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Graphic Design Assistant

Putney, London


Our Graphic Design Assistant will work within the busy Marketing team at Emma Bridgewater to deliver all Marketing materials, bringing our brand and products to life on our website and in our catalogues and shops.
This role is based in our London office and reports into our Senior Graphic Designer who is the commercial design lead within the business. This role would suit someone with two years in house or agency experience, looking to gain experience across both print and digital through providing strong and relevant creative solutions.

Responsibilities to include:

Our Junior Graphic Designer will support the Senior Graphic Designer with all aspects of commercial design work at Emma Bridgewater, in particular:
• Print design: retail and wholesale catalogue design, leaflets, inserts and postcards
• Web design: assets for homepages, emails, ads, social media
• Window vinyls and Point of Sale materials for our shops and events
• Develop internal communications tools as required including newsletters, presentations, and guidelines
• Maintain relationships with all print suppliers and mailing houses

Key interfaces

• This role reports to the Senior Graphic Designer
• Work closely with Marketing, Retail, Shops, Website and Merchandising teams
• Emma Bridgewater Design Teams
• All print suppliers & mailing house

Personal profile

• A design graduate with at least 2 years creative design experience gained in a similar or relevant role
• The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of layout, typography, visual hierarchy and colour and a good working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite.
• Able to work effectively to a brief and deliver creative concepts and solutions
• Confident and calm under pressure of deadlines, and able to prioritise work effectively
• Excellent organisation and time management skills
• Excellent communication skills and perfect attention to detail
• A passion for design, interiors and an understanding of Emma Bridgewater products and our customer

Vacancy Type

Permanent Contract

To Apply

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and current salary to:

Sarah Ratchford, HR Administrator

Full Job Description available on request.

No agencies please.

Closing Date for Applications


Apprenticeships & Work Experience


As part of our commitment to retaining skills and developing careers in the Ceramics Industry, we are happy to consider applications for Apprenticeships. These could be for roles in our Office, Shops, Design Studios, Warehouse or in Ceramics Manufacture. As well as receiving on the job training working closely with an experienced Mentor, we would support the achievement of a relevant and recognised qualification.

Work Experience

We are committed to developing links with schools, colleges and universities, and we are happy to accept invitations from students looking to undertake unpaid work experience placements. These placements may involve time spent in our Offices, Shops, Warehouse or Factory, normally over a 3 day period.

If you are interested in either please apply, in writing, to stating your areas of interest and dates available.

We are very pleased that you have chosen to apply for a job within Emma Bridgewater Ltd and we thank you for your interest in our Company. In the event that we would like to invite you for an interview we will contact you further by phone or email. However due to the high number of applications we receive it will not be possible to reply personally to all applicants. If you have not received a response 4 weeks after the closing date for a role, or 4 weeks from a speculative application, please assume you have not been successful. We are not able to keep any CV’s/applications on file for future consideration.

Many Thanks

HR Department

Emma Bridgewater Gender Pay Gap reporting

Gender Pay Gap legislation requires an employer with 250 employees or more to publish their gender pay gap for their employees. This information is based on hourly rates of pay on the snapshot date of 5th April 2017.
On the reporting date we had 224 women and 93 men on the payroll at Emma Bridgewater.

Women’s hourly rate is;

9.6% lower (mean)
10.1% lower (median)

Proportion of men and women in each quarter of our payroll

Top quartile 41% men 59% women
Upper Middle quartile 37% men 63% women
Lower middle quartile 17% men 83% women
Lower quartile 25% men 75% women

Women’s bonus pay is;

42.3% lower (mean)
47.2% lower (median)

Who received a bonus;

Men 8.6%

We can confirm that our data has been calculated according to the requirements of the Equality Act 2010.

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