career • Posted on 03 June 2024

Midweight or senior graphic designer

Strictly no recruitment agencies please.

Salary: Dependent on experience (£30 - 40k)

Term: Full time, 37.5 hours per week (will consider part-time)

Location: Mirfield (hybrid working is an option, with a minimum of 2 days per week in the office)

Holiday: 26 days + bank holidays + your birthday off

Experience: At least 3 years

About us

The Bigger Boat is an award-winning integrated agency based in the scenic Wheatley Park in Mirfield, close to Huddersfield and Leeds. We're a friendly crew of designers, developers and digital marketers. Our expanding client list includes well-known international brands, as well as regional businesses.

The Role

We have an opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic midweight or senior graphic designer to join our growing team. We’re looking for someone with a mint portfolio that shows off their creative thinking - plus a minimum of three years’ design experience - who is organised, confident, and passionate about solving varied design briefs, as well as having the desire to push each brief to the next level. You will work closely with different departments in the business to deliver projects for clients professionally and to deadlines. The role requires creative flair, competence and a sharp eye, as well as the confidence to be able to talk through your ideas and rationale.

On a day-to-day basis, you will be:

  • Creating initial concepts for brand identities, social and print campaigns

  • Solving design problems and delivering engaging solutions

  • Estimating time duration / cost of jobs

  • Creating final artwork for a variety of purposes

  • Attending internal and client meetings 

  • Mentoring junior members of the team

Key skills and experience:

  • Minimum of three years’ design experience

  • Passionate about solving varied design briefs

  • Confidence to talk through ideas and rationale

  • Obsessive attention to detail

  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator)

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and as part of a wider team

Other professional 'plus points':

  • Enthusiasm to come up with engaging brand and campaign concepts

  • Confidence to passionately present ideas to clients

  • Knowledge sharing with colleagues

  • Ability to deliver solutions at a fast pace when required

  • Knowledge of After Effects and Figma is a bonus

  • Not afraid to challenge and be challenged

Why TBB and what benefits you'll get:

We've created a warm, welcoming & caring environment where everyone is challenged yet supported in their roles. We don't pretend to know everything and are always open to good ideas - you really can make a difference here.

  • Flexible working, ability to work from home up to 2-3 days per week
  • 26 days' holiday + bank holidays + your birthday off.
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Pension scheme.
  • Bonus scheme.
  • Training budget available for each employee.
  • Fun work events
  • Free parking.
  • Free coffee, tea, fruit and snacks.
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If this role sounds like you and you think you'd be a good fit, please apply using the contact form and don't forget to attach your CV.


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The Bigger Boat
Suite 7, The Watermill
Wheatley Park
Mirfield, West Yorkshire
WF14 8HE

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