Translate innovation insights into inspiring visuals
Spark Works is looking for a passionate visual designer to support the company’s design & communication activities. As part of a small team in London, you will collaborate with the Sparkies in Zurich on various ongoing design tasks - no matter if print, digital or moving images, it’s always about creating visuals that clearly capture intangible concepts and engage people.
As junior visual designer you will be working on internal and external customer projects. Besides creating visuals within the existing branding guidelines, conceptual thinking is required to support the creation of original and unique communication materials. We’re looking for a motivated personality who is willing to bring in their own expertise and interests. Additionally, you are expected to design, prioritise, and deliver tasks autonomously alongside your interdisciplinary projects.
Main tasks
    Development of digital and printed communication materials like slide decks, proposals, social media content, posters, prototypes etc. All of the above include layouting, illustrating, image editing, video cutting, creation of simple animations, etc.
    Editing and maintenance of website content
    Support in the consistent implementation and expansion of the corporate branding strategy
    Bringing in inspiring ideas for internal design projects (renewal/development of Spark Works communication material)
    Proven work experience (1+ years) in a company environment
    Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in visual communication or related fields
    Professional level in Adobe Software (InDesign; Photoshop; Illustrator) and Keynote
    Animation and/or programming skills are an asset
    Ability to work independently and pay attention to details
    Interest in methodologies such as Human-Centered Design, Design Thinking and agileconcept development
    Desire to work in a fast-paced, dynamic small company
    Experienced in working with a remote team
    Excellent knowledge of English with fluency in speaking, reading & writing; German is an asset
    A company that shapes social change, business innovation and technology applications with a human-centered approach
    A multidisciplinary team with flat hierarchies, characterised by passionate individuals with diverse competencies
    An open and dynamic work culture based on personal initiative, teamwork, direct feedback, continuous learnings and experimentation
    Diverse projects with public and private clients that span across industries and scopes
    May 2021
    application process
    Step 1
    Please send us your CV, a short cover letter in English and your portfolio to design@sparkworks.ch with ‘Junior Visual Designer May 21’ in the subject line

    Step 2
    Promising candidates will be asked to provide a short video (instructions to follow)

    Step 3
    Final candidates will be invited for a trial

    We are looking forward to meeting you!