About The Role
It’s an exciting time within the AO Creative Studio, as we are beginning a journey of Creative Transformation. We are looking for a highly skilled senior creative artworker who can confidently take the ownership of creating various artworks for various marketing channels. This position will work closely with the senior designers and art directors alongside motion graphic designers, and content writers.
Working from our Manchester creative hub, you’ll be joining a creative team responsible for producing BAU creatives as well as retouching our assets to maximise the quality of our work across out on and off-site content. With a great eye for detail and a real passion for the craft of artworking, you will need to be used to working in a fast paced, deadline driven environment across multiple projects. You’ll work collaboratively across major projects and campaigns, helping to ensure our studio output reaches its full potential.
Here's What You Can Expect To Be Doing
- Working to brand guidelines to produce assets for our websites, display advertising, our social media channels, CRM, out of home ads and print artwork.
- Producing high quality product visuals in photoshop
- Photo retouching
- Presentation deck design
- Occasional storyboarding
- Line management and development of junior artworking colleagues
A Few Things About You
We are looking for someone who:
- Has genuine love for artworking
- A team player with a strong communication skill
- Strong knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator
- Knowledge of After Effects is a bonus but not essential
- Demonstrates strong layout, design and typography skills
- A self-starter who can work independently as well as collaboratively
- Is able to work under pressure to deadlines and multi-task effectively
- Take accountability for your own work
- Obsesses about the detail and has a huge passion for delivering quality work
A Bit About Us
At AO, we want to make sure our customers are happy. When they have a smile on their face, we know we’ve done a good job. It’s at the heart of everything we do, and it’s why our logo is always smiling.
When it comes to appliances and electricals, we’ve got the lot. Washing machines? Yep. TVs? Check. Laptops? Absolutely. Everything except doorbells (just kidding, we’ve got those too).
We’re passionate, relentless and full of beans, determined to make a difference and change the world for the better. From massive changes to tiny tweaks - making a difference is what keeps us driven.It started at a pub in Bolton with a £1 bet and a belief that things could be done better!
Why Choose AO?
Our people are our superpower, and that’s no accident. We’re looking for everyday heroes who want to learn and help other people achieve. Those glass-half-full-types who have an appetite for a better tomorrow.
With AO, the sky’s the limit. We’ll support you to be the best version of yourself and always drive your career forward.We keep things simple. We say things like "treat every customer like they’re your gran" and "make decisions your mum would be proud of" because we’re personal and act with integrity - every day in every action.
We’ve designed our benefits to cover everything from big moments to little helps. As well all as the essentials, like pensions and holidays, we’ve got our own "AO Perks" to help you with the little things that matter.
To see all our benefits and perks, visit our AO Benefits page.
• 25 days holiday (Excluding Bank Holidays)
• At least 5% contribution pension scheme*• Dedicated wellness initiatives that support your wellbeing, ranging from our 24hr employee assistance programme to subsidised gym membership.