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Graphic Designer, We the Curious (formerly At-Bristol)


Job Summary

As our Graphic Designer you’ll manage, shape and deliver the graphic design output of the organisation.

Job Description

About We The Curious

We The Curious is an educational charity and South-West England's leading science centre.

We produce experiences that bring people together to play, get creative with science and explore different ideas.

We work with partners, locally and nationally, supporting people to be inquisitive, develop new skills and improve their wellbeing.

We are progressive, inquisitive, collaborative, playful and creative.

About the role

As our Graphic Designer you'll manage, shape and deliver the graphic design output of the organisation. You will act as a brand guardian ensuring everything produced is in line with the brand toolkit and developed alongside the needs of the organisation.

You'll work alongside our designer and be part of the Audience Team. You will also work closely with all colleagues across the organisation to problem solve, concept, present and create a variety of design solutions.

Job Requirements

_Professional experience as a Graphic Designer whether in-house/agency/freelance.

_Fluent in Adobe Creative Suite with strong illustrative skills.

_Demonstrable experience in a wide variety of print design and print processes, outputting artwork to a high standard.

_Experience of managing third-party relationships (external suppliers and clients). This includes presenting ideas and concepts and using appropriate negotiating skills to provide mutually beneficial solutions.

_Experience of working within brand guidelines.

_Experience of digital design, current technologies and best practice.

_Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

_Ability to work to tight deadlines and prioritise workload within an ongoing, ever-changing and progressive environment.

_Ability to present new ideas and concepts and explaining rationale behind graphic design decisions and recommendations.

_Excellent attention to detail and problem-solving skills - visual and technical.

Job Responsibilities

Role specific responsibilities

_Oversee, in collaboration with our other designer a range of graphic design projects, from conception to delivery. This includes sourcing quotes and commissioning external suppliers where appropriate, such as printers and photographers.

_Work with the marketing team and wider organisation to support the output of graphic materials. Formulate and discuss briefs, offering innovative creative solutions. Liaise with necessary teams to ensure the graphic aspects of the project satisfy the brief.

_Ensure all materials, online graphics, branded merchandise, motion graphics, interpretation, internal/external signage are produced on time, to budget and meet audience needs.

_Ensure all materials follow access, inclusivity and sustainability guidelines.

_Manage the print production process and print collateral. Ensure work meets brief spec and has received relevant sign off. Approve artwork proofs and oversee deliveries.

How to Apply

Interview date(s) and location: Monday 11th March at We The Curious, One Millennium Square, Anchor Rd, Bristol BS1 5DB

Start date: Monday 25th March

If you would like to apply, please complete the application form. It contains three questions designed to assess your interest in and suitability for the role.

Please don't send in CVs or cover letters as we don't review them.

We appreciate interviews can be stressful, so we try to make them more of a conversation and a chance for you to tell us about how your skills and interests make you the right person for the role.

If you are invited for an interview, we'll send you the questions that you'll be asked beforehand so that you have time to prepare.

If you have any particular needs or requirements, please do let us know so that we can make the required adjustments.

If you would like to talk about the role or the application process, please email people@wethecurious.org

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