12 NOVEMBER 2021

Senior Designer – 12 month contract

We’re looking for a Senior Designer to join our team covering a maternity leave position for 12 months with the potential to extend.

Design Democracy creates products, environments and communications that transform brands, in the pursuit of a better, brighter world. Impact-driven, the studio was established in 2010 in the belief that design can change people’s lives for the better. Our clients think the same way. They have big ideas that have the capacity to drive progress and effect major change.

We are looking for a Senior Designer to join us full time to cover a maternity leave position for 12 months. The right candidate will be creative, unflappable and a conceptual thinker, able to tackle multiple design briefs simultaneously across various sectors and disciplines. You will be open-minded and brave, with a confident grasp of design history and the role of art and design within contemporary culture, and will be able to demonstrate a methodical and accurate design process with careful attention to detail.

Minimum of five years’ industry experience, preferably working for top tier design studios on large brand accounts.

We aim for simplicity and impact over complexity to help bring our brands to life. A strong creative thinker, you will jump between design genres and mix visual styles with confidence.
The successful candidate will:
  • Develop creative concepts alongside our Creative and Strategy Directors
  • Assist with daily production requirements of existing projects
  • Be an adept problem solver, developing creative solutions that create impact
  • Design for print and online campaigns and collateral
  • Participate in project planning and time estimates
  • Have a University degree in Design, Visual Communication or similar
  • Be proficient in industry standard design tools – InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, Figma
  • Have an understanding of HTML and responsive design techniques, UI/UX design

Fancy a reverse commute or a tree-change? Our studio is located in Kyneton, one hour north of Melbourne CBD by train or road. Our easy-going but efficient team works from heritage listed bluestone stables in a beautiful regional town for a list of national clients. Up to 40% flexible WFH hours possible.

If this sounds like you, email studio@designdemocracy.com.au with a link to your portfolio, CV and a cover letter addressing your suitability.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Design Democracy meets and works on Taungurung, Dja Dja Wurrung and Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung lands. We pay our respect to the traditional custodians past, present and emerging, and support their endeavours and autonomy.

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