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Creative Designer


  • £35k – £45k pro rota
  • Hybrid working
  • FTC options 3 – 6 months
  • Flexible 3 – 5 days per week
  • Coastal Leigh-on-Sea, Essex

Are you tired of the traditional, seeking a space where your creative strengths can thrive? Look no further! Swan Creative is in search of an innovative Creative Designer to join our fresh and dynamic team here on the Essex coast.

If you’re eager to immerse yourself in a creative environment, where each project is a canvas for innovation, and where your contributions are pivotal to success, then keep reading!

About the Role

As a Creative Designer at Swan Creative, you’ll be working on a diverse project portfolio. We’re looking for a self-motivator who is full of ideas, passionate about branding and has in-depth skills and pace in artwork and production. 

You will be working on everything creative, from branding and concepts, to digital and print, across a mix of global and UK brands.

  • Branding concepts
  • Logo designs and brand identities
  • Creative art working for production; including press, print, POS and large format
  • Website design with consideration of UX and UI
  • Digital design for online platforms; including social media, email campaigns and adverts.
  • Working with other designers, digital marketers, external development, and content support to deliver projects that exceed client expectations.
  • Interpreting briefs and presenting direct to clients  
  • Collaborating and upskilling with the wider team

About you

This is a mid-level role so the ideal candidate will have approximately 3-5 years of previous experience with, and feel comfortable, formulating creative concepts and projects.  

  • At least 3 years’ working in a creative design agency
  • Strong conceptual thinking, brand development skills, with the ability to produce both
  • A master in typography, colour space, and layout skills
  • Fluent in creative art working with application of brand consistency
  • Experienced in production and producing print-ready files
  • Expert in the core creative cloud suite applications
    • Illustrator
    • InDesign
    • Photoshop
  • Advantageous but not essential:  XD and After Effects

About Swan Creative

At Swan Creative, we’ve built a haven for creative minds – a place where innovation meets fun, and we encourage every idea. We specialise in creative branding, web development, and dynamic digital marketing. Our clients, ranging from international powerhouses to local gems, trust us for our reliability, personal touch, seamless extension of their in-house teams and the ability to turn their visions into reality.

What sets us apart?

  • Diverse and Exciting Projects: No mundane projects here! From crafting the identity of a start-up to spearheading international marketing initiatives, every project is a canvas for your creativity.
  • Team Spirit: We’re not just a workplace; we’re a close-knit team. From regular socials to celebrating each other’s successes, we thrive on collaboration and support.
  • Growth Opportunities: We believe in nurturing talent. Your professional and personal growth is as important to us as it is to you. We recognise and celebrate your achievements along the way.
  • Work-Life Balance: A healthy work-life balance is key to unleashing your best creativity. We embrace flexibility, ensuring you have the space to be your best self.


If you’re passionate about design, if you thrive in a collaborative environment, and if you’re ready to join a team that’s rewriting the rules of creativity, we want to hear from you! Please note, we’re only considering individual applications at this time – no agencies, please.

To apply, submit your CV and a cover letter telling us why you’re the perfect fit for Swan Creative to [email protected]. Early applications may receive priority consideration.

The Hiring Process

At Swan Creative, we believe in a hiring process that not only discovers the best talent but also showcases the unique strengths of each candidate. Here’s how we navigate the journey of finding the perfect Creative Designer:

  1. Initial Review – Unveil Your Creative Savvy: We start by delving into your CV and cover letter, looking beyond qualifications to discover your strategic mindset, creativity, and ability to innovate.
  2. First Virtual Interview – Let’s get to know you: Shortlisted candidates progress to the interview stage, where we engage in a conversation about your experiences, visions, and how your creative talents align with Swan Creative’s objectives.
  3. Second Face-to-Face Interview – Display with Creative Vision: The standout candidates progress to a second face-to-face interview. They will have to present a creative project, allowing us to witness your creative acumen first-hand.
  4. Final Encore – A Chat with our CEO: The final stage will be an informal chat with our CEO.

Our aim is clear – to welcome a Creative Designer whose vision seamlessly aligns with Swan Creative’s ethos. Ready to embark on this journey? Submit your application and let your strategic brilliance shine!

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