Graphic designer
at David Collins Studio

David Collins Studio is looking to recruit a graphic designer to join its team in London.

Graphic designer
London, UK

Responsible to: creative director and design team

Overview

Graphic designer experienced in digital media and with a knowledge of current trends within interiors, graphics and branding, to work across the following areas:

  • production of client presentations
  • visualisation – Photoshop Rendering
  • branding and marketing
  • day to day graphic support

Role and responsibilities

Presentations to clients:

  • working closely with the design team to prepare and produce interior design presentation documents to include plans, elevations, sketches, photography, visuals, etc
  • create and oversee production of bespoke new client presentations including format, printing and binding

Day to day graphic support:

  • liaising with the design team to collate and prepare working documents eg. visual spread sheets using InDesign
  • photoshopping photography
  • liaising with materials’ suppliers
  • scanning, collating, filing documents – hard copy and electronic

David Collins Studio marketing and profile:

  • being the DCS brand guardian and ensuring that all DCS marketing collateral reflects the brand guidelines
  • lead the company’s activity across all digital platforms Facebook, Twitter, etc. in terms of strategic input and delivery
  • take a strategic lead in the look and message of the DCS website, working with DCS’ specialist external web design consultant. Update the website on an on-going basis to ensure it is fresh and reflective of DCS work/new projects/awards
  • writing photography briefs for all new project photography

Client based branding

Working on the branding for client architectural projects including:

  • logo generation
  • collateral (eg. menus, posters, company stationery, etc)
  • signage (internal and external)
  • graphic treatments to windows and internal areas
  • production of graphics guidelines

Staff:

  • overseeing and managing freelance staff and or interns, briefing and monitoring work produced

Attributes:

  • organised and efficient
  • dependable
  • proactive
  • attention to detail
  • patient
  • hands on approach
  • able to work alone, with others and manage others
  • assertive
  • friendly

Knowledge:

  • detailed knowledge of design, artwork, typography, print production

Skills:

  • typography
  • artwork production
  • large format layouts
  • brochure design
  • colour reproduction
  • digital and social media
  • web

Experience:

  • proven design and artwork portfolio and relevant computer experience with minimum three to five years experience in a design office

Qualification:

  • degree level or equivalent in graphic design/artwork

Software:

  • Adobe Photoshop (advanced)
  • Adobe Illustrator (advanced)
  • InDesign (advanced)
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Microsoft Office

To apply for this role please respond to this advertisement by sending your CV and covering letter to designcareers@davidcollins.com.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted, and all applicants will need to be eligible to work in the UK.

No agencies please.

www.davidcollins.com

Application deadline: 16 April 2014

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