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Job: Senior Designer - English/French/German Speaking

Active since 07-12-2017 Job category Marketing
Location Midsomer Norton Level Management
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type Permanent contract
Hours 37 Salary £ Competitive + Benefits
Senior Designer - English/French/German Speaking

Reporting to the Marketing Director for Dickies Europe, you will head up the design team that will give visual identity to the Dickies brand, both Streetwear & Workwear across European markets.

You and your design team will manage all European projects as a “Creative Design Hub” and will create physical and online assets for delivery into all channels & verticals.

The overall Marketing department is comprised of 4 teams: the Dickies Life streetwear marketing team, Dickies Work Wear marketing team, the Creative Design team, with a dotted line into Dickies’ Direct to Consumer businesses.

What we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday
  • 25 Days Holiday + 8 Bank Holidays
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Permanent Health Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Generous Staff Discount on Quality Clothing
  • On-Site Free Parking
  • Friendly Company Culture and Relaxed Working Environment

 Essential Requirements

  • Excellent organisational and communication skills and the ability to manage multiple projects
  • Knowledge of layouts, graphic fundamentals, typography & limitations of online and offline design work
  • The ability to storyboard or translate ideas to designers and others, influencing external and internal stakeholders
  • Attention to detail
  • A strong working knowledge of online and offline design, brand development and the creative process
  • Ability to lead design projects from concept to completion
  • Ability to supervise and develop employees
  • Experience with software including Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

Preferred Requirements

  • Second language other than English – German, French and/or Dutch preferred.
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
  • With the Brand Manager, develop & deliver a rolling themed plan for all activities, showing detailing execution strategies across all channels and verticals
  • As part of campaign planning, work with the BM, Head of eCommerce and Retail Stores Manager to execute assets and campaigns for Dickies Direct to Consumer channels, and review their effectiveness
  • Lead the design team to plan and deliver all projects
  • With the Marketing Co-Ordinator develop a workload / project scheduling tool that will share project based activities
  • Manage workload to ensure assets for briefed projects are delivered on time and within budget
  • Manage workload to reprioritise workload as appropriate based on commercial importance
  • Adopting a ‘hands-on’ approach when required to help the team with concept development. This role includes being a designing as well as managing others
  • Ensuring the right resource is available and that the creative team is involved from the beginning of a project
  • Striving for continuous improvement and excellence
  • Mentoring, developing and coaching the team
  • Creating an inspiring and positive culture
  • Bring ideas and inspiration to the Dickies marketing
  • To maintain/reinforce the Dickies brand standards in all actions/communications.

About Us

Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Company is now part of VF Corporation, a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with authentic brands. VF and Williamson-Dickie combined have corporate Headquarters in every global region, in addition to hundreds of other offices and facilities spanning the globe

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Please note this vacancy may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received. Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

More information
This listing is a full-time job

Job category Marketing
Industry / Industries Retail / Wholesale
Region South West

Contact information

Name Gillian Pears