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Leeds, United Kingdom
London, United Kingdom
JOB #R2104547

Creative Artworker

Creative Artworker

Leeds

Who you work with

As part of our talented Design team, you’ll report to and work closely with the Design Director. In this highly collaborative and ownable role you’ll also work daily with a variety of creative and client service teams to produce the highest quality work.

What you do

The key part of this role is working with colleagues and independently to own the consistency and continuity within the design team across our creative output. You will uphold the quality control through the studio working across channels such as print, interactive platforms (PDF’s), digital formats and at an advantage know your way round PowerPoint too. From internal communications, proposals, developing out creative ideas from the design team that are campaign driven, you’ll be asked on occasion to have the creative freedom to design work out from a direct brief.

You'll drive and uphold the high-quality standards we work to, have the greatest attention to detail, and be thorough and considered in whatever your tasked. You will align your work with our core values and collaborating with our key suppliers to take our communications and events to the next technical level.

Good housekeeping across the server and jobs is another area you’ll own. We have a comprehensive job system and have meticulous ways of working. It’s about managing this with a logical and intuitive pathway to the latest versions and all other assets clearly labeled and managed by you, making sure things are right first time.

Working proactively to raise the team's profile as well as your own, you’ll take briefs confidently and accurately. Always applying your complete technical awareness, design consideration and expertise to every job, you’ll ensure all work is completed to ICF Next quality standards, accurately, efficiently and on time.

Role and responsibilities include:

+ Working across a wide range of client brands, taking full ownership of projects, and applying your creative and technical expertise from the initial brief.

+ Collaborating with colleagues and clients to fully understand the requirements of the brief, the client’s brand guidelines and technical specifications.

+ Estimating time required to deliver work against agreed specs and adhere to these timings during delivery.

+ Escalating any amends or challanges that might require additional time or changes to specs, so revised quotes can be provided up front.

+ Working with colleagues, project managers and the team producer to ensure your productivity is maximized at all times and your work is delivered to agreed project milestones.

+ Ensuring quality control procedures are always followed, including regular reviews through any builds of any given comms channel, checking work against agreed specs before sending out. Plus, ensuring everything is fit for purpose, spell checked, images are approved, and rights/licenses are understood.

+ Working with team colleagues to maintain ICF Next’s various asset libraries including master fonts, brand assets and case studies. Also ensuring version control is maintained and project files and folders are named/saved correctly. 2

+ Attending and proactively engaging in meetings including team updates, client briefings, internal briefings, workshops, creative ideas sessions and project debriefs.

Experience & Knowledge

You'll be Mac literate, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator are your daily tools and an understanding of MS PowerPoint would be of a great advantage.

Skills

Innovative creative thinking and problem-solving skills are a must, along with honed communication skills and the confidence to challenge a brief to bring clients' ambitions alive. You have excellent organisational skills and a razor sharp attention to detail.

You'll be supportive of the team, with all-round multi-tasking skills and an ability to think logically even when the pressure is on. You'll be passionate about what you do and have a keen eye and respect for design. Have a healthy interest to be immersed in social and cultural industry trends, with an extensive understanding of various client sectors.

You'll be driven by your ambition to learn new skills and develop as an creative artworker, with strong relationships working with key creatives and senior designers across the business.

Personal Qualities

A team player with bags of ideas and energy, you have a proven ability to deliver highly engaging results on brief and to agreed timescales. You are self-motivated and highly conscientious, with initiative, drive and a willingness to work unsociable hours one rare occasions when necessary, including occasional weekends to meet a client’s deadline.

Above all, you’ll be a committed team player who thrives in a busy creative environment, is confident, proactive and takes pride in their work. You have the drive and ambition to work with and impress some of the world’s best known brands.

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Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

Leeds - Carlton Mills (GB77)

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