Closing date – 8 Jan 2023

Salary: £25-27,000 per annum

Department: Audiences – Design

Locations: Manchester office / Factory International

Yearly salary: £25,000 – £27,000

Please note this is a fixed term role until end July 23. We are looking for 3 x Designers for these fixed term contracts.

We are looking for an ambitious and talented Designer eager to develop their skills and be a part of the Factory International design team. This role offers the opportunity to design for a wide range of projects for Factory International and MIF23, working across print and digital design. Working with design guidelines, this role will contribute new ideas and be comfortable communicating them to a range of people. The postholder will be confident in responding to briefs, managing their time across multiple projects, working collaboratively and taking initial design concepts and translating them into a range of applications.

The key responsibilities for the Designer role are:

• Working as an integral member of Factory International design team to deliver design solutions in line with existing guidelines

• Supporting the Head of Design in the development and execution of a wide range of print and digital design from initial briefing through to project completion. Presenting design concepts and executing design amends

• Creating design concepts and moodboards that are grounded in research and creative thinking

• Liaising with fellow designers, marketing, press and freelance designers in the creation of design assets and visual elements

• Working on both design projects (typography, layout, artworking) as well as image making

The person spec for the Designer role includes:

ESSENTIAL

• A portfolio that demonstrates creative ideas and well-crafted design and typography skills

• A meticulously detailed and thorough attitude to your work

• Excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign

• Good understanding of typography, layout, design fundamentals and limitations of online and offline design work

• An ability to receive and interpret creative direction

• Commitment to championing representation and inclusion at every level of the organisation with a proven ability to work with people from a wide range of backgrounds

DESIRABLE

• Experience using After Effects and producing moving image assets

• Experience creating web assets using HTML5

• Strong communication skills and the ability to explain your work and pitch creative concepts to fellow designers and the marketing team

• Self-starter attitude with a desire to learn and grow

• Enthusiasm for training, mentoring and support of emerging talent design


How to apply