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Graphic Designer
Graphic Designer
Frieze
Post Date: 29 Aug 2022

JOB OVERVIEW

Key Responsibilities


Frieze are looking for a graphic designer comfortable with both designing for print and digital outputs to join our in-house team. The successful candidate will have a digital-first skill set, but with an understanding of print processes and art working for print.

The Graphic Designer will concept and deliver innovative and cutting-edge creative across Frieze’s digital channels and fairs. You will be tuned into the latest creative and cultural movements with a broad skill set and strong aesthetic to bring Frieze’s unique brand personality to life through your creative concepts. You’ll support in creating engaging digital assets across web, social media, onsite screens at fairs and more.

As part of this, you will:
• Act as Frieze’s brand guardian, championing consistency and improving understanding of the Frieze brand, particularly across all Frieze-related digital output.
• Design engaging digital creative across multiple channels, including but not limited to areas such as digital display banners (including HTML5), social media, video and frieze.com.
• Collaborate with UX and Development colleagues to support and improve Frieze’s digital experience across Frieze Viewing Room, frieze.com and the Frieze app.
• Create engaging animations using campaign assets and editorial content to promote our activity.
• Respond directly to briefs from a wide range of Frieze stakeholders and colleagues, working closely and collaboratively with them to come up with creative solutions to their design requirements.
• Design assets for print, such as advertisements, fair brand and signage graphics, fair maps and magazines.
• Oversee production and installation of signage at Frieze fairs as required (including travel to oversees fairs)
• Manage external relationships with freelancers, printers, contractors, designers, installers, agencies etc
• Manage own workload and workflow, prioritising design tasks appropriately

Required Knowledge and Experience


• An interest in culture, media and the arts is a must; being connected and up to date with trends and movements both in and out of the industry, and constantly looking for opportunities for this to inspire our digital look and feel.
• You’ll have already have proven experience within a digital design role and, whether in an agency, retail or cultural environment
• Experience using Sketch or Figma, and the full Adobe Creative Suite, including After Effects.
• With a can-do approach, be able to work with other teams and designers on projects, as well as being happy to take on a variety of briefs and support the junior designer when needed.
• You’ll be used to collaborating with not only UX and Development teams, but wider creative and cross-functional departments.

Required Skills and Abilities


• Experience using Sketch or Figma, and the full Adobe Creative Suite, including After Effects.
• Attention to detail
• Clear communicator
• Great at establishing good relationships and confident liaising with other departments and third parties
• Team player

Working Conditions


• This is a permanent position
• This role will be based in Surrey Street, London
• Working hours are 10:00 – 18:00, Monday to Friday
• International travel to attend Frieze fairs may be required. Flexibility and longer hours are often required

Our Diversity & Inclusion Statement


Frieze unites people in our love of the arts. We understand this can only be accomplished when we harness the entirety of our company and lead with a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do. As a global company that drives culture, we are committed to practicing anti-discrimination including race, gender identity, sexual orientation, and disability, together with artists, writers, and cultural practitioners from all backgrounds. There is still much work to be done to address systemic inequality and discrimination within the arts and culture industry, and we are dedicated to making progress to both within our own organization and the art world at large.

JOB DETAILS

Location
London, UK

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