Casual Designer

Forethought Research

We are currently seeking university students, recent graduates or experienced designers to work in a casual capacity in our Infographics Team.

  • Flexible Working Environment
  • Melbourne CBD location
  • Immediate Start
We are currently seeking university students, recent graduates or experienced designers to work in a casual capacity in our Infographics Team.  
The casual designer will be working on graphic design, illustrations, video and animation design work while upholding Forethought’s branding and visual identity in reports, presentations and visual communications to Forethought Client’s.
About Us:
Forethought is a strategic marketing research consultancy with a passionate interest in understanding the levers that drive consumer behaviour and brands.
We deliver high calibre actionable insights uncovered by the deeply inquisitive minds of our colleagues, who apply quantitative and qualitative research techniques to solve the growth challenges facing our clients.
  • Our approach is academically rigorous, led by postgraduate qualified colleagues.
  • Every stage of our research process, from questionnaire design, data analysis to strategic consulting, is handled by a pipeline of specialists rather than research generalists. This approach underpins our commitment to quality.
  • Forethought partners with brands to build market share and profitability. Our clients’ commercial decisions are never made lightly and activities that impact on customers or brand are given exacting scrutiny
The Role:
Working causally (minimum 2 days per week) you will be using your design skills while working in line with Forethought’s branding and visual identity. You will be working on reports, presentations and/or visual communications that require graphic design, illustrations, video and/or animation design for our consultants to present to Forethought’s Clients.
In this role you will also be required to perform administrative tasks and any ad hoc design items that Forethought needs whilst providing colleague support to the Team Leader and the Infographics team.  
Your Responsibilities:
In this role you will be responsible for:
  • Utilising your creativity to produce conceptual design work for proposals and presentations;
  • Producing and reviewing fault free, consistent, clear, easy to read and aesthetically appealing reports, presentations and visual communications;
  • Assisting in the delivery of other ad hoc design needs for the firm;
  • Liaise with consultants and project managers to gain clear understanding of ways to meet project objectives in a timely and cost-effective way. 
What you will need to have:
We are ideally looking for skills and capabilities in:
  • Demonstrated skills in graphic design, video editing, photography and digital design;
  • Experience in Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Dreamweaver, UX Design, Visual Strategy, TV and Film Production, Video Animation and Video Editing software;
  • Strong Microsoft Office Suite Skills (specifically PowerPoint);
  • A strong eye for detail with an ability to review your own work and others work;
  • A strong customer service ethos;
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and experience in a fast paced, project driven environment;
  • Well presented with a professional attitude.
What we will offer you: 
Our Values:
  • Curious Minds – We challenge ourselves and our clients to grow, actively seeking feedback in pursuit of our development;
  • Exceptional People – We embrace our diversity of talents, beliefs, background and working styles;
  • Top of our Game – Bold and ambitious, we are outcome-focused experts driven to make a difference with our work;
  • Happy and Healthy – We are trusted individuals, empowered to work autonomy and flexible
Your development:
We are a learning environment, every day we learn and grow. We will give you all the coaching, mentoring and training you need to develop and progress your career.
Only candidates who are Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents are eligible to apply. Please include in your application a covering letter, your resume and portfolio.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Lydia Disint, Talent Coordinator on 03 9614 3000 or email

We will not be engaging the services of any recruitment agencies to fill this role - thank you.