The Roald Dahl Story Company Ltd

Junior Graphic Designer

Based: London
Level: Junior
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Fixed-term
Applications Close: 09 July 2018
Website: roalddahl.com
Twitter: @roald_dahl
Job Listing Added: 13 June 2018

Contract: 6 months fixed term contract
Working pattern: Monday to Friday
Start date: ASAP
Location: Marylebone, London, United Kingdom


The Company


Roald Dahl was a spy, ace fighter-pilot, chocolate historian and medical inventor. He was also the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG and many more brilliant stories. He remains the World’s No.1 storyteller.


The Roald Dahl Story Company manages the stories of Roald Dahl, across a number of channels including book, theatre, movies, TV marketing, brand partnerships and merchandise.


The Junior Graphic Designer will be responsible for creating imaginative and creative print and digital assets for a variety of departments, including product development; marketing; brand partnerships; publishing; social media and more.


Reporting into the Licensing and Design Director, the Junior Graphic Designer will be responsible for a variety of visual communications, including:


*The creation and upkeep of brand, product and marketing calendars and presentations
*Asset management
*Product development research projects
*Product direction and approvals (from brand licensees)
*Style guide creation and development
*Design approvals
*Product mockups
*Packaging
*Brand guidelines
*Keynote presentations
*The creation of a variety of brand assets including:
- social assets
- brand partnership assets
- marketing calendars
- presentations
- infographics
- character art and iconography
- typography


The successful candidate for the role of Junior Graphic Designer will:


*Have high-level knowledge and experience in using the Adobe Creative Cloud suite (InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator are essential)
*Have high-level knowledge and experience in using Keynote
*Have a demonstrable background working with multi-disciplinary, branded content and strong typographic skills, evidenced in your portfolio
*Be flexible to working in a number of creative areas, including product development ideas and product approvals
*Be able to create product mock ups (both CAD and true-to-life)
*Be comfortable working within brand guidelines, but have the skillset and confidence to think creatively and expand them
*Be an extremely confident and capable designer, with a great eye for style and presentation, whilst being receptive to feedback and able to handle direction from the team
*Be well-organised, understanding the importance of sticking to briefing deadlines, using their own initiative when carrying out tasks
*Have a strong interest in the entertainment industry, brand licensing and management
*Be well-versed in asset management and the importance of consistent brand guidelines
*Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, with attention to detail
*Be comfortable creating to both a hand finished and digital aesthetic
*Have experience in creating GIF’s and basic animated content
*Know and love Roald Dahl’s stories!

How to Apply

In order to be considered for this role, candidates must submit their: 1) CV
2) PDF portfolio and
3) A cover letter outlining why they would be a good fit for the role to Livvy Chan (HR Manager) at [email protected] The applications will be reviewed after the closing date of Friday 6th July 2018. Many thanks!