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Graphic Designer - Full Time

Department: Marketing

Graphic Designer - Full Time

Department: Marketing

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Australia Zoo has an exciting opportunity available for an experienced Graphic Designer to join our team in a Full Time Capacity here at Australia Zoo!

Australia Zoo is an equal opportunity employer, where we recognise the diversity of our workforce and community – be it on the basis of gender, age, race, sexual orientation, or religious belief. We provide specific workplace programs to support diversity and equal employment opportunities for women, people with disabilities and all cultural backgrounds.

This position is responsible for protecting and growing Australia Zoo’s brand through the creation of new graphic design concepts and collateral that is in line with all Australia Zoo standards. This position reports to the Creative Services Manager to ensure work production of high quality and efficiency is met.

A successful candidate will have excellent organisational, oral and written communication and inter-personal skills, combined with an eye for detail. They will have the ability to deliver within set timeframes and work within a small team.

Primary Duties –

  • Ensure all design work (offline + online) adheres to the Australia Zoo brand guidelines
  • Following art direction that meets marketing objectives and maintains consistency of the Australia Zoo brand
    and sub-brands
  • Contribution of ideas and designs for development of the Australia Zoo brand, its sub-brands and promotional items
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of Style Guides for Australia Zoo and sub-brands
  • Assist with the creation of new projects from branding and concept formation through to production
  • Works within the parameters of the traffic system, ensuring job details are up to date on a daily basis
  • Conduct regular stocktake of zoo marketing collateral and interpretive signage on a monthly basis
  • Liaise with external suppliers when required
  • Actively seek new images to better create attention and encapsulate the Australia Zoo brand
  • Actively seek new marketing/promotional collateral ideas (i.e. brochure ideas, signage types, external displays etc)
  • Ensure all Marketing Department are up to date with Image Library and understand correct usage of images and branding elements
  • Ensure timesheets are completed on a weekly basis and monthly reports are delivered on time
  • Any other duties as requested by Management

Essential Criteria

  • Bachelor degree in Art or Graphic Design or Associate Diploma in Graphic Design (or equivalent)
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar Design or Brand role
  • Strong understanding of job scheduling and print production
  • A proven track record of high performance within a brand / design role
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite CC, in particular InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator in a Mac environment. Knowledge of After Effects would also be an advantage
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Understanding of interactive media and online production
  • The ability to research the current market to source new opportunities
  • Switched on with a fresh, “can-do” attitude
  • A current Australian driver’s licence and reliable vehicle

Preferred Criteria –

  • Current 1st Aid qualifications
  • Any other relevant certificates involving Leadership, Training, WHS
  • Experience in creating motion graphics for digital advertising is an advantage

Apply for this job below. Applications close 10th of September 2021.

Here is a checklist of information you will need to have ready before you start to complete the employment application form:

  • Education history
  • Employment history
  • References
  • Any qualifications you may have eg First Aid
  • Any achievements you may like to tell us about
  • your availability (what hours can you work)
  • A resume in .pdf or .doc format
  • Any other info that may support your application

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