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Kickstart - Designer & Merchandiser

Job details
Posting date: 16 November 2021
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 30 November 2021
Location: Stanhope, DL132UY
Company: DWP Kickstart Scheme
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: V0000307364

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Summary


To apply for this job, you must be claiming Universal Credit and 16 to 24 years old.

EMPLOYER
Custom Gateway Limited

JOB SUMMARY
This diverse role is perfect for a commercially minded designer and offers a fantastic opportunity to work with some of the world's leading brands, clubs, and retailers
Responsibilities include managing the design process from concept and approval to launch designing innovative products for football clubs and creating on trend designs for textiles and apparel
Additionally they will publish content via our sales channels including websites and marketplaces
They will be working with key retailers to list content on their websites and channel but also a team of creative thinkers to deliver on KPIs and set the benchmark for innovative print on demand content
The candidate will also need to react to and anticipate design change or trends to capitalise on key opportunities and events

SKILLS NEEDED
A commercially minded approach and passion for design
A positive can do attitude with a growth mindset and strong portfolio demonstrating creative ability
It is essential that the candidate has solid understanding of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
The ability to interpret briefs and deliver results on time is also key, along with confidence in communicating ideas to clients or the wider team and take criticism on board
The drive to succeed in a fast paced environment

WORKING HOURS
9am to 5pm

HOURLY RATE
NMW

ADDITIONAL EMPLOYABILITY SUPPORT
The Real Apprenticeship Company will provide all the Employability Skills training and Mentoring, CV writing, Interview skills, job searching and money management.
On a day to day level we have weekly one to -one sessions to help develop skills and
Confidence
We have a dedicated training budget, provide internal weekly training and
encourage ongoing CPD with dedicated time allocated per week

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