Viking/Full-time/$80,000 to $100,000

Sydney

Posted 26 Nov 2021

Closes 26 Dec 2021

Viking is looking for a talented senior designer with over 6 years’ experience to join their integrated marketing team. Responsible for producing creative, high quality printed and digital marketing collateral showcasing the full Viking product range, this hands-on role requires a conceptual thinker with an innate sense of curiosity. 

Key responsibilities

  • Producing bespoke print collateral including brochures,  advertising, flyers, catalogues, magazines, signage, stationery
  • Creation of dynamic digital collateral such as interactive e-books, videos for social posts and advertising, animated GIFs, animated HTML5 and static web banners, infographics, Facebook tiles and eDM banners
  • Concept to execution production of sales campaign collateral inclusive of overarching creative thematic and collateral for various marketing channels
  • Acting as brand custodian and ensure brand guidelines are adhered to at all times in the creative process
  • Assuring all work meets high production values and follows current company brand guidelines
  • Collaborating with marketing team on the creation of all assets
  • Implementing the most efficient briefing and production processes to meet internal and external deadlines and continually improving procedures to maximise efficiency
  • Managing the production of all print jobs from start to finish ensuring quality control, correct specifications and working with marketing managers to develop and make sure deadlines are met
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with a selection of printers and other third-party vendors such as AdobeStock and Dropbox
  • Signing off on all print and digital proofs
  • Working with online collateral submission systems for advertisements and brochures such as AdSend, AdStream, InSite, Integration X, Issuu and others
  • Liaising with global offices on the sharing of creative assets including cataloguing collateral from other markets, acquiring resources, debriefing of new content
  • Sourcing on-brand images and videos from global asset libraries and company managed AEM database and working with head office on global rights
  • Ensuring organisation of all files on server including images and video for authorised usage across all marketing channels
  • Educating marketing team on how to correctly use Adobe Creative Cloud and Libraries to create basic digital assets or make basic amends, and approving all creative before it goes live
  • Collaborating with freelance designers when required
  • Mentoring design interns

Required skills and experience

  • Formal training in Desktop Publishing or Graphic Design 
  • Strong design portfolio that demonstrates conceptual and creative thinking translated into design solutions
  • Creative flair and an eye for good design
  • A conceptual thinker
  • Demonstrated extensive experience in a Mac OS environment with: Adobe Creative Cloud: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, InCopy, Bridge and LightRoom, 
  • Experienced in brochure and direct mail production
  • Detailed knowledge of printing and pre-press and managing print jobs
  • Photo retouching skills 
  • Motivated and uses initiative 
  • Strong organisational skills and able to manage multiple projects

Desirable skills and experience

  • Understanding of the travel industry
  • Working with HTML5 and asset creation/delivery software Bannersnack or similar
  • Basic HTML/CSS and working with Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Experience in Microsoft Office
  • Basic video editing and animation experience with Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects and Media Encoder
  • Experience with project management Monday.com software or similar

Advantages

  • A competitive salary package
  • Fantastic industry benefits such as reduced cruise rates and occasional familiarisations
  • Health benefits — Viking will contribute to your individual private health insurance
  • A supportive environment that encourages learning, while working alongside a fun, friendly team
  • Viking has a beautiful, modern office based in Surry Hills, close to Central Station
  • Knowing that you are employed by an award-winning cruise company that is a true leader in the cruise travel industry at a global level

The Company

Viking is recognised as the world’s leading river cruise line, and with the launch of its ocean fleet in 2015, the company has now also become the leader in small-ship ocean cruising. From Europe and Africa to Asia and the Americas, Viking provides destination-focused itineraries designed for experienced travellers who have a keen interest in history, culture and geography.

The pandemic has not stopped Viking expanding its fleet and investing in the future of cruising. In 2022 we will not only be celebrating our 25th anniversary but also launching eight new ships so there will be lots to keep you busy and engaged! So as the Australian cruise industry plans for the reopening of borders and pent up demand for product; there has never been a more exciting time to join this sector of the travel industry.

Viking’s head office is based in Los Angeles, with sales and marketing offices in London and Sydney, and operational offices all over the world.