Junior Designer – Oriel Square

Junior Designer – Oriel Square


£26,000 p.a.

Date Ending

November 7, 2022


Salary: £26,000 p.a.

Role: Full time, 28 hours/ 4 days


The role

The Junior Designer will support the smooth running of a wide range of design projects for our publishing output as well as our marketing team with their social media content and assets.


Reporting to, and in collaboration with, the Design Manager, they will take on a wide variety of design tasks contributing to projects from across the company’s publishing output. These tasks may include, but are not limited to, cover and page design, typesetting, and sample creation

where a project may be partially fulfilled in-house. The role includes ensuring that design work is carried out on schedule and to excellent quality in content and presentation.


The Junior Designer will also work closely with the marketing team to create visual assets and

materials for Oriel Square’s social media content.


Your responsibilities

  • Undertake design tasks across a range of ongoing projects
  • Assist the Design Manager with design and project management tasks
  • Create and issue briefs to freelancers or agencies
  • Manage tasks on smaller projects
  • Manage, maintain and add contacts for relevant freelancers
  • Contribute to the production of visual assets for social media.


Your skills

  • Design background with demonstrable experience
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite, with focus on InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Strong understanding of differences and considerations for digital and print products
  • A desire to work in a flexible way, taking on varied tasks across a number of projects as well as ad hoc jobs to support our editorial team with their day-to-day management of projects.


Conditions and pay

Oriel Square believes in productive hours, not long hours. This informs our 28 hour full-time policy. Our working week is shorter than that of many employers, but we get at least as much done without sacrificing quality. We believe there are huge benefits both at work and at home from keeping to regular, focused working hours.

  • Full time (28 hours/4 days)
  • £26K p.a.
  • 20 days’ holiday (equivalent to 5 weeks) + public holiday
  • Workplace pension


About Oriel Square

Oriel Square delivers high-quality publishing services to the schools and ELT publishing sector, alongside strategy and research services. From large prestigious courses to bespoke work for small institutions, we bring resource, skill and creativity wherever it’s needed in educational content development. We’re located in central Oxford, and have well-established links with the major global educational publishers, here in Oxford and elsewhere. Our company is growing and you should expect this role to develop as we do.


Please apply here