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Junior Designer

  • Location
    Peterborough , Cambridgeshire
  • Salary
    20000 £ - 22000 £ / Year
  • Category
    Housing, Support & Technical - Development
  • External Reference
    501832-A

Our client needs someone who has a graphic design skillset, who is willing to work alongside and learn from a creative professional.

In the interview stage you will need to showcase your current portfolio or a weblink to your current portfolio, as this will tell them if your design skills are suitable for the role (qualifications are not the important factor) alongside your CV.

The first stage will be an informal chat with their Head of Design, followed by a first stage interview with HR and their Head of Design. The final stage will be to come in for a day to show them the skills you have

The salary is up to £22k dependent on experience.


Job Purpose :

A junior designer will be ready to develop their existing skills by working with senior creative staff on a range of ambitious and innovative projects. Responsible for helping to drive the creative direction of campaigns, an understanding of typography, layout, animation and art direction will be needed to help the team produce the best work possible.


Key Result Areas:

Provision of proactive support to the completion of key design projects

Taking on individual design project briefs and completing them to a professional standard and to deadline

Increase knowledge and design ability by working closely and learning from members of the design team

Thorough and clear understanding of Progressive Property and how the design team fits into all business objectives


Responsibilities and Duties:

The specific details of a junior designer's role will vary depending on the role, but common activities include:

Offering input to creative meetings and sharing ideas

Producing attractive and effective designs for all media

Communicating with senior team members to receive feedback

Liaising effectively with other team members

Supporting the team throughout the execution of campaigns and projects
Skills


A good knowledge of the following tools is required:

InDesign

Illustrator

Photoshop

Powerpoint

Basic HTML

Basic Video Editing Skills

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Adeptness with leading design software packages

The ability to meet deadlines in a high pressure environment

The ability to see projects through from inception to production

Consistency regardless of project size

Good organisational skills that support the rest of the team

The motivation to maintain and improve design standards

The willingness to listen to feedback and use it to improve


From time-to-time the junior designer may need to work hours that aren't typical, so a flexible approach is needed to get the best from the job



Badenoch & Clark is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Badenoch & Clark is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a registered Disability Symbol User.

To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Craig Brodie

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