Jul 01, 2021
North Acton, London W3, UK
Salary Details: Competitive
We are looking for self-motivated Graphics and Digital Media Designer to work as a part of our Communications Function, primarily supporting the Graphics and Brand Manager. The role will be responsible for the creatively developing both printed and digital materials whilst maintaining and aligning with our brand standards and visual identity.
* To support the Brand and Graphics Manager with developing and delivering approved creative deliverables, this will include both printed and digital graphic design solutions. E.g. Infographics, booklets, illustrations, PowerPoint presentations, posters, animations, GIFs, videos etc * Working with key stakeholders to ensure visual consistency across all of our digital and physical working environments * Supporting with creating and developing digital design solutions for use on our intranet, website and other digital communication platforms * Subject Matter Expert for providing guidance and direction on how best to visualise data, information, and key messages for the various target audiences and appropriate platforms * Competent in proofreading, and where required, supporting the Communications team with copywriting throughout the design process * Engage in a culture of continuous improvement through creative problem solving, design feedback, lessons learnt and best practice, and innovative initiatives * Maintains strict confidentiality in all departmental and company matters * Build trust and a positive legacy both internally and externally through consistent and clear creative communications within SCS, with our partners companies, supply chain and HS2 ltd * Understand the Client and Joint Venture Partners' Environment and Sustainability Policies, Processes and statutory requirements as they affect the company's operations and ensure that the requirements, as applicable within their discipline, are implemented on the project.The Ideal Candidate
* Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification * Must have digital media and design experience * Ability to create content that is creatively relevant and tells and clear story * Ability to develop technical information into digestible and engaging visual material suitable for both the channel (digital/print) and the target audience * Must possess a strong portfolio with clear understanding of balance between typography, colour and composition * Must have intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft 365 (Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Teams) * Must have intermediate to advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, with an emphasis on Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, After Effects and Adobe Premier * Must have video editing skills * UX experience is also preferable * Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, changing environment with multiple stakeholders and levels of leadership * Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral * Competent to prioritise, to work to tight deadlines and adaptable to change * Confident and able to be assertive / authoritative to maintain SCS brand and narrative if challenged by others * Some level of analytical skills for examining information, trends and data in order to help create data visualisations/infographics, supporting quick decision-making. * Comfortable to set and complete own goals and initiativesAbout The Company
The role will work on the HS2 project. HS2 is the UK’s new high speed rail network. It will be a catalyst for economic growth across Britain, freeing up space on the existing railways and connecting 8 out of the UK’s 10 biggest cities with fast, reliable and frequent high speed services
The Skanska | Costain | STRABAG (SCS JV) is delivering the HS2 Main Civils Contracts which include both Lots S1 (Euston Tunnels & Approaches) and S2 (Northolt Tunnels). The combined value of the contracts is around £1.8billion with the works due for completion in 2025. Scope of works includes twin-bored tunnels (TBM), SCL tunnels, shaft sinking, bridge demolition and reconstruction, services diversions, earthworks and the construction of site compounds.
You’ll be a welcomed member of the wider team, with opportunities to take on additional responsibility, join one of our networks for women, military or LGBT+ staff, and participate in cultural and social events with the local community (e.g. as a STEM ambassador).
Your personal and professional development is important to us. We welcome a discussion about how we can support you with further study, or professional membership or attainment for example.
HS2 – working with Skanska, Costain and STRABAG, closely monitors job applications, to ensure an inclusive recruitment process. To ensure we are able to maintain this, and to recruit a diverse workforce, we require candidates to complete the diversity form as part of their application so we are able to monitor and improve our approach to diversity. Please note, all responses are anonymous and we will not share any of your data with other parties. All data will be held securely, (as stated within the Data Protection Act 1998) and will be reported to HS2.
It is an SCSJV requirement that all employees, Design House, and Supply Chains must implement and comply with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System, ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System with guidance for use”, OHSAS 18001:2017 Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Information Security Management System, Policies, Plans, Procedures and Processes, and statutory requirements as they affect the Joint Venture ‘s operations and ensure that the requirements, as applicable within their discipline, are effectively implemented on the project. Develop a culture of safety on the project through the absolute commitment to the Zero Accidents target and ethos, and develops a wider awareness of quality, environmental issues and demonstrates commitment to achieve continual improvement and Zero tolerance.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status