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Mid/Senior Designer (brand/motion)

£32,000 – £36,000
Senior, Midweight
Full Time
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Job Description

A Practice for Everyday Life is a multidisciplinary studio for art direction and graphic design. We collaborate with global brands, cultural institutions, and contemporary artists on a diverse range of projects, spanning art direction, brand identity, editorial design, exhibitions, digital and type design. Through dialogue and investigation, we sensitively explore each project’s distinctive values to provide meaningful and innovative design solutions for culture and commerce.

We are currently seeking a Mid/Senior Graphic Designer with a brand and motion focus. This versatile role has a focus on creating brands through bespoke typographic solutions, 2D motion graphics and digital design.

This is a full-time position (37.5 hours, 5 days per week) based in-person at our studio in east London. Salary: £32,000–£36,000.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Creative Direction & Design: Develop innovative and intelligent design solutions across branding, campaign creation, 2D motion design.
  • Act as a creative design lead on projects.
  • Prepare and confidently deliver creative presentations.
  • Art direction and collaboration; communicating ideas and designs both to clients and within the wider team, driving regular objective critiques of creative work in the studio.
  • Act as key client contact on some projects, managing schedules, production, and timely delivery.
  • Collaborate with the team, and managing creative partners/associates from time to time

Skills & Experience

  • Degree in Graphic Design (BA or equivalent) or higher (MA).
  • 5+ years experience in a graphic design role within a creative studio or equivalent, including managing projects from start to finish.
  • Strong knowledge of design, motion and typography. And an interest in print and book design.
  • Ability to design, research and accurately artwork files for production and oversee artworking carried out by junior staff.
  • Advanced technical skills in using Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere, Glyphs.
  • Experience with Glyphs, and 3D animation software (Cinema 4D, Blender) is a bonus.
  • Ability to use MS Office, Pages, Keynote, Google Suite.
  • Ability to lead projects, from concept to completion, with responsibility for their delivery.
  • Ability to interpret briefs correctly and develop designs consistently, creatively, appropriately.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines, manage multiple workflows, keep to budgets and keep cool under pressure.