Graphic Designer

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Position Overview:

As a Graphic Designer, you will produce innovative designs with a strong focus on meeting the client’s brief alongside providing outstanding visuals and accurate production files.

This role is based in our London office for 3 days a week and 2 days working from home.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Interpreting client or internal briefs from a creative brief
  • Producing initial design concepts to communicate your ideas
  • Attending and having input into creative meetings
  • Producing high-quality creative designs
  • Producing accurate visuals and presentations to be sent to the client
  • Producing accurate print-ready artwork for Identity’s in-house production team and external Suppliers
  • Work closely with Design Team asking for input on designs and adapting accordingly
  • Work closely with the Creative Director and Head of Creative Services to ensure that projects are on-track, on budget and in-line with their expectations
  • Sharing skills and knowledge with the wider team, particularly with more junior members of company
  • Peer reviewing design output from junior members of the team and providing feedback
  • Delivering a quality product and service whilst maintaining clear, open communication with the client and wider team
  • Liaise with client and/or project managers to ensure all briefs are clear and accurate
  • Provide updates of design errors to Studio Manager in order to provide accurate reporting and suggest improvements
  • Produce creative designs in conjunction with the Creative Director that aim to exceed client’s expectations
  • Keep up to date with current design trends and learn new design methods
  • Follow the design peer review process
  • Follow tasks list set in conjunction with the Creative Services Coordinator
  • Completing tasks within an agreed budget
  • Communicating workload and any slippage to Creative Services Coordinator
  • Provide regular updates to other managers, project managers and account managers when required
  • Ensuring design time does not exceed project allocation with the goal of achieving 80% chargeable hours
  • Providing up-to-date advice/knowledge of design techniques to sales and production teams
  • Provide error-free, print ready artwork and graphic layouts with notes to production/suppliers

 

Skills and Experience:

Essential:

  • Experienced in using Adobe Creative Suite (particularly InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator)
  • Experienced in producing web-based graphics
  • Commercial awareness
  • Ability to present information clearly and concisely
  • Good level of computer literacy, particularly with regard to databases, Microsoft applications
  • Proven organisational skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a customer focused manner
  • Can demonstrate the ability to carry out tasks within set timeframes
  • Self-prioritise workload according to the business needs
  • Excellent time management skills

Desirable:

  • Experience in creating Wordpress/CMS based web sites
  • Illustrative skills
  • Experience of producing animations for web use
Equal Opportunities

We are opposed to all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination. All job applicants, employees and others who work for us will be treated fairly and will not be discriminated against on any of the above grounds. Decisions about recruitment and selection, promotion, training or any other benefit will be made objectively and without unlawful discrimination. We recognise that the provision of equal opportunities in the workplace is not only good management practice, it also makes sound business sense. This policy will help all those who work for us to develop their full potential and the talents and resources of the workforce will be utilised fully to maximise the efficiency of the organisation.