Blue Whale Media Ltd

Junior Graphic Designer Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)

Blue Whale Media Ltd (Employer)

The West Midlands Creative Alliance Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £8,754.20
35.0 hours per week Monday to Friday - 9.00am - 5.00pm
15 months (duration)
20 October 2022(start date)
Junior content producer (apprenticeship standard)
15 October 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We are looking for a graphic design apprentice who can integrate with our team, work to tight deadlines and represent the company in a professional manner. Blue Whale Media is looking for a creative thinker and problem solver with the ability to produce designs with exceptional attention to detail.

Responsibilities

What will the apprentice be doing?

We are looking for a graphic design apprentice who can integrate with our team, work to tight deadlines and represent the company in a professional manner. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to jump straight into an ever-growing industry and learn the aspects that help businesses worldwide generate revenue and showcase their work. Blue Whale Media is looking for a creative thinker and problem solver with the ability to produce designs with exceptional attention to detail.

You will be creating

  • Logos
  • Websites
  • Leaflets
  • Social Posts Graphics
  • Social Media Branding
  • Undertaking zoom calls with clients
  • Following a brief
  • Creating brief

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Junior Content Producer Level 3 Standard

Apprentices learn the skills they need on the job with the guidance of a development coach who is an expert from industry. You will finish your apprenticeship with a recognised qualification, valuable industry experience, money, and substantial opportunities for promotion.

Training is a blended learning delivery model: online learning, classroom sessions, work-based training, independent research, workplace projects, one-to-one support and training. Your training will include:

• Brand & Brand Awareness
• Content Planning & Pitching
• Content Development
• Principles of Graphic Design
• Image Editing & Manipulation
• Illustration & Vectors
• Video Capture & Editing
• Desktop Publishing
• Web Design & User Experience
• Coding
• SEO & Blog Writing
• Budgeting
• Content Distribution & social media
• Analytics & Feedback

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Blue Whale Media has a history of taking on apprentices and looks to create a strong channel of talent development through home grown individuals. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to jump straight into an ever-growing industry and learn the aspects that help businesses worldwide generate revenue and showcase their work.

Reality Check

There are pets in the office. We will be looking for someone with a passion for graphic design so an online portfolio is a must (doesn't have to be professional, just to show that you love design) - you will need to be able to use a design software preferable photoshop or illustrator.

Skills Required

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Creative

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Essential
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