Graphic Designer

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£33,658.00 - £36,471.00 per annum including London Weighting Allowance.
Posted
04 Apr 2024
Closes
23 Apr 2024
Ref
Mar/24/275748
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Who we are

United Colleges Group provides education to over 11,000 learners a year, including 16 -18-year-olds, adults, apprentices, and students with high needs, across our five campuses and two colleges; City of Westminster College and College of North West London. The Cockpit Theatre also forms part of the Group.

With an annual turnover of over £50m, we are one of the top 20 largest college groups in the UK. We offer education and training in almost all vocational areas at a variety of levels for a wide range of learners of all ages and starting points.

Our mission is to provide all our learners with the very best knowledge and to break down any barriers to learning. We pride ourselves on enabling our learners to meet their individual needs and aspirations and we deliver a learning experience that is unique, enjoyable and rewarding.

The Role

UCG’s in-house Graphic Designer undertakes all creative graphic design work for the Marketing & Communications team, as well as servicing the design needs of the wider organisation. The role leads on the design process for printed and digital collateral, collaborating with various stakeholders to support student recruitment objectives, managing design schedules, and maintaining brand guidelines. The post-holder will produce a range of assets from out-of-home printed formats to digital social media assets, as well as leading on the relationship with external printers and suppliers.

About You

The ideal candidate for the Graphic Designer position should possess significant experience in graphic design, preferably within the education sector or youth marketing, demonstrating proficiency in Creative Software packages such as InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects. You should have a track record of managing branding and rolling out brand guidelines within complex organisations, along with the ability to produce high-quality work quickly and accurately in a fast-paced environment. You will have excellent attention to detail and good knowledge of current design trends and printing techniques, as well as strong interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with stakeholders and present design concepts. A degree or formal training in design, would be advantageous.

How to Apply

If you’re ready to join a Group that has the resources to develop the talents of both students and staff, you can find more information on this role and details on how to apply by visiting our website via the apply link.

Alternatively, you can e-mail us on hr@ucg.ac.uk for more information, quoting the job reference.

The College is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to full-vetting procedures including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services Check.

Closing Date: Tuesday, 23rd April 2024

Interview Date: Monday, 13th May 2024

Please note that we may close the application prior to the listed date should sufficient applicants be received.

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