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Graphic Designer

  • Location

    Swindon

  • Sector:

    Business services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £23252

  • Job ref:

    170442

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-04-06

  • Client:

    Serco Group Plc

Job Description

Sitting within a beautiful and secure site, the Defence Academy hosts 2 lakes and is surrounded by acres of scenic woodland. The Academy trains the future commanders and staff officers of all three UK Armed Services and those from many countries around the world.

The Graphic Designer is part of a team that provides a full range of graphic design, artwork and map production services reacting flexibly to the diverse requirements of the Defence Academy and third-party customers.

The Main duties of this role will involve but are not limited to:

  • Taking design briefs from Lead Graphic Designers and Graphics & Print Team Leader.

  • Liaising directly with customers to clearly identify the requirements of graphics requests.

  • Liaison with internal production staff, external printers or other production facilities, to ensure designs are practical, and cost-effective and artwork is correctly formatted.

  • Production of military mapping.

  • Knowledge of and adherence to applicable brands (specifically DA and Serco).

  • Design of logos, icons, pictograms, diagrams, flowcharts, illustrations, signage etc to a consistent style and quality.

  • Design of printed material including brochures, periodicals, books, reports, folders, leaflets, menus, posters etc.

  • Design of electronically published material which could include interactive documents, e-learning material, PowerPoint presentations.

  • Design of web material which could include production of web pages or site design in conjunction with IT web developers.

  • Knowledge of accessibility standards as applicable under the 2010 Equality act.

Candidate Description

  • Degree in a graphics or allied discipline or demonstrable skills shown by a high quality portfolio of work.

  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud applications, particularly InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.

  • Passionate about providing excellent product quality and customer service.

  • Ability to engage with customers at all levels.

  • Reliable and well organised with ability to react to urgent work with a can-do attitude.

  • Flexibility - willingness to work on to complete urgent work.

  • BPSS Clearance - prior to appointment., A world of opportunity: Our diverse UK-wide operations offer unrivalled opportunities to learn and develop. You'll be able to broaden your experience and apply your skills in new ways.

    Great people: We are a motivated team who will encourage you and help you to succeed. You'll have the resources you need to do your job in a diverse and supportive environment.