Design Specialist

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Date: Jan 17, 2023

Location: Pune, IN

Company: Springer Nature Group

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Springer Nature Technology and Publishing Solutions, is the technology and publishing solutions arm of the Springer Nature Group. We leverage our insight in the publishing domain and acquire, produce and deliver content across media and markets using our Technology and Publishing Solutions. With a focus on technology driven solutions and deep insight in the publishing domain, Springer Nature Technology and Publishing Solutions offers a range of services that help our Group brand acquire, produce and deliver content in the most efficient ways possible. We are ISO 9001 certified, driven by over 1000 professionals in Technology, Research & Analysis and Marketing shared services.We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment on the basis of merit alone, without attention to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


Job Type:                                 Permanent                                     
Job Location:                          Tower 9, Magarpatta City, Pune - India (Hybrid Work Model)
Years of Experience:              5+ years
Educational Qualification:    B.E./ B.Tech/ B.Sc/ M.Sc/ BCA/ MCA / Any Graduate


Purpose of the role: Design of Springer Nature marketing materials


Key Tasks:


  • Design of marketing materials in liaison with the Marketing Department and Marketing Design Team. To include, but not limited to: adverts; posters; flyers; brochures; online graphics; conference graphics/materials; multi channel campaigns.
  • Creation of template based promotion material for different Springer Nature sub brands according to design guides
  • Edit video and audio projects from beginning to completion, making color correction, audio mixing and mastering
  • Use Adobe After Effects to adapt video templates
  • Create subtitles for different languages from text files
  • Upload video proofs to internal video review platform for review and changes
  • Acting as brand guardian to ensure consistency across materials, providing advice and explanation to marketing colleagues as necessary.
  • Scheduling of own diary to ensure punctual delivery.
  • Liaising with Process Team to ensure correct workflow and archiving processes are followed.
  • Preparing print-ready artwork.
  • Preparing graphics for online/screen use and supplying to relevant teams.
  • Providing assistance and cover within the Design Coordination team as required.
  • Generating layouts using InDesign automation


Key relationships


  • Design Coordinators.
  • Designers / Marketing Design Team colleagues.
  • Marketing Departments to ensure materials are supplied for promotional use in a timely manner.
  • Marketing Services colleagues to ensure efficient production of projects




  • Degree/equivalent in Graphic Design.
  • 3-4 years of relevant experience




  • Strong user of Adobe Creative Cloud, particularly InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Detailed knowledge in Adobe InDesign Template creation and automation through XML based workflow.
  • Knowledge and experience in video post-production, video editing, and audio editing
  • Intermediate skill level using PC media software:
    • Adobe Creative Cloud (image editing and image preparation for video)
    • Adobe Premier (video editing)
    • Adobe After Effects (motion graphics)
    • Adobe Media Encoder (preparing files for various platforms)
    • Ability to work with various plug-ins for media software
  • Adobe Photoshop (image editing)
  • Strong creative skills
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Confident IT user
  • Sound knowledge of pre-press
  • Ability to multi-task and work to the deadline
  • Strong team worker




  • Strong time management, organizational, and problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Basic knowledge of HTML 5 for banner ads creation



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