Graphic Specialist

Term: Permanent
Working hours: Full-time
Department: Admin
Location: London
The firm

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP is one of the world’s leading international law firms. The Firm was established in 1884 and has more than 1,000 lawyers. Headquartered in New York with offices in Beijing, Brussels, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Palo Alto, São Paulo, Tokyo and Washington, D.C., the Firm provides coordinated legal advice and transactional capability to clients around the globe.

Description/Job Summary

We are looking to add a talented graphic designer to be part of the creative resources function of the London office’s growing marketing and business development department. This is an exciting and fast paced environment where excellence comes as standard. You will work on both internal and client facing content, designing online features, campaigns, specialised mail-outs, brochures and  digital assets (including audio and video) which will engage our clients as well as continuously develop our internal brochures, digital and marketing materials to stay ahead of the curve from our peers. 

  • Interpret complex written information and present it visually -  in a clear, concise and impactful way
  • Work directly with internal clients to establish project requirements, manage expectations and provide absolute clarity on project delivery
  • To produce a variety of visually stunning charts and diagrams for use in the firm’s client communications and presentations and also for in house materials when needed
  • Deliver a large volume of  high quality accurate work, on time, to specification and within brand guidelines
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and contribute ideas that will make our communications more visually effective
  • Ensure all outputs conform with brand guidelines and meet the quality standards befitting a highly regarded law firm
Required Skills
  • Direct, relevant and proven experience in design, visualisation or creative desk-top publishing role, within a professional services environment.
  • We anticipate at least 3 years legal experience.
  • Experience of using of Adobe CS (Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop), Visio and Prezi would be an advantage but it is not essential
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of using Microsoft PowerPoint and Word in a creative professional capacity
  • Excellent attention to detail, a natural eye for design and strong layout and visual communication skills
  • Ability to interpret complex information and present it in a creative, logical and structured manner
  • Have confidence and persuasiveness to present design solutions to partners and externally to clients
  • Must be self-motivated, able to act on own initiative and have excellent organisational and time management skills to deliver projects without immediate supervision
  • Hardworking and dedicated and always carries out tasks with care and perseverance
  • Must be resilient, remain calm under pressure and adapt quickly to changing priorities
  • Be customer focused with a can do approach
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills to build strong relationships 

Salary and Benefits: Competitive

Equal Opportunities

Simpson Thacher is committed to ensuring that everyone can reach their full potential, irrespective of background, identity, or circumstance. We know that we are at our best when we bring together diverse experiences and perspectives. This is why we are focused on fostering a collegial environment which maximises collaboration, empowering every individual to thrive and succeed.