Graphic Designer - (UK IRE Wide/Multiple Locations) - Glasgow



Employment type:

Full Time

About the Job

Your Impact

At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40+ countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent.

In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family-friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay and free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships. We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss part-time, flexible working hours and patterns to suit you and our business

At Jacobs, we don’t settle – always looking beyond to raise the bar and deliver with excellence. We apply our expertise and knowledge as we investigate the future with great optimism and focus. We don’t settle until we give our best and know that we’re making a difference. 

At Jacobs, we don’t settle – always looking beyond to raise the bar and deliver with excellence. We apply our expertise and knowledge as we investigate the future with great optimism and focus. We don’t settle until we give our best and know that we’re making a difference. 

Jacobs seeks an experienced Graphic Designer to join our Creative Solutions team to support Growth & Sales Europe. This position offers a flexible combination of remote and in-office support based on our current environment, client needs, candidate location and ability to work independently. Candidates will have the ability to connect to one of our three hub offices; London, Glasgow or Cork/Dublin.

The Graphic Designer will be a proactive team player, excited and ready to engage on a multitude of projects with various teams on a local, national level and regional basis, focusing on the design and development of both client facing projects and proposals and supporting graphics, presentations, and positioning materials – from concept to completion. Must have proven skills with Adobe CS software (primarily InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop) and strong presentation development experience (primarily PowerPoint). Previous Architectural, Engineering & Construction (AEC) and/or Proposal and Sales experience would be of benefit.

Scope exists for you to develop your career within this exciting role, so an appetite to learn and develop through both internal training and your own self-initiative is essential.

Communication within this role is paramount. We want you to feel part of a growing business, so having the confidence to deliver your thoughts and ideas to team members and the wider business is essential. As a lateral thinker, you will be willing to push the boundaries and challenge design decisions whilst recognising and appreciating potential constraints. We particularly welcome applications from diverse backgrounds, in our effort to recruit diverse thought and experience to challenge the status quo.

Responsibilities Associated With This Post Will Include

  • Leads strategic graphic design solutions to support in the production of client facing solutions, winning proposals, sales materials and presentations, including but not limited to thought leadership papers, powerpoint presentations, story boards, marketing collateral/brochures, illustrations and digital solutions.
  • Delivers conceptual, innovative, creative solutions whilst aligning to the Jacobs brand and our organisation’s core values.
  • Collaborates, shares knowledge and best practice within our creative community.
  • Strong communicator, with the ability to present own concepts and design ideas and the humility to receive constructive feedback.
  • Maximises efficiencies, processes, and automation by encouraging a more systematic and productive working practice.
  • Acts as a role model and leads by example, encouraging best practice throughout the creative process.
  • Ability to create compelling and on brand visual content that enhances our value position and drives client engagement.

Here’s What You’ll Need

  • Creative, passionate and bundles of enthusiasm.
  • Encourages inclusion and diversity in everything we do.
  • A collaborator, who puts team success before individual gain.
  • Demonstrates an active interest in the design industry, current design trends and industry influencers.
  • Strong technical skills, demonstrating print and digital capabilities across a range of media.
  • Maintains and implements new team protocols and procedures.
  • Fully conversant in Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Must also be competent in Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Strong eye for detail and the ability to contribute creative ideas.
  • Self-motivated, willing to solve complex client challenges with compelling visual solutions.
  • Willingness to travel to our UK / international offices to provide technical support.

Desirable Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, visual arts, or a related field is highly desirable.
  • Digital capabilities, including web prototyping and wireframing.
  • Experience of supplier management.
  • Design knowledge and expertise within the Architectural, Construction and Engineering (ACE) industries and related markets.
  • An awareness of commercial operations, including forecasting and budgeting.

As part of your application, Please provide a link to your online portfolio or attach examples of your work.

Please contact Laura Astbury - Talent Acquisition Partner (People & Places Solutions) if you wish to discuss any aspect of the role.

Our Culture

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business, and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs.

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s – find out more about our employee networks here.

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit to view and access our roles. As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role

If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please Laura Astbury.

Your application experience is important to us, and we’re keen to adapt to make every interaction even better. We welcome feedback on our recruitment process and if you need more from us before deciding to join Jacobs then please let us know.

Job Reference ID BIE0002LC

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