Creative Digital Design Apprentice - England



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Full Time

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Creative Digital Design Apprentice

Job Purpose

Are you looking for an engaging degree-level creative apprenticeship in a fast-moving and interesting business?

We have an exciting new opportunity in our dynamic Marketing and Communications team, to gain hands-on experience and training while studying a Creative Digital Design apprenticeship.

Check out the apprenticeship programme here: Creative Digital Design Professional (Integrated Degree) Apprenticeship | Newcastle College University Course (

This is a 3-year apprenticeship programme where you’ll achieve a BA (Hons) degree in Creative Digital Design. With an apprenticeship, we will support you in receiving 20% of your working time (about eight hours a week), to learn and study your programme online.

As a Creative Digital Design Apprentice, you’ll gain knowledge and skills in key areas of Marketing and Communications. No two days will be the same with producing graphic design, social media content, internal presentations, quarterly publications, storyboards, video graphics and more! You’ll work closely with our Bids & Proposals team on exciting opportunities, with your creativity helping us stand out from our competition. Looking out to our market, you’ll help to boost the KBR brand by creating tradeshow displays, brochures, logos, signage, advertisements, annual reports and lots more.

If you’re ready to start your creative career, read on to find out more!


  • Creating impactful and eye-catching designs in digital art, digital graphic design, video, online services and installations/exhibitions

  • Developing designs for a broad range of media including non-screen-based channels

  • Developing digitally enabled creative design solutions to internal and/or external clients across a range of sectors

  • Familiarising yourself with KBR’s brand guidelines and using them in your work

  • Using requirements from internal and external customers to inform your designs

  • Presenting design concepts to stakeholders for approval

  • Interpreting client briefs to create and deliver powerful ideas with accessibility requirements in mind

  • Using market research and user experience input to inform your creative decision making

  • Familiarising yourself with the KBR approach to design project governance

  • Discussing design concepts with internal colleagues and teams, including KBR’s Marketing, Commercial and Sales teams

  • Converting data or stories into creative content for digital channels

  • Keeping abreast of new technology developments or requirements that could affect KBR’s business such as 3D space, immersive technologies and artificial intelligence

  • Over time, contributing to strategy around creative direction

Experience Requirements

We are looking for someone who’s found their flair for creativity and originality, who’s happy to suggest new ideas at work. Our ideal candidate will have good judgement, a collaborative spirit and a desire to learn about all sectors of KBR’s business.

We would love to hear from you if you’re motivated and passionate about:

  • Owning design projects from conception to delivery

  • Building concepts and designs from scratch

  • Producing high quality work and improving it for the future

  • Maintaining a strong business brand

  • Keeping up with current and new technology affecting our industry

Above all else we’re looking for someone willing to use their apprenticeship and role with KBR to grow, develop their creative skills and begin their fulfilling career in digital design.

Technical Skills/Knowledge

  • Interest in graphic design, marketing, advertising

  • Some experience of digital content creation

  • Competency in Microsoft Office including PowerPoint

  • Some knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite or other design software programs

  • Some awareness of corporate branding, digital media and colour theory

  • Attention to detail and excellent organisational skills

  • Good communication and stakeholder engagement skills

  • A team player willing to contribute ideas

Behaviours/Personal Qualities

  • Support for others in developing an appropriate balance of leadership and technical skills

  • Demonstrates resilience, accountability and flexibility especially when managing difficult situations

  • A passion for creating content for creative and digital media

  • A strong work ethic and commitment to meet the standards required

  • Recognition and compliance with equality and diversity in the workplace

Qualifications/Certifications Requirements


  • An appropriate creative qualification at Level 3

  • 5 GCSE’s including Maths and English at grade 4 or above

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, PowerPoint, and other design software programs


At The Hidden Market we're committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, read our policy here. We inform clients that candidates should be evaluated on merit of their skills, experience and commercial attributes in relation to the role, and not background, disability, race, age, gender, sexual orientation, education, or any other discriminatory factor.

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