We’re hiring: Graphic Design Intern

by Creative Homes

Creative Homes, an experiential home visiting service that aims to improve the health and wellbeing of families with young children through creative play, is looking to recruit a Design Intern. We currently operate in Southwark, Lambeth and Lewisham and are funded by Guys and St Thomas Charity as part of the Knee High Challenge, managed by Design Council. This is a chance to be a part of something new, innovative and proactive in improving family life.

You will be a key member of the design team that creates ground breaking solutions that improve daily life for more and more families every day.

The role is flexible in terms of hours and location, and Creative Homes is offering £7,500 (pro rata, 2.5 days per week).

More about Creative Homes
The home is one of the primary influences on a child’s development in their early years and for many families the home environment can be overcrowded and stressful. Prolonged stress not only effects day to day wellbeing but can have a lasting impact on a child’s emotional and physical development. Our simple playful solutions are designed to give families a helping hand towards building lasting, positive routines, whether it’s the Creative Chef helping families with fussy eating or the Clutter Inspector helping families with limited space to manage their day together in a positive way.

Our main partners are housing and health organisations. We work directly on housing estates targeting ‘hard to reach’ families and offer an inclusive service from door knocking through to direct support in the home to supporting families to access future support and services. For more information about please visit our website: creativehomes.tdlp.co.uk. To find out more about our wider work, please visit the Tea Dance for Little People (TDLP) website: www.tdlp.co.uk

Key responsibilities

  • Social media, website and communication updates and design
  • Managing and designing marketing materials
  • Designing and managing communications between funders, clients, artists and families
  • Designing and updating everyday activities for families
  • Developing and updating databases and managing monitoring data

Skills and experience 

  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop and Word Press
  • Good digital skills including website and blog design
  • Photography or film skills

How to apply
If you are interested in applying for the role then please email a CV, detailing your relevant experience, and a covering letter, addressing each point of person specification, to sally@tdlp.co.uk. Please specify if you are interested in applying for a full or part time role and if the later, clearly specify which aspects of the role you would like to take on. Please ensure your application reaches us by 17:00 on Friday 12 December. We will invite shortlisted candidates for interview by the end of Monday 15 December. First round interviews will take place on Wednesday 17 December in London. We hope that the successful candidate will be able to take up the post in January 2015, although there is some flexibility around start dates. Contact Sally-Anne Donaldson on 07817 176018 or sally@tdlp.co.uk if you would like to discuss the role or have questions.


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