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If you're looking for an engaging career in a vibrant and fast-paced environment, come and shine at Katie Loxton.

Our expansion is sparking many exciting and diverse prospects in both our head offices based in Oxfordshire, UK and Charlotte, North Carolina. We are always on the look out for bright people who share our enthusiasm to be part of our story.

Whether you're here to begin your Katie Loxton career or already a rising star in our incredible team, if one of the opportunities below catches your eye we'd love to hear from you.

CURRENTLY HIRING

Senior Digital Designer

Permanent / Full time / 9-5pm Mon-Fri / Banbury based 

We are looking for an experienced digital designer who will manage all digital creative outputs for our website, working alongside the B2B and B2C Ecommerce Managers as well as marketing and content teams. Reporting to the Creative Manager, you will be responsible for the digital identity of the brand across the UK, EU and USA.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Liaise with senior managers across the business to ensure projects are comprehensively briefed and then manage from concept through to delivery, ensuring projects are on time and on budget
  • Develop creative campaigns to engage our audience and consistent meticulous graphic design across all digital channels
  • Be a digital superstar, understanding the latest software and technology to bring new, engaging ideas to the brand
  • Follow direction from the Creative Director and Creative Manager to translate seasonal changes online
  • Support the Creative Manager on managing the digital workflow and prioritising of briefs across the team, suggestion ways to improve efficiencies
  • Liaise with the ECom and Marketing teams to review and analyse campaigns then feedback to the team on what can be improved in future
  • Working alongside the online visual merchandiser to ensure updates are made in a timely manner
  • Liaise with the retouching team to ensure all product images
  • Maintain comprehensible digital asset library of graphic artwork
  • Demonstrate excellent understanding of digital production specifications
  • Manage and support a team of digital designers, including career development and support, absence management
  • Supporting the Creative Manager with ad-hoc tasks

PERSONAL PROFILE

  • Excellent digital designer experience with a focus on “mobile first”
  • Ideally, experience gained within a retail environment, preferably fashion, jewellery or accessories
  • A proven track record of managing processes and people to effectively deliver a best in class online experience
  • Excellent awareness of digital design across all channels
  • Advanced graphic software skills – Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign is essential. Specialist additional digital graphic software skills are desirable
  • Excellent market awareness and understanding/knowledge of accessories product and trends
  • Experience working on a national and international level
  • A self-starter, able to work autonomously and within teams
  • Natural leader with the ability to take ownership of the role with confidence and enthusiasm
  • Strong portfolio clearly demonstrating an ability to approach different projects from the brands perspective keeping within their core values and design
  • Strong brand awareness

Graphics Team Assistant

Permanent / Full time / 9-5pm Mon-Fri / Banbury based 

You’ll join the product design team as a key member to support on the overall buying and commercial plan across Katie Loxton and Joma Jewellery with the aim of meeting/exceeding sales and profit targets. You’ll work on quality assurance, design specifications and suppliers to ensure the perfect product for our customers.

This is a fast pace environment with a friendly team that is constantly growing and looking for someone who is proactive and willing to go an extra mile to develop unique and exciting products recognised around the world.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

An exciting opportunity to be part of a growing brand that is a leader in its space. Your time will be split across the design (70%) and marketing (30%) teams, working directly with our Design Team Manager, Marketing Manager and Creative Manager to deliver to support the design team across both Katie Loxton and Joma Jewellery. You will be required to ensure that the design team are supported with the materials they need on a daily basis. The nature of this role means working across the business and there is potential for this person to take on more responsibility as the company grows.

 

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist the design team with key tasks, including:
  • Liaising with the design team manager to order and fulfil all print orders for the UK and USA
  • Supporting the design team with stock orders – e.g. ordering and returns of stock for photoshoots
  • Preparing for photoshoot and being a runner during shoot
  • Preparing stock data for design documents
  • Ensuring meeting rooms and photography studio are kept presentable – awareness of VIP meetings a month in advance to prepare for prospect meetings
  • Business ordering – stationery, photography equipment, event materials
  • Finances – ensuring invoices are tracked and missing receipts forms are completed on a weekly basis
  • Supporting the marketing team with stock requests e.g. promotional materials for influencer campaigns
  • Support with launch events, such as printing briefing documents, as required
  • IT support for the team – keep the printer up and running, follow-up with IT company with queries, ensure new starters in the team are setup correctly
  • Proactive support of the graphics design team with administration e.g. keeping an organised filing system
  • Any additional tasks as reasonably requested to meet business need.

 

RELEVANT COMPETENCIES:

  • Passionate
  • Clearly demonstrate an ability to support a growing team
  • Excellent level of accuracy
  • A high degree of confidentiality
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Technical capability – solid MS skills, especially in Excel
  • An interest and experience in working in jewellery and fashion
  • Strong brand awareness
  • Happy to move and lift stock across the building
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable and work in a fast-paced environment
  • A positive, can-do attitude
  • Proven experience working independently under general instructions
  • Good and confident communicator

To discover the benefits of becoming a Katie Loxton employee visit our benefits section of the website.

 

Please note that you will need proof of your eligibility to work in the UK to apply for this position. To apply please forward your CV to [email protected]

If one of our team recommended you, please let us know who so that we can thank them. We are looking forward to hearing from you.