Graphic and Digital Designer

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
£26,715 - £31,865 (Grade 4)
Thursday, 27 February 2020
End of advertisement period
Tuesday, 10 March 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Maternity Cover
Full Time

Application closing date: 10/03/2020
Salary: £26,715 - £31,865 (Grade 4)
Package: Plus excellent benefits

Job description

An opportunity has arisen for a Graphic and Digital Designer to cover a period of maternity leave (likely to be 12 months) in the central creative within the Marketing and External Relations department. The team provides a strategic service that is integral to the delivery of the University's Strategy by providing innovative and expert marketing and communications advice and services.

Edinburgh Napier University is a forward thinking institution, home to forward-thinking people, inspired by the world around them. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic and supportive environment, with a clear strategy and growth agenda. Join us and you will find that we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer fantastic benefits such as an attractive pension with employer contributions of 20.4% and a minimum of 36 days holiday.

The role

Working in collaboration with the team and University partners, you will be responsible for developing ideas, strong conceptual and creative solutions to support the recruitment and conversion of prospective students. You will join a small but busy creative team within the Marketing and External Relations department and work on multiple print and digital design projects, social campaigns, events and other promotions.

To view the full job description please click here.

Who we are looking for

We're looking for a motivated and creative designer with studio experience and a proven ability of working to briefs to provide creative design solutions and original design concepts. You will have considerable experience managing design projects from concept through to delivery in a fast paced environment.

Essential skills:

  • Fluent in Adobe CC, InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Excellence in concept generation and design craft, and ability to develop ideas away from screen.
  • Track record of delivering on-brand design to client briefs.
  • Sound knowledge of the print production process.
  • High levels of accuracy with meticulous attention to detail.
  • A strong multi-tasker with the ability to prioritise workloads.
  • Exceptional organisational abilities.
  • Significant stakeholder management skills and evidence of strong working relationships

Desirable skills:

  • Knowledge of After Effects.
  • UX design experience

How will we reward you?

You can expect a minimum of 36 days annual leave (includes bank holidays), a generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts.

Salary: GBP 26,715 - GBP 31,865 (Grade 4)

Further information about our benefits can be found here.

Additional Information

  • Closing date: 10 March 2020 (midnight GMT)
  • Interview date: 23 March 2020
  • Start date: Candidates must be able to start by 1 May 2020

To apply, please complete the online application form and attach a CV online.

We would also like you to include an online or digital portfolio with your application which can be emailed to recruitment@napier.ac.uk.

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Therefore, we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK. For further information on this, please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website: https://www.gov.uk/browse/visas-immigration/work-visas

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations (Advance HE's Athena SWAN Charter) and holds Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status.  More details can be found here.