Trainee designer - Healthcare Communications

Job description

AMICULUM’s design team is thriving. As a result of steady business growth, we have a new opportunity for a trainee designer to provide support in the creation and production of a range of presentations and publications. The role is based in Bollington, Cheshire.

AMICULUM is a leading independent global healthcare communications and consulting business, with teams based in New Zealand, China, Singapore, UAE, Switzerland, UK and USA. It comprises an integrated cluster of branded agencies and specialisms, encompassing medical communications, healthcare learning, clinical and commercial consultancy, value communications, rare diseases, digital engagement and advocacy.

The successful candidate will: 


  • work alongside experienced designers
  • develop scientific presentations
  • design creative new business initiatives
  • create and amend rich-media interactive presentations, and
  • produce technically accurate figure redraws


This is an excellent opportunity for a design graduate or an individual with 1–2 years of design agency experience. A portfolio of work that demonstrates knowledge of graphical composition, typography, colour and layout is essential, in addition to:


  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • a good eye for detail and quality control
  • advanced PowerPoint® skills
  • experience of using Adobe Creative Cloud – particularly Photoshop and Illustrator
  • the ability to interpret a creative brief

Some experience in Prezi or e-learning is highly desirable, but not essential. Full training will be provided to candidates enthusiastic to gain experience and develop a career in the exciting field of presentation design. 

In return, we offer a great working environment and a competitive salary, dependent on experience and qualifications. Our benefits are excellent and include a performance-related bonus, a global profit-sharing bonus, pension scheme, income protection insurance and 25 days’ annual leave plus public holidays.

To apply, please send us your CV, a covering letter and portfolio samples.