At AIA, our vision is to champion New Zealand to be one of the healthiest and most protected nations in the world. We strive to help Kiwis live healthier, longer, better lives by encouraging them to make positive lifestyle changes one step at a time. Our firm belief is that by following our operating philosophy of doing the right thing, in the right way with the right people, the results will come. AIA Insurance for Life, Health and Wellbeing.
We're looking for a Designer to join us at AIA New Zealand to support the Senior Graphic Designer and Creative Studio Manager on a 1 year fixed term contract. This will range from setting design direction to creating templates and designing key marketing assets.
Produce marketing material, both print and digital, that supports AIA New Zealand’s brand and products.
Interpret stakeholders' business needs to develop designs fit to purpose.
Assist in the development of processes and systems as required by the Creative Studio Manager as part of a continuous improvement program.
Think creatively to produce new ideas and innovate to redefine design briefs within the constraints of time and budget.
Keep abreast of emerging technologies, design trends and research.
Work collaboratively within teams throughout the company.
Help develop and foster a creative culture and be a user-centred design advocate.
You'll have previous experience at an intermediate level in a similar design role, with knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles.
Technical skills and knowledge required for the role include:
Competent user of mainstream design software e.g. Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver and Acrobat.
Understanding of print production processes e.g. Offset, Digital and Screen-printing.
Understanding of mobile/web production processes e.g. responsive/adaptive design and HTML/CSS.
Understanding of usability and accessibility requirements.
Role related experience:
Intermediate level experience in a similar design role.
Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Hands on experience of the application of user centred design methodologies to improve user experience.
Appropriate design qualifications (ideally minimum of two year diploma of Computer Graphic Design, Web Design or equivalent).
Healthier, Longer, Better Lives
At AIA, wellbeing is at our core. We understand that healthy employees are happy employees. That’s why we have a culture of care that promotes wellbeing and flexibility, recharge days, flexible work arrangements and an AIA Vitality membership (including a FitBit!).
We focus on career development, people development and leadership capability, so that you’ll be nurtured and have every opportunity to reach your full potential.
We recognise your efforts and hard work because we understand that everyone in our AIA family is important. When people feel valued, they become more productive and satisfied, and we want you to feel inspired every day.
We’re an equal opportunity employer that embraces and values diversity and inclusion in our workforce. We believe that for people to be their best selves at work, they must feel they can be themselves. We celebrate both our differences and similarities including how we dress, and we trust our employees to dress appropriately and comfortably for their day.