Graphic Designer

Title: Graphic Designer | £25K - £28K | Leading Medical Journal | Central London

Industry: Creative industries

Role/Sector: Graphic   |   Project management   |   Illustration   |   Digital   |   Web

Location: Central London

Placement: Internship (going permanent)

Duration: 3 months

Salary: £25,000 (per annum)

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Information on the company

Another fantastic opportunity for a graduate with our friends at an award-winning Medical Journal! 

They are the creators of peer-reviewed open access journals in the medical sector. They provide material to thousands of physicians, including congress reviews, as well as breaking news, analysis and access to information of unparalleled quality. The journals span across a wide range of therapeutic areas including Neurology, Gastroenterology and Urology, with all the publications and articles freely available and accessible to our online community to read and share. The content reviews the leading congress within the therapeutic area and are supported by internationally renowned editorial board members.


This is an awesome role as a lead Graphic Designer for a Designer looking for a next step in their career. You'll be supporting and enhancing the growth of a leading medical journal that has its sights firmly on being the go-to point for healthcare professionals all over the world.

They are looking for a graphic designer with up-to-date knowledge, who will work closely with the Design Manager and form part of their growing design team to help deliver design solutions with a high visual impact.

You will work across a variety of divisions, including delivery of publications, developing accompanying websites, corporate identity and an opportunity to support internal projects for the developing company. (Team of 6 aiming to be 10)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take responsibility for various design projects from concept to completion.
  • Lead the full creative production of the magazine. (front cover, infographics, editorial layouts, marketing collateral etc)
  • Working with the Design Manager to help develop the team
  • Helping deliver all publications on time to a high standard
  • Great foundation in creating infographics/data visualisation and illustrations
  • Basic editing of pre-publication promo videos, interviews videos and congress highlights
  • Delivering creative design solutions across all touch points: social, print, web and experimental
  • Collaborate with team members to cultivate a solid body of work
  • Maintain brand consistency across the work produced
  • Support with ad-hoc in-house projects for other departments
  • Continuously communicate with various departments such as editorial and client services
  • Work closely with the editorial team to create outstanding storytelling, both visual and written

Key Requirements:

  • Proven graphic design experience through client commissioned work / employment
  • Creative thinker, inquisitive, bold and push the boundaries of conventional thought
  • A portfolio that demonstrates your ability to create clean, corporate design
  • The ability to understand and interpret a brief
  • Highly proficient in industry leading software (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • Experience in basic video editing / motion graphics (Preferable not mandatory)
  • Able to work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent time managements skills, and a proven record of delivering projects on time
  • Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Confident at articulating your design process to help ‘non-designers’ understand
  • Self-motivated and able to work on own initiative without hands-on guidance
  • ‘Gold Medal’ winner mentality

Longer term progression opportunities will be to develop your creative career, as they grow a new Design department and look to expand across a number of new divisions.

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