Mid-Weight Graphic Designer

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About Tech Nation

Tech Nation is the growth platform for tech companies and leaders. We fuel the growth of game-changing founders, leaders and scaling companies so they can positively transform societies and economies, by providing them with the coaching, content and community they need for their journey in designing the future.

We bring together a network of purposeful founders, leaders and philanthropists, progressive enterprises and policymakers, influential funds and institutions so we can collaborate in building the technological innovation that will improve the future for the UK and beyond. 

We provide learning and content, insights and analysis, coaching and research. We’re laser focused on delivering powerful outcomes and impact, because collectively we want to create a world in which anyone with vision and drive can access the skills and support needed to scale and succeed as a game-changing leader. #WeAreTechNation. We fuel growth. 

Our company values:

  • Deliver impact that lasts
  • Collaborate to innovate
  • Inform to inspire
  • Be all in

A Day in the Life of the Mid Weight Graphic Designer might look something like this:

  • Work closely with the design lead to deliver exceptional quality work that is on brand and to the highest standard
  • Work closely with different departments: Work with the Marketing and Programme teams to fulfil design requirements across a wide range of digital, social & print campaigns
  • Support core areas of the business with inspiring and insightful powerpoint/google slides presentations
  • Manage the design process from start to finish: From initial requirements gathering to delivery of final artwork
  • Manage your time efficiently in order to hit company deadlines whilst working on multiple projects in a fast paced environment
  • Focus on brand consistency: Upholding brand consistency & design integrity, you’ll work closely with the the rest of the design team as ‘brand guardians’
  • Push Tech Nation forward as a brand: Bring fresh and innovative design ideas in keeping with the core brand guideline

As well as sharing our ambitions and values you will have:

  • Have a creative edge: Be able to think creatively, be detail oriented and believe in consistently whilst delivering high quality designs
  • Skilled in creating visual designs: Experience in creating compelling visual designs, with strong typographic skills
  • An strong interest in creating data visualisations
  • Excellent at time management: Work well under pressure and to tight deadlines, whilst maintaining accuracy
  • An independent worker: Be responsible, reliable and able to work independently 
  • Used to managing processes from scratch: manage the design process from start to finish
  • Enjoy creating relationships: Build solid, collaborative relationships and manage multiple stakeholders
    • Understand brand guidelines: An ability to follow, maintain and evolve brand guidelines
    • Passionate about the design industry: Have a passion for the design industry and awareness of emerging trends & techniques
  • Significant proven experience in graphic design or other communications design field
  • Experience conceptualising and executing a wide range of design projects
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • You’ll be highly proficient in design programmes including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Powerpoint/Keynote
  • Knowledge of Adobe After Effects, or a similar software, would be beneficial though not essential
  • Experience in creating data visualizations and infographics would be beneficial but not essential
  • Experience in creating engaging content for various social media platforms would be beneficial though not essential
  • Understanding and experience of print processes and techniques


What’s in it for you?

  • An opportunity to work with the fastest growing tech scaleups in the UK
  • 16 health benefits via Untangl e.g. Gym Discount, Dental Health Scans 
  • Perkbox - choose your own perks!
  • A shiny new macbook
  • A combined 9 % pension contribution
  • A flexible working environment, work from anywhere in the UK!!
  • Cycle to work scheme (up to £1,000)
  • Travel season ticket loan (up to £5,000)
  • A personal learning budget through Learnerbly 
  • Access to mental health tools such as Spill, bi-weekly online exercise classes as well as meditation.


Where to from here?

We welcome those with alternative identities, backgrounds, and experiences. Our team includes women, men, mothers, fathers, the self-taught, the university-educated, and people of a wide variety of nationalities, ages, and socio-economic backgrounds.

Obviously, we’re looking to ensure it’s a solid fit from both sides: we want you to step into a role you love, and we want to offer you a place you’re proud to come to every day. 

We know that diverse teams are strong teams, and welcome those with alternative identities, backgrounds, and experiences to apply to life at Tech Nation. We are committed to a fair and accessible recruitment process for all candidates. We would be happy to meet any accommodation requests during the application or interview process, please just let us know.

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#WeAreTechNation

We are a small, high performance team with high standards and big ambitions.

We strive for excellence in everything we do. Our aim is to be transformative and collaborative in our work. We focus on speed, scale, resourcefulness and optimism. We never ship junk and never start with ‘no’. We’re solutions oriented and always focus on the outcome and impact of any project or priority.

We’re a curious bunch, creative and a little quirky. We debate things passionately in team meetings and stand-ups. We sometimes disagree how the world should work, but we all agree on making a big difference through our work at Tech Nation. Which is why we love it here and never take it for granted.

Want a peek behind the curtain? Check out our blog on our culture here.

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