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

Summary
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 jobs@calvert22.org. 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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