Junior Graphic Designer

Closing Date: 10th July 2019

Job Title: Junior Graphic Designer

Working For: Meeting Place Communications (MPC)

Location: Bristol

Salary: £16,000-£22,000

About MPC:

MPC is a dynamic and growing communications agency working with developers and communities to achieve successful outcomes in the residential, commercial, infrastructure and energy sectors. We have a proven record of providing creative solutions for promoting developments at a local and national level. Operating from four offices across England we bring together talented professionals from a background in politics, local government, business and journalism to create a unique communications skills-set that allows us to truly understand the key issues that matter most to our clients

We are currently looking for a highly motivated and talented junior graphic designer to join our busy team in the Bristol office. This is a fantastic role for a recent graduate or creative individual looking to take the next step in their career and get stuck in at all stages of the creative process — from concept to delivery.

Key Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Lead Graphic Designer and working closely with a middleweight designer, you will work across a wide range of creative disciplines — including; design for print and digital for a number of high-profile clients as well as providing internal design support and creative for new business pitches. This is a varied role that requires a flexible approach, attention to detail, as well as design flair and the ability to work as part of a team. You will act as a brand guardian for clients and MPC, ensuring all materials are consistently on-brand and on-message.

We are ideally looking for a candidate with design and artwork skills. Experience in online media, CMS driven site design. An interest in video production / editing would be a bonus.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

·         Experience of working in an in-house or agency environment is desirable

·         Sound knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud software (including InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Acrobat Pro)

·         Demonstrated knowledge of designing for print and digital spaces

·         Strong technical artwork skills

·         Interest / skills in design for web applications. Squarespace, Wordpress or similar desirable.

·         Ability to take concepts from initial brief through to final delivery

·         Self-motivated with the ability to work well as part of a team and individually

·         Strong attention to detail, ability to proof design work with a high level of accuracy

·         Ability to communicate with in-house project staff, suppliers and external clients

·         Experience / interest in video, animation and post-production ( Premiere Pro / After Effects)

·         Ability to manage multiple tasks without sacrificing quality

·         Good understanding of the print production process

·         Focused and deadline driven, ensuring the job is completed on time, to a high standard and always fulfils the brief.

·         Keen to progress and to innovate within a deadline driven environment


Interview/Start Dates

Candidates are encouraged to apply before the closing date of the 10th July 2019. Interviews will be held on a rolling basis and a successful candidate may be appointed before the closing date.

Application Details

To apply for this role, or for more information, please send your CV and a covering letter to our HR Administrator – marycleaver@mpc.email with the subject line Junior Graphic Designer.