Freelance Graphic Designer

About us

We are a Melbourne-based start-up focussed on educating creative business owners with digestible and affordable resources, empowering them to grow in confidence and reach their business and financial goals.

Because no one wants to be a struggling artist, and we believe that creative business can be exactly that, creative.

We love working collaboratively, experimenting, and getting sh*t done.

About the role

This is a project-based freelance role and would suit someone who's already established as a freelance graphic designer, a parent, or someone going back to study.

Location

Ideally, you'll work in-house in our studio in Northcote, but we are open to working remotely for the right candidate.

Hours

Since this is a project-based freelance role you might find it necessary to work full-time or part-time for periods of time, all of which will be agreed upon in advance. Ideally, youd work during general studio hours, which are 9:30am - 5pm but again, this can be negotiable.

Start date

You will start next year in January 2020, date to be discussed.

Renumeration

$50,000k - $60,000k pro rata per annum depending on experience.

You'll be working under the Director, Jai and joining the creative and marketing team in producing high quality content across numerous digital and print projects throughout the year. With multiple projects coming up in 2020, we run a fast-paced and collaborative studio, and need someone that can "get on with things" and stick to deadlines.

The ideal candidate will have strong creative skills and a portfolio of work which demonstrates their passion for editorial and layout design. This candidate will have the ability to work autonomously with little to no supervision and be able to stick to our current branding guidelines. Producing high-quality and consistent content is a strong value that resonates throughout the team.

We're looking to fill this role before Christmas break for January 2020.

Responsibilities and Projects

  • Design and production of eBooks

  • Producing mock-ups for digital and physical products

  • Create weekly social media tiles and marketing materials

  • Print and layout design for physical notebook with multiple "break-out" pages

  • Design of new web pages

  • Shop items including website and album templates, more tbc

  • Ensuring the brand is mainted in all materials created

 Qualifications and Requirements

  • A positive, learning mindset is key

  • 2-4 years of experience in graphic design

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite

  • Strong communication skills

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Experience in branding

  • Ability to "think outside the box"

  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines

  • Ability to work in a very dynamic environment

Why work with us

Whether you're introverted, extroverted, prefer tea or coffee, there will always be space for you in our cosy studio! We're all about taking care of our mental health and looking after each other. Since Jai's a photographer and owns a trendy up-and-coming photo-booth business, Heartbreak Hotel, you'll get some rad photos of yourself, as well as get in on some fun staff parties and occasional drinks on a Friday!

Wed love to hear from you

If you meet a number of the requirements, but not all, we encourage you to submit your application. Please provide a link to your portfolio with your application.

Jai Long is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

25/11/2019 $0 Melbourne 1 Design & Architecture
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