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We are hiring for a Mid-Weight Graphic Designer

by | Jan 12, 2015 | Blog, Jobs | 0 comments

Update: This position has now been filled. You can however keep up to date with any future vacancies on our careers page, or you can send us your CV and portfolio and we will keep it on file for future reference.

Mid-Weight Graphic Designer

Hyphen is a lively, creative branding and design agency based in Groby, Leicester. We are looking for a seriously talented, highly experienced graphic designer with strong branding and industry knowledge to join our studio. The role available will be a full time, temporary 12 month contract for maternity cover, however a permanent contract may be offered at the end if the studio continues to grow at it’s current rate.

You will be working within our friendly and passionate team of designers and brand strategists to develop and style brands for a range of clients from a variety of industries. You’ll be an integral part of a talented team of like-minded people, whose main goal is to provide beautiful brands that are commercially savvy, strategically driven, and hand crafted.

We are looking for an exciting, stylistically adaptable and keen artistic eye with the necessary technical competence to bring a clients brief to life. This will require active involvement within creative meetings, both internally and externally with clients, managing clients expectations through the design process, and finally the ability to present your creative designs in a professional manner to clients.

You must have an exceptionally high standard of conceptual thinking, impressive design and typography skills, as well as the ability to deliver work with strong discipline. Speed and experience with managing a variety of projects simultaneously is a must. You must also have extensive knowledge of InDesign and Illustrator and a good knowledge of Photoshop. Experience with designing for online medias would be preferred, and basic HTML, CSS3 and PHP would also be beneficial, although not a necessity.

The ideal candidate will also be technically competent in finalising all designs for both online and offline requirements. Knowledge of the print process would be beneficial.

Starting salary will be up to £24,000 per annum (depending on experience and quality of applicant, at our discretion).  This salary range will not be negotiated and candidates are obligated to be aware of the salary range when applying for the position.

So do you have min 3 years experience working in a creative agency on clients rebrands and creative briefs? Are you looking to move to a small but growing team where your input really makes a difference? If so, we might be just what you’re looking for.

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please send your CV with covering letter and examples of work to jason@yourhyphen.co.uk. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview and if successful to complete a technical design test.

Position Start Date: March 2015

Position End Date: March 2016 (TBC)

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