Wex Photo Video

Junior Graphic Designer

Based: London
Level: Junior
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 26 January 2019
Twitter: @wextweets
Job Listing Added: 03 January 2019

Job description
Purpose


Responsible for creating design solutions that have a high visual impact. The role involves working to a brief and listening to stakeholders to understand their needs while adhering to brand guidelines before making design decisions. The work demands creative flair, up-to-date knowledge of industry software and a professional approach to time, costs and deadlines.


Targets


Ensure deadlines are met in line with production schedules
Create artwork that meets business objectives
Maintain brand consistency across all assets
Ensure all outputs meet third party production specifications/channels specifications where applicable


Key Accountabilities


Create engaging customer emails that inspire and sell product to the target market (B2C and B2B)
Create engaging web advertising through use of Photoshop to create animated gifs and or HTML5 code
Thinking creatively to produce new ideas and concepts
Meeting key stakeholders to discuss the business objectives and requirements of the job
Interpreting the business needs and developing a concept to meet objectives
Developing design briefs by gathering information and data through research
Using logic to redefine a design brief within the constraints of cost and time
Proofreading to produce accurate and high-quality work
Working on layouts and art working pages ready for print
Create visually engaging point-of-sale, exhibition/events assets and outdoor advertising when required
Keeping abreast of emerging technologies in new media, particularly design programs such as InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop.
Working as part of a team with printers, copywriters, photographers, other designers, web developers and marketing specialists.


Experience and Qualifications


Fluent in English with an excellent standard of written and verbal communication
Adobe Creative Cloud – InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat Professional,
HTML5/CSS3
Understanding of print processes and creating compliant web elements
Understanding of MSOffice – Word, PowerPoint and Excel


Preferences


Graphic design qualification
Minimum 1 year experience, possibly as a Junior Graphic Designer within the retail sector


Ideal but not essential


An interest in photography
Experience of mobile responsive design
Flash animation and or Adobe after-effects skills
Experience of using Dotmailer to create emails