Graphic Designer

  • Location: Bury
  • Contract: Fixed Term Contract
  • Type: Marketing
  • Open Until: 31st May 2024

Job Specification

About Us

Exyte Hargreaves is a mechanical HVAC contractor, specialising in Ventilation and Smoke & Fire Safety. We offer a comprehensive service spanning Design, Engineering (including Digital & BIM), Procurement & Manufacture, Installation and Testing & Commissioning). Our business operates across many core market sectors, including Energy & Decommissioning, Defence, Transport, Residential and Commercial.

For over 150 years we’ve delivered some of the most complex, challenging, iconic projects in the world.

The Role

We are looking for an experienced Graphic Designer to support the marketing & communications activities of Exyte Hargreaves with a range of graphics and creative assets for internal and external campaigns. You will be responsible for bringing our brand to life visually across a diverse range of projects, whilst guarding the consistent expression of our brand identity.

Role Purpose

This role is an opportunity to work with a 150 year old brand that is rich in experience and track record, but also has a keen focus on modernisation and innovation.

The role is creative by nature and will be closely involved in brand development and campaign creative alongside an external brand management agency. Reporting to the Head of Marketing & Communications you will be comfortable working with a range of traditional and digital design channels and delivering engaging content to meet the needs of a number of internal and external stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities

  • Strengthening and protecting the Exyte Hargreaves brand by coordinating consistent graphic assets across integrated campaigns
  • Collaborating with colleagues around the business by brainstorming, interpreting, conceptualising and developing design materials from a written brief
  • Producing graphic design assets for a range of marketing channels including website, email, social media, company literature, business proposals and presentations, adverts, infographics, exhibition stands, pop-ups and other materials and the company intranet
  • Building strong relationships with colleagues in all departments, advising and influencing them on graphic design ideas and content development
  • Building and maintaining the image bank by coordinating original photography and sourcing images from stock libraries
  • Managing multiple design projects simultaneously, meeting deadlines and requirements
  • Conducting research into graphic design and industry trends, bringing fresh ideas into the business
  • Liaising with partner organisations (such as agencies) to coordinate out-of-house tasks such as printing, brand management support and website support

About You

You will be an experienced Graphic Designer with either an in-house or agency background. with an extensive portfolio which showcases diverse creative projects. You’ll be naturally creative, willing to introduce new ideas and test their success as part of the marketing and communications mix. You’ll be enthusiastic and a confident communicator, able to engage your audience advise on design best practice with internal colleagues. You’ll be an expert in the Adobe Creative Suite. Skills in motion graphics, animation, video editing and photography would be advantageous.

Our Core Competencies

Our five Core Competencies set the foundation for collaboration, learning and development. They will help turn our Vision and Values into action; provide a common language to talk about our skills; and offer a common basis to drive success across our business.

  • Grow Talent. Our goal as an organisation is to attract competent people, retain dedicated employees and develop talented colleagues within each operational level to build a future-ready company.
  • Drive Results. To keep and grow our strong market position, we must transform our corporate strategy directly into measurable and sustainable results.
  • Take Ownership. We strive to establish an appreciative culture in which all employees feel empowered and take responsibility.
  • Embrace Change. To develop products and services that go beyond what is imaginable today.  We, as an organisation, must be agile.  As individuals we must remain curious.
  • Inspire Customers. Creating value for our clients is a key component of our growth strategy.  Therefore, client satisfaction should be an important motivator for us individually and collectively.


Exyte Hargreaves is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of age, sexual orientation, gender, religion, race, ethnic origin, disability, marital status or parental status. We base all our employment decisions on merit, job requirements and business needs.


To apply please get in touch by emailing or use the application form on this page to submit your application directly.

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