Is creativity and innovation at the heart of everything you do? Can you deliver compelling artwork? We’re seeking a forward-thinking and creative professional to join our busy Design team. This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic and fast-paced department.
You’ll artwork or create a variety of communications, both print and digital, including advertising and market campaigns whilst ensuring that all artwork is delivered according to the British Library’s visual identity and house style.
You will have a meticulous eye for detail and the ability to work quickly and accurately. Although primarily a production role, we are looking for someone with experience of working on strong campaigns and a proven ability to think creatively and deliver to tight deadlines.
With a new direction for the team and an exciting programme of campaigns ahead, there couldn’t be a better time to join our team and help us to engage everyone in research, inspiration and enjoyment.
You will have proven experience of working as an artworker or graphic designer and desirably a relevant post-graduate qualification.
As one of the world’s great libraries, our duty is to preserve the nation’s intellectual memory for the future. At present we have well over 150 million items, in most known languages, with three million new items added every year. We have manuscripts, maps, newspapers, magazines, prints and drawings, music scores, and patents. We operate the world’s largest document delivery service providing millions of items a year to customers all over the world. What matters to us is that we preserve the national memory and enable knowledge to be created both now and in the future.
In return we offer a competitive salary and a number of excellent benefits. Our pension scheme is one of the most valuable benefits we offer, as our staff can become members of the Alpha Pension Scheme where the Library contributes 26.6% (this may be higher dependant on grade) . Another significant benefit the Library provides is the provision of a flexible working hours scheme which could allow you to work your hours flexibly over the week and to take up to 5 days flexi leave in a 3 month period. This is on top of 25 days holiday from entry and public and privilege holidays.
For further information and to apply, please click the Apply button quoting vacancy ref: 02947
Closing date: 3rd October 2019
Interview date: Week commencing 21st October 2019