Mid-weight Graphic Designer

5 days left

Recruiter
become
Location
London
Salary
Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted
24 Jul 2018
Closes
21 Aug 2018
Ref
10702
Contract Types
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Graphics, Print
Job Functions
Creative, Designer

Rare opportunity to join one of Britain's art institutions and produce beautiful high quality print work.

Our client is looking for a middleweight designer to work with proposals writers and department specialists for tailored brochures, boxes/packs, coffee books and vanity catalogues.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create individually tailored documents using brand colours, fonts and stock images - using Adobe CC (InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator) in a Mac environment;
  • Take ownership of the process of design corrections and the creation of print-ready artwork for text pages, dustjackets, covers, mock catalogues and other props, often to tight deadlines;
  • Work collaboratively with writers/specialists to produce a proposal document which meets both the expectations of the client and the specialist; 
  • Receive feedback directly from specialists and senior executives and take responsibility for incorporating into the document design;
  • Lead on document formats, paper selection and print choices;
  • Take ownership of the print process (whether this is printing proposals in-house or arranging to send out to 3rd party supplier), finish and bind;
  • Prepare final layouts for external printers and ensure their specifications are met;
  • Act as a point of liaison between writers/specialists and printers, and take responsibility for smooth communication at all times;
  • Focus on innovation: work with the Head of Dept in developing innovative formats, and in particular, the team's response to advances in digital software;

Skills Required:

  • Graphic Design qualification with 4 years experience
  • Be comfortable with formulating creative solutions under pressure
  • A strong interest in typography
  • Mac proficient in Adobe CS5/6 (InDesign, Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator)-with experience in Keynote and PowerPoint. Digital design experience also good but not essential
  • Art working skills and a good working knowledge of Style Sheets in InDesign
  • Experience of a design or publishing agency and/or presenting directly to clients and/or experience in luxury/premium brands
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, good organisational skills and competent in time management
  • Knowledge of printing methods
  • Have strong sense of accountability
  • Project management skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • Drive and innovation
  • Imagination, enthusiasm, flexibility

This is a wonderful opportunity for a graphics designer who knows their craft. To apply, please attach a relevant CV and folio.

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