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Job listing closed on 17 Feb 2024
13 Feb 2024

Designer - 12 month FTC

🇬🇧 Manchester, UK
2+ years exp.

At Manchester United our aim is to Win the United Way – and the quality of our behind-the scenes team sets us apart from the competition.

Our people are as committed to the success of the company as the players are to winning trophies. We offer a unique and exciting working environment, excellent training, with recognition and rewards for the part each individual plays. Sounding good so far?

The Purpose:
Working within this fast paced, exciting, and demanding department you’ll collaborate with the wider Brand Team including art directors, designers, motion graphics designers and campaign management.

The purpose is to work across a broad range of creative design, from PPT and keynote presentations, to digital design and physical print assets.

The Role:

  • To be able to use the Adobe Suite including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator as well as keynote and PPT
  • Able to work from a key visual and to roll out across required assets
  • Creation of bespoke artwork in line with the clubs creative identity
  • Collaborate with motion designers, art directors and creative directors to develop the visual language and identity
  • Ensure all files are filed and recorded as per the department system
  • Ensure that the brand guidelines are followed for all assets
  • Ensure all work is reviewed and approved before presentation back to brief holder

The Person:

  • Previous experience working in a similar position
  • Excellent design skills, which include, typography and visual presentation
  • Proficient in Adobe Suite including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator
  • Proficient in Keynote and PPT
  • Proven ability to apply design skills in new and innovative ways
  • Knowledge in new digital and innovative practices
  • Good work ethic
  • Good attention to detail
  • Strong knowledge of design within competitive and fast-moving sports market
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment

Application Information:
Please attach your portfolio or include a link to your portfolio website

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