Graphic Designer - Completed application forms are essential for this role

Recruiter
USPG
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£26,000 to £30,000 per annum plus laptop
Posted
19 Oct 2020
Closes
09 Nov 2020
Contract Types
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Digital / Web, Graphics
Job Functions
Creative, Designer, Mac Operator

Completed application forms are essential for this role

The Role
USPG is offering for a full-time, permanent role for a Graphic Designer with a starting salary of £26,000 to £30,000, depending on experience. Once the probationary period has been completed, USPG offers flexi-time and a staff shower for those that want to run/cycle to work. There is a contributory company pension scheme. The office is based within walking distance of London Bridge and is close to Borough Tube Station. Please note that this role is not suitable for freelance workers. It is a full time London office based position.  

JOB DESCRIPTION 
You will be creating visuals/graphics for newsletters, social media, advertisements  and websites and must be able to manage your workload with an proven ability to plan and prioritise your work. This will include designing, amending, proofing and supplying designs for publications, digital presentations, website content, exhibition and event graphics and producing financial infographics. Publications include a quarterly 32 page supporter magazine and a quarterly 26 page prayer resource as well as other study course resources. You must be comfortable acting as an internal creative consultant working to a brief with tight deadlines. You will act as brand guardian, protecting and enhancing USPG’s reputation by ensuring the correct application of USPG’s visual identity across all marketing collateral and communications. Photography and videography/editing and an element of image library curation will be ad hoc requirements of the role. 

Previous experience of website CMS and social media platforms will be an advantage, although training will be given.

To be considered for this role you must have:

  • A degree in Graphic Design. This is essential and candidates without this qualification will not be considered.
  • Ideally at least 3+ years of Graphic Design experience, preferably in an agency.
  • Mac user with an excellent working knowledge of Adobe CS (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop) and Microsoft Office. 
  • Experience of working with social media measurement platforms including Tweetdeck and Hootsuite would be an advantage.
  • Although an ad hoc requirement, photography and videography skills are essential. 

Personal Characteristics

You will be hardworking, and be able to work within a team, possess excellent oral and written communication skills and have an eye for detail. You must be able to juggle a number of projects simultaneously. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with impeccable English are vital.

If you are a collaborative and dedicated Graphic Designer looking for a varied role in a welcoming organisation, we would like to hear from you. 

Closing date for submissions will be Monday 9 November 2020. Successful candidates will be invited to interviews in London (Covid-19 Restrictions permitting) week beginning Monday 16 November 2020.

To apply, please complete the application form from the USPG website at www.USPG.org.uk  Please include a PDF digital portfolio of your work and bring a printed portfolio your interview for discussion. Please note, completing the application form is an essential part of the process. We regret we are unable to accept CVs and candidates who omit their portfolio will be excluded from the shortlisting process. Applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK.

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