Graphic Designer

Calling all highly creative designers!  Are you looking for an opportunity to work for a prestigious company where your main role will be to demonstrate innovative ideas?  This is a role where you’ll get to see your projects through from start to finish, and use your exceptional crafting ability to the full.

Company Background:

Keystone Group is a market leader in the building materials and products markets in the UK, Ireland and Continental Europe providing materials to leading bluechip companies including Jewsons, Travis Perkins and Saint Gobain.  The Keystone Group is the UK and Ireland’s largest Steel Lintel manufacturer and Keylite Roof Windows is Europe’s fastest growing Roof Window manufacturer. The Keystone Group includes Keystone Lintels, IG Lintels, Acier Lintels, Keylite Roof Windows and IG GRP.

Main Purpose of Job

Reporting to the Marketing Controller, the candidate will be responsible for providing high quality graphic design services for Keystone Group in a co-ordinated, cost-effective, efficient and corporate way.  To manage graphic design projects internally and with external providers while maintaining a consistent corporate identity.


  • Responsible for the design of full range of material, including publications, leaflets & exhibitions etc.
  • Involved in co-ordinating all graphic design projects across the Keystone Group.
  • Prepare detailed specifications for printers & other suppliers and liaise with these suppliers on all aspects of the design and production process.
  • Operate in a desktop publishing environment and have a detailed knowledge of associated software packages.
  • Manage allocated resources in the most efficient and effective manner to ensure a high quality of published material.
  • Develop and maintain effective use of the Keystone Group’s electronic media as means of communicating with its various audiences.
  • To undertake such other relevant duties as may from time to time be determined.


  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate a good working knowledge of a range of design software packages, such as Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat, Power Point.
  • Industrial experience is desirable.

Special Skills and Attributes

Applicants should be able to demonstrate:

  • A high level of design ability and creativity
  • A third level qualification in Graphic Design or Visual Communication or equivalent
  • Skill at using Adobe Creative Suite
  • Knowledge of printing techniques and photography including good Photoshop skills of retouching
  • Experience of print management
  • Negotiation skills in managing print and design projects
  • ability to manage time well, multi-task, meet deadlines and work within budget

Applicants will be expected to bring a portfolio of their work to interview.

Closing Date: Tuesday 26th June, 2012

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