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Position title Designer
Business unit: Marketing
Location: Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Employment status: Full Time

RPS are looking for an experienced Designer to join our team to produce digital and print creative solutions for our marketing department. To be successful in this role, you will have in-depth knowledge of graphic design, styles and layout techniques. You should also have experience executing marketing projects from conception to production.

You will be tasked to support and drive the creative direction of the RPS brand and identity development and learn and understand our segments, sectors and service clusters, to ensure that visual elements are created to support these.

Working within a small team and reporting to the Creative Director, you will work across all forms of marketing and design collateral and be confident managing creative projects on a daily basis.

Key responsibilities/accountabilities:

Branding and identity - Uphold the RPS branding and visual identity guidelines; Work closely with the Creative Director to ensure the RPS brand is delivered across global divisions

Design - Produce high end graphic design solutions to support the delivery of our strategic development plan; Production of marketing collateral to support our strategic development plan and our strategic pursuits; Enhance the delivery of our marketing collateral by producing supporting graphics (ie illustrations, animations, infographics, etc) in accordance with our branding and visual identity; Lead the production of design and layout materials across a range of print and digital media to support communication materials and messaging; Develop appropriate design solutions for projects including concepts, design layouts and templates in InDesign and PowerPoint

Utilisation - graphic and visual elements to enhance RPS various marketing channels.

Knowledge, skills and abilities - Capability to build, promote and maintain the integrity of the brand and visual identity; Advanced knowledge and application of graphic design principles and methods
Share skills and experience with the wider marketing team; Experience and ability to create, design and produce marketing content to deliver measurable outcomes; Ability to take complex concepts and visually represent these to assist in the delivery of our messaging; Ability to work in a collaborative team environment, motivating and leading others in the team.

Education and experience

• Qualifications in graphic design or a related field
• Solid experience in design, creative or similar role
• Knowledge of B2B and corporate/professional services/consulting organisations
• Direct experience with digital channels and traditional channels
• Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
• High levels of competency in PowerPoint and Microsoft 365 office are desirable.

Personal attributes

People person – you enjoy helping people achieve results, sharing ideas and learning.

Thinker – you are always looking to for ways to better visually display the needs of our clients and how to best represent these in the market place.

Customer focused – be motivated by meeting or exceeding the expectations of our clients. Open to client feedback and use it to improve deliverables.

Digital citizen – ability to think digital first and design with our digital channels in mind.

Time management – ability to use your time effectively, concentrates your efforts on important priorities, achieving more in less time and can attend to a broader range of activities.

Agile and resilient – a self-starter with the ability to work autonomously and productively under various pressures.

Professionalism – understands near enough is not good enough and there is a high level of quality within work.

Self-development – you are personally committed to and actively works to continuously improve yourself, works to use your strengths and improve areas of weakness.

What we offer you:

We will provide you with a flexible, friendly and creative environment to develop your skills and challenge yourself. We support our people to innovate, collaborate and build meaningful careers. Our network of people and knowledge will expand your horizons and give you access to a variety of interesting projects.

Our employees are rewarded with competitive salaries, opportunities to invest and many other benefits including: 24 days holiday + bank holidays, Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year, Company pension scheme, Group Disability Scheme, Share Incentive Scheme, Life Assurance, Cycle to Work Scheme, Health Screening, Employee Assistance Programme, Professional Memberships

About RPS:

RPS is a leading global professional services firm of 5,600 people. We define, design and manage projects that create shared value in a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world. Connecting with our global expertise we make it easy for our clients to create winning solutions for their communities and their clients. By being confidently pragmatic we solve problems that matter. We make complex easy.

RPS is an equal opportunity employer.