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Editorial Magazine Designer

  1. Full Time
  2. Hammersmith
  3. Creative, Marketing and Partnerships
  4. Permanent
VAC- 33725

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Harrods is looking for a talented and motivated Junior Designer to deliver high-quality creative work across the full Harrods print publication portfolio (Harrods Magazines, Harrods Man, Home, Estates and various supplements).

We'd love to see your portfolio to get a feel for your style - feel free to share it when you apply!

About the Role 

A key part of this role is seeing the magazine process from ideation to print. You will be delivering high quality design and liaising with the photography, production departments and sub-editing teams whilst coordinating and managing tasks to ensure publishing deadlines are met. This role will sit within the Creative Content division and report to the Art Director.

You will be working closely with the Art Director and Senior Designer to design and maintain the magazines look and feel on regular features as well as helping with more conceptual layouts. You will be working across a wide team including section editors, picture editors and the production teams to produce great layouts and adhere to workflow.

You will update and look after the visual flat plans and the layout wall, keeping pages up to date for other stake holders to use as reference. Along with the senior designer, you will act as an ambassador for the art department and be involved in all editorial content meetings to ensure the wider team are updated of the design status of the pages when required. You will ensure all pages are checked thoroughly before they are sent to press, and successfully understand and interpret briefs in order to adhere to business needs as well as being aware of the publications wider look and feel.

About You

You must be used to working in a fast paced team as well as being self-motivated, articulate and able to manage multiple projects/requests independently. You will ideally have experience or passion for retail and the luxury sector, and will be able to think laterally and creatively to come up with great design solutions quickly and effectively in a demanding and challenging environment.

You will also have:

  • Excellent layout skills and great typography knowledge
  • Proficiency with design tools such as InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Natural and proactive problem solver
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

About Us

Harrods is one of the world’s leading luxury department stores and we’re becoming a destination for top designers, and the most sought-after brands from around the globe. Our combined mission is to make visiting our iconic Knightsbridge store one of the world’s most inspiring shopping experiences.

Our Promise to You

Help us make the impossible possible for our customers and we’ll do something remarkable for you. As well as offering a friendly environment to inspire your best work, we provide abundant opportunities and support to build an exceptional career across the varied specialisms of our business.

In return you’ll receive an excellent benefits package, including a company pension, flexible working, 22 days’ holiday, and your birthday off, up to 33% in-store discount (including across our food hall and restaurants) and a season ticket loan.

Uniquely You

At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart. We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes, and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive. What makes you unique makes us exceptional.

If you want to know more about our people and our culture, search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook or follow us on Instagram @togetherharrods 

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