MID/SENIOR LEVEL DESIGNER – ARTWORK (UK)

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EIKON Group
London, UK
Job Info
Job Status: Open
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: April 29, 2021
Expiry Date: October 30, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Mid level
Years of Experience: 3
Salary Info
Salary Type: Negotiable
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We’re currently looking for a talented and motivated Mid/Senior Level Designer to join our growing visual effects team. As a department we create high-quality motion graphics for a host of film studios and production companies. The ideal candidate will have an exceptional eye for detail, a strong grasp of typography, and a sound understanding of the principles of graphic design. An excellent knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign is essential, and any experience of motion design and post-production techniques would be an advantage. We’re looking for someone with 3+ years’ experience, ready to hit the ground running in our fast-paced but friendly London facility.

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KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

Our talented team of designers and motion designers are responsible for localising title sequences, narrative inserts and visual effect shots for feature films, trailers, online marketing, broadcast programs and other downstream materials for international distribution. Our work is viewed by audiences around the world, and we pride ourselves in creating sequences that are indistinguishable from the original version. In this exciting and ever-changing role, you’ll be responsible for creating localised proofs for client approval as well as high-quality static artwork to pass on to our motion designers. This is a key position within our expanding creative department where you’ll be expected to use your knowledge and experience to help support and mentor more junior members of the team. To facilitate work with international clients and ensure deadlines are hit, applicants will need to be flexible when it comes to working hours and will occasionally be required to work at weekends.

 

MAIN DUTIES

  • Analysis of original visual effect shots
  • Font identification
  • Font creation/adaptation
  • Typographic layout and the handling of translations
  • Creation of PDF proofs for approval purposes
  • Production of finalized artwork
  • Replication of visual components in multiple languages
  • Creation of content that is indistinguishable from the original version
  • To provide technical insight and advise account managers of the best solutions for clients
  • Support and mentor other designers
  • Develop new workflows and procedures for the most efficient delivery of content
  • Assist with in-house branding, marketing and social media

 

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES 

  • Exceptional knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Excellent typographic skills and font knowledge
  • Eye for layout, alignment, balance, and proportion within design
  • Impeccable attention to detail and a conscientious work ethic
  • Experience using Windows Operating Systems
  • Competent in Microsoft Office (Word/Excel/Outlook)
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Clear and methodical approach to work allowing for efficient collaboration
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and remain focussed under pressure
  • Pro-active approach and willingness to take ownership of work
  • Positive attitude towards problem-solving
  • Enthusiasm to learn new skills and share own ideas and creative knowledge
  • Polite and professional approach with excellent communication skills

 

ADDITIONAL SKILLS 

  • Experience using font editing software
  • Familiarity with additional Adobe software such as Bridge and Acrobat
  • Knowledge and experience of scripting languages
  • Knowledge of motion graphics software such as Adobe After Effects
  • Understanding of 3D modelling software like Maxon Cinema 4D
  • Familiarity with post-production processes and services

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Must have 3+ years of experience in a professional design environment