Junior Designer

Telegraph Media Group

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time



About the role

We're looking for a talented Designer with experience working as part of a multidisciplinary team. Working closely with a Senior Designer and Art Director, your role will be to support and deliver work beyond expectations for our day-to-day and high-profile journalism. You will work as part of ateam supporting one or more areas of the teams daily, weekly and long-term output.

You are independent and autonomous and demonstrate an exceptional eye for detail. The successful candidate will be passionate about design and eager to work with wider teams in realising all design ideas through to delivery.

Communication is important so you will be comfortable presenting, and able to confidently justify your design decisions. You will be expected to implement the creative vision across a broad range of projects ranging from digital, print, social and video

Key Responsibilities

  • Share your ideas and creative thinking within the team
  • Turn concepts into high-fidelity and accessible designs for digital and print
  • Be comfortable juggling a few projects at once and hitting daily/weekly deadlines
  • Liaise with editors and producers to deliver creative requirements
  • Creating short visual stories, in an innovative and highly creative manner
  • Working to fast-paced deadlines on an edition-based product
  • Collaborating with Graphic Artists, Video Editors, Editors, Developers and Journalists to brainstorm and storyboard short stories for the day’s’ topics
  • Working closely with other designers to bring stories to life in a highly visual way
  • Work with Senior Designers to develop leading industry approach across platforms
  • Good communication across departments is key

Essential skills

  • Know your way around the full Adobe suite (Indesign, Animate, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects)
  • Art school/University background (BA or Master level)
  • Have an outstanding portfolio of projects you've worked on, either individually and as part of a team
  • An excellent understanding of typography, colours, usability and accessibility
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Be confident at communicating your ideas
  • Have an open-minded and receptive approach to innovating and iterating your designs
  • Have an outstanding portfolio of projects you've worked on, either individually and as part of a team.
  • Have an understanding of animation and moving image
  • Be interested in current affairs and have a passion for telling stories
  • Be energetic, have an appetite for experimentation and a good sense of fun

Our benefits

The nature of our industry means life at the Telegraph Media Group is fast-paced, demanding, and interesting. We also want it to be rewarding for everyone who works here. From dynamic working opportunities, medical cover, and equal parental pay (six months fully paid for mothers and fathers), to life assurance, and season ticket loans, you can choose from a range of flexible benefits, designed to support your lifestyle and help you achieve a healthy work-life balance.

Training and development

With support from your manager and colleagues, you’ll also have access to a variety of training and development opportunities through The Academy. Covering a range of personal and professional skills, our courses enable you to develop an enjoyable and rewarding career.

Our commitment to inclusion

We want you to feel you belong here and welcome candidates from all backgrounds.

We have a number of internal networks that are totally inclusive and open for anyone to join. These include internal inclusion networks covering employees from ethnic minority backgrounds, working families, LGBTQ+, disabilities and long-term conditions, gender, wellbeing, and women in tech.

Your wellbeing is paramount, so we have trained over 100 Mental Health First Aiders in the last two years to help support our employees. We’ve also signed the Tech Talent Charter, and are committed to driving greater inclusion and diversity in tech.

The Telegraph’s goal is to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace and we are committed to building a team that reflects a wide variety of skills, perspectives, and backgrounds.

We are an equal opportunities employer, hiring solely on merit and business need. We encourage applications regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, and disability. If you require reasonable adjustments in any recruitment process with us, please make us aware.

For more information on our purpose, beliefs, and people values, please visit our website.

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