Job Description – Junior Web Designer

Here’s Source’s job description for a Junior Web Designer role. As a recruitment agency, we are all about helping people find their perfect job. We do this by matching your skills, experience and passion for creativity with the needs of potential clients.  If you are interested in finding a Junior Web Designer job in London or want to hire one for your team, please contact our design recruitment team.

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What is the role of a Junior Web Designer?

As a junior designer you will be able to effectively translate ideas into design executions, ensuring a consistently high level of design quality.

You should be able to demonstrate a good level of skill, understanding and knowledge across the industry standard range of design and digital applications. You’ll be expected to lend support where needed to the wider design and creative departments.

Skills and experience necessary for this role:

  • 1-2+ years experience working in an integrated advertising, DM or pure play digital agency
  • Excellent software skills in the industry including mainstream applications (Photoshop/Illustrator/Flash etc.)
  • BA Hons degree or equivalent in Art & Design, Advertising and/or Communications
  • Solid design and digital understanding
  • A good eye for detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Brand aware
  • Organised and able to deliver to a deadline

Required work experience:

0-2 years of relevant work experience


£18,000 – £25,000

Types of company/agency common for this role:

A large number of agencies will be interested in junior members and most of our clients will have juniors on board. In addition agencies such as Dare, Iris and Mediacom also have junior academies where they will look to recruit good graduate level people to join them.

How many people is a Junior Web Designer likely to manage?


Jobs that could lead to this role:

Junior Designer Work placements

Jobs that lead from this role:

Mid-Weight Designer

Training / Reading that will help you get this role:

Trainee Placements at agencies or client side.


If you are interested in finding a Junior Web Designer job in London or if you want to hire one for your team, please contact our design recruitment team