Lancaster University

Lancaster University

Grade 4 Graphic Designer

United Kingdom

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Grade 4 Graphic Designer

Facilities - Business Support Salary: £22,681 to £24,533 Closing Date: Sunday 03 December 2023 Interview Date: Friday 15 December 2023 Reference: 1319-23

This role is full time, working 36.5 hours per week campus based.

Lancaster University is among the best in the UK. We're top ten in The Good University Guide 2024 and consistently placed in the top 15 in the major UK league tables. We also rank highly in international league tables such as the QS World Rankings.

Join our team.

Creative Studio sits within our award-winning facilities division and is part of our Business Support team. We are looking to appoint a talented and dynamic Graphic Designer to support our existing design team.

What you will need

You will be an experienced Graphic Designer with the ability to support the team in its delivery of high quality, customer focused design solutions. Your drive and enthusiasm will be key in helping us to support the Universities digital first strategy and a broad range of highly effective communication materials including Facilities, Commercial Services and the wider University community.

We need a highly creative person who understands the importance of design for digital as well as print and has the vision to develop strong ideas that work well across the full range of media.

You will be conversant and competent with Adobe Creative Cloud software, specifically InDesign , furthermore you will and have demonstrable experience of working within brand guidelines.

You will be joining a fantastic group of talented, hard-working people, and playing a crucial part in our continued success.


This role offers the post-holder the opportunity to join the University Superannuation Scheme (USS) via salary sacrifice. All staff are eligible to participate in the University's sector leading flexible benefits scheme including salary sacrifice childcare vouchers, bicycle to work scheme, travel season tickets, dental insurance, healthcare cash plan, sports centre membership, vocational training courses.

For more information about the role please see the job description and person specification. For an informal chat about the role please contact Steve Thomas 01524 592070

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

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  • Person Specification
  • Please note: Unless specified otherwise in the advert wording, all

    advertised roles are UK based.

    The University provides an environment that strongly supports the

    individual needs of each employee, whilst promoting the importance of wellbeing for all our colleagues. We have a range of support networks available for our employees, and more information on these can be found on the ‘Working at Lancaster' information page.

    We are committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies on an

    individual basis. The University recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address all inequality in higher education.

    We warmly welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless

    of their age, religion, gender identity or expression, race, disability or sexual orientation, and are committed to promoting diversity, and equality of opportunity.

    Job details


    Grade 4 Graphic Designer


    Lancaster University


    United Kingdom


    November 20, 2023

    Application deadline

    December 03, 2023

    Job type



    Arts and Culture,Computer Science,Business and Economics

    About the employer

    Established in 1964 by the Royal Charter, Lancaster University is amongst the leading research-intensive universities in the UK. It is among the only 6 collegiate universities in the country and has collaborations with NHS, GCHQ, LEP, CEH, EA, Sunway University, and UFLA, Brazil. Initially, the university was based at St. Leonard's Gate. The campus was moved to Bailrigg in South Lancaster in 1968. The university formerly had four colleges namely Cartmel, County, Lonsdale, and Bowland. Grizedale, Fylde, Furness, Pendle, and Graduate colleges were set up after 1990. Currently, it has 9 colleges that offer a total of 18 research programs.

    The Lancaster University campus occupies a beautiful 560-acre parkland site at Bailrigg, just three miles from Lancaster city center. The Bailrigg campus is home to Lancaster Arts, bringing together our own theatre, art gallery, and concert series. The Nuffield Theatre is one of the largest professional studio theatres in Europe. It hosts public performances of theatre, contemporary dance and live art from some of the best-known and respected companies from the UK and abroad. Each of the 9 colleges has its private residence blocks, administration staff, halls, bars, and Wi-Fi enabled common areas. There are two banks, a bakery, an ice-cream parlor, general stores and supermarkets, a beauty salon, and a post office on the university campus. Lancaster also has Chaplaincy Centre which houses prayer rooms with facilities for different faiths such as Christian, Buddhist, Hindu, Jewish, Islam, and Baha'i. Lancaster University provides university bus services making it convenient for the students and employees to commute. Further, the M6 motorway is only a five minutes' drive from the campus. It takes 10 minutes to drive to the West Coast Main Line that connects the city to London, Scotland, and Manchester.

    The academic structure of the university consists of undergraduate degree programs, postgraduate courses, research, and doctoral level programs. The acclaimed staff of the university guides the students into international level research centered on humanities, business subjects, natural sciences, modern languages, social sciences, and technology. Presently, the university has over 13,000 full-time students enrolled for first and higher degrees. There are 3,027 employees on the university campus including 1,323 faculty members.

    Lancaster University has over 148,000 alumni in more than 180 countries. The university has a notable list of alumni who have gained recognition in their respective disciplines. Emily Fleeshman is a Hollywood actress, famous for her role of Nikki in popular TV show Still Open All Hours. Also, she is the founder of an acting school named ‘The Actors' Lab’ based in Salford. Satnam Rana is a news presenter on BBC. Some other noble laureates of the university are Roger Ashton-Griffiths (actor), Andrew Brooke Miller (Novelist), Catherine Jane Smith (a member of British Labour Party), Lucy Jane Briers (actor), Andy Serkis (actor and director), Bruce Sewell (former counsel of Apple).

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