Junior Creative Designer

Posted 30th June

Our Creative team are a small, close-knit team within the wider agency setting, with a diverse range of skills spanning across design, digital, social media, video, photography and marketing. We’re ambitious, passionate but most of all fun, and talk about food A LOT!

We’re looking for someone to join us at a really exciting time, who possesses a strong creative flair and passion for all things design. You’ll have big ideas and won’t be afraid to share them or collaborate with the wider team.

It’s important that you are someone who is bursting with enthusiasm and have a willingness to learn and grow. Being proactive and having a positive mindset are key for this role. But what really makes you stand out is the ability to push boundaries and generate ideas.

You will be working on everything from big campaign ideas, brochures and websites to exhibition stands and presentations. You’ll need to be a confident creative thinker and bring excitement to everything you do.

In return you’ll be part of a dynamic and growing team with exciting growth plans and lots of opportunity for progression. We’ll ensure you’re fully supported and mentored by our Senior Creative Designer.

Role and responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Design team to assist with various design tasks for both print and digital
  • Developing concepts, ideas and creating artwork as required
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Genuine passion and enthusiasm for design and design trends
  • The ability to balance multiple projects and follow brand guidelines
  • Ability and willingness to learn and develop new skills
  • Problem solving, can-do attitude
  • Personable approach, able to build strong working relationships with colleagues across different locations and with clients
  • Highly adaptable and versatile

Key qualifications, skills and experience

  • Experience working with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Firm understanding of design and design processes
  • Strong understanding of typography and layout
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Hard working, passionate and reliable

Experience

We’re open to talking to individuals with varying levels of experience for this role. A genuine passion for design and a creative flair is more important than the amount of industry experience.

Benefits

Social is proud to be a company that puts its staff first and nurtures a compassionate and inclusive culture.

We offer flexible working to all our staff to help people accommodate their home and personal lives. We have recently increased our annual leave allowance to 30 days (plus bank holidays), one of the most generous in the sector.

Everyone who works at Social understands our company’s core values, our three guiding behaviours that create a one team spirit.

During the pandemic, Social is working remotely but the post would be based in our Manchester office.

Some of the benefits of working at Social include:

  • Supportive and compassionate working culture
  • Strong commitment to learning and development
  • Career progression opportunities within a growing, ambitious business
  • Competitive salary
  • Support for flexible and remote working
  • Thirty days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Enhanced sickness, compassionate, maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Company mobile phone and laptop
  • Pension scheme
  • Support for volunteering
  • Access to discretionary company bonus scheme
  • Regular team away days and socials

Life Happens and purpose beyond profit

As an agency we are underpinned by a key ethos, Life Happens. It’s our commitment to our employees that when the unexpected happens in life, and with recognition that this is different for everyone, Social has got their back.

Our purpose goes beyond profit. We have made a commitment to make a positive social impact through our work to improve lives within communities. That purpose stands shoulder-to-shoulder with our commitment to develop and grow our people and to create careers of choice in the communications industry.

Everyone’s welcome

  • We’re all from different backgrounds and aspiring to be the best version of ourselves but Social is striving to do more and better in terms of our diversity and inclusion.
  • While all applicants will be treated equally regardless of race, gender or other status, Social is under-represented by Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic groups and by disabled people. Candidates from these groups are particularly encouraged.
  • Encouragement doesn’t end once you’re on board. Inclusion is not just for job ads. We are committed to ensuring that our employees all have equal opportunity to thrive, succeed, fail, and learn.

Interested? Apply Now

Please fill out the form below to apply for the role as Junior Creative Designer in Manchester. Once submitted, our team will get back to you if we would like to take your application further.

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