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Discovery College      Website:
Discovery College is a part of the English Schools Foundation. The College opened in 2008 in new, purpose-built campus in Discovery Bay, Hong Kong in August 2008. The College is now a full Years 1-13 (K-12) school with over 1,350 primary and secondary students offering the International Baccalaureate PYP, MYP and Diploma programmes. Our school community is diverse and represents a group of highly motivated staff and students from over 40 home countries.

The College's Vision Statement of Grow. Discover. Dream., recognises the need for students to be independent, critical and creative thinkers, equipped with the skills, attitudes and values to contribute positively in this complex world we live.

Communications Officer (Graphic Designer)


This role provides support to the school development and communications office and supports all school communication materials (e.g. newsletters, school publications, graphic design) and maintains the school websites. Strong graphic design skills are essential. Knowledge of Wordpress is also key.

Main Accountabilities
● Support the design of a range of College media and publications for both internal and external use including magazines, Yearbook, online Annual Report, etc.
● Develop and present creative, but professional ideas for publication content and design.
● Liaise with outside local printers to produce publications and other materials
● Support the maintenance and development of the College Wordpress-Based websites
● Use PHP frameworks to support and build web applications
● Editing/Proofreading of documents and publications
● Photography of school activities
● Assist with information gathering for College publications
● Support the Development & Communications department with other tasks as required, including, but not limited to activities, alumni, sponsorship and scholarship.
● Assist in maintenance of social media across all programmes
● Develops and maintains website graphic designs (e.g., art, color themes, photographs, web pages) and layout to support the organization's image, identity and brands
● Establishes and maintains the organization's website graphics standards, techniques and methods
● Analyzes website technology trends to identify new techniques and ensure optimal site design


Minimum typical education
School Certificate

Minimum typical experience
3-4 years relevant experience

● Strong skills in designing and producing high quality and creative publications using the Adobe suite of design programmes
● Ability to develop creative and fresh ideas for incorporation into publications and documents.
● Keen to stay up to date with professional design trends
● Fluency in oral, written English; Cantonese (advantage)
● Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills and able to balance busy workload to meet deadlines
● Able to work collaboratively in a shared office space
● Ability to create infographics from a given set of data.

● Strong knowledge of Wordpress
● Understanding of designing newsletters and mailings using Mail Chimp
● Ability to use PHP frameworks to develop web applications
● Familiarity in programming using APIs
● Ability to identify and implement technology to support and improve school communications

Applicants must be a permanent Hong Kong resident or possess a valid visa to work in Hong Kong.

Closing Date: 28 Feb 2019
For enquiries, please contact Joyce Kwok at +852 39691000 or
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