Job description

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

The opportunity

EY GDS Creative Center of Excellence (CoE) is an inhouse agency that helps EY teams build a better working world by delivering high-impact, high-quality and on–brand creative solutions. People in the CoE help create experiences that are not just creatively inspiring, but also strategically precise and deeply human — across multiple media platforms.

As a Senior Associate — Graphic Design, you ideate and deliver best-in-class creatives that intrinsically align with the EY brand and business objectives. You liaise with workflow coordinators, art director, and content teams to render creative concepts strategically and tactically into effective collaterals (MS-based applications, print and interactive collaterals). Your primary work involves creating design solutions for impactful proposals, illustrations, layouts and enhanced user experiences, across multiple streams. You have an astute understanding of design principles and highly refined sense of aesthetics. So, you comfortably work within the brand specifications, yet push the boundaries to deliver compelling and inspiring creative solutions to customers.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Conceptualize and design branding materials, such as brochures, placemats, illustrations, layouts, infographics, on-screen presentations, proposals and social media collaterals
  • Adhere to EY brand guidelines, meet and exceed defined expectations in terms of aesthetics, quality, turnaround time and efficiency
  • Familiar with the latest design trends and advocate the same to team members and customers
  • Mentor junior team members on best design practices
  • Prioritize deadlines and effectively manage multiple creative projects parallelly
  • Communicate effectively with customers while understanding design briefs and sharing ideas
  • Provide unique and innovative design solutions to customers and convince them to make the right design choices
  • Take ownership and work as a design consultant independently
  • Be responsive to customers on calls and emails
  • Be a part and contribute towards various organizational initiatives

Skills And Attributes For Success

  • A user-centric mindset with creative, innovative, and analytical approach
  • Working knowledge of creating infographics and data visualization techniques
  • Flawless typography skills and keen sense of balance and intuition when it comes to layout
  • Excellent communication (comprehension, verbal and written) and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and persuade
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to interact effectively and positively in a fast-paced environment
  • Understanding of current and future visual trends
  • Aptitude for art direction

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Bachelor’s degree or college diploma (preferably in Graphic Design or related discipline)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign and Adobe Document Cloud (Interactive Media)
  • 5+ years of relevant experience

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Preferable knowledge of Adobe After effects, Premier Pro and motion graphics skills
  • Team management experience

Technologies and Tools

  • Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, and Adobe Document Cloud (Interactive Media)

What We Look For

  • Passion to tell stories through the power of visuals
  • Creative problem-solving mindset with a flexible can-do attitude
  • Self-starter with the ability to understand and translate verbal ideas into impactful, cohesive outputs
  • Hands-on experience in developing brochures, newsletters, flyers, banners, business presentations, animated presentations, and various types of marketing collaterals
  • Experience working with global clients
  • Confidence, maturity, and ability to build strong client relationships
  • A strong team player who is comfortable working collaboratively with others

What We Offer

EY GDS is a dynamic and truly global delivery network. We work across six locations – Argentina, China, India, the Philippines, Poland, and the UK – and with teams from all EY service lines, geographies, and sectors, playing a vital role in the delivery of the EY growth strategy. From accountants to coders to creative consultants, we offer a wide variety of fulfilling career opportunities that span all business disciplines. In GDS, you will collaborate with EY teams on exciting projects and work with well-known brands from across the globe. We’ll introduce you to an ever-expanding ecosystem of people, learning, skills, and insights that will stay with you throughout your career.

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

EY | Building a better working world

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

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