Junior Designer.

Full-time, permanent

Who we are

This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of our growing team and join our agency based in the heart of Milton Keynes. At Stratos, we’re a passionate team that thrives on our combined creative and digital thinking. We’re proud to collaborate with brands of all shapes and sizes across various sectors. We value working with people that believe in us as much as we believe in them. At our best, we combine strategic intelligence, insight and creativity. Our services comprise of creative, animation, development and brand building.

Role Overview

This is an excellent opportunity for a Junior Designer to join Stratos and be part of a growing team. We are looking for someone who has a real passion for design and agency life along with the appetite to develop their career within a supportive team at an exciting time for the agency.

You will work alongside the team to deliver a wide variety of design and creative tasks and will support all people within the agency, primarily assisting with day-to-day design requirements for print and digital assets. This is a diverse, hands-on role that always requires a personable and proactive approach. You’ll need to have a can-do attitude and as the role is diverse, flexibility is key. You’ll be supported throughout your development and role by the Creative Lead and wider team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for executing design projects based on briefs set by the Lead Creative and Client Service team, so you’ll need to be a confident self-starter and capable of managing your own workload.

  • Developing designs for a range of channels, including email, social media, and digital advertising

  • Manage a range of design activities, including supporting the development of our social media look and feel

  • Support the wider team with creative and design projects

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Any experience with After Effects, Premier Pro or Adobe XD will score you bonus points.
  • If you’ve held a design-related role that would be beneficial, especially within an agency, but it’s not essential. What’s important is your passion for design and your willingness to learn.
  • Passion and enthusiastic Junior Graphic Designer looking to move their knowledge, skill and career forward
  • Confident working within Adobe Creative Cloud applications (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) and have some knowledge of MS Office, all on macOS.
  • Creative thinker and have a keen eye for detail
  • A willingness to learn new things, ask questions and step outside your comfort zone.
  • Comfortable communicating with the team and able to articulate your ideas to clients with support from the senior creatives.
  • We don’t expect you to be an expert in all areas, but we do expect you to have a sound understanding of the fundamental principles of design.
  • Ideally, you’ll have a design related degree or qualification.

The other good bits

  • Flexible working hours between 8am and 6pm.
  • Flexible remote working (once onboarding is complete).
  • Free parking at our MK offices.
  • Secure on-site bike storage.
  • 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • Personal development plan – structured 6-month plan.
  • Various team get-togethers and socials.
  • Free eye care exams and contribution toward glasses if you need them for work.
  • Did we mention the office dog?
  • 2023 company-wide bonus scheme.


£22,000 – £24,000 depending on experience.

How to apply

Send your CV to careers@stratos.agency

No recruitment agencies please. We use our own networks to recruit and it’s worked well so far. If we need you, we’ll be in touch.