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Senior Designer



Posted over 30 days ago...

Join Emperor and shape award-winning creative solutions for diverse business challenges in an inclusive, employee-owned agency.


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The White Chapel Building

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Organisation Summary: Emperor stands out as an employee-owned corporate communications and creative agency, committed to excellence and creativity across reporting, branding, digital, engagement, and sustainability. With over 240 partners, we foster a culture of belonging, learning, and collective success. Our mission is to attract ambitious talent and nurture wellbeing, while striving for B-Corp status and leaving a positive societal footprint.

  • Role Summary:
    • Transform complex business objectives into compelling creative work.
    • Engage in a wide array of projects from annual reports to sustainability strategies.
    • Collaborate with a dynamic team, from strategists to digital designers.
    • Deliver insightful, impactful creative solutions that resonate with diverse audiences.
  • Role Requirements:
    • Exceptional attention to detail with a strong command of typography and layout.
    • Strategic thinking, capable of distilling complex information into tailored creative solutions.
    • Excellent communication skills to present ideas effectively.
    • Ability to work collaboratively and maintain positive relationships.
    • Demonstrable experience in conceptual thinking across various disciplines.
    • Background in corporate communications, particularly in corporate reporting, branding, and campaigns.
    • Keen interest in design, creativity, and a drive to share knowledge.
    • Experience in a fast-paced, high-profile setting.
    • Outstanding interpersonal skills, proactive attitude, and unwavering ethics.

Application Process Details:

  • If shortlisted, the recruitment team will reach out via email.
  • Expect contact within 5 working days post-application, subject to application volume.

We're an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We encourage applications from all backgrounds and offer support to make the recruitment process comfortable for you.

About Emperor

Emperor is for your great ambitions. We're an employee-owned corporate communications and creative agency with more than 240 partners specialising in reporting, brand, digital, employee engagement, change and sustainability.

We want to be the agency of choice for ambitious talent. So, we’re looking for brilliant people who actively want to create great things with us.

Our culture is one where you’re free to do, learn and achieve better. We welcome every partner to experience a sense of belonging; whoever you are, wherever you’re working from, whatever your role. Our values guide how we work every day, with each other, our clients, and suppliers. And with our friendly inclusive environment, effort and empathy, we make the feeling real.

Our Pledges represent commitments from Emperor to each partner designed to promote personal and collective wellbeing, plus raise awareness of and address some of the bigger societal and environmental challenges, nurture our unique culture and make the business a healthier and more responsible place to work.

The wellbeing of our partners is a big focus at Emperor which why we have a dedicated Wellbeing and Pledges Manager to ensure our mind and bodies are working in sync to support our great ambitions.

Our employee-owned status helps us see working life differently, purposefully, and collectively. We’re working toward B-Corp and we’re fully committed to responsible business that leaves a positive footprint for our clients, our partners, communities, and society.   

The role

How do you turn complex business objectives into award-winning annual reports? Inspire a global workforce through a comms campaign, launch a sustainability strategy or embed a new purpose? These are just some of the diverse challenges you’ll be tackling day-to-day.

This role is for conceptual thinkers and meticulous crafters. Whether you’re inspiring start-ups to think big or helping FTSE giants find nimble solutions, you’re as passionate about shaping ideas as you are designing beautiful layouts.

Working with our consultants and strategists, you’ll enjoy understanding challenges inside out and finding ingenious solutions with creatives of every kind – from copywriters and animators to digital designers and moving image experts.

Ultimately, we’ll be looking to you to deliver exceptional insight-led creative that cuts through the noise and makes a measurable impact.

The fun stuff:

  • Createinsightful creative that connects with your audience.
  • Afocus on corporate reporting but opportunities to work across a broaderrange of disciplines.
  • Presentand pitch your ideas to clients and colleagues
  • Collaborate with a team of creatives that include print, digital, filmmakers, animators and copywriters.

The fundamentals:

  • High attention to detail with strong typographic and layout skills
  • Be a strategic creative thinker, able to disseminate complex information about a clients business and tailor creative solutions to meet their objectives
  • Can articulate your thinking clearly and sell your insight-led ideas to all levels
  • A natural team player, can develop and maintain positive working relationships


  • Work that demonstrates strong conceptual thinking across a range of disciplines
  • Background in corporate communications specifically corporate reporting, brand and campaign work is a bonus.
  • Curious about the world you live in, passionate about all things design and a desire to push creativity and share knowledge
  • Experience working in a fast paced, high-profile environment and organisation.

Personal qualities

  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills necessary to build trust and respect both externally and internally.
  • Proactive attitude that embraces collaboration, while being able to handle projects individually.
  • Unquestionable business ethics and integrity.
  • Flexible, adaptable style and approach.
  • Embodies and demonstrates Emperor’s Values – Aim High, Creativity Everywhere, Infectious Enthusiasm, Always Learning and Razor Sharp.

Next Steps

If you are successfully shortlisted for the role, the recruitment team will be in touch via email, and the process will begin from there. We endeavour to contact you within 5 working days of your application, however, this may vary depending on the volume of applications we receive. Good Luck! 

As an employer, we are committed to ensuring the representation of people from all backgrounds regardless of their gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, or any other aspect which makes them unique. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply and would encourage you to let us know if there are steps we can take to ensure that your recruitment process enables you to present yourself in a way that makes you comfortable.


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