Graphic Designer


K & L Gates
Sydney
14 November 2019

With offices across five continents, our firm comprises nearly 2,000 lawyers that represent a wide variety of practice areas and industries. We are consistently ranked among the top 20 global law firms. The firm is committed to a proactive marketing effort that continually builds our brand, and our graphic design team is essential to that goal.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Graphic Designer to join our team to provide production and graphic design support for our lawyers and our firm in Australia. Our brand is distinct and creative, and our design team brings a strong design aesthetic to bringing the brand to life in a wide variety of executions. A particular point of pride is the fact that the firm rarely, if ever, utilises external design resources.

About the Role

The primary emphasis for this Graphic Designer role will be to support brand campaigns and design material for all business development efforts across our Australian offices. The role will also be a part of and contribute to the firm’s global graphic design team, and collaborate with graphic designers in the U.S., Europe and Asia Pacific.

We have a dynamic and innovative brand that has been regularly recognised for distinctive campaigns. You will be supporting the advancement of our brand efforts in the Australia and Asia markets by working on external and internal marketing materials. These include: brochures, postcards, advertisements, electronic publications (ePubs), promotional collateral, PowerPoint presentations, and infographics.

About You

Successful candidates will have previous work experience (5+ years) in a professional environment as a graphic designer in addition to tertiary qualifications in design.

Attention to detail and the ability to communicate in a digital, collaborative environment are a must. Adapting to a busy workflow, maintaining organization, and excelling in a fast-paced environment are critical parts of the daily routine. You will work under the direction of team leadership to learn our brand and create designs that are relevant to K&L Gates.

Program Knowledge and Experience

  • Proven skills and educational training in typography, layout, composition, color theory, and information design; multimedia/motional graphics design experience is a plus.
  • Advanced knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat in a PC environment is required.
  • HTML coding.
  • Experience with Dreamweaver, Flash, After Effects, and Premiere is a plus.
  • Competent with Microsoft Office suits (primarily Word, PowerPoint and Excel).

You will also have experience with social media platforms and keep current with industry trends and changes in graphic design software. Your ability to be flexible and being open to learning and development is also important.

The Extras

As an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality, K&L Gates promotes equal opportunities for women and men to progress in their careers.

Initiatives include:

  • Structured mentoring program
  • Professional development programs
  • 14 weeks paid parental leave regardless of gender
  • Flexible working options
  • Salary continuance insurance

About Us

The firm’s Australian operations provide vast knowledge of the Australian legal marketplace across a wide spectrum of industries. With lawyers located in four established offices in Australia’s leading financial and commercial centres and possessing substantial experience, K&L Gates acts for industry leaders, major corporations, capital markets participants, major financial institutions, and governments on ground-breaking legal transactions, both domestically and internationally.

For everyone at K&L Gates, our role is about our clients. They rely on us to provide insightful and practical advice on the diverse issues that affect their businesses. However, they also expect that advice to go hand-in- hand with excellent client service. The combination of our practice strength, global platform, and unwavering commitment to unsurpassed client service is a true differentiator in the legal services marketplace.

Do you like what you see?

Please apply via our Careers page on our website 

Applications close Friday, 29th November 2019.

For more information please contact Tania Brierley, Recruitment Consultant at tania.brierley@klgates.com

For more information about K&L Gates please see our website. Referrals from agencies not accepted at this time.

K&L Gates reserve the right to close advertising earlier at our discretion.

K&L Gates is an equal opportunity employer and promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of those with a disability. We welcome applications from people who have an indigenous and/or culturally and linguistically diverse background. 

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