The ideal candidate

  • We are looking for a creative graphic designer to join our team. We have a number of exciting new branding and design projects coming up over the coming months and we anticipate a busy end to the year
  • Based in Motor City, Formulate is a nimble team who are passionate about delivering, designing, and crafting fresh and exciting brands and everything that comes with them
  • We have amassed several high-level clients as well as mid-size and smaller agile start-ups both in the Middle East and further afield. We compete with the big-hitters of the creative world in the region

Why work with us?

  • We love what we do – and where we do it. We work together as a family, we all chip in and support each other across all areas of the agency, from creative, to digital and managing accounts. You aren’t just a cog in a machine, you will be involved in projects at all levels

What we’re offering…

  • A chance to work in a supportive environment
  • A step up, with the opportunity to manage your own projects
  • Flexible working with generous holidays and bonus incentives
  • Comprehensive medical insurance and yearly flight home
  • A creative and social working environment

The role...

Supporting the team in brand exploration and creation

  • Branding Concepts (supported by senior designers and creative director)
  • Brand toolkit development
  • Layout design, digital or print – strong type skills
  • Responding creatively to client briefs, thinking around what’s being asked, and challenging where appropriate
  • Working both individually and as a team member on projects of all sizes across print, digital and social
  • Developing brands across all channels, whilst actively managing your own design projects and liaising directly with clients on a daily basis
  • Accurately brief, project management, and direct external resources (printers, photographers, copywriters)
  • Helping maintain and raise our own creative standards across all areas of our work
  • Carry out project management and administrative duties effectively and efficiently (e.g. timesheets, liaising with clients, print/merchandise companies)

Requirements

  • 2-4 years of professional experience in an agency
  • Expert working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator InDesign, XD) and some experience with After Effects and Premiere Pro. Working knowledge of the MS suite too
  • Experience with Adobe After effects and Premiere for video editing and animation graphics is a big bonus
  • Professional, punctual, and polite
  • Highly organised, proactive, and able to multitask and prioritise a busy workload to meet deadlines.
  • Good interpersonal skills, with the ability to request support when needed
  • A keen eye for detail and be an absolute stickler for the highest standards in all areas of production.
  • Knowledge of designing for social platforms with high engagement (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn)
  • A strong team player, able to take direction and collaborate, but also happy to work independently.
  • A great communicator, with excellent spoken and written English. Close attention to detail and accuracy are extremely important
  • Flexible, able to work in a smart and focused way, while also being open to change.
  • You have a proven ability to work to deadlines and manage multiple projects
  • Culturally aware – knows what’s going on in the world, what’s gone before and constantly thinking about what might come next
  • A genuine passion for design, creativity, and creating phenomenal experiences.
  • Friendly, approachable, diplomatic, and enthusiastic
  • Hardworking and not afraid to get your hands dirty

How to apply

Please email your CV and portfolio to team@formulatecreative.com with a covering email telling us why you would be a great fit for our agency.

Please note: Applicants without a portfolio will not be considered and due to the high number of applicants expected, only successful candidates will be contacted.