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Graphic Designer

We are currently recruiting for a Graphic Designer via Community Jobs Scotland.

Location - Glasgow (You may be expected to work at other locations as Impact Arts may reasonably require. Full travel would be reimbursed.)Time of attendance - Normally 4 days from 5 between Monday - Friday, 9.30am - 4.15pm with a 30 minute break for lunch. The jobholder should be prepared to work outside normal office working hours, including evenings and weekends if necessary.No. of references - 2Hours (per week) - 25Salary (£/hr) - £9.30

Job description

Contribution to Impact Arts

To assist the Marketing & Communications Coordinator in creating engaging and on brand graphics for a variety of digital and paper based media.

To develop all aspects of Impact Arts’ visual communication adhering to brand guidelines.

To develop graphics that capture the attention of those who see them and communicate the right message. You need to have a creative flair and strong ability to translate requirements into design.

Main Responsibilities

To work with, and support staff, (mainly Marketing and Communications Co-ordinator) to:

• Communicate information about Impact Arts, visually contributing to the production of documents and visual communication via the web and social media.

• Create, in liaison with Impact Arts staff, visual communications relating to flagship programmes and projects, ensuring consistency of message.

• Develop illustration and designs using Adobe Software

• Assist with internal communications (namely documents, email, Yammer and intranet

• Testing graphics across various media

• Support with the visual content of the Impact Arts website

• Develop and deliver visual communications to specific briefs for external partners and stakeholders when required, and as directed by the Deputy Director of Development

In addition:

To represent Impact Arts at events

To participate in training, meetings and events as required

To support and promote Impact Arts’ Values

To carry out any other duties appropriate to the post in line with Impact Arts’ needs

Person specification

Specific Competencies

Ability to work as part of a team, but also work independently to a clear work plans

A commitment to the value of Impact Arts.

Qualifications and Experience

Appropriate qualification in graphic design, or related discipline.

Experience in graphic design, working to customer briefs.

Experience or an interest with design software such as Photoshop and InDesign.

Technical Skills and Knowledge

Excellent creative skills

Excellent IT skills including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, web design and Outlook, Adobe Suite as well as appropriate graphic design packages.

Personal Qualities

Passion and enthusiasm for design, with creative flair

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Ability to develop good working relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders

Approachable and empathetic manner

Energy and commitment

Creativity in visual communication

Accuracy and attention to detail when finalising designs

Open to feedback and willing to make changes to your designs

Excellent self management, organisational and planning skills

Good time management skills and ability to meet deadlines

Self motivated and able to work on own initiative, analysing and solving problems

PVG/disclosure requirements

Required - can start subject to a successful Disclosure/PVG scheme membership

All applications must be made through CJS and not Impact Arts directly.

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