Manchester International Festival

Junior Designer

Based: Manchester
Level: Junior
Salary: £20,000 to £20,000
Contract: Fixed-term
Applications Close: 22 January 2019
Twitter: @MIFestival
Job Listing Added: 03 January 2019

As a Junior Designer you will deliver creative solutions for the 2019 Manchester International Festival (MIF) as part of our in-house design studio.

Working under the direction of the studio’s Senior Designer and external Design Agency, North, we are looking for an ambitious and talented Junior Designer with digital experience who is ready to jump in and apply themselves to a range of projects in a fast-paced environment. You will also be working with the Digital Developer and Content Manager.

This role offers the opportunity to design and help shape digital marketing campaigns, create content and moving image assets for a wide range of MIF projects. Working with design guidelines you’ll take them and contribute new ideas, storyboard and visualise digital solutions and be comfortable communicating them to a range of people. You’ll be confident in taking initial design concepts and translating them into various sizes and formats.

Working within the in-house design studio you will also have the opportunity to work on a variety of print design. We seek enthusiastic candidates with eagerness to both learn and contribute with a problem solving approach.

There will be an emphasis on producing engaging typographic executions so an enthusiasm for and typographic flair are vital. A keen eye for detail and a willingness to take on new challenges is essential.


• To work as an integral member of MIF’s in-house design team to deliver design solutions in line with existing guidelines

• To work on both print and digital design from initial briefing through to project completion. Presenting design concepts and executing design amends

• Support our marketing team on the creation of social content creative for all digital channels

• Work on both daily typesetting and layout jobs as well as creative concept executions

How to Apply

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