Graphic Designer

LOCATION:
London, UK
SALARY:
£22000 - 25000
COMPANY:
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  • 31 August 2022

About the Job

Calling all aspiring creatives

We have an exciting opportunity for a full-time Graphic Designer to join our Design Team. This role will primarily be remote with the opportunity to work in our London studio.

Barker Langham is a leading cultural consultancy, specialising in the visioning, strategic planning and development of pioneering and sustainable cultural heritage projects across the globe. We have offices in London, Berlin, Dubai, Shanghai, Vancouver and New York – and our team and projects are based around the world.

This is the perfect opportunity for an ambitious, talented Designer to kick-start their career in an exceptionally diverse, successful and progressive cultural organisation. So, if you have a passion for design and a killer portfolio – alongside being bright, meticulous, keen to learn and fun to work with – then we want to hear from you.

Main Responsibilities

Work closely with the Senior Graphic Designers as well as the wider team members on cultural projects of various sizes and scales
Design and assist the development of social media assets, documents and presentations using templates and style sheets
Make sure the design production adheres to brand guidelines
Assist in the preparation of bids and marketing materials
Prepare artworks for professional print, applying printer specifications
Maintain accurate files and records
Manage personal workflow and schedule
Participate in project team meetings and be comfortable presenting ideas and designs
Flexible in work hours when necessary

Required Skills and Experience

1-2 years professional experience as a graphic designer, ideally in a similar role (or recently graduated)
A graphic design degree
Mac literate and able to use Adobe Creative Cloud suite of software including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
Proficiency in using Microsoft Office and Google Suite
A killer portfolio of work including layouts / editorials
Demonstrated ability in the creation of infographics, and strong experience working on InDesign templates following brand guidelines
Attention to detail, strong aesthetic, knowledge of typography and layout principles
A creative problem solver – joined up thinking – you’re able to think steps ahead
Flexible, collaborative, and resourceful hands-on approach
Good time-management skills, able to work across several diverse projects simultaneously
Strong organisational, communication, and multi-tasking skills
Meeting demanding timescales, whilst maintaining the highest standards
Good interpersonal skills and the ability to request support when appropriate
Ability to work effectively independently and as part of a team
Constantly staying tuned in to the latest developments in the design world, and with a natural curiosity for the world at large

Highly Desirable

Knowledge or interest in the heritage and culture sector, experience working for exhibitions or museums
Confident in laying out Arabic text
Animation / Illustration skills

How to apply
Please email your CV and portfolio to the Design Manager, Melissa (melissa@barkerlangham.com) by 6pm on 4 August 2022 and keep any PDF file sizes below 10MB. Applications without portfolios will not be considered.

We are a small team at Barker Langham so we try to keep the interview process as simple as possible.

Interview 1: We’d like to get to know who you are and how you see the world. We’d like you to ask us a few questions too. This interview will last 30-45 minutes and be with the Design Manager and the Projects Manager.

Interview 2: If you’re invited to a second interview you will meet the Director and Head of Experience, during this 30-45 minute session you will be asked more questions and also have the opportunity to ask them questions too.

If successful, you will be notified from the Design Manager that the role is yours.

Tagged as: Creative, Design, Media


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