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Freelance Graphic Designer
Imagine Learning Studios UK

Opportunity closes: 16th Jun 2023
Type: Freelance
Based: Scotland
Salary: £130.00 to £140.00 per Day

Website: twigeducationltd.peoplehr.net

Here at Imagine Learning (IL) Studios UK we create incredible, inclusive Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) learning experiences full of aha! moments that students remember forever.

At IL we ignite learning breakthroughs. It drives everything we do. We innovate together to support educators in creating those special moments when students experience the joy of learning at its best. We serve more than 10 million students and partner with more than 7,500 school districts nationwide. That’s where you come in! Working for IL Studios - UK means getting the chance to use your talents to the fullest, doing work that makes the world a better place in an environment where your contributions get noticed.

We hire talented individuals, give them the chance to shine, and recognise the impact they make on IL and on the lives of students across the globe. We’re here to change the world of STEM education.

If you want to see just some of what we do, then watch this film.

Role: Freelance Graphic Designer

Location: Glasgow or Remote

Department: Graphic Design

Reports to: Head of Design

Direct reports: No

Daily rate: £130–£140 DOE

Summary Description

IL Studios UK is looking for experienced Graphic Designers to join their production team to work on a 9-month project involving the complete print redesign of a K–12 math program, which consists of 111 teacher editions and 111 student workbooks plus additional print collateral. This role will suit someone who has illustration, graphic design and print production experience, and who is looking to gain experience working in a fast-paced production environment. This role can be a hybrid role (with 2 days a week in the Glasgow office) or fully remote.

Essential Job Functions

  • Carry out spot checks on final files (PDFs and InDesign) to ensure content is of a consistently high quality

  • Designing assets/illustrations as per asset briefs and house style guidelines to ensure accuracy and consistency

  • Creating cover files using templated designs to produce high visual impact, which reflects the program’s brand

  • Source, edit, and retouch images to improve their quality, composition, and visual impact

  • Review vendor work and provide detailed feedback, so that any known issues are corrected in future files

  • Meticulously follow guidelines, briefs, and checklists in order to produce teacher and student print materials with minimal errors

  • Perform other responsibilities within the scope of expertise to support other members of the team


  • Bachelor's degree in graphic design, visual communications, or a related field.

  • Strong portfolio of work that demonstrates creativity and technical skills.

Technical Skills

  • Proficient in graphic design software, such as Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator), or Figma.

  • Strong knowledge of design principles, typography, layout, colour theory, and visual communication.

  • Knowledge of print production processes and preparing files for print.

  • Ability to collaborate effectively with clients, designers, copywriters, and stakeholders.

  • Familiarity with branding principles, including developing brand guidelines, creating illustrations and graphics, and designing print materials such as student work books and teachers guides.


  • Attention to Detail and Quality: The ability to consistently produce error-free output, and be concerned with maintaining standards of accuracy and quality.

  • Creativity and Creative Thinking: The ability to generate novel and valuable ideas and to use the ideas to develop new or improved products.

  • Communication: The ability to work cooperatively with a large team to ensure effective communication and collaboration.

  • Flexibility: The ability to be willing and able to adapt to changes, often at short-notice. Flexibility is the ability to adapt to and work with a variety of situations, individuals and groups.

  • Managing Time: The ability to set priorities and to efficiently plan and allocate one's own time.

If you are interested in applying, please send your CV and cover letter and a link to your portfolio showcasing your work to [email protected] by 16th of June.

How To Apply

Please upload your CV, a Cover Letter and a link to your portfolio when applying for the role: https://twigeducationltd.peoplehr.net/Pages/JobBoard/Opening.aspx?v=f5e56ade-fb24-4969-b9e2-1463c8a4bd4e