Graphic Designer and content creator Job at canoe inc. | The Dots
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46 days ago
  • Level Junior
  • Professions Graphic Designer, Photographer
  • Type Full Time
  • Location London, United Kingdom

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Description


PLEASE ONLY APPLY FOR THIS POSITION IF YOU MEET THE CRITERIA BELOW.

We’re looking for a versatile Junior Content Designer to play an essential role in our Content team and to work alongside the PR and Social departments. The ideal candidate will have a strong core skill set of layout and image-making skills but will also be someone comfortable pitching in with ideation and concepts for content creation briefs. The role is multi-faceted ranging from Graphic Design through to image and content creation for social media. Experience in digital design and motion graphics will be considered a distinct advantage.
The role will suit Junior Designers with 1+ years marketing, design or agency experience.

Design
  • Ensure Canoe look and feel is implemented across all internal outlets - Website/Social/Comms/Decks etc
  • Take the lead to ensure all 'other' and ad-hoc design-related requirements are supported. From printing to inhouse design/Event support etc
  • Have an excellent understanding of all necessary software - show initiative to train where necessary to keep abreast of updates and new software developments
  • Be able to lead creative solutions /solve design questions and show results
  • Demonstrate a solutions mindset to the creative department, one that is continuously striving to iterate and improve on existing assets and solutions

Photography/`shoots
  • Strong studio photographic skills are a must
  • Have the ability to develop a shoot from concept to completion
  • Demonstrate experience working with production or independently to organise all accessories, locations and logistics for a small to medium scale shoot
  • Have competent editing skills with an appetite to further develop
  • Work with client or client lead to developing comprehensive shot lists (understand the importance of usable assets and usage rights)
  • Demonstrate excellent use of all  Photography equipment - be able to train or share basics with others in the team
  • Demonstrate a proactive mindset to photography within Canoe i.e. recognise opportunities that can be leveraged as content/brand assets

Social
  • Demonstrate a social-first midst to creative ideation
  • Support social team to provide all design needs
  • Work with the social team where necessary to help in the development of content and strategy ideas and realisation
  • Provide support to edit or amend existing assets from clients
  • Contribute to an idea, strategy and new business sessions

Clients and external communication
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage client and internal workload on behalf of agency/ team - have a clear understanding of when and how to communicate/feedback
  • Organise and implement regular communication in order to keep clients abreast of your work
  • Ensure constant evaluation/reporting of all work. Develop and implement efficient and effective methods of sharing work done to both internally/externally
  • Show accountability in terms of managing your client work, reporting back regularly to the account lead/senior team member
  • Have and develop a broad network of freelancers that can support any potential project - work to expand regularly, maintain and share databases

House Keeping
  • Be a self-starter - a small team requires someone who can self manage workload and demonstrates excellent communication skills both internally and externally
  • Pay particular attention to creative property and storage areas: ensuring daily check-ins are conducted or delegated
  • Maintain and develop basic systems to ensure all your work is regularly updated for web/social and filed
  • Assist with the day to day running of creative and production in the office - be available to support production staff, offer clear solutions support accordingly

Please include a cover letter with your CV application

Skills Required

  • Photography
  • Graphic Design
  • Image Making
  • Editing
  • Videography
  • Photoshop

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