Junior Designer / Artworker

Big Brand Ideas is on the hunt for a talented Junior Designer/Artworker to join our fast-paced, fast-growing creative team. The right person will have a solid portfolio of design and artwork under their belt, spanning different brands, digital formats, and campaigns with an exceptional eye for detail and excellent problem-solving ideas.


Join our talented team

The successful candidate will report into the Head of Design. Working from our fantastic offices in Manchester expect to create a wide range of branded design/artwork and layouts including digital assets from concept to final delivery. We’re looking for an all-rounder - someone with a real passion for design and artwork who can also bring their own innovative and fresh ideas to the table.


To qualify you should be skilled in Adobe Creative Suite with a focus on Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign. Other essential skills include artwork and layout capabilities.


Your everyday and you


  • Designing, art working and conceptualising across a range of formats.
  • Producing high end design and final artwork.
  • Dissecting internal/external briefs and providing work that meets client requirements.
  • Collaborating with teams to determine the design direction.
  • Actively participating in idea generation, campaign development, and execution.
  • Maintaining high standards of design and exercising quality control.
  • Ensuring consistency and quality across all artwork.
  • Liaising with clients to present feedback and talk through deliverables.
  • Assisting the team with design requirements both client and internal.
  • Supporting departments, including social media, strategy, PR, client services.
  • Working across multiple clients and projects simultaneously.
  • Managing demanding and changing deadlines.


We’d love you to have:


  • Excellent working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite with a focus on Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign.
  • Previous experience within a similar role OR design-related university degree.
  • Ability to adapt and think on the spot, solving problems and breaking down barriers.
  • Strong communication skills to collaborate with various stakeholders.
  • The ability to manage multiple projects.
  • The hunger to grow and develop your skills.


BIG rewards


Your commercial awareness and skills will be well rewarded with a superb working environment, a clearly mapped training and development plan, the opportunity to work with a great group of people, IT equipment chosen by you, and a highly competitive remuneration package. 


You will also benefit from the following perks:


  • 23 days holiday a year, plus bank holidays and an extra day for each year of service up to a maximum of 5 extra days.
  • A birthday holiday.
  • Private Health Insurance.
  • A company health scheme that includes your own private nutritionist, free breakfast, and healthy snacks throughout the day. 
  • Life insurance cover. 
  • A work-place pension scheme. 
  • Team building, reward activities and all agency parties. 
  • Access to career development and training tools.
  • Individual membership of the IPA and access to training and professional qualifications.


BIG opportunities

In return for being charismatic, hungry for career development and for having the right skills to be a part of our team, you will be given the responsibility to make a real difference to your clients, our agency offering as well as your own career development. Did we mention, you’ll also be working with some big brands! If you have the daily drive and determination to make a real difference, please upload your CV and a covering note below, or send to [email protected].


About BBI

BBI is an integrated agency that accelerates growth by content-led performance across paid, owned and earned channels. We use Customerology™ to fuse analytical and behavioural data, unearthing real world insights to grow established and emerging brands.


Our team blends the best of strategy, creative and performance. Made up of analytical thinkers, creative technologists, content producers and connected channel specialists, we work together to deliver performance across a wider variety of sectors. We’re proud to be independent and our success is testament to the kind of workplace we’ve created: an environment that fosters creativity and rewards bravery every day.