Catalysis

Junior Designer

Based: London
Level: Junior
Salary: £24,000 to £25,000
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 23 November 2018
Website: catalysis.co.uk
Twitter: @Catalysis_Comms
Job Listing Added: 24 October 2018

Catalysis is a vibrant, creative marketing agency, carrying out exciting, award-winning campaigns for the biggest and best technology companies in the world. Our portfolio of clients includes global brands in the IT and telco industries such as Intel, IBM, HPE, Autodesk, TIBCO and FICO. We actively encourage a healthy work-life balance and offer a great working environment.


Our dynamic team of designer, developers and consultants comes from a range of different backgrounds, but we all share a passion for developing and executing exemplary integrated campaigns that delight our clients and drive real results.


Over the past few years, we have recruited a team of talented designers to help us create a range of assets from digital advertising, animation, web design, video content, experiential design and interactive data visualisation through to all sorts of printed materials. These assets help our clients tell their stories and reach their target audiences in powerful, entertaining and informative ways. Here is a portfolio with some examples of our work:
http://staging.catalysis.co.uk/catalysis/folio/


About the role
We are now looking for an enthusiastic, creative and skilled junior designer to join our Studio. You’ll be someone keen to develop your existing skills by working with senior creative staff on a range of ambitious and innovative projects. Among other things, you will be responsible for helping to drive the creative direction campaigns so an understanding of typography, layout, animation and art direction will be important to help the team produce the best work possible. In return, we will offer you all the support, training, inspiration and encouragement you need to progress in your chosen career.


No day will be the same but that said, the types of activities that will form part of your job include:


• Offering input into creative meetings and sharing ideas
• Producing attractive and effective designs for all media
• Communicating with senior team members
• Liaising effectively with clients and other team members to provide creative insight and counsel
• Supporting the team throughout the execution of campaigns and projects
• Attending industry events for networking/creative inspiration and sharing your insights with the rest of the company
• Organising knowledge sharing/inspiration sessions for the marketing and PR teams


Key skills and experience
• A good knowledge of the following tools:
o InDesign
o Illustrator
o Photoshop
o After Effects
o Premiere


• Experience working with and for digital projects (CSS, Java, HTML, etc)
• Excellent communication skills with stakeholders of all levels (junior and senior / internal and external)
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Some creative industry experience
• Strong organisational skills
• Time management: the ability to meet deadlines in a high pressure environment
• A background of working as part of a design team
• The ability to see projects through from inception to production
• Consistency and high quality of work regardless of project size

How to Apply

To find out more, please send your CV and Portfolio (link or PDF) to [email protected] with the subject “Junior Designer IYCJ” and let us know why you’d be the right person for us.