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Creative Designer

Creative Designer

Job Title: Creative Designer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 29/03/21
Reference: 16824_1615388824
Contact Name: Lauren Byrne
Contact Email: lauren@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: March 10, 2021 15:07

Job Description

Our client is looking for a Creative Designer to join their team for a 12 month remote based contract. This role will fall inside IR35 and may require occasional travel to Bootle.


Overall Purpose:
*Creation of materials for internal and external webpages / conferences / webinars / events and a range of corporate commissions
*Use layout, spacing, colour, type and iconography to ensure that content is legible and readable and that users see and understand interactions



Key Responsibilities:
*Develop social content, campaign materials and publications, working across print, digital, video and audio formats.
*Helping to develop branding and design pattern library of digital assets for use on the company's website and digital channels, so they can be used across all our core communication technology and platforms.
*Provide an in-house creative service, developing and agreeing:
*Clear briefs with commissioners of creative projects, with tightly defined policy and communications objectives, audience needs and insight, strategic alignment
*Deliverable production schedules with commissioners, partners and suppliers
*Creatively strong concepts and treatments, executed to a high standard to support objectives across the business
Work across a range of media and formats, including specialising in as many of the following areas (minimum of two):
oGraphic design / artworking
oInformation design
oIllustration
oAnimation
oPhotography
oVideo production (from concept to final form)
oAudio production (from concept to final form)

*Project Management skills to lead on creative projects efficiently and effectively, in line with agreed systems, policies and procedures.
*Test and iterate design concepts and creative work with target audiences, improving and iterating executions as a result. Reporting on user testing.
*Innovate and pilot new approaches for design, testing and trailing new concepts that are user-focused and meet accessibility and relevant industry design standards.



Essential Skills and Experience
Essential
*Ideally qualified up to degree level in this field.
*Experience and strong understanding of the modern communications landscape including:
digital communications and marketing - online and social publishing and campaigns
*user research and testing (e.g. user profiles/personas, identifying customer journeys)
*content strategy and creation (e.g. animation/GIFs, quotepics, infographics, data visualisation)
*using a variety of software and applications- experience using Adobe Creative Cloud suite of products (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop etc)
*Understanding of insight and analytics and the ability to interpret both to inform creative strategies and content.
*Experience of managing a visual identity and working with defined branding parameters.
*Customer/client negotiation and management skills: Developing and agreeing briefs, production schedules and pitching creative solutions and treatments.
*Strong customer/client presentation, negotiation and management skills, in developing and agreeing briefs, production schedules and pitching concepts and solutions.



Desirable
*A passionate and energetic graphic designer with a proven track-record of creating impactful designs.
*Able to work under pressure, managing competing priorities under changing and challenging deadlines.
*Good influencing, negotiating and relationship management skills with ability to work constructively with internal and external colleagues
*An ability to turn complex requests into clear, concise and simple designs.
*A good understanding of communication technologies and digital channels, especially digital and social media.
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills, presenting your recommendations and proposals professionally and persuasively to key stakeholders.
*Demonstrate confidence in dealing with people at all levels.



Other Information
12 months
Contract role
Remote based with travel to Bootle
Inside IR35



Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.


Keywords: social content, campaign materials, publications, working across print, digital formats, video formats, audio formats, Adobe Creative Cloud suite, digital communications, marketing

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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