Industrial Placement - Design (Centre of Excellence)

Job Type Design
Graduates / Placements
Region South East England
Location Bracknell
Preferred Hours Full Time
Partnership Level
10
Closing Date 25/10/2019
Vacancy Type
Placement - 12 Month
Salary £19,500
Salary Frequency per annum
Hours of Work
35 hours per week
Monday - Friday
9:00-5:30

Duties & Responsibilities

Our Industrial Placement Programme within our Design Centre of Excellence will make you see how creativity is utilised in-house to drive distinctiveness for the Waitrose & Partners brand. Our unique Partnership difference and approach to business will enable you to get the most out of your placement year. Our placements combine hands on experience with real projects. You will also receive relevant on the job training.

The purpose of this placement is to support the Design team in delivering creative excellence across three core areas including Creative, Digital and Art-working. Rotation every 3-4 months.

Job Requirements

During your Industrial Placement - Design you will have a variety of accountabilities, including:

Creative
- Support in conceptual development for multi-channel campaigns, events and branding initiatives.
- Ensure ideas are distinctive and disruptive by working to brand principles and bringing your own ideas into the team.

Art-working
- Aim is to learn the process of design for print.
- Develop designs to the correct standard for handover to print production across multiple touch points.
- Work to tight deadlines across multiple briefs
- Collaborate closely with design.

Digital
- Executes compelling creative solutions that satisfy customer needs and business objectives
- Contribute to the design of web pages, optimised for web browsers and cross platform compatibility, download efficiency, usability and accessibility
- Ensures web design is part of a consistent end to end digital customer experience

Required essential experience skills and qualifications

The minimum application requirements are as follows:

As part of your degree, be able to take a year out in industry commencing July 2020

You'll currently be studying a degree in Graphic Design or related Design area and be comfortable using Adobe Creative Suite - including; Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Experience in After Effects and Video Editing would also be desirable.

The assessment centre for this role will be held in November 2019. The placement will start on Monday 6th July 2020.

Our application window is scheduled to close on the above date, however, in the event of a large response we will close applications early and will be unable to accept any further applications. We would, therefore, encourage interested individuals to apply early.

Please note, we will only accept one application for any of the Partnership Industrial Placement schemes. If you apply for more than one scheme, we will take the first application we receive. You will then receive an email notifying you of the withdrawal of any subsequent applications.

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