Graphic Design Manager
Job Location: London or Norwich
Salary: London - £48,812 to £57,414 pa
Norwich - £43,920 to £51,673 pa
Hours: 36 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Clarion Housing Group is the country's largest housing group with 125,000 homes nationwide. We're a social landlord, providing affordable homes for people who have been failed by the market, a property development company, a charitable foundation and a repairs and maintenance service. By 2040 Clarion aims to be the leading housing group for good quality, fit for purpose, well managed and sustainable homes.
To support this vision, we're currently recruiting for an experienced Graphic Design Manager to join the Clarion marketing function. This role will provide leadership to a team of two Graphic Designers and will grow and elevate the internal design function to reduce external design requirements while bringing additional digital design skills into the team.
We'll look to you to plan and lead the design function, delivering interesting, dynamic and professional creative output in order to promote Clarion as a leader in the sector.As the guardian of 3 brands, you'll be responsible for the development of interesting and relevant design concepts, graphics and layouts within a wide range of online and offline channels to communicate with residents.
You will manage a wide range of projects for a wide range of internal clients from branding, brochures, newsletters, resident magazine, infographics and animations as well as using software to create reader friendly online publications. You'll need solid experience of creating html templates, editable forms, rich content for websites and digital elements for social media.
We're seeking a graphic design professional with offline and online design experience, proven experience of growing a brand and of managing traffic through a busy design studio.You'll also have up to date industry leading software knowledge and a sound understanding of digital and print processes along with managing a photo and image library
The design function at Clarion is very busy and almost as importantly as having great creative skills, we are looking for someone with very strong organisational skills in order to manage the requests and traffic that comes through the team. We are looking for a strong leader who can advise internal clients on best practices along with being able to prioritise jobs successfully.
If you possess creative flair, versatility, conceptual ability and originality, and are able to interact, communicate and present ideas to colleagues of all levels, we very much look forward to hearing from you.
In return, we offer a highly competitive salary, a Group Bonus Scheme and other benefits, including a defined contribution pension matched up to 7.5% and generous life assurance. We also offer flexible and agile working for the majority of our employees.
Please note, there will be occasional travel required between London and Norwich.
Closing Date: Friday 11th June at midnight
Interviews will be held via MS Teams. Date TBC.
For further details on this vacancy please click 'apply' and visit our website where you can download a copy of the role profile.
You must be eligible to work in the UK to apply for this vacancy; Clarion are not able to offer visa sponsorship.