Senior Graphic Designer

Recruiter
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
DOE
Posted
02 Nov 2017
Closes
02 Dec 2017
Discipline
Marketing
Specialism
Design
Sector
B2B, B2C
Business Type
Agency
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

OLIVER is looking to recruit a Senior Designer to work on-site with one of our flagship clients based in Canary Wharf.

 The successful candidate will have a deep affinity with layout, typography and idea-generation. They will work with the brand team to concept and design a range of creative solutions across print, digital, social and experiential. They will have a passion for all things creative and a portfolio to capture the client’s attention and imagination.

 

Responsibilities

  • Produce creative and original concepts with a clear design rationale to accompany the work.
  • To work collaboratively within the brand team to develop and execute ideas across a variety channels and formats including digital and social.
  • To build and update the brand guidelines to exacting standards.
  • Actively participate in brainstorming sessions and present to senior stakeholders.

 


Person specification and key skills

  • Has excellent all-round pure graphic design skills. Illustration and photography skills a bonus.
  • Has a strong portfolio demonstrating a flair for layout, composition and typography.
  • Has a mastery of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. PowerPoint and Keynote presentation skills preferred.
  • HTML, Flash, Motion Graphics skills a bonus.
  • Is up to date with the latest design trends and has a thirst for knowledge that feeds into producing exciting work and pushing the creative bar.
  • Is able to comfortably work as part of the brand team or autonomously, as required.
  • Will support colleagues working to tight deadlines and have a level of flexibility to ensure work is done within set timeframes.
  • Will share knowledge and create enthusiasm around new creative trends.
  • Is able to prioritise and manage workload.
  • Has good time keeping and is punctual and reliable.
  • Is able to adapt and find ways to deliver, even under pressure.
  • Has good communication skills and is able to write informatively and professionally.
  • Can communicate ideas/updates/solutions in a clear and concise manner.
  • Can make valuable contributions to any debate, backed up by insights and industry knowledge.
  • Can actively demonstrate good listening skills.
  • Dares to push the boundaries of conventional thought.
  • Must appreciate the views and opinions of others and be courteous when communicating.
  • Open to new ideas or arguments.
  • Comfortable with creative artworking and updating current template creative.

 

Essential skills

  • Graphic Design degree or similar - Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat Pro).
  • Presentation Software - Microsoft PowerPoint, Keynote.

Your portfolio: Portfolios are an important part of a design application and a great chance to show off your ability. We like to see portfolios of not just the finished product but also the ideas behind it.

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