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Posted on: Monday 13 March, 2017
Osprey Publishing is looking for an innovative and creative designer to produce high quality and visually engaging content for a range of imprints and products, including Osprey Games, Bloomsbury Shire and Bloomsbury Bespoke. The role will be based in our Oxford office and falls under the Non-Consumer Adult Special Interest Division of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.
•Design and produce both print and digital communications including (but not limited to): catalogues and flyers, social media and website content, promotional videos, trade and consumer newsletters, print and online advertisements, event materials (posters, fliers and showcards), point of sale displays, blads and press releases.
•Work from briefs from the Sales and Marketing team, with the assistance of in-house Editorial and Design departments, to create work to the highest standard, effectively communicating the desired message and maintaining the brand identity of the relevant imprint or product.
•Commission and supervise printers and suppliers to ensure the production of high quality, accurate and on-schedule artwork for all projects as required.
Skills, knowledge, experience
•Graphic Design skills (a passion and understanding for illustration, typography, layouts, colours and processes)
•Creativity and the ability to visualise well
•An understanding of print production standards and constraints (to ensure files supplied are compliant with any technical requirements)
•The ability to work quickly and to a very high standard The ability to interpret a design brief
•Excellent communication and negotiation skills Project Management
•IT skills (knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Word is essential, and Excel desirable)
•Basic knowledge of XML-first workflows
The following skills/experiences/interests would be an advantage but are not essential:
•Video editing skills
•Previous work within a marketing department
•An interest in military history and/or tabletop gaming