Graphic Designer – Freelance


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Thirst Creative is looking for an experienced Graphic Designer with an eye for detail to join our team on a freelance basis. An inquisitive spirit, creative problem solver and a passion for all things brand - you’re a confident and compelling communicator, know your way around Adobe CC and know how to work within a budget.

Thirst Creative is a marketing, brand, design and digital agency based in Carlton. Our reputation for transformative strategic work is growing and we are now looking for an experienced Graphic Designer to join our formidable team on a contract basis.

You’ll be working with our Creative Director, Design Director, Account Managers and others within the design team to deliver exceptional graphic design work. Relationships are one of the key reasons our business has grown over the last 12 years and we surround ourselves with those who live and breathe our values.

Key Responsibilities

  • Minimum 3+ years commercial design experience in with a strong portfolio

  • Excellent communication skills internally and externally

  • Understand the brand personality, guidelines, translating clients needs

  • Work within a team and autonomously

  • High level of experience in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)

  • Excellent file management skills

  • Able to work seamlessly on multiple projects and manage time effectively

Key Selection Criteria

  • Strong portfolio showcasing graphic design and layout experience

  • Excellent communication skills verbal and written

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to take a creative brief and execute as per the client needs

What's on offer

  • The opportunity to work with a range of clients on some very compelling projects

  • Great atmosphere and inclusive, fun work culture

  • A collaborative environment full of diverse, highly-skilled awesome people

  • Be a key part of an exciting, growing business

To seal the deal

We believe in our people first, valuing a work/life balance. We like to have fun and enjoy taking advantage of the night life around our office. We offer a flexible/hybrid working environment, Professional Development, paid volunteer day and we have a clear and strong set of values that we are very proud of;

  • Care: We are kind, compassionate and respectful of each other – and we care about our community and our planet

  • Real: We are practical, good, honest and hard working people. We are down to earth and not egotistical

  • Elevate: We seek next level excellence. We advance with continuous growth and improvement – for ourselves and for our clients

  • Aware: We are conscious, in the know and switched on. We are open-minded and always curious to learn and understand

  • Together: We are connected and collaborative. We are one team with shared passion and purpose

  • Effective: We navigate complex problems to great effect through our agility, efficiency and creative expertise

Thirst Creative embraces inclusivity and diversity when we hire. We strive for a team with a variety of backgrounds, experiences, skills and points of view. We employ and support staff regardless of race, gender, identity, religion, nationality, disability or age.

Apply for this role online by attaching your resume. Applicants must be based in Melbourne, must have working rights and meet the skills and experience outlined above.

No recruiters please.