Lead Graphic Designer

Glasgow, United Kingdom

Posted: 28th January, 2021

Contract: 6 month FTC, full time

Salary: Circa £28,000 (depending on experience)

Deadline: 5pm, Friday 12th February 2021

About Twig Education

At Twig Education we’re passionate about STEM education and we’re passionate about digital.

Our reputation is based on designing and producing easy-to-use teacher and student tools that engage students. These high-quality, hands-on materials, assessments, multimedia and digital are inspiring learners and teachers around the world. Our programs allow for flexible implementation models for in-person and/or virtual delivery of lessons.

Working closely with our collaborative “think tank” which includes Imperial College of London, Stanford SCALE and classroom specialists, we deliver award-winning, groundbreaking K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics education programs.

We are a dynamic company with a performance-enhancing culture with a mission to provide access to high-quality education, inclusion and equity for all students.

The Role

We are looking to hire a Lead Graphic Designer with an exceptional eye for detail and the ability to manage projects and fellow designers. The successful candidate should have an interest, and experience of working, in editorial design and the ability to solve problems creatively. They should have excellent technical, organisation and communication skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines.

Responsibilities
  • Designing creative and engaging visual materials for print and digital platforms.  
  • Working across editorial, illustrative and photographic formats.
  • Developing and implementing style guidelines to ensure consistency and efficiency across all projects.
  • Managing team members to ensure all work is delivered according to the project requirements.
  • Providing creative direction to other Designers. 
  • Working closely with the Design Manager to identify any potential areas of improvement or risk. 
  • Proofing, preparing and supplying design work for print production. 
  • Working collaboratively across different departments. 
Skills and Experience

Essential:

  • Experience of working in a design environment that can be evidenced by relevant portfolio examples. 
  • Highly proficient user of InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • Experience and knowledge of print production.
  • Strong attention to detail and methodical approach to work.
  • Excellent communication and team-working skills.

Desirable:

  • Line management experience.
What is it like to work at Twig?

As a company, we strive to maintain an open, fair, relaxed and flexible culture where hard work is recognised and rewarded. 

Benefits of working at Twig include:

  • Salaries in line with market rates
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Healthshield cashback plan
  • Generous holiday allowance including birthday off
Think you might be right for this role? We'd love to hear from you!

To apply, please complete the Online Application Form, attaching a CV, covering letter and portfolios of your work, demonstrating the extent to which your skills, abilities and experience meet the requirements of this role.  Please don’t wait to apply as we’ll be looking at applications as they come in.

Please note:  Due to COVID-19, this position will be home based until we are able to return to our Glasgow office.

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