Careers at Gendall

An amazing view of the renowned Falmouth Harbour is just the thing your creativity needs. Proximity to the best surf, sailing and outdoor sports in the country is the unwinding you’re crying out for. These days you don’t need to be in a metropolis to compete in the world’s design scene. That’s all stuff we know. You’ve probably been thinking all that stuff too. We also believe in working for the right clients - we choose ours as carefully as they choose us. We’re all about working for companies we’re proud of, companies that make a real difference. Gendall’s been at the heart of Falmouth's thriving creative scene for 30 years. We’re ready for the next 30.

Creative Artworker | Senior Designer

Creative Artworker


Is this you?

We’re looking for art working mystro . Someone willing to impress the clients with mind-boggling detail and fine-tuned craftsmanship. Maybe you’re currently frustrated, working at a big agency and not getting the juicy clients. Or perhaps you’re working for clients with uninspiring briefs. You’re ready for a bit more responsibility. You’re aiming to win awards and create memorable work.

What you’ll be up to:

  • To prepare high-quality artwork with attention to detail and to agreed specifications.
  • Helping to maintain Gendall’s outstanding reputation, getting stuck in with winning new clients and business with seriously great work.
  • Working on any and all media for a variety of clients.
  • Create high quality photoshop visuals.
  • Helping hand with design, layout, typography, colour, photography and illustration.
  • There’s no hiding behind a Mac with this job! To liaise with clients as necessary in relation to production issues.
  • To set up artwork files and be a stylesheet and pagination geek.
  • To assure quality throughout the production process, including on-press attendance where appropriate.
  • To monitor production quality and to liaise with sub-contractors over quality issues.
  • To carry out regular archiving of completed project files from server.
  • To maintain up-to-date working knowledge and skill in operation of production software for image manipulation, vector- based drawing, page assembly, presentation and pre-press checking.

 Skills:

  • Experience of working in an artwork production environment
  • An understanding of digital formats from Facebook to Google Display Network
  • Knowledge of all litho, flexo, tampo print and production processes
  • Advanced skills in Creative Suite
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Strong knowledge of preflight software and colour management
  • Comprehensive Prepress and Print knowledge

What you get:

• To work on regional, national and international brands as part of a small but skilled creative team. Our clients vary from bespoke start-ups to recognised brands, clients include the National Trust, Eden Project, Away Resorts, and West Cornwall Pasty Company.

• Our waterside studio is in Falmouth, one of Cornwall’s most eclectic destinations – a buzzing university town which boasts beaches, galleries and independent shops with a year round atmosphere. The studio is truly inspiring – you can see the sea from the window and go to the beach for lunch. Our team are a group of talented designers, developers and account handlers and we work sensible hours to e_MG_7913_MG_7869nsure a good work / life balance.

• If your considering moving to Cornwall you’ll need to understand this is not a retirement role, it’s a lifestyle

• Competitive salary & annual pay reviews

• You get 4 weeks holiday

• Christmas shut down

• Table football table

• Beer o’clock on Fridays

• Cycle to work scheme

• Free eye test

No recruitment companies. Please email your CV and portfolio to studio@gendall.co.uk.

Senior Designer


Is this you?

We are currently looking for a Senior Design wizard who understands a brand, and displays a craft and attention to detail to their work. You are able to apply your designs to all communications from the digital environment (website/mobile) to print and interpretation. The ideal candidate will be a conceptual thinker, driven by ideas not style, and with the kind of creative empathy that allows you to get to the heart of complex branding challenge but commercially savvy enough to understand the importance of working to a budget. For this role you will have at least 4 years studio experience, displaying the expertise and confidence to take a project from a blank sheet to delivery via multiple channels working as part of the team. You’ll engage well with clients and colleagues alike and have a genuine passion for design.

What you’ll be up to:

 

  • To prepare high-quality artwork with attention to detail and to agreed specifications.
  • Helping to maintain Gendall’s outstanding reputation, getting stuck in with winning new clients and business with seriously great work.
  • Working on any and all media for a variety of clients.
  • Create high quality photoshop visuals.
  • Helping hand with design, layout, typography, colour, photography and illustration.
  • There’s no hiding behind a Mac with this job! To liaise with clients as necessary in relation to production issues.
  • To set up artwork files and be a stylesheet and pagination geek.
  • To assure quality throughout the production process, including on-press attendance where appropriate.
  • To monitor production quality and to liaise with sub-contractors over quality issues.
  • To carry out regular archiving of completed project files from server.
  • To maintain up-to-date working knowledge and skill in operation of production software for image manipulation, vector- based drawing, page assembly, presentation and pre-press checking.

 Skills:

 

  • An understanding of all media from print to digital, through, under and over the line
  • Advanced skills in Creative Suite
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Be able to put together a presentation like a storyteller and be able to get up in front of clients and sell your ideas

What you get:

 

• To work on regional, national and international brands as part of a small but skilled creative team. Our clients vary from bespoke start-ups to recognised brands, clients include the National Trust, Eden Project, Away Resorts, and West Cornwall Pasty Company.

• Our waterside studio is in Falmouth, one of Cornwall’s most eclectic destinations – a buzzing university town which boasts beaches, galleries and independent shops with a year round atmosphere. The studio is truly inspiring – you can see the sea from the window and go to the beach for lunch. Our team are a group of talented designers, developers and account handlers and we work sensible hours to e_MG_7913_MG_7869nsure a good work / life balance.

• If your considering moving to Cornwall you’ll need to understand this is not a retirement role, it’s a lifestyle

• Competitive salary & annual pay reviews

• You get 4 weeks holiday

• Christmas shut down

• Table football table

• Beer o’clock on Fridays

• Cycle to work scheme

• Free eye test

No recruitment companies. Please email your CV and portfolio to studio@gendall.co.uk.