An opportunity for an Artworker/Designer with solid print knowledge, technical and ogranisational skills and a problem-solving attitude to take a step up and work with inspiring art, brands and products.
Museums & Galleries Ltd publishes publish licensed greetings cards, stationery and gifts with an ever-expanding range of products. We're a small but industrious design team in Frome, Somerset; an in-house studio servicing all parts of the business from product development to print and digital promotion, but also work on external briefs from retailers.
Please note this is not a creative 'greetings card designer' role; But if you've got the skills and like varied, hands-on artwork/design challenges and working as part of a team, join us on our journey!
About Museums & Galleries Ltd
Museums & Galleries Ltd is one of the UK’s leading publishers of licensed art cards and design-led gifts and stationery. We work with high-profile cultural arts brands and institutions, well-known licensed brands and individual artists, with products sold in independent and national stores in the UK and exported worldwide.
The Frome Studio operates as a satellite office; the business is family owned with Headquarters in Corby, Northants. This role is based in Frome.
The Frome Studio services all the creative needs of the business from designing and artworking all products (including bespoke projects for retailers) to promotion in print and online (website, catalogues, exhibition stands etc). The M&G Studio produces:
Key role and responsibilities:
Please Note: This role is for someone with experience in design and artworking for print – not a greeting card or print/pattern designer.
This is a potentially varied role but at its core the Artwork/Designer will:
Other responsibilities will include (with training where required):
Dependent upon skills and experience, further opportunities will arise within the studio including:
The successful candidate will bring enthusiasm, organisation, self-motivation and the ability to work effectively, with supervision and support, whilst adding value to our studio. Ability to communicate, learn and collaborate are key as we're a small and very productive team with a hands-on approach. Greetings card or licensing industry experience is preferred, but not essential if you can demonstrate transferable experience and the right attitude. Experience or interest in art or photography would be a bonus.
Core skills and attributes are:
We offer a friendly and rewarding small team environment and the chance to work with inspiring imagery and brands. The studio and business is very down-to-earth and all about producing the best we can as a team.
We don’t do daft hours but we do work hard each day. Our customers and licensors expect quality in everything we do, and we aspire to meet and exceed expectations. We hope you will do the same.
The studio is within walking distance of Frome's vibrant town centre, with a café and shops. Bath is approximately 13 miles away.
Application deadline: Tue 31/01/2023
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £19,000.00-£25,000.00 per year
We work together but with sufficient space for socially distanced working.
Application deadline: 31/01/2023