26/08/2016 Arch Apprentices Bristol BS15 8DX

Graphic Design and Digital Media Apprentice

  • Sector: i t telecoms
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: 7800
  • Level: 3
Graphic Design and Digital Media Apprentice

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Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage
£150.00

Working week
40 Hours Paid Monday – Friday

Apprenticeship duration
12-14 Months

Possible start date
05 Sep 2016

Date posted
25 Jul 2016

Apprenticeship level
Advanced Level Apprenticeship

Reference number
VAC000877069

Positions
1 available

You will demonstrate a high attention to detail and the ability to understand client’s specific needs.
The role will involve the designing of signage, email campaigns and also managing social media.
Company overview:
Zulu Signs is a rapidly growing company with a bright future ahead.
We have a wealth of experience in this industry and produce high end products, which sets us apart from the competition.
Role description:
Apprentices will learn to or be supported to…
Designing for digital media (web, user interface, user experience)
Designing for print (flyers, brochures)
Preparing files for print
You will learn to contribute creative ideas for new and existing clients
Staying up to date with design trends and standards
Support the design team where needed
Demonstrating layout and typography skills
Demonstrate skills with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
Readiness to work with UX designers and developers
We will support you to create graphics for the magazine and website and other brand-related activities
Manipulating/editing images for the magazine and website
Sourcing images
Creation and adjustment of digital images
Content creation (Infographics, case studies and Whitepapers/eBooks)
Social media campaign development
Draft copy for marketing communications
Design personalised marketing campaigns
Print finishing
Sourcing and writing news articles and associated images
Assist on projects and provide basic pre-press design work
Act as a runner
Deliver the right brand message through your designs
You will be expected to work with a Mac
We will support you to design print-based and digital communication materials for clients to professional standards
Edit and manage the photographic image library
You will learn to create print ready files using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
Required to design marketing material and update the company website
Logo design
Assist with branding, design and content for presentations and proposals
Conduct market research
The role will entail taking high quality pictures and image editing of the pictures
You will be responsible for creating content on our platform with guidance from the Head of Content
General
Provide customer service
You will carry out some administration duties
Ensure that reports and presentations are delivered to the highest level of quality
Answer phones
Meet and greet clients
Provide a support function to the businesses centralised digital marketing team
Provide a support function to the businesses centralised creative team
To assist colleagues with activities for projects and campaigns
Key requirements:
General
A positive friendly attitude is absolutely necessary
A good level of English writing and speaking is essential
High level of attention to detail
Excellent verbal and written skills
Ability to multi-task
Able to work as part of a team
Excellent time management and organisation skills
High level of numeracy
Experience and knowledge of social media
Hard working
Punctual and reliable
Excellent customer skills and telephone manner
Highly motivated and have the drive to succeed
Keen to learn and develop new skills/knowledge
Positive and enthusiastic attitude
Passion and enthusiasm for creative work
Fun and confident personality
Has initiative and problem solving skills
Self-starter with the ability to work with minimum supervision
Some copywriting skills
Flexible and adaptable approach to working in a rapidly growing and changing business
Ability to design to meet a brief
Proactive and able to initiate ideas
A keen artistic eye
Great research skills, accuracy and attention to detail
Interest in marketing and social media
Have a passion for design and would like to learn the process from start to finish
An interest in photography
Technical
The ideal candidate should have a design portfolio
Strong MS Office skills (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)
Experience in blogging
Good Excel and Word skills
Some knowledge of HTML would be advantageous
Some familiarity with web design and UX, and an interest in web design trends would be beneficial
Ideally you will have studied graphic design
Ability to use a Mac
Some knowledge/experience of Content Management Systems such as WordPress would be a bonus
Technical – Adobe
Experience with Adobe Creative Suite would be advantageous
Working knowledge of publishing software such as InDesign and Photoshop
Knowledge and experience of using Adobe Photoshop would be advantageous
Passion for digital art (we will support you to become confident using Adobe suite – Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign)
Knowledge of graphic design (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign) would be advantageous, but you will receive on-the-job training as well
Candidates must have knowledge of Adobe Photoshop
Role location:
21-23 Wood Rd, Bristol, Avon BS15 8DT
Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Proactive
Responsible
Good initiative
Personable
Ambitious
Good written and verbal English
Creative and with strong design skills
Personal qualities

Team Work and Interpersonal Skills
Excellent Communication Skills
Organisation and Prioritisation Skills
Innovation and Creativity
Ambition & Passion
Resilience and Adaptability
Qualifications required

A minimum of 5 GSCEs (or equivalent qualifications) at grade C or above including English and Maths.

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