Pearson Visual Designer (Marketing) in Oxford, United Kingdom

Visual Designer (Marketing)


At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe.We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

Job Purpose

To produce creative innovative designs for a wide range of products and services, delivered via design templates that are structured, modular and re-usable. Under guidance from senior designers and Design Manager, look to seek radical creative solutions, using new technology across a broad range of design projects, and working collaboratively within project teams.

Core competencies:

  • Deliver high quality visual design for digital and print marketing collateral for UK Schools business, ensuring alignment with industry standards

  • Comfortable working on multiple projects to meet varied and tight schedules in line with marketing and wider business needs

  • A pro-active self-motivated strong team player, wanting to grow and develop within the company, flexible and adaptable to a changing environment

  • Follows art direction of senior visual designers within the team and design manager

  • Liaises closely with key marketing and product branding stakeholders

  • Champions good brand practice, adopts and contributes to development of marketing brand guidelines, to ensure a consistency of branding is implemented, creating a consistent user experience

  • Understand the principles of user-testing and prototyping and apply where possible and appropriate, working with UX colleagues

  • Implement usability and accessibility guidelines as directed for all print and digital visual design elements

  • Work closely with Marketing on briefing, best working practices and processes


Desirable skills:

  • Understands front end technologies to ensure that interactions can be supported.

  • Takes a keen interest in current developments in the area of digital media (particularly trends and innovations in the areas of web design, mobile devices and digital books)

  • Good understanding and some experience in web/UI interface design/app design.

  • Understanding of responsive design and ability to apply appropriate visual design layers.

  • Experience of HTML and CSS

  • Experience of animation

Technical:Mac based.

  • Adobe Creative Suite programme

  • Microsoft Office programmes

Primary Location: GB-GB-Oxford

Work Locations: GB-Oxford-Jordan Hill Halley Court Jordan Hill Oxford OX2 8EJ

Job: Publishing

Organization: Core

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Mar 17, 2017