The First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria is a dedicated nonprofit organisation committed to making a positive impact in our community. We believe in the power of creative communication to drive change and create a better world. We’re seeking a passionate and talented Junior Graphic Designer to join our team and help us amplify our mission through compelling visual storytelling that is grounded in and celebrates First Peoples cultures.
This is an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Designated Position, classified under ‘special measures’ of section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply.
The Assembly’s objective is to promote the self-determination and empowerment of Traditional Owners and Aboriginal Victorians through the Treaty process by:
- Acting as the Aboriginal Representative Body to support Treaty negotiations; and
- Enabling Traditional Owners and Aboriginal Victorians to exercise sovereignty, the right to self-determination and other rights; including those contained in the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP).
This role is responsible for conceptualising and creating visual content that aligns with the Assembly’s identity. You will utilise Adobe Creative Suite and design principles to craft engaging graphics, including logos, marketing materials, and web assets.
- Work on a range of graphic design projects to apply the visual identity and the public campaign for Treaty in Victoria.
- Produce original artwork for various visual projects to ground the Assembly’s visual styles in culture.
- Maintain the visual identity using the brand guidelines, templates, and other resources.
- Produce finished design products – such as posters, fliers, digital graphics, and reports etc – to appropriate specifications for a range of applications including websites, social media, and printed materials.
- Maintain file management and content housekeeping, including adding to the photo library.
- Other miscellaneous communications and promotional duties as directed.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
- Comprehensive knowledge of Victorian Aboriginal Communities and organisations.
- Demonstrated skill and capacity to work effectively and with integrity in the context of a Victorian Traditional Owner Representative Body.
· Confident knowledge of graphic design processes (layout and typography) and their application to social media content, posters, brochures, publications, flyers, and websites.
· Ability to express themes through selection of appropriate photography, illustration, and artwork.
· Highly competent in the use of the graphic design software to produce a range of materials for screen and print, including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign.
· Knowledge of contemporary visual language and design trends.
· Able to multitask across a range of projects.
· Willingness to provide creative input and artwork.
Salary of $ 83,333 – $89,661 per annum (full-time equivalent) plus salary packaging, and superannuation, based on experience and expertise.
Please see the attached job profile for more information.
If you are ready to take on a challenging role and make a significant impact, please submit your resume, cover letter, and portfolio including a selection of recent work (PDF max. 15MB) to email@example.com
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.