Middleweight Designer

London, England, United Kingdom · Brand expand job description ↓

Description

Please include a sample of your work when applying

Who you are

A creative self starter with solid graphic design and branding experience.
You will be responsible for delivering high impact and effective marketing communications for Gousto - everything from emails to flyers and social media campaigns. There’s no job too big or too small. You have solid technical expertise and a ‘can do’ approach to making things happen - working through projects methodically and delivering on time and to brief. The Designer sits within the Brand Marketing team as part of the Creative Studio.


What you’ll do

  • You will be responsible for designing impactful and effective marketing communications in response to internal briefs - emails, flyers, packaging, events collateral, social media and digital campaigns
  • You will work collaboratively with the Senior Design and Head of Creative to manage creative projects - taking their input and guidance where needed
  • You are self disciplined, able to manage your own workloads and manage stakeholders on delivery and sign off
  • Repetitive tasks certainly do not bore you. You will test, learn and optimise across all of our marketing channels to continuously improve the performance of our campaigns
  • You will have a strong handle on our competitors and look to generate distinctive creative ideas that set us apart from the rest
  • You will make confident design decisions, and be smart and persuasive in bringing others with you, providing clear rationale if needed
  • You will be a brand guardian for Gousto; ensuring we deliver our brand purpose and adhere to guidelines
  • You will be a positive energy and a strong creative point of view to the design community and Gousto as a whole

Requirements


  • Degree in art or design.
  • Extensive experience (with a marketing/communications focus)
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite software, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign etc.
  • A varied portfolio of work (branding, print, digital, social media, typography etc)
  • Good working knowledge of design best practices (i.e. composition, colour theory, layout, branding, typography, video, etc).
  • Experience in setting up and sending print-ready artwork
  • Good art direction of both video and photography
  • The ability to meet deadlines in a high-pressure environment.
  • Confident communicator, versed in brainstorming and presenting idea routes.
  • A developing technical mindset across responsive and mobile-first design
  • A finger on the pulse of cutting-edge trends
  • Strong understanding of Social Media platforms, their design aesthetics and how to push strong creative campaigns that influence a specific audience through them.
  • Self motivated and passionate about design and learning

Extra skills we’d love

  • Pen tablet experience advantageous.
  • Fast-paced agency experience.
  • Expertise with After Effects or other video editing software.
  • An eye for and an interest in photography, or styling experience.
  • An understanding of HTML & CSS preferred, but not a necessity.


Our Culture

You’re a confident self-starter, able to juggle multiple projects in a dynamic, exciting and entrepreneurial environment. You’re initiative and a problem-solver with an eagle eye for detail. You’ll consistently go the extra mile to apply and achieve a high standard across everything you do.

Dream - Today’s good is tomorrow’s mediocre. We’re always looking for ways to improve Gousto, our team and ourselves.

Deliver - We understand where we can add the most value and obsess about making improvements every day.

Care - We can only achieve big things by working collaboratively. We respect different people’s skills, experience and points of view. We work as one team.

Benefits

  • Holidays - 25 days of holiday (plus bank holidays) increasing by a day each year up to 30 days
  • Option to buy additional days of annual leave up to a total of 30 days
  • Discounted Gousto boxes - 40% staff discount on Gousto boxes and 25% for your family and friends plus your first box free
  • Dr Gousto Healthcare via Babylon Health
  • Access to Gousto Academy training courses
  • Gym Membership
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Pension
  • Quarterly team socials and mixed team events
  • Coffee/ Tea, fruit and ice cream provided every single day to keep you fresh
  • Friday socials - Wine, beer and soft-drinks


Our Team

Equal opportunity is hugely important to us, across all areas of Gousto. Currently in our team there are over 20 nationalities and it’s deeply important to us to have all genders represented in all functions and levels. We treat all individuals in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of age, disability, gender, pregnancy and maternity, marital status, race, religion or sexual orientation.

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