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Job Description
 

Salary

£24k - £28k

 

Reporting to

Post Production Lead

 

About Contented

 

Contented is a content agency that delivers content solutions to our clients, by being able to strategise, be creative and produce what we pitch. Our approach is always evolving as we create content in an ever-changing world. Our diverse & multi-talented, in-house team of creatives, designers, animators, producers, and editors create and facilitate impactful storytelling for our clients. We’ve partnered with a multitude of brands to complement and enhance their production approach, providing services that match our clients’ unique needs.

 

Here at Contented we strongly believe learning, growing and honing our existing skills will not only improve us individually as professionals but most importantly improve our output. The candidate will show a willingness to push the skills they already have whilst also being open to learning and growing within the role to both better themselves and Contented.

 

We are a company built on our values; here’s a taste of what it means to work at Contented.

  • We take an evolving approach to content in an ever-changing world. Innovation and agility are at the heart of what we do, meaning we change with the times and evolve as our clients do.

  • We’re passionate about what we do. We’re big believers that we do our best work when we’re having fun doing it.

  • We’re champions of diversity. Good things happen when everyone has a seat at the table. At Contented, our differences are our strengths – everyone is welcome and valued.

  • We know there’s no limits to creativity. Creativity is the undercurrent of everything we do, from the work itself to how we produce it.

  • We’re a people-centric business. We know that people are at their best when they have the flexibility to work how they work best. We take a flexible approach to office life and strive to build a company culture that gets the balance between fun and work just right.

Company Benefits
 

  • Life Assurance (on passing probation)

  • Healthcare cashback scheme (on passing probation)

  • Vitality Private Medical Insurance (after 6 months continuous service)

  • Income Protection (after 6 months continuous service)

 

We want to work with the best people, and we want them to have a great career with us. We will make reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process to enable people to show us their skills and experience and we will make relevant workplace adjustments for employees who need them to be at their best.

 

If you require assistance applying or would like to find out more about our recruitment process, please contact careers@contentedgroup.com and we'll be happy to assist.

 

Your role and responsibilities

We are looking for a Junior Designer whose passion revolves around bezier curves and tight neat kerning. Who's always aiming to create work that stands out in feed. Someone who sees a loosely designed internal deck that doesn’t quite hit the mark and goes ‘hold on, let me tidy that up for you.’ As well as an understanding of design and the processes required, you’ll need to be good at problem-solving on a day to day basis dependent on briefs at the time. Grasping basic design principles and making sure these are implemented across the board, in tandem with answering briefs with creative and dynamic graphic solutions. Alongside this a base knowledge of Motion Graphics, such as the creation of lower thirds, series title cards and parallax assets with a desire to learn and develop those skills. Working closely with senior members of the team to produce this work, whilst also gaining knowledge and skills to allow you to grow as a designer here at Contented and also hone your craft on a personal level.

Your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • Creating and supporting the development of graphics for various clients, including internal Contented pieces and presentation decks.

  • Design bespoke and cutting edge work across all platforms.

  • Ensure compliance with company quality control and deadlines required.

  • Communicate with producers & clients, regarding the production and delivery of content.

  • Ability to learn fast and take direction from senior members of the team.

  • Develop your knowledge and understanding of principled design, tackling areas surrounding composition, hierarchy and typography.

  • Demonstrate the ability to rationalise design decisions and understand the balance between style and substance.

  • Build on your ability to digest and decipher brand guidelines as well as the nuances behind a brand’s identity system.

  • Become more familiar with Illustrator and InDesign as well as keeping project files clean and organised.

  • Develop an understanding of basic motion graphics, with a keenness to develop these skills further.

Requirements of you:

  • A strong base knowledge of the fundamentals of design practice, with examples.

  • Proficient in the use of Adobe CC, specifically Photoshop and Illustrator.

  • Knowledge of trends within both design and digital content, applying when needed to projects.

  • A strong sense of consistency, specifically when using brand guidelines.

  • A desire to develop skills within motion graphics, specifically assets such as lower thirds, title sequences and animation.

  • An interest in sport is desirable but not essential.

Alternatively send a CV & Showreel to careers@contentedgroup.com