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Graphic Designer

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

** Remote/home working allowed ** 

With two brand new, purpose-built cruise ship launched, and market leading, innovative insurance and financial products the Saga Group is an extremely exciting place to be as we move toward the Saga 70th anniversary in 2021.  

…And right now, we are looking for a Graphic Designer to join us. In this role, you will produce high quality creative output, at scale, to meet the production requirements of the Travel Marketing team. You will be focused on print productions with some work on digital channels. 

This is an exciting opportunity to support the team in shaping what our tour operation brochures and leaflets look like, make content for our new ocean cruise ships and our up and coming river cruise ship. 

You will have strong print design skills with some digital experience and be used to working to tight deadlines. You will bring knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite software such as InDesign and Photoshop. Travel industry experience would be an advantage. 

And in return, you can look forward to all the responsibility and involvement of an integral new role to our insurance business, providing you with a rewarding and fast-paced career with an excellent benefits package.  

If you are an experienced graphic designer, then we want to hear from you!  

Please note, this is a 12-month fixed term contract position.

Role Responsibility

  • Implement Campaign execution efficiently and effectively:  Create artwork for production, working to the visual brief supplied by the Lead Designer, Travel
  • Lay out pages quickly, accurately and to a high standard using agreed templates and CMS (Content Management System)
  • Ensure quality measures are applied to meet the highest standards of accuracy and executional excellence 
  • Work with the Lead Designer to ensure that schedules are followed, deadlines are met, and the required volume of pages is being produced 
  • Work closely with the content team to incorporate any factual amendments into the artwork, taking care to ensure that these are kept at source within the CMS (Content Management System) 
  • Assist the Lead Designer in finding ongoing improvements to the production process and implementing these within the day to day operation of the team 

The Ideal Candidate

  • Demonstrable art working experience, ideally gained from the travel industry (in-house or agency side) 
  • Able to work well within a busy team environment 
  • Excellent knowledge of on/offline Adobe creative suite software, in particular InDesign and Photoshop. Digital experience would be useful (emails/web banner ads etc) 
  • Strong technical ability 
  • An ability to deliver to a high standard with tight deadlines 
  • Dependable and reliable 
  • Undaunted by modern technologies or techniques 
  • Embraces challenges, regardless of channel 
  • Problem solving and decision-making skills 

Package Description

The standard benefits when you join Saga include: 

  • Remote working available where possible

  • The choice to buy a further 5 days annual leave per year 

  • Free private medical insurance after 1 years' service 

  • Workplace Pension 

  • AXA Be Supported 

  • Apples Nursery (Folkestone only and on a waiting list basis) 

  • Give as you earn 

  • Free eye tests 

  • Honeymoon benefit 

  • Share buy 

  • Salary finance 

  • Discounts on Saga holidays and insurance products 

  • A range of reductions and offers from leading retailers, travel groups and entertainment companies 

  • Long service awards 

About the Company

We want all our candidates to have the best possible chance of doing well during our recruitment process so we have created some videos which will help with your CV: 

And some helpful tips should you be invited to interview: 

 

When you join Saga you will see that we are committed to treating all employees fairly and to offering equal opportunities in all aspects of employment and advancement. 

We value diversity not just because it is the right thing to do, but because diverse teams perform better. Creating a culture in which everyone feels welcome and offering equal opportunities in all aspects of employment and advancement is incredibly important to us. Fair consideration is given to applications from all applicants, including those with disabilities. 

We are an official Disability Confident Committed employer and ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible and we will make reasonable adjustments as required.

We are a member of the 30% Club and partner with Women Ahead which offers us a fantastic opportunity to take part in a leading, global, cross-company, leadership mentoring scheme to champion female talent.

We are a signatory of the Armed Services Covenant and have received a Silver Award from the Employer Recognition Scheme. 

 

Learn more about the Saga business by watching our Saga plc 2019 AGM film below:

To all recruitment agencies: Saga does not accept agency CVs unless specifically engaged on the role by the HR Recruitment Team. Please do not forward CVs to our recruiters, employees or any other company location. Saga is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs.

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