The Pond

Graphic Designer / Studio Manager | Auckland | $75 – $80k

The Pond

Creative and IT

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Applications Close - End of Day: 20-10-2017

$75 – $80k

New Zealand

Work type:

Do you have excellent technical skills, a great personality, and efficient time management? Our client is a young, creative advertising agency who is looking for someone with the whole package, to lead the design and manage their tight-knit studio.

The environment will be fast moving, providing constant variety to your week, while the climate of creativity and innovation in the studio will encourage the fresh ideas this agency is known for.

The successful candidate will have 5-6 years design experience, some of which being in a fast-moving studio. An aptitude for problem-solving, client management and the ability to manage several projects at once will be crucial.

You’ll be producing design and advertising material confidently, and quickly, while also managing a small studio team of 2-3. Proactively working on briefs for several clients and in-house brand material, you will show personality through your design and an attention to detail to deliver work to a high standard.  


Required Experience:

  • 8 min years experience
  • Experience leading a team would be ideal 
  • Background in a fast-moving studio
  • Fast, confident designer who works well in a team
  • Great attitude
  • Organised and efficient work practices
  • Proactive, smart, with attention to detail
  • Animation abilities would be excellent but not necessary


Required Skills:

  • Brilliant and fresh design
  • Solid on the tools, able to be delivered quickly
  • Excellent file management
  • Strong communication skills are essential


Required Worth Ethic:

  • Authentic, honest person
  • Always seeking to add value to a project
  • Uses initiative
  • Understands and supports the wider team
  • Committed to learning new skills
  • Passion for delivering a quality product to a client
  • Has pride in their place of work


Required Qualifications:

  • Tertiary preferred


Personality & Culture Fit:

  • Strong work ethic
  • Fast and efficient
  • Supportive of all members of the team
  • Committed to a kind workplace


Key Benefits:

  • City fringe location 
  • Modern offices, studio & creative environment
  • Relaxed team culture with reasonable working hours 


Let Penny and The Pond agents help you realise your market value and future career potential. Apply today, or get in touch for more information.

Please only apply if you have a valid NZ work visa.

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