Are you an intermediate designer looking for a new challenge to get stuck in to?
Based in or looking to make the move to the sunny Hawke's Bay?
We're on the hunt for a driven intermediate designer looking for growth, to join a busy Hawke's Bay based agency. The new Designer will report directly to the Creative Director and will support the current studio team.
This is a role for an autonomous, passionate designer who is happy to champion projects and always strive to create the best solutions for clients. The successful candidate will be adept at interpreting briefs and have strong communication skills with an ability to rationalise design decisions. They will be proactive, self-directed and accountable.
The candidate will need to be able to create new design concepts as well as maintain the visual standards and brand continuity of existing projects. This role is 1/3 campaign and advertising design, 1/3 branding and identity and 1/3 corporate communications design. Ideally, the candidate will have experience across all three of these disciplines.
- Min 4+ years’ experience
- Agency background or corporate branding experience preferred
- Strong design skills across branding, advertising and corporate visual communications
- A strategic and conceptual thinker
- Confident in adhering to and developing brand tone of voice
- Solid on the tools, ability to deliver quickly and assist with art working when required
- Excellent file management
- Strong communication skills
- Proactive, smart, with attention to detail
- Digital design skills – an understanding in this space would be ideal
- Tertiary Qualification (preferred)
Personality & Culture Fit:
- Solid work ethic
- Happy working in a small team
- Always seeking to add value to a project
- Uses initiative
- Committed to learning new skills
- Passion for delivering a quality product to a client
- Has pride in their place of work
- Busy, social, growing & dynamic workplace
- $65 - 75K + Kiwisaver
Let Leighton and The Pond agents help you realise your market value and future career potential.
Apply today, or get in touch by emailing email@example.com or calling +64 21 702 573 for more information.
Please only apply if you have a valid NZ work visa.
Ben, your inspiration is worthy of the leadership position you have already been recognised for. As an [old-ish] person I wholeheartedly endorse your ambition and add this observation: - Kiwis are often too fearful of 'what-others-think-of-me' - Tall Poppy syndrome ...
The saddest thing about this post, is a reminder of how sh$t this industry is. A brand puts out an RFI to the industry, which you would guess anyone non-conflicted would have responded to? A local agency (yep, owned by ...
Ok... Can you actually help with this recurring for months now issue that is sooooooooooooooooooooooooo frustrating? I have mac laptop and iphone and ipad. Google authentication keeps saying the same message EVERY time I try to authenticate (to sync Google ...
What about the kiwi employees of who worked hard on the pitch for and will benefit from the BBDO win? https://media0.giphy.com/media/etUF7IcX4Lxs3KCSEH/giphy.gif
It's not uncommon for Kiwibank to use organisations outside of New Zealand. I understand they were using a South African organisation on their failed SAP project. Seems odd for a purpose driven organisation to not "live their brand".
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