Production Designer

Cardiff (Caerdydd) (GB)
28 Sep 2021
End of advertisement period
23 Oct 2021
Academic Discipline
Business & Economics
Contract Type
Full Time

Permanent Production Designer

Salary: £23,400 – £26,500 per annum, depending on experience

IB Global Centre, Cardiff & Home (Hybrid working)

Closing Date: 8th October

Job Purpose:

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Exam Publishing department as a Production Designer in an international organization. You will be working within a team of Production Editors and Designers in the development and delivery of traditional and digital material within the assessment division of a not for profit education company. The role would suit candidates seeking experience in publishing and design, offering scope to progress within the business. As a Production Designer, you will manage a diverse workload utilizing a range of tools, including Microsoft Office and the Adobe Creative Suite of software. The role requires excellent organizational skills and attention to detail to deliver materials to high quality standards in print and digital formats within the agreed production schedules.

Job Duties:

  • Accurately develop, format and amend IB assessments in line with house style and within agreed deadlines.
  • Working with internal and external stakeholders, offer advice on the design and layout of IB assessments.
  • Offer advice on the development and maintenance of style and consistency specific to subject content.
  • Offer support and guidance to the publishing team in the analysis and resolution of technical issues.
  • Assist with the integration of new systems, software and working practices when required.

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent skills in using Adobe Creative Suite, in particular InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, in particular MS Word.
  • An exceptional eye for detail and meticulous accuracy.
  • Strong design and technical skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and a diligent approach to working autonomously.
  • Capacity to proactively manage changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Advanced communication skills and the ability to effectively provide solutions to technical challenges.
  • A degree or equivalent experience in a relevant subject, or experience of working within a relevant professional environment.
  • Ability to work under pressure within a flexible working environment.
  • An excellent command of the English language.


  • Ability to work in French, Spanish or Japanese.
  • Multi-media experience.
  • Adobe Audition software.
  • Knowledge of the IB and the IB Programmes.

We are committed to building a working environment that values respect, diversity, and compassion. The International Baccalaureate is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified applicants.