Graphic Design Placement

by Stanley Black & Decker


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Deadline: 28th April 2024
Start Date: September 2024
Salary: Competitive
Length: Placement (10 Months+)
Roles: Graphic Design
Location: South East
City: Maidenhead

Graphic Design Placement

Come make the world and accelerate your success.

It takes great people to achieve greatness. People with a sense of purpose and integrity. People with a relentless pursuit of excellence. People who care about making things better For Those Who Make The World™. Sound like you? Join our top-notch team of more than 50,000 diverse and high-performing professionals globally who are making their mark on some of the world’s most beloved brands, including DEWALT®, BLACK+DECKER®, CRAFTSMAN®, STANLEY®, CUB CADET®, and HUSTLER®. 

Position Overview: 

We are seeking an enthusiastic, organized individual, who will be proactive and look to identify opportunities to streamline processes and work cross-functionally with the business and GCX teams to develop and deliver best-in-class graphic solutions. This person will have a super high accuracy and attention to detail whilst working in a fast-paced environment. 

Please be advised we currently have 7 opportunities in Maidenhead & 1 opportunity in Spennymoor

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Contribute to the ideation & creation of logos/icons, messaging, packaging, merchandising and various marketing collateral 
  • Working with Photoshop layers, colour schemes, colour correction, fonts, and clipping paths
  • Working with Illustrator paths, masks, layers, colours, fonts, and die-lines
  • Monitor and track iterations and reviews for approvals
  • Work with other design specialists to ensure consistent messaging and campaign creative.
  • Utilize typography, photography, video, and other elements to create cohesive and branded assets across all digital properties.
  • Stay connected with marketing and design trends, including competitive and retail or B2B environment

What Are We Looking for?

  • Second Year Bachelor University Student seeking a placement opportunity and intending to return to full education after the placement
  • Studying Graphic Design or comparable bachelor’s degree
  • Preferably hold a full UK driving licence
  • Able to commute to our new Maidenhead offices (SL6 1EH) - although we have a very flexible working arrangement, we do require our interns to be able to commute to our offices for collaboration purposes, team meetings, events, etc.
  • Proficiency in applicable MAC software (Adobe Creative Suite, MS Office)
  • Excellent design and layout skills
  • Excellent time-management, and project management skills with ability to manage multiple projects
  • Portfolio with relevant work experience and examples

In return, you will receive:

  • 10-12 month paid internship.
  • 25 days’ annual leave plus UK Bank Holidays
  • Opportunity to learn and grow in a creative and dynamic team
  • Potential opportunities for a permanent role within the business after graduation or our SLP graduate programme
  • Flexible working environment (Flexible segmentation- 25% working in the office, 75% working from home)
  • Working from home allowance (i.e., broadband, stationery and heating costs)

About Stanley Black & Decker

We join forces to bring together the best of the best to create practical, meaningful products and services that make life easier, empowering people to do better, safer, more significant work. Innovation and excellence have powered our success, but we know there’s more we can do for the world and those who make it. Across our businesses, we’re investing in breakthrough innovation and digital excellence, striving for outperformance and increasing our focus on social responsibility.

We define success as: delivering value to our customers, colleagues and communities. Our commitment to quality, safety and sustainability helps us on our path to becoming the type of uniquely human-centered global industrial company that keeps every stakeholder in mind, while helping to make the world better.

In 1843, Frederick Stanley started a small shop in New Britain, Connecticut, to manufacture bolts, hinges and other hardware of high quality from wrought iron. In 1910, Duncan Black and Alonzo Decker started their shop in Baltimore, Maryland, and six years later obtained the world’s first patent for a portable power tool. Over the years the two companies amassed an unparalleled family of iconic brands and trusted products. In 2010, they came together as Stanley Black & Decker, a leading global diversified industrial. Known for superior quality, continual innovation and rigorous operational discipline, we remain driven by a passion for excellence and a commitment to serve the builders, makers and protectors of the world.

How to apply

Please submit your CV which needs to include your first-year module grades/percentage achieved and second-year module grades/percentages (achieved or predicted) to

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