Senior Designer at Westco Design

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Thursday, October 19th 2017

We are looking for a creative and enthusiastic senior designer to work in a small friendly team, working on campaigns that positively affect local communities.


We are looking for a creative and enthusiastic senior designer to work in a small friendly team, working on campaigns that positively affect local communities.

This is a key role within the department – providing leadership on projects and sharing the benefit of their experience with the rest of the design team. The role also involves quality control, providing design direction to colleagues, building relationships with clients and colleagues, and ensuring projects are delivered on time and within budget.

About us

We help clients to make lasting improvements to their performance and reputation by providing the best strategy, policy and communications. Westco was established to provide the very best of Westminster City Council services and skills with others in the public and private sector. We are an energetic, ambitious consultancy with a wealth of experience, working on projects that have a direct and positive impact on people and their communities.

The design team work on print and digital design projects for a variety of clients, ranging from simple posters for adoption campaigns to complete event graphics for the largest free theatre event in the world – West End LIVE.

 

Our ideal person needs:

  • Extensive experience within an agency or in-house design team.
  • Experience of brand identity design and development, editorial, digital and presentation design.
  • To be able to confidently pitch concepts to existing and potential clients.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.An eye for detail.
  • Excellent strategic and commercial awareness.
  • To enjoy working as a member of a team, whilst being self-motivated, and able to actively use initiative to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • The ability to delegate and critique the work of junior designers.
  • Experience in mentoring junior members of the team.
  • To be highly organised and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • To be resilient and able to work in a fast paced environment.
  • An excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Experience in digital design and motion graphics would be advantageous.

 

Salary

£35,000 – 40,000 per annum DOE

 

Closing date is Friday, 27 October 2017

 

Please email studio@westcodesign.co.uk with the subject ‘Application for Senior Designer’