Senior Graphic Designer - Bid specialism

  • Location

    Bracknell, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £350.00 - £390.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Experis UK

  • Contact email:

    Emma.Higson-Kirrane@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH126391_1599755274

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    4 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-10-22

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Client:

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Senior Graphic Designer - Bid Specialism, Public sector

Bracknell

4 Months

Our client offers opportunities for highly skilled specialist Senior Graphic Designers with extensive experience of supporting bid teams in developing exceptional materials for bid tender submissions. This is a hands-on design role, leading other designers to produce visual elements for winning tender submissions.

They require bid designers with proven experience working within a sales and account environment, with specific skills and IT industry experience related to the delivery of competitive tenders and pitch support for sales teams in developing presentation slide decks.

A thorough understanding of the IT industry, terminology, tender process and insight into Shipley scoring is crucial in order to deliver creative, compliant and compelling bid solutions. An understanding of Public Sector procurement / OJEU processes and procedures / Frameworks will be a clear advantage together with a confident grasp of the sales cycle.

Highly organized and resilient you will be used to working under pressure on multiple tenders, yet able to maintain superb attention to detail. An exceptionally high level of literacy is vital to this roll up your sleeves and get stuck in design role, our assets are produced in English.

You'll have a strong corporate portfolio having worked for a large blue chip or within a delivery agency in a senior bid team role, preferably as a team or creative delivery lead. Having worked in a deadline-driven and high-profile role you'll understand that the work will not be 9-5. Experience of bid authoring will be an advantage but not critical to the role

And there's more … You'll need the ability to communicate your concept ideas effectively and tailor your ideas to suit the various industries, sectors and functional areas of the businesses you'll be designing tenders for.

The successful candidate will understand the impact design led thinking can make to the delivery of a message and will be able to create visuals that will deliver often complex messaging in an impactful way. Key to the success of this role is exceptional communication skills, first class attention to detail is essential.

This Bid Designer role requires a candidate who can take ownership of the day to day bid design, ensuring each bid is in line with the win strategy and overall theme of the bid. You'll also work on ad-hoc design projects for the wider design team.

Core Skills:

  • Strong creative background having worked in corporate or agency environment delivering to corporate clients
  • High degree of literacy, proofing skills will be required and used daily
  • Strong creative skills with design led thinking
  • Advanced level skills in all the current major Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office 365 applications. (PC)
  • Confident, proficient and fast in the use of software. You know shortcuts and tricks to share with others.
  • Agency disciplines of time and client management
  • Excellent eye for detail.

Desirable Skills:

  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • SharePoint Skills
  • Copy editing skills
  • Creating interactive and animated presentations

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance.