12th October 2023

Graphic Designer

Location: Dundee, UK

Deadline: 1st November 2023

We are looking for a talented graphic designer to join our growing team.

Urban Foresight is the UK’s leading place-based innovation consultancy. We work with ambitious clients around the world on projects that improve lives, protect the environment, and create new economic opportunities.

Design is at the heart of our business. It differentiates us from traditional consultancies and brings our ideas and insights to life.

As part of our in-house graphic design team, you will have the opportunity to work on projects covering diverse sectors and geographies. You should apply if you are:

  • Excited to be involved in cutting-edge projects that make a genuine difference in the world
  • Motivated to be part of a unique and growing business
  • Enjoy sharing your knowledge and working with passionate people.

This permanent role will be based in our Dundee office.

The role 

You will work with our two Senior Graphic Designers to develop a wide range of digital and print materials.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Visual design. Creating visually stunning graphics, illustrations, and layouts for a wide range of digital and print materials, including reports, presentations, infographics, and marketing collateral.
  • Formatting. Enhancing the quality of the reports and presentations prepared by our consultants to maintain brand consistency and create eye-catching deliverables.
  • Branding. Maintaining the Urban Foresight brand identity, ensuring consistency in design elements across all communication channels.
  • Data visualisation. Transforming data and research findings into accessible and engaging visual representations, helping to communicate insights effectively to clients and stakeholders.
  • Collaboration. Working closely with our multidisciplinary consultancy teams to ensure that design aligns with project goals and objectives.
  • Digital media. Designing engaging visuals for our website and social media platforms to enhance our online presence and engagement.
  • Print production. Preparing design files for print to ensure high-quality printed materials.
  • Creativity. Staying up to date on design trends, tools, and technologies, and bringing new ideas to the team.

Skills and experience 

We are keen to meet candidates from a range of backgrounds.

The ideal candidate would have:

  • A university degree in graphic design or equivalent professional experience.
  • Demonstrable experience in Graphic Design or an equivalent discipline.
  • Thorough knowledge of the Adobe Cloud suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop).
  • Significant experience of working with Microsoft Office including Word and PowerPoint.
  • Experience of digital design, good practice in UX/UI, and creating wireframes.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Premier Pro or equivalent video editing software.
  • Ability to engage confidently with internal and external stakeholders at all levels.
  • Ability to prioritise work,and meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills.

How to apply 

Applications should be made in the form of a full CV and covering letter sent to: by 1st November 2023.

Please indicate in your covering letter your salary expectations and notice period.

Urban Foresight strives to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons. As part of this commitment, consideration will be given to requests for part-time working in this role, subject to this satisfying the required business need.

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