Graphic Designer

Islamic Relief Worldwide (UK) HQ

Islamic Relief Worldwide is an independent humanitarian and development organisation, serving humanity for over 37 years. With an active presence in over 40 countries across the globe, we strive to make the world a better and fairer place for those affected by poverty, conflicts and natural disasters.
Islamic Relief UK (IRUK), due to team growth, is recruiting for the position of ���������Graphic Designer��������� to join its Communications & Creative Content division based in Waterloo, London. As part of the Creative Content team, the Graphic Designer is responsible for delivering a wide range of high-quality, innovative and expressive online and offline media that reflects IR���������s progressive humanitarian work on a national and international level. The post holder will be working on visual and design assets which include fundraising materials and emergency appeal communications; social media graphics, print collateral; events marketing; advocacy campaigns; material about our international programmes; woducing publications and occasionally assisting on video production for campaigns. The role involves being creative with a strong technical design background in order to produce and coordinate all aspects of design work. The post holder will be able to work to tight deadlines ensuring output to a high-quality standard and in line with IRUK brand guidelines.
The successful candidate must have or be:
A qualification or relevant experience in Graphic Design Be artistic in producing graphically animated sequences Creative and innovative approach to work Excellent research skills to successfully market products aimed at IR���������s diverse donor base Excellent planning and organisational skills including the ability to plan own work, and establish and maintain monitoring systems Flexible and adaptable with the ability to respond effectively to requests for briefs and deadlines Co-operative and supportive team player with an ability to work within cross organisational teams Specialist knowledge of using graphic deoftware (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) Ability to travel occasionally to attend meetings/training involving overnight stays Empathy with the aims, goals and values of IRUK, and a commitment to support delivery to meet these Proven experience of producing designs from the concept stage Experience in storyboarding and presenting ideas creatively Experience in producing graphic design assets for print Experience in producing graphic design assets for online and social media channels

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