What does it take to be a Guerilla?

You must have a keen eye for detail and an even keener ear. It is not for everybody, you’ll have to be able to work under the pressure of working in a fast paced creative agency, where every day is different. Do you think you have what it takes? Our current vacancies and opportunities are listed here.

No recruitment agencies – we’ll give you a shout if we need any help, thank you!

Working closely with a team of Creatives and the Client Services teams; to produce high quality creative artwork, material for use in publications and promotional materials. You will be utilising established brand guidelines, to develop creative concepts and ultimately produce print ready artwork, assisting with planning and estimating for the Client Services team, using company procedures and systems effectively. Working closely with a team of Creatives and the Client Services teams; to produce high quality creative artwork, material for use in publications and promotional materials. You will be utilising established brand guidelines, to develop creative concepts and ultimately produce print ready artwork, assisting with planning and estimating for the Client Services team, using company procedures and systems effectively.

Requirements for this role are speed and accuracy with a keen eye for detail, excellent layout skills and the ability to adhere to brand guidelines and client deadlines. A proven team player with excellent relationship building, written and verbal communication skills.

You will have a strong knowledge of the print process and have the ability to work from an existing design style, finalise designs, prepare and dispatch print-ready artwork. You will report to the Creative Director and the Senior Creative Artworker.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must be proficient in all current major desktop publishing applications. Specifically Adobe Creative Suite; InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Acrobat.
  • Must be proficient principally on Mac, any PC platform knowledge an advantage.
  • Ability to translate a creative brief into design/artwork that solves the client’s marketing/communication problem.
  • Excellent design & artwork understanding & knowledge to effectively trouble shoot and resolve design, artwork & print challenges.
  • Manage design and artwork jobs from brief to delivery, achieving key deadlines. Taking into consideration any compliance requirements particularly for licensed medicines.
  • Re-touching of images/products and colour correction.
  • Oversee and check printers’ proofs and approve as and when required. If necessary check on press to achieve a top quality creative product.
  • Strictly following various company brand guidelines to ensure that fonts, font sizes, brand colours, bar codes, packaging symbols are utilised correctly.
  • Supply packaged file and assets to outside design agencies/publications with artwork files etc, when requested.
  • Excellent command of formats, typography, colour, graphics, tables, layout, production and pre-press skills.
  • Sound knowledge of print production.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously. Prioritising your work as necessary to meet the given deadlines, taking into account complexity, importance and time necessary to complete the activity.
  • Operates effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, with the ability to prioritise tasks according to clients’ needs.
  • Manage your personal workload effectively, input into workflow schedules and advise teams of any resource issues as and when necessary.
  • Organise and file all artwork, following company procedure, in the appropriate client areas on the server.
  • Work closely with the Creative/Project Managers/Digital Teams to ensure full understanding of client’s requirements are achieved and exceeded.
  • Provide skilled & technically competent input and support to Creatives, Artworkers, Project Managers, Marketing and outside design agencies for the creation of new pack designs. Covering house styles, technical and commercial requirements and cost implications.
  • The maintenance of file management to allow effective file location, back up, archive and transfer as required.
  • Team player that can work independently on a variety of projects.
  • High degree of literacy coupled with an eye for detail and accuracy skills.

 

EDUCATION:

  • A good standard of general education e.g. 5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) including English & Mathematics.
  • HND, Degree or equivalent qualification in Graphic Design.

 

EXPERIENCE:

  •  3-5 years’ experience working as a Creative Artworker/Designer preferred.

 

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

  • Honesty.
  • Integrity.

 

If you wish to apply for this role, please send your CV to our Senior Creative Artworker at iain@guerilla.co.uk by 31st August 2017.

This is an exciting opportunity for an accomplished Account Executive/ Manager to join a well-established marketing agency which is known for providing expertise and creativity to some of the UK’s biggest brands.  Due to a new client wins, we are now on the lookout for an experienced Account Manager to work across brand strategy and integrated campaigns to include online and offline output. To be considered for this position you will need to come from an integrated marketing agency background/ role and have excellent communication and client liaison skills.

 Key responsibilities of the Account Manager will include:

  • Day to day management of client accounts
  • Being the primary point of contact for clients as well as internal liaison
  • Building and maintaining strong client relationships
  • Delivering campaigns from creative to completion
  • Developing your marketing and digital expertise

This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented Account Manager to take a role at a hugely successful company, offering great career opportunities and reputable clients.

For application purposes please could you send your CV and outline of your credentials for the role to enquiries@guerilla.co.uk.

We are looking for a talented Junior Full Stack Web Developer, with focus on Front End Development, to join a growing digital team within an expanding and reputable integrated communications agency based in Newcastle city centre. You will be responsible for working on websites and web-based applications for fantastic clients across a wide range of industries.

This is an excellent opportunity for a dedicated and hard-working developer to make their mark at an established agency and progress their career.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the delivery and quality of all development work produced – Front End (primarily) and Back End.
  • Provide timescales for digital projects and work to those timescales.
  • Develop custom web applications on time and to budget.
  • Write client-friendly technical specifications for digital projects.
  • Understand the client’s business, needs and objectives on every project you work on.
  • Be proactive in staying on top of digital developments, news and trends.
  • Work closely and communicate effectively with our Client Services team.

Technical Skill Requirements (Essential):

  • Excellent skills in HTML5, CSS/LESS, JavaScript and PHP.
  • Excellent knowledge of the jQuery and Twitter Bootstrap frameworks (or other similar frameworks).
  • Experience building WordPress websites without templates.
  • Experience building responsive websites.
  • Experience using version control software such as Git.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • The ability to work unsupervised or as part of a team.

It would be great if you have experience with:

  • OOP and MVC concepts in PHP.
  • E-commerce (primarily WooCommerce).
  • Linux Command Line (Ubuntu).
  • REST API integration.
  • Creating responsive email templates.

A competitive salary package will be offered based on candidate experience.

If you wish to apply for this role, please send your CV to our Lead Web Developer at james.walker@guerilla.co.uk.