Visual / digital designer

Visual / digital designer
Employer: Calvert 22 Foundation
Salary: £29.000 - £32.000 depending on experience
Location: Shoreditch, London

Job title: Visual designer / Digital designer
Reporting to: Executive Director
Hours: Full time
Salary: £29.000 - £32.000 depending on experience
Contract: Permanent with 6 months probation period

The role of the Visual designer / Digital designer is to strengthen the organisation’s brand and to artistically lead in creating concepts and designs for a variety of platforms, including our award winning online journal, web, visual media and marketing collateral. The Visual designer / Digital designer will enhance our message and make it exciting and a pleasing experience, with the skill to transform verbal ideas into multimedia experiences.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities
- Work within the Calvert 22 brand guidelines to create layouts for the journal and elsewhere that reinforce the organisation’s style or voice through its visual touchpoints.
- Establish the look and feel for various interfaces, including web, mobile etc.
- Design logos, icons and infographics.
- Work with the journal team to visualise content, creating layouts that align with the foundation's brand guidelines.
- Create and organize production assets including resizing assets for different devices (tablet, mobile and web).
- Source and produce images and video footage.
- Work with a component library.
- Support the marketing team with marketing collateral incl. digital and print.
- Ensure brand cohesiveness across all design projects.
- Scope time and resource required to complete the project work.
- Line manager for design team incl. consultants.

Person Specification
• Aesthetic and creative with a good eye for a winning concept.
• Ability to successfully juggle multiple projects while effectively managing timelines and expectations without compromising quality.
• Create and inspire engagement that meets strategic marketing objectives for the foundation.
• Excellent attention to detail.
• Good team player and communicator with the ability to effectively take direction as well as direct.

Skills, experience and qualifications required:
• 4+ years experience with transitions, animation, motion design and dynamic interaction.
• Excellent visual, written and verbal communication skills, along with presentation and negotiation skills.
• Up to date with the latest technologies, best practices and what’s trending, with a solid foundation in typography, layout and design.
• Strong problem-solving skills.
• Solid proficiency with Adobe Design Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign).
• Videography.
• Effectively communicate design visions through graphics and mockups
• Strong portfolio, please provide link with your application.

To apply for this position please send your CV and covering letter (maximum one page) detailing your suitability to Please state the position you are applying for in the email subject box. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Closing date for applications is Monday 29th January 2018.

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