Job ref no.: C/ERO/DM/02/19–AP2 (CT3119783-01#0092)

Design Manager


External Relations Office

Major Duties:
(a) To lead and supervise a team of senior designer/designers to provide quality design and production services to support the publicity and promotion needs of the External Relations Office (ERO) and the Vocational Training Council (VTC);
(b) To oversee and support the design and production of advertising materials, promotion collaterals, publications, event materials, staff magazines and photography for communication use;
(c) To oversee and support production of multi-media contents, videos and website materials;
(d) To advise on art direction and oversee the work of external suppliers in outsourced production projects, including shooting of footage, photography, video editing and graphic design;
(e) To develop and manage the photo and video resource library of the ERO; and
(f) To work closely with functional teams of the ERO and ensure design deliverables are in line with the brand guidelines of the VTC and Member Institutions.

(a) A relevant recognized degree or equivalent;
(b) At least 5 years’ relevant work experience at the executive level in branding design, advertising, graphic and digital design;
(c) Proven work experience on large scale marketing campaigns;
(d) Solid experience in website and digital contents development, programming knowledge in HTML5, Actionscript, Javascript, ASP.NET, PHP & CSS is an advantage;
(e) Professional skills in photography and video production;
(f) Strong computer skills in using Mac and major design software, including Adobe Creative Suite (e.g. InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Flash & Dreamweaver) and other related design software; good knowledge in artwork and print production;
(g) Good organizational, communication, problem-solving and time management skills; and
(h) Good proficiency in Chinese and English.

(1) The post is in the rank of “Senior Officer".
(2) Applicants are required to provide portfolio when submitting applications.
(3) Shortlisted candidates will be required to present portfolio when attending the interview and sit for a written test.
(4) The appointee may be required to work outside normal office hours.
(5) Applicants who have responded to the advertisement in the last 3 months need not re-apply.

Application Procedures:
A completed application form [VTC-1 (Rev. 1/2018)], together with a full curriculum vitae, should be sent to the Human Resources Division, 18/F, VTC Tower, 27 Wood Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong. Please specify on the envelope the reference of the post being applied for.

Closing date for application: 23 February 2019

Applicants not invited for interview within 10 weeks from the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.

The Council reserves the right not to fill the post(s).

Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only and will be destroyed within 12 months.

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Job ref no. C/ERO/DM/02/19–AP2 (CT3119783-01#0092)
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Job Function
Employment Term
  • Full-time
  • 5 years - 10 years
Career Level
  • Middle management level
  • Degree