Junior Graphic Designer

THE POSITION

The Junior Graphic Designer works within our Development Team focusing on AU, UK and US markets. The role includes the roll-out of Hinkler projects, conceptual design, brand development, and creating high-quality mock-ups. The Junior Graphic Designer will need to be self-motivated, proactive in coordinating their work and willing to support the team to achieve business results. With a strong focus on learning and love for continuous improvement and execution, the Junior Graphic Designer strives to develop and grow within a high-performing design team.

As a naturally detail-orientated and organised individual, you will be supported to work on a full variety of brands and projects and support the team across multiple touch points. You will work with fun, colourful, and strategic designs within an amazing culture of bubbly personalities where your creative ideas are encouraged. This is a fantastic opportunity for a fun, ambitious, creative, and collaborative Junior Graphic Designer with 1-2 years of industry experience looking to forge a career within an established, global business with ample room for progression and career development. A passion to learn and grow in this role is essential.

 

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

INTERNAL

  • Product Leads, Head of Product, Studio Services Director, Creative Director, Creative Leads, Designers, Associate Publisher, Project Editors, Administrators, Production, Sales, Digital & Marketing

EXTERNAL

  • Freelancers including Editors and Designers, Proofreaders, Authors, Typesetters, Vendors

 

WHAT YOU WILL BRING

  • A tertiary qualification in Graphic Design or Visual Communications
  • 1+ years’ experience in graphic design
  • Experience working from concept through to development and execution
  • Keen to understand global design trends and commercial application
  • Knowledge and proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Have strong communication skills and be willing to work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment, as well as autonomously
  • Strong attention to detail and appreciation for natural design fundamentals
  • Be able to manage time effectively and adhere to delivery to deadlines
  • Demonstrated understanding in graphic design application for product and packaging
  • Ability to produce strong typographic layouts and having a keen eye for design elements
  • Strong collaborative skills within and across teams, with an ability to work independently to get things done
  • A positive energy with a can-do attitude

 

ABOUT US

Hinkler is a global, independent publisher and distributor based in Heatherton, Australia. Hinkler publishes and distributes a huge variety of children’s and adult products across 13 categories, including: Home learning, colouring and activity, board and novelty, puzzle books, joke books, sound books, picture story books, craft, stationery, toys and more.

Our Creative team is at the heart of the Hinkler family. We share your passion for design and creativity! The studio embodies a fun and inclusive environment – it’s one of those places where your day starts with Jigsaw puzzles, bath bombs before lunch and ends in tarot cards and robots. You may have picked up one of our products in a Target or Kmart store, whether it be a relaxing activity book, board game or a fun-filled on trend craft kit!  All our products are guaranteed to surprise and delight.

 

APPLYING 

In order to apply for this position, you must hold unrestricted rights to work in Australia. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. To apply please email molly.watson@hinkler.com.au