Multi-skilled designer, The Scottish Sun

CLOSING DATE: August 31, 2012

WHAT’S the job?

Multi-skilled Designer

Where do I work?

The Scottish Sun, News International

Who’s my manager?

Art Editor

Why are we here?

To inspire more readers to engage, choose and buy our papers every day. We will achieve this by putting the reader at the heart of everything we do. Through our strategies, creativity and innovation we will continue to maintain the relevance and value of The Scottish Sun. We relentlessly seek to lead the market, delivering the most engaging and informative content and design available.

How do we contribute?

To build Hermes pages and produce the Photoshop and Illustrator elements required on the page to a very high standard for The Scottish Sun.

What’s my personal contribution?

To produce outstanding Hermes pages as well as Photoshop and Illustrator artwork/graphics for The Scottish Sun. To share expertise with team members.

What are my accountabilities?

Great design and production execution are what makes The Scottish Sun different from other papers. Recognising and acting upon any potential legal issues and acting in accordance with the PCC code of Conduct

Keen attention to detail and meticulous checking. Ensuring each page is read by a backbench team member before sending.

Keeping line manager informed on changes that arise as stories/pages develop

Able to suggest design options to news/features backbenches

Must have and maintain a wide knowledge of current affairs and trends through reading various titles as well as utilising other media platforms on a daily basis

Encourage collaboration and support others, actively engaging with people in other teams and departments.

Willingness to work flexible hours over a seven-day rota pattern

Must haves (skills and behaviours)

Excellent Photoshop and Illustrator skills.

Hermes experience preferred but not essential

Candidate should be confident with regards to picking up the new skills very quickly

Proactive approach and ready for a challenge

Sets exceptionally high standards for own work

To apply

CVs and a covering letter should be sent to by August 31.