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Integrated Designer

Date: Aug 31, 2021

Location: Watford, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

The Role
CREATE is recognised as being the leader of creative output and quality to the UK firm.

The Integrated Designer will produce creative, comprehensive layout and design for proposals, marketing collateral, and client deliverables. This position requires a creative problem solver with a good understanding of conceptual design, from creation/development through to presentation to clients for review / refinement. This position requires full knowledge and application of the firm’s visual identity and the team member will understand and anticipate clients’ needs and expectations.

You will be expected to perform as a mentor to other CREATE team members and a knowledgeable resource for clients - working in the office or offsite with client project teams.

Key responsibilities
- Ability to jump into multiple software - mainly Adobe and PPT to produce design and art working
- Support the increase and developemnt within digital outputs (e.g. microsites) and experiments with digital channels (e.g. virtual reality and augmented reality) to create impactful clients experiences that are fit for the “new reality” post COVID-19
- Provide professional and functional design support on marketing / proposals / client delivery that align with business needs and which adhere to KPMG / client’s corporate style and brand
- Develop technical knowledge and the ability to finalise ongoing projects and manage rapid response requests for design, print and electronic deliverables within the KPMG brand
- Execute routine design projects, effectively prioritising work and balancing multiple priorities simultaneously
- Working with other team members to assist with art working conceptual layouts
- Be a proactive problem solver and produce credible, creative design solutions
- Build up strong relationships with KPMG’s brand team
- Educate and influence clients to ensure that deadlines are delivered accurately and on schedule and within budget
- Promote awareness of visual identity in the business. Keep up to date with the evolution of KPMG’s brand
- Follow the JobTrack document submission process in accordance with standards and protocols

The Person

- Advanced technical skills in PowerPoint and Adobe Create Suite (InDesign / Illustrator / Photoshop)
- Animation capabilities within PowerPoint and Adobe (After effects / Premier Pro / Animate) is desirable
- An understanding of digital capabilities within HTML / CSS etc is desireable
- Highly Creative skills, the ability to understand wriiten material and transform in graphical creative way
- Formal qualification in Graphic Design and/or related discipline, or equivalent work experience.
- Strong skills in graphic design, pre-print / print management, packaging / merchandise and an understanding of design for online/digital channels
- Have strong skills in typography, layout, digital design and colour
- Adobe XD knowledge is desirable but not essential
- Exceptional accuracy and attention to detail
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, working with staff at all levels
- Good project / time management and problem-solving skills
- Remain calm under pressure
- Excellent project and time management skills
- Able to work in a flexible working model (working hours and location), and available to travel internationally (when required).
- Creative flair
- A strong visual sense
- Originality
- Confidence to present and explain ideas to clients and colleagues
- Grasp client needs and consider practical solutions
- Attention to detail
- The ability to balance work on several projects at a time
- Good teamworking skills
- Flexibility
Work and experience
- Experience working in a professional presentation graphics department.
- Proven experience working as a Powerpoint Designer in a professional presentation graphics department.
- Minimum 5 GCSEs or equivalent, including English and Art and Design grades A-C.
- Degree in Graphic Design and/or related discipline.
- Able to supply an up to date protfolio of own work.

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