Bell is entering an exciting period of growth, so we’re always on the look out for talented people to join our award winning team.

It sounds obvious, but please ensure you read the spec before applying; we will only shortlist candidates who meet our criteria. We don’t make exceptions… Recruitment agencies: thanks for your interest in Bell, but we’re not using agencies for these roles.

Midweight Designer


We need a new designer to:

  • Maintain our excellent client service;
  • Create design for brands, marketing campaigns and corporate communication across digital and printed channels, including moving image (storyboarding etc.)

About us:

Bell designs award-winning brands, marketing campaigns and corporate communication, using integrated digital and print media. We are renowned for strategic and creative excellence. We are looking to expand our team, with an excellent mid-weight designer who is comfortable creating for both on and offline. You will work closely with the Senior Designer and other creatives, to deliver beautifully conceived and executed design.

You will be fully immersed in the process, from brief to production, and there will be plenty of learning opportunities to become the best creative you can be.

Qualifications / experience requirements:

  • Design degree or equivalent creative arts degree
  • At least three years’ commercial experience gained in an agency
  • Produce concepts and implementation of strategic design projects
  • Brand and identity design, digital front-end and print design
  • Confidently and accurately prepares the following for publishing:  web templates, HTML emails, digital banner ads and  artwork-for-print/pre-press
  • Proficient working knowledge of Adobe software, specifically: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, and preferably Dreamweaver. Working knowledge of PowerPoint and Keynote an advantage.

 Personal qualities:

  • Friendly, collaborative, good team player
  • Punctual, reliable, with a professional ethos
  • Meets deadlines; is calm, positive and helpful under pressure
  • Flexible, focused on getting it right even if this means staying late occasionally
  • You will consider yourself primarily to be a creative designer
  • Original thinker, problem solver

This is a great role for a Midweight Designer who is looking for a career opportunity in a friendly and expanding team.

Apply

To apply for the opportunity, please submit your CV and provide a portfolio with excellent and relevant work, as well as an accompanying letter explaining why you want to work with Bell, to: [email protected]. Salary circa £28K to £32K dependent on experience.

Due to the expected volume of responses, we’ll only be able reply to candidates that we wish to interview. We understand that applying takes time and effort, so please accept our thanks for showing an interest in Bell.

NB: No agencies.

One thing’s for sure: it’s very competitive out there – but you probably didn’t need us to tell you that. We received over 90 applications for our previous junior design position – and we looked at them all. So, due to the high level of responses that we receive, we only reply to candidates that we wish to interview. For the same reason, we can’t offer personal feedback. We understand how much effort goes into applying properly for jobs like these, so please accept our thanks for your application.

If you’re not chosen on this occasion, don’t lose heart. Everyone in our agency could tell you several stories about those times when a coveted role eluded them. Check your CV for brevity, relevance and accuracy and get a critical friend or two to assess your portfolio or CV (and listen to what they tell you!). If you’re sending us work, make sure it’s your best work, and presented and explained as well as it can be – and that it’s relevant to the role you’re applying for.

Whatever the outcome – good luck.