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Junior Graphic Designer (Mac Operator)

Job details

23 Jul 2017
Work type
Part time employment, Contract
Work classification
Design, Digital & Technology, Marketing & Media


Are you a senior Graphic Design student or recent graduate wanting to make use of that qualification? Or maybe you are looking to re-enter the workforce part-time? Or perhaps you’re already in the workforce and looking to get more design experience under your belt?

As a Junior Graphic Designer (Mac Operator) in MOTAT’s Marketing & Communications Team, you will assist the Graphic Designer and provide in-house graphic design, desktop publishing, and photographic services in line with MOTAT’s marketing and promotional strategy.

We are looking for a creative, results-driven superstar to join us for six months to help promote MOTAT to its various audiences. This part time role is for 2-3 days a week – specific working days are negotiable.

Key responsibilities:

  • Complete design tasks as assigned by the Graphic Designer and noted on the marketing schedule by due dates set.
  • Provide overflow graphic design assistance for events, holiday experiences, signage and activity requirements across MOTAT.
  • Provide on demand photography services such as for events and public relations.
  • Assist with achieving overall consistency of the MOTAT brand in the marketplace by ensuring correct use of the MOTAT logo on all branded materials.
  • Actively contribute new ideas towards developing future marketing opportunities and reasonably assist with other ad-hoc duties as required.

We want to hear from you if you have:

  • A tertiary qualification in graphic design (or are studying towards one).
  • Previous experience in a graphic design, Mac Operator, or desktop publishing role.
  • Demonstrated experience in PC-based software applications such as Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop and all MS Office applications. Experience with Creative Suite for Mac will also be considered.
  • Demonstrated experience meeting deadlines and working to fixed timelines with a high attention to detail.

MOTAT is an interactive museum with a focus on creating a fun, visually stimulating environment for its customers.  It is home to a unique mix of collections and experiences. Our goal is to make MOTAT a "must experience" venue and we want your help to continue that journey. This is an exciting period at MOTAT and a great time to join the team.

MOTAT is a great place to work, where no two days are ever the same. Along with joining a team of passionate and capable people, you will also get Birthday Leave, additional KiwiSaver contributions, and a MOTAT annual pass for you and your family.

How to apply

Follow the links above to apply and to view the position description. Make sure to include any examples of your previous design work in your application.

Applications Close: 23 July 2017.


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13 Jul 2017