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Senior Graphic Designer

  • Organisation:V&A
  • Location:London, England
  • Salary:£35,039 - £39,250 per annum
  • Contract type:Permanent / Full-Time

The V&A is the world’s leading museum of art, design and performance and our small design studio has a portfolio of exciting projects including blockbuster exhibitions, temporary gallery displays and more.  In this role you will have the chance to design a wide range of design projects across the entire museum from major exhibitions and major marketing campaigns to children’s activity packs.

In this role you will have the chance to conceive and create a wide range of design projects across the entire museum from major exhibitions and integrated marketing campaigns to temporary collection displays and children’s activity packs.

It is a fast-paced studio, and the design team is collaborative and hands-on, working iteratively with curators, colleagues, and collaborators to create an outstanding experience for local and international audiences.

The ideal person will be someone who has:

  1. Experience working in a design studio or creative agency
  2. Exceptional conceptual thinking, curiosity, and an abundance of design ideas.
  3. A demonstrable ability to take design concepts through to excellent final execution, including experience working with client feedback and production practicalities to translate ideas from concept to reality -– ideally with exhibition and/or campaign design experience.
  4. Excellent client and communication skills – from presentation and communication to negotiation and influencing skills. The ability to clearly articulate design concepts and strategy both visually and verbally to clients.
  5. Experience creating great proposals for projects, including mock-ups, pitch and presentation material.
  6. Experience leading small project teams, guiding and steering the work of junior designers and other team members to meet project briefs, schedules and to exceed client expectation.
  7. Excellent Adobe CC skills (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign are essential, After Effects/Premiere a bonus).
  8. The ability to work with both speed and accuracy across multiple simultaneous projects under strict deadlines

The V&A offers a range of employee benefits including 28 days annual leave, pension, an interest free season ticket or bicycle loan is available after three months. Free entrance to all the major museums and exhibitions in London as well as many others. Subsidised staff restaurant and discounts in V&A shops.

How to apply:

To apply please complete the online application form and include a download link to your portfolio.

Closing date for applications is midnight Sunday 2 October 2022.

Interviews will be held on the week of 10 October 2022.

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