Job Description Midlothian Council would like to invite applications for the post of Graphic Designer. Jobholders must have an HND or above level qualification in graphic design or a related subject together with proven experience in providing a graphic design function across both print and digital platforms. In-depth knowledge of printing processes, together with Indesign, Apple Mac, Photoshop, Illustrator and other design packages is an essential requirement for this post. In-depth knowledge of digital production techniques, infographics, video and photography production and animation is desirable. You will work within the communications team to provide a graphic design service for all council services. Job Advert Position Title: Graphic Designer Position Number: X222 Directorate: Resources Location: Jarnac Court, Dalkeith, EH22 1HU Contract Status: Permanent Hours of Work: 36 Working Pattern: Monday – Friday (Flexi) Weeks per year: 52 Please note that it is Midlothian Council’s policy that successful applicants will be appointed to the first point on the salary scale. Based on you working 36 hours over 52 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £22,015.79 per annum. CLOSING DATE: Monday 22 October 2018 INTERVIEW DATE: Thursday 1 November 2018 Additional Information If you have difficulty applying for this post or accessing attached documents, or if you have a disability and reasonable adjustment is required, please callto speak to a member of the Recruitment Team stating the post reference number. Midlothian Council is currently undergoing a period of transformation, changing and improving the way it delivers services in Midlothian. As a consequence, there are a number of existing employees for whom we are committed to seeking suitable alternative employment within the Council in accordance with our legal obligations. Candidates are advised that, for some vacancies, internal candidates in this situation will be interviewed before the wider selection pool and a slightly longer delay may be experienced before application outcomes can be advised to you. Thank you for your patience in this matter.