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Job id: 090907. Salary: Grade 6: £43,205 -£50,585 per annum, inclusive of London Weighting Allowance.

Posted: 11 June 2024. Closing date: 18 June 2024.

Business unit: King's Digital. Department: King's Digital.

Contact details: Tim Pratt. timothy.pratt@kcl.ac.uk

Location: Strand Campus. Category: Professional & Support Services.

THIS VACANCY IS OPEN TO INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY

About us

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King’s vision is to be the UK leader in online and blended learning by 2029, featuring as a transformative initiative in King’s Vision 2029. King’s Digital is making King’s courses accessible to students all over the world using innovative technology and user centered design, shaping the future of education.  

About the role

As Senior E-Learning Visual Designer, you will manage our team of E-Learning Visual Designers, currently two E-Learning Visual Designers and one E-Learning Visual Design Assistant, who create a range of visual media including graphics, illustrations and animation for our online distance learning portfolio 

A critical part of the Creative Media Team and reporting to the Creative Media Manager, you will contribute to a creative, collaborative and adaptable team of visual design and media specialists. You will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of graphic design and animation across the team, while also taking on project work, from initial concept and design to final delivery.

You will actively collaborate with King’s Digital production teams, including Learning Design, Content Development, Quality Assurance and UX/Development, etc, to build exceptional e-learning for our global audience of students.

The role holder will be knowledgeable and passionate about graphic design and illustration, demonstrate a thorough awareness of creative processes, as well as be able to lead in the development of new formats and workflows

This is a full time  (35 Hours per week), and you will be offered an indefinite contract

About you

To be successful in this role, we are looking for candidates to have the following skills and experience

Essential criteria

1.      A Master’s qualification (or equivalent/higher qualification) or significant experience

2.      Evidence of professional development (formal and informal) and the ability to identify future development needs

3.      Line management experience or a strong desire/potential to become a line manager

4.      Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills

5.      Experience of creating digital learning content and understanding of the key principles and standards of content and visual design, including usability, accessibility, branding and copyright.

6.      Highly organised approach to managing workload, with the ability to work calmly and systematically in a busy environment; prioritising work as required in order to meet agreed deadlines

7.      Excellent visual design skills and the ability to develop engaging digital learning content for online courses

8.      Proven commitment to diversity and inclusion

Desirable criteria

1.      Leading on enhancement projects

2.      Understanding of effective practice in digital pedagogy

3.      Experience of working with project management methodology and Agile teams

Downloading a copy of our Job Description

Full details of the role and the skills, knowledge and experience required can be found in the Job Description document, provided at the bottom of the next page after you click “Apply Now”. This document will provide information of what criteria will be assessed at each stage of the recruitment process.

Further information 

We pride ourselves on being inclusive and welcoming. We embrace diversity and want everyone to feel that they belong and are connected to others in our community.

We are committed to working with our staff and unions on these and other issues, to continue to support our people and to develop a diverse and inclusive culture at King's.

We ask all candidates to submit a copy of their CV, and a supporting statement, detailing how they meet the essential criteria listed in the advert. If we receive a strong field of candidates, we may use the desirable criteria to choose our final shortlist, so please include your evidence against these where possible.

To find out how our managers will review your application, please take a look at our ‘How we Recruit’ pages.

We are not able to offer sponsorship for candidates who do not currently possess the right to work in the UK.