Senior Designer

£33,145 - £39,110 per annum, 35 hours per week, permanent, London

Would you like to help create a world without barriers for deaf children and young people?

  • Application Oct 17
  • Senior Designer JD February 2018
  • Senior Designer T&C February 2018


5 March 2018

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Job description

The National Deaf Children’s Society is the leading charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people.

Passionate about graphic design? Do you have the design expertise to create impact for a national charity?  

The National Deaf Charity’s Society is looking to recruit a Senior Designer to lead on the delivery of our designed marketing, information and fundraising materials, building our profile with impact. You’ll be adept with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator, as well as have a keen eye for detail. You’ll be joining at an exciting time following the introduction of a refreshed brand, with a new website launching soon and plans for digital transformation.

Guiding colleagues in digital, marketing, fundraising and editorial roles, the Senior Designer will lead on impactful visual communications for deaf young people, as well as a large range of other audiences. We’re looking for someone who is great at building relationships and has significant experience of designing for print as well as digital channels.

This is a great opportunity to put your design and creative skills to work and help deliver our vision of a world without barriers for every deaf child.

Please note that you will need Adobe Reader 7 or above to complete the application form. This can be downloaded for free if you do not already have it. If you are using an Apple Mac please open and complete the application form using Adobe Acrobat Reader and not the Apple Mac Preview Option.

Along with completing the application form, please also submit three samples of your work on three separate white A3 landscape pages in one combined PDF (no larger than 6Mb). Do not include an extra cover page. Each A3 page should also contain brief details (no more than 100 words) about the project, including its format, who it was for, your contribution and the outcome.

Please do not include your name, initials or any identifying contact details (e.g. URLs, email addresses or phone numbers) on the artwork itself.The PDF file should be saved with your full name in this format: NDCS-SD-FirstName-Surname.pdf. Simply email the PDF along with your completed application form to

The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 5 March 2018

We expect interviews to be held in London on Wednesday 14 March 2018

If a disability or long term condition makes it difficult for you to complete our application form, please contact us to discuss alternative formats.

We strive to provide an accessible recruitment process. If you require reasonable adjustments to submit your application please contact us. If you need adjustments for your interview please tell us in the equal opportunities section of the application form. We will contact you if you are short listed. Additional information about the support we can offer is on our jobs page.

The National Deaf Children’s Society is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share that commitment. We are also committed to promoting work-life balance amongst our staff.