Presentation Designer

Cambridge, UK
£28000 - 33000
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  • 2 August 2024

About the Job

Role Summary

Responsibilities: You will be involved in the creation and delivery of visually engaging presentations for a wide range of internal and external stakeholders. You will collaborate with project teams to refine the narrative, flow, and design of presentations that communicate complex information in a creative and digestible format
Salary: £28,000 to £33,000 per annum, depending on your qualifications and previous experience
Benefits: Discretionary profit share bonuses, hybrid working options, generous holiday allowance, flexible working hours, employer pension contributions, comprehensive travel insurance, private medical insurance, critical illness cover, income protection, full funding for external training, interest-free travel loan scheme, discounted gym memberships, and more
Role Type: Full-time, permanent
Start Date: We are currently recruiting for start dates throughout 2024, including September and October, and you will be asked to state your availability on your application form
Location: This role is available in our Global Headquarters in Cambridge, as well as our Manchester and Bristol offices
About the Role

As a Presentation Designer in our Creative team, you will play a key role in the design and delivery of a wide range of creative, visually appealing presentations for internal teams and our clients within the healthcare sector.

You will be involved in all stages of development, from the creation of initial concepts and narratives based on the key messages and brief, to technical execution of the visual design. This will involve collaborating with the Creative team, project managers, and clients at the outset of projects to determine the scope and purpose. You will then produce presentations to high standards of clarity, accuracy, and design, providing technical insight and guidance to project teams, where required.

At Costello Medical, our in-house Creative team are passionate about data visualisation and optimising the way scientific content is communicated. We are also committed to supporting projects where we believe our skills can make a meaningful difference to healthcare. Therefore, you will have the opportunity to support not only commercial projects, but also the delivery of pro bono work for charities and the public sector.

Key responsibilities:

Creating and designing both internal and external slide decks that meet project briefs, with a key focus on layout, animation, transitions, interactivity, and data visualisation
Building presentation templates, design assets, and pitch decks to enhance the company’s creative and business development strategies
Bringing new and innovative ideas to presentations, whilst supporting the narrative and flow as outlined in project briefs
Ensuring presentations are delivered in a timely manner, and on budget, with a key focus on the high quality and professional appearance of all deliverables
Leading the way in presentation design for the company, keeping abreast of industry trends and advancements, and providing team training where required
About You

We are looking for an individual with proven skills in presentation design to complement our rapidly-growing Creative team. You will have a great understanding of aesthetics and a meticulous attention to detail. You will also take pride in delivering excellent service internally to colleagues and externally to clients, and will enjoy working in a fast-paced environment.

This role requires you to have a problem-solving mindset and strong design skills, as well as exceptional organisation and self-motivation. An eagerness to work both independently and collaboratively to find solutions is a must.

Essential requirements for the role are:

A degree level or higher qualification in a design-related discipline (minimum 2.1), in addition to a strong presentation design portfolio. We welcome applications from candidates with a diverse range of specialisms, including but not limited to; Graphic Design, Digital Design, Graphic Communication Design, Marketing, Digital Communications
At least 1 year of professional experience in a design-related role, preferably within an agency setting
Expert technical ability in Microsoft PowerPoint, including the development of templates, working with slide masters and themes, as well as a strong understanding of animation and interactivity
Good knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Adobe Illustrator
Experience working with a wide range of creative assets to design visually engaging presentations that adhere to internal or client brand guidelines
An understanding of fundamental design principles, including typography, hierarchy, and layout
A problem-solving mindset, and the confidence to discuss solutions with a wide range of audiences, including both colleagues and clients
Exceptional organisational and time management skills, an excellent level of productivity, and the flexibility to respond to changing deadlines
The ability to maintain exceptional customer service and quality of deliverables under multiple competing demands
Excellent attention to detail
Strong communication skills and the ability to build robust and sustainable working relationships
You will receive comprehensive one-to-one training from experienced members of the team, learning about the technical aspects of the role as well as effective communication.

About Costello Medical

Costello Medical is a rapidly growing global healthcare agency specialising in medical communications, market access and health economic and outcomes research. We work with a wide range of clients, including the industry’s most successful pharmaceutical and medical technology companies, patient and public health bodies and charitable organisations. Our mission is to be a community of the very best people, building trusted partnerships across the healthcare sector by delivering an exceptional service. Our vision is to be a leading global partner consistently striving for meaningful and outstanding contributions that improve people’s health and lives.

We are committed to our company values which are central to creating our fun, friendly and innovative workplace in which we strive to deliver the highest standards of quality. As a result, we have been listed in The Top 100 Companies To Work For list for six consecutive years.

On 27th May 2022 Costello Medical received its certification as a B Corporation. We are really proud of this achievement as it demonstrates that Costello Medical is meeting the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance. We underwent a rigorous assessment that covered the whole of our business including employee benefits, charitable giving, and sustainability. We believe this certification is external validation of our mission to be a force for good.

The Recruitment Process

Our recruitment process includes a telephone interview with a member of the Talent Acquisition team. If successful, you will be invited to an interview, which includes a portfolio review, with senior members of our Creative team. Our standard recruitment process usually lasts around 2 to 4 weeks, however this can be adapted if necessary.

As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce and, throughout the recruitment process, there are a number of reasonable adjustments we can provide. Please contact the People Team should you require reasonable adjustments at any stage.

We are currently recruiting for start dates throughout 2024, including September and October, and you will be asked to state your availability on your application form. Whilst there are no set application deadlines, we would strongly recommend applying as early as possible so that we can begin processing your application, as the role will close when suitable candidates are found.

Visa Sponsorship

Please note that this role does not meet the eligibility criteria for visa sponsorship, and you will therefore need the right to work in the UK independently from the company.

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