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Junior Designer

Job description

Junior Designer



Remote working but with a requirement to travel to our sites and attend team meetings.

About the role

This is a highly creative and varied role that will see you working across a range of brands and products for one of the UK’s leading leisure companies.

You’ll have responsibility for a range of digital and print projects, supporting design concept development, creative campaigns and art-working to ensure consistency within our various brand frameworks.

You will be part of the central marketing team, working closely with the wider team and our Graphic Designer. Your role will focus on all areas of the business including leisure centres, golf courses, heritage sites and family leisure attractions.

What you’ll do

Bespoke Projects

  • Receive and evaluate artwork briefs for a wide range of projects, from event promotion through to wayfinding projects and business development bids.

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand design requirements and project objectives.

  • Create engaging, original design work across print and digital, adhering to our brand guidelines.

  • Conduct quality checks on print artwork, ensuring accuracy and adherence to print specifications.

  • Coordinate with external suppliers and printers to ensure timely and efficient delivery of printed materials.

  • Ensure all work has been quality checked and meets the relevant brand standard.

Central Marketing Support

  • Support with the design and development of national campaigns.

  • Maintain organised files and archives of completed design projects for easy retrieval and reference.

  • Build a strong reputation for quality design work and a professional design service across the business.

Digital Asset Management System (DAMS)

  • Approval or amendment of artwork orders created by our site teams, ensuring that relevant brand standards are maintained for all artwork processed.

  • Maintain and update image assets and templates on our Digital Asset Management System.

  • Administering and training new users and removing old users from the site.

Qualifications & Experience

  • At least 1 years previous experience working in a design or creative role.
  • Experienced using Adobe Creative Cloud, especially Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and Acrobat, or Canva.
  • Qualified in Graphic or other Design based disciplines.
  • Understanding of typography, layout, photography and videography.
  • A portfolio that demonstrates creative flare, covering concept, creation, variation, development, campaign and channel storytelling.
  • Can demonstrate previous experience producing assets for both print and digital channels.
  • Experience of working with a digital asset management system.
  • Strong understanding of brand guidelines, and their implementation.

About you

This is a broad role where you’ll have the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects, producing work that is rolled out nationally. To be successful in this role you will need to have: 

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • A willingness to learn, to give and receive constructive feedback.

  • A strong communicator.

  • Able to work with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.

  • Excellent planning and organisational skills, able to keep multiple projects on time and deliverable to a high quality.

  • Able to work on multiple and varied projects, delivering on time and to a high standard.

Reasons to join us

  • Free gym membership at any of our centres

  • Employee health cash plan

  • Employee discount portal - get discounts on travel bookings, high street vouchers, gift cards, cinema tickets, days out, leisure activities and your day to day spending.

  • Childcare vouchers

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • Eye test vouchers

  • Pension Scheme

  • Company sick pay

  • Performance related bonuses

  • Career progression, training and development.

How to apply

If you would like to apply for this exciting role, please send a letter of application and full CV stating your current salary via email to the HR department at . A job description is available upon request.

Closing Date - Friday 10th May 2024

Selected candidates may be invited for an interview before the closing date, therefore early application is recommended.

Parkwood Leisure was established over 25 years ago and is now one of the UK's leading operators of publicly owned leisure facilities. Working with key partners we’re a company that’s proud to deliver a first-class service at each of the facilities we manage and is committed to working with local communities to make a difference and provide a healthier and happier lifestyle to the communities we serve.

The Parkwood Leisure Holdings Ltd Group are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers that are committed to inclusion and diversity.

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