Midweight Designer

  • Birmingham
  • Full-time

Are you a passionate Graphic Designer bursting with enthusiasm and ideas? 

Come and join us a play a key role within the design team. You’ll be responsible for producing outstanding designs across all disciplines and successfully take client projects from briefing stage through to the final application. 

We’ll expect you to get involved with internal initiatives, playing an active role in supporting both your immediate colleagues - nurturing and supporting younger designers in the team, spot their strengths and be a champion of their skills and development. 

About you: 

You’ll either be a Mid-weight, or will have had a good few years as a Junior. This is a packaging graphic design role, we want to see people with a passion for packaging design who have the ability to adapt designs, so experience of FMCG and healthcare brands would be a real advantage, as would storytelling and designing mode of action. 

But you’ll be an excellent designer with a passion for problem solving and creating memorable communications. Because of the work we do you’ll be a conceptual thinker with strong typographic skills and attention to detail. You can consistently demonstrate the ability to execute with excellence, creating great work, on time and on budget for our clients. 

With a grounded working knowledge of the usual Adobe software (InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator) and a portfolio that shows conceptual thinking, you’re focussed, open minded, and are excited by the potential of being part of a talented and growing pool of creatives. 


  • Salary between £25,000 - £35,000 depending upon experience 
  • 25 days annual leave (+ 8 public days) 
  • Pension scheme 
  • Private health insurance 


You’ll be based at our studio in Fort Dunlop. Birmingham with onsite parking and multiple eateries, you’ll have everything you need in walking distance. Working from our spacious studio you’ll be mentored along your journey, given top-notch equipment to use and everything you need to develop and grow with us. The Marks family is big on fun too; with dozens of social events planned throughout each year to help balance out the work with the play. 

Who are we? 

Marks R5 is a shopper-led strategic brand and packaging design consultancy that helps brands to win at ‘Moment of Sale’. With more products available on our smartphones than a tradition retail environment and with the ability to experience multiple touchpoints at once, ‘Point of Sale’ has turned into ‘Moment of Sale’. We believe Packaging design is at the centre and has become the most strategic piece of brand content. With an agile design toolbox based on strategic (FMOT, SMOT and Semiotics) and with adaptive capabilities, Marks R5 aim is to make brands fit this new world by offering better, faster leaner design activities on a global scale.

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