Midweight Designer

  • Department / Function :
  • Marketing
  • Location :
  • Bristol
  • Contract Type :
  • Permanent
  • Working Pattern :
  • Full-time
  • Job Advert Description :
  • LOCATON: Bristol


    It’s not just building accounts, it’s building a future.

    At Matthew Clark, our great brands and brilliant people are taking our business further. A market leader in the UK drinks industry, we’ve got big ideas and ambitious plans in the pipeline. That makes it an exciting time to be here, with all sorts of opportunities. Join us as a Midweight Designer and there could be a promising future ahead. 


    What you’ll do

    As a key member of a highly capable and energetic design team, you will support the Route to Market (RTM) brand team, working closely with the Design Manager, marketing, e-commerce, events and content teams, as well as a broader mix of stakeholders within the business who utilise the services of the team.

    You’ll apply your design skills and creativity to provide innovative solutions across both digital and print for the Route to Market brands and our wide-reaching hospitality customers.

    Briefs will include but are not limited to: digital design, brand collateral, event material, menu design, POS, catalogues, emails and website resources. You must be a self-starter, able to work independently and manage your own time.

    This is a full-time role requiring two days per week in the Bristol office, with the opportunity to work the remaining three days from home.


    Key Accountabilities 

    Producing outstanding, innovative, visually stunning creative that showcases our brands, with the ultimate aim of driving sales of our drinks range

    Confident in introducing new and innovative creative ideas, rethinking approach and ensuring Matthew Clark and Tennent’s Direct brands stand out from the competition

    Creative support and artwork production (digital & print) for group projects including; web, social, event collateral, Matthew Clark and Tennent’s Direct regular publications, seasonal promos, market reports and drinks lists

    Acting as an internal resource to answer and advise on design/artwork related issues
    Ownership of projects, responsible for interpreting, discussing and agreeing the brief with the Design Manager

    Working to a variety of deadlines with the ability to multitask and manage workloads

    Clear communication with all stakeholders, both internal and external, managing stakeholder expectations, keeping to all deadlines and ensuring expectations are met and often exceeded

    Attend weekly design meetings & brainstorms with the Design team

    Accurate recording of work time for invoicing and cross charging purposes


    About you

    We are looking for someone with a fantastic portfolio of ideas, brilliantly executed across both digital and print. A strong layout, typography, and illustration skills are a must (and if you're comfortable with a camera it would be an advantage too). Video animation and editing skills will be highly appreciated. You will need to be flexible in your approach, with the ability to work quickly on a wide variety of briefs, while maintaining a very high standard of work. Excellent communication skills will ensure that all customer relationships (both internal and external) are handled appropriately.

    • Degree (or equivalent) in Graphic design preferred but not essential
    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an in-house studio or agency environment
    • Strong Mac literacy skills and an excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud
    • (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premier Pro, Figma & Acrobat)
    • Proficient using paragraph styles within Adobe InDesign
    • End to end project planning and delivery: from initial briefs and developing ideas/concepts/layouts, through to supplying final press-ready artwork
    • Typography/Editorial design
    • Illustration/ data visualisation
    • Excellent attention to detail and great layout skills
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes
    • Ability to multitask and very organised
    • Team player

    Please see attached for full job description and person specification 


    What we offer

    We offer a competitive salary & an excellent bonus structure along with a range of fantastic benefits, including:

    • 25 days’ holiday (plus bank holidays) - with the option to buy a further week
    • A Contributory Pension Scheme
    • Private Healthcare Cover and Life Assurance
    • A benefits scheme offering childcare vouchers, a cycle to work scheme, an employee assistance programme, retail & leisure savings, and lots more!

    We work with some fantastic people, we’re passionate about what we do and we have some fun along the way! Join us and you could have a career for life. If you want to know more about us and our work, take a look here or here. If this all resonates with you, then we’d love to hear from you.


    About Us 

    Operating through the Matthew Clark, Bibendum, Tennent’s and Bulmers Ireland brands, the Group has a market leading range, scale and reach including an intimate understanding of the markets it serves.  

    Together we grow, brew, manufacture, market, and deliver some of the world’s favourite drinks. From grass to glass, and everything in between. C&C Group plc is a premium drinks company which owns, manufactures, markets, and distributes a unique portfolio of beer and cider brands in its home markets and across the globe. 

    C&C Group’s portfolio of owned/exclusive brands include: Bulmers, the leading Irish cider brand; Tennent’s, the leading Scottish beer brand; Magners the premium international cider brand; as well as a range of fast-growing, premium and craft ciders and beers, such as Heverlee, Menabrea, Five Lamps and Orchard Pig.  

    We seek to champion and embed sustainability in everything that we do at C&C. While delivering joy to customers, we always shine a light on people and the planet. We have a clear ESG vision delivering to a better world. We respect, support, and develop all our people to be their best, with a focus on results by creating a culture of winning together. 


  • Full job description :
  • Midweight_Designer_MC23_003__LN.docx