The Old Vic

Junior Graphic Designer

Job Added: 06 August 2019
Applications Close: 29 August 2019
Level: Junior
Contract: Fixed-term
Based: London
Salary: £20,000 to £23000.00
Twitter: @oldvictheatre

The Old Vic is London’s independent not-for-profit theatre, a world leader in creativity and entertainment. We hold the belief that theatre needs to be cherished, supported and shared with as many people as possible. Our 1000 seats are yours from £10 a ticket. Our productions are diverse, adventurous, new, exciting. Our education and talent programmes allow students to explore and artists of tomorrow to create. Our building is open and alive, day and night. Our theatre is yours.

We are seeking a Junior Graphic Designer who will be assisting the Marketing & Commercial team, and specifically the Senior Graphic Designer, in managing the in-house design output of The Old Vic. This role is a crucial part the team and the post-holder will be predominantly focused on design for print and branding. The successful candidate will have experience in working in creative communications or marketing, including design for online and offline media, a good design eye and the ability to multi task.

Key Responsibilities

  • To work under the guidance of the Senior Graphic Designer to design and produce finished artwork for printed marketing materials, on and offline campaign assets, production programmes and packaging, Development Department and Education Department artwork, generic theatre artwork and any other Old Vic related artwork.
  • To assist in the design and production of digital artwork for the Old Vic website and online marketing initiatives.
  • Liaise with clients and suppliers externally and all departments internally.
  • To be a design resource for print, repro-ready artwork and web-ready artwork.
  • To work with all departments and meet their design requirements as and when needed and to agreed deadlines under the supervision of the Senior Graphic Designer.
  • To assist in the production of Old Vic print and digital programmes.
  • To adhere to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).
  • To take responsibility for procurement of design supplies.
  • To ensure all work is archived and backed up.
  • To maintain workstation, manage files on the server and keep to an agreed naming protocol.
  • To support the Marketing & Commercial team in ensuring The Old Vic brand and sub brands are used consistently and are in keeping with our brand guidelines at all times.
  • To keep up-to-date with industry trends and developments.

Deadline for applications is on our 'Work With Us Page and Breathe' listed below.

Please note: where we receive an unprecedented high volume of applications, we reserve the right to close applications early.

We receive a high volume of applications. If you have not heard from us within 14 days of applying, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion and keep an eye out for future vacancies.

How to apply

For further information, please download the Recruitment Pack below or visit The Old Vic’s website, -

to apply for this position, please attach as one document a CV and short covering letter to your application explaining why you are interested in this role and how your experience and skills match the person specification. Please ensure ALL documents are attached before pressing ‘Finish application’.