Are you a left-brainer who loves the design industry? Shillington is looking for a new Student Experience Manager at our Sydney head office.
You will need to be organised, thorough and energetic, but we're not expecting you to have experience in all of the below. We’re looking for a friendly person who loves coming to work and enjoys a drink on Fridays!
Grimshaw is an international architectural practice who works closely with our clients in designing buildings and environments that work, inspire people and transform communities. Grimshaw operates worldwide with offices in New York, London, Melbourne, Sydney, Kuala Lumpur and Doha employing over 560 staff. We are a dedicated, hardworking team, who work collaboratively to deliver projects which meet the highest possible standards of excellence. In our workplace, we encourage creativity and innovation in a vibrant and friendly working environment.
We currently have an exciting opportunity available for a Graphic Designer to join our Graphics team at our Melbourne office, located in Carlton. This role will allow you to work as part of our team producing graphic design and visual communication work for a wide range of projects and media.
Key responsibilities include:
Design and execute original works
Supporting the team throughout the execution of tender and proposal submissions, architectural competition submissions, event and marketing collateral, media campaigns and award submissions
Producing attractive and effective designs for all media
Design presentations in both InDesign and PowerPoint
Help maintain files: versions, formats and project names within established framework
Image handling, resizing, filing and management for digital and print use
Output files for print and digital specifications
Provide creative and original ideas for internal and external communication initiatives
Work closely with the Senior Designer to develop and design proposals, concepts and final artwork
Take direction from Senior Designer and Leadership Team
Liaising effectively with suppliers and other team members to meet deadlines
To be successful you will have:
A strong portfolio with examples of various design projects demonstrating an innovative approach
Proficient in Adobe CC: Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign (other applications advantageous)
Experience with MSO tools (Word, PowerPoint, Excel etc.)
Image and formatting text experience
Digital design skills that can be applied to responsive websites, eDMs, digital banners and presentations
Knowledge and understanding of best practice in design standards
Strong attention to detail and excellent communications skills
Able to organise multiple projects with tight turnaround and timelines
Ability to work independently and within a team environment
Willingness to learn and collaborate with teams
A degree (or equivalent) in communication design is preferred
Your work should be original and display a high level of ideation and craft behind the design. We are looking for someone who shows creative initiative and displays a high level of understanding design problems, so if this sounds like you please apply!
To apply send your cover letter and resume clearly outlining your suitability for the role. Please also include your design portfolio as part of your application.
To apply send your application to: [...]. Please include a cover letter and resume clearly outlining your suitability for the role, as well as your design portfolio as part of your application.
Grimshaw is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome people from all backgrounds and recognise that to be successful, we need to create an inclusive environment where everyone can realise their potential and succeed
Please note that due to a large volume of applications we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
At Canva, we work everyday to make a significant positive impact on society. Our mission is to democratise design and empower creativity for anyone and everyone! Launched just over 3 years ago, Canva provides a simple-to-use online graphic design tool that is used by more than 10 million users in 179 different countries across the world. Canva is currently one of Australia’s hottest technology startups and has been ranked #1 Australian Workplace in Technology by JobAdvisor for the second year in a row.
Canva’s entire mission revolves around design, and the design of the product is central to the philosophies of the company and its founders. An exceptionally designed product is crucial for us to deliver on our vision of “empowering the entire world to design”.
As a product designer at Canva, it’s your mission to create experiences that distill the complex into the simple and give ordinary people the ability to make extraordinary things. We place a strong emphasis on the role of product designers at all stages of our product development process. This means they are involved all the way from the start: helping to define the product vision; to the end: ensuring that actual customers receive a high-quality experience.
ResponsibilitiesAnalysing requirements and reducing them to their essential problemBrainstorming solutions to problems with their cross-functional team membersVisually communicating design solutions using sketching, whiteboarding, or other low-fidelity design techniquesDesigning the interactions and workflows that go into creating the simple-but-powerful experiences that Canva is renowned forPrototyping the expected user experience using tools such as Invision, Principle, and Framer (or code!)Validating their designs using appropriate user testing techniquesCreating the final visual designs that become our products
BenefitsCompetitive salary, plus equity optionsFlexible working hours, we value work-life balanceIn-house chefs that cook delicious breakfast and lunch for us each dayFitness membership allowance, plus free Yoga and Boxing Gym membershipGenerous parental leave policyPet friendly offices including a garden, climbing wall, unisex toiletsSponsored social clubs and team eventsFun and quirky celebrationsRelocation budget provided for interstate or overseas candidates and visa application fees covered