We are looking for a creative and enthusiastic individual to join us as Designer and play a key role in the creative team. You will be responsible for researching, problem solving, conceptualising and designing with impact, to a broad range of audiences.
Our Marketing and Fundraising divisions exist to inspire millions of people – from individuals to large corporate organisations – to support our quest for change. Together, we save children’s lives, fight for their rights and help them fulfil their potential.
As a Designer you will generate inspiring and appropriate design solutions for print and online audiences within agreed budgets and to deadlines negotiated with project staff. You will support the overall coherence and effectiveness of visual design and content messaging for Save the Children UK’s web page and other digital channels. In addition you will:
Act as brand guardian and design consultant to colleagues, and outside organisations on the implementation of the UK brand identity
Nuture positive working relationships beuond the immediate working unit, in the wider department, and Save the Children UK as a whole
Show integrity when offering advice on all aspects of our visual look.
To be successful you will have a degree or equivalent experience in visual communication with significant experience of working professionally producing visual design for integrated projects across both print and digital platforms. Excellent IT skills are essential, in particular proficiency in Adobe In-design, Photoshop or Illustrator. In addition you will also have:
Relevant knowledge, interest and enthusiasm in integrated communications campaigns
Possess a varied high quality portfolio of work
Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, Adobe Edge, Dreamweaver and Flash
An understanding of UX or an enthusiasm to develop knowledge in this area
Flexibility and a willingness to embrace new methods of working.
At Save the Children we are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work with children are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of vetting checks including a criminal records disclosure.
Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. If you share our mission, are passionate about making it happen and strongly believe you can contribute then join us and we'll give you every opportunity to succeed. We look forward to hearing from you.
To apply please visit our website.
Closing date: 29th April 2018
Interview expenses: Candidates should note that unfortunately it is not our policy to reimburse expenses accrued when attending interviews at Save the Children UK unless you are requested to attend an interview in an alternative location to where the role is based.
Pre-employment Checks: Any Employment with Save the Children UK will be subject to the following checks prior to your start date:
a satisfactory police record check to include a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and/or an International Criminal Record Check (If applicable)
receipt of satisfactory references
proof of eligibility to work in the national location for this role