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Graphic Designer

Location: Main Campus (Singapore)
Functional area: Marketing & Communications
Employment type: Full-time
Job type: Permanent

Graphic Designer 
(working 40 hours/week)
commencing as soon as possible

The German European School Singapore (GESS) is a multi-lingual, not-for-profit, international school in Singapore with a distinct European flavour. At our two green campus locations GESS provides international education to 1,550 students of more than 50 nationalities from Pre-School to Grade 12. Since its foundation in 1971, the school has evolved into a school with two sections: as an authorised IB World School our European Section offers tuition in English for students from three years old to high school across all three IB programmes, the PYP, the MYP and the IB Diploma. As an accredited ‘Excellent German School Abroad’, the German Section of GESS offers all major German school leaving certificates. GESS is a private school association led by an elected committee and the school management. Currently, more than 300 full and part-time staff are employed at the school.  In August 2018, GESS will move to a new site in central Singapore to a purpose built, brand new school campus.

Responsibilities:

  • Development of creative concepts and ideas
  • Introduction of emerging technologies and trends, particularly design programs 
  • Overall responsibility of all design projects of GESS such as yearbook, brochures, diaries, flyer, banner and poster
  • Designing, editing and producing high profile publications with InDesign and Photoshop
  • Vendors management in view of working together with print house to ensure the best branding of GESS, application of corporate identity and quality of print
  • Point of contact for all decisions regarding the design
  • Working on layouts and art working pages ready for print;
  • Proofreading (English) to produce accurate and high-quality work
Requirements:
  • Creative thinker
  • Project Management Skills
  • Very good experience with design and page layout, organising and editing comprehensive bilingual publications
  • Work experience at least 4 years
  • Proficiency in Adobe software (InDesign/ Photoshop/ Illustrator)
  • Intercultural awareness and ability to relate well with people across all levels and cultures
  • Experience in local vendor management
  • Ability to work under pressure and to do deal with conflicts
  • Drive and self-management to deliver results and meet deadlines
  • Excellent writing skills in English
  • Meticulous with an eye for details
  • Motivated and open to innovation
  • Team player

We offer an exciting working environment in an international and cooperative team. Your application should include a letter of application, your complete resume, salary expectations and a recent photo. Please indicate your reasons for applying for the position. 

As in any professional international school, GESS has a Child Protection Policy. Our recruitment process reflects this policy in that we ask for a police clearance check and further background checks for shortlisted candidates.

Please note, that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. The School reserves the right to appoint prior to the application deadline.

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