The Times, Designer

Employer
News UK
Location
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
24 Oct 2021

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Industry
Journalist
Sector
Nationals, Online, News
Discipline
Designer, Digital Designer
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Job Details

Designer - The Times

The Times is seeking a designer with a passion for current affairs and culture to join our expert creative team.

We are looking for someone with significant print layout experience who has a background in publishing and in multi-platform design and digital products. Experience in illustration, animation and info-graphics is desirable but not required.

Please apply with a covering letter and your CV by October 24.

Responsibilities:

  • Pitching creative ideas and providing inspiration to senior editors, coming up with alternative ideas where appropriate
  • Designing and laying out pages to tight deadlines
  • Able to translate and execute a design brief successfully and to deadline
  • Follow current affairs and culture and understanding the paper’s perspective
  • Manage good working relationships with editors and production colleagues
  • Be at the forefront of emerging technologies and understand their relevance
  • Work a variety of shifts including occasional evenings and weekends

Skills and experience:

  • Design qualification at degree level or equivalent
  • Experience in publishing at a newspaper or magazine
  • Experience in multi-platform design and digital products
  • Experience working collaboratively with multi-skilled teams
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills, with ability to communicate succinctly and effectively
  • Ability to articulate the importance of design and graphics
  • Varied portfolio that demonstrates adaptability across different design disciplines
  • Insight into changing consumer behaviour and the ability to identify future key design trends
  • Proficient in industry standard design applications, including InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator

 

Company

News UK is a great company full of talented, dedicated and creative people. We are a company which has journalism at its very heart.

Our newspapers and associated websites are some of the most powerful media brands in the English speaking world, reaching 30 million people each week.

They are very different products with different values and different strengths, but all are united by a commitment to independent journalism that connects with our customers.

News UK is a company which thrives on pace. Our people stretch themselves on a daily basis, challenging the status quo to produce the best service possible to our readers and customers. We embrace creativity and initiative and we have some of the most talented people in the industry.

If you want to work for one of the world's most exciting, challenging and creative media organisations then News UK is the place to build your career.

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Location
1 London Bridge Street
London
SE1 9GF
United Kingdom
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