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Digital Designer

Deadline for applications: N/A

We're looking for an enthusiastic digital designer to work a fixed-term maternity contract, based at our offices in sunny Brighton, a stone's throw from the train station.

Job overview

In this job you'll work as part of a small, friendly team which is responsible for digital design for all websites (Study Group and partner brands) across our international operations. To do this job you'll need to have a great eye for design and the ability to work to tight deadlines, and you'll enjoy the challenge of bringing your ideas to life through digital design.

Contract Type: Full time (Fixed term contract)

Why choose us

The digital design team is widely recognised as being innovative and forward thinking, and there'll be the opportunity to continuously grow and develop your skills and use some interesting technology. We believe in empowering our staff and encouraging them to try new things – so if you’ve got ideas, we want to hear them! You’ll work across multiple departments, in a complex, global and ever-evolving business. And you’ll be working in the heart of a great city.

Study Group is one of the world’s largest international education and training organisations. Every year over 77,000 students from more than 170 countries chooses to study with Study Group. We invest in international students’ futures and enhance their prospects by focusing on the way they learn as well as the qualifications they achieve.

Our ethos is best summed up by the phrase "Students First". The success and well-being of our students is at the heart of everything we do, and it's what drives us to excel. 

What will the job actually involve?

Among other things, you'll be responsible for:

  • HTML email design and build
  • Landing page design and build
  • Web banner design
  • PowerPoint templates
  • Website design & build
  • Website amends

What skills will I need for the job?

You'll certainly have experience of:

  • Experience of Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • An understanding of HTML & CSS
  • The ability to follow brand guidelines but not to be restricted by them
  • The ability to work to a tight deadline
  • A great eye for design & detail

It would be nice if you have:

  • Experience of preprocessing SCSS with Gulp or Grunt
  • Experience of Powerpoint
  • Basic knowledge of Javascript / Jquery
  • Experience with Sitecore CMS

But if you don't, and you tick our other boxes, we'd still love to hear from you!

Application process

Please apply online as soon as possible. We will be reviewing, and progressing with successful candidates from when an application is received.  This is a rolling recruitment process so please do not hesitate to apply to avoid disappointment.

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Organisational compliance

Study Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including checks with past employers, an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and overseas criminal records if appropriate.

What does a role at Study Group mean?


We are a unique business within the sector, giving our people a completely different working experience.


We have a large global network and encourage collaboration across the whole business. We work with a number of partners across the network including top tier universities.


We encourage innovation throughout our Centres, ensuring that our students are given an interactive, student centred, and creative, tailor-made learning experience. Our people are given an autonomy within their roles that is rarely seen within the industry.


We believe in continuous professional and personal development, and take pride in offering our staff ample opportunity to achieve their goals. Utilising our large organisational infrastructure, across our different brands, we invite our people to gain valuable experience, and maximise all the exciting tools available to help develop their career.