Junior Materials Designer

Recruiter
Manchester Education
Location
Manchester
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
17 May 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
ORGANISATION OVERVIEW
This company specialises on selling bespoke educational packages to coporate clients. The brand always aim to provide an unrivalled service. They understand that quality is the most important part of any course and ensure that all their courses are accredited by the recognised awarding body within their industry.

The client is looking for a new Junior Materials Designer who will be responsible for producing high quality, on brand, printed and digital materials across the range of the companys programmes that enhance the learner experience.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

 To design and amend from concept to finished artwork, a range of engaging materials including books, page layouts, illustrations/graphics, templates design and covers for both paper-based and digital learning solutions

 Work closely with all staff and other stakeholders in the development of high quality materials.

 Offer suggestions to improve the learning materials, focusing on providing the best possible experience for customers.

 Find innovative uses for content to be developed into blended and online learning.

 Keep and maintain appropriate, accurate records and documentation throughout each stage of a project. Ensure checklists are completed and details entered into the departmental database system.

 Ensure that copyright and IP rules are adhered to and brand guidelines are followed.

 Prioritise own workload and work proactively and flexibly to ensure deadlines are met

FINANCIAL ACCONTABILITIES:

 Consider cost implications when designing a product.

 Responsible for purchasing images whilst remaining within defined budgets.

Benefits Package include:
Pension contribution, flexible working, 26 days holiday increasing to 35 in service.

Centre Benefits:
Free parking, onsite Starbucks and canteen, outside seating and fountain areas, accessible location

Additional:
This role requires a DBS.

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, & SKILLS:

Qualifications:
 Degree level qualification or relevant experience or professional qualification
 Numeracy and literacy skills

Previous Experience:
Good knowledge of using PowerPoint
 Proven experience of using Adobe packages including InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.
 Maintaining current and up-to-date design skills and use of software packages, including those listed above.
 Experience of using Mac computer systems in a design studio environment is essential.
 Experience of design for the web and digital media is an advantage.

Job Specific Skills:
 Excellent skills in Adobe Creative Suite (including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, Bridge, Lightroom) and MS Office applications.
 Excellent communication skills and a demonstrable enthusiasm for education learning.
 Self-motivated with the ability to use initiative: work independently and also as part of a team.
 Highly developed organisational, research and innovative skills.
 Ability to problem solve within the role.
 Sound knowledge of printing and prepress processes.

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

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