Jobs Board

APPLICATIONS

To apply for any of the jobs listed here, please email: jobs@rankin.co.uk with ‘Your Name – Job Title’ in the subject field, attaching a CV and cover letter.

All roles are based in Kentish Town, NW5 unless otherwise stated.

Candidates unable to prove their right to work in the UK will not be shortlisted.

Please note that we are unable to respond to every application due to the volume received. Only successful candidates will be contacted.


designer (FREELANCE – PRINT & DIGITAL)

We’re looking for freelance talented designers to work across the Rankin group including Hunger Magazine and HungerTV, Rankin Publishing (including books and limited editions) and our creative agency, The Full Service.

Working closely with the Creative Director the role will involve all aspects of design both print and digital.

Including:

  • Visual conceptualization.
  • Design and layout.
  • Web design.
  • Motion graphics design.

Essential:

  • Experience designing across print & digital platforms.
  • A demonstrable passion and understanding of the brand.
  • Ability to present and communicate your ideas.
  • High proficiency across Adobe CS.
  • Experience of the production process.

ART DIRECTOR (PRINT & DIGITAL)

We’re looking for a talented designer ready to step up into the role of Art Director to work across Hunger Magazine and HungerTV. You will also be integral to the development of brand identity across the Rankin group with immediate focus on designing for our online presence.

The Art Director will continue to develop the established visual identity of Hunger magazine and all associated products and platforms. Working closely with the Creative Director the role will involve all aspects of design both print and digital.

Including:

  • Visual conceptualization.
  • Design and layout.
  • Commissioning talent.
  • Web design.
  • Motion graphics design.

Essential:

  • Experience designing across print & digital platforms.
  • Experience of commissioning talent.
  • A demonstrable passion and understanding of the brand.
  • Ability to present and communicate your ideas.
  • High proficiency across Adobe CS.
  • Experience of the production process.

photographic assistant

Rankin’s team are looking for an experienced Photographic Assistant.  You will have solid studio skills and previous experience using medium format cameras and working with different flash systems.  This is a great opportunity for someone with initiative who is keen to work and grow as part of a team, hone their skills and take on increased responsibility. The role involves international travel.

This is a full time position.

Essential

  • A minimum 2 years professional assisting experience
  • Experience using medium format cameras
  • Experience working with a range of flash systems
  • Available for international travel
  • Available for weekend work when required
  • Current Passport
  • Clean Drivers Licence

Creative intern

Rankin Photography, The Full Service and Hunger are currently looking for a Creative Intern to join our team and be involved in a number of projects, ranging from advertising pitches to creative fashion film ideas. This opportunity involves creating mood boards for fashion editorials, music videos, TV commercials and pitch documents. Gaining valuable experience, interns will shadow a team of experienced producers, directors and photographers to gain insight into the workings of the creative industry.

We are looking for:

  • A working knowledge of creative software including Photoshop, Powerpoint, and InDesign is preferable.
  • Candidates need to be organised and demonstrate excellent attention to detail and strong communication skills.
  • A working knowledge of social media and gifs is needed.

This internship is for a three month period.


EDITOR (FILM)

We’re inviting talented editors to join our freelance Talent Pool with the view to working alongside our In House team on upcoming projects. Please get in touch if you’re interested in working with us either Freelance or as a full time member of the In House team. Just let us know which. We’ll then get in contact once we feel we have something that matches your talent. Please take a look at the kind of work we do before applying and tailor your application accordingly.

Essential:

  • Deep understanding of Premiere Pro and Adobe Creative Cloud (Mac based).
  • Work with a wide range of digital camera formats and their respective file based work-flows transcoding from source files where necessary.
  • Confident creating deliverables for external finishing (EDL/XML/OMF/AAF/Splits etc).
  • Upload work to the company website/showreels and create Quicktime movie links with the necessary knowledge of codecs, conversions and compression procedures
  • Be flexible and prepared to work on weekend days and bank holidays when required.
  • Excellent knowledge of Mac OS.
  • Be confident in presenting and explaining work to agency and clients.

Desirable:

  • Ability to work with high end film cameras i.e. Alexa & RED.
  • Working knowledge of after effects and photoshop.
  • Confident colour grading for final deliveries using DaVinci Resolve, with examples of previous work.
  • Knowledge of DaVinci resolve.

SENIOR RETOUCHER

We’re looking for an exceptionally talented Senior Retoucher to join the in house team. You will have a minimum of 5 years professional retouching behind you with significant experience across high end advertising and beauty. You’ll be used to a fast paced, high volume environment and willing to go the extra mile when deadlines demand.

Essential:

  • A minimum 5 years professional retouching experience
  • Demonstrable experience across high end advertising and beauty
  • Aptitude to work in a fast paced, high volume environment
  • Ability to self manage
  • Client facing skills and experience

To Apply:

If you have all these skills and more, and feel you’d be able to wow us with your application then we’d like to hear from you.

Alongside your CV please send us:

  • Examples of your work including 2 layered file via a link to a website of your work or attach work to application

Junior art director (print & digital)

We’re looking for a talented Junior Art Director to continue to develop the established visual identity of Hunger magazine and all associated products and platforms. Working closely with the Creative Director the role will involve all aspects of design both print and digital. You will also be integral to design and the development of brand identity across the Rankin group with immediate focus on our online presence.

Essential:

  • Experience designing across print, digital and social platforms.
  • A demonstrable passion and understanding of the brand.
  • Ability to translate editorial ideas into creative concepts.
  • Ability to present and communicate your ideas.
  • High proficiency across Adobe CS.
  • Motion graphics prowess.

DIGI TECH (FIXED TERM – 3 MONTHS)

We’re looking for an experienced Digi Tech to join the team from September for a fixed term of 3 months.

Essential:

  • Fluent CaptureOne + Adobe software
  • Experience using Hassleblad systems, Phase One 645 and Phase One backs, both P+ and IQ series
  • Min 2 years high level assisting in studio and on location/abroad
  • Clean drivers licence and passport

PRODUCTION DESIGN INTERN

Term: 1 – 3 months.

Rankin Photography is looking for an intern to join the in house production design team. The in house set design team develop and create sets for high profile clients in studio and on location. The internship would be great for a student or recent graduate but would also benefit anyone who wants to get a fantastic overview of production design across many mediums. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to experience fashion editorials, music videos and commercials for both print and film. Working alongside the Production design team experience crosses: installing sets; props sourcing and set dressing; image and creative research; set breakdowns; tool shed maintenance.

Essential:

  • Demonstrable passion for the work we do
  • Interest in set design essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team player
  • Lateral thinking and initiative

CREATIVE COPYWRITER -THE FULL SERVICE

We’re looking for a jaw dropping talented Creative Copywriter to join the team at our creative agency, The Full Service. You will work with client briefs to conceive, develop and produce effective campaigns and provide the verbal or written copy including text for print and digital campaigns and scripts for TVCs. You will have strong ability to work with the client, and the Production team to fully develop the campaign.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Align the copy with art direction and vice versa.
  • Create a tone of voice consistent to the brand throughout all copy and proactively make recommendations for the direction of client projects.
  • Successfully manage cross-functional projects and possess well developed project management skills, working with more than one brief at a time.
  • Brainstorm visual and copy ideas with other members of the Creative team.
  • Develop fresh, original creative ideas and concepts for brand campaigns.
  • Push boundaries of original thinking to explore new creative solutions.
  • Think creatively and devise imaginative and intelligent copy based on client briefs.
  • Work closely with both the client and the Creative team to deliver all copy to ensure consistency and accuracy to the agreed briefs and established brand values.
  • Build positive, collaborative relationships at all levels, interpret a brief and create an on-brand commercial response.
  • Be proficient in discussing the client’s core message and target audience.
  • Work quickly and efficiently with a strong eye for detail.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate they can:

  • Be self-motivated and well organized: Demonstrate ability to work in a fast paced environment and adapt to rapid change.
  • Write clear, persuasive, original copy.
  • Show excellent storytelling with a visual awareness.
  • Show flair for well crafted script writing.
  • Write lively, entertaining and colloquial copy using a wide range of tones and styles.
  • Work on several projects at once, and to tight deadlines.
  • Deliver work to brief on time and on budget, to the highest quality.
  • Develop fresh, original creative ideas with the Creative team.
  • Push boundaries of original thinking to explore new creative solutions.
  • Think creatively and devise imaginative and intelligent content based on client / team briefs.
  • Show excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Amend, revise or redevelop at speed, in response to internal and client feedback.

Essential:

  • A minimum of 3 years agency / in house copy writing experience.
  • Impeccable understanding of TVC scripting.
  • If you have all these skills and more, and feel you’d be able to wow us with your application then we’d like to hear from you.

Alongside your CV please send us:

  • Short Cover Letter explaining how you meet the criteria.
  • Examples of your work including TVC script/s. Links preferred.

Closing date 30th July 2017


STUDIO INTERN

Rankin Photography, Hunger Magazine and HungerTV are looking for interns to support our busy team. This internship is a genuine opportunity to get involved in and gain experience in the studio aspects of our business.

Our internships are designed specifically to support those who have a genuine and demonstrable passion for photography and the industry, but who may not have had an opportunity to work professionally within these areas before.  The ideal candidate would be a college leaver or film or photography graduate who is very hard working, a quick learner, conscientious and willing to get involved in a variety of tasks.  We are not looking for someone who is currently studying.  A qualification in photography is not necessary, though some knowledge of photography, lighting, and studio equipment would be beneficial.  What is more important is a can-do attitude and a strong drive for a career in the photo industry.

This is a varied and ‘hands on’ role, which requires an extremely organized, level-headed person, comfortable in a busy and demanding studio environment.

Our internships are usually for 3 months but we require a minimum commitment of 1 month.  Travel expenses (Zone 1-6) are paid.  Please note this is an unpaid internship but this is a tremendous opportunity to break into the industry and you will be immersed in a fast-paced, exciting environment.

Reporting to the Studio Manager, Studio Interns will be helping with:

  • Preparing and maintaining the studio, including Styling, Kitchen and Studio to a high standard.
  • Maintaining a clean and tidy workplace throughout the day.
  • Returning studio to a high standard at the end of each shoot.

Essential:

  • Only applicants over 18 years old are accepted.
  • Must live in London, between Zones 1- 6 at time of application.
  • Applicants must be able to commit to 5 days per week, 10am-7pm.