Junior Graphic/Web Designer

£18k - £25k per year - Immediate Start Office/Hybrid (Fareham)
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The Role:

Who you are

You’ll be an enthusiastic individual with a strong desire to learn and grow in the field of graphic design. While you may be at the start of your career, you have a keen eye for detail and a passion for creativity. You have basic design skills and are eager to develop your abilities. Solid written and verbal communication skills are essential, and you bring a positive attitude and a sense of humour to your work. Your genuine passion for design will drive you forward as you learn from experienced team members.

What you’ll do

As a Junior Graphic Designer, you will assist in creating branding and website mock-up concepts using a variety of creative skills. You will work closely with our internal developers, UX, and Marketing teams to support the creation of engaging client websites. Your role will involve learning and applying design best practices while ensuring projects are completed on time and within budget.

**PLEASE NOTE. This role requires you to work from our office based in Fareham, Hampshire (Hybrid). Please only apply if you are happy to work from this location**

Your day-to-day

  • Support the Head of Creative in designing visuals for various industries.
  • Assist in creating websites using WordPress (Front-end) and software such as InDesign, Illustrator, Adobe XD, and Photoshop.
  • Help develop page designs, layouts, and templates following industry best practices.
  • Maintain client brand consistency throughout all design outputs.
  • Collaborate with Internal UX, Marketing, and Development teams.
  • Assist in creating digital design work, including display banners, website mock-ups, and infographics.
  • Add content and images, coordinating with relevant stakeholders to provide additional content.
  • Manage your time effectively to ensure tasks are completed on time and within budget.
  • Ensure that all tasks are correctly time-tracked, logged, and managed.
  • Receive feedback from the Head of Creative and work on improving your designs.
  • Update the project manager on the progress of client projects and campaigns.
  • Manage your day-to-day tasks with guidance from senior team members.
  • Communicate professionally with clients, suppliers, and other team members.
  • Support the team in executing campaigns and projects.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by your manager.

Knowledge and Experience

  • 0 – 2 years experience in graphic design.
  • Good understanding of graphic design principles such as colour theory, font pairing.
  • Experience working with Adobe Creative Cloud apps, especially XD, Illustrator, Photoshop
  • Experience in designing websites
  • Experience in designing logos and other brand materials
  • Experience working with Figma (desirable)
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication and literacy skills
  • Must have the ability to work well independently and as part of a team.

Personal Characteristics

  • Driven and focused – not to mention detail-orientated. We deliver world-class experiences, and we won’t let any small detail fall through the cracks.
  • Commercially minded – we don’t just churn out projects. We’re looking for someone who appreciates and invests in the wider growth and achievements of Damteq
  • Enthusiastic – we want someone that brings their excitement and passion to every project
  • Happy to be challenged – We want our team always to be learning from one another. Our people will always be experimenting with new trends and challenging new ways of doing things
  • Happy to work at a destination agency – Damteq is a go-to agency, both for clients and talent. We don’t play second fiddle. We’re looking for people who are keen to commit and add value to our business.

Company Benefits Include

  • Salary to suit your experience and lifestyle.
  • Excellent holiday allowance (30 days) + 1 extra day every year
  • An additional day off for your birthday
  • Hybrid Working (3 days office-based, two days remote after passing 6-month probation)
  • Opportunity to work on national and international projects
  • Competitive Pension Schemes
  • Working for an environmentally conscious company
  • Opportunity for travel for conferences
  • Ongoing continuous performance reviews and personal growth plan
  • Six monthly Salary and Performance Reviews
  • Workplace Wellbeing and Health Workshops
  • Regular Check-ins and one to ones
  • Team Knowledge Sharing and Workshops
  • Regular socials, payday pub visits and fun stuff
  • Work and Help the Planet! We donate ten trees every month to our Damteq Forest on behalf of every colleague.

Salary

Starting salary of £18,000-£25,000 GBP per year.

Everyone has goals and ambitions, so in your application, please tell us what you’d like to earn for your hard work.
We’ll be as accommodating as possible.

22 + 8 days holiday allowance + your birthday off!

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