Graphic Designer/Animator

£22,000 - £26,000 per annum
10 Apr 2018
10 May 2018
Contract Type
Graduate, Permanent
Full Time

This role requires someone who is well organised and flexible, a self-starter who will flourish in a fast-paced environment who can communicate ideas and concepts effectively to internal stakeholders.

The Graphic Designer/Animator will be responsible for helping to ensure all AVADO’s micro-learning platform Dot Native’s videos are market leading. The role suits a creative designer who wants to put their mark on Dot Native content and lift it to an even higher level.


  • Working with the Video Production Manager to take ownership of brand design guardianship and ensuring consistency across product and marketing collateral
  • Creating animated content and motion graphics for Dot Native videos
  • Collaborating with our product development teams to create graphics that visually communicate module concepts, develop engaging study materials and ensure the Dot Native campus is correctly and creatively branded
  • Designing story boards to take briefs from concept through to delivery
  • Supporting the creation, maintenance and quality of video content on the Dot Native site
  • Liaise with technical and product development teams to ensure we consistently deliver an exceptional digital user experience
  • Ensuring Dot Native videos are consistent and of high quality
  • Occasionally attending Dot Native filming days to assist cameraman to ensure quality and consistency across all videos
  • Assisting with booking Dot Native filming including green screen, POs, cameraman, talent, etc.
  • Designing slide decks, brochures, client comms etc.
  • Complete ad hoc graphic design tasks for teams across the business as and when necessary

About You

  • A good, entrepreneurial all-rounder looking for an opportunity to design and develop a wide range of material for a variety of business needs
  • Highly skilled in the use of Adobe Creative Suite (crucially Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop and After Effects)
  • A strong understanding of and ability to create motion graphics and animation
  • Extremely creative with an ability to develop, from simple briefs, brand appropriate concepts and ideas that utilise our brand guidelines and push the brand forward.
  • Able to work on and switch between several projects and manage time effectively to deliver work under pressure and against tight deadlines
  • Have a strong understanding of UX/UI principles and processes (accessibility and usability testing, wire-framing etc.)
  • Analytical, structured thinker with strong attention to detail
  • A creative thinker
  • Extremely organised
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills
  • An enthusiastic team player, with an adaptable personality who enjoys working in a very collaborative team
  • Customer obsessed – every decision is made with the end user in mind


  • Leadership of a growing and ambitious function in a VC-backed company operating in one of digital’s most exciting and growing spaces - EdTech
  • Ownership and responsibility to make things happen and make a real difference, working with some of the world’s leading brands
  • A fast-paced and exciting challenge which is well-funded and actively supported by encouraging investors

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