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Kickstart - Graphic Designer

Job details
Posting date: 23 September 2021
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 23 October 2021
Location: Watford, WD244WP
Company: DWP Kickstart Scheme
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: V0000329653

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To apply for this job, you must be claiming Universal Credit and 16 to 24 years old.

EMPLOYER
Wired Productions Limited

JOB SUMMARY
Are you a student interested in building real world graphic design experience with an award winning team? We are a forward thinking video games publisher looking for a talented and knowledgeable designer with fresh, creative ideas and an excellent eye for detail.

Day to day responsibilities include creating and designing print and digital materials, adhering to brand guidelines, and completing projects according to deadline, retouching and manipulating images, using graphic design software and working with a wide variety of media. As well as, collaborating with the Senior Graphic Designer to develop design concepts, receiving feedback from the Senior Graphic Designer and make necessary changes, and assembling final presentation material for printing as needed.

We are looking for someone with basic knowledge of layouts, typography, line composition, colour, and other graphic design fundamentals, experience with InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, and Illustrator, as well as strong creative and analytical skills

Bonus points if you have a Graphic Design degree.

SKILLS NEEDED
Someone with basic knowledge of layouts, typography, line composition, colour, and other graphic design fundamentals, experience with InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, and Illustrator, as well as strong creative and analytical skills.

In Addition to an excellent knowledge of the games industry and a compelling portfolio of graphic design work. Creative mindset and an ability to multitask and work in a team are essential.

WORKING HOURS
Monday to Friday, 9.30am till 5.30pm with 30 mins unpaid meal break

HOURLY RATE
NMW

ADDITIONAL EMPLOYABILITY SUPPORT
Support will include

Planning sessions that will involve CV preparation, interview technique and training for networking and career specific skills relevant to their job role via regular online workshops.

Regular touch points throughout the 6 month period, with participants given official training every week for the first 4 weeks, and then 1 2 1 s in months 5 and 6,

A personal support officer from Into Games for the duration who will also be in touch with the employer to ensure that both parties are happy and the placement is safe.

Where applicable, a digital mentor for each participant provided through Into Games existing mentor scheme.

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