Middleweight Graphic Designer

Based: London
Level: Mid-Weight
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 14 December 2018
Twitter: @canoeinc
Job Listing Added: 15 November 2018

As a middleweight designer, you will sit within the creative team and help conceptualise and create compelling content through photo, video, and social media campaigns for our clients and in-house channels. Ideally, you will also be a skilled photographer and videographer and have the post-production skills to edit, grade and output across content across multiple social and online platforms. The ideal candidate will have a strong passion for brand storytelling, demonstrable familiarity with social media. You’ll be an aspirational Art Director; idea led and always looking to maximise an opportunity to create attention-grabbing content in an impactful and engaging way.

This role will suit someone with a photography or design background with two/three years experience in or working with relevant marketing, creative or social agencies.

What we’re looking for:
* A skilled image maker, comfortable capturing both stills and video.
* Post-Production skills are essential; the ability to edit, grade, retouch stills, video and sound is a must.
* We want an ideas person, skilled at originating and communicating concepts; verbally and through concept decks/storyboards
* As a visual thinker, you’ll also be comfortable art-directing as well as being behind the lens
* An ability to conceptualise, create, and design social media visuals and stories to connect, engage and inspire consumers to act.
* Incorporate creative feedback from key stakeholders to finalise content assets for distribution.
* Ability to balance priorities within an ever-changing work environment and to work within tight deadlines.
* Excellent written/verbal communication and copywriting skills and an ability to build trust resulting in effective working relationships across the company.
* Motivated and proactive, analytical, organised, eager to learn, and detail-oriented.
* Demonstration of innovation and initiative – always looking at improving our products and processes while also displaying a willingness to dive into the details and help out wherever necessary.


* Bachelor’s degree in photography, design or relevant creative studies
* Previous experience working at or with social, marketing, advertising agencies
* Skilled and experienced with Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere, InDesign.) required.
* A firm knowledge of digital design (including web design, banner ads, social media graphics etc.)
* Candidates will need to demonstrate a solid understanding of the business requirements of social media

Partner with the Social Media Coordinator to ensure all social media content and assets align with broader editorial calendar and yearly strategies.

* Ability to work with Paid social and Analytics team to create optimised content that will perform as best as possible with paid support and gauge performance to develop best practices and ways to optimise/apply learnings to current and future posts.

Help visualise the content strategy for our client's social media channels, which includes formatting for all applicable social networks; Detailed understanding of our competitive landscape so to set us apart; An eye for trends and types of new content/campaigns that could work for our clients.

* Ability to 'connect the business dots’ anticipate how a decision made can affect our customers, our partners, our products or other departments’ operations and morale

How to Apply

Email a cover letter, CV with links to work examples to [email protected]