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Multi-Channel Designer

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

As a designer you are responsible for bringing our brand to life and driving creative excellence in design, across print and digital platforms. With first class design skills and knowledge, you will ensure all projects are delivered on time, to a consistently high standard, are on brand and within budget. You will be an excellent all-rounder working with colleagues across the charity to take a range of projects through from concept to completion.

Interview Dates: 28 - 30 January 2020

Role Responsibility

You’ll deliver excellent design for a range of outputs, ensuring they are of the highest standard, adhere to our brand guidelines and in line with our strategic objectives.

You’ll work closely with our Brand specialists, acting as a Guardian and a Champion and supporting the wider Brand and Creative team synergic function.

You will be able to work under pressure, managing a busy workload alongside individual project schedules to ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget.

The Ideal Candidate

We are looking for someone who thinks creatively, is highly inspired and has a well thought through portfolio to reflect this.

They will have solid experience in designing within brand guidelines and for both print materials and digital platforms.

They will be proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud and able to work with little supervision and as part of a team, to deliver innovative and impactful print and digital projects from concept to final execution.

They will be confident in effectively managing internal and external stakeholders at all levels and possess experience in working closely with freelancers, agencies and external suppliers and contractors.

Package Description

What we can offer you: 

  • Generous annual leave starting at 25 days plus bank holidays 
  • A Cash Healthcare Plan (giving you up to £1,500 towards a range of out of pocket health expenses like new glasses, dentist, chiropractor or osteopath appointments
  • Early finish Friday and flexible working as part of our approach to activity based working
  • Discounts on gym membership
  • Employee assistance programme to give you support on any issues that come up in life  
  • Annual season ticket loan (on completion of your probation period)
  • Very active social scene including sport teams, gardening and other activities 
  • Generous pension provision, life assurance and income protection insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme (eligible for scheme if contract is permanent or longer than 12 months)

*Some benefits aren't available until you've passed your probation period and are dependent on the length of contract.

About the Company

Diabetes is the most devastating and fastest growing health crisis of our time.  There are currently 3.8 million people in the UK diagnosed with diabetes, and 1 million more with undiagnosed Type 2.

We are working to make sure that those affected by diabetes get the best care and support they need to live well with their condition and avoid life-changing complications.  We're leading the way by funding critical research, improving healthcare and treatment so we can reach our vision of a world where diabetes can do no harm.

Diabetes UK staff are motivated and experienced and extremely passionate about helping people affected by diabetes.  We have been fighting for people with diabetes for more than 80 years and changed millions of lives thanks to the new treatments, technology and policy changes we've been behind.

But there's more to do.  And you can be part of it.

We're a diverse bunch and as a charity we recognise and respect the value of everyone.

We've recently been awarded a One Star Accreditation status by Best Companies.  And this year we were named 65th in the top 100 not-for-profit organisations in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For list. 

We're committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all staff and volunteers to actively support this commitment.

We have a vision of a world where diabetes can do no harm.  If you’d like to be part of that, why not join us? 

To learn more about the work we do - Click here

Diabetes UK

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