Breakthrough Media

Graphic Designer

Based: London
Level: Mid-Weight
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 31 August 2018
Job Listing Added: 02 August 2018

Who are we?
Breakthrough is a full-service communications agency that helps governments, communities, businesses, and NGOs address some of the most complex issues facing the world today and deliver positive social change. We work with global networks of influencers, including activists, NGOs, singers, sports stars, vloggers and businesses whom we partner with to deliver a broad range of campaigns.

As an integrated communications agency, we are able to research, plan and execute complex multimedia campaigns using our in-house resources.

What’s the team like?
Brimming with ideas and motivated by the desire to deliver the most exciting, innovative and ground-breaking creative solutions, the creative department’s exceptional pool of talent is second to none in the industry. You will be working with a remarkable team of award-winning designers and copywriters, whose talent is nurtured and encouraged to flourish by our creative leadership.

What’s the role?
We are now looking for a dynamic Junior or Middleweight Designer to join our growing London office. As a member of the design team you’ll apply your expertise to deliver stunning creative concepts to meet client briefs and expectations. You’ll be responsible for creating design work for a variety of platforms, including print, direct mail, digital, social and film, ensuring we always deliver campaigns of the highest creative standard.

You’ll be working hand-in-hand with designers and film production teams to bring ideas to life and influence changes in audience behavior through ideas, creativity and the use of media.

You will be involved in projects from inception to completion, championing the design concept both within the Creative and Digital team and more widely across the agency. You’ll bring expertise to the agency and will provide advice and share knowledge with your colleagues.

What you’ll be doing…
• Work with colleagues across departments to understand project scope and objectives.
• Generating ideas and innovative design concepts that address campaign objectives and selling them both internally and externally with the client.
• Forging and executing exciting and stunning design ideas across multiple media platforms.
• Communicating design ideas effectively, enabling others to buy into your vision.
• Maintaining high standards and ensuring only the very best work is released to the client.
• Working collaboratively across the Creative and Digital team and the wider agency to drive up standards of creativity.
• Working at pace to deliver high quality work under pressure and often to tight timescales.
• Keeping up to date with latest design trends, concepts and technologies, ensuring we are always at the forefront of cutting edge design.
• Providing support and advice to other members of the Creative and Digital team.

What we need from you…
As part of our design team, you will have the experience and professionalism to produce the highest quality design work across different media platforms. You will have a full understanding of graphic design, typography and digital standards and experience of executing projects of all sizes at pace and to budget.

• Exceptional creativity, innovation, originality and a strong visual eye
• Significant graphic design experience
• Thorough understanding of typographic, UX/UI and design trends
• Interest in photography and its ability to improve design
• Excellent communication and presentation skills
• Ability to foster co-operative, positive working relationships with all internal teams
• Excellent knowledge of Adobe’s CC suite and Sketch
• Meticulous eye for detail
• Comfortable working at pace and under pressure
• Ability to grasp client needs and deliver effective and practical solutions
• Knowledge of the print process and new developments in design software

Lastly, we’re committed to hiring a diverse workforce from different professional and cultural backgrounds, and to that end we encourage a variety of people to our company to represent the diverse range of subjects associated with our projects.

How to Apply

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