Graphic Designer

Tuam, Ireland

To create and deliver professional, creative and original concepts, designs and layouts for print production projects including (but not limited to) catalogues, flyers, websites, web applications, advertisements, case studies, exhibition, templates, diagrams and photography to support the JFC business.  To utilise graphic design experience and professional judgment to plan and executive both on and off-line design projects.  Requires an intimate understanding of design, copy and web best practices/guidelines.   This is a permanent role, based in our Head Office in Tuam, Co. Galway.

Key duties and Responsibilities

  1. Graphic Design
  • Plan, design and build templates and provide graphic design support to Marketing for the development of:
    • Print media (catalogues, brochures, flyers, case studies, product specifications)
    • Advertisements
    • Electronic direct mail/newsletters
    • Exhibitions
    • in-store promotional and merchandising material
    • Product labels & displays
    • Corporate and product presentations
    • Other support on a project basis
  • Layout designs in a functional / legible manner
  • Concept development. Problem solving layout between text and imagery
  • Prioritising between projects to support the target objectives
  • Work closely with the marketing team to safeguard that only the correct information is displayed
  • Ensure the Brand is correctly used on all Advertising, Company Literature, web assets etc
  1. Online Media
  • Manage web development projects to create engaging graphics to support the customer experience on the JFC web and social media platforms
  • Update content of websites on an ongoing basis to ensure information is accurate
  1. Photography & Videography
  • Staging, taking and editing photographs both on and off site for marketing publications
  • Responsible for all product photography, videography and editing 
  1. Communications
  • Maintain website: up-to-date images, copy, announcements, newsletters, etc
  • Create and assemble marketing materials for the Marketing/Sales Departments
  1. Branding
  • Develop and modify Brand guidelines and ensure marketing campaigns and business support material (both off- and online) are adhered to, maintaining consistency.
  • Support Senior Management in Strategic Brand development and adjustment projects.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Diploma or Degree in Graphic Design or other relevant discipline
  • 2+ years’ experience in a similar role
  • Highly proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (Photoshop; InDesign; Illustrator) and the WordPress CMS platform.
  • Ability to capture videos and use Adobe Premiere Pro together with Adobe After Effects (motion graphics and visual effects)
  • Must possess a strong sense of concept development, in addition to communication, collaboration, research, and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong portfolio of commercial projects showcasing creative flair, strong brands and a great eye for detail.

Disclaimer:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the work and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.

Applications

If you are interested in this position, please submit your CV and cover letter to hr@jfc.ie for the attention of Mary Dwyer, HR Manager by close of business, Tuesday 13th February 2018.

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