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Communications and Graphics Assistant

Job Added: 07 May 2019
Applications Close: 06 June 2019
Level: Junior
Contract: Full Time
Based: London
Salary: Undisclosed
Website: dsdha.co.uk
Twitter: @dsdha

Communications and Graphics Assistant

An exciting opportunity exists for a Communications and Graphics Assistant to join our busy architecture and design studio in Vauxhall, London. We are looking for a highly creative, proactive and self-motivated individual who will be working as a key member of the communications team, supporting the studio across the areas of both business development and design.

Reporting to the Communications and Marketing Manager, the successful candidate will work on a wide range of activities from graphic identity designs to presentations, applications and architectural projects. Additional duties will include ensuring that our website remains current, informative and user friendly, laying out high-quality competition bids, coordinating our graphic reference materials and supporting the wider team as necessary.

We are keen to hear from designers who can demonstrate the enthusiasm and self-starting attitude required. Above all, we are looking for someone who can add a new dimension to the team.

Skills and experience required:

• expert user of Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Adobe Suite and PowerPoint
• great aptitude and enthusiasm for graphic layout and typography, in both digital and print channels
• excellent organisational skills, with the ability to work both independently and within a team in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines
• excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the confidence to liaise with senior management as well as with external collaborators and contractors
• able to show a wide range of ideas from concept to delivery in an exciting and well-presented portfolio
• a demonstrable interest in the built environment
• experience within the architectural industry will be a distinct advantage
• experience of video editing, web design, 3D software and OpenAsset will be an advantage

Key Responsibilities:

• design and production of communication and marketing materials
• design and production of competition and speculative bid submissions
• enabling successful communication of our company identity
• coordination of in-house graphic reference materials and standards
• maintaining the image database and website
• assisting architectural teams with graphic and diagrammatic tasks
• translating technical drawings into clear, communicative and eye-catching products
• liaising with printers and contractors as required
• photographing architectural models and the working studio environment
• administrative support to the Communications and Marketing Manager

How to apply

Applications should be emailed to [email protected] and should consist of:

• covering letter stating your salary expectations, reasons why you would like to join us and date from when you are available
• CV
• reduced size portfolio, including examples of work that demonstrate the skills required

DSDHA is an Equal Opportunities Employer