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Kickstart Squad 2 (Employment)

Eight more roles on the government’s Kickstart Scheme for a period of 6 months.

Full Project Team and Needs


Graphic Designer

Role status:


In return for:

GBP £8.36 - 8.91 per hour

Salary paid monthly.


6 months

25 hours per week. Statutory holiday.


Can work remotely

Job code



To be eligible to express interest in this role you must be 21 - 24 years old and claiming Universal Credit in the UK.


Cahootify has been cleared by the DWP to offer eight roles on the government’s Kickstart Programme. There is a lot of potential crossover in the roles we’re offering so please express interest in the one that is the closest fit. In reality, the way we share work among the “Kickstart Squad” will be a collaborative affair that considers the individual and complementary strengths of each person on the team.

Job Summary

We are looking for a graphic designer to create brand assets for our site, ads, social media and video content. If you also have experience in CG animation then so much the better.

The graphic designer will be creating concepts and imagery for:

  • Social media posts (opportunities, events, “staff picks”, member success celebrations) – Facebook, Instagram, Twitter etc.
  • Film conference logo/s.
  • Film conference heroes and promotions – for the festival itself plus for individual speakers, topics and activities.
  • Blog article heroes and supporting images.
  • Cahootify main sales pages.

The graphic designer might also be:

  • Creating CG animations of the logo and other collateral.
  • Contributing to “how-to” videos.
  • Collaborating with other creatives on idents and brand campaigns.

Basic Requirements

  • Proof of experience in graphic design, such as a BA in Graphic Design, Media, or Communications.
  • A portfolio with examples of work.
  • Strong experience with software such as Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Experience in one or more animation software tools would be helpful but is not essential.
  • Experience in a similar role in the industry would be helpful but is not essential.
  • Able to work remotely.
  • Good internet connection and access to Zoom for video calls.

Qualities We're Looking For

  • Hard-working.
  • Responsible.
  • Self-disciplined.
  • Independent and able to take initiative.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Team player.

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