Hauser & Wirth

Graphic Designer

Based: London
Level: Mid-Weight, Junior
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 18 February 2019
Website: hauserwirth.com
Twitter: @HauserWirth
Job Listing Added: 11 February 2019

Hauser & Wirth 
Job Description: Graphic Designer


Personal specification:
We are looking for a precise, proactive, technically proficient and creative Graphic Designer to join our London team. The ideal candidate enjoys working within a fast-paced and dynamic environment and has a minimum of 3 years’ experience in an equivalent role. Meticulous attention to detail is essential, along with the ability to prioritise a varied workload, strong interpersonal skills and experience of project management.


Print


  • Design, artwork and oversee production of print and designed materials, including exhibition packs, announcement cards, leaflets and other ephemera
  • Work in collaboration with the Graphic Designer to support design projects from concept to delivery
  • Liaise with printers and other production companies

Ad hoc Design and Print Projects


  • Design and artwork dinner invitations, menus, events’ flyers, booklets, posters, packaging etc., adhering to the gallery’s corporate identity guidelines
  • Design and artwork materials in support of Hauser & Wirth Publishers
  • Create assets related to exhibition and way-finding signage, including digital screen templates, vinyl graphics and rub downs
  • Other ad hoc projects as required
  • Execute print projects in-house as needed

Art fairs


  • Design and production of highlight packs and artwork publications for allocated art fairs
  • Artwork and produce wall signage and labels for allocated art fairs

Digital


  • Create social media assets, including animated GIFs, as required
  • Assist with editing of video clips for social media, website and sales team
  • Edit, colour correct and reformat images using Adobe Photoshop

Support


  • Support wider UK team by acting as design support for the marketing & communications team members using Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat and Illustrator
  • Provide creative input for marketing campaigns and assist with ideas for social media content
  • Participate in the day to day operations of the communications team
  • Liaise with the wider team re design projects

Print operations management:


  • Colour-managed workflow
  • Quality control
  • Pre-press proofing for print standards
  • Control stock levels, order print consumables
  • Cost reporting

The successful candidate will have the following attributes:


  • Educated to degree level (BA required)
  • Professional qualification in Graphic Design
  • Excellent written and communication skills, as well as analytical organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to both project manage and design
  • Strong interest in the art and ideally experience in the art and culture sector
  • A knowledge of the latest developments in typography
  • Excellent skills in Adobe CC2017/18, particularly Photoshop and InDesign (essential), working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Mac OSX and Excel
  • Knowledge of digital best practice
  • Experience of working with art organisations and exhibitions is preferable
  • Additional languages are desirable, in particular: German, Chinese or Spanish

How to Apply

To apply, please email [email protected] with a CV, design portfolio and cover letter (as PDF or online link). Please note this is a full time position.