production plotters (impositions / running sheets) if design change is required
• Managing and negotiating design and critical path schedules with production, buying and licensing teams
• Maintaining an awareness of competitor and external market activity and presenting findings as required

How to apply

Please email your CV and a covering letter to:

[email protected]