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Junior Designer 📍 York, United Kingdom

Looking for: Designer
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We are recruiting a junior designer to join our team in York city centre. You will be working across Aesthetica Magazine and related projects; these include the Aesthetica Short Film Festival, Art Prize, Future Now Symposium and Creative Writing Award.

This is short-term contract work and consists of providing design assistance to the in-house design team during busy periods. The ideal candidate will have a good working knowledge of Adobe programs and have experience working with both print and digital design. Freelance applications are also welcome.

The post will include

  • Assisting with putting together Aesthetica Magazine.
  • Assisting with putting together the Film Festival and Symposium programmes.
  • Checking images and layouts are print-ready.
  • Creating marketing materials including posters, fliers and e-graphics.
  • Producing in-house advertisements for our clients.
  • Creating mock-up designs with our editorial team.
  • Updating website pages.

Essential Skills

  • Good understanding of all design from grids to creating pixel perfect designs.
  • An understanding of website design including basic HTML for email graphics and website updates.
  • Experience in dealing with high resolution imagery and preparing files up for print.
  • Retouching and artworking skills with good knowledge of retouching process.
  • Complete understanding of the Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Work to tight deadlines and organise own workload.
  • Outstanding attention to detail and enthusiasm for development across the brand.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively and be welcome to feedback.

To apply

  • Write a cover letter explaining why you would like to apply for this position.
  • Email us your CV highlighting all relevant experience.
  • Include a link to your portfolio.
  • Deadline is Friday 17 January at 17.00.

Contract length

  • 1 month

Job Types

  • Full-time, Temporary


  • £10.00 /hour

Are you looking to pay or is this a collaboration?
Pay to hire someone

Is this ongoing work or a one off job?
Ongoing work

How would you prefer to pay?
Hourly rate

What’s your hourly rate budget range? (USD)
$10-25 (Beginner)

Do you have an estimate of the job or project length?
A few months

Are you a company or individual hiring?

Do you have internal sign off on the hire?

Do you need to hire for a specific city, country or place?
Yes, they need to be at a location (give location in job title)

When do you want to have the freelancer secured by?
2-3 weeks

What is most important for this job?

How many freelancers do you want to contact you?

Do you have a job specification or creative brief?
Yes (please enter this in the description)

Does the freelancer need insurance?

Where did you find Twine?
You contacted me

Posted 3 months ago
Aesthetica Magazine
Last online: 3 months ago

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