Jobs

We’re a brand, design and digital agency that believes design should do more than look great and grab attention. It should change minds, inspire action, and impact society for the better.

We specialise in working with healthcare, education, charity and cultural clients.

Full Stack Developer (Midweight)

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Design Culture is looking for an experienced Full Stack developer to join our team and play a pivotal role within our growing business. more

You will be a key member of our digital team delivering projects for a wide range of clients within our specialist sectors.

You will be passionate about digital development and confident coding pixel perfect interfaces from sketch files and integrating these with WordPress following best practice and optimising server load. Transforming great ideas into exceptional digital experiences.

3 years experience. Portfolio of real world projects.

Skills required

  • Ability to be client facing when required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work within a team of developers and designers
  • Ability to work on consultative basis with clients
  • Great attention to detail
  • Solid understanding of responsive front end development
  • Experience developing cross-browser compatible solutions
  • HTML5 – Semantic Markup (BEM)
  • SASS – CSS3, CSS – Animations and transitions
  • Javascript – Vanilla JS, OOP JS, jQuery, Npm
  • Understanding of Restful API design
  • Experience with task runners such as Gulp or Grunt
  • Experience with version control tools, such as Git
  • Experience with PHP, SQL, WordPress, WordPress templates
  • Understanding of performance tools and page speed metrics
  • Experience coding email templates

Skills preferred

  • Relevant degree or qualification
  • UI/UX Skills
  • Web typography
  • Experience using Timber/Twig

Software

  • Sketch
  • Adobe CS
  • Sublime Text, Atom, Vim or equivalent
  • Terminal (ssh, npm, etc.)

To apply

Please send us your CV and a covering letter telling us why you think you’d be perfect for the role. Please state your salary expectations.

Salary

Dependent on experience.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

Brand Strategist

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Design Culture is looking for an experienced Brand Strategist to join our team and play a pivotal role within our growing business.  more

You will be a key member of our team delivering projects to a wide range of clients within our specialist sectors – Education, Healthcare, Charity & Culture. Reporting to the two company Directors.

Tasks

  • Conduct market research, including interviews and running focus groups, analysing competitors and market trends, and developing customer personas
  • Develop brand strategies, including the positioning, value proposition, brand idea and personality
  • Develop communication strategies, including determining which messages and channels to reach the audience with, and developing content and marketing calendars in line with this
  • Develop digital strategies that utilise SEO, content and social media to create inbound leads and improve engagement
  • Write compelling messaging that supports the brand and communication strategies, that can be developed into copy
  • Run client workshops to gather insight, get feedback on and input into projects, and bring the organisation on board with a proposed approach
  • Respond to tenders, including identifying the organisations needs, and developing a plan for how to best meet them
  • Lead the strategic delivery of the agency’s larger brand, campaign and digital projects, ensuring that delivery is on time, within budget, and in line with the agreed strategy

Required skills

  • A strong understanding of strategic marketing principles
  • Experience in conducting and interpreting market research
  • Experience in planning, leading, and managing strategic brand and communication projects
  • Clear and compelling written communication
  • Confident and engaging verbal presentation

Preferred skills

  • An understanding of digital and SEO strategy
  • Creative copywriting skills
  • A degree in Marketing, or another relevant field

To apply

Please send us your CV and a covering letter telling us why you think you’d be perfect for the role. Please state your salary expectations.

Salary

Dependent on experience.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

New Business Developer

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Design Culture is looking for a New Business Developer to join us and play a pivotal role in our growing business. more

We’re an established brand and digital agency looking for a talented, intelligent business developer with a background in the industry and proven track record. 

This will be an end to end role, from creating a strategic business development plan, developing our credentials, contacting potential businesses and generating meetings to networking, writing compelling campaigns, tender responses and getting the agency onto pitch lists. 

You will be instrumental in shaping our future client base – [specifically] growing and developing the number of high value clients in our specialist sectors of healthcare, education, culture and charity/social.  

We’re looking for someone who has a brilliant way with words both verbally and written, who can talk knowledgeably and with passion about brand and digital projects to open up potential opportunities; and develop compelling content for credentials, messaging, campaigns and responses to engage our target audiences.

Ideally you’ll have a wealth of contacts and previous experience of bringing in business in for a branding, design and digital agency.

Business Development Manager

Your key Responsibilities

You will be quick to understand us as an agency and get to grips with our client work to be able to talk knowledgeably and use that information effectively to win new business opportunities. 

Key activities

  • To develop and drive through a strategic annual sales plan that will achieve our new business revenue targets – for both existing and new clients
  • To acquire, qualify and manage new business contact data in our database; and to develop a contact strategy that will secure face-to-face meetings and tender opportunities.
  • To develop a content strategy to support new business activities and generate content, messaging and positioning language to maximise response rates
  • To develop the pitches and presentations to our clients to evidence our work and generate new business opportunities. And work with the creative teams to ensure that any required new business collateral is produced to present our services and case studies in the best light
  • To manage the credentials process and give the initial credentials meetings along with one of the Directors
  • To work with the Directors and the team to formulate and present inspiring and commercially focused responses to tenders
  • To engage and communicate with the team on the new business activities so they are fully engaged and supportive of the activities required

Reporting relationships

Reporting to the Managing Director and Creative Director

Your qualifications, experience and skills

  • Degree level qualification of 2:1 or above, ideally in business or marketing
  • At least 5 years agency experience of directing and delivering sales for a creative business – ideally in brand, digital and creative communications
  • Digital sales and marketing experience including prospecting, delivering sales campaigns, and nurturing prospect relationships
  • Knowledge and understanding of the sectors we work in; and ability to talk convincingly about branding and digital 
  • Experience of using a CRM to manage the sales pipeline

Your personal qualities

  • Highly motivated person, driven to succeed
  • Strong interpersonal skills necessary to build trust and respect both externally and internally
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organisational and planning skills
  • Good eye for detail, ambitious for work quality and a commitment to excellence

To apply

Please send us your CV and a covering letter telling us why you think you’d be perfect for the role. Please state your salary expectations.

Salary

Dependent on experience.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE.