Senior Visual Designer

Columbia Threadneedle Investments
London, United Kingdom
01 Apr 2023
01 May 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About Columbia Threadneedle Investments

You'll find the promise we make to our clients is the same one we make to our employees: Your success is our priority.

Here, you'll find growth and career opportunities across all our businesses. We're intentionally built to help you succeed. Our reach is expansive with a global team of 2,000 people working together. Our expertise is diverse with more than 450 investment professionals sharing global perspectives across all major asset classes and markets. Our clients have access to a broad array of investment strategies and we have the capability to build tailored solutions matched to clients' specific requirements.

Columbia Threadneedle is a people business and we recognise that our success is due to our talented and dedicated people, who bring diversity of thought, complementary skills and capabilities. We are committed to providing an inclusive work environment that supports the diversity of our employees and reflects our broader communities and client-base. We encourage applications from returners to the industry.

We appreciate that work-life balance is an important factor for many when considering their next move so please discuss any flexible working requirements directly with your recruiter.

Job Purpose Statement

In collaboration with a global Brand, Creative, & Content team, you will be responsible for design and development for a focused portfolio of work within the Columbia Threadneedle Investments firm that supports brand and marketing campaigns. In this role you will create and develop visual content used in a variety of communication mediums including digital and print, and ensures our brand is represented in an engaging way that aligns with stated standards and specifications.

Role Responsibilities

  • Design print and digital content for all communication channels, maintaining a high standard of on-target, on-brand visual execution - with a keen eye for details and accuracy
  • Work collaboratively with broader global creative team (inclusive of copywriters, designers, and content producers) from concept to completion.
  • Identify ways to be innovative within our space, and explore ways to push the boundaries with inventive visual data executions or new media platforms
  • Interpret creative briefs and be able to present creative rationale that supports the business goal to peers and internal stakeholders.
  • Review materials to ensure stakeholder feedback has been addressed, and for brand accuracy and consistency
  • Effectively and proactively lead deliverables and deadlines with transparency
  • Manage final file libraries, including photo rights, iconography and native art files

Key Capabilities

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Demonstrated ability in agency or Marketing role
  • Fluency with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop), Acrobat, Microsoft Word Excel and PowerPoint. Aftereffects and Premiere desirable.
  • Strong knowledge of typography, design principles, and illustration
  • Ability to interpret creative brief objectives, work within brand guidelines and standards
  • Strong relationship skills, attention to detail and ability to manage several projects at once in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Preferred working knowledge of HTML, UI, UX, and web standards
  • You will have examples of your prior work i.e. an online portfolio
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