Raconteur

Junior/Mid-weight Graphic Designer

Based: London
Level: Mid-Weight, Junior
Salary: £22,000 to £28,000
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 31 August 2018
Website: raconteur.net
Job Listing Added: 19 July 2018

Raconteur is a premium publishing house with special report, digital and custom publishing divisions.


We are committed to excellence across all our products and services by combining first-class journalism, data analysis, editorial imagery and striking graphic design.


We specialise in producing content for business decision-makers across print, web and video. 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 either a mid-weight or a junior Graphic Designer 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 custom publishing clients and in-house marketing department; and have the opportunity to push your online design skills in our growing digital division.


A bit more about us:
We strive for excellence, we’re committed to being open, we pride ourselves in being inquisitive, we work to create a vibrant workplace, and are always bold in our approach. We’re dynamic, we’re hungry, we work hard and we have fun. Raconteur was founded in 2008 and is now based in a loft-style office in Aldgate East. 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). Visit us on Instagram to learn more about our people and products: @raconteur_london.


Raconteur is an equal opportunities employer and we encourage applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief or sexual orientation.


What you’ll offer:
• Enthusiasm, energy, and a can-do attitude
• A proven talent for editorial design
• The confidence and ability to create original illustrations, data visualisations and infographics
• 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:
• Pension scheme
• Private health and dental insurance
• 25 days holiday per annum, +1 additional day holiday for each year worked at the company
• Mentor scheme for all new employees
• One day per month work from home policy
• Discounted gym membership and a range of additional perks
• Extensive training programme and development opportunities
• Lots of social activities
• Well stocked drinks fridge
• 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]