Senior Graphic Designer (35 hours per week, six months fixed term contract)

The Royal Borough of Greenwich is looking for creative, dedicated, and enthusiastic senior graphic designer with a strong portfolio of events design, campaign marketing and branding, to join our in-house design team on a six-month posting.

The role will see you work with services across the council and contribute to the creation of vital campaigns from brief, artwork and delivery, while also supporting the team on a more strategic level. We want someone who is confident in working independently and managing their own projects to create innovative and inspirational design briefs for the council.

This role will have a specific focus on helping to design materials for the council’s upcoming events portfolio and new business and economic recovery projects.

The ability to confidently pitch your ideas is crucial. Additional duties will see you working closely with the design manager to manage the studio workflow, mentor junior designers in the team, and implement our new business plan.

As a brand guardian for the council, you will be expected to provide expertise to senior leaders and stakeholders within the council, identify which materials could be updated or improved. You will also have the exciting opportunity to be part of the working group comprised of the design, communications and digital departments to develop new brand guidelines for the council, launching in 2022.

Our team is passionate about the services the council provides for local residents and we strive to deliver creative excellence on all projects, no matter the size. You will be working alongside a collaborative team of animators, video producers, experienced creative directors, graphic designers, and all-round design enthusiasts. We offer a vibrant work environment which is stimulating, fast moving and supportive, and this role will give you the chance to use your skills to deliver design for high-profile events in our community.

From the world-famous sights of Greenwich town centre in the west, to Thamesmead in the east and Eltham in the south, our communities are diverse – and want our workforce to reflect and respect this diversity.

We are based in Woolwich, but the role will comprise a mix of office and home working.

To apply, please visit royalgreenwichcareers.com to complete our application form ensuring your supporting statement details how you meet the criteria set out in the person specification. You’ll also be asked to provide a link to to your portfolio, showcasing projects that show your range of skills and experience as a designer and work that would be relevant to this job role. (Please paste the link text into the supporting statement section of the application form)

Closing Date 30th June 2021

Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.