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Midweight Designer

Support Office»Data & Insights


Job Reference: 2 3 2 4 5 4 B R

London, Southbank


37.5 Hours

Level 6

Location: London

Contract: Perm

About the role:

The B-Hive is an in-house creative agency bringing to life the creative needs of some of the most recognizable brands in the beauty industry including No7, Soap & Glory, Liz Earle and Boots own brand.

We combine the capability of an external creative and production team, with the speed, flexibility, and in-depth brand knowledge of an in-house set-up, underpinned by years of experience dedicated to Boots and No7 Beauty Company.

The Midweight Designer will support the wider design team in delivering consistent and effective designs and ideation across a variety of media. The incumbent should possess robust experience and design skills, excellent attention to detail and accuracy, high-level creativity, and the skill and experience to passionately and articulately communicate and present work cross-functionally across the business.

This role also requires high-level self-motivation and the ability to work to strict deadlines while under pressure.

About the role:

  • You will work closely with our Creative Lead and Lead Designers, helping them design collateral for various needs such as full campaigns, print, digital, in-store, image retouching, new concept development work, etc.
  • Be innovative and work with established brand identities. You will have a lot of responsibility and creative control over your given briefs. Support the design team in delivering against KPIs – CPA, speed to asset, and asset quality.
  • Develop and maintain a strong understanding of the beauty market and our brands.
  • Demonstrate a highly creative approach to briefs.
  • Ensure that all creative and artwork meet the brief, are on brand, and produced to the highest standard.

What you’ll need to have:

  • A degree in Graphic Design or a relevant subject, with a strong portfolio of work in a variety of media, including print and digital design.
  • At least 4 years' experience with dexterity in campaign work, showing examples of print & editorial design, social media concepting, email design, app content and video storyboarding, with the ability to present your work and communicate confidently.
  • Experience working with strategists or strategic work that acts as a springboard for your creative.
  • Professional use of Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator.
  • Happy to work across multiple brands and project briefs in a dynamic agency environment.

It would be great if you also have:

  • Experience in the beauty or similar industry
  • Line management experience or mentoring experience
  • Experience using After Effects and Premiere Pro

Why Boots:

At Boots, we foster a working environment where consideration and inclusivity help everyone to be themselves and reach their full potential. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, passionate about embracing the diversity of our colleagues and providing a positive and inclusive working environment for all.

Our benefits

  • Boots Retirement Savings Plan
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Generous employee discounts
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption leave pay and gift card for anyone expecting or adopting a child
  • Flexible benefits scheme including holiday buying, discounted gym membership, life assurance, activity passes and more.
  • Access to free, 24/7 counselling and support through TELUS Health, our Employee Assistance Programme.
  • We have a great range of benefits in addition to the above that offer flexibility to suit you - find out more at (Please note, any salary estimates given on third-party sites are not provided or endorsed by Boots and may not be accurate)

What’s next:

If your application is successful, our in-house recruitment team will be in touch to arrange an interview and to answer any initial questions you have. If you have not been successful on this occasion, you’ll be notified by email.

Where a role is advertised as full-time, we are open to discussing part-time and job share options during the application process. If you require additional support as part of the application and interview process, we are happy to provide reasonable adjustments to help you to be at your best.


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