Kirklees College

Graphic Designer

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
£13,526.15 – 14,320.34 per annum
21 Sep 2022
30 Sep 2022
Job Function
IT / e-learning
Contract Type
Part Time

Are you already working in education and looking for a new challenge? Or employed in industry and looking to work more closely with your community?

Whether in a teaching & learning role or in one of our specialised Business Support functions, you’ll be involved in nurturing and developing the next generation of construction workers, engineers, health workers and countless others.

We’re already a successful college, but we’re continually striving to be better and do better - be part of our story!

In the role of Graphic Designer, you’ll predominantly be based at Huddersfield Centre and your focus will be on producing high quality and accurate graphic design on time and within budget in line with the college’s brand guidelines.

Your key responsibilities will be producing graphic materials for the promotion of all aspects of the work of the college. You will work as part of our in-house team to produce publicity materials from design concept to print, including logos, course guides, social media images and merchandise.

Ideally, you’ll have a degree or higher-level qualification in a subject relevant to graphic design (or be able to prove equivalent ability) and demonstrable experience in a graphic design role. It’s important that you’re able to use Creative Suite software, communicate with teams across college, ensure the brand guidelines are adhered to and demonstrate our College values of Kindness, Unity and Excellence in your role.

As part of your Supporting Statement please provide either a link to an online portfolio/website or within the statement 5 pieces of your previous Graphic Design work.

Due to the nature of our work, it’s essential you’re committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults

We believe learning is not just for our students: it’s an important part of working here too.  Staff development opportunities include a mentoring scheme, financial contributions for external qualifications and skills development for current and aspiring managers. You’ll also have access to a range of staff benefits including an employee assistance programme, retail and leisure discounts and reduced Metro travel.

We want people who believe in the value of education, and who can contribute to our culture of supporting and challenging one another.

Hours/weeks: 22.5 hours, 52 weeks

Closing Date: Monday 10 October 2022, 12 midday

Proposed Interview Date: Thursday 20 October 2022

If you have any queries about the role or the application process please contact Please check your emails regularly during the recruitment process as this is how you will be contacted once you have applied.

As an employer we are committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of an individuals’ sex, age, religion, race, marital status, disability status, sexual orientation, maternity or care leaver status. We are committed to exploring opportunities for flexible working and ensuring the work-life balance and wellbeing of our workforce.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.

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