Graphic Design Lead

Company Description

About M3:

Founded in 2000, with start-up investment capital from Sony, M3’s mission is to make use of the internet to increase, as much as possible, the number of people who can live longer and healthier lives, and to reduce, as much as possible, the amount of unnecessary medical costs. Key achievements of M3 Inc. include:

  • Named in Fortune’s 2020 ‘Future 50’ list, ahead of Facebook and Amazon
  • Ranked in Forbes’ 2020 Global 2000 list of the world’s largest public companies
  • M3 is the only company incorporated after the year 2000 to be included in the Nikkei 225 Index
  • Listed in Forbes’ ‘Asia’s 200 Best Over a Billion’ in 2019
  • In 2020 M3 founded the ‘M3: Stop COVID-19 Fund’ and pledged one billion yen to support COVID-19 related initiatives

M3’s legacy lies in the power of trusted physician platforms. Around the world, M3 organisations leverage these highly engaged digital communities to deliver medical education, job placement, and market research, to improve global patient outcomes.

Job Description

The Graphic Designer Lead is responsible for coordinating the design and production of visual materials, ensuring that they meet the organization's and Panel team’s branding guidelines and objectives. This role will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of graphic design and ensuring the delivery of high-quality visual content, working closely with the wider panel functions to develop and execute a variety of visual materials that align with all our brand standards and Global Panel objectives. The ideal candidate has a strong creative eye, excellent leadership skills, and a passion for producing visually stunning designs.

Please note, this person will be expected to work UK hours.

  • Lead and manage the Panel graphic design team, with responsibility for the management, development, and appraisal. Effectively delegating work, providing guidance, training, feedback, and support to ensure the timely delivery of projects.
  • Support the design function across all centralised panel brands and internal programs.
  • Collaborate with all panel functions and stakeholders on campaigns strategy and centralisation of Panel brands.
  • Collaborate with the corporate Marketing team to ensure best practices are followed and efficiencies are implemented.
  • Ensure that all company and Panel's branding, editorial, and marketing guidelines are followed across all design materials, working closely with the content department to ensure consistency in branding and messaging.
  • Develop and implement design guidelines, standards, and processes to maintain consistency across all visual materials.
  • Design intelligent marketing collateral to achieve objectives and align with organizational goals.
  • Provide design-based recommendations to enhance user journey and usability on specified websites.
  • Review and approve final designs, ensuring they meet brand guidelines and project specifications.
  • Effectively collaborate with all centralised Panel Team functions to ensure Global Panel goals are met.
  • Deliver diverse projects, including marketing collateral, conferences materials, web graphics, emails, infographics, and social media images.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures.

Qualifications

Education and Training Required:

  • Degree in design, marketing, or related field preferred.
  • Fluent English speaker with exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Second language proficiency preferred, but not required.

Minimum Experience: 

5+ years' marketing and graphic design experience.

Experience line managing in a graphic design team.

 Knowledge, Skill, Ability:

  • Effective project and time management skills, with the special focus on the ability to plan, prioritize, and meet deadlines.
  • Fluent in Adobe Creative suite, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and Microsoft suites.
  • Proficient in video editing software (After Effects, Premier etc).
  • Solid understanding of HTML, CMS programs (WordPress).
  • Strong knowledge in Digital design, including an awareness of UI and UX principles.

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