Graphic Designer Contract

Graphic Designer Contract

Contract value:£6,000 – £15,000. To provide high quality design solutions for web-based PDF and print publications and communications materials for defined external customer groups that engage customers with key regulatory messages.

Reference number: CIPHERI00025

Deadline date:27/06/2012

Contract value:£6,000 – £15,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Brighton and Hove

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: Capita Resourcing


Description of the contract

Background Purpose of Role: To provide high quality design solutions for web-based PDF and print publications and communications materials for defined external customer groups that engage customers with key regulatory messages. This contract role is initially for 2 months, our client needs a graphic designer (not web designer) who cam created PDFs, publications, print, direct mailings and exhibition documents amongst other documents. Main Duties/ Responsibilities Core Accountabilities: • Creation of on-brand design solutions for both internal and external customers, in specified formats for various communications • Planning, Indesign creation and PDF production of all corporate publications (online PDFs and print) to meet brand, house style and accessibility criteria • Sourcing and treating imagery to build the regulator’s image library, for use across campaigns, publications, and websites. • Management, design and ordering of corporate stationery and print as required • Supporting role as brand guardian – ensuring that all specifications, standards and approvals are to brand style and quality • Meeting accessibility (Level-double A under WCAG 2.0) and other specified technical standards • Supporting publications stock control and records management – taking in amends to web PDFs and artworking as required and supporting maintenance of suite of PDF templates and updating as necessary • Meeting specified accessibility and technical standards • Publications stock control and records management • Costing and production of corporate stationery as required Skills/ Experience Required Essential criteria: • Experience of working in a windows-based office environment (rather than MAC) • Significant working experience of: • Photoshop (CS5) • Illustrator (CS5) • InDesign (CS5.5) – most important • QuarkExpress (Optional) • Adobe Acrobat X Pro • Standard Office suite – Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Outlook • Established and well proven offline and online design experience and skill, with a strong varied folio demonstrating design experience • Experience of print procurement and production processes and specifications • Able to communicate rationale behind design work to non-designers • Flexible and responsive to feedback • Work well and speedily under pressure, able to prioritise work and manage time effectively • Customer focused, able to connect with regulatory audiences (via Personas and customer insight) • Meticulous eye for detail • Team player, strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships with colleagues and key stakeholders across the business • Experience of usability and accessibility principles, standards and techniques in relation to graphic design (indesign and adode Pro V10) • Proven ability to use visual thinking, storyboards, sketching, and communication design to create compelling interaction designs Additional Comments – Ideal sectors would include B2B, insurance or financial




Classification of the contract

66000000 Financial and insurance services


Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

Estimated length of contract: 60 Days


Who to contact

Contact name Sarah Prodywus

Organisation name Capita Resourcing

Address , SL6 1DP

Is outside UK No


Extension number:


How to apply

If you would like to apply for this role please copy and paste the following link into your browser: Capita is managing this Contract on behalf of the Client via an approved framework. All interested suppliers, companies and organisations please note; Capita Resourcing is the managed service provider and all contracts will be based on time and materials. Applications should be from the lead individual who is intending to complete the services including a full CV or experience profile which meets the described requirements. Please proceed to application: URL reference Contracts Finder on any application or correspondence. This contract is open for direct supply only, application from recruitment agencies will not be considered – If you would like to register to become a supplier to Capita Resourcing email your details to;