Mid-Weight—Senior Designer

Organisational Relationship

Reports to: Luke Brown, Creative Director
Internal Liaisons: All TCYK employees
External Liaisons: Clients, Project Stakeholders, Contractors, Suppliers

Position Summary

— Highly creative, enthusiastic and idea-oriented individual with a strong aptitude for design
— Can work closely with multiple stakeholders to deliver creative solutions
— Responsible for developing creative solutions both autonomously and under direction
— Demonstrate strong design abilities, eye for detail, aptitude for typography and craft

Specific Responsibilities

— Design & Relationship Management
— Maintain and grow client relationships, seeking to add value in all interactions
— Quote for work with existing clients
— Review all design proofs to ensure brief and project objectives are being met
— Ensure broader businesses objectives are considered in all design responses
— While completing projects, identify any additional services we can offer to the client
— Manage confidential information of the business and clients
— Think holistically about creative solutions
— Research and remain informed about shifts in culture, community and the arts
— Project Management

Manage

— Project deadlines
— Project and design resource scheduling
— Project correspondence, including feedback and approvals
— Delivery of outcomes to clients
— Project budgets; ensuring budget and scope align
— Project health; notifying and discussing overages with client before further work is actioned
— Project expenses and production costs
— Documentation of print samples for all production

Accountability

— Company policies and procedures relevant to this position are achieved
— Performance standards for this position are met when:
— Evidence based achievement of set budgets and targets
— Client satisfaction levels remain high
— Client, staff, contractor and supplier-related interaction is dealt with professionally
— Be a motivational figure for the design team and an inspirational figure within the business
— Expectation to represent the business at key events, networking opportunities
— Ability to question and uncover new ideas with your clients and team

Role Requirements

— Demonstrated experience, with 6+ years working in a similar role
— Demonstrate a strong sense of initiative, excellent attention to detail
— Demonstrate strong design abilities, eye for detail, aptitude for typography and craft
— Demonstrated strong commercial acumen
— Contribute to TCYK’s creative vision and work with the team to bring that vision to fruition

Personal Attributes

— Enthusiastic about storytelling through design
— Ability to achieving world-class, objective-led results
— Confident, articulate and diplomatic;
— Able to manage client and studio expectations in an effective manner
— Comfortable with autonomy, have the ability to assume responsibility
— Be well organised in both communication and execution
— Proactive on projects, looking for opportunities to add value
— Prepared to deal with vague briefs and have the ability to ask the right questions
— Highly communicative ensuring project team are kept up to date on project statuses
— Have an understanding of print, sign fabrication and digital production processes
— Show capability to meet deadlines with a positive and responsible attitude
— Promote a culture which encourages good performance and rewards productivity
— Help build a cohesive team, inspire and guide towards higher levels of performance
— Enjoys working in a fast paced environment and capable of managing tight deadlines

Non Exhaustive List

While this Position Description describes the position accurately, it is not and is not intended to be complete. All team members must be willing at all times to undertake whatever duties are necessary to ensure the successful operation of the business.

Please note that due the large volume of enquiries received, the studio is not able to reply to all submissions individually. Nb. File uploads must be under 11MB.

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Digital Designer

We’re looking for talented Digital Designers on a full-time basis. Submissions are welcome below. Please note that due the large volume of enquiries received, the studio is only able to reply when opportunities arise for suitable openings. Nb. File uploads must be under 11MB.

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Freelance Senior Designer

We’re looking for talented Senior Designers on a freelance basis. If you are interested in freelance opportunities submissions are welcome below. Please note that due the large volume of enquiries received, the studio is only able to reply when opportunities arise for suitable openings. Nb. File uploads must be under 11MB.

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Freelance Account Manager

We’re looking for talented Account Managers on a freelance basis. If you are interested in freelance opportunities submissions are welcome below. Please note that due the large volume of enquiries received, the studio is only able to reply when opportunities arise for suitable openings. Nb. File uploads must be under 11MB.

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General Employment

If you are interested in other upcoming positions or freelance opportunities submissions are welcome below. Please note that due the large volume of enquiries received, the studio is only able to reply when opportunities arise for suitable openings. Nb. File uploads must be under 11MB.

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