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Parkinson’s UK
Hybrid (minimum of 2 days per week in-person working)
Full Time


Hybrid (minimum of 2 days per week in-person working)


£34,836 per year


5 days ago

Role Salary: £34,836 per year

Role Location: Hybrid (minimum of 2 days per week in-person working)

Role Hours: 35 hours per week (part time working and compressed hours also considered)

This is a fixed-term, full time vacancy that will close in 14 days at 08:00 BST.

It’s an exciting time at Parkinson’s UK as we implement our new organisational strategy and look to embed our refreshed brand.

We are looking for a Designer to join us for a 12 month fixed term contract, who can hit the ground running and help us to roll out our refreshed brand.

About the role

You’ll be part of the charity’s in-house Creative team and will work closely with teams across the charity to bring our visual content to life through print and digital design.

You’ll take briefs to deliver concepts and layouts in a variety of formats based on audience insight and fresh creative ideas. You’ll make sure all your design work brings our brand to life and reveals the reality of living with Parkinson’s, all while being part of an exciting, highly motivated creative team.

What you’ll do

  • Design standout print and digital content from concept to completion, delivering against a clear brief and goals
  • Support the Creative team’s aim in delivering a strong visual identity, which considers the needs of people with Parkinson’s and brings our brand to life
  • Manage multiple design projects to deliver concepts and layouts in a variety of formats e.g., leaflets, booklets, magazines, newsletters
  • Support the creative development and expression of the brand identity through high-impact design
  • Work closely with the Studio Manager to ensure all assigned projects are delivered on time, within budget and meet clear goals

 What you’ll bring

  • BA level design qualification or equivalent experience (c. 4 years) of delivering hands-on design across print and digital channels in line with brand guidelines
  • Proven professional design experience either working inhouse or agency
  • Experience of Adobe CC software packages, particularly fluent in: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, experience of Canva and After Effects is desirable
  • A motivated, proactive, and engaging style and ability to juggle multiple projects at one time
  • Highly organised, with the ability to produce design work to tight deadlines
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to present engagingly about your creative concepts and ideas
  • Experience of using audience insight to develop effective design

As well as flexible working hours, this role is offered on a flexible contract giving you the opportunity to also work from home three days a week. You’ll be required to cover your own travel expenses to the office.

Please apply by sending us your CV, portfolio, and a detailed supporting statement which will fully demonstrate how you meet all the criteria of the role, as stated in the ‘What you‘ll bring‘ section of the job description.

Anyone can get Parkinson’s. It’s vital that the people who work for Parkinson’s UK are representative of our diverse community. We actively encourage people from all sections of the community to apply, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity, age, disability, sexual orientation, or religion.