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In-House Graphic Designer & Artworker Posted Jan 06
TechnoRecruit , High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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Beechdean supplies ice cream, sorbet and related products to a variety of customers ranging from major supermarkets and restaurant chains to cruise lines, individual retailers and direct to consumers and the ongoing development of all aspects of design and marketing are an essential part of the development of the business. The In-house Graphic Designer will also have involvement with the Motorsport arm of the Group. The role will entail contact with customers, suppliers and important corporate stakeholders and to this end the job holder will be expected to conduct themselves in a professional and courteous manner at all times.


To take ownership of all design requirements for Beechdean Ice Cream, Beechdean Motorsport and all associated brands belonging to the Beechdean Group. Ensuring all packaging, sales, marketing, web & social media and in-house collateral is cost-effectively designed and delivered to agreed standards and deadlines from concept to fruition.


-Act as guardian of the Beechdean brand and all associated brands with active input into the evolution of each brand

-Design point of sale items from concept through to the finished product and all intermediate stages

-Design product packaging from concept to print ready artwork

-Visualisation and mock ups - produce graphic and physical examples of products and site installations

-Undertake advertising and promotional design for online, print and promotional products from concept to production ready artwork

-Undertake photography of product packaging for use in marketing and sales collateral

-Photo retouching and artworking

-Proofing of packaging (colour, standard and presentation) prior to print

-Manage approvals of licensed artwork

-Updating of company presentations and creating bespoke for client meetings


The Beechdean Ice Cream Group is a growing organisation and seeks to develop the job holder's skills in a way that benefits both the job holder and the company wherever possible.


-Ability to demonstrate competency in graphic design through presentation of portfolio

-Demonstrable commercial awareness in the design to print process

-Competency in delivering excellent customer service (in house or external)

-Previous experience in managing multiple projects/ tasks and delivering to demanding deadlines

-Previous experience in food packaging design & production

-Licensed product design experience


-Knowledge of the print process and preparing 'print ready' designs

-Fluent Knowledge and advanced use of Adobe Creative suite (illustrator, Photoshop and In-design)

-Intermediate level in Microsoft Office/ Outlook and related software: especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint

-Knowledge of design within the food industry

-Photography and use of a DSLR camera

-Premier or other video editing


-Adobe Flash & JavaScript

-Understanding of packaging technology and design

Employment Type: Permanent
Work Hours: Full Time


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