Learning Materials Design Assistant

Closing Date: Sunday 4 October 2021

Interviews: Monday 18 October 2021

Salary: Starting salary £24,400

Contract type: Full time (35 hours per week) 1 year fixed term

We are a well-established, not-for-profit awarding body providing qualifications that support widening participation in education. We are looking for a creative, enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our busy team in the role of Learning Materials Design Assistant.

Reporting to the Head of Qualifications and Innovation, you will design, develop and produce finished assessment papers, learning materials and related digital resources for OCN London qualifications, accredited courses and related services.

Educated to minimum level 3 (Access to HE Diploma/’A’ level/BTEC), you will have a well-developed sense of design and visual skills, and excellent digital skills, especially in use of design related software such as InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat and Articulate 360. 

Applicants will be required to demonstrate:

  • experience in designing layouts for different media 
  • good knowledge of design and digital media related software (such as InDesign, Adobe Acrobat Pro and Articulate 360)
  • experience of working as part of a team to achieve targets and meet deadlines
  • first class visual, written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to present and to critically review design work and to express ideas and concepts clearly
  • the ability to understand and apply accessible and inclusive design principles
  • creativity with an eye for design
  • first class general ICT skills including Microsoft Office, digital media software and video editing software
  • excellent planning and organisational skills, including the ability to prioritise work efficiently and work to deadlines while maintaining accurate working practices and strong attention to detail
  • the ability to take initiative, identify problems and propose solutions.

What we offer:

  • Final salary pension scheme;
  • 30 days annual leave plus public holidays;
  • Interest free season ticket loan (once confirmed in post);
  • Flexible working arrangements;
  • Annual personal learning allowance;
  • A friendly and supportive working environment.

OCN London is committed to supporting the continuing professional development and training of our staff. This is an opportunity to join a friendly team in a company that encourages professionalism, creativity and diversity.

Please visit our website for more information. To apply, please email your CV and complete application form to recruitment@ocnlondon.org.uk, stating why you are the best person for the job, with recent examples of how you meet the person specification criteria in the job description. Please also complete and send your Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

We are committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and we actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. The Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form helps us to monitor the effectiveness of our commitment. The monitoring form is separate from your application and will form no part of the shortlisting process.

Learning Materials Design Assistant Application Form

Learning Materials Design Assistant Job Description

Equal Opportunities Monitoring