POLLENIZER JOB DESCRIPTION
Job title: Graphic Designer
Reporting to: COO
Salary: Depending on experience
Hours: Full time | Min 38 hours
Location: 30 Windmill St, Walsh Bay, NSW 2000
Purpose of Position
We are looking for a graphic designer to support in the design of the Pollenizer brand, marketing materials and digital products. If this is you, you are a highly creative and disciplined individual with an appetite to understand web technologies, innovation and startups.
You will have a strong background in print and design and experience in design for web.
Experience in or ambition to learn User Interface Design and eventually product development (not essential but a plus).
Responsible for creating design solutions that have a high visual impact.
Contributing ideas and design artwork to all customer facing materials.
Deep/ thorough understanding of the following tools: Photoshop/Illustrator/InDesign/Sketch to take designs from finished art to print and web.
Working with brand guidelines, with clients brand projects, working within briefs and deadlines.
Academic & trades qualifications
B. Visual Communication or similar qualification (Preferred but non essential)
Work experience & skills
Able to work autonomously.
Able to work within a style-guide and still produces great work.
Highly creative with an eye for detail.
Strong typography and layout.
Illustrative skills, adaptable for online platforms.
Experience in creating large documents InDesign and Illustrator.
A passion for learning new skills in the web space.
Working knowledge of inDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop or Sketch.
Some experience with WordPress blogging software and Themes.
Experience in creating wireframes and prototypes (Non essential; A bonus)
Joining Pollenizer means you get to live the values of our company daily. We operate at pace and we over a platform for collaboration with the freedom of autonomy.
Don’t be afraid
We believe that speed of learning is the most important tactic for survival and, eventually, success. We seek to turn hypothesis into fact. We will take risks to do so because a failure is a small price to pay for a learning. We are addicted to learning.
Don’t wait, you are on fire
Our platform is burning. We cannot wait. We must act while there is still time. We like the challenge of that. No job is beneath us. Stop dreaming. Start doing.
Our world moves so fast, we communicate with crystal clarity. We seek to prove our hypothesis and share what we believe and know with the team with evidence.
Get over it
Obstacles are everywhere. People and events will make us frustrated but we will get over it and work past the obstacles.
How To Apply?
Please attach your design portfolio. (Applications without portfolio will not be considered)
New Horizons is a leading Not for Profit providing individualised support for people with disability and mental illness. Our strength is in the 900+ staff who strive every day to make a meaningful difference to our Customers throughout New South Wales.
New Horizons is known for wellbeing, done well.
We are seeking a competent communicator with experience across a broad range of channels to support the development and execution of both internal and external communication strategies.
An autonomous role with opportunity to grow, you will be a strategic thinker and skilled copywriter, with experience of effecting clear, concise communications for a wide range of audiences and channels. You will be responsible for managing individual projects, while supporting the business as a whole. Building relationships and collaborating with all areas of the business to ensure awareness and engagement with the brand is key.
This is a full-time permanent opportunity operating between the hours of 8am - 5pm Monday to Friday.
Based in North Ryde, you will report to the Communication Manager as part of our Marketing and Communications Division.
Key responsibilities include:Build awareness of and advocacy for the New Horizons brand and its components internallyLeverage PR, marketing and media to build brand awareness externallyReach new audiences and position New Horizons as ‘the wellbeing experts’Contribute to and oversee the development of brand assetsOversee the development of a range of collateral for internal and external sourcesEnsure all organisational communications are on-brand, reinforce our values, points of differentiation and align with our strategic prioritiesDrive engagement across a broad range of audiences by developing inspiring, motivational marketing communicationsIdentify, evaluate and report any risks or challenges that may impact the businessIdentify areas of opportunity or improvementKeep abreast of the latest trends and best-practice to ensure New Horizons continuously develop skills and explore new ways of workingContribute and support marketing initiativesDemonstrate and promote safe and healthy work practices at all timesActively support other areas of the business and their initiatives.
Skills and Experience:2+ years in a marketing, communications, PR/media relations or similar roleBachelor or post-graduate in relevant disciplinesProven experience of developing and implementing communication strategies and understanding of the suitability of various channels to different audiencesTrack record of developing/supporting marketing plansExperience in developing and implementing Social Media PlansComputer literate in Microsoft packagesComfortable working independently with minimal supervisionKnowledge of publishing and collaboration tools (WordPress, Sharepoint etc)Project management skillsFamiliarity with desktop publishing and design software.Valid NSW Drivers licence and own transport
Rewards and Recognition:
As a New Horizons team member you will have access to:$15900+ in tax free pay per financial year through salary packagingMentoring, professional development and learning opportunitiesWorkplace mentoringAn inclusive and supportive team culture and working environmentLeave loading and superannuationLong Service and Parental leaveAccess to flexible work arrangements where appropriateEmployee Wellness Program providing a range of services like coaching, financial planning, counselling etc.Eligibility for our recognition program and celebration of service.
Working for us means opportunities and exposure to innovative thinking and professional growth. In this role, you will absolutely contribute to creating value. Our workplace culture and ethos is driven by our One Team One Horizon strategic pillar and we’re committed to what we believe in, what we stand for and what others can expect from us.
If you are interested in the position please visit our New Horizons Careers Website and complete the online application.
Applications close 5pm Sunday, 8 May 2016.
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