1 September 2017

SGAC has opened applications for a key role to the organisation: SGAC Graphic Design and Material Creation. This position offers challenging, rewarding and professional skill-building experience.

The positions offers a great chance of having work published in print (logos, official documents, invitation, t-shirts, bags, pins) and online with high visibility across the SGAC network and SGAC’s partners.

SGAC is looking for a lead Graphic Designer who will be responsible for the appearance and "look” of the organisation.

Deadline for Applications: 1 October 2017

 

Responsibilities


  • SGAC Publications Layout
    • Working with the SGAC network and Executive Office to design, maintain and/or graphically edit various SGAC publications (e.g. Newsletter, etc.) and related documents

    • Maintaining consistent, high quality design language across the various SGAC publications in accordance with the SGAC official branding strategy

  • Logos Development
    • Lead the thematic designing of logos for major SGAC events (e.g. SGC, Fusion Forum, Space Generation Workshops)

  • SGAC Banners/Flyers Design
    • Leading and/or assisting with designing or maintaining banners and flyers (e.g. SGAC brochure) for SGAC major events, competitions and/or advertisements

  • Commercial Printing
    • Coordinating with commercial printers, SGAC partners and supporters, and the SGAC network to achieve optimal quality and presentation of SGAC printed material

  • General duties:
    • Answering emails in a timely fashion from the PR Team Lead and the Executive Office

    • Assist with design and development of other SGAC related material, as appropriate (e.g. SGAC project group material)

    • Recruit other graphics editors to assist with graphic design, as appropriate

Time commitment: 2-5 hours per week

 

Necessary Qualifications


  • SGAC membership: registration on the SGAC website and below 33.5 years of age at the time of appointment
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, quick turnaround international environment and meet deadlines without compromising the quality of work
  • Professional Fluency (Speaking, Reading, and Writing) in English
  • A keen interest in and drive to learn computer graphic design and publishing software
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office applications or similar/related software
  • Proficient skills in the use of photo editing and/or graphic design software are essential. These may include one or more of, but are not limited to Adobe CC (particularly InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) or similar
  • Some knowledge of the commercial printing and publishing process, including appropriate file formats (PDF, PDFX), formatting (e.g. bleed) and colour spaces (e.g. CMYK vs RGB) is necessary, but can be developed on the job
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Cross-cultural and communication awareness

As with all SGAC positions, meetings and work will be completed virtually. The selected applicant must be easily accessible via e-mail and phone on a daily basis. Communication skills and ability to respond in a timely manner are vital. This is a volunteer position.

 

Benefits


  • Meeting and working with young space sector leaders from around the world
  • Having a higher chance of receiving SGAC scholarships to attend conferences around the world and benefiting from discounts for SGAC events
  • Being recognised internationally as part of the organisation's leadership on the SGAC Team webpage
  • Being invited to attend United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space meetings and other conferences as part of the official SGAC delegation
  • Building leadership skills and other skills that are directly translatable to your career

 

Application Process


To apply please send an email to عنوان البريد الإلكتروني هذا محمي من روبوتات السبام. يجب عليك تفعيل الجافاسكربت لرؤيته. with subject heading: [LAST NAME, SGAC GraphicDesign], by 25 September 2017 with the following documents as attachments:

1)    Resume (with headshot and date of birth) (limit 2 pages)

2)    Letter of Intent, detailing your suitability for the role (limit 1 page)

3)   A Sample of your work portfolio

 

Application Timeline


Applications Open:                                  1 September 2017

Applications Close:                                  1 October 2017

Review of Applications:                           5-10 October 2017

Interview of selected applicants:            10-20 October 2017

Announcement of Results:                       25 October 2017

 


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