Junior Graphic Designer

The Roald Dahl Story Company Ltd is looking for a Junior Designer to contribute pro-actively to the ongoing growth of the business, inspiring new generations of children to engage with Roald Dahl’s characters and stories.

Summary:

Salary - DOE
Contract - 6 month fixed term contract
Working pattern - Monday to Friday
Start date - ASAP 
Location - Marylebone, London

Overview: 

The Roald Dahl Story Company (RDSC) manages the copyrights of the world’s number one storyteller - Roald Dahl. The slate of activity that the RDSC coordinates ranges from developing new publishing, merchandise and digital products to activating major new films, television series, stage shows and partnerships. 

We’re looking for a passionate and enthusiastic multi-disciplined Junior Graphic Designer to join our team. In this vital position, you will be responsible for creating imaginative and creative print and digital assets for a variety of departments, including product development; marketing; brand partnerships; publishing; social media and more.

 

Roles and responsibilities: 

Reporting into the Licensing and Design Director, you will be responsible for a variety of visual communications, including (but not limited to): 

  • The creation and upkeep of brand, product and marketing calendars and presentations
  • Asset management
  • Product development research projects
  • Product direction and approvals (from brand licensees)
  • Style guide creation and development
  • Design approvals
  • Product mockups
  • Packaging
  • Brand guidelines
  • Keynote presentations
  • The creation of a variety of brand assets including: social assets, brand partnership assets, marketing calendars, presentations, infographics, character art and iconography and typography

 

Key Skills: 

The successful candidate for the role of Junior Graphic Designer will:

  • Have high-level knowledge and experience in using the Adobe Creative Cloud suite (InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator are essential)
  • Have high-level knowledge and experience in using Keynote
  • Have a demonstrable background working with multi-disciplinary, branded content and strong typographic skills, evidenced in your portfolio
  • Be flexible to working in a number of creative areas, including product development ideas and product approvals
  • Be able to create product mock ups (both CAD and true-to-life)
  • Be comfortable working within brand guidelines, but have the skillset and confidence to think creatively and expand them
  • Be an extremely confident and capable designer, with a great eye for style and presentation, whilst being receptive to feedback and able to handle direction from the team
  • Be well-organised, understanding the importance of sticking to briefing deadlines, using their own initiative when carrying out tasks
  • Have a strong interest in the entertainment industry, brand licensing and management
  • Be well-versed in asset management and the importance of consistent brand guidelines
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, with attention to detail
  • Be comfortable creating to both a hand finished and digital aesthetic
  • Have experience in creating GIF’s and basic animated content
  • Know and love Roald Dahl’s stories!

 

How to Apply

If you would like to be considered for this role, please send:

  1. Your CV
  2. A PDF portfolio, and
  3. A cover letter outlining why you would be a good fit for the role

to: Livvy Chan (HR Manager) at livvy@roalddahl.com

Closing Date for applications: Friday 6th July 2018

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