Design Intern

Based: London
Level: Junior, Intern
Salary: £20,000 to £20,000
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 20 January 2019
Twitter: @hubbubUK
Job Listing Added: 28 December 2018

Hubbub is a charity and social enterprise exploring new ways to engage mainstream audiences in sustainability issues. We do this by designing campaigns based on topics relevant to people’s day-to-day lifestyles, including; food, fashion, homes, neighbourhoods.


We’re looking for a talented designer to join our team based in Somerset House, central London. The role will provide direct support to Hubbub’s Creative Director and will span across a broad range of Hubbub’s work; from artworking existing campaign materials to designing new campaign elements such as communications materials, installations, products and feeding into the design of social campaigns.

The successful candidate will have a genuine interest in sustainability and be passionate about bringing environmental issues into the mainstream and creating behaviour change through creative, provocative and positive design. We’re looking for someone who is inquisitive and curious, has an active interest in current affairs and who has the ability to relate to a diverse range of audiences.

Successful applicants will show ambition, drive and an ability to be both creative and practical. They will have a strong understanding of design thinking and a fine attention to detail, can work effectively in a small team and be able to work confidently under their own initiative.

You will have excellent opportunities to demonstrate your creative ideas, expand your skills and realise your designs in collaboration with everyone from community groups to leading brands.


-Research and gathering insights: to inform the development of campaigns, designs and products that can create behaviour change. This could include setting up workshops and focus groups to meet and understand the audiences we want to engage with, online research and visiting the communities we work in.

-Design thinking: being able to help project teams define the challenges they want to address within campaigns, and offer ideas that are based on research and insight, and follow them through from concept to testing and creation.

-Art working and graphic design: supporting both the reworking of existing campaign materials as they are scaled, and designing of new campaign materials. This will require confidence in using InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop, and an excellent ability to stick to brand guidelines.

-Innovation: bringing new ideas to the organisation and confidence in challenging existing ideas and approaches.
Supporting the team to refine and test communications written for campaigns and design materials. This will include ensuring communications are aligned with Hubbub’s tone: being playful, positive and accessible to a wide range of audiences. This will excellent written and spoken English.

-Supporting marketing activities, including concepts and designs for social media materials.

Successful applicants will be confident working in fast paced and high pressure environments, will be well organised and able prioritise and produce high-quality work with tight deadlines.


How to Apply

HOW TO APPLY Please send the following to [email protected] with the subject ‘Design Internship’ by midnight Sunday 27th January 2019. 1.A cover letter (no longer than 1 page) setting out why you have the experience, qualities and passion for the role.
2.A CV and if you have one, a portfolio.
3.A brief outline (no more than 200 words) of how you would go about gathering insights and understanding a community that you don’t know.