City of London

£27,000 - £30,000

Permanent

MH 17GD01

About the organisation

In 1993, a community in Nottingham, moved by the devastation of the Bosnian war, sprang into action. A small group of volunteers began collecti... Read more

Job Description

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  • Based at: London (Limehouse), UK

  • Hours: 35 hours p/w, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

You will be required to use your skills and creativity to produce on-brand, concept led, creative design work for digital and print media. You will be working across multiple teams, and be expected to champion the brand, give advice and support, attend briefings, photo shoots, as well as liaise with external agencies and internal clients of all levels.

Your key responsibilities will be to deliver creative and purposeful design solutions, from concepts through to hi-res digital and print-ready artwork, for our website and social media platforms, as well as print media including internal publications and external reports and brochures, project literature, a mix of fundraising materials and large format graphics.

Person competencies:

  • Calm, mature and motivated personality, with an ability to work in a front-facing client environment, to maintain professionalism under pressure, whilst adhering to challenging deadlines
  • Ability to work both on own initiative and as part of a team, in a proactive and constructive manner
  • You will be confident, reliable and trustworthy with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • You must be a keen innovator and have a desire to develop your skills further
  • Able to take on board constructive criticism and the ability to accept compromise
  • Ability and willingness to mentor and guide an assistant designer
  • Flexibility regarding working hours, in particular during peak times

Essential Skills:

  • Software skills: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premier, Lightroom
  • Solid digital and print design experience
  • Creative and conceptual thinker
  • Strong flair for typography and photography
  • Knowledge and experience of art direction
  • Understanding of cross platform technical issues
  • Strong branding and corporate identity principles
  • Knowledge and experience of reprographic and printing process
  • Experience dealing with clients, strong negotiation skills
  • Able to guide and advise members of associated teams
  • Ability to manage multiple projects to deadline and budget

Essential Experience:

  • Recognised Graphic Design qualification to degree level or equivalent
  • Minimum of three years’ Graphic Design experience in busy environment
  • Advanced knowledge of Photoshop for high-end retouching and image manipulation
  • Experience using illustrator to create vector graphics (including infographics, charts, logo’s and illustrations.)

Desirable Skills

  • Ability to film and edit video
  • Passion for charity work and helping others
  • Experience of working within charity/NGO sector

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