Graphics Media Developer (Illustrator)

Location
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Salary
£33,199 - £39,609
Posted
21 March 2019
Closes
18 April 2019
Ref
15641
Job Function
Other
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Graphics Media Developer (Illustrator)

Learner & Discovery Services 
Grade 7 - £33,199 - £39,609  Ref: 15641
Based in Milton Keynes
2 year Fixed Term Contract 


Learner & Discovery Services (LDS) is an award-winning unit of The Open University responsible for the production and delivery of the University's curriculum; it also has a central role in the design of learning materials. 

We are looking for an experienced Illustrator to join our media production department. Working as part of a team in close collaboration with academics, clients and other media specialists, you will take a creative lead in developing distance-learning materials for online and print.

You will be experienced at interpreting and conveying data in visually informative ways with exceptional creative flair and high-level drawing skills. You will have experience using Adobe Creative Cloud and, in particular, be a super-user of Illustrator and Photoshop. Good presentation and communication skills are essential as you will be working with clients to develop briefs and elicit their requirements.

Educated to degree level or with equivalent professional experience, you will be fully confident in digital production processes, and have evidence of taking a creative lead in projects. Experience in animation, After Effects would be a distinct advantage.

If this is you, then we'd be interested in seeing your portfolio and discussing the role in more detail.

To apply for this post, an application form along with a CV and covering letter detailing how you meet the criteria in the person specification is required. Please include a link to your personal work/website if possible.

The full summary of duties and person specification can be found within the job-related information here.

Closing date:    Tuesday 23rd April 2019 at 12 noon
Interview date: To be confirmed

For detailed information and to apply online please click the Apply button or email the Resourcing Hub on resourcing-hub@open.ac.uk quoting the relevant reference number - 15641.  

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