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Houston, we have an opportunity… 

We’re seeking an experienced Middleweight Designer that can help to shoot us across the skies to success. We love to explore unknown territory, bounce off each other’s energy and create magnificent work that makes a gloriously big bang.

*** Update! Thank you for all the wonderful and talents applicants. We’ve found our latest addition to the ship’s crew. Up, Up and Away! ***

About Alive!

We’re a high calibre creative agency in need of a new design rocketeer to join the Starship Alive.…
Our established team of designers have mastered an impressive skill set from creative comms campaigns and exceptional employee engagement to inspiring ideas that lead to brilliant delivery. Our growing list of top-drawer clients includes the likes of eBay, Mercedes AMG Petronas, B&Q, NATS, PPL, Great Western Railway, KP Snacks, Cadent, DS Smith, Sainsbury’s and Avon.

Are you our Cosmic Crusader…?

You’ll be an experienced Middleweight Designer with a deep desire to create winning creative work that shoots for the moon. You’ll have 4+ years agency experience working on diverse projects. You’ll be expected to produce excellent conceptual, typographical, layouts for both print and digital projects.

Whether you’re from Venus or Mars, you’ll be a super smart talent with excellent communication skills and an ability to fly your rocket close to the danger-zone creatively and technically. You’ll sweat on the details and have honed your skills to be a captain of the Adobe suite, PowerPoint and ideally, After Effects, with a sharp understanding of emerging trends in digital marketing and communications.

The Opportunity

  • Leading creative agency seeks Middleweight Designer
  • Creative team working with blue chip and independently owned clients
  • Relaxed, fun and inspiring environment to enhance a motivated designer’s career
  • Willing to take the time to get under the skin of our clients and interpret briefs
  • You will have one or more supporting skills that will enhance our existing team; such as animation, After Effects or app design
  • Can think on your feet and is up for a challenge
  • A desire to learn, develop and grow to your full potential
  • Good communication skills internally and with clients

The Star

  •  Has a portfolio that is out of this world
  • Advanced skills in the full Adobe suite (especially InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator) plus a great understanding of PowerPoint
  • UX/UI experience – your added superpower – Experience of Adobe XD a bonus
  • A highly creative ideas generator with the skillset to see them through to delivery
  • Thorough understanding of design and artwork production for print
  • Previous experience in a broad range of design fields in both print and digital
  • Able to hit the ground running with vital velocity
  • Willing to take the time to get under the skin of our clients and interpret briefs
  • You will have one or more supporting skills that will enhance our existing team; such as animation, After Effects or app design
  • Can think on your feet and is up for a challenge
  • A desire to learn, develop and grow to your full potential
  • Good communication skills internally and with clients

The Alive DNA

  • Creativity on full throttle
  • Bursting with top ideas that make the mundane marvellous
  •  An eye for exceptional design
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Playfulness aplenty
  • Ability to fly a space rocket to Venus (only joking, or maybe not…)

5,4,3,2,1, blast off…!
If you think you’re the one for us, then fire your portfolio and CV over to hello@alivewithideas.comand let’s see if you can successfully land on planet Alive!

**Please understand only successful candidates will be contacted.**

“The guys at Alive understand the complexities of our business which means we don’t need to explain the detail of every project or design piece – they’re already on it, which keeps things moving and delivers the results we need.”

Emily Stoten — Head of Marketing, Selecta

“I feel like they own and care for the project as much as we do! I would not use anyone else for my creative work and think Alive is ahead of the game.”

Jo Hobbs — Communications Manager

“Thanks for all your help. We are delighted with the campaign, both in terms of the creativity and messaging but also the thought taken over the rollout of the materials. All looks absolutely fabulous!”

Sarah Crowdy — Campaign and Media Officer Communications, South East Water

“We went to ‘Alive’ for ideas on how to run a specific employee program in Europe. Alan and his team were brilliant in coming up with fresh, creative and practical approaches. The team took charge and executed brilliantly. We are pleased with the progress made so far and hope to have the same level of partnership and commitment going forward.”

Sobha — Tata Consultancy Services

“So glad that we chose Alive to create our new website. As well as taking the time to get the visual side of our requirement right, they worked with us to understand us, our business and our clients and reflect this across the site. We loved their flexible approach, which, coupled with the right level of challenge has replaced our old, clunky site with one we can be proud of. ”

Victoria Ford — Perago

“We got 'Alive' involved to help us shift mindsets across our organisation and they delivered! Using simple, clear and creative ideas the team have delivered us a campaign which has seen a dramatic increase in idea sharing and development. They’ve also played a significant role in creating a culture of shared success. I wouldn’t hesitate to work with again, in fact, we already are!”

Gavin Buckle — B&Q