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Graphic Designer

Date: Jan 8, 2019

Location: Watford, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID140320BR
Job TitleGraphic Designer
CountryUnited Kingdom
FunctionKPMG Business Services
Service LinePeople
Service Line InformationWe believe working in our People community is an exciting and challenging environment in which to develop your career. We offer a wide range of opportunities across all areas of HR, where our people are highly respected by our clients, not only in the UK, but also across our growing European integrated practice.

KPMG OverviewKPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.

With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Job Description
Job title: Graphic Designer
Role type: FTC - 14 months
Grade: E
Working hours: 09:30pm - 17:30pm
Location: Watford with some travel to London (Canary Wharf office)

Job Description

Apply your graphic design skills to help us produce new and engaging learning content. Our team uses learning theory to create e-learning, classroom, video, animation and other learning material. Your role would be to primarily design and produce graphic assets using Adobe Creative Suite. At times we might also get you to help with the development of e-learning using Storyline. We don’t expect you to have Storyline experience and will train you on the job.

Role Overview

- Help develop visual concepts, consulting our Instructional Designers.
- Produce bespoke graphic assets.
- Edit photos and images using Adobe Creative Suite.
- Produce mood boards and storyboards.
- Advise on layout design.
- Expand the teams’ repertoire of what’s visually possible (style wise).
- Proactively suggest new ways the team can use graphics more effectively and create more intricate visual concepts.
- Proficiently gather requirements and propose possible approaches.
- Communicate designs clearly – to sometimes non-visual stakeholders.
- Be able to bring vague thoughts to life visually.
Previous Experience

- Consulting clients to gather requirements and guide discussions around possible visual approaches.
- Coming up with visual concepts from scratch.
- Production for digital and print.
- Working under tight deadlines.
- Working with ambiguity.
- Ability to work within branding guidelines.
Required Skills

- Adobe Creative Suite (specifically Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign).
- Microsoft PowerPoint and Word formatting.
- Clear and proactive communication.
- Digital and print outputs.
- Time management.
- Design eye.
Desired Skills

- Other graphic design software.
- Ability to learn other software quickly (Articulate Storyline).
- Video production or filming storyboard production.
- Storytelling.
- Animation.
- User Interface design.
- User Experience design.

Our DealIf the chance to work with interesting clients and innovative technology wasn’t rewarding enough, we’ll motivate you in other ways too. At KPMG you can expect real responsibilities and opportunities to grow professionally.

‘Our Deal’ sets out all the different ways you’ll be rewarded at KPMG. Among other things you can benefit from honest conversations about your career as well as a range of other rewards. In all these ways and more, we have created an environment that can bring out the best in you.

Flexible WorkingWhile some of our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, we are supportive where possible of helping you to achieve a balance between your home and work demands.

We are happy to discuss individual requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements could be of interest. Furthermore, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly so you can understand from them what our culture is like.

Applying with a DisabilityKPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of the Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring that you are treated fairly throughout our Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require, with your recruitment contact.

KPMG's commitment to diversity

We are proud of the value we place on individuality; we want you to bring your full self to work and truly maximise your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results for our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective - that's the KPMG difference. But, don't take our word for it, find out more about diversity at KPMG.

Returning to work after a break
At KPMG, we appreciate that returning to work after an extended career break can be daunting. We understand that those with experience who have taken a career break have a wealth of experience and knowledge to offer our organisation, which helps us to achieve our business goals. We will support you to refresh your skills, develop your confidence and provide a supportive network across the firm to help you best integrate into the working environment. This role welcomes applications for individuals who have been out of work for 18 months or more and who have previous relevant experience.

Policy for Agencies

KPMG has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies. Please check here to see our policy on agencies: Policy

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