Graphic Design Placement Student

As a future graphic designer, you’ll love being part of the team at Decora. We’re all about collaboration and teamwork, working together to create products that are changing the design in homes everywhere – from the UK to the EU and beyond. We’re the leaders in the blinds market and always push the boundaries of design. During your placement, you will have the opportunity to elevate your skills and have a hand in shaping the future of window fashions.

You’ll hit the ground running at our company by being a key player within an exceptional team, creating unforgettable marketing materials for our one-of-a-kind product line-up. From brand assets to magazine layouts, UI design to great video content, you’ll have the chance to show off your skills and make a real impact. This is the opportunity to showcase your talent in design and help shape the look and feel of our brands.

Main duties and responsibilities

Role responsibilities:

As a Graphic Design Placement Student, you will contribute to the team in many ways including:

  • Designing layouts for our magazine that sets the bar in our industry
  • Making sure our brands pop by upholding our unique identity in all your designs
  • Getting involved with brand assets across print, digital, and video platforms
  • Mastering the art of Photoshop for image manipulation and colour magic
  • Capturing stunning product shots for marketing purposes
  • Bringing products to life with illustrations that get people talking
  • Taking your designs from the screen to print by preparing files and working with printers directly
  • Keeping our brand portfolio guidelines front and centre in all your work
  • Working solo or as part of a team, depending on the project
  • Taking on any other tasks that come your way from management.

Overall, you’ll have the chance to put your design skills to the test and make a real impact on our brand and marketing efforts.

This job description is neither exhaustive nor exclusive and may be reviewed in the future depending upon operational requirements and staffing levels.

Essential requirements
  • Currently studying a design-based degree
  • Impressively designed portfolio
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is a top priority
  • Skilled in Photoshop and digital image manipulation
  • Knowledgeable about the latest design and interior trends
  • Confident and assertive
  • Professional attitude and demeanour
  • Good timekeeping and attendance record
  • Holds a full clean driving licence and has access to own vehicle or transport into the office
Desirable requirements
  • Exceptional creativity and innovation demonstrated in portfolio
What we offer
  • Enhanced annual leave 
  • Attendance rewards- quarterly £50
  • Paid medical appointment allowance
  • Health Shield benefit upon 6 months service
  • Discount on company products- up to 50%
  • Vitality leisure corporate discount
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Employee recognition schemes
  • On-site parking
To apply

Please forward your CV and covering letter, which demonstrate how the above criteria are met, through the ‘Apply Now’ button below.

Closing date: Tuesday, 5th March 2024

*Applicants should be able to provide proof that they have a right to work in the UK.

Link to this job
Lisburn, Co. Antrim
Employment Type
Fixed term - 1 year placement
Minimum Experience
Current university student studying a design based role