Graphic Designer (Fixed Term)

Simpson Grierson Non-Legal

12 month fixed term contract role for an experienced Graphic Designer to work in the marketing team of a large law firm

  • 12 month parental leave cover starting November 2020
  • Ideally full-time but would consider 4 days per week
  • Leading large law firm with award-winning culture

We have a fabulous opportunity for an experienced Graphic Designer to join our vibrant, experienced Marketing team in a fixed term role.  Simpson Grierson is one of New Zealand's leading law firms, and also one of the largest.   We are proud of our reputation for providing expert, practical advice across all areas of commercial law, and our diverse, inclusive culture.
The role
Reporting to the Marketing and Business Development Manager, and working closely with our Communications Manager, this role is a fixed term parental leave cover, for 12 months, from November 2020.  The role is ideally full-time,  although 4 days per week could be a possibility.  Our Graphic Designer is involved in the design process for projects from start to finish, working with the team to develop ideas and solutions. The role's responsibilities include:
  • designing business development and marketing materials (print, digital and video) that help Simpson Grierson stand out;
  • applying Simpson Grierson design and brand to a wide range of marketing collateral;
  • working with internal and external stakeholders to ensure Simpson Grierson’s brand is used effectively; and
  • delivery of successful external and internal communication initiatives;
You’ll have an eye for detail and the ability to handle multiple projects at once.  You’Il be self-motivated and will take ownership of your own workload, delivering superb end results, on time.  We’re looking for someone with:
  • a degree-level professional qualification relevant to graphic design;
  • 3-5 years’ relevant work experience, ideally in professional services, or a corporate environment;
  • sound experience in the use of Adobe Creative Suite – InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator;
  • excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and an ability to work well in a team with a customer service focus;
  • a high level of accuracy and attention to detail;
  • experience with video production and editing, and digital design would be an advantage.
If you are interested in a challenging, creative role working with a lovely, close-knit team of experienced marketing colleagues, we'd love to hear from you