Graphic Designer

University of Dundee - Creative Services

Summary of Job Purpose and Principal Duties

We're looking for a Graphic Designer to join our established and innovative team at the University of Dundee. We aim to provide a one-stop-shop for University staff who need media and materials for use in teaching, research, marketing and promotional activities. We're committed to producing work that informs, excites and inspires in specialisms including medicine, business, science and the arts.

You will be responsible for designing visual materials and publications for the University including brochures, posters, leaflets, display and exhibition material, curricular and publicity materials.

Working alongside your team, you'll be managing projects from end to end, from understanding briefs and advising your clients, through the complete production cycle.

The post holder will work as part of a small tight knit team and work both on individual projects and collaboratively with other design team member and creatives to set the highest standards of finished product and service.

Please see job description for full details.

Please note that due to the closure of the University during the holiday period shortlisting will not take place until January 2018.

Summary of Skills, Experience and Qualifications

Who we’re looking for:

  • Degree or HND in Graphic Design or equivalent professional experience
  • Experience of working in a professional graphic design environment
  • Design first attitude
  • Attention to the finest of details
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Ability to juggle and work on a range of diverse projects
  • In-depth knowledge of all Design programmes and professional hardware

Please include a link to your online portfolio in your application.

For further information about this position please contact Martin Dobbin at To find out more about Creative Services please visit

College / School / Directorate Information

We are one of the UK’s leading universities – internationally recognised for our expertise across a range of disciplines and research breakthroughs in multiple areas, including science, medicine and engineering, amongst many others. Conveniently located on the banks of River Tay, our main city-centre campus is at the heart of Dundee - an up-and-coming, friendly, compact and affordable city with a rich heritage in design and technology. We also have campuses at Ninewells Hospital and in Kirkcaldy which are easily accessible via local transport links.

Additional Information

The diversity of our staff and students helps to make the University of Dundee one of the top universities in the UK. Family friendly policies, staff support networks for BME and LGBT staff, membership of Athena Swan and Stonewall, as well a full range of disability services, create an enjoyable and inclusive place to work.

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