We are Hiring

Posted on: Jan 22, 2019

We're looking for an Apprentice in Graphic Design to join our studio team. 
Details are as below if you think you fit the bill, email - ian@projectedimage.com with a cover letter and CV.

Job Summary:
We are a small independent company based in Newcastle upon Tyne, who specialise in the design and manufacture of Gobos (optical filters for image projection purposes). Please see our website: www.projectedimage.com for more information.
We are planning to expand our business and take on an apprentice with a sociable personality and a good understanding of all things technical. We are looking for an individual with an enthusiastic and positive attitude towards work, as well as a dedicated and flexible approach to working, being a small business we all have to wear many hats so the role will be varied.
The ideal candidate will need to have:
  • A good range of computer skills, preferably with experience of Apple Macs.
  • Good working knowledge of Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Confident communication skills and especially a good telephone manner as the role will involve lots of telephone contact with clients
  • Additionally attention to details and ability to work with your hands on small fragile material.
Main responsibilities 
  • Create manufacture ready artwork for our machines – Strong understanding of using a variety of Mac applications such as Illustrator, Photoshop, and In-design
  • Manage own workload and communicate with team members on progress
  • Prepare files for creating quotes and visuals as necessary
  • Manage invoicing and payment
  • Dealing with customers via telephone and electronically
  • Support and get involved in the manufacturing production and processes. Learn how the product is made, with an aim to eventually helping in the lab if needed
  • Support Digital teams as necessary in the production of website banners and digital assets
  • Take direction from senior members of staff
  • Work collaboratively with various team members

Calm, focussed, able to work under pressure - DESIRABLE
Able to juggle changing briefs and multiple stakeholder demands - ESSENTIAL
High level of attention to detail - ESSENTIAL
Prioritise time to meet deadlines and manage own workload - ESSENTIAL
Excellent communication skill - ESSENTIAL
Mac design software skills covering illustrator, In-design, and photoshop - ESSENTIAL
Retouching skills would be an advantage - DESIRABLE
Manufacturing experience - DESIRABLE
Confident with office software – such as Powerpoint, Word, Excel - DESIRABLE
Self-motivated and driven - ESSENTIAL
Team player – get stuck-in – not precious – can do attitude - ESSENTIAL
Experience of working in either a busy Office or Studio environment - DESIRABLE

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"Recieved the gobos today and have to say I'm really impressed. Thank you for the standard and speed of service"

Kate Farrow
Pinsent Masons LLP

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