Pacific International Insurance is an insurance underwriter based in Australia, offering a range of personal and business insurance solutions. We’ve been doing this for more than 20 years, and not to brag, but PD Insurance New Zealand and PD Australia are proud winners of Canstar’s Most Satisfied Customers / Outstanding Value - Pet Insurance awards for 2022!
We have an exciting opportunity available for a suitably skilled and education Graphic and Web Designer to join our progressive team!
Please note that this position is fully remote.
The ideal candidate will be a motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently with guidance and minimal supervision whilst displaying a positive attitude and a strong commitment to excellence.
What’s the overall purpose of this position?
This position supports the marketing function contributing high quality web and graphic design support for the organisation’s brands in Australia and New Zealand (Pacific New Zealand, Pacific Australia) PD Insurance Australia, PD Insurance NZ, Blue Badge Insurance, Rapid Solutions).
Duties and responsibilities:
Collaborating with your direct department manager, design team and wider Marketing team to continually improve and create modern, brand specific web layouts, design, and functionality.
WordPress development and maintenance experience, including but not limited to Elementor Page Builder, WP Rocket (page speed) etc.
Understanding of UX/UI Design.
Good understanding of front-end development programming languages: HTML and CSS.
Conceptualising original website design ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex roadblocks.
Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction.
Compliance with all relevant Pacific policies and procedures, including specific role level responsibilities.
Good understanding of the latest web trends and techniques.
You will be required to carry out other duties that are within the limits of your skills, competence, training and/or experience as directed by your Department Manager.
Assisting design team with all digital graphic design requirements.
Ensuring that all designed collateral meet printed colour, quality, and industry standards.
Partner closely with fellow team members, actively taking part in the creative process.
Creating eye-catching print, web, eDM and branding design projects.
Developing digital assets to support social medial channels.
Rolling out creatives across traditional and digital platforms including (but not limited to) promotional emails, infographics, brochures, posters, banners, adverts etc.
Have a good design sense, typography, and layout skills.
Ensuring that all design material reflects our various brand guidelines, brand values and personality.
Graphic Design: 3 to 4 years
Web Design: 2 to 3 years
Adobe Creative Suite: 3 to 4 years
Diploma or bachelor’s degree in design-related field.
3+ years of experience as a Graphic & Web Designer.
Good understanding and experience in design principles, design trends, file formats industry standards, requirements, and development processes for both print and digital products.
Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud Software Including (but not limited to) InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat etc.) and Microsoft Office.
Strong attention to detail with exemplary use of typography, colour, and imagery.
Be able to work in a very fast paced ever-changing environment with ease and handle a broad range of projects.
Motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently with guidance and minimal supervision whilst displaying a positive attitude and a strong commitment to excellence.
Coordinate with design team to conceptualize and deliver projects on time / great time management skills.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Other skills that will be advantageous:
Knowledge of SEO principles.
Design experience with email marketing channels such as HubSpot & Mailchimp.
Experience working in the financial services sector.
Displays resilience, tenacity, focus, discipline, and ability to foster positive relationships.
Pacific International Insurance is an insurance underwriter based in Newcastle, Australia, that enjoys more than 20 years' industry experience. Our Australasian team enjoys a wealth of expertise in underwriting, offering bespoke and tailored insurance solutions for local and international clients and their customers. We offer a range of personal and business insurance solutions, including general liability, professional indemnity, pet insurance and property damage.
Our collection of brands includes PD Insurance Australia, PD Insurance NZ, Blue Badge Insurance, Rapid Solutions and a few more. Pacific International Insurance also has the experience and expertise to tailor underwriting programs to suit our client’s requirements and much more.
Our local heritage combined with the global backing of Badger International – an insurance organisation with international interests – enables us to deliver trusted, quality insurance products to our clients, with full international endorsement.
Our team in South Africa is growing and depending on the nature of the role, we are offering opportunities both remotely and at our offices based in the beautiful Garden Route, George.