Graphic Designer - Hertford / London - MATERNITY COVER

Posted 9 April by Bonner McHardy Ltd

Bonner McHardy ltd are a full-service creative agency with a broad range of capabilities, focused on brand development and design. We are looking for an enthusiastic, mid-weight Graphic Designer to join our team on a Maternity cover basis.

THIS IS A 12 MONTH MATERNITY CONTRACT ROLE WITH A START DATE OF MID-MAY 2018

The ideal candidate will have experience of working in a client facing role in a fast-paced environment and will be split between our Hertford office and working autonomously on site in London (Marylebone) with one of our biggest clients.

The role:

We are looking for a versatile designer who can work as part of our team on an array of projects from reports, publications, presentations (PowerPoint), infographics and some HTML (though not essential). As a member of the studio, you will work with the team on a variety of different projects and clients, and therefore a multi-disciplinary background is desirable. You must be able to translate data and briefs provided by clients, work to tight deadlines, be able to create print-ready artwork.

The ideal candidate will have past experience in corporate document creation and branding, with a strong creative flair and good attention to detail.

You must be professional and well organised with the ability to work to tight deadlines within a relaxed, but fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Be a brand guardian and point of contact for design in digital and print media
  • Producing creative design solutions with the guidance of the design team
  • Overseeing projects from the initial brief to final artwork
  • Typesetting documents to existing brand guidelines and templates
  • Producing infographics and visualising complex data
  • Liaising directly with our clients and suppliers where appropriate

Skills required:

  • A strong and confident knowledge of Adobe CC - including (but not limited to) Indesign, Illustrator and Photoshop - is essential
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office including MS Powerpoint, MS Word and MS Excel
  • Experience in design for both print and digital media
  • Be able to multi-task and work efficiently under pressure
  • Strong creative background with a flair for good design and the ability to understand and develop company brands
  • Basic/intermediate knowledge of HTML is an advantage but not essential

Required skills

  • Adobe
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • Print
  • Typesetting

Application questions

Have you worked in a client facing role before? Are you happy to do so?
Do you have knowledge of Adobe creative suit? Specifically, Indesign, Illustrator and Photoshop?
Do you have knowledge of Microsoft office? Specifically, formatting presentations in Powerpoint?
Are you used to working accurately to tight deadlines?

Reference: 34861180

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