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    Brand Designer


    Location:  Derby - Head Office
    Contract Type:  Permanent
    Salary:  Competitive
    Performance based bonuses, subsidised and free train travel, great pension scheme
    Closing Date:  Thursday 27 February 2020
    Interview Date:  To be confirmed
    Reference:  2020-71

    At East Midlands Railway we have a rare and exciting opportunity to join our Marketing team as a Brand Designer.   As your designer, you will be will primarily be responsible for artworking and applying the EMR brand across a range of Medias.  

    Reporting to the Brand Manager, the Brand Designer will support the delivery of the EMR’s brand strategy and play an important part in the creative design process for key projects.  You will be working closely with the rest of our fantastic Marketing team to develop ideas and solutions for stakeholders.

    Acting as a 'Brand Ambassador' for the all the designs created in-house, you will not only take ownership of the company’s visual aesthetic, you will also ensure consistency of brand across all EMR touchpoints, ensuring that the brand is brought to life. 

    Main responsibilities include:

    • Producing excellent visual work for Marketing and Internal Communications
    • Producing a host of ideas in line with our visual identity and selling them to the team and key stakeholders in the business 
    • Collaborating with stakeholders to keep them up-to-date with our project milestones
    • Actively keeping up to date with industry trends and competitors and presenting findings to the wider team
    • Creating direction for projects and guiding team members throughout the design process
    • Maintain the relationship between the brand strategy and design by following sign-off processes
    • Managing artwork to ensure that brand guidelines are adhered to throughout the business
    • Encouraging others to share their ideas and nurturing creativity within the Marketing team

    As the role focuses the look and feel of our brand, the successful candidate will be passionate, able to think creatively and deliver impressive concepts.  Attention to finer detail is essential!

    The Brand Designer may receive requests with tight deadlines, so we are looking for someone that can think on their feet, work efficiently and deliver quality results in a fast-paced environment.  

    Skills Experience, Knowledge and Qualifications required:

    Basic knowledge of marketing fundamentals

    Experience in a 3d design is preferable but not essential (an interest to develop in this field is a must)

    Degree or Higher National Diploma (HND) in one of the following subjects is desirable 

    • Graphic design
    • Graphic communication design
    • Graphic branding and identity
    • Visual communication
    • Digital design (UX/UI)
    • Brand design
    • Art and design
    • Illustration

    A full and fluent knowledge and skill in the following software packages:

    • InDesign
    • Illustrator
    • Photoshop

    In return, the successful candidate will enjoy a wide range of benefits including a fantastic pension scheme and free travel on the East Midlands Railway network. You will also receive subsidised travel across the rail network with other train operating companies. As a member of the East Midlands Railway team you will also be able to purchase Friends and Family discounted tickets, and join the Cycle Scheme.

    To apply please complete the online application form and upload your CV. As we operate a blind screening process please remove all personal information including your name from your CV.

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    We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, we promote equal opportunities for all.  East Midlands Railway is a non-discriminatory employer committed to the recruitment and promotion of all on the basis of ability and merit irrespective of disability, race, gender, health, social class, sexual preference, marital status, nationality, religion, employment status or age. We’ll treat your application fairly and assess you for the job based on merit and skills. 



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