Guide Dogs Victoria

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About Guide Dogs Victoria

Guide Dogs Victoria is a leader in breaking down barriers that enable our people to live life without limits.

Guide Dogs Victoria recognises and responds to the diverse needs and choices of our Clients. We specialise in providing high quality and safe services and supports to people living with low vision or blindness and other disabilities. We are one of Australia’s most trusted charity and an employer of choice in the disability and aged care sectors. We recognise and celebrate the diversity of our employees and volunteers and the benefits this brings to our organisation. Our people enjoy an inclusive and culturally safe work environment free from all forms of discrimination. Guide Dogs Victoria is a place where talent is recognised and innovation is encouraged.

Graphic Designer

In this full time position you will produce fully accessible content for internal and external audiences across a range of media including, print, digital and video content. You will maintain the highest standards in graphic design and produce cutting edge creative content that accurately reflects the Guide Dogs brand and the expectations of clients across Guide Dogs Victoria and Guide Dogs NSW/ACT. You will champion and deliver best practice accessible content. This role is in our Marketing Centre of Excellence team that works across Victoria, New South Wales and the ACT and leads a number of national initiatives.

What we love about you:

You have solid experience (at least 3 years’ experience) producing accessible content, preferably in an inhouse environment.
You have completed a degree or equivalent in visual communication and/or graphic design,
You possess advanced skills in Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat).
You understand client/business needs and translate these into engaging on-brand visual solutions across print and digital media.
You have excellent organisation skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously, from concept through to completion, and meet deadlines.
You are experienced using online project management tools.
You have solid interpersonal and communication skills to liaise with key internal and external stakeholders, ensuring brand consistency and guiding as required.
You receive and act on feedback.
You have a demonstrable creative ability through a strong well-rounded showcase folio.
Ideally you have experience with basic filming/camera equipment, video production shooting and editing skills, with proficiency in After Effects and Premiere.
Ideally you have experience creating accessible MS Office templates, PDFs, and eDMs; and experience using a Digital Asset Management System.
Why work with us?

You will be working at a place where everyone is welcome – an organisation that believes that a creative and productive workplace depends on having a diverse range of experiences, perspectives and abilities. Your colleagues and peers all understand their part in our mission – to empower people with vision loss. We are an organisation that wants you to bring your full self and your full heart to work.

Benefits that Guide Dogs Victoria offer:

A competitive remuneration package is available commensurate with skills and experience, which includes tax free salary packaging of up to $18,550.
6 weeks paid parental leave.
Support towards your professional development including paid study leave, educational assistance and an external mentoring program.
Wellbeing program which includes an annual wellbeing calendar, discounted health insurance, employee assistance program, skin checks and annual flu vaccinations.
Reward and Recognition program.
Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion:

Guide Dogs Victoria is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a work environment that embraces and values diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with low vision, blindness or other disability and all persons of all backgrounds to apply. Guide Dogs Victoria is committed to making workplace adjustments to support candidates through the recruitment and selection process and we encourage you to apply, if you are interested in the role.

Mandatory Safety Screening Checks

This role also requires the successful candidate to complete and receive a clear result for a NDIS Worker Screening Check, National Police Check, International Police Check (where required) and Working with Children Check.

All employees are also required to comply with COVID-19 vaccination requirements as a condition of their employment, including third dose vaccinations. Vaccination evidence or valid medical exemption must be provided prior your commencement date.

Applicants can apply directly via Seek or by emailing their CV and a cover letter to [email protected].

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