Graphic Designer

Hamlin Knight - Recruitment Specialists in Human R
09 May 2017
07 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is an award-winning international humanitarian charity offering a range of life-saving humanitarian solutions in over 30-crisis hit countries. They are one of the fastest growing charities in the sector, and have transformed countless numbers of lives and empowered communities around the globe.

They are currently looking to recruit a Graphic Designer to design, create and manage all materials across both print and online platforms. You will work with the editorial, analytical and managerial personnel supporting them with creative content with an emphasis on creating visually appealing and creative content for both print and online campaigns.

This would suit an experienced Graphic Designer who is looking for a big challenge and would relish an opportunity to help an organisation's achieve certain objectives, with the use of images, symbols and text.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:
*Conceptualise new marketing material projects and developing interactive design
*Developing design briefs that suit the organisations purpose.
*Work closely with the other team members to fulfill deliverables' such as documents, leaflets, info-graphics, digital content, and advertising.
*Thinking creatively to produce new ideas and concepts.
*Develop graphics and visual or audio images for product illustrations, logos, and websites.
*Select colours, images, text style, and layout - sticking to various brand guidelines for Penny Appeal and third-party organisations.
*Present the design to relevant managers and incorporate any feedback.
*Review designs for errors before printing or publishing them.
*Manage the workflow and prioritise the most important briefs.
*Manage any print related tasks when required.

Qualifications and experience:
Relevant subjects for graphic design work include those that involve visual arts. In particular, a degree or HND in Graphic Design related subject may increase your chances:
*Experience in Adobe Suite is essential.
*Experience of other programmes like Adobe After Effects is desirable.
*Knowledge of Islamic financial matters (Zakat, Wakf, Qurbani etc.) is an advantage.
*Knowledge of additional languages, Arabic and Urdu is an advantage.

Person Specifications:
*Excellent verbal and written communicator, with strong interpersonal skills.
*Customer focus and the ability to deal with and take ownership and solve complex customer issues.
*Excellent organisational, time management and multi-tasking skills.
*Displays high energy and able to motivate self and others.
*Have a positive, can-do and resilient attitude.
*Be comfortable multi-tasking in a fast pace environment.
*Self-motivated with an ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
*Must prioritise and manage multiple high priority tasks.
*Tolerant of the views and opinions of others.