Graphic Designer, (Temporary), Customer and Engagement, Wellington | Wellington

Posted on 15-May-2018
Application close date: 28-May-2018
Publishing/Graphic Design
Position type:
Fixed Term
Job reference:

Do you have excellent graphic design and customer service skills? Are you passionate about using your skills to help people connect with our conservation story – protecting, conserving and celebrating our nature. Do you put the end user at the heart of everything you design?


We are looking for an experienced Graphic Designer to join our Creative Services Team. You'll apply your excellent design skills to create communications and publications that support the delivery of DOC's key messages. You'll be working with DOC staff from right around the country to help them communicate their work to the public. You will work on a diverse range of material, where the ability to build and maintain relationships with staff is key.


You'll be based in Wellington as part of our busy cross-functional team, so you'll be a self-starter with plenty of initiative and a confident advisor.


Here's what we want for this role:

  • Minimum of 4 years' experience working as a graphic designer
  • Tertiary qualification in graphic design
  • Highly effective communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
  • A champion for the Department's brand and identity guidelines
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Indesign, Photoshop and Illustrator) and Microsoft Office
  • Strong technical knowledge of print production and file set-up
  • Confidence to raise issues, risks and opportunities


We'd be thrilled if you have:

  • expertise in visitor information design, particularly interpretation design
  • experience in motion graphics or animation


This role sits within the Creative Services Team and reports to the Team Lead.


Please apply online. Applications must include the following:

1)   cover letter and CV with evidence of the required capabilities as per the role description

2)   mini-portfolio (maximum three A4 pages, below 3mb in file size)

3)   completed DOC Application for Employment form


Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory, including a valid work visa covering the whole period of employment if applying internationally.


For any queries, please contact Robyn Headland,, or telephone 0275615610, quoting vacancy TEMP 600/2510.  


Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 28 May 2018.


DOC is committed to diversity in its workforce and an inclusive workplace culture.

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