• Video Content Designer

    Job ID
    2018-2270
    Function
    Other
    Location
    UK-Berkshire-Maidenhead
  • About Costain and your project.

    Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.

     

    Here at Work Winning we are here to ensure the future of Costain remains bright by securing the projects of tomorrow. We work closely with all the sectors to sell their strengths, highlight our innovations and persuade clients that we are the partner of choice.

     

     

    The work will entail the production of the customer facing film/show reels is of the highest visual impact. You will work closely with the Group communications team to ensure that the Costain brand identity is maintained and enhanced. In addition, you will provide ad hoc support to a number of different services streams within the Group including Learning & Development, HR and Consultancy in the production of both internal and external communications material.

     

    What will I be doing?

    PLEASE NOTE THAT IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE YOU MUST HAVE GRAPHIC DESIGN EXPEREINCE AS WELL AS VIDEO EXPEREINCE.

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    We’re looking for someone who is actively open to exploring and sharing ideas and who is enthusiastic about all things digital. You need to be a confident communicator, comfortable in expressing your opinion but also able to maintain an extremely professional attitude and do what it takes to keep our clients smiling and coming back for more. Our desire is to see you become a key member of the team as the business grows.

     

    The purpose of the role is to promote the experience and expertise that Costain have to offer by producing show reels, talking heads and other media platforms. We offer a permanent contract, based in Maidenhead but will be required to travel throughout the UK to regional offices including Birmingham, Manchester and Cardiff. There will also be a requirement to visit site projects across the country. Flexible working is offered as part of Flexible Working policy.

     

    You will be using your creativity to take raw information from our teams by means of investigative conversations and then turn those into storyboards to produce video segments with innovative graphics.

    Our belief is that people learn best by doing. You will be asked to contribute your own design ideas and initiative and in return we will expose you to a wider range of duties and learning than you might encounter elsewhere.

     

    About you

    • Your will have a strong  working knowledge of Cinema 4D, After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator
    • You will be fully conversant with Adobe Creative Suite with an emphasis on Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro and After Effects
    • You will be experienced in using a DSLR camera for filming and stills
    • You will be able to demonstrate an existing portfolio of creative motion design work that you can talk through in-depth
    •  You will understand Social platforms and their aesthetics.
    • You will have generated and inserted screen text and graphics in post for client/business projects
    • You will be able to take a brief and storyboard initial ideas, shoot film and edit, keeping to our brand guidelines and requirements
    • You'll have experience implementing different styles and techniques, the design of graphic , animation and audio elements.
    • You should demonstrate flair in designing graphic materials to support current social media platforms.
    • You'll be a team player who does not only follow a brief but can try new things to really bring their projects to life 
    • You will have excellent organisational skills and capacity to work on campaign based material as part of a high-pace environment.

    Final Statement

    We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme. 

     

    At Costain we aim to be an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.

     

    We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.

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