Firpress is growing! Are you an upcoming graduate looking for your first job in the design industry? Perfect!

Do you have a passion for Graphic Design and a drive to thrive within an established printers? We are looking for full-time Junior Graphic Designer.


Full-time | 37.5 hrs | Mon-Fri 


Firpress opened their doors in 1985 and have been providing a quality printing service to businesses throughout Cumbria for over 30 years. We are one of the only printers in West Cumbria that can offer a truly comprehensive ‘one-stop’ service. We provide a very tailored service which incorporates in-house graphic design as well as printing. 

Our printed products cover a wide range of business needs from letterheads to marketing leaflets, business cards to booklets all printed to a high standard at affordable prices, from concept to completion, all under one roof! 


Our ideal candidate will have a passion and a creative flair for design, be able to use their own initiative and work effectively alongside our existing team. Communication is a big part of the job, so you must feel confident enough to contribute to the entire creative process – from initial briefs, to creating artwork, preparing for print and finishing – cradle to grave! 

This is a highly diverse role – every day will be different! You will be working across various projects; logo design, invitations, posters, brochures, business stationery, menus, leaflets, banners, exhibition displays, wedding stationery, labels, large format and much more… 


• BA Hons in Graphic Design desired (minimum qualification HND in Graphic Design)* 

• Working experience of the Adobe Suite including InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator. 

• A passion for design. 

• Good attention to detail. 

• Excellent communication skills as you will be dealing directly with customers. 

• Good organisation skills, with the ability to prioritise and work to tight deadlines. 

• Ability to think outside of the box! 

* Not finished your course yet? Don’t worry – we will happily see you through your qualification on a day release helping you build your skills and portfolio along the way. 

Want to know more about the role? Contact Steph on 01900 68141 or 

 To apply please email your CV & recent work examples to:
 Closing date for applications: Monday 17th June 2019 with view to an immediate start 

Infographic: Life as a Junior Graphic Designer

As part of her Final Major Project, Christie designed an infographic based on her daily life as a junior graphic designer. The infographic is a tongue in cheek look at the jobs she tackles each day, along with some facts & figures regarding life here at Firpress Printers. Christie has just handed in her final projects at university so she will be working full time with us from now on.


Welcome Aboard Christie!

We’re looking forward to you all meeting our newest addition to the Firpress family! Christie will be joining us as our new Junior designer from the 5th January 2015. Christie is a talented young designer who is currently finishing the 3rd year of her Graphic Design degree at the University of Cumbria. She’ll be working in the studio 4 days a week, until she finishes her course when she will then join us full time.

Christie has an excellent portfolio of work behind her and we are looking forward to seeing some fantastic work from her over the coming months.

You can contact Christie directly by emailing or give her a call 01900 68141.