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Kickstart - Graphic Designer

Job details
Posting date: 17 December 2021
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 31 January 2022
Location: Home Based, NW19QS
Company: DWP Kickstart Scheme
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: V0000361743

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Summary


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EMPLOYER
Turgensec Ltd

JOB SUMMARY
We are looking for a graphic designer to produce infographics, marketing material, website graphics, illustrations, animated graphics and short marketing videos for a cyber security brand and associated products.

Responsibilities will include:

- Production of graphics for email marketing campaigns.
- Infographic creation and content writing of informational articles.
- Website graphics production
- Illustration production for sales pages
- Animated graphics and short marketing video production for sales pages.

Culture & Workplace:

We are a fast-moving startup looking to welcome to our team an experienced marketing and graphic design student or young professional. Work experience in a digital industry is appreciated, but not required. Your job will be remote, with daily check-ins from a supervisor. We are looking for a motivated, self-driven independent thinker who can work to tight deadlines alone, or within a small team.

SKILLS NEEDED
Qualifications: Graphic Design or Art GCSE.

Experience: No experience required, but understanding of Photoshop, and adobe illustrator preferred.

Technical & other skills:

You will be required to independently use Photoshop to an advanced level along with other Adobe programs (illustrator).

We require English skills along with some content writing experience.

The ability to animate and create videos is a must as this makes up the majority of work required.

Marketing/SEO/PPC experience is a bonus.

WORKING HOURS
To be discussed with successful Candidate

HOURLY RATE
National minimum wage

ADDITIONAL EMPLOYABILITY SUPPORT
Microlink Pc UK Ltd will be supplying a full wraparound support program for the successful candidate which will include the following;

An online, accessible tool for screening strengths and challenges, providing Turgensec with a detailed report with solutions to optimize a person’s support.
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A 1:1 Counselling session (1hr) with a psychologist, reviewing the results of the Screening, initial career counselling, goal setting for the 6-month employment, positive assessment report to refer to, including any specific management requirements, for example, disability support.

6x 2.5hrs Skills for the Workplace Workshops (1 per month). Designed by Psychologists and run by qualified Coaches. To include a workbook of exercises to completely cover individual and team performance, managing conflict, and communication. Will be adapted to fit the challenges identified for each cohort as per the initial screening, e.g., in literacy, numeracy, communication.

A 1:1 Outplacement counselling session (1hr) with a Psychologist at 4 months, to support and focus on career counselling and aiding the individual move into the next employment or enhance skills for remaining in the same role.

3x Participants Survey. One at the beginning, one at 3 months, and one at the end of the 6 months. Designed by psychologists. Anonymized to encourage honest reflections. Positive and future-focused to provide learning. Summarized into an executive report.

At the end of the course a certificate will be issued as part of the course completion.

In House training will also be provided by Turgensec as part of the 6-month placement, which will focus on the requirements of the role and building skills.

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