GRAPHIC DESIGNER (or Architectural Assistant with strong graphic skills)

LOCATION: LONDON OFFICE


Article 25 is the world’s largest architectural charity. Our focus lies on designing and building structures that improve health, learning and disaster resilience. We are currently looking for an Architectural Assistant to support our Architects with our ongoing projects.

We are seeking a motivated Volunteer Graphic Designer (or Volunteer Architectural Assistant with strong graphic skills) who has a passion for international development to provide assistance to the design and fundraising teams. This is an exciting opportunity for a keen and energetic individual who is looking for valuable experience in this field. You will be able to make a genuine creative contribution and take ownership of projects. There will be an opportunity to go on a fieldtrip to temporarily work in our Yangon office to work together with a Burmese graphic designer

Skills and knowledge

  • Strong graphic design and production experience

  • Experience and sensitivity with the dimension of capacity building

  • Experience in training of/collaboration with graphic designers

  • Good sense of composition, creativity and attention to detail

  • Experience with CI Design is advantageous

  • Experience with various design tools, including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator

  • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects

  • Web design, video and multimedia experience beneficial

  • Strong computer skills

Candidate requirements

  • Strong organisational and time management skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure

  • Able to work in a small dynamic team and on own initiative

  • Enthusiastic with good interpersonal skills

  • Commitment to learning and developing new skills

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Article 25 has more than 85 projects in 34 countries, making us the largest architectural NGO in the world. Our projects are delivered with in-country partners to ensure that local knowledge and relationships are maximised, and that projects are sustainable.

Current projects include

  • Reinvigoration of Yangon General Hospital

  • Post-earthquake school reconstruction, Haiti

  • Children’s clinic in Morocco.

  • Inclusive pre-school in Tanzania

  • Hospital buildings in Nepal

This position calls for someone with good drive and a flexible work ethic who is looking to get experience in Graphic Design.

This position is available to ideally full time candidates for a minimum commitment of 6 months.

Information

  • Deadline: Apply immediately for consideration

  • Terms: Volunteer position

  • Start date: ASAP Duration: 6 months

  • Duration: 6 months (flexible length of time) full-time candidates will be given preference

  • Location: Our London offices

  • To apply: Submit a covering letter and CV to recruitment@article-25.org with ‘Volunteer Graphic Designer’ in the subject line of the e-mail.