Graphic Designer

  • Job Reference: AWDO-C4549
  • Date Posted: 30 November 2018
  • Recruiter: Big Lottery Fund
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Generous Benefits
  • Sector: New Media, Media & Creative
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

Every year, we distribute millions of pounds of the National Lottery's good cause money to community groups and charitable projects around the UK


JOB DETAILS:

 

Graphic Designer who has previous commercial experience delivering creative design and content with strong typography skills and experience using Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign is required for the Big Lottery Fund based in London.

 

SALARY: £30,000 - £35,000 pro rata + Generous Benefits      

LOCATION: London

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, 12 Month Fixed-Term Contract

WORKING HOURS: 37 Hours per Week

 

APPLICATION PROCESS: Candidates will be required to complete an online application form and the details will be emailed over separately. Please keep an eye out for our email.

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a talented Graphic Designer who has previous commercial experience delivering creative design and content with strong typography skills and experience using Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign

As the Graphic Designer, you will join our team at an exciting time as we launch our new brand. You will be joining a fast-paced, creative team and working closely with colleagues in the Engagement Directorate and across the organisation.

Working with other members of the Brand and Digital teams, you will play a key role in overseeing the creative development of our refreshed brand as it is rolled-out across the UK.

As the Graphic Designer, you will receive briefs from across the organisation and design materials for a wide range of audiences. You will be integral to the design and representation of our visual identity and will provide design support for all of our UK offices.

This role will require the ability to interrogate briefs and provide strategic advice and guidance on how to create high quality, on brand products.

As the Graphic Designer, will keep up-to-date on the latest in design aesthetics, providing guidance on a range of design applications to enhance our brand presence and impact.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about design and always striving to produce work of the highest standard.

 

ABOUT US

We are the largest community funder in the UK – we’re proud to award money raised by National Lottery players to communities across the UK. Last year alone we gave out over half a billion pounds (£508.5 million) of National Lottery funding to over 11,000 community projects across the UK, enabling even more people and communities to bring their ideas and ambitions to life.

At the heart of everything we do is the belief that when people are in the lead, communities thrive. National Lottery funding is open to everyone and we’re privileged to be able to work with the smallest of grassroots groups right up to large UK-wide charities.

We are looking for diverse and talented people who share our values and are passionate about funding great ideas that matter to communities and make a difference to people’s lives.

 

IDEAL CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong practical experience of delivering creative design and content to support external and internal facing materials
  • Strong typography skills, experience of Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • HTML and CSS experience
  • Good communication and editing skills
  • The ability to help support communication activities around influencing objectives and different target audiences
  • Planning and resource management skills and the ability to work to deadlines
  • Able to work under pressure and manage competing priorities
  • Experience in integrated communications activity using a variety of channels
  • Able to interrogate briefs and provide design and communications expertise to colleagues
  • Experience of working in a similar role, either in-house or agency

 

BENEFITS FOR YOU

We seek to develop our staff and offer a wide range of personal development opportunities.

We offer a wide range of generous benefits including:

  • Generous annual leave and company pension scheme
  • Flexible working to support staff with their work/life balance, taking into account things such as caring responsibilities, worship and attendance at religious festivals
  • Enhanced paid maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Season ticket and cycle to work loans
  • Paid volunteering leave

We are an equal opportunities employer and celebrate the diversity of our staff. We positively encourage applications from individuals regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We also offer opportunities for part-time employment. We welcome applicants who can speak a second language.

 

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Candidates will be required to complete an online application form and the details will be emailed over separately. Please keep an eye out for our email.

JOB REF: AWDO-C4549

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