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We’re a team that’s going places. Fancy joining us on the journey?

Whistle is a neat little agency in Newbury with high standards and big ambitions. We recognise our success so far has been driven by a team of exceptional individuals. And as our client list grows, we are often on the hunt for more like-minded folk to get on board and pedal with us. If that sounds appealing, here’s a list of our current opportunities:

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Senior Digital/UX Designer

Whistle Agency is looking for a senior-level UX/UI Designer to join our newly-structured design team.

Who are we looking for?

You’ll be a confident team player with serious design talent as well as a built-in curiosity of digital and tech. This is a senior role so you will need five years or more of UX/UI design experience and, crucially, the ability to challenge the norm with new thinking.

About us…

We are an established and growing design and communications consultancy, working primarily in the motorsport, automotive and tech industries. Our clients look to us to provide them with knock-out digital and web experiences for their audiences. 

The role…

Reporting into our Creative Director, you’ll have the opportunity to lead and counsel on all aspects of our digital service. There is scope to develop the agency offer further if you’ve the appetite! You will work alongside a variety of specialists and project managers to deliver innovative design-led digital projects. 

You’ll need to;

  • Conduct, dissect and analyse user research and recommend the best solutions 
  • Develop sitemaps and wireframes
  • Design graphic user interface elements; menus, widgets, tabs
  • Build page navigation buttons and search fields
  • Develop UI prototypes on multiple screens
  • Adhere to brand guidelines across all digital solutions

Our ideal candidate will have;

  • Proven experience as a UI/UX Designer – you need to hit the ground running
  • A portfolio of your own digital design projects - covering websites to interactive experiences - preferably illustrating the brief, the approach, any collaborators and the final result. 
  • Knowledge of wireframe and design tools
  • Knowledge of website builders 
  • Strong communication skills to collaborate within the design, development and comms team 

So, what do you get?

  • A salary of £45k per annum
  • Remote working – although we meet up regularly, usually in Newbury (we also have a shared office option here also)
  • 25 days holiday rising to 28 with loyal tenure (plus Bank Holidays)
  • Christmas closure!
  • Regular off site team days and catch ups
  • Health insurance
  • Tech at work benefit scheme

How to Apply
Please send all applications to lindsey.webb@whistle.agency and include;

  • An introduction to you as a team member…
  • CV and portfolio

Mid-weight designer

Hours per week: 40
Job type: full-time, permanent
Salary: depending on experience

We are searching for an enthusiastic and proactive mid-weight designer to join the Whistle team. The successful candidate can expect to work with an exciting range of clients – from blue chip to boutique, and in sectors ranging from insurance to international motorsport.

Applicants must have a solid design background, gained through at least 2 years in-house or agency-side, and have a proven ability to lead projects that deliver excellent results.

Skills and competences:

 Adobe Creative Suite
A passion for design and digital comms
Proven ability to create and develop concepts across all mediums from digital and social, to events and print
A motivated self-starter who can work independently and as part of a team
Excellent eye for detail and accuracy
Three to five years’ experience in managing projects from planning to sign-off
A confident communicator who is happy to communicate directly with clients

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