Graphic Design and Branding Apprentice

Sony Music Entertainment UK Ltd , London, W8 5HY

Job title:

Graphic Design and Branding Apprentice

Employer Name:

Sony Music Entertainment UK Ltd

Vacancy Location:

9 Derry Street London

London W8 5HY

About the Apprenticeship :

Support the Human Resources team with capturing and broadcasting the Sony Music culture.


• Create and design print and digital materials, within creative expression guidelines to be used on a range of platforms
• Create brand positioning that help us to market HR initiatives to both internal and external audiences
• Use graphic design software and work with a wide variety of media
• Retouch and manipulate images for use across special projects
• Track metrics of success for offline and online campaigns
• Collaborate with stakeholders to develop design concepts
• Deliver projects against agreed specifications and milestones

Weekly Wage:

£20,600 per annum

Working Week:

Monday-Friday (9:30am – 6:00pm) (Friday – 9:30am-5:30pm)

Future prospects description:

Upon completion of the Apprenticeship and evaluation by the company’s supervisors, the successful candidate may be offered a job at the end of the Apprenticeship.

Employer description:

Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a current roster that includes a broad array of local artists and international superstars. The company boasts a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music UK is home to premier record labels representing music from every genre, including Black Butter Records, Columbia Records, Insanity Records, Masterworks, Ministry of Sound Recordings, RCA Records, Relentless Records, and Syco Music. America.


Employer website:

Skills required:

• Graphic Design major preferred
• Moving image experience
• Basic knowledge of layouts, typography, line composition, colour, and other graphic design fundamentals
• Passion for copy writing and language
• Experience with InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, and Illustrator
• Strong creative and analytical skills
• Compelling portfolio of graphic design work

Personal Qualities:

• Lively
• Self-motivated
• Great communicator
• Creative and always looking for ways to improve
• Excellent coordination skills
• Be able to use initiative
• A ‘can do’ attitude

Qualifications Required:

Minimum qualifications are English, Maths and ICT GSCE’s level A-C or equivalent.


Important Other information:

Applicants must be fully committed and ready to complete this apprenticeship

Reality Check:

Do not contact the employer directly; failing to adhere to this will see your application automatically withdrawn.

About the training:

In addition to crucial ‘on the job training’ you will be working towards a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Junior Content Producer, which is the equivalent of 2-A Levels. Topics you will cover include:

• Media content creation
• Communication and presentation skills
• Industry awareness in the creative and digital sector
• Respond to a Media Content Brief
• Shooting Capturing, Editing and Storing Media Content
• Social Media Campaign Execution

Specific Questions:

1. Give us an example of when you had to take on a lead project what went well? What would you do differently?

2. Why do you think Digital Marketing is important to a business?

Application closes:
30th September 2019

*Due to the high volume of interest we have in many of our vacancies it is not always possible to respond to every application.