Designer, Live: The Telegraph

Role purpose and overview:

An editorial designer role working across primarily the News, Business and Sport sections of both The Daily and Sunday Telegraph and also designing digital assets.

Key responsibilities:

Design editorial content in a creative and innovative manner to a high quality in the house style designing pages from scratch or using libraries and templates.
Designing digital assets for web, social and mobile apps following house style and templates.
Meet all editorial deadlines.
Liaise with editors, senior designers and picture editors to fully understand and interpret the briefs provided by the editorial team.
Ensure typography, design and house styles are maintained in all work produced.
Commission illustrations when needed.
Be able to work a flexible five day rota across a seven day operation.

Essential skills required for the role:

Proven experience in a similar role.
Must be an enthusiastic and dedicated designer, with a desire to exceed expectations.
Track record of producing creative editorial pages consistently to a high standard.
Basic level understanding of html, responsive web design and current trends in social media.
Strong grasp of all Adobe software, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop.
Manage personal workflow and be able to meet tight deadlines.
Good communication skills in order to liaise with different areas of the business.
A passion for news and current affairs

Additional skills useful for the role:

Experience commissioning illustrators and photographers
Experience of motion design and Adobe after effects

What you can expect from The Telegraph if you’re the successful candidate:

Personal and career development opportunities such as communication, soft skills and industry qualifications.
Work within a dynamic team, who challenge the status quo and champion agile working & continuous improvement; adopting the Telegraph’s values – together, fearless, open-minded and informed – in everything we do.
25 days holiday; rising to 30 days after 3 years service, private pension, plus lifestyle, health & wellbeing and financial benefits.

Closing Date: 09 May 2018

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