Midweight Designer

Role: Midweight Graphic Designer
Location: Sheffield
Contract Type: Full time
Start Date: ASAP
Salary:Based on experience
Hours: Mon-Fri, 9-5
Pension: Statutory
Holiday: 21 days (excluding bank holidays)
Perks: see below

We are a young, hungry, multi award winning disruptive studio, who are going from strength to strength. Our work embodies our ethos; challenge convention, to change perception. We have a global focus working, nationally and internationally with large corporates like Urban Outfitters all the way down to rad independent brands, often from the lifestyle and food & beverage sectors. Our work is concept driven, bold, fresh, with a sprinkle of wit and we like to have fun doing it. You’ll become part of a nimble team that do a lot with a little and who aim to challenge norms. We work in a light multi room studio above beaut Neighbourhood bar & cafe, in a young vibrant part of town 5 minutes walk from Sheffield city centre with easy access to buses and trams. If you’re not familiar with Sheffield, check out www.ourfaveplaces.co.uk and www.theoutdoorcity.co.uk

We’re looking for a talented and highly creative midweight designer, with 3 years + industry experience, with the raw talent to grow within our exciting tight knit L&L family. We’re looking for someone with challenging ideas who really wants to push boundaries and get their work out there.

The role:
In your role you’ll work alongside the creative directors and designers where you collaborate deeply but ultimately own your own projects, from pitch to production, it’s all yours for the taking. It is a versatile role, so you’ll need to show experience across the entire branding process from, research and concept, to delivering branding, digital and print, with a particular focus on packaging.

Your experience & knowledge:
~ To be able to build meaningful work from strong core concepts that can be sewn into the fabric of the brand
~ Design solutions should exist for a compelling reason and align perfectly with the brief
~ Strong idea generation skills
~ Confidently communicate your ideas verbally/visually to us and our clients
~ Red hot at Illustrator/Photoshop/Indesign
~ Adaptive illustration skills
~ Good organisational skills and be able to work towards deadlines

Your vibe:
~ Confident in your ability
~ Adaptive, balanced, lateral thinking designer
~ Natural initiative; always looking for the best solution
~ A strong work ethic
~ Naturally curious
~ No fear, want to try new things and work outside your comfort zone
~ Bring a good energy to the studio
~ Team focused

Bonus extras:
~ Photography
~ Animation
~ Video
~ 3D
~ Coding

~ L&L Vibe Time ™- a monthly team jolly where we take half a day out of the studio to; chill / learn / help others / get inspired / eat & driiiiink.
~ 7 x L&L Away Dayyyyz ™ - these are working days you can use to work anywhere in the world other than our studio, it could be at home/in another city/in another country, totally up to you.
~ 20% off at the beaut bar & cafe downstairs YAAAASS!!

Sounds sweet, how do I apply?
To apply please send an email with the subject ‘Midweight Designer’ to mat@lyonandlyon.co.uk (yep Mat with one ‘t’) and include the following:
~ A covering letter (under 300 words), describing why you’d be a perfect fit for our team
~ A PDF portfolio of your work or a link to your online portfolio
~ Your CV

Good luck!

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