Graphic Designer

Chester, Cheshire, England
Additional company benefits
29 Mar 2018
26 Apr 2018
Gemma Thelwell
Job function
Full Time
Contract Type
We are seeking a Graphic Designer to join a leading travel company's growing team in a busy office in Chester. You will provide an in-house design service to the company and its multiple travel brands, creating mainly artwork and marketing material that reflects the company's unique brand qualities.

* Creating design work for marketing materials including, but not limited to, brochures, exhibition banners, magazines, flyers, DL mailers, e-mails, social media graphics, web banners, video assets and more using various Adobe Creative Suite software including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver etc.
* Create and present logo design concepts to new travel agents. Upon sign off, create business stationery including business cards, letter heads, compliment slips and email signature strips.
* Liaise with wider marketing team, existing & new travel agents and third party companies including print suppliers.
* Designing, proofing and creating complete HTML files in Dreamweaver.
* Come up with creative ideas and designs for seasonal marketing activity.
* Help create and design our 68-page travel and lifestyle magazine.
* Troubleshoot hardware, software and database problems.
* Strengthening and maintaining the companies brand through activities above.
* Follow brand guidelines when designing any company marketing material.
* Make amendments on templated WordPress travel agent websites, add content and imagery.

* Good working knowledge of Adobe CC (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver)
* Full knowledge of WordPress CMS is required - must be confident modifying and building content within pre-built WordPress templates.
* Video Production (Premier Pro or Final Cut) & Use of After Effects is preferred
* Experience of brochure production
* Ability to work to strict/tight deadlines under pressure
* Ability to create PDF's for print and understand the print process/working to printers' specifications
* Font management/Typography
* Use of file compression software
* Experience of FTP
* Basic HTML/CSS knowledge preferred
* An understanding of usability issues
* Understanding of website optimisation
* Understanding of digital marketing

A competitive basic salary with additional company benefits. This is an excellent company to progress your career with long term, as they are both established and expanding.

If you meet the job requirements please click 'Apply' attaching a copy of your current CV, or contact Gemma at Travel Trade Recruitment on 01619236120 or alternatively email

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