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Graphic and Web Designer

We are on the lookout for an exceptional web designer with graphics skills or a graphic designer with terrific web design skills who is excited to join a fast-paced working environment with lots of exciting opportunities. An agile team player who can juggle multiple, competing demands and work to tight timeframes. We are looking for dedication and passion in someone who can remain calm under pressure and who can deliver outstanding results and success due to your attention to detail and can-do attitude. Resilience and adaptability are a must!

You’ll be joining the Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) in this new role and a recently created Promotions and Communications team, which is currently planning an exciting future to tell the stories of our Farmers and the VFF.

This role will include: website design and updates, content creation, brand design, graphic design, copywriting, online strategy.

Who are you?
With our team growing, we’re on the lookout for a super-talented Web and Graphic Designer who brings new skills and perspective to the VFF. You’ll be very experienced in WordPress and be able to make design and content changes to our website. You will be involved in concept development, implementation, and strategy, and working with other team members to deliver outstanding outcomes for our Farmers and Association.

What you will bring:
• Web design skills and a strong graphic design portfolio
• Extensive experience using WordPress, and Cloudflare would be an advantage
• Google Analytics proficiency
• Relevant degree or qualification in the field of design
• Three + years in a design studio/agency and/or internal marcomms function in a team environment
• High-level ability using Adobe CC (particularly Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere Pro)
• Advanced skills in: Microsoft Office, Zoom, Teams, Zoho (or similar CRM) and social media platforms
• Unique and on-brand website design ideas that bring simplicity and a good user experience
• Execution of all visual design stages from concept to development and final handover
• Good understanding of content management systems
• Creative conceptual approach to the design process
• Exceptional attention to detail
• Ability to work autonomously and think laterally through creative problem solving
• Ability to be client-facing. Both face to face and online.
• Friendly and positive team player attitude
• Approach to go the extra mile to discover uniqueness for our VFF brand
• Resilience and adaptability
• Experience working in a fast paced environment with many competing demands and timelines

Your responsibilities:
• Conceptualising creative ideas with colleagues and commercial partners
• Designing visual imagery for websites and ensuring that they are in line with branding for the VFF
• Incorporating functionalities and features into websites
• Maintaining the appearance of websites and content by enforcing content standards
• Communicate feedback and issues with the internal team
• Identify opportunities for improvement
• Attend team meetings
• Ability to work collaboratively, to prioritise work requirements, work autonomously when appropriate, consult appropriately and respond to direction as required
• Maintain an advanced knowledge of software used for creating graphic designs and trends within design

Further details

As this role entails liaising with executives, politicians, VFF members, office bearers and staff, and the handling of confidential and sensitive information, an ability to maintain confidentiality and trust within the VFF Federation is essential. Flexibility to work outside normal work hours and a preparedness to travel regularly throughout Victoria is required. A current Australian Driver Licence is essential.

Remuneration will be commensurate with experience. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the key duties and responsibilities in the Position Description satisfactorily. The Key Selection Criteria can be found in the position description listed on the VFF website.

Melbourne 3000

Victorian Farmers Federation


Only Applicants who submit an online link to your folio of work, a cover letter, CV and address the Key Selection Criteria will be considered. Applications may be reviewed as they are received and only shortlisted Applicants will be contacted. No agencies please.

Applications close Sunday 31 October 2021. For more information contact Karen Thomas on 1300 442 481 or hr@vff.org.au


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