We're on the hunt for a graphic designer!

Position: Midweight or senior graphic designer

Term: Full time, 37.5 hours per week (will consider part-time)

Location: Mirfield (hybrid working is an option, with a minimum of 2 days per week in the office)

Holiday: 26 days + bank holidays + your birthday off

Salary: Dependent on experience (£30 - 40k)

Experience: At least 3 years

How to apply: Email your CV, portfolio link and a short covering letter to Louise Jaggar: louise@thebiggerboat.co.uk

The Bigger Boat is an award-winning integrated agency based in scenic Wheatley Park in Mirfield, close to Huddersfield and Leeds. We’re a friendly crew of designers, developers, digital marketers, PR specialists and content creators. Our expanding client list includes well-known international brands, as well as both national and regional businesses.

The role

We have an opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic midweight or senior graphic designer to join our growing team. We’re looking for someone with a mint portfolio that shows off their creative thinking - plus a minimum of three years’ design experience - who is organised, confident, and passionate about solving varied design briefs, as well as having the desire to push each brief to the next level. You will work closely with different departments in the business to deliver projects for clients professionally and to deadlines. The role requires creative flair, competence and a sharp eye, as well as the confidence to be able to talk through your ideas and rationale.

On a day-to-day basis, you will be:

  • Creating initial concepts for brand identities, social and print campaigns

  • Solving design problems and delivering engaging solutions

  • Estimating time duration / cost of jobs

  • Creating final artwork for a variety of purposes

  • Attending internal and client meetings 

  • Mentoring junior members of the team

Skills and experience required:

  • Minimum of three years’ design experience

  • Passionate about solving varied design briefs

  • Confidence to talk through ideas and rationale

  • Obsessive attention to detail

  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator)

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and as part of a wider team

Other professional ‘plus points’:

  • Enthusiasm to come up with engaging brand and campaign concepts

  • Confidence to passionately present ideas to clients

  • Knowledge sharing with colleagues

  • Ability to deliver solutions at a fast pace when required

  • Knowledge of After Effects and Figma is a bonus

  • Not afraid to challenge and be challenged


26 days’ holiday + bank holidays + your birthday off

Flexible working, ability to work from home up to 2-3 days per week

Healthcare cash plan

Pension scheme

Bonus scheme

Training budget available for each employee

Fun work events

Free parking

Free coffee, tea, fruit and snacks

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