We have an exciting opportunity for Junior Designer to join the UK’s largest specialist wine retailer!
Who are we?
Majestic is the UK’s largest specialist wine retailer, operating a network of over 200 stores nationwide. Founded in 1980, the company recently passed back into private ownership following the acquisition of Fortress Investment Group and has undergone an ambitious transformation and turnaround programme. The results of which are now being seen, with record market share growth, a new and improved product range, a new website and six new stores - with a pipeline for future expansion over the next five years. With no minimum purchase, the Majestic range includes over 1,100 different wines, spirits and beers both online and in-store. Majestic’s key strength is over 1,000 WSET-trained colleagues offering knowledgeable, friendly service across all channels.
Majestic is looking for a Junior Designer to develop their existing skills by working with the senior creative staff on a range of ambitious and innovative projects.
Responsible for helping to drive the creative direction of campaigns, an understanding of typography, layout, animation and art direction will be needed to help the team produce the best work possible.
Communication is a big part of the job, so the junior designer must feel confident enough to contribute to the entire creative process. Keeping a finger on the pulse of current trends is also key when moving towards promotion and recognition.
Execute high quality designs in accordance with Majestic’s brand guidelines across all channels including web and email banners, social media types and POS.
Bottle photography and image processing as required (no prior knowledge required)
Input into creative meetings and share ideas. Pitch creative ideas to colleagues.
Produce attractive and effective designs for all media
Communicate and liaise with the Head of Content & Brand, and Design Manager to receive feedback on designs.
Collaborate with the rest of the design team to produce final products
Liaise effectively with agencies and other team members.
Support the team through the execution of campaigns and projects
Previous experience working as part of a design team
Good working knowledge of Adobe Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to meet deadlines in a high pressure environment
The ability to see projects through from inception to production
Good organisational skills
Motivation to maintain and improve design standards
Willingness to listen to feedback and produce pixel-perfect and print-ready work.
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Watford and Hemel Hempstead. Our Head Office is based in Watford, just 20 minutes from London Euston. From Watford Junction, we are a 15-minute walk to our Head Office.
We are proud to offer a new Agile Working Policy for Support Centre colleagues; a blend of office and home working which will include a number of days working at the Majestic Office
MAJESTIC EMPLOYEES: Please ensure you have a conversation with your Area Manager and Regional Manager first before applying.
We look forward to receiving your application! Together we are Majestic! #TWAM