Junior Designer (6 month FTC)

Job Title: Junior Designer (6 month FTC)
Contract Type: Contract/ Freelance
Location: London
Salary: Competitive
Job Published: April 12, 2018 08:42

Job Description

Junior Designer (6 month FTC)

Job Introduction

BBC Studio's portfolio of franchise and genre brands exist to extend the enjoyment of global audience's favourite programmes and includes the longest running sci-fi TV show in the world Doctor Who; the world-renowned entertainment format Dancing With The Stars which has over 50 international versions; the most successful motoring entertainment show in the world Top Gear, which has been sold to over 220 territories; and the leading factual umbrella brand BBC Earth, which amplifies landmark natural history titles such as Planet Earth II as well as overseeing live events, web activity and giant screen experiences associated with the brand.

The purpose of this role is to work within the Digital Marketing team to deliver best in class creative and design assets to support the marketing and promotion of our programmes and brands globally. The work of the Junior Digital Designer will be used by local and international teams to engage with audience's and drive attribution to the BBC Masterbrand across a wide variety of digital platforms including those managed by BBC Studios teams and by 3rd party commercial partners.

The role will work on a broad range of creative including video, motion graphics, social media assets, CRM email and advertising in paid and owned media, ensuring a compelling, engaging but consistent tone and look and feel throughout. You will be working with the breadth and depth of BBC content, across multiple brands and regions.

The role will be fast, creative and varied depending on priorities of the team at any specific time. You will be able and keen to review effectiveness of creative executions and respond to results.

You will have a good understanding of consumer brands and strong experience in design and production; you will think strategically and be an inspiring and creative person in every sense.

Main Responsibilities

Key responsibilities

  • Manage the digital application of brand guidelines and ensure delivery of a consistent look and feel throughout all creative delivery
  • Create marketing assets for digital activity across multiple platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and email
  • Create design for CRM emails working with the internal CRM team. Continue to develop design on an ongoing basis to achieve optimum results responding to engagement levels and results
  • With the marketing team review success of creative campaign assets and adapt where relevant

The Ideal Candidate

Skills required:

  • Strong creative concepts and delivery
  • Experience in interpreting briefs and developing a concept to suit the purpose
  • Proofreading to produce accurate and high-quality work
  • Contributing ideas and design artwork to the overall brief
  • Experience of programs such as Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Experience in print and digital design
  • Excellent time management and organization skills
  • Knowledge of production of marketing assets both print and digital


  • Experience of email newsletter creation and systems
  • Competence in video editing and motion graphics


  • Design/Art based tertiary education

Professional Experience:

  • Design experience, with specific experience in digital

About the BBC

The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups.  We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.

BBC Studios Limited is the main commercial arm and a wholly owned subsidiary of the BBC. BBC Worldwide exists to support the BBC public service mission and to maximise profits on its behalf. It does this through investing in; commercialising and showcasing content from the BBC in the UK and around the world, In 2015/16, BBC Studios generated headline profits of £133.8M and headline sales of £1,029.4M and returned £222.2M to the BBC. Comprised predominantly of the non-English speaking world, our Global Markets business encompasses Western Europe, Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEMA), Asia and Latin America. Business activities range from TV sales and channel operation to production and intellectual property exploitation.



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