JOB DETAILS
SALARY
£30000 - £32000 / Per Year
JOB TYPE
Full-time
ADDITIONAL COMPENSATION
+ excellent benefits
LOCATION
Reading, HC
POSTED
Today

Description

Graphic Designer who can deliver creative design projects from concept to finished artwork with experience working directly with clients is required to join an in-house creative team.

 

We are currently recruiting for three designers for the organisation’s creative team.

 

SALARY: £30,000 - £32,000per annum

 

BENEFITS: 26 Days Holiday plus Bank Holidays. Including a generous pension scheme, life assurance and enhanced pay for parenting and sickness leave. In addition, an Employee Assistance Programme, flexible benefits package and discounts and cashback scheme.

 

LOCATION: Reading, Berkshire

 

The charity recognise that the world looks a little bit different since the pandemic. Therefore, they’re committed to enabling their staff to work where best suits the needs of the individual, their team and the organisation. For this role, there will be opportunities to work from home as well as the office. They want their staff to flourish and work in environments which maximises their potential and best serves the stakeholders.

 

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

 

WORKING HOURS: 9am – 5pm, 35 hours per week

 

 

APPLICATION PROCESS: Once we’ve reviewed your CV, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.

 

 

JOB OVERVIEW

 

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Graphic Designer who can deliver creative design projects from concept to finished artwork with experience working directly with clients.

 

The charity is building a diverse team that will establish design and creative thinking as a core function within the organisation and bring the brand to life for people with sight loss, supporters, staff and volunteers.

 

The organisation is looking for forward-thinking Graphic Designers to create compelling, high quality design solutions, which will help them achieve their vision of making design accessible to all and empowering people with sight loss to live the life they choose.

 

As a Graphic Designer within a team of designers you will:

 

  • Approach projects with creativity and passion

 

  • Bring ideas to life, delivering concepts and designs which are best in-class brand expressions across all media

 

  • Communicate and collaborate across the team with copywriters, marketing colleagues and key stakeholders

 

  • Take ownership of briefs, campaign milestones and deliverables

 

  • Work directly with internal stakeholders to ensure design work meets project objectives

 

  • Ensure a high standard of visual execution across all work and within brand guidelines

 

  • Think ahead and creatively push the brand forward, always with accessibility at its heart

 

As a The Designer will add value to the brand by applying best practice design skills to ensure the brand identity is strongly articulated across all output (online and offline) and champions accessible and inclusive design across all touchpoints.

 

 

WORKING AT THE CHARITY

 

Working at the Charity is much more than just a job. Through the values that guide their work, they make a real difference, and change lives.

 

They believe that wellbeing at work is about creating an environment to promote a state of contentment which allows all employees to flourish and achieve their full potential for the benefit of themselves and for the Charity.

 

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

 

Essential

 

  • Degree or equivalent experience in graphic design

 

  • Professional, friendly, positive attitude with strong work ethic and willingness to learn and continually improve

 

  • Expert knowledge in setting up artwork for print and optimising output for a range of digital channels

 

  • Up-to-date understanding of best practice principles of accessible communications and how to apply them

 

  • Eligibility to work in the UK

 

Desirable

 

  • Experience of working in an inhouse creative team

 

  • Design for accessibility from both a visual and technical perspective e.g. considerations in use of colour, typography and creating accessible PDFs

 

  • Experience of motion design

 

 

As this role requires an Enhanced Disclosure check the start date for the successful candidate will only be confirmed upon receipt of the check.

 

The Charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and vulnerable adults with whom they work. They expect all of their employees and volunteers to fully share this commitment.

 

Please note: we reserve the right to close any of our vacancies early.

 

NO AGENCIES PLEASE
 

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

APPLICATION PROCESS: Once we’ve reviewed your CV, we will email over some extra details regarding the application process that you will need to complete as soon as possible. Please keep an eye out for our email.

 

CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement may also be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

 

JOB REF:AWDO-P7315

 

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