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Mid-Weight Designer

Employer
Think One
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
26 Jun 2022

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Sector
Marketing & PR
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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The role of Mid-Weight Designer is essential to building our team so, together, we can deliver outstanding outputs for our clients. You'll work alongside the wider team, approaching projects with thoughtful insights, fresh ideas and creative excellence.

We'd love you to be:
  • A brilliant designer with stacks of great work to build on
  • Organised and have great attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, pro-active and independent
  • Understanding of the importance of working to the brief and deadlines, taking ownership for your part from end-to-end
  • Likeable, with a sunny, optimistic outlook and the ability to influence and affect change
  • An excellent communicator, with a fearless approach to open and honest exchanges
  • Understanding of your role in the wider business ambitions of creating better business by delivering outstanding outputs at every interaction


Your responsibilities would include:
  • Bringing your unique approach to interpreting design briefs, to best deliver on the client's ambitions, with the aim of beingthe key go-to designer for intelligent and strategic design
  • Elevating the studio's breadth of thinking with inspiring wider-world research & insights
  • Exploring different ways to dazzle the client, presenting concepts with enthusiasm,maturity, insight and tenacity, going beyond brief where possible, all underpinned by an understanding of the end user and their needs so the client is left feeling excited and understood
  • Finding imaginative ways to consistently exceed client expectations, using your influence and experience to make this happen within budget
  • Becoming an integral part of defining and implementing internal improvements within the design team to combat mistakes and bad habits, to make our output more efficient and cost-effective
  • Championing best practice process across the studio, sharing learnings for improvements and holding the team accountable
  • Being the champion for a new QC process, focusing on right-first-time to save time & money andenabling more time for creative thinking & storytelling
  • Supporting the wider design team by leading knowledge share on insights, strategies and programmes
  • Taking responsibility for deadlines and managing expectations outwards, particularly on challenging projects
  • Driving self-generated learning to be at the forefront of platform developments and innovations, and then sharing this with the wider team
  • Approaching challenging projects withresilience, persistence and commitment


Your skills:
  • Polished knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop, with a passion to explore alternative means to extend excellence for our clients (e.g Animate or AfterEffects)
  • An excellent eye for layout, typography, illustration, form and style, with a continued desire to push the boundaries of what's possible
  • Understand colour & design theory and root this into your thoughtful designs
  • You'll be approachable, resilient and flexible


Some benefits we have to offer:

A relaxed, ego-free environment where you get to have your say, are listened to and can make a difference to help make us better at what we do

31 days holiday (including 8 bank holidays, 23 days to relax and have fun, and always Christmas Eve)

Ad hoc discretionary extra half-day bonus days off to say thanks for outstanding work

Birthday lie-in

‍♀️ £100 health & wellbeing allowance to be spent on anything that makes you feel great

£200 yearly self-generated learning allowance

Hybrid working model

Flexible working hours to fit around childcare, if needed

5% commission paid to you for any new client business you bring in

Regular free healthy lunches, breakfast and snacks

Weekly Friday Foodie draw for £50 in food vouchers so someone can enjoy a takeaway

£100 a year subscription allowance, so you get something exciting through your door each month

Quarterly feel-good activity as a full team

£250 annual 'the one' award, as voted by the team, for the person that best lives our values

Cycle to work scheme

Early finish on a Friday

£1,000 recruitment incentive if your direct recommendation leads to a new starter
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