Junior Designer

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We’re on the lookout for a talented junior designer. Do you thrive creating memorable designs that engage audiences, inspire customers, and deliver results?

Our successful candidate will shape brand and visual communications for our wide range of clients – ranging across sport, education, consumer brands, tech, engineering, property, charity, and more…

Working as part of our friendly and collaborative studio team, your work will cover a variety of graphic design disciplines; branding design, web design, print design, asset creation for video & animation, email design and social media design.

We want passionate and motivated people on our team at Purpose Media. We want them to excel in the things that they enjoy. We are a growing business, so the right person will be able to grow their career in the creative industry with us.

Please note: Strictly no agencies

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Role & Responsibilities

Specifically, the role will involve:

  • Creating design outcomes of a high standard
  • Working across multiple projects to meet tight deadlines
  • Collaborating with our team to understand and challenge a client brief
  • Communicating to update our account managers on your work in progress
  • Actively take part in design critiques in the Studio
  • Develop your designs; from initial concept ideas through to a finalised outcome
  • Pitch your design ideas to our close-knit internal team, explaining your thought process
  • Show interest in researching design styles and trends
  • Develop and challenge your skillset and knowledge
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Qualifications & Requirements

What you’ll need:

  • A minimum of two-year’s of experience within an agency environment
  • Skill in using Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop & XD or Sketch)
  • An undergraduate degree in a relevant subject
  • A stand-out portfolio showcasing your best work
  • Your up-to-date CV that stories experience and qualifications
  • Demonstrate passion to deliver design outcomes that work in the real-world
  • Ability to take projects from initial brief, onto concepts, and then completion
  • Aptitude to collaborate with creatives, developers, writers and account managers
  • Be self-motivated and effectively manage your time
  • Confidence in expressing your ideas and articulating design rationale
  • Be driven to develop your skills within the creative industry

About the Company

Purpose Media is a strategic marketing partner for its clients, delivering results through its core services of digital, web, creative, and video. Our mission is to engage audiences, inspire customers, and deliver results for our clients. Due to recent growth, we have expanded our offering and upgraded our South Normanton headquarters – which includes meeting rooms, break-out areas, collaborative work spaces, a media studio and on-site parking.

We follow a flexible work policy, using Microsoft Teams for communication with clients and colleagues. Purpose Media is committed to equal opportunity employment and prohibits any form of discrimination. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and uphold a zero-tolerance policy for discrimination based on gender, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, race, colour, nationality, religion, age, disability, caring responsibilities, and beliefs.

We hold regular staff social events to ensure we are a close knit and supportive team, and offer a range of benefits including; 25-days holiday, competitive salary, opportunity to travel, as well as flexible working.

We are located two minutes from Junction 28 of the M1, and within a 35-minute drive of both Derby and Nottingham city centres.

Job Type

South Normanton, Derbyshire

Required Language

£20,000.00-£24,000.00 per year

Casual dress, company events, discounted or free food, employee mentoring programme, flexitime, free, on-site parking, transport links

Flexitime, Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate
South Normanton, DE55 2DS: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)