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Graphic Designer

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Full-time - immediate start preferred

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a small, collaborative organisation doing international development work in the Pacific. The role reports to the Communications Manager but works with staff and managers across the organisation. As VSA’s Design Champion you will be in charge of design and layout of VSA’s print and web-based resources aligned with VSA’s brand identity.

Responsibilities include:

• Designing all VSA’s marketing collateral including bi-annual Vista magazine and Annual report
• Organising and maintaining VSA’s photographic library and camera collection
• Selecting suitable photography, sized and manipulated to use within VSA’s collateral following VSA photography guidelines
• Working with the Communications Manager on ongoing development of VSA’s visual brand
• Guiding the brand application on the VSA website revamp project
• Liaising with VSA’s staff to develop design briefs, concepts, and final products
• Public speaking - presenting a session on “how to take great photos” for new volunteers

To be successful in this role you will need:

• Tertiary graphic design qualification and a strong portfolio; typography and photography skills and flair
• Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud (Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Lightroom) and a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office
• Creativity with the ability to be well organised and prioritise tasks
• Flexibility in handling routine and more complex tasks in a small organisation
• Excellent interpersonal skills and an engaging attitude of professionalism
• Commitment to, and an understanding of, the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi along with awareness and appreciation of the value of different cultural perspectives

Applications close at 9am on Monday 8 May. Please download the full position description and details of how to apply for this role via the links above.

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