Have you got creative flare? Are you looking for a new opportunity that gives you the flexibility to come up with innovative solutions? If you can answer yes to both of these questions then BAE Systems, Maritime Services division are recruiting for a Creative Designer to be responsible for leading creative media initiatives and projects supporting our business winning activities.
In particular the development of winning proposals, creating marketing material and drafting customer presentations. The successful candidate will also provide support to the Communications and Exhibitions teams.
As Creative Designer your main responsibilities will involve:
Identifying, developing and producing innovative creative solutions in support of winning business and internal & external communications.
Seeking out opportunities and captures photos and videos of BAE Systems products and capabilities and produces high quality visual content for use in marketing material
Working with internal customers to define requirements and to develop graphic directions, concepts, and specifications for a wide variety of tasks.
Managing small to medium sized creative projects from initial concept through to delivery of the final production
As Creative Designer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:
Preferably Degree educated in a creative discipline.
Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator
Photographic and Video experience, including editing and motion graphics
Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint
Experience in the management of complex creative projects across a wide range of mediums.
Significant experience in the development of creative ideas in support of business winning.
Proven ability to work collaboratively across internal boundaries and within brand limitations
Proven ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders.
Vast experience and high level of competency in, using Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator, Premiere and After Effects and other supporting applications.
Able to draw up storyboards with the customer and produce the finished project using whatever medium is agreed suitable for the audience.
Capable of filming High Definition video and photography to a professional standard
Use visual effects and treatments on both videos and photography to enhance and improve the experience.
Experience in creating or using 3D elements within creative projects
What we're looking for in you:
We are looking for candidates who possess experience of working within a similar role, you will have the drive and tenacity to deliver results and are flexible and adaptable to change. You will be an outstanding communicator with sound analytical, problem solving skills.
Location : Portsmouth Broad Oak
Salary : Competitive
Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.
Join us and help to define the future of global maritime defence capabilities. With approximately 3,500 employees based at five UK locations and revenue of £600million, we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around and offer significant opportunities for committed employees to learn and grow with us.
From our headquarters in Portsmouth, we are proud to support the Royal Navy in global operations. BAE Systems Maritime Services delivers end-to-end support to over 50 per cent of the Royal Navy's surface fleet. Our services include ship upgrades, repairs, dockyard facilities management and provision of combat systems training. We also develop and support the Royal Navy's complex equipment, such as radar, torpedoes and small boats.
With our international programmes and core support to the Ministry of Defence, you could find yourself working on the iconic Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers, Type 45 Destroyers, Type 23 Frigates, Type 26 Global Combat Ships, Hunt Class Mine Countermeasure Vessels, Offshore Patrol Vessels, historic ships and more. Our highly skilled teams design, develop, support and maintain a wide range of complex equipment. This includes Spearfish, one of the most powerful and capable wire guided torpedoes on the market. Currently undergoing a major upgrade programme, Spearfish will soon benefit from further sophisticated advances in its homing, warheads, tactical and fuelling systems, as well an upgraded guidance link. Then there's Artisan, the 3D radar that can identify a target the size of a tennis ball, travelling at a speed of more than 2000 miles an hour more than 25 kilometres away!
Join us and the projects you'll be involved in will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come. You'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.
BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.