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A high profile international organisation based in West Yorkshire is looking to recruit a Product / Packaging Co-ordinator to work closely with all relevant departments including the design and marketing teams, ensuring projects are completed successfully and within agreed timescales.
The role will deliver projects across the UK and Export markets and provide the necessary product administration that supports each project including; new launch forms, amendments forms, product specification sheets and packaging test sheets. You will also be responsible for attending product meetings on a regular basis and providing the team with project updates.
You will have experience implementing product and packaging change, ideally within the FMCG food or non-food industry. In addition, you will possess critical path management experience and have strong organisational / leadership skills within project management. Also, you will need to demonstrate strong commercial acumen, be an excellent communicator and able to build relationships across all levels of the organisation.
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A two-day conference with speaker across the digital marketing, mobile, and social media sectors
The Big Social Media Conference is a two-day event with 21 speakers, panels, performances, and networking opportunities.
Across two days, the conference will cover social media advertising, video marketing, boosting sales and profits and insight into some of the world’s most popular social media platforms. You can find the full agenda here.
the event is aimed at a wide range of professionals and will suit business owners, digital marketing executives, social media executives, social media managers, community managers, content marketers, marketing executives, and marketing managers.
Mari is a Facebook Marketing Expert, author, trainer, and Relationship Marketing Expert.
CEO and Founder of Return On Digital
Head of Brand and Social Media at ao.com
Co-Founder and CEO of Formisimo, Founder and Chairman of theEword
Co-founder and CEO of SocialBro
Sharon Flaherety Founder of BrandContent, previously Group Head of PR and Social Media at Moneysupermarket Group
and many more
An event for anyone involved or interested in the UX industry in the Manchester area.
Northern User Experience is a UX community running events in Manchester, Leeds, and Newcastle.
The Manchester NUX events have moved base to the offices of sponsor rentalcars.com.
This event will feature Fritz von Runte, who has 20 years of design experience and has spent the last decade in UX. In the past 5 years, he has been busy implementing UX in companies with little to no experience with these methodologies.
6:30 – 7:00 Free pizza, beer, soft drinks & refreshments provided by our sponsors rentalcars.com
7:00 – 8:00 Fritz’s talk
8:00 – 9:30 Open discussion and networking (with more free beers)
Manchester Digital's Summer BBQ returns for 2015.
The event is a chance to enjoy the great weather (hopefully) and enjoy some freshly BBQ'd food and a few cold drinks.
The event is open to members and non-members of Manchester Digital, which has previously been attended by a wide range of professionals in the digital sector across Manchester.
Monthly talks featuring speakers from industry professionals in design, business, and technology.
The Hey! Stac events are organised and run by Leeds based agency Stac.
This latest event will feature three speakers:
Advice From An Account Manager
Joyce talks about Account Management; going into the role’s responsibility and value to both clients and to an agency. With a few years of experience in the role (as an executive and manager), she’ll share some advice that she’s picked up on the way.
Enough To Go Full Time?
In their talk, Laser Dog explain how they created “ALONE”, their 2nd game. From a drunken prototype all the way to when it was released; they go through what it takes for them to make a game. ALONE was built in their spare time, with the hope of selling enough copies to enable the team to "go full time".
What Is Leeds Soup?
James from Leeds SOUP
James from Leeds SOUP speaks about a local crowdfunding experiment based on the popular Detroit SOUP, with an aim to change the local community for the better.
Each week one of our staff takes a moment to compile all the useful links, downloads, videos ...
Each week one of our staff takes a moment to compile all the useful links, downloads, videos and apps from the last five days.
Here's one for fans of typography and retro gaming.
Typoroids, a game developed by hippopotam studios, takes the Asteroids game mechanic and applies it to destroying letters instead.
Just like the original, as a letter is destroyed smaller and more frequent.
Our own Rick has written a blog on the new design apps that are giving Photoshop a run for their money.
Sketch, in particular, is challenging Photoshop as the go-to app for mobile and UX designers. So will web designers stick to the old heavyweight or go for a new light-weight contender?
This week a document from nearly sixty years ago has been making rounds online. It's one of many Disney documents which first reemerged in 2013, but there's no denying the charm and complexity of this hand-drawn plan, which Disney still closely follows (minus an entire world of digital)
See the full-size version and more thoughts here.
Writing a CV is a daunting task, particularly if it's been years since you last put one together.
To spare you the agony of staring at a blank page, here's a lovely flowchart to refine your approach.
If you'd rather start with a template, take a look at our blog with 5 CV tools for great looking CVs.
Maybe "lies" is a little strong! We're all guilty of softening the truth in our work lives, and designers are no different.
I loved these 20 classic lies so had to share the laughs, particularly the one about how "you're just uploading the files now". Ultimately though, no matter how truthful you are, your work will speak for itself!
New tools threaten Photoshop as the sole tool for Web Designers
Adobe have announced a slew of new features for its signature platform, in a race to support these new complexities.
The new features announced this week include linked assets across Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign, artboards, and an iOS companion app for instant mobile testing. These features have been introduced to make web designing easier.
Another reason that these features have been announced might be to squash a looming problem with Photoshop. It was originally introduced to manipulate photos, and that's it. Now it was being used to design complex websites, and other software was appearing to do just that, from the ground up.
In 2012, a beta for Sketch appeared, an app that shared many of the same mechanics as Photoshop, but it was built specifically for creating website components, rather than manipulating photos.
Sketch had all the features that Adobe has been boasting about this week, built in.
Sketch hasn't become the new Photoshop yet. There's a lack of support for Windows, there's the daunting prospect of adopting a new platform, and, of course, 'Photoshopped' is the de facto term for graphic design. It's embedded in our language!
There's no reason that web designers can't use both tools. Just like with web development, learning new skills is all part of the job, but that brings complications of its own.
Now there are serious new contenders for web designers. So, stick with what you know or use a less familiar tool which is streamlined for your process?
Web designers, what are you thoughts? Will you be making the move?
Infographic from Web Designer Depot
Type, share and print your own words and sentences using thousands of letters from the books, posters and maps created over more than six centuries. Six centuries!
As well as being visually interesting, once you've typed out a word, you can click on a specific letter to find out exactly where and when it came from. A bit of fun with an added history lesson!
And if you like this, try 'Type to Design', which does the same thing, but pulls typography from Instagram instead.
Rock Football shirts
What if rock bands had their own football colours? It's a strange concept at first, but I'm glad someone's taken the time to bring the idea to life.
They're the creation of Spanish website lacasaca.com, who blog about design in football. A lot of thought has gone into conceptualising the transition to football shirt, even down to a track-listing on the inside collar.
They're not for sale, which is a shame because the more I look, the more I'm partial to a 'London Calling' footy shirt.
It's safe to say that this week has been all about Apple. My newsfeed has been clogged with fallout from the WWDC, including news that Apple have dropped Helvetica Neue for their own creation - 'San Francisco'.
To my eye, they're not entirely dissimilar, but I'm an Android man for the moment at least).
If you've got a keen eye for typographic detail, take this testand let me know if you can tell the difference!
The 2016 Presidential Candidates' logos
The UK election might be over, but the Americans are already gearing up for theirs next year. Their political history doesn't span quite as far back as ours (you can read more about that on another Orchard blog),but arguably their branding is more interesting.
There's a tongue-in-cheek round up of all the new logos by designer Chris Stout-Hazard here
Well designed quotes, about design
If you're partial to a motivational quote you'll love these quotes on design, made by the Muokkaa Studio in Madrid.
Click through for the full set, with quotes from Alan Fletcher, Stefan Sagmeister, Woody Allen, Dragos Roua, and Arthur Koestler.
The most creative business cards we've seen, printed on anything BUT card.
If you're a regular at networking events, you'll no doubt have a drawer full of business cards, most of them you've never looked at properly.
That's because in the digital age, the first way to get in contact with someone new is through the internet. It's faster, it's better organised, and it doesn't need a rolodex.
And yet, though for years the internet has been threatening to eradicate printing all together, newspapers and books have survived. The internet can't match the enjoyment of a physical object.
So what better way to emphasise the unmatched experience of an object in your hands than by mixing up the medium.
So, here's our favourite non-card-business-cards, which look like a joy keep hold of. Hopefully these will inspire a few of you to think outside the box before your next networking event!
Business cards made from melted wax and a 3D printed mould by Dorota Pankowska
Manchester based Corporation Pop milled these business cards from crushed, recycled plastic
Steve Wozniak's metal business card
A workout for your hands, designed for a personal trainer by Publicis Toronto
A comb and business card for a barbers, which also plays a tune. Designed by Fabio Milito
A clear UV printed business card by Rock Design
A concrete business card for a French Creative agency, designed in-house
Designed for a skateboard manufacturer, by JukeBoxPrint
Cork business cards, designed by Spring Advertising
A laser cut acrylic business card designed for and by Tim Wan
Laser etched wooden business cards designed by and for Graphic Designer Marcin Usarek
Lego's official business card's for employees
Laser engraved peanuts. Yes, they're real
Graphic Designer Francesca Pasini designed her 'cards' on off-cuts of material
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