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Junior Designer

London, UKMarketingFull-TimeBrand Marketing

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Technology. Award-winning customer service. Bleeding-edge data ability.

Simply Business is a new type of insurance company, using all of the above to create the best possible insurance experience for small businesses and self-employed people.

We love working here, and have even taken the number one spot in the Sunday Times Best Company To Work For 2015 and 16 lists; we’ve stopped entering now to focus on a few bigger projects, but you get the idea.

It’s a great place to work.

There are currently over 500,000 active Simply Business insurance policies in the UK alone. And we have offices in London, Northampton and Boston, USA.

Talking of offices, ours are bright, airy and geared up for really smart working. We’re flexible, with plenty of remote workers coming in and out, and we believe work and life should be hand in hand, rather than a juggling act. So no need to worry about school pick-ups, or a horrible commute.

Our people are our most important asset, so we focus on building a working  life that helps us thrive, not stick. Join us and you’ll be part of our journey  to creating something even better, for our customers and ourselves.

As a team we’re responsible for...
The design outputs of our brand, and the visual standards of every single touchpoint. We work across digital, print, and moving image, producing all kinds of visual material. Whether it’s animated screens, booklets, digital assets or presentations, we produce work to the highest visual standards, with creative design thinking at its core.

We’re looking for a driven and bright Junior Designer who’s passionate about Graphic Design. This will be an opportunity to work and develop in a fast-moving design team within an international company that’s known for its culture and progressive values.  The Junior Designer will gain considerable experience using the latest Adobe CC software, such as Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and After Effects, as well as presentation software such as Google Slides. 
Supporting within a team of experienced Graphic Designers to assist in all aspects of design output, the Junior Designer will be eager to develop visual and technical skills. No two days will be the same in this role, with constant opportunities to learn and apply creativity. Join our award-winning team and kickstart your career in the world of graphic design.

Responsibilities include:

  • producing digital assets for employee and customer touchpoints, including email banners and social assets
  • creating and editing presentations for internal audiences
  • creating and editing videos for company milestones
  • overseeing and organising the brand photographic library
  • creating and adapting ads for products
  • creating visual content for infographics
  • supporting the Content team with image search and selection supporting in creative ideation for campaign projects

We’re looking for someone who:

  • has a passion for ideas and impactful visual communication
  • has good writing and communication skills
  • is comfortable learning new software and technical skills
  • has excellent attention to detail 
  • is able to work on multiple tasks at the same time
  • has experience with Adobe CC, such as InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • has some experience in Microsoft/Google presentation software (desirable)
  • has video editing experience (desirable, but not necessary)

Personal qualities:

  • good organisation skills
  • interest in design, moving image, art or creativity in general
  • confident and friendly manner
  • punctuality
  • willingness to learn

Benefits of the role:

  • Starting your career in the graphic design industry and gaining practical experience will provide you with great career prospects – learning from the best, within an ambitious brand and being paid whilst working towards credible qualifications.


  • Some experience in design and a professional environment is required, and your portfolio should demonstrate the fundamental skills needed to complete day-to-day tasks
What are the benefits?

There’s all the serious (but important) stuff we call ‘core benefits’. On top of that, you can pick and choose from the more exciting options we offer – whether it’s a full gym membership or gym subsidy, comprehensive private health cover, extra holiday, or a National Trust pass. 

The ‘core’ stuff
Some of these will kick in once you’re confirmed in post, but here’s the summary:
• a salary that reflects your experience, our pay policy and the market we’re in from your first day, generous annual leave
• life assurance (financial cover for your family, should the worst happen)
• a cash plan to reimburse your everyday medical expenses
• an extra day off if you get married or move house
• an automatic enrollment pension (employer-matched at 5%) 

The fun stuff
We also have a great deal more to pick and mix from, with things like:
• a full gym membership
• private medical insurance
• extra days annual leave
• shopping vouchers
• dental insurance
• travel insurance

But there’s so much more to Simply Business than insurance and memberships. We also commit to flexible working options, smart working (our offices are kitted out for you to work when and how you choose), cycle to work, eye test vouchers, and season ticket loan schemes, and we have a handy online form to put in any training or conference requests.

Best of all, though, are the groups, clubs, and adventures that come with the Simply Business territory. Forget a simple Give As You Earn scheme (although we’ve got that too) – we trek the Sahara for charity, take you on weekends away, throw epic summer parties, and meet up for book groups, public speaking coaching, yoga, manicures, beer brewing, and lots, lots more.

Our values

Everything we do comes down to these five values – empowerment, authenticity, simplicity, learning and pioneering.

In practice, these will mean something unique to every  person at Simply Business, but if you’re considering working here, give them some thought. They’re at the heart of our story.

We believe in our people and the positive impact they can have so we enable everyone to stretchthemselves

We celebrate diversity, avoid jargon and genuinely care about helping small businesses thrive

We attempt to simplify complex solutions to save our customerstime andeffort

We’re never done learning about new possibilities and act to explore them

We’re obsessed with finding new ways to create even better  experiences
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