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Graphic Designer

Location
Remote, London
Salary
£22,000 – £25,000
Level
Entry Level, Junior
Type
Full Time
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Job Description

Calling all aspiring creatives

We have an exciting opportunity for a full-time Graphic Designer to join our Design Team. This role will primarily be remote with the opportunity to work in our London studio.

Barker Langham is a leading cultural consultancy, specialising in the visioning, strategic planning and development of pioneering and sustainable cultural heritage projects across the globe. We have offices in London, Berlin, Dubai, Shanghai, Vancouver and New York – and our team and projects are based around the world.

This is the perfect opportunity for an ambitious, talented Designer to kick-start their career in an exceptionally diverse, successful and progressive cultural organisation. So, if you have a passion for design and a killer portfolio – alongside being bright, meticulous, keen to learn and fun to work with – then we want to hear from you.

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Main Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Senior Graphic Designers as well as the wider team members on cultural projects of various sizes and scales
  • Design and assist the development of social media assets, documents and presentations using templates and style sheets
  • Make sure the design production adheres to brand guidelines
  • Assist in the preparation of bids and marketing materials
  • Prepare artworks for professional print, applying printer specifications
  • Maintain accurate files and records
  • Manage personal workflow and schedule
  • Participate in project team meetings and be comfortable presenting ideas and designs
  • Flexible in work hours when necessary

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Required Skills and Experience

  • 1-2 years professional experience as a graphic designer, ideally in a similar role (or recently graduated)
  • A graphic design degree
  • Mac literate and able to use Adobe Creative Cloud suite of software including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office and Google Suite
  • A killer portfolio of work including layouts / editorials
  • Demonstrated ability in the creation of infographics, and strong experience working on InDesign templates following brand guidelines
  • Attention to detail, strong aesthetic, knowledge of typography and layout principles
  • A creative problem solver - joined up thinking - you’re able to think steps ahead
  • Flexible, collaborative, and resourceful hands-on approach
  • Good time-management skills, able to work across several diverse projects simultaneously
  • Strong organisational, communication, and multi-tasking skills
  • Meeting demanding timescales, whilst maintaining the highest standards
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to request support when appropriate
  • Ability to work effectively independently and as part of a team
  • Constantly staying tuned in to the latest developments in the design world, and with a natural curiosity for the world at large

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Highly Desirable

  • Knowledge or interest in the heritage and culture sector, experience working for exhibitions or museums
  • Confident in laying out Arabic text
  • Animation / Illustration skills