Job opportunity at FNR: Graphic Designer (Science Illustrator)

The Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) is looking for a skilled Graphic Designer (Science Illustrator) to join its team! The position is on a permanent (CDI), full-time (40hrs/week) basis. Deadline to apply is 22 March 2023, 12:00 CET (noon).

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Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a creative, Adobe CC-savvy person who has worked with After Effects, Premiere, or Final Cut and is genuinely interested in producing visual storytelling. Alternative programmes to the previously cited are, of course, accepted too. To better serve, inform, and inspire our stakeholders, we need the expertise of a creative mind who can help us produce material that is trustworthy, imaginative, easily accessible, truthful, and factual. You will play an integral role on our COM team and be responsible for a wide range of activities, such as:  

  • Creating illustrations and infographics to accompany and complement texts and articles to be published on or as well as in FNR documents and publications 
  • Support the FNR team in creating visual content, such as charts, graphs, PPT decks, print and digital ads etc.  
  • Making professional-quality animations and short videos to disseminate the research we finance. 
  • Support the Digital Communication Manager in the creation of various ad-hoc visual elements for social media and other digital channels.  
  • Take on the role of custodian of the FNR’s corporate identity alongside the rest of the COM team. 

Your background

Although a background in science is not required, previous work experience in a scientific or research setting – or proven interest in science – is preferred. Fluency in English is essential for this role as you communicate with diverse stakeholders. Either German or French should also be within your realm. 

You hold a bachelor’s degree and have had at least a few years to develop your work portfolio. We place high importance on creativity, relevant experience and a strong portfolio. We are on the lookout for talented individuals with an appreciation for aesthetics, an enthusiasm for design, and the capacity to visualise complex scientific topics.  

Our offer

We offer you a chance to make a valuable impact on research and the scientific community. The role involves working at the centre of Luxembourg’s young and dynamic research ecosystem. The position offers a high level of autonomy, flexible working hours, and an open-ended contract (CDI) with compensation commensurate with the candidate’s experience. Additionally, the job provides training and career development opportunities to enhance the candidate’s professional growth further. 

Interested? Please send your application to FNR Secretary General Marc Schiltz, with an indication of the reference GD_COM_2023-2, including your portfolio, a motivation letter written in English and a detailed CV, by Wednesday, 22 March 2023, 12:00 CET, to: 

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