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We’re hiring: could you design the next Pride of Britain award?

Posted on: December 6, 2016

We are looking for 2 bright and enthusiastic designers to join our team. All experience levels will be considered from intern/under-graduate placement to junior designer. The successful candidates will be liaising with clients from the world’s leading brands to transform their brief from a concept through to a finished product. This exciting position offers the candidates the chance to flex their creative muscles and see the results manufactured in-house. They will form part of a small but busy team dealing with a range of budgets, briefs, materials and lead times. The successful candidates will be joining a friendly team in an innovative and creative company.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working alongside our Account Managers to transform a clients’ brief, logo or brand into an award
  • Designing bespoke awards, trophies, plaques and corporate gifts to suit a budget, brief and manufacturing process
  • Producing engraving and print proofs for client sign off prior to manufacture
  • Taking concept designs and producing manufacture drawings
  • Liaising with the Production Team throughout the production process
  • Managing your workload and the design process
  • Supporting the Design Manager and wider business where needed

The ideal candidate will offer the following:

  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator ideally)
  • CAD experience would be advantageous (we use SolidWorks)
  • Understanding of basic manufacturing processes and principles
  • Enthusiastic and a passion to learn
  • Ability to manage your own time and workload and meet tight deadlines

In return we will offer:

  • Fully accredited SolidWorks training and certification
  • In-house Adobe Illustrator training
  • Any other training and support needed to help you fulfil your role
  • Freedom to design and create bespoke products for leading UK events and worldwide brands
  • First-hand experience of design for manufacture and production processes
  • A friendly and supportive work environment

The details:

  • Competitive salary (£15,000-£25,000)
  • Bupa health insurance after 6 months (diagnostics)
  • Company pension after 6 months
  • Start date in January/February

About Gaudio

Gaudio Awards is one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of bespoke awards and trophies. We design and manufacture some of the UK’s most high profile awards including the Pride of Britain, National Lottery and MasterChef Awards. We are based in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, and our design and production are housed under one roof giving the successful candidate excellent opportunity to experience design for manufacture first hand.

How to Apply

If you think you meet the requirements of the role and want to contribute to the future of the company, please send your CV along with a covering letter and portfolio or examples of your work to:
or post to:
Stuart Sharples,
Gaudio Awards,
Unit H, The Courtyard,
Tewkesbury Business Park,
GL20 8GD
If you have any queries about the role, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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