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Graphic Design Industrial Placement

Location: UK - Hatfield | Job-ID: 33761 | Contract type: Fixed Term Contract | Business Unit: Others


Job Introduction

Based in our Head Office, Hatfield, you will be working within the Account Based Marketing, Creative and Media team, which also has team members in Germany and France. As such, you may be required to travel to one of our European offices, as well as our other UK offices including London and Reading or to an off-site or agency office. The team is responsible for maintaining the brand consistency across all printed material and online presence. We work with many various areas of the wider Computacenter business as well as external design agencies and suppliers to create engaging, on-brand content and materials.

As a Junior Designer you will support the other designers to create and develop a range of branded materials. You will work up conceptual solutions to design briefs, bringing them to life with your strong creative skills. As a Junior you will also benefit from being trained on the job, mentored by senior team members whilst contributing from the get go.

Main Responsibilities



You should be able to demonstrate a number of different skills as a designer, such as:
• Be a versatile and adaptable designer, fluent in the Adobe creative suite (InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator).
• Be creative, enthusiastic, hard-working and reliable
• Have a diverse portfolio showcasing your software skills, creative thought processes and ideas from university or self-initiated projects
• Be willing to collaborate and learn from people around you
• Have good verbal and written communication skills, with some knowledge of Web design and social media
• Be proficient in Microsoft Office programmes including PowerPoint, Word and Excel


• Attend briefing meetings, arrange and manage creative projects adhering to the brand guidelines
• Prepare presentations for bid support, following branding guidelines
• Produce and create outstanding design work based on storyboards/illustrations provided
• Create graphics and design layouts for print ads, flyers, email newsletters
• Collaborate with the marketing department and support campaigns with design solutions and brand collateral
• Photography of staff, primarily for internal communications
• Providing corporate intranet updates, assisting intranet authors across the business
• Sourcing images for campaigns/design projects


We’re seeking individuals who are studying at undergraduate level in a degree with content relating to Graphic Design, Digital Marketing or a similar subject and are in the penultimate year of their degree.

Experience in Film Production and Animation, Social Media Marketing, Web Analytics, CRM Software, or Video Editing would be an advantage.


Current information for our applicants

Business as usual? Not quite. Of course, the Corona crisis also presents us with major challenges.


However, we are broadly positioned across various industries, plan for the long term and have always been flexible in our approach to our customers, especially in times of crisis. Our core business is digitisation. We believe that this topic will continue to grow in importance for many companies in both public and private sectors.


That's why there are still areas of our business with clear hiring requirements – and we would like to bring talent like you on board! By the way, we have completely virtualised our application process and our recruiters remain available to you should you have any questions.


We are still looking forward to getting to know you!


About us

Computacenter is a leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services, with about 16,000 employees worldwide and a global revenue of £5.05 billion (2019). We work at the heart of digitisation, advising organisations on IT strategy, implementing the most appropriate technology and managing our customers’ infrastructures.


We offer a friendly, open working environment without too much fuss about hierarchy. We are looking for professionals with diverse competencies, personalities and strengths who want to live our shared value of teamwork and performance.


Interested in joining a company with a strong sense of community?


We’re growing. We’re hiring. We encourage. We empower. We support.

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