Media Job: Graphic designer, Thunderbirds Are Go

CLOSING DATE: August 28, 2015


Ref: VAC122

AN opportunity has arisen for two Graphic Designers with creative flair and flexible thinking to join the Boys’ Magazines design team, which produces the newly-launched licensed title Thunderbirds Are Go.

Working on magazine design, brand extensions and other titles within Boys’ Magazines as required, you will liaise with internal and external customers to gain a clear understanding of visual communication requirements in order to design page layouts with high visual impact for readers in the children’s market, in line with brand values.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

* Designing page layouts with high visual impact, in keeping with style guides and brand values

* Contributing innovative ideas and designing artwork to brief

*Preparation of design layouts using techniques such as photography, illustration and computer generated imagery

* Ensuring layout changes meet the needs of internal and external customers

* Contributing to the design of brand extensions and projects as necessary within a team environment

* You may also be expected to work across other titles in Boys’ Magazines

With HND Graphic Design or equivalent, or extensive experience in graphic design, the successful candidate will be a proficient user of InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, have an understanding of colour and form and DCT in-house styles.

You will also possess good communication skills, the ability to interpret instructions, prioritise tasks and work to strict deadlines and style guides.

Please note this is a permanent role (a previous version of this advert had the role identified as a six-month posting).

For further information, please visit www.dcthomson.co.uk/careers

Closing date for applications is Friday 28th August 2015

Website: http://www.dcthomson.co.uk/careers