Graphic Designer

Full Time – UK

About the role

Benefits

  • SALARY: Up to £30,000 DOE
  • HOURS: Monday – Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm
  • LOCATION: Baltic Place, Gateshead
  • HOLIDAYS: 23 days annual leave + bank holidays + December off (fully paid)
  • CONTRACT: Full-time, permanent

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Graphic designers create visual concepts using computer software or by hand, to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, and captivate Northern Gas and Power’s Clients. They develop the overall layout and production design for applications such as advertisements, brochures, magazines, and reports, infographics, and branded documents.

Your graphics should capture the attention of those who see them and communicate the messages intended. For this, you need to have a creative flair and a strong ability to translate requirements into design. If you can communicate well and work methodically as part of a team, we’d like to meet you.

Reporting to the Marketing team, we are looking for someone with:

  • Passion and enthusiasm for design, with a creative flair
  • A flexible approach when working in a team
  • Excellent communication skills to interpret and negotiate briefs
  • Good presentation skills and the confidence to explain and sell ideas to clients and colleagues
  • Time management skills and the ability to cope with several projects at once
  • Accuracy and attention to detail when finalising designs
  • Open to feedback and willing to make changes to your designs
  • A positive, productive and proactive attitude

Key Responsibilities:

  • Using industry software such as Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and After Effects to create visual designs
  • Understanding and interpreting briefs from colleagues across the business including Senior Management Team
  • Attending meetings to discuss expectations and desired outcomes of design
  • Presenting draft designs to colleagues, including Senior Management team, for feedback
  • Supporting the development team to understand the impact of graphic design
  • Working with creative colleagues such as copywriters, editors, and web developers
  • Ensuring that design work is aligned with other methods of communication
  • Working on a range of design pieces, from social media posts to packaging design and full-scale branding projects
  • Solving problems for the business such as helping them to communicate with their customers more efficiently
  • Understand the commercial value of graphic design

Personal Attributes

Experience, Skills, Qualifications:

  • You will be able to evidence sound experience and use of Adobe Creative Suite – InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects
  • Experience of web prototyping tools such as In Vision would be an advantage
  • A degree-level professional qualification relevant to graphic design
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Skilled in designing new material that fits its target audience
  • Self-motivated, highly organised and able to work to demanding deadlines
  • Ability to manage own workload including logging hours and activity on web-based project management tools
  • Experience of designing for both web and offline
  • Web Design Ability/experience

Apply now

If you’re ready to move on up to the big time and want to REALLY unleash your potential, come join the biggest and best energy broker in the UK and share in our incredible journey.

For more information on how to change YOUR life get in touch with our dedicated team…

t:  0191 478 9504
e:  changeyourlife@ngpltd.co.uk

Please Note
Due to the high number of applicants if you have not heard back from us within 2 weeks of applying, please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion. If your skills and competencies develop we would be happy to see a further application from you at that time.