Graphic Designer

Location
Ilkley
Salary
£18000 per annum
Posted
22 Sep 2016
Closes
20 Oct 2016
Ref
AAJ-11290 7
Contact
Paul Jones
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
GRAPHIC DESIGNER, 12 MONTH CONTRACT c£18,000 (depending on experience) + benefits ….. BASED IN ILKLEY, WEST YORKSHIRE, WITHIN OUR CONTENT DEPARTMENT (WITHIN GROWTH & INNOVATION DIVISION)

The company has been one of the UK’s leading providers of online courses for over twenty years and has delivered training to over 2 million learners.

At the global e-learning awards 2015, they were winners in four different categories, including gold for the prestigious 'E-learning development company of the year'.

Their Vision is that they have ‘20 million online learners by 2020’ and our Values are being Passionate, Customer Focused, Collaborative and Innovative, whilst demonstrating Integrity.

The job aim is to create engaging and interactive e-learning content. To produce high quality design assets and design ideas. To work with other members of the Content Development team to produce modules in a timely fashion.

Key duties include:
  • The ability to think creatively to produce new ideas
  • The ability to work on a variety of projects at one time
  • Good understanding of the design process and how to implement within projects
  • Take responsibility to interpret a brief and develop concepts to suit
  • Produce look and feel concepts and assets to time requirements
  • Confidently creates engaging and interactive e-learning content
  • Support and works alongside Instructional Designers in content build and development
  • Can demonstrate a good level of using all Adobe CS software, Articulate Storyline and other related e-learning software
  • Good understanding of visualisation, typography, colour theory, layout and print design
  • Professional approach to estimate time requirements to complete work
  • Take individual responsibility to review work and suggest self-improvement if required
  • Demonstrate increased design independence and project management
  • The ability to articulate and present ideas and concepts fluently and with ease to employers and clients
  • Share best practise across the content development team
  • Regularly showcase work senior designers for input, feedback and improvements
  • Keep up-to-date with new and emerging technologies in new media and design trends
  • Have attention to detail
  • Take responsibility to understand, support and work within the company brand
  • Keep accurate and up-to-date records following company Standard Operating Procedures
  • Demonstrate self-organisational and time management skills

Key skills and qualities required:

  • Qualified to degree level or equivalent in graphic design
  • Must have maths and English GCSEs at least at Grade C and preferably A or B
  • E-learning qualification (desirable)
  • Adobe CS Software experience
  • To have completed e-learning courses (as a learner) in the past
  • Knowledge of Storyline or other e-learning packages preferable, but not essential
  • Other design software experience
  • IT Skills to a high level, including all Office packages
  • Be creative
  • Be able to work to deadlines
  • Self-management
  • Relevant design experience
 
We are an Equality & Diversity employer.  Hours of work are 37.5 hours (Monday to Friday). Benefits include matched pension, healthcare, childcare vouchers and life assurance.  If you would like to apply for this role, please send your CV and covering letter detailing your current salary.  All applicants must have the right to work in the UK.  No agencies please.