Junior Graphic Designer

Posted 18 April 2024
Salary £27000 - £34000 per annum
Job type Full time
Discipline Marketing
Contact NameSusannah Tavartkiladze

Job description

Junior Graphic Designer

Location: Warrington

Base Salary up to: £27k to £34k DOE

Full time: Permanent

Hybrid: 3 days a week onsite 2 days working from home

As a member of the Channels team, the Junior Graphic Designer will report to the Senior Graphic Designer. In this role, you'll be tasked with producing a range of assets and projects for both internal and external audiences. Creativity is key as you'll be expected to generate fresh ideas and develop innovative solutions to meet the evolving needs of the business. Ensuring brand consistency across all materials will be a primary focus in your day-to-day activities. The successful candidate will have Adobe Creative and PowerPoint.

The Role:

  • Collaborate in crafting visually captivating designs for various media platforms such as print and digital, encompassing marketing materials, social media graphics, website elements, and digital ads.
  • Adhere to established brand guidelines and tone of voice, ensuring the professional representation of each business unit through asset development.
  • Engage with internal stakeholders to ensure the brand-conscious delivery of their core messages to both internal and external audiences.
  • Oversee the creation and delivery of PowerPoint assets supporting Internal Communications and Academy (L&D) functions.
  • Participate in regular reviews of all communication channels alongside the Senior Graphic Designer to maintain alignment with brand guidelines.
  • Provide support to the Senior Graphic Designer across diverse design tasks as needed.
  • Proactively monitor design quality, accuracy, and consistency to bolster brand recognition.
  • Aid in designing master files, templates, specifications, mark-ups, and proofing processes.
  • Collaborate with the Senior Graphic Designer in prioritising ongoing projects, adhering to deadlines, and maintaining effective stakeholder communication.
  • Stay abreast of the latest design tools, techniques, and best practices to enhance skill sets and productivity.
  • Facilitate colleagues' independent and consistent work by utilising in-house templates.
  • Manage the naming, design, and archiving of all assets in accordance with agreed naming structures and internal organisation standards.

Who are we looking for?

  • Proficient in design, particularly in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, and Excel, complemented by expertise in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign).
  • Strong communication skills, fostering relationships with internal stakeholders and external agencies, demonstrating empathy towards diverse audiences.
  • Eagerness to gain marketing design experience, crafting content for both B2C and B2B audiences within specified parameters.
  • Committed to continuous professional development, fostering a collaborative team spirit and celebrating collective achievements.
  • Detail-oriented and analytical, with a flexible and efficient work approach.

Essential skills:

  • Possession of a relevant degree or qualifications in design, accompanied by a notable portfolio showcasing design flair, strategic thinking, and technical prowess across various print and digital endeavors.
  • Proven graphic design experience, including proficiency in Adobe CC Software such as Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign.
  • Extensive familiarity with PowerPoint and adeptness in utilising templates to maintain design coherence across presentations and other documents.
  • Relevant experience as a Graphic Designer and meticulous attention to detail, with a proven ability to adhere to deadlines and effectively manage delivery expectations with support from the Senior Designer.

Desirable Skills:

  • Basic proficiency in editing photography and video content.
  • Familiarity with operating a camera, coupled with an interest or awareness in motion graphics (training provided).
  • Previous experience in client interaction and agency relationship management.
  • Fundamental understanding of MailChimp, Salesforce, and Pardot (training available).
  • Familiarity with Craft or similar CMS programs (training provided).
  • Knowledge of Jira Software (training available).

Don't meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At We Are Adam, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles!

We are more than happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require.

Interested? Please apply now.

We look forward to hearing from you!