We’re always on the look out for new talent…

We are a dynamic forward thinking agency. We always look to push the boundaries of all things creative and digital. Our company strap line is “Enjoy life – do great work” and we firmly believe in this, we work extremely hard, but we also have a lot fun in the process !

 

Middle Weight Graphic Designer

We’re looking for an experienced middle-weight designer to join our energetic, motivated and passionate team. You will thrive in a varied a exciting role working across all aspects of creative design, supporting the team and creating work for clients, ranging from household brands to smaller niche organisations.

About Ultimate

Ultimate are an independent creative agency with a long track record of producing exceptional creative work.  Established over 22 years ago, Ultimate work with some of the UK’s biggest brands, as well as dynamic growing businesses across a wide range of sectors.

Our team approach every project with the same blend of creative and strategic thinking, and we always look to push the boundaries to produce the very best creative we can. We have a fun and inclusive culture. The team live by the ethos “Enjoy life, do great work” which is evident by the number of long serving team members who have progressed within the business.

Reporting directly to the Lead Designer, you will work as part of the creative team and you’ll be responsible for delivering a varied mix of creative projects from conception to completion.

We are looking for the following;

  • A good all rounder and a conceptual thinker
  • Every day is different at Ultimate, you will work on a variety of client briefs ranging across all aspects of design
  • You must have a passion for all aspects of design
  • Effectively collaborate with the in-house digital department in order to produce the very best digital outcomes
  • Maintain an awareness of the industry to keep your style up-to-date and relevant
  • Support the senior designers with artwork and rolling out of larger campaigns for clients
  • Play a part in contributing to the progression, adaptability and success of the business

 

To be considered for this middle-weight designer vacancy, you will have the following experience knowledge, skills and attributes;

  • At least 3 years proven agency experience with a good mix of creative, digital design and design for print experience
  • You must be confident in creating print ready artwork
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign
  • Real enthusiasm and passion for both design and delivering outstanding results for clients
  • Possess the ability to take and interpret and challenge a brief
  • A good understanding of technical / design requirements for press, print and digital applications
  • Have strong communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and adapt according to priorities

 

In return;

You’ll join a successful and growing creative agency that has an amazing inclusive culture, and you will be given the training and varied challenges that will help develop your skills and career.

Salary:                         D.O.E

Benefits:                      NHS Healthcare cash plan, Vitality life Insurance and reward scheme, Company pension scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Flexible working hours

Contracted Hours:        37.5 hours per week

Hours of work:              Monday to Friday 9:00am – 5:30pm. Flexibility will be required to meet business and customer needs

Duration:                      Permanent

Location:                      Knutsford, Cheshire

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Account Manager

We’re looking for an organised, motivated and enthusiastic Account Manager to join our team, you will become a part of a highly motivated, energetic and forward thinking agency. You will thrive in a varied and exciting role working across all aspects of Brand, Design and Digital projects. You will work with a fantastic variety of clients ranging from market leading household names to smaller niche organisations.

You will report to the Account Director and become an integral part of the Client Services team. You will need to have at least three years’ experience working with an integrated marketing agency and have a successful record working with a wide range of clients. You will need to be highly motivated, an effective communicator, and have the ability to establish and build relationships with clients.

As part of the role you work closely with both of our in-house design and development teams. We want you to be inspired by the latest technologies, motivated by cutting edge design and be really motivated by a challenge!

Duties will include:

·       Management of several existing clients in B2C and B2B sectors.
·       Liaising with clients to understand their marketing needs and presenting relevant solutions.
·       Management of campaigns from brief to execution. These will include both digital and traditional creative projects
·       Providing quality briefs to the in-house creative and digital teams and overseeing the completion of work.
·       Assisting with new business pitches, writing proposals and agreeing supplier quotations.
·       Managing monthly sales forecasts, administration of own purchase orders and invoices.
·       Various other office duties.

Ultimate are an independent and award-winning agency with a long track record of producing exceptional solutions for clients. Ultimate work with some of the UK’s largest companies as well as dynamic growing businesses across a range of sectors, applying a unique blend of creative and strategic thinking.  With a fun yet professional culture, the team really live by our ethos “Enjoy life. Do great work”

In return;

You’ll join an already successful and growing agency that has an amazing culture, and you will be given the training and varied challenges that will help develop your skills and career.

 

Salary:                          £ Dependant on current experience

Benefits:                        Employee benefits package Includes – Company Pension, Death in Service and NHS Healthcare cash plan

Contracted Hours:           37.5 hours per week

Hours of work:                Monday to Friday 9:00am – 5:30pm. Flexibility will be required to meet business and customer needs

Duration:                        Permanent

Location:                       Knutsford, Cheshire

 

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Join us…

If you have game changing talent complete with no ego and want to add to our friendly and passionate team, then send a covering letter and work samples through to info@ultimate-uk.com