Graphic Design Manager

Graphic Design Manager
Employer: Natural History Museum
Salary: £37,721 per annum plus benefits
Location: London

The Natural History Museum is one of the world’s leading museums, internationally recognised for its dual role as a centre of excellence in scientific research and as a leader in public engagement.

This role is responsible for providing creative graphic design direction and leadership across the Museum’s public facing activities and designated internal communications. The post-holder will support the Head of Design and work closely with the Exhibition Design Manager to develop a sophisticated design language for the Museum.

The post-holder will be responsible for managing the in-house graphic designers and overseeing the work of external graphic designers, to ensure a consistent and coherent approach across both. This role is responsible for setting graphic design standards across multiple outputs including communications collateral, digital products / platforms, exhibitions and galleries. The post-holder will oversee the successful delivery of graphics from concept design to production, managing communication with internal clients to ensure delivery to agreed deadlines.

To be successful in this role you will have a degree (or equivalent) in a design related area with experience across a range of design. You will have a comprehensive experience of developing and working with visual identities, using established brand guidelines in a studio or agency, with an in depth understanding and experience of design and delivery of signage and way-finding across complex estates in historic buildings

You will be experienced in graphic design across print and digital with a good understanding of print production and repro processes. You will have excellent organisational, planning and administrative skills and ability to coordinate multiple activities to meet deadlines and to budget and the Ability to present design solutions with confidence and influence internal stakeholders to achieve ‘buy-in’.

Application should be via a CV and cover letter. These should be submitted together with no more than 6 A3 PDF files showing examples of your work relevant to this application.

Salary: £37,721 per annum plus benefits
Contract: Permanent Appointment
Closing date: 9am on Wednesday 1 March 2017

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