Hex Studio

Mid-Weight Graphic Designer

Based: London
Level: Mid-Weight
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 04 May 2019
Website: hexstud.io
Job Listing Added: 04 April 2019

Salary: Dependent on Experience, we are willing to pay for the good experience.
Working pattern: Monday to Friday, 9.30 to 18.00
Start date: ASAP
Location: Our Co-working space (Hex Space), London Bridge


We are on the lookout for a talented and all-around creative to join our team as a Mid-Weight Designer.


An understanding of building brands across print and digital platforms is essential as is an ability to bring passion, flair and creativity to the party as we continue to grow and expand Hex Studio.


IN A NUTSHELL


You will be working on a variety of projects across a range of clients, using your creative mind to develop awesome designs, from client brief right through to final product.
This is a pivotal design role, working side by side with our Senior Designer. You will have lots of responsibility. This role will require you to be able to handle the pressure of decision making and client requests.
We need someone who knows the design process well, creating awesome digital and print focused solutions. Please do not apply if you have no brand experience or knowledge of design processes.
You will need to work to deadlines, completing each project on time, to budget and at a high standard.
A flexible, willing and methodical approach to take on creative tasks, both as directed and under your own initiative.
We're looking for someone who is creative, energetic and enjoys everything about working at a design studio.


LIFE AT HEX STUDIO


Hex Studio’s mission is to create brand experiences that people love to interact with, regardless of the medium. We’re well underway with this mission, but we need you to help take things up a notch. Get involved and enjoy:


Cohabiting in our own Co-working Space (Hex Space) next to London Bridge Station, which is pretty sweet! We are lucky enough to be surrounded by some impressive people that make up our community
Regular team outings to the pub and the usual perks of tea, coffee and far too many chocolate biscuits.
Access to an array of activities through our co-working space such as yoga and creative skill workshops.
A well-deserved studio break between Christmas and New Year.
We also have a dog - who is the actual boss.


OUR CLIENTS


We work with startups, as well as, established brands so you’d be dealing with a range of different levels of experience, which can be challenging but rewarding. Over the last three years, we've built up quite a friendly club of companies that have worked with Hex Studio, among others: Bic, Jet 2, The Body Shop, Wilmott Dixon, Habito and Tide.


WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING


As a Mid-Weight Designer at Hex Studio, your role will be to support our Senior Designer from initial consultation through to final execution. The day to day duties of this role will include:


Meeting clients and partners to discuss and identify their problems.
Pushing our design creativity – with brilliant ideas, fantastic design and craft skills, and smart strategic thinking.
Presenting work to clients and ensuring they understand why it’s right for them.
Working collaboratively with your colleagues and keep them motivated through the agony and ecstasy of creating extraordinary work.
Creating cohesive and beautiful decks for all stages of the design process.
Take ideas and make them into design lead solutions.
Understand how to deliver a strategic experience communication across the full range of physical and digital media, and how to translate that delivery into style guidelines.


THIS IS WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR


Curiosity is king. We want you to be independent and decisive, a problem seeker and a problem solver. Someone with a small ego who will get their hands dirty to collaborate with our team to produce ace design solutions.


YOUR PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND


Have at least 3+ years of experience as a brand designer with a good understanding of design process - Preferably from a small studio or agency.
Have excellent communication skills in internal + client presentations
Experience in team building + mentoring would be an advantage, not a deal breaker.
Comfortable collaborating with developers + creative technologists.
Have a working understanding of relevant programming languages used in interactive design (HTML5, CSS, Javascript).
Hands-on designer with knowledge of pertinent design software (Adobe CS, Sketch, etc).
Experience delivering projects on brief, on time and within budget


SOME PERSONAL SKILLS WE VALUE


Have a proactive attitude and be able to give and take feedback.
Have an interest in what’s going on in the world of tech and design.
Have an eye for detail and are happy mentoring junior designers in the team.
Be approachable and friendly and take a ‘hands-on’ approach to the work.
Have a positive enthusiasm that drives you to create fantastic designs.
Great sense of humour and able to have a laugh - we are a small team so please no mardy bums.
Likes dogs.


WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR IN YOUR PORTFOLIO


Example of beautifully laid out designs.
Example of brand identity design.
Ability to explain the full design process you have undertaken.
Examples of a live project where you have solved problems.
Have exceptional conceptual and creative abilities
Have an understanding of digital design and production processes, including responsive web design.

How to Apply

Portfolio: Send your portfolio in English (2MB max) to [email protected]


Cover letter: We think your work speaks for itself, so there's no need to write a cover letter.
Other notes: Optional