Senior Graphic Designer

5 days left

Greenwich, London (Greater)
£34.884 - £37.722
10 Jun 2021
30 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full time

Senior Graphic Designer (35 hours per week, six months fixed term contract)

The Royal Borough of Greenwich is looking for creative, dedicated, and enthusiastic senior graphic designer with a strong portfolio of events design, campaign marketing and branding, to join our in-house design team on a six-month posting. 

The role will see you work with services across the council and contribute to the creation of vital campaigns from brief, artwork and delivery, while also supporting the team on a more strategic level. We want someone who is confident in working independently and managing their own projects to create innovative and inspirational design briefs for the council. 

This role will have a specific focus on helping to design materials for the council’s upcoming events portfolio and new business and economic recovery projects. 

The ability to confidently pitch your ideas is crucial. Additional duties will see you working closely with the design manager to manage the studio workflow, mentor junior designers in the team, and implement our new business plan.

As a brand guardian for the council, you will be expected to provide expertise to senior leaders and stakeholders within the council, identify which materials could be updated or improved. You will also have the exciting opportunity to be part of the working group comprised of the design, communications and digital departments to develop new brand guidelines for the council, launching in 2022.

Our team is passionate about the services the council provides for local residents and we strive to deliver creative excellence on all projects, no matter the size. You will be working alongside a collaborative team of animators, video producers, experienced creative directors, graphic designers, and all-round design enthusiasts. We offer a vibrant work environment which is stimulating, fast moving and supportive, and this role will give you the chance to use your skills to deliver design for high-profile events in our community.

From the world-famous sights of Greenwich town centre in the west, to Thamesmead in the east and Eltham in the south, our communities are diverse - and want our workforce to reflect and respect this diversity. 

We are based in Woolwich, but the role will comprise a mix of office and home working.

To apply, please complete our application form ensuring your supporting statement details how you meet the criteria set out in the person specification.  

Please provide a link to to your portfolio, showcasing projects that show your range of skills and experience as a designer and work that would be relevant to this job role.  (Please paste the link text into the supporting statement section of the application form)

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Sam Bristow;     020 89218128  

If you require any assistance in viewing or accessing this opportunity, please contact or call 020-8921-8977 

Diversity Statement: Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

High Volume Applications: Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

Advert Close: All vacancies close at midnight unless otherwise stated

How Applications are Scored: Each application is scored according to how well the supporting statement addresses each point on the Person Specification for the role. Candidates will be short-listed for interview on the extent to which they meet the specific points within the Person Specification. The Person Specification is supplied with the job advert. When completing your application, please use the supporting statement section to tell us how you meet each of the points on the Person Specification. We need to have this information in order to consider your application. If you have a disability and are unable to meet some of the job requirements specifically because of your disability, please address this in your application. If you meet all the other criteria, you will be shortlisted and we will explore jointly with you if there are ways in which the job can be changed to enable you to meet the requirements.

Interview Arrangements: During this time, our priority for all of our recruitment activity is to make sure our applicants, hiring departments and new starters are informed, safe and supported. Careful and thorough consideration will be given to interview arrangements and for any essential in-person recruitment, we will ensure this is held in a suitable, secure setting with additional arrangements to ensure any current safety requirements are fully adhered to.

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