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Graphic Designer

  • Location

    Northampton

  • Sector:

    Facility / Cleaning

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Not Specified

  • Job ref:

    REF25308D

  • Published:

    about 21 hours ago

  • Expiry date:

    2023-07-25

  • Client:

    Mitie

Job Description

As a Graphics Designer with digital skills, you will be responsible for working closely with the sales team, aiding with the creation of assets, then bringing them to life and delivering high quality and innovative graphic and digital content that will help to sell the company services. This is a role for a creative individual with excellent aesthetic judgment and willingness to collaborate within a team environment. You will be an integral part of every stage in the creative process, from conceptualization to client amends to finished product.Working hours are typically 40 u00a0hours a week, from 08.00 to 17.00 hours, with one hour for lunch. Extra hours are likely when deadlines are approaching, and this may involve working into the early hours to get a job finished.Main dutiesWork with sales teams to understand the project scope and objectivesPrepares work to be accomplished by gathering information and materials, and working to the clientu2019s briefPlans concept by studying and researching information and materialsPrepares visual presentations by designing relevant conceptsObtains approval of concept and progresses project to its conclusionParticipate in brainstorming sessions to share new design perspectives and ideasProvide accurate time estimates for each part of the processAssist in selecting appropriate graphic and/or digital styles for the projectMust be able to liaise with external printers to specify requirements, ensure deadlines are met and that material is printed to the highest qualityMaintaining high standards and ensuring only the best work is released to the clientKeeping abreast of advancements in digital and graphics as well as new technologies and techniquesAs well as attend meetings and briefings with sales teams and fellow designers, you will be based in an office environment and may occasionally have to work hours outside the regular working day

Candidate Description

Person SpecificationSelf-starter with the ability to work independently and collaborate with a teamIn-depth graphic and digital design capabilitiesStrong interpersonal and communication skills in order to interpret and negotiate briefs with clientsAbility to comprehend and uphold brand style guidelines, producing work of a suitable styleAbility to solve an array of challenges through visual designAbility to think creatively and deliver clever concepts that meet the design brief and objectivesMust be able to mediate creative problems to arrive at the best solutionDetail-oriented individual who reviews his/her work carefully, quality control is keyProfessional demeanour with high degree of comfort speaking with internal clients at all levelsAbility to work under pressure while keeping a cool head and meeting deadlinesGood presentation skills and the confidence to explain and sell ideas to colleaguesTime management skills and the ability to cope with several projects at a timeBeing open to feedback, including handling criticism professionally and calmly, and willing to make changes to your designsEffective networking skills to build contactsWillingness to travel as necessaryEssential skills: Adobe Creative Suite and InDesignIllustratorPhotoshopPowerpoint designWord designHighly desirable skills: Digital design, a knowledge of HTML, CSS, Java, JQuery or animation, VideoQualifications: At least three years of graphic and digital design experience including in a fast-turnaround environmentDegree in graphic and/or digital design preferredStrong portfolio showcasing high-end graphic and digital design skillsu00a0

Employer Description

Delivering the exceptional, every dayu2022u00a0u00a0 u00a0Our purpose: our expertise, care, technology and insight create amazing work environments, helping our customers be exceptional every day.u2022u00a0u00a0 u00a0Our promise to our people: a place to work where you can thrive and be your best every day.u2022u00a0u00a0 u00a0Our promise to our customers: a trusted partner creating exceptional environments for your customers and people, adding value every day.u2022u00a0u00a0 u00a0Our culture u2013 our core values and how we behave:u00a0ou00a0u00a0 u00a0We are one Mitie: we work as one to deliver a seamless, unrivalled service. We are all in it together, if we can help a customer or colleague in any way, we will. We are one Mitie.ou00a0u00a0 u00a0We are built on integrity and trust: integrity and trust are at the heart of all we do. We are the face of company. We treat others as we would like to be treated. We are proud to work for Mitie.ou00a0u00a0 u00a0We go the extra mile: whether itu2019s keeping things running smoothly in a safe environment, looking for new ways to do things better or fixing problems, going the extra mile for our colleagues and customers and keeping our promises is in our DNA.ou00a0u00a0 u00a0Our diversity makes us stronger: we are very proud of our rich and diverse culture and backgrounds. Our diversity creates ideas and insights. Everyone at Mitie has a voice and is treated as an equal.ou00a0u00a0 u00a0Our customersu2019 business, is our business: we are a partner, trusted for our expertise and for putting our customers at the heart of everything we do.Behaviours:u2022u00a0u00a0 u00a0Knowledge of relevant proceeduresu2022u00a0u00a0 u00a0Level of coustomer Serviceu2022u00a0u00a0 u00a0Team Playeru2022u00a0u00a0 u00a0Health and safety awareness and knowledgeu2022u00a0u00a0 u00a0CommunicationAt Mitie we know that u2018our diversity makes us strongeru2019. Weu2019re committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where our people can thrive and be their best every day. We are very proud of our rich and diverse culture and backgrounds. Our diversity creates ideas and insights. Everyone at Mitie has a voice and is treated as an equal. We recognise the unique contributions that you can bring and our people and customers thrive when we get this right.