Graphic Designer

Government
  • UK, South East, Berkshire
  • Contract, 12 months
  • Full time
  • Negotiable (Within IR35)
This contract with our central government client is for a Graphic Designer for 12 months. The role is located in Aldermaston- hybrid working but not every week in the office. Travel with the rest of the team to exhibitions around the UK (optional) Key Responsibilities: - Contribute to the development of the...

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Job description

This contract with our central government client is for a Graphic Designer for 12 months. The role is located in Aldermaston- hybrid working but not every week in the office. Travel with the rest of the team to exhibitions around the UK (optional)  

 

Key Responsibilities:  

 

- Contribute to the development of the client's brand and adhere to the identity guidelines taking direction from the Graphic Design Manager.  

- Location work, on and off-site to assist in delivery of exhibition and event projects.  

- Production of large format graphics panels, mounting and laminating.  

- Designing and developing creative content for digital channels, including but not limited to, website, social media, mobile apps, vector graphics for animation.  

- Applying graphic design principles and advising the customer on the best design solution and channel to deliver on the project objectives.  

- Test graphic designs across various media, both on- and off-line.  

- Working with the Imaging team to identify the most appropriate images to use in the design and for the channel selected.  

- Retouching images to ensure they meet print and digital standards, such as colour, typography and image libraries.  

- Correcting and formatting collateral/artwork and preparing appropriate output files to meet print and digital standards.  

- Working closely with the business and the team as a whole to follow designs and artwork from their conception to final sign-off.  

- Working with the Graphic Design Manager, or creative team in an external agency, to produce concepts and final designs.  

- Liaising with external printers and acting as a point of contact for the artwork department of the studio or agency.  

- Defining budget requirements, identifying any constraints and delivering projects to time, quality and cost through effective project management.  

- Being flexible enough to learn more about unfamiliar subjects as required and applying new techniques to deliver the best solution to meet the project objectives.  

- Planning exhibition/event projects with regard to safety and manual handling aspects.

Requirements

Essential:  

- Hit the ground running  

- Got industry experience in graphic design field- with in advertising agy or in hour gd team  

- 3-4 years of experience ideal  

- Professional design education- BA graphic design or similar essential  

- Knowledge of current CAD software – use ADOBE creative suite, adobe illustrator and adobe photoshop, adobe in design  

- Primarily graphic design  

- Illustration of images  

 

- Helpful to have knowledge experience of adobe premiere and adobe after effects (video projects)  

- Good level of fitness to help with exhibition work (light lifting)  

- Ample notice given of exhibitions due to early starts / late finishes  

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