Job description

The Law Society of NSW is Australia's largest and most influential membership association for solicitors. We're not all lawyers, but we work together to support the legal profession and ensure a just society for all.

We are currently looking for a Graphic Designer to join our Marketing team.

About The Team

The Marketing team sits within the Membership and Engagement Department that drives and implements The Law Society's membership and engagement strategies to support solicitors in their practices and personal lives, and drives membership acquisition and retention.

The Marketing team operate in a fast paced, high volume production environment and is responsible for communicating and marketing of products, services, events and other Law Society initiatives and resources to ensure a commercially viable and relevant membership association.

About The Role

Reporting to the Senior Graphic Designer, the Graphic Designer delivers in-house design solutions and creative services. You are a key custodian of the Law Society of NSW brand identity, bringing the brand to life in print, digital and motion, across various campaigns, programs, services, publications and events.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Work collaboratively to support the Senior Graphic Designer at all stages of the design process, ensuring design solutions are delivered on time, on brief and on brand.
  • Design and produce compelling, effective and accessible design solutions, for external (solicitors, members, legal profession) and internal (staff) audiences, aligned with brand guidelines and with guidance from the Senior Graphic Designer.
  • Work collaboratively with the wider Marketing team to support project objectives, planning and delivery.
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders and external suppliers/vendors (as required).
  • Adhere to team processes to ensure a consistent and efficient delivery of creative services: use Asana (project management tool) to centralise, organise and track design requests; archive artwork files following filing and naming conventions.
  • Maintain the digital library of master brand assets and templates.
  • Keep updated on emerging trends in branding, design to ensure in-house design solutions remain compelling.
  • Assist with other duties as directed by the Senior Graphic Designer.

About You

  • Tertiary qualification in graphic design or visual communication.
  • 2–3 years of professional experience (preferably in an in-house or creative agency).
  • Current portfolio demonstrating skills and understanding in brand, print and digital design.
  • Comfortable working in a corporate team environment.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with a flexible approach, positive and friendly personality and ability to work collaboratively within a team.
  • Demonstrated organisational and time management skills in order to manage a high volume of requests with competing and tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and follow established team processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to translate creative briefs into effective design solutions.
  • Comfortable articulating and discussing conceptual ideas with stakeholders.
  • Proven experience in following established brand guidelines.
  • Highly proficient with Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat).
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word and PowerPoint).
  • Comfortable working in a macOS environment.
  • Highly proficient in design fundamentals (typography, composition, colour, hierarchy and balance).
  • Working knowledge of print and digital design production processes.
  • Experience designing for social media.
  • Basic knowledge of motion design (desirable).
  • Experience with a digital project management tool (eg. Asana) (desirable).
  • Organised and pragmatic.
  • Self-driven, solution-orientated, with a strong work ethic.
  • A ‘can do’ attitude, with a willingness to learn and grow.

To apply

The Law Society of New South Wales is committed to building and maintaining a respectful and inclusive workplace, appointing the best person for the role and supporting diversity.

Applications should contain a CV and cover letter that outlines your key experience and motivations for this role.

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