Senior designer

Birmingham / Albrighton (flexible)

Description & responsibilities

M3 is a strategic communications agency with main offices in Albrighton and central Birmingham. Due to several new account wins and ambitious future growth plans, we have an exciting opportunity for an outstanding Senior Designer to join our creative team.

We are looking for a highly talented individual, tuned into the latest creative and cultural movements with a broad skillset. You will be able to blend creativity, flair, strong typographic knowledge and impeccable mac skills with intelligence that enables you to interpret client and internal briefs into compelling and original creative work.

As well as working with the Artwork team to produce print media, our creative department also work alongside our Digital Development and Digital Marketing departments, so a strong understanding of digital media is required. Video editing skills would be a real benefit too.

Our ongoing goal is to raise the bar on our output and add real value to our creative offer. We want you to make a true and meaningful impact to the work we do.

You will report directly into our Group Creative Lead.

Skills & experience

  • 5+ years’ creative design experience
  • Great layout skills and the ability to take a creative idea and roll it out across different digital and print formats
  • An expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud software (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop) with any other related software being a bonus.
  • Video editing skills would be a definite positive (Adobe Premiere & After Effects)
  • Good Digital knowledge – website design, digital banner production & social media design
  • A strong visualisation skillset – from the loosest marker scamp through to computer-made mock-ups
  • Confident pitching ideas and concepts, either internally or occasionally to client
  • Able to take projects from conception to completion, in a timely fashion
  • Oversee photography and videography shoots where necessary
  • Support artworkers where necessary
  • A base knowledge of advertising and marketing campaigns to be able to confidently take a campaign idea and bring it to life
  • Interpret client feedback intelligently retaining the core creative idea where possible

Benefits of working at M3

  • 25 days’ holiday a year (plus bank holidays)
  • Competitive salary & development plan
  • Great working environment
  • Defined contribution pension scheme
  • Development opportunities
  • Part of a close knit hard working team
  • 50 days’ work from home allowance

Application form

If you’re ambitious about your career and are looking to work with a team that feels the same way, could be the place.