Graphic Design Junior

Job Title: Graphic Design Junior

Location: Harpenden, Hertfordshire

Employment Type: Full-time

Experience: Minimum 1 year industry experience

Salary: £ commensurate with experience

About Us: Unleash your creativity! Oyster Studios is a dynamic and innovative marketing agency known for delivering creative and effective solutions to our national and international clients. We’re looking for an enthusiastic and talented Graphic Design Junior with a minimum 1 years’ experience to join our creative team.

Job specification

  • Work under the guidance of senior designers. Help the team with various design tasks, such as creating mock-ups, gathering design assets and making design revisions.
  • Contribute to the brainstorming and conceptualisation phase of design projects. This can involve generating ideas for visual concepts, headline text, layouts and design elements.
  • Developing design concepts and ideas. This can include creating visual materials such as logos, brochures, posters, web layouts, UI, animations, video clips, packaging and other marketing collateral using design software.
  • Image manipulation, retouching and editing to enhance or modify visuals for various projects. A good working knowledge of Photoshop is a must.
  • Works well with typography, selecting appropriate fonts and arranging text in a visually pleasing and effective manner.
  • Must be open to receiving feedback and making revisions based on input from clients, senior designers or team members.
  • Should stay up to date with design trends, emerging tools and best practices in the field. This can involve continuing education and self-improvement.
  • Be able to collaborate and communicate effectively with other team members, such as copywriters, marketers and web developers, to ensure that design projects meet overall goals and requirements.
  • Has a good understanding of branding and working with corporate brand guidelines.
  • Create and post social media content for clients and Oyster and assisting the senior content marketer when needed. Knowledge of Canva is a bonus.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and best practices in graphic design and social media content creation.
  • Assist in the production and editing of multimedia content, including video and animation.
  • Support the marketing team in creating engaging social media campaigns, content and strategies optimised for various platforms.
  • Provide support for other design-related tasks and projects as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related field.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in graphic design, preferably in an agency or marketing environment.
  • Strong portfolio showcasing proficiency in graphic design and social media content creation.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign). Experience with Canva, video editing or animation software is a plus.
  • Knowledge of design principles, typography, and colour theory.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • A keen eye for detail, a passion for creativity and enthusiasm for learning and growth.
  • Familiarity with social media platforms and their respective design requirements.
  • Strong interest in staying updated on industry trends and emerging technologies.

Interested applicants should initially send their CV including work examples and salary expectations to

Successful applicants will be invited for interview. No agencies.

See some examples of Oyster’s work here