Now Hiring: Senior Graphic Designer Wanted

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Senior Graphic Designer

These are exciting times for the charity, and there is now an excellent opportunity for an exceptionally creative and innovative professional with strong leadership and interpersonal skills to join the busy Brand and Design Department as Senior Graphic Designer.

Position: Senior Graphic Designer

Location: Sidmouth, Devon/Hybrid (onsite attendance currently estimated to be 2 days per week)

Salary: £36,604 per annum

Hours: 35 hours per week, 08.30-16.30, Monday-Friday

Contract: 12-month fixed term contract starting as soon as possible

Closing Date: Sunday 5 February 2023

The Role

As Senior Graphic Designer, you will take the lead in creating, supervising, and leading on visual brand communications, displaying advanced expertise in graphic design concepts, design for print, digital design, illustration, outdoor collateral and experiential events.

Your principal duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Deputising in a lead project management role where required
  • Working in both a supervisory and hands on capacity across a broad range of creative disciplines, including creation of original concepts, illustrations and infographics for a broad range of print campaigns, events, digital campaigns and product design
  • Acting as mentor and supervisor to graphic designers
  • Planning and organising work for self and for the graphic designers on multiple projects concurrently
  • Deliver designed assets that are specifically crafted for the digital and social media channels
  • Providing guidance and advice to teams and individuals at all levels across the charity.

About You

As Senior Graphic Designer, you will be experienced in creating designs for print, online, experiential and digital within organisational brand guidelines, holding a formally recognised graphic design or creative qualification.

You will have:

  • Advanced skills in visualising and creating design concepts that include: typography, illustrations, logos, layouts and photography.
  • Confidence in shaping the visual aspects of mailings, brochures, display posters, books, magazines, product packaging and live events with an advanced awareness of how to deliver key content and messaging through exceptional design and visual content.
  • An excellent understanding of contemporary design practices and trends and their role within a charity/fundraising environment.
  • Demonstrable skills in professional design software and technologies and in digital-specific design, including digital typography, animation, accessibility and use of specialist software including Adobe After Effects.
  • Expertise in digital image editing and sizing, UX design, digital and social ad and post formats, video editing and email interface design.
  • Experience of working in a supervisory or mentor capacity.

If you feel you have the qualifications, skills and experience to fulfil this multifunctional and rewarding role, and would like to be part of the evolutional program of change taking place within the charity, we would love to hear from you.

In Return…

Based in Sidmouth, Devon – “an area of outstanding natural beauty” benefits include:

  • Competitive pension
  • Life Assurance
  • 31 Days holiday (including Bank holidays), rising to 34 will each full year of service
  • Wellbeing Team
  • Long Service Awards
  • Healthshield Plan
  • Free Parking
  • Subsidised restaurant and shop

About the Organisation

The charity is one of the UK’s largest international animal welfare charities, currently supporting projects in over 35 countries worldwide, working for a world where donkeys and mules live free from suffering and their contribution to humanity is fully valued.

“The Sanctuary is a positive place to work with friendly staff and a wonderful charity. With amazing work throughout the world, once you join you never want to leave!”

The organisation is a Disability Confident Employer and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable people (children and adults) and expects all staff and volunteers to undertake this commitment. Applicants will be subject to safer recruitment processes, including an application for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check where required for the post.


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