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We're hiring: Senior Designer

Only is an award-winning branding agency based in Manchester, UK. We are passionate about creating brands that challenge convention and have a transformative impact. Only is about people, simplicity and common sense. By focusing on clear, strategic concepts for design we create brands that stand out and connect with people.

We are looking for a Senior Designer to lead projects, develop brands, foster client relationships, and mentor junior designers. You’ll work closely with the whole creative team on projects spanning brand creation, print production, interface design, wayfinding, and environmental design. You’ll lead the creation and execution of new brands, working collaboratively to develop ideas and creative storytelling. 

We're open to applicants from all walks of life and with different levels of experience. Most important is an appetite to work collaboratively as part of a small team to produce world-class creative work.

— £30-50K pro rata DOE
— Full-time or 4 days p/w
— Mix of studio and home working

Our culture

We are a small team of talented, passionate people. The studio is lively with discussion and debate. Everyone should feel like their voice is valued and heard.

We have a reputation for producing world class creative work. Aside from your day-to-day role, it is our collective responsibility to ensure this reputation is maintained.

We only ever work with clients who we believe will make a positive impact in the world. We respect our clients and work hard to deliver inspiring and impactful creative for them.

We are constantly looking to learn, individually and collectively. We actively encourage staff to develop new skills, ensuring they have the time and resources available to help them to develop.

We make time for each other and help one another to understand why things are done in a certain way. Directors have monthly catch-ups with all members of the team.

At the end of each month, before payday, we take everyone out for dinner. We socialise because we enjoy it. Of course, sometimes there will be people who can’t make it - that’s fine, and we always understand why.

Our annual summer parties are held at festivals around the country, and we ask friends and loved ones to join us. The studio is closed over Christmas and New Year, but these days don’t count towards your holiday allowance.

Questions and CVs to work(at)onlystudio.co.uk. Please use the subject title 'Senior Designer' and keep any files under 10MB. Deadline for submissions is Monday 20 September.