APCO Worldwide

Junior Presentations Designer

Based: London
Level: Junior
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 17 May 2018
Twitter: @apcoworldwide
Job Listing Added: 19 April 2018

APCO Worldwide, a global communications agency, is looking for a Graduate/Junior presentations, portfolio and case study design specialist to join our team in London. This is a globally-minded, creatively-open and strategically driven position to help clients and agency client teams make an impact and breakthrough in an increasingly distracted, noise-filled environment. This role is to help both the broader creative community at APCO and client teams to convey stories, visualize concepts and bring ideas to life through words and visuals.


The Ideal Fit:
We are looking for a recent graduate (up to two years experience) – junior level presentation designer/artworker with a great talent for developing interesting and engaging presentation materials – particularly in PowerPoint and/or other platforms.


You are expected to bring stories and content to life by creating highly creative, visually compelling, practical and emotionally engaging designs. Your main responsibility will be designing powerful presentations, including visual ‘vertical slice’ mockups of finished campaigns for multiple platforms. – to bring strategic ideas to life.


The successful applicant will most likely have the following attributes: 
-  A very strong portfolio of Graphic Design with extensive competency in Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign
- Either industry experience in, or self-motivated projects, demonstrating unique and innovative digital PowerPoint presentations, or other presentation experiences – such as pitch documents – most likely for creative, digital, advertising or communications agencies. This communication skill will also be strongly evident in your own portfolio presentation – be that in PDF, or online.
- Have a portfolio which demonstrates a keen understanding of artworking from senior design templates, understanding lengthy brand guidelines, as well as taking initiative in research for brands when there is not such clear guidance. - Demonstration you can interpret very loose briefs and still work to tight schedules, despite constantly changing content. 


Qualifications
• BA in Design, or strong portfolios showcasing your creative thinking process as well as visually compelling, practical and emotionally engaging design work
• Fluency in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign) and Microsoft Office in particular with PowerPoint. Other presentation platform knowledge will be beneficial, such as ReadyMag, or Prezzi.
• Excellent organizational and communication skills
• Excellent attention to detail
• Strong time management and multitasking abilities in a fast-paced environment
• Keen ability to take criticism and incorporate feedback to make your designs better
• Up to 2 Years of experience in PR, advertising, branding or agency experience a plus


About APCO Worldwide:
Named “Best EMEA Network To Work For, 2017” by The Homes Report, APCO Worldwide is a global communications consultancy. We help the most innovative organisations adapt and thrive in this fast-moving, interconnected and complex world, enabling them to reach their business and societal goals. We bring our clients' work to life creatively and digitally through diverse thinking and a campaign mentality that is not limited by any particular service or discipline, but embraces a variety of integrated tactics to achieve success. APCO is a majority employee- and women-owned business. For more information, please visit www.apcoworldwide.com.


You will be working in a growing in-house design team of 3-5, reporting to the Creative Director, Senior Designer, and the Deputy MD and Director Global Marketing.

How to Apply

Send your CV, a cover letter stating why you are the ideal candidate for this role, and a PDF/online Portfolio: To: Graham Brooks - Creative Director – [email protected] />Cc: Senior Director/Deputy MD Global Marketing – Alexandra Bigland – [email protected] />Titled: “Application: Presentations Designer - YOURNAME”