MIDWEIGHT GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Location
London
Salary
£30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted
29 Mar 2019
Closes
28 Apr 2019
Ref
ED136570A
Contact
Evie Darroux
Discipline
Creative
Specialism
Design
Sector
Charity
Business Type
Agency
Seniority
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

Our client is a branding and advertising agency with close to twenty yrs' experience working with a variety of charity based clients (not-for-profit sector). They work collaboratively with their clients to create, build and develop brands. Implementing the very best strategic and creative solutions to help them grow and prosper.

We are on the hunt for a brilliant Designer to join our creative team. You'll be full of ideas, have a can-do attitude and be able to bring fun to even the busiest of days. While your creative skills will do the talking, you'll also be a strong verbal and written communicator. Reporting directly to the Managing Creative Director, your tasks will include, but won't be limited to:

  • Producing compelling ideas for print/digital campaigns and advertising
  • Branding and editorial layout
  • Designing event materials (invites/adverts/posters/banners)
  • Creative artworking
  • Concept visualisation and scamps
  • Typesetting/layout
  • Photo retouching
  • Assisting colleagues in the day-to-day running of the design department


Nice-to-haves:

  • Knowledge of the charity and not-for-profit sectors
  • Some experience with digital/web design
  • An affection and flair for the written word
  • Skill and interest in illustration, calligraphy and other traditional art techniques
  • Exposure to animation/moving image or film processes


The essentials:

  • An independent worker who is also able to collaborate and work with a team to achieve the best results for the client
  • An excellent problem-solver; no challenge is too great for you
  • Motivated and hard-working with a positive attitude
  • An eye for detail, but not hung-up on the minutiae
  • Excellent verbal and written communicator
  • Able to think on your feet, but also able to swim when thrown in the deep end
  • Able to take direction, but confident enough to run with your own ideas
  • Able to give direction in a clear and confident manner


Requirements:

  • 3yrs plus experience in graphic design/communication or the advertising industry
  • A flair for typography and amazing with layout
  • Be advanced and confident using Adobe Creative suite, specifically InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Be comfortable in a MacOS environment

Please send CV and portfolio stating your salary expectations.

Creative Recruitment is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.

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