GripIt was founded back in 2008 and is the strongest plasterboard fixing on the market. As seen on BBC Dragons Den back in 2014 it is now named one of the shows youngest and most successful business’s.
Holding extreme loads of up to 330kgs the GripIt’s come in four different colours yellow, red, brown and blue each holding different screw types and different weights. Holding anything from curtain rails all the way through to Televisions or Kitchen Cupboards GripIt is the fixing that ticks all the boxes.
The fixings are all made in the UK where the company has its own state of the art manufacturing facility in Melksham, Wiltshire.
Our products are stocked in over 5,000 stores across the UK in big names such as Screwfix, B&Q, Curry’s, Wickes to name a few. We also export to 32 countries worldwide and have recently launched in Australia and the USA.
We are launching new products and have patents pending so the future is bright.
If you want to be part of the team you must thrive in an ever-changing environment as no 2 days are the same. You should be enthusiastic with a willingness to learn and be able to multi task and help out wherever you are needed. Self motivated, with a passion for providing excellent customer service you will be rewarded with a competitive benefits package and be part of the Gripit team as we embark on this exciting journey.
If you live and breathe design and would love to work in a progressive and expanding company we’d love to hear from you! We’re looking for a graphic / digital design professional with a proven background in design and marketing.
Creativity and awesome design should be at your core and you’ll need to have a solid capability in design for print and digital, and the enthusiasm to sell your ideas and present them to our CEO.
We are a small close knit team where everyone contributes and every opinion counts. You will take ownership of your projects but benefit from the open support of your colleagues.
Quality output, attention to detail and creativity ensures we will delight our customers with a high quality, varied portfolio of items that will help to sell our products and ultimately increase sales. Knowing that you have contributed in a positive way brings great job satisfaction.
This is a mixed role of visual idea creation and hands-on design so the right candidate must combine strong conceptual skills with hands-on digital design and programming.
It is essential that you have evidence of taking projects from concept through to completion, and can also demonstrate effective idea creation and a thoughtful approach to design.
Essential Software Knowledge / Experience
Demonstrable experience working in a creative environment on print and digital
Excellent skills in Adobe (In-Design, Photoshop, Illustrator) and other similar packages
Excellent understanding of all design processes and principles, including typography, colour, layout and technical skills
Ability to work within pre-existing brand guidelines
Awareness of the latest trends in digital technologies
Strong attention to detail
Ability to prioritise and meet tight deadlines
You must have a portfolio of your work
Experience of working in a B2B environment
Desirable Software Knowledge / Experience
Animation skills an advantage
3D modelling / design and augmented reality an advantage
We are a young company but one that is expanding fast and our products are available in over 32 countries world wide. You must thrive in a busy and ever changing environment where no two days are the same. We are looking to grow our existing design team with the addition of a mid to senior digital/graphic designer at our office based on the outskirts of Melksham, Wiltshire.
This is an excellent opportunity for the right person. You will have the opportunity to deliver multi-media creative from concept to design and execution, for print, digital platforms and video.