The Bug House

Mid Weight Graphic Designer / Full Time / Paid
Stanmore NSW AU

Bug Communication (the bughouse) is an intimate graphic design studio with a portfolio of aspirational clients predominantly the not-for-profit sector. With one of our much loved team members moving onto the next adventure in her design journey, we are looking for a full time Mid Weight designer to join our small team.

Role Details

Bug Communication evolved from a Shillington College graduate some 18 years ago and has developed into a much sort after boutique design studio in Sydney’s inner west. We are looking for a confident full time mid-weight to senior designer to join our busy studio. Working across both print and digital applications to create truly memorable and functional design.

Remuneration will be matched with experience.

Skill/Attributes Required

What will you need?
You will need demonstrated track record of:
• Being able to create inspiring concepts through to amazing commercial design and finished artwork for print, direct mail and digital.
• Being able to work both individually and with the team to inspire great work, offer training and creative direction to less experienced members of the team.
• Flexibility and desire to roll up your sleeves and lead by example and on the rare occasion this may involve a few late nights and occasional weekend work to get the job done.
• Excellent attention to detail, organisational skills and a high level fluency across Adobe Creative Suite.
• Working with multiple brands and application of established brand guidelines to create innovative design.
• Direct mail and fundraising experience would be an advantage but not a necessity.
• Have a minimum 3-5 years commercial design experience (College, TAFE and University projects are not considered commercial experience)

One size doesn’t fit all
A strong respect for differences is a key for success. This role is multi-faceted with accountability for direct client and supplier communication and ensuring respectful relationships across all touch points.

Personal attributes:
In addition to the demonstrated track record above;
• The motivation to maintain and improve standards
• Self-motivated, confident and highly accountable designer
• Strong processes, clean file structuring and working habits
• Thorough understanding of pre-press, correctly setting files up for both print and web.
• Calm and considered in times of pressure

Must love dogs
You will need to have a genuine love of animals as we share our office with 3 loveable dogs.

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Please forward a sample of your recent portfolio and personalised cover letter providing specific examples of each demonstrable element of your experience to

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