About us

Family owned business Damen Shipyards Group has been in operation for over ninety years and offers maritime solutions worldwide, through design, shipbuilding, ship repair and related services. Damen operates 36 shipyards in 18 countries. We offer direct employment to more than 12,000 colleagues, bringing together a total production value of 1.8 billion euros and delivering 143 ships in 2020.

The Marketing department is based in Gorinchem and is established for the entire Damen Shipyards Group and all its divisions and endorsed brands. It's an exciting time to join our Marketing Communications team. We have ambitious plans in place and need to recruit a graphic designer / allround junior creative for 40 hours per week to work with our creatives in our own content factory and be part of visualizing our role in connecting the world with our passion for vessels.

The role

As our graphic designer you will be responsible for:

  • Executing graphic design tasks, ranging from designing banners, stationary, templates, brochures and exhibition walls to advertisements, social media posts according to the brand guidelines
  • Enhancing / editing of photographs
  • Supporting the video team, handling tasks like recording videos and making edits for social media platforms
  • Storage of assets in the DAM system

For this, you work together with a team of (senior) content creators (copywriters, videographers, photographers, graphic designers, etc.) and the corporate segment marketers. The traffic & content specialist will be your central person to provide assignments within given deadlines.

What you should be able to do:

  • Consistently transform generic house style rules into corporate products (both offline and online) 
  • Deliver offset ready certified PDF’s to printers

Skills & experience

  • Education (MBO/HBO) in a graphic domain
  • Advanced experience working with Adobe Indesign and Photoshop
  • Some experience in professional video editing, preferably in Apple Final Cut Pro X
  • Experience working with Mac OS
  • Experience with HTML5 is a pre
  • Experience in online and offline graphic deliverables
  • Open to learn from the senior content creators
  • You are social, representative and your enthusiasm and creativity inspires people
  • Be a team player who can work under pressure and who isn’t afraid to take responsibility and take decisions on their own
  • Have a creative mindset that can work within the boundaries of a B2B company
  • Be proficient in Dutch and English
  • Availability of 40 hours per week

What we offer

At Damen we realize that supporting and managing many talented individuals is of great essence. We understand that the key to success is to find the right person for the right job. That is why we continuously invest in your development. Damen offers you (in case of full time employment):

  • a dynamic international working environment focusing on technology and innovation
  • a competitive salary
  • at least 40 days of annual leave
  • profit sharing & pension allowance
  • continuous focus on professional and personal development through our Damen Academy
  • an active social environment