Designer

Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
£30K –£34K
Posted
22 Oct 2018
Closes
19 Nov 2018
Ref
Designer
Contract Types
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Branding, Digital / Web, Editorial, Graphics

JOB DESCRIPTION: Designer

Based in London

Role:

As a key member of the communication team you will use your design skills to ensure that all IARD materials are simple and accessible, including supporting with the IARD website.

You will:

  • Have a good knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Adobe, Mailchimp
  • Be passionate about simplifying complex concepts through design
  • Have keen eye for detail
  • Have a strong understanding of both print and online
  • Be at ease with websites and be familiar with content management systems
  • Excellent artwork skills for print and able to spec to final finish

Managed by: Head of Media

Designer Responsibilities:

  • Producing finished design work for IARD – to include research reviews, infographics, toolkits, reports, e-mails etc.
  • Translating strategic direction and brief into high-quality designs within an established brand identity
  • Developing concepts for new materials and infographics, determining ideal usage of colour, text, font style, imagery and layout
  • Designing toolkits that are easy to use with infographics that can be used across social media
  • Working with team members on developing short animated infographics and videos
  • Working with web developers to ensure that the IARD website is kept up to date and information is uploaded
  • Understanding on how best design can be used to communicate with an international audience

Skills, knowledge and experience required:

  • Good communicator and team member with a self-starting attitude
  • Experience of translating complex concepts into easy to understand designs and infographics
  • Turning technical data into easy to understand graphs and charts
  • Experience of working with, and managing, websites and website developers
  • Experience of working as part of a comms function
  • Meticulous attention to detail

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