Designer for Circus Street

  • London  
    perm  
    £30,000 to 35,000 p/a  
  • Company
    Circus Street  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    5 October 2017  
    Posted on
    6 September 2017  

Designer

About Circus Street

Take a look at our recruitment video.

Circus Street is an exciting business that has doubled in size for three consecutive years. We provide our International Blue Chip clients with engaging on-line learning. Specializing in digital media & marketing we combine this with an unconventional learning experience, which is educational & entertaining. Using interactive methods to stimulate the learning process, each of our 30,000 users, across 125 countries, can attest to the transformative impact of the Circus Street experience.

Our team is currently 45 members strong in the UK office with plans to continue the current growth trajectory in the coming year. We have offices in Soho in London, NYC & Singapore and have large ambitions. Were focused on delivering the very best learning experience for our clients, that include some of the world’s most recognized brands in Broadcasting, Pharmaceuticals, Haute Couture, Financial, Retail and Advertising Market.

Key Responsibilities

The successful applicant will be a self-starter with an entrepreneurial outlook. They will possess energy and enthusiasm to ensure their design work is of the highest quality. We need someone who can work with existing brand materials for internal and external coms. The candidate must have a good understanding of typography, colour theories, layout design and some UX design. You need to have a good understand of making artwork ready for different mediums such as print, web and Video.

We are looking for someone who possesses the following attributes:

  • The role will report to the Creative Director, and will be responsible for all the graphic design work at Circus Street.
  • Create template PowerPoint documents for the sell team, using existing brand materials for internal and external coms
  • Owns the creation of creative assets / documents. Creates and directs innovative graphic and visual designs for the business needs
  • Regular designs for web site and updating designs for blog pages
  • UX development for app platform
  • Maintains brand guidelines and creating design workshops for the teams to understand brand principles.
  • Able to deliver quality work, in compliance with established procedures and /or protocols, within tight deadlines, yet is aware of needs and impact of co-workers

 

To be successful at Circus Street

The successful applicant will be a self-starter with an entrepreneurial outlook. They will possess energy and enthusiasm to ensure their animation is of the highest quality.  They will view themselves as highly organized, an excellent communicator and a guru animator. The role will report to the Creative Director, and will be responsible for animations within the lessons at Circus Street.

We are looking for someone who possesses the following attributes:

  • Self-Starter - ability to work using your initiative
  • Passion – for all things creative
  • Highly energetic personality – that connects with the team and other departments
  • Goal Oriented – naturally motivated to achieve deadlines
  • Interpersonal/Communication Skills – Able to establish and maintain excellent relationships and credibility quickly; Create a collaborative environment when working with colleagues
  • Maturity – provide a good balance of risk taking and judgment; Is forthright and confident; Able to operate independently
  • Professional – unquestionable integrity, credibility, and character
  • Attitude – Positive, can-do and adaptable
  • Good Bones – Respectful and caring attitude towards employees and colleagues, collaborative and helpful approach

Education, Experience and Skills Required

  • 3 years+ commercial design experience in graphics software applications, techniques, and tools, including web-based languages and multimedia technologies.
  • Visual Arts BS/BA or equivalent experience. Masters or advanced degree a plus.
  • Corporate design understanding.
  • Understanding of analogue and digital and the ability to combine the two.
  • Excellent IT skills, especially with design and photo-editing software, in particular Photoshop, illustrator, InDesign, Sketch and ideally Google Docs.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office, deep understanding of template creation using PowerPoint across MAC and PC.
  • Overview of UX with an interest in video formats and animation.
  • Exceptional creativity & innovation, combined with adaptability and resilience.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail combined with a desire for self-improvement and curiosity.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • An understanding of the latest design trends and their role within a commercial environment.
  • Professional approach to time, costs and deadlines.

Salary is £30-£35k depending on experience. As well as 4pm finish on a friday with board games and the occasional ping pong!

 

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