Graphic Designer

Full Time – UK

About the role

Benefits

  • SALARY: up to £25,000 DOE
  • HOURS: Monday – Friday (9:00am-5:00pm)
  • LOCATION: Baltic Place, HQ (Gateshead)
  • HOLIDAYS: Annual Leave + Bank Holidays + December Off (Fully Paid)
  • CONTRACT: Permanent, Full Time

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Northern Gas and Power are the UK’s largest energy consultancy. Managing energy assets for over 20,000 clients, we’ve contracted over 30TWhs of energy – more than the entire annual consumption of Ireland.

In less than a decade, we have become a global group of companies specialising in energy procurement and technology. With operations in Gateshead, Newcastle and Leeds (UK), Paris and Malta (Europe), Texas (US) and Chennai (India), we’re taking our global headcount to over 1,000 heads.

Job Duties:

Graphic designers create visual concepts, using computer software or by hand, to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, and captivate our various audiences. They develop the overall layout and production design according to brand guidelines for a variety of applications, including advertisements, brochures, magazines, and reports.

Your graphics should capture the attention of those who see them and communicate the right message. 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.

  • Using industry software such as Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator to create visual designs
  • Understanding and interpreting briefs from Senior Management
  • Develop and implement brand guidelines across Global Procurement Group, ensuring consistency
  • Attending meetings to discuss expectations and desired outcomes of design
  • Presenting draft designs to Senior Management for feedback
  • Supporting the development team to understand the impact of graphic design
  • Working with creative colleagues such as web developers and social media experts
  • Ensuring that design work is aligned with other methods of company-related communication
  • Working on a range of design pieces, from social media posts to packaging design and full-scale branding projects
  • Helping the business communicate with customers more efficiently through branding and design
  • Understand the commercial value of graphic design
  • Ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures

Personal Attributes

  • Passion and enthusiasm for design, with a creative flair
  • Flexible approach when working in a team
  • Excellent communication skills to interpret and negotiate briefs with clients and colleagues
  • 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
  • Being open to feedback and willing to make changes to your designs
  • A positive and proactive attitude

Experience/Qualifications

  • You will be able to evidence sound experience and use of Adobe Creative Suite – InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • 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 activity on web-based Project Management Tools and other Productivity Software
  • Experience of designing for both web and offline
  • A positive and proactive attitude
  • Web design ability/experience
  • Video production capability

Apply:

Email your CV and Cover Letter (optional) to: changeyourlife@ngpltd.co.uk
For a confidential, informal chat, contact us on 0191 478 9504

Graphic Designer

Full Time – UK

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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.

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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.