The Northern Block is looking for a Mid-Weight Graphic Designer to join our expanding creative team in our Newcastle office. Candidates should have a minimum of 2 years experience in editorial, print, publishing and digital design and should be open to learning a wider range of skills in the font business, whilst looking to excel in their specialist field. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work on an exciting and varied range of projects that will help to promote our font library and further establish The Northern Block brand. The Graphic Designer should demonstrate a track record of producing high quality work across a variety of media, using industry standard software.
As our Graphic Designer, your role involves the design of promotional campaigns for new and existing fonts, producing original and creative concepts for screen and print production. Working both collaboratively within our team and remotely unassisted, you will be able to take a project brief through to final publication. In addition to this, you will showcase a high level of design competency, demonstrating strong typographic skills and in-depth understanding of our font library. Established knowledge of typographic trends, social media advertising and blogging would be an advantage.
Skills and Experience
- Established Graphic/Web Design experience (Video/Motion Design experience a bonus)
- Established knowledge and understanding of typography
- Experience within an agency environment and working remotely unassisted
- Accomplished self-management skills to implement a project from start to finish
- Fluency in Adobe Creative Suite, including digital and motion graphic software
- Ideally a degree in Graphic Design/Typographic Design or related discipline
- Meticulous attention to detail and flawless implementation
An opportunity to work within a studio situated in the historic Tyne Valley — collaborate with a team of creatives, bloggers and type enthusiasts from around the globe to influence and shape the future of our type design and font development. Attractive salary package including non-contractual profit, performance related bonuses, pension plan and additional training courses.
If you have the skills and experience we’re looking for, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with a brief introductory letter why you would be a good fit for The Northern Block. All submissions must include a current CV, a selection of your best work in PDF format and your current salary expectations. Please note, submissions without a PDF portfolio will not be reviewed.
January 4, 2019