Rackspace Graphic Designer in Middlesex-Hayes, United Kingdom
Overview & Responsibilities
Reporting into the Creative Manager, the Graphic Designer must be able to plan, schedule, and implement graphic design projects for Marketing. The candidate will be able to design and review design drafts, proof artwork, and ensure proper colour assignment. The candidate will be responsible for applying established corporate branding specifications to ensure work meets corporate guidelines.
Responsible for creating artwork for the company’s marketing materials and ensures that final assets are handed over on time.
Contributes to the development and standardisation of design and style elements that reinforce the company’s image.
Manages design agencies and budgets.
Liaises with international teams to ensure that design and content plans are aligned and leveraged on a global basis.
Presents creative ideas to project stakeholders.
Works with Content Managers on copywriting and proofing campaign copy.
Some form of qualification in graphic design or art preferred. University degree preferred.
Ability to operate under moderate supervision but also make decisions on own.
Operates well in an environment of rapid change.
Strong design software skills (mainly working in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign).
Strong knowledge of graphic design practices and procedures.
Experience of managing design agencies/partners.
Excellent attention to detail.
Discipline to plan, organise, prioritise and manage time across multiple tasks to meet deadlines.
Good written and oral communication skills.
Good proofreading and editing skills.
Excellent decision-making and project management skills.
Ability to troubleshoot production problems and interact with company’s staff and outside vendors regarding production issues.
Ability to communicate creative ideas effectively so that others will understand.
Drive to research and implement new production methods and tools.
Demonstrates effective initiative, creativity, resourcefulness, responsibility, critical thinking, execution focus and ability to work independently.
Highly motivated, energetic individual with 'anything and everything' mentality who thrives in a fast-paced environment.
Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to establish positive relationships with team members.
Knowledge working with project management systems such as JIRA, Trello and Google Docs.
Req # 33319
Work Location UK-Hayes-Hyde Park Hayes
Location(s) UK - Middlesex-Hayes