Technical Design Coordinator - IKM Testing UK (Aberdeen)

IKM Testing UK is looking for a talented and enthusiastic multimedia designer to join our fast-growing and highly innovative Design and Engineering Department (D&E Dpt).

IKM’s D&E Dpt has greatly expanded and diversified our skills set over the past few years and we now offer a full suite of highly specialised marketing services to a wide range of clients primarily in the oil and gas and other high-end technical industries. The Technical Design Coordinator’s role will be to take the lead in graphic design and web design project work scopes as well as assist the D&E Dpt in providing internal support to IKM’s various other departments.

Roles and Responsibilities

• Primary responsibilities are Graphic Design and Web Design, to be developed under the guidance
   and supervision of the D&E Manager.

• Graphic Design:
   - Responsible for generating digital graphic media for client projects and IKM internal support. 

   Projects will include:

- Company Rebranding (logo, letterhead, business cards, presentation templates, etc).
- Brochures / newsletters / creation of new document templates.
- Signage and vehicle livery design.
- Design of advertisements and posts for LinkedIn and other social media.
- Infographics and other visuals for sales presentations, tenders and training materials.
- Photo-retouching / photo-manipulation.

 Web Design: 
   Responsible for the creation of websites, building on pre-made templates created by IKM or creating new 
    website templates and styles. 

   Tasks will involve:
- Taking on overall responsibility for website creation.
- Developing structure, look and feel of client website.
- Developing or sourcing graphic media to be embedded in website.
- Coordinating with clients to ensure their ideas and requests are incorporated into their website.

• Assist in the creation of technical drawings for IKM Testing’s operational departments and maintain the
  drawing register. Technical drawings are created primarily in AutoCAD and Visio. Training will be
  provided in how to use these programs if required.

• Internal Support:
   Provide support as needed for IKM’s various other departments. 

   Tasks may include:
- Work with Lead Technical Animator to improve 2D graphics and annotations in our 3D animations.
- Develop bespoke graphics for tendering, sales / business development and training departments.
- Assist with internal and external communications (newsletter, LinkedIn etc).
- Assist in improving sales materials and presentations.
- Develop new document templates or improve existing templates.

Qualifications Required (Technical, Professional, Academic)

• University degree in a relevant discipline.
• BA (Hons) in a relevant discipline.

Experience Required

• Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud Software Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc).
• Excellent organisation, presentation and communication skills.
• Strong illustration skills.
• High level of creativity.
• Excellent computer skills (Windows / Microsoft Word / Excel / PowerPoint).

• 1-3 years experience in a similar role.
• Enthusiasm for both 2D and 3D design work.
• Good working knowledge of Adobe After Effects.
• Website design and development skills:
   - Previous experience building websites.
   - Good knowledge of using web content management systems.
   - Experience working in Adobe Dreamweaver and/or Adobe Muse.
• Strong interest in and understanding of technical subject matter.
• Flexible approach when working in a team as well as ability to work independently.
• Desire to learn new skills.
• Openness to feedback and willingness to make changes to design work when needed.

Any other creative skills:
Please make sure you let us know of any particular design/artistic/creative skills you may have that have not been
covered in the preceding job description.

For example, particular niche areas where we have a need in our department include:
   - Photography.
   - Sound recording: voiceover, soundtrack creation for 3D animations.
   - 2D animations / motion graphics.
   - Video recording.
   - Marketing skills.

Personal Skills
• Ability to work independently and to take initiative / self-motivated.
• Enthusiastic – passionate about graphic design & web design.
• Creative, artistic and innovative.
• Good at collaborating with others / teamwork.
• Flexible and adaptive.
• Keen eye for detail.
• Ability to work under pressure.
• Proactive – willing to learn new skills and get hands dirty.

*** Please submit a small selection of your design work along with your CV to
This portfolio can take any form you like – we leave it up to you to be creative!

Please provide references (preferably 2).

Interviews with perspective candidates will begin immediately and the position will only close once it has been filled.

The IKM Group, Norway|Telephone: +47 51 64 90 00|
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