Graphic Designer - London - £25 - 30K


New Member
The British Safety Council is looking for a talented in-house Graphic Designer to join the communications team, based in Hammersmith, London.

Looking to have post in place early Nov. Contact [email protected] with CV and portfolio / website link as soon as possible.

Permanant full time - benefits include healthcare and dental cover, and bonus scheme.

Primary job purpose:

Champion the British Safety Council’s new brand identity through innovative and creative interpretation of the guidelines across a range of media.
Raise awareness of the British Safety Council and its non revenue-generating activities and position the organisation as a thought leader in the industry via different media.

Work as part of the communication and marketing teams to deliver high-quality design across a range of media including print, online, exhibition and outdoor.
Produce monthly Safety Management magazine (and associated Guides / Posters) – leading 64-page industry publication.
Migrate current print and marketing collateral over to new brand.
Work with PR manager and head of communications on external and internal facing campaigns with focus on print and online.
Work with events team to produce collateral for range of annual high-profile awards.
Expand, develop and evolve the new brand identity, considering positioning for the British Safety Council’s diverse audiences and stakeholders.
Team player with the ability to produce work under pressure and to deadlines
Art direction of photographic shoots and implementation of an image library in keeping with brand guidelines.
Feed into organisational wide projects – website and Intranet from a design perspective.
Guide colleagues and advise on best practice on design requirements.
Train colleagues to use programmes InDesign and Photoshop at basic level.
Confident liaising with print suppliers.
Designer is expected to keep up to date with the latest trends in the industry. They may attend courses and demonstrations of new design software.
To liaise with colleagues to share and gather information.
To be part of a rota to maintain cover during office hours.
To be aware of the British Safety Council’s code of conduct and equal opportunities and diversity policies and ensure they are reflected in all areas of work, as appropriate.
Skills & Qualifications - Essential

Relevant degree or qualification.
Strong portfolio illustrating range of design.
Excellent computer skills.

High technical ability in the following: InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Flash, Adobe Illustrator

Confidence to present and explain creative ideas to colleagues and senior management.
Experience with different content management systems for web.
Professional telephone skills

Animation skills – proficient in following: Lightwave 3D, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere.
Experience with SiteFinity CMS / Drupal.
Interactive design skills with DVD/CD production, GUI / UX design programmes.