Graphic Designer, London, EC1

£28,000 - £30,000 plus benefits

Job number: VR/02386

Graphic Designer – London, EC1

£28,000 – £30,000 plus benefits

This is a great opportunity to join a leading firm of architects who are looking to recruit a Graphic Designer in their London studio to work with a very creative and exciting team.  The Graphic Designer is responsible for the organisation and delivery of graphics related projects for the London Studio. You will be working with the Head of Graphics in maintaining efficient allocation of graphics resources and staff, in order to meet project deadlines on behalf of internal clients with a view to taking this on in full.  You must be adept at interpreting client and project needs, seeking out and presenting creative design solutions as well as leading implementation of the solutions through to project completion.

The role requires the holder to advise, challenge and suggest alternatives to encourage a more creative approach to graphic design across the client group. You will also be tasked with delivering the layout of high quality architectural bid brochures, Design and Access Statements, presentation panels and boards, publicity material, advertisements, posters, PowerPoint and Acrobat presentations and other graphics related material. Photoshop rending of masterplans, layout plans and sketches. You must therefore have a strong proficiency in Adobe CC Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and a proficiency in MS PowerPoint and be able to monitor and make recommendations for developing and improving the graphic design team’s skills and software as well as improved practices.

A quality driven approach is required as are strong organisation and communication skills in order to fully support both internal and external requirements. You will be playing an integral role in ensuring a high standard of graphical output to clients.

Principal Duties:

Responsible for the organisation and delivery of graphics related projects for the London Studio.

With the Head of Graphics maintain efficient allocation of graphics resources and staff, both permanent and freelance, in order to meet project deadlines on behalf of internal and, where appropriate, external clients.

Interpret client and project needs, seek out and present creative design solutions. Lead implementation of the solutions through to project completion. Advise, challenge and suggest alternatives to encourage a more creative approach to graphic design across the client group.

Work with the team of graphic designers in the London and Surrey studios to organise presentation and exhibition of projects requiring graphic design input.  Although your main studio is London, you may be required to work from the Surrey studio for short periods.

Layout high quality architectural bid brochures, Design and Access Statements, presentation panels and boards, publicity material – advertisements, posters, PowerPoint and Acrobat presentations and other graphics related material. Photoshop rending of masterplans, layout plans and sketches.

Upon the completion of all graphics projects, be responsible for the organised and efficient packaging and back up of all project related files. These should be saved and ordered in such a way that makes it as easy as possible for another person, with no knowledge of the project, to access and quickly make sense of all documents and folders, with all links present and saved in a logical manner that is consistent with company policy.

Monitor and make recommendations for developing and improving the graphic design team’s skills and software. Make recommendations for improved practices, where appropriate, and provide support to the Head of Graphics and other staff as appropriate on Graphic Design within the Practice.

Maintain good relationships with external suppliers including printers and finishers, develop this association with external skilled professionals where appropriate, in order to enhance the service the graphic design team can offer to its internal and external clients. Provide support and guidance to the graphics team with regard to internal and external printing issues and techniques.

Adhere to the Practice QA procedures.

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