Work For Korda - Graphic Designer Wanted!


We’re looking for an enthusiastic Graphic Designer to join us at Korda Developments.
The candidate needs to have some experience working as a graphic designer and be familiar with Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign. A Ba Hons Graphic Design degree is desirable but not essential.

The Graphic Designer position is a full time role and is based in Basildon Essex.

Please read full job description below and if you would like to apply send your CV, Covering Letter & Portfolio to tom.wager@korda.co.uk with the email subject ‘Graphic Design Job’.


Graphic Designer – job description

The Graphic Designer provides design support to the Marketing, Product Development and Sales Teams. They must deliver creative solutions across all the appropriate media, whilst ensuring consistent and correct use the company brand identities.

Design and development of packaging solutions for all Korda products. Working with a brief supplied by the Product Development team, the Graphic Designer must produce artwork that is accurate, innovative and on-brand. All jobs must be carefully proofed before final print files are submitted. All print files must be accompanied by a detailed brief for the printer which must include: mock ups (JPG or PDF visuals that demonstrate how the job should look when printed), print and fold guides (if relevant), exact dimensions, specific instructions (colours/special finishes/type of fold required etc) and any other information necessary to prevent incorrect interpretation of the job. The graphic designer must also obtain all the relevant imagery required, either by organising the photographic requirements with the marketing team, or briefing the CAD Designer for 3D rendered images of product. Translations must also be commissioned and all packaging jobs need to be designed to accommodate all 11 languages that we currently use.

POS materials:
Korda retailers regularly require in-store marketing support. The graphic designer must supply print ready files in the appropriate size and format.

Social Media graphics:
The Graphic Designer works with the media team to produce web features for the articles pages of the Korda and Guru sites. Other promotional social media graphics are also required on a regular basis.

Korda Europe:
The Graphic Designer must also assist Korda Europe with various adhoc requirements such as exhibition graphics, promotional materials, translated press ads etc

Various requests come in on a daily basis – this may be to simply supply a logo, or produce a web graphic for a retailer, but it needs to be scheduled in and produced in a timely manner. The Graphic Designer must communicate with internal and external customers to ensure that expectations are met and deadlines are adhered to. Print and production costs must also be sourced when necessary.