Freelance Creative Designer

N1 6DR
London, England, United Kingdom

Role:

We require a graphic designer to work to briefs agreed with our clients, creative directors or account managers. You will develop creative ideas and concepts, choosing the appropriate media and style to meet the client's objectives.

This work will demands creative flair, up-to-date knowledge of industry software and a professional approach to time, costs and deadlines.

Responsibilities:

This job will involve managing more than one design brief at a time and allocating the relevant amount of time according to the value of the job. Typical activities include:

  • meeting clients or account managers to discuss the business objectives and requirements of the job;
  • interpreting the client's business needs and developing a concept to suit their purpose;
  • estimating the time required to complete the work and providing quotes for clients;
  • developing design briefs by gathering information and data through research;
  • thinking creatively to produce new ideas and concepts;
  • using innovation to redefine a design brief within the constraints of cost and time;
  • presenting finalised ideas and concepts to clients or account managers;
  • working with a wide range of media, including photography and computer-aided design (CAD);
  • proofreading to produce accurate and high-quality work;
  • contributing ideas and design artwork to the overall brief;
  • demonstrating illustrative skills with rough sketches;
  • working on layouts and artworking pages ready for print;
  • keeping abreast of emerging technologies in new media, particularly design programs such as InDesign, QuarkXPress, FreeHand, Illustrator, Photoshop, 3ds Max, Acrobat, Director, Dreamweaver and Flash;
  • developing interactive design;
  • commissioning illustrators and photographers;
  • working as part of a team with printers, copywriters, photographers, stylists, illustrators, other designers, account executives, web developers and marketing specialists.

 

Summary Information

Company Name
Business / Industry Other
Function / Category , Media & Communications
Type / Term Freelance
Salary Payment Negotiable
Start Date 28 Apr 2016
Last Date to Apply 14 Jun 2016
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