Graphic Designer

  • Job Reference: JO0000003884
  • Date Posted: 24 November 2022
  • Recruiter: Ryder Reid Legal
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Other Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced graphic designer with a professional services background to join the London office of a global law firm. You will be based in London working globally and playing a key role in designing the firm's new visual brand. Your work will be presented to internal and external audiences across digital and print channels. You will work closely with the Director of Brand as well as the Editorial team, to ensure alignment between the firm's visual and editorial approach. Additionally, you will support department initiatives and own projects in line with your strengths and passions. This role reports to the Director of Brand.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Design original, high quality marketing collateral, including advertisements, client alerts, invitations, social media posts, website content, annual reports,
  • Design internal communications, including newsletters and firm announcements
  • Create data visualizations from financial and other types of information
  • Combine design with photography, video and animation, across platforms and channels
  • Review materials to ensure accuracy, correctness and adherence to the firm's visual style
  • Manage requests from a range of stakeholders; establish priorities and deadlines, manage expectations, and respond in a prompt manner
  • Work effectively with Creative Services team, the wider Marketing Department and other firm colleagues in order to effectively manage the delivery of projects, including prioritization of workflow and project management
  • Stay up to date with market trends, including innovation in design, communications, and technology, and provide guidance on Best Practice

Requirements:

  • Exceptional skills in Adobe CC, Figma, MS Office Suite and other comparable tools
  • Proficient in HTML/CSS
  • Expert in presentation software including PowerPoint, Google Slides and Keynote
  • Knowledge of print production and preparing files for hard copy and digital production, including a working knowledge of CMYK, RGB, and LAB colour spaces and spot colour processes
  • Knowledge of the different creative approaches, including how and when they apply to different platforms
  • Ability to work creatively, within style guidelines and consistent with a professional services audience
  • A positive, problem-solving outlook, which includes assisting colleagues gain a better understanding of the design process and firm's visual brand
  • Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively with others
  • Sound project management skills and ability to work under pressure, to tight deadlines, with an ability to balance short-term workflows with long-term projects
  • Experience in producing and editing video, podcast and audio will be viewed favourably
  • Experience in illustration and animation will be viewed favourably

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Design or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience as a graphic designer, preferably within professional services or a corporate communications team

A competitive salary and benefits package is on offer for the successful aplicant.