Graphic & Branding Designer / Auckland / $80 – $85K

  • Auckland
  • $80 – $85K

Are you a high-level intermediate designer looking for that next step up? Or a senior looking for a new list of clients to work your design craft across?

Our client, a well recognised and established Ponsonby advertising agency, is looking for a new Graphic Designer to join their successful design and creative studio. They are looking for a first-class commercial portfolio showcasing quality branding, type design, photography, layout, art direction and overall award-winning quality.

The successful candidate will work alongside the Head of Art and Creative Director to manage projects, lead the creative design process by demonstrating strategic and exceptional design capability. This person will ideally be a strong conceptual thinker, be a wiz on the design tools and collaborate in a strong team environment.

This is an opportunity to work on some of New Zealand’s top corporate clients and numerous boutique clients, where you will be able to clearly make your mark or kick your design career up a notch!

Required Experience:

• Min 8+ years’ experience
• Design/advertising agency background preferred

Required Skills:

• Strong conceptual ability with interesting fresh ideas
• Experience working in a design team or creative department
• Confident in adhering to and developing brand tone of voice/brand messaging
• Experience across digital – web design primarily and experience across UX would be ideal
• Strong design skills across typography, illustration, layout and production
• Experience in brand identity, development and in-store design
• Ability to deliver quickly and assist with art working when required
• Excellent file management
• Strong communication skills
• Proactive, smart, with attention to detail
• Development of creative concepts for brand communications, including advertising, direct marketing, promotions, retail and outdoor
• Managing a diverse range of projects simultaneously
• Strong in Adobe Creative Suite

Desired Skills:

• Animation/motion graphics – primarily for social content
• Videography/photography skills
• Copywriting

Required Qualifications:

• Tertiary preferred

Personality & Culture Fit:

• Solutions focused and calm under pressure
• Demonstrates a positive attitude
• Driven by success and adding value
• Passion for delivering a quality product to a client
• Has pride in their place of work and is collaborative with others – can have a laugh!

Salary Range:

$90 - $100k

Ideal start date?

1-4 Weeks notice is workable

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