Job Type: Freelance
Job Location: Leeds Remote
Salary: Negotiable

We welcome applications across all disciplines for adhoc projects to meet our high profile client needs.

18Players are a full-service marketing agency offering a range of digital and print content services including contract publishing, web design and development, web hosting, brand development, graphic design, video production, copy writing, animation, social media and campaign management.  

Our key proposition is that we find solutions, build them, nurture them and bring them to life. We have a heritage in sport and a client book that extends way beyond.  

We are offering an opportunity to work with some of the UK’s biggest sporting organisations, brands, venues and governing bodies. You will pay a key role with some of our biggest clients as we expand our delivery team to meet a period of high growth.  

As part of our trusted freelance team you will not only work from predesigned templated projects, you will be encouraged to wow our clients with your own creative flair. You could be working on magazines, leaflets, adverts or having total creative freedom with one off projects.

Our offices are based in a leafy North Leeds suburb, close to Scarcroft. We offer a very flexible approach to office working. If you are in the office we can offer a state-of-the-art gym, Sky TV and proper coffee BUT we are equally happy with home working.  

Responsibilities  

  • Working from initial concept to publication of materials
  • To implement the design and layout of the company’s in-house media and contract publishing
  • To ensure all creatives are designed to the highest possible standards in terms of design quality and appearance and then converted into the relevant file format
  • To ensure all adverts are processed, designed and approved efficiently – this includes liaising with our sales team and clients.
  • Help with the creation of digital assets across all media
  • To work with the Head of Design to ensure that deadlines are met on the above
  • Liaise with other members of staff on all aspects of design and their requirements
  • Work with the Head of Design on designing presentation documents and literature as per the business’s requirements
  • Working efficiently and effectively in order to meet deadlines

To successfully work with our creatives you will need

Key Attributes 

* Creative Thinker: You should have a proven ability to take a brief and add your own creativity to meet it

* Able to work independently, using your own initiative and intuition as to how best approach each project

* Quality focussed: We strive to be the best

* Proven ability to work to deadlines

* Strong communication skills: You will be working with our external clients and internal team

* Able to multitask: We work on different projects simultaneously, so you should be able to quickly be able to ‘wear different hats’

Key Skills 

* Ideally 5 years experience in the field

* Previous Design experience in a Creative Agency/ Design Agency would be advantageous

* Expert in Adobe Creative Suite including but not limited to Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat

* Master of InDesign

* Highly skilled in typography

* Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office 365 applications

* A good working knowledge of HTML 5 and Digitial Design would be advantageous

Salary is negotiable per project

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