Raconteur

Mid-weight Graphic Designer

Based: London
Level: Mid-Weight
Salary: £26,000 to £30,000
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 22 June 2018
Website: raconteur.net
Job Listing Added: 08 May 2018

We’re a premium publishing house and B2B content agency with special report, digital and custom publishing divisions. We combine world-class journalism, data analysis and striking graphic design to create a range of stunning, below-the-line communications. We are most famous for our special reports in The Times and The Sunday Times, but we also produce bespoke thought leadership and research for some of the world’s biggest brands, such as KPMG, Schroders and Google.


The position:
We are currently looking to hire a Midweight Graphic Designer/Illustrator to work across multiple projects, both print and digital. As part of an eclectic and growing creative department, you will work alongside senior designers and art directors to develop projects from brief to delivery.


You will create layouts, illustrations and infographics for our special reports, craft bespoke publications and data visualisations for our range of custom publishing clients, and have the opportunity to push your online design skills in our growing digital division.


A bit more about us:
We’re energetic, we’re hungry, we work hard and we have fun. Raconteur was founded in 2008 and is now based in a loft-style office by Aldgate East tube. Even though the company has seen rapid growth, we still have a tight-knit, supportive and entrepreneurial culture where we thrive on working together to create best-in-class products (which we tend to celebrate with a beer or two on a Friday). We strive for excellence, we’re committed to being open, we pride ourselves in being inquisitive, we work to create a vibrant workplace, and we are always bold in our approach.


What you’ll offer:
• Enthusiasm, energy, talent and a can-do attitude
• At least 2 years experience of editorial print design with a publisher or agency
• The confidence and ability to create original illustrations
• Experience of data visualisation and infographic creation
• Great all-round design skills with a curiosity for all sorts of multi-platform interactive content
• Mastery of InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator at a minimum, with experience of HTML/Hype, AE etc. a strong advantage
• A keen eye for detail
• Excellent ability to work under pressure on multiple projects
• An outstanding, versatile portfolio that demonstrates an ability to create clean, elegant design with that little bit extra


What we’ll offer:
• A starting salary of 26-30k p.a. dependent on experience
• Healthcare and dental insurance
• 25 days holiday per annum, with extra days added for long-service
• Rewarding work, fun times and the scope to grow creatively and professionally

How to Apply

If you think you might fit the bill and want to find out more, please get in touch with Tim, our head of design, on [email protected]