Mid-Weight Design Position

The Company You Keep is looking for a passionate, motivated and highly driven Mid Weight Graphic Designer to join our growing team. The successful applicant will be a highly creative, enthusiastic and idea-oriented individual with a strong aptitude for design. An eye for detail, aptitude for typography and craft is a must. Digital and print experience is essential. As a core part of the creative team you will be responsible for developing and realising design solutions both autonomously and under direction and as such must be a capable and confident designer.

You will be expected to:

— Develop conceptual responses to client briefs.
— Work under direction, independently and as part of a team.
— Understand client needs and offer objective design solutions that meet client goals.
— Craft engaging design solutions that respond to the brief. 
— Speak to and articulate design ideas.
— Have excellent typographic, typesetting and compositional skills.
— Be proficient in industry-standard software (Indesign, Illustrator and Photoshop, XD, Figma)
— Have sound knowledge of designing for the digital environment.
— Have sound knowledge of print production techniques and standards.
— Prepare print ready / code ready artwork files for production.

You will need to be:

— Enthusiastic, with a passion to learn and grow.
— Confident, articulate and diplomatic.
— Upbeat, passionate and personable.
— Prepared to deal with vague briefs and have the ability to ask the right questions.
— Capable of meeting tight deadlines.
— Comfortable with autonomy and have a strong sense of initiative.
— Proactive; always a step ahead, always anticipating client and team-members needs.
— Trustworthy; showing capability to meet deadlines with a positive and responsible attitude.

Application Information:

— To submit an application, please use the form below.
— Submissions close 1 March, 2021.
— Candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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Senior Account Manager Position

The Company You Keep is looking for a passionate, motivated, and highly driven Senior Account Manager to join our team. This position will be responsible for the management, coordination, and workflow of set projects, working closely with multiple stakeholders to deliver design and creative solutions that are on time and budget.

This position is best suited to an individual who has a strong sense of initiative, excellent attention to detail, and is highly adept at juggling multiple tasks. The role will involve managing assigned projects, from briefing design teams through implementation and refinement, to final execution and reporting. The successful applicant will manage projects to exceed client expectations, and maintain a steady flow of work through available design assets, ensuring individual projects meet objectives and client requirements.

Key Details

— Full-time Senior Account Manager position
— Reporting to the Client Service Director

Personal Attributes

— Demonstrated project management experience.
— 3-5 years working in a similar role within the branding and design industry.
— Confident, articulate and diplomatic; able to manage client needs and expectations.
— Passionate and enthusiastic about design, and achieving world-class, objective-led results.
— Enjoys working in a fast paced environment, adept at juggling tasks, and managing tight deadlines.
— Comfortable with autonomy, have the ability to assume responsibility.
— Organised in both communication and delivery.
— Proactive on projects; always a step ahead, anticipating client and team-member’s needs.
— Prepared to deal with vague briefs and have the ability to ask the right questions.
— Ensuring key stakeholders within client and project team are kept up to date on project statuses.
— Able to help build a cohesive team, inspire and guide towards higher levels of performance
— Have an understanding of print, sign fabrication and digital production processes.
— Experience in negotiating with suppliers, verifying specifications and reviewing proofs.
— Diligently review and invoices and statement for accuracy.
— Showing capability to meet deadlines with a positive and responsible attitude.
— Promoting a culture which encourages good performance and rewards productivity.

Key Responsibilities and Management:

— Project deadlines
— Project and design resource scheduling
— Client relationships and project correspondence
— Manage client feedback and approvals
— Delivery of outcomes to clients
— Ensuring budget and scope align
— Notifying and discussing overages with client before further work is actioned
— Project expenses and production costs
— Quoting for work with existing clients
— Project invoicing
— Documentation of print samples for all production
— Confidential information of the business and clients

Work with design team to:

— Ensure broader businesses objectives are considered
— Review all design proofs to ensure brief and project objectives are being met
— Communicate with external production manager and/or suppliers
— Ensure the highest quality is achieved within budget and project schedule
— Foster and develop client relationships, seeking to add value in all interactions

Requirements

— Minimum 3-5 years experience in a creative studio managing clients
— Experience in or passion for branding

Application Information

— To submit an application, please use the form below.
— Submissions close 15 January, 2021.
— Candidates will be contacted for interviews w/c 18 January, 2021.
— Ideal start for the successful candidate is 22 February, 2021.

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