University of Bath

University of Bath

Graphic Designer (Maternity Cover)(0.6 FTE) (KW11553)

United Kingdom

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Job title Graphic Designer (Maternity Cover)(0.6 FTE)

Department Marketing

Salary Starting from £29,605, rising to £36,024 pro rata per annum

Grade Grade 6

Contract Type Part Time, Fixed Term

Placed on Monday 25 March 2024

Closing date Monday 15 April 2024

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference KW11553

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About the role

We are seeking a hardworking graphic designer to join the University's Creative Services team in the Department of Marketing. You'll produce engaging and inclusive designs for our Campus Services department and ResLife, including social media posts, posters, brochures and digital screen graphics. You'll also develop and implement new brand identities for our food & retail outlets, as well as branded merchandise and clothing.

This is a part-time Maternity cover post, working 21.9 hours per week. You will be required to work on campus 2 days per week.

The post holder will start on or around 17.06.2024

If you wish to make an informal and confidential enquiry, please contact Richard Box, Senior Graphic Designer [email protected]

About you:

You will have worked in an agency or client-side designing digital assets and for print. You'll have a portfolio that demonstrates designing, developing and executing both large and small creative briefs to a high standard, across multiple applications and channels

Used to working in a fast-paced environment, you will create and deliver engaging designs across multiple touchpoints predominantly for our Campus Services department. You'll need to be comfortable working independently or in harmony with the rest of the creative team to deliver designs that meet the brief and embody our brand.

We're looking for a highly organised team player with a friendly ‘can-do' attitude who can interpret client briefs and is experienced enough to know when a job just needs to happen, but also knows when to push back and question the brief for better results. You will be used to keeping up with industry trends and will be using your creative skills and knowledge of best practice to interpret briefs and ensure deliverables exceed customer's expectations.

You will have:
  • In-depth knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud applications especially InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat Pro and After Effects along with a good understanding of MS office
  • Experienced in managing design projects from creative brief through to final production
  • Excellent organisational qualities, respond to customer requests proactively and professionally
  • Ability to interpret design briefs creatively and successfully, ensuring design solutions meet the brief and are on time and on budget
  • Excellent communication skills when presenting concepts to clients, providing clear rationale for design choices whilst delivering the best for them in terms of creativity
  • Ability to interpret feedback and handle resistance and objections effectively
  • A positive, proactive and collaborative attitude to working
  • Ability to pick up new skills quickly and effectively.
  • All applications must be submitted through the University of Bath website - bath.ac.uk

    What we can offer you:
  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance
  • we are a family-friendly University and with an increasingly agile workforce, are open to flexible working arrangements
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities
  • a number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some immigration expenses which you may be eligible for: Relocation allowance, Visa Reimbursement, Interest-Free Loan.
  • Find out more about our benefits.

    We consider ourselves to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams.

    We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

    Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

    Further details:
  • Job Description & Person Specification

  • Terms and Conditions of Employment

  • We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.

    Job details

    Title

    Graphic Designer (Maternity Cover)(0.6 FTE) (KW11553)

    Employer

    University of Bath

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Published

    March 26, 2024

    Application deadline

    April 15, 2024

    Job type

    Administration/Managerment

    Field

    Architecture and Design,Arts and Culture,Business and Economics

    About the employer

    Situated in Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom, University of Bath is a public university that received its royal charter in 1966. The University of Bath has been consistently ranked amongst the top universities in the UK and is known for its expertise in research and teaching. In 2004, the university launched the SET squared Partnership with the universities of Bristol, Southampton, and Surrey. This is the largest partnership ever, comprises of a combined staff of 6,400 researchers, and has a research budget of £266 million.

    The university is known for its four faculties: management, science, humanities and social science, and engineering and design. The university has been recognized for its excellence in research facilities and according to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), 87 percent of the university's research has been defined as world-leading. Notably, the university's research into child poverty and support for vulnerable people won a Queen's Anniversary Prize in 2011. The university's research grants and contracts portfolio is worth around £150 million.

    The university constantly finishes at the top of student satisfaction rankings and excelling in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Psychology. It was also awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework. Because of its high-quality teaching, Bath's graduates are highly sought after by the UK's top employers.

    In 2004, Bath University invested in creating a sports training village, which has emerged as one of the best training centers for athletes in Europe. In 2013, the University became a founder member of GW4, an alliance of universities sharing intellectual and physical resources. Also, in the same year, the university opened a block of 75 flats for students living on campus. In 2012, the university began a three-year campus improvement project to improvise and expand student accommodation, teaching space, and a £10million arts centre. The university has invested over £450 million on its campus over the last decade.

    In 2015, the university inaugurated a specialized area for arts, education, and events. The University of Bath has a well-built infrastructure with all the essential facilities and amenities a student will require. The university gives equal focus on sports and offers one of the best sports facilities in the UK. The university-based athletes won six medals in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

    Almost one-fourth of the students enrolled are from outside the UK, so, the university offers a perfect internationally diverse experience. Airbus, World Bank, Nike, Ford, and Rolls Royce are some of the industry leaders, which collaborate with the university.

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