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Firstly because of the work we do. Then there’s the talented and ambitious bunch of people who fill the inside of our walls.

  • 3D Visualiser/Designer

    Posted: May 17, 2017

    We currently have a position open within our Northampton studio for a 3D Visualiser/Designer to work on our dynamic and growing Creative Services offering across our impressive range of blue chip clients for Retail environments, POP, POS, Experiential & Events, Shopper Marketing, Illustration & Packaging.

    You’ll be the 4th member of the 3D team, within a creative studio of 30 permanent staff and 8 freelancers.  We run a vibrant, lively and fast paced studio where passion, drive and enthusiasm make all the difference.  This role would suit candidates that thrive and enjoy creating in 3D, where conceptual ability is occasionally called upon.  Visualising pre-existing concepts started by others and taking ownership of realising other’s visions – this is the core of the role.

    We’re looking for the following attributes and criteria in a candidate:

    Ability to discern and disseminate written briefs and technical data, such as building floor plans and cutter guides

    Capable of communicating your own conceptual thinking in the form of sketches, scamps and quick 3D roughs when the opportunity arises.

    Immaculately organised with a willingness to embrace new ways of working

    Enthusiastic spirit, with excellent interpersonal skills.

    Proven modelling & rendering to a visually pleasing / fast standard

    Ready to take on a new challenge – will need to switch to C4D

    Proven ability in 3D Retail

    Ability to estimate the time your tasks are likely to take

    Confidence and competence with 2D Graphic Design aspects of 3D projects (essential)

    Interest / experience working with consumer brands (preferable)

    All round experience and confidence with Adobe Creative Suite (essential)

    MacOS experience within a role (preferable), C4D experience (preferable)
    Graphic Design qualification (preferable)
    Motion graphics or RealTime experience (would be a bonus)
    Experience with Network Rendering (would be a bonus)

    In return for your commitment we offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including Company Pension, Private Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability Benefit, Child Care Vouchers, Profit Sharing Scheme, 24 days holidays (increases by 1 day per year of service to a maximum of 30 days) plus Bank Holidays and the opportunity to be awarded with a Duvet Day.

    At HRG we recruit based upon merit and are committed to promoting diversity throughout our organisation.

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  • Middleweight Artworker

    Posted: April 4, 2017

    We are looking for an artworker to join our very busy and fast paced studio in Northampton to deliver artworking requirements across a range of subject matters, for our large list of blue chip clients. You’ll ideally have at least 3 years experience in creating & preparing immaculate press-ready and digital artworks across POS, POP, Packaging, Web & Social media for well known brands.

    You’ll be joining a leading, award-winning agency at an exciting time of growth. We’re an ambitious bunch of talented and friendly individuals, driven by creating innovative and engaging activity that seamlessly connects brands with consumers, shoppers, retailers and trade.

    You’ll be confident to take on:
    Translating loose mac visuals (from designers) into fully finished artwork pieces.
    Roll-out of approved key designs across a range of varied formats
    Typographic & Layout awareness that designers will be happy to approve
    Dealing with a wide variety of complex shapes, sizes & cutter guides for physical print
    Maintaining immaculate housekeeping, file naming, and quality control
    Retouching

    You will also be:
    Positive, Enthusiastic, confident and self motivated
    Calm but focussed under pressure
    Loving what you do
    An excellent communicator
    Well respected by the people you’ve worked with – a team player

    In return for your commitment we offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including Company Pension, Private Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability Benefit, Child Care Vouchers, Companywide Bonus Scheme, 24 days holidays (increases by 1 day per year of service to a maximum of 30 days) plus Bank Holidays and the opportunity to be awarded with an additional Duvet Day.
    At HRG we recruit based on merit and are committed to promoting diversity throughout our organisation.

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  • Senior Designer (Account Specific)

    Posted: March 7, 2017

    We are looking for a strong Senior Designer and Visual Crafter to work on shopper marketing campaigns, internal comms, and digital executions for one of our major accounts – one of the biggest convenience retailers in the world.

    You’ll know how to get under the skin of a brief and know how best to execute, not being afraid to explore your ideas as sketches or loose mac visuals before progression to visual perfection using Adobe tools, within a busy and flourishing creative studio of 30 permanent employees.

    You’ll also be strong with copy for headlines and key message.

    Message to consumer, typography, imagery and layout composition will be your key subject matters.

    You will already have a great portfolio of big brands, and be able to rationalise your creative solutions with confidence and passion.

    You may have already overseen less senior colleagues creatively, sharing your skills, ability and approach.

    Your work will ideally contain demonstrations of Sales Promo, Campaign, Internal comms, Packaging work, Events, Shopper Marketing, Print & Digital advertising and Digital Media Brand

    presentations.

    You’ll also be a dynamic verbal communicator who thinks on your feet – comfortable taking briefs in client facing meetings.

    Criteria of Experience:

    +5 years agency experience with consumer brands
    Campaign branding, Internal Comms
    Shopper marketing
    Self-starting conceptual thinking
    Strong on top line copy / key message
    Tight visualisation with AdobeCS
    Sketching & Loose visual ability
    Client facing experience
    Proven ability to get under the skin of a brief
    Overseeing of less senior staff
    Sign-off responsibility

     

    Criteria of Personal traits:
    Outstanding written and verbal skills
    Passionate about brands
    Inquisitiveness
    Free-thinking
    Focused
    Driven
    Well respected interpersonal skills
    Good sense of humour under pressure
    Good teamwork dynamics

    In return for your commitment we offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including Company Pension, Private Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability Benefit, Child Care Vouchers, Companywide Bonus Scheme, 24 days holidays (increases by 1 day per year of service to a maximum of 30 days) plus Bank Holidays and the opportunity to be awarded with an additional Duvet Day.

    At HRG we recruit based on merit and are committed to promoting diversity throughout our organisation.

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