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We are...

IPSE, the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed, fundamentally believes the UK is better off­ economically and socially because of what freelancers do. They strike out on their own, adding value and taking on risks for clients.
 

Our mission

Our mission is to revolutionise the self-employed sector. To enable those who work for themselves to grow their business how they choose.

To create an empowering environment where all independent professionals are recognised and celebrated for their passion and dedication.

To ensure happiness and health in their career and beyond.

 

IPSE benefits

As well as looking after the UK's self-employed, we strive to create the best working environment for everyone at IPSE, creating a culture of happiness, health and success.

Some of the great benefits IPSE employees receive are:

  • Eyecare vouchers with Eden red

  • Discount codes with Perkbox

  • 5% contribution toward pension with Aegon

  • Employee assistance programme - Support for any of life’s social, mental, physical and financial challenges

  • Season ticket loans

  • Death in service 3 x salary

  • Health insurance with Vitality

  • 25 days annual leave  

  • Lots of training opportunities

  • Quarterly staff events


 

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Current job opportunities

Graphic Designer

The Role

As the Graphic Designer you will be essential to showcasing our visual identity across multiple brands.  Operating within a small and flexible team you will be responsible for executing creative briefs, maintaining brand consistency and idea generation.  Primary focus will be on editorial design, assisting with creation of brochures, event POS, social graphics and other brand assets across both print and digital applications.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Execute creative briefs assigned by various departments, primarily for editorial design
  • Work with brand guidelines to develop design assets, such as infographics, imagery, social graphics, brochures and event POS
  • Adding or editing website content using the appropriate Content Management Systems; ensuring consistency of design and layout of content across the sites
  • Managing the day-to-day running of creative projects assigned
  • Coming up with new and innovative ways to developed creative look of the brand
  • When relevant, liaise with partner organisations by creating and delivering graphics and content that adhere to both organisations’ brand guidelines
  • Create custom illustrations and infographics where relevant
  • Reporting to the Senior Creative

 

Skills

  • Expert user of Adobe Creative Cloud, especially InDesign
  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Experience in editorial design, including text layup and infographic creation
  • Knowledge of all elements of the marketing mix – on and off-line, with a strong history of results
  • Excellent communicator both written and verbal
  • Some experience of website design and UX understanding
  • Experience with creating illustrations, as opportunity to expand into this are available

 

Who You Are

  • You’re an original and you love to bring out originality in others. You pride yourself on your ability to turn ordinary copy into irresistible stories
  • You’re methodical and use project management methodologies, (e.g. schedules of work/ progress reports) to maximise efficiency of creative work
  • You’re curious about design, creativity, marketing and the world
  • You see every task as an opportunity to test and learn
  • You have excellent relationship building skills with an ability to prioritise, negotiate, and work with a variety of stakeholders
  • You can operate in an environment where the rules are often being defined just-in-time
  • You understand that the purpose of marketing is to drive results, and are passionate about driving external and internal stakeholders to success

 

Experience

  • 2-4 years’ experience
  • Experience working within brand guidelines
  • Self-motivated, with a strong work ethic, looking for the right company to support personal growth
  • University level education essential
  • On-going professional development demonstrated

 

To apply please email hradmin@ipse.co.uk with you CV and cover letter.