Junior Graphic Designer - Rab

Overview :

Combining years of experience with the latest technologies and fabrics, we are proud to create ground breaking products that revolutionise the way people dress in the mountains. Always embracing innovation, our clothing and equipment shows a deep understanding of the environment our products are worn in and an evident passion for the outdoors. As world leaders of insulation, we are looking for a talented individual to join our passionate and creative Marketing team.

We’re growing our Marketing team and looking to recruit a creative Junior Graphic Designer; this is a fantastic opportunity to embark on a core visual communications role within a busy and energetic marketing team.  The role will report overall to the Head of Marketing with the day-to-day managed by the Creative Brand Designer, and will be involved in all aspects of design supporting across the whole department.   


Role objectives & key responsibilities :

You will support the Marketing team in delivering seasonal marketing campaigns, brand projects, in-store communication (and events) in-line with marketing strategy for core markets in UK, Europe, and North America.  Working fluidly between mediums to produce modern and creative artwork, you will be part of the in-house creative team that plays a part in driving the band forward.  You will also artwork seasonal campaigns and assist with rollout with international offices and media partners. 

  •       Supporting rollout of all digital and print marketing collateral including workbooks, consumer brochures, digital and social media assets
  •       Supporting with the development of in store communications in conjunction with retail partners
  •       Managing asset and advertising requests from agents, media partners and international offices
  •       Supporting the marketing team with trade and consumer events visual communications
  •       Supporting brand and PR functions with visual communication requirements
  •       Ongoing packaging developments and seasonal changes
  •       Managing image libraries and asset sharing platforms
  •       Re-touching and colour product photography
  •       Developing and managing time lines for all visual communication projects. Maintaining agreed brand “tone of voice” online and in print, through copy, imagery and communications 
  •       Working with creative agencies to translate brand and seasonal campaign asthenic for use internally and externally
  •       Developing close relationships with all internal teams to ensure brand alignment across all channels


To join us, you will need the following skills/experience :

  •       Good understanding of creative visual principles such as typography, layout, colour, photography and identity
  •       Strong working knowledge of Photoshop, including colour work, image manipulation and batch processing
  •       Excellent knowledge of the Adobe Creative suite and a desire to learn new skills
  •       Degree or equivalent level qualification desirable
  •       Strong project management skills and good organisational skills
  •       Familiarity with the latest trends, technologies and methodologies in design
  •       In-depth understanding of the Rab product range alongside a broad understanding of the outdoor market
  •       Passionate about design and have the ability to bring newness and ideas to the team

Personal profile :

  •       Self-starter – self-motivated with a ‘can-do’ attitude
  •       Versatile and dynamic
  •       Positive mind set
  •       Deadline and process orientated
  •       Excellent attention to detail with a pride in producing high quality work
  •       Ability to work effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines
  •       Having great ideas and providing innovative creative solutions
  •       Ability to cultivate and maintain relationships and a love of team working
  •       Knowledge and passion for the outdoors and products

If you have relevant industry experience in the sporting goods/outdoor recreation markets and/or related industries, so much the better.


What can we offer you in return ?

A competitive salary, company bonus scheme, pension, life assurance, flexible working schemes and an early finish on Fridays!  And, of course, there’s fantastic staff discounts on our products and a wide range of reciprocal trade discounts on climbing, bikes, camping, sailing and running equipment.  There’s a casual dress code and we operate an open and friendly company with a relaxed environment, but we work hard to get the job done. We have great modern office facilities and free on-site parking.  


How to apply :

The closing date for applications is 21 September2018.  Interested applicants should apply by sending a CV and covering letter via our recruitment portal.  It’s helpful if you give an outline in your covering letter of your passion/interest in the outdoors.