Graphic Designer

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

START DATE:   February 2022

LOCATION:      Battersea, London

DURATION:     Full Time

To apply, please email your CV and cover letter to jess.aspiga@gmail.com

 

THE POSITION: Graphic Designer

Aspiga is a leading ethical and sustainable contemporary clothing company creating wearable, stylish and timeless collections for women and men. Established in 2006, we are a responsible fashion brand who continues to lead the way in sustainable and ethical fashion - putting people and our planet first. Our products are designed in the UK, Collections include day wear, dresses, beautiful leather beaded sandals, flip flops, bags, baskets, beachwear, clothing and jewellery.  

Our mission is to work responsibly with our suppliers towards a more socially and environmentally conscious future, putting people and the planet first. That’s why we only partner with ethical suppliers, use the best sustainable materials and design beautiful, contemporary and stylish pieces that are intended to last.

Aspiga is looking for a talented graphic designer who sits within our in-house creative team and owns all of the graphics in particular catalogues/leaflets/e-commerce/Instore/ POS

To be considered for this role, you will have experience in the luxury women’s fashion market and must have experience working on brochures, POS and e-comm. We are looking for a strong organised person with the ability to deliver in a fast-paced environment and to sometimes tight schedules.

The successful candidate will take responsibility for all Printed Catalogue, Direct Mail and E-Catalogue design activities relating to the company. This is the ideal opportunity for a Graphic Designer with print experience looking to utilise their skills in a fast-paced and exciting environment.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Reporting into the Founder, you will be responsible for the artwork and design assets. Responsible for creating the 9 Seasonal Brochures and leaflets to new and existing customers, ensuring the right product is selected and best images are used to deliver the DM goals and KPIs.
  • Responsible for all editing and uploading of e-commerce and lifestyle photography, in particular colour matching
  • Responsible for managing design and photography workflow, leading the editorial team to deliver on excellence and efficiencies.
  • Creation of innovative, shareable assets in line with our brand image for use across all channels
  • Manage the Brand’s library of assets including images, video and graphics, from approved to work in progress for the wider team to utilise for retail, wholesale, online and social media channels.
  • Review output and projects with the team to understand key successes and learnings for the future
  • Executes standard photography operation procedures including image editing techniques, tools, processes, and guidelines.
  • Drives towards continuous improvement and creative solutions.
  • Oversees brand standards, lighting technique, and image quality.
  • Utilises up-to-date knowledge of product trends, consumer buying, and technology to enhance team output.
  • Keeps up to date with styles and trends to ensure that we create assets and photography that stands out against competitors.
  • Develop knowledge of the brand and products including best sellers, top volumes and reviewing products on the website

PEOPLE SKILLS:

  • Develops good working relationships within the business
  • Develop good relationships with external agencies
  • Maintain professional behaviour in the workplace
  • A strong team player who is a true brand ambassador
  • Be respectful of others

KEY ATTRIBUTES – we are looking for someone with…

  • MUST have 2-3 years experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge of Adobe; InDesign, Illustrator & Photoshop plus Microsoft Office.
  • Management of interns
  • Must be comfortable working with digital cameras, videos, computers and photo editing software.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels.
  • Ability to influence effectively within the business and put across views appropriately.
  • A passion for sustainable fashion and the Aspiga brand
  • Organised and the ability to work to deadlines.
  • Pro- active and motivated
  • Resourceful, reactive and flexible; thrives on positive change
  • Excellent eye for detail

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We will not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, marital status, disability, age, sexual orientation or religion.