Senior Designer


Contract Type:
Fixed Term

Closing date:

We are hosting a live Virtual Q&A where you can learn more about the roles we currently have live. On Monday 23rd Nov, 09:30am-10:30am you can hear from the hiring managers for the following roles: Ticketing Manager, Deputy Ticketing Manager, Senior Designer, Studio Manager, Senior Editorial Manager, Video Editor/Videographer. Join the event as an anonymous participant via this link.

MIF invites great artists from across the globe to create extraordinary new work for the Festival, which is staged every two years at venues and found spaces across Manchester. Our future home is The Factory, a world-class cultural space being built in the heart of the city, where we’ll present a year-round programme and artists will be able to develop work of huge ambition and scale that they might not be able to anywhere else.

Working under the direction of the studio’s Head of Design, The Senior Designer will be responsible for delivering the design and production for the 2021 Manchester International Festival (MIF) and The Factory.

Senior Designer – MIF Job Pack

Closing date 30 November 2020

Interviews will take place on 09 December 2020

Please use the Submit your application button at the top of the page to apply.

If you encounter any technical difficulties or require an alternate format, please see the word version of the form here – MIF Job Application Form – Senior Designer (downloadable word version of form)

Manchester International Festival operate an online application process. However, if you have any specific accessibility requirements (such as printed forms/Job Packs) please contact the Festival Office 0161 8174500 to discuss or email

The online application form will require you to complete the following:
equal opportunities data, personal information, employment history (incl dates, duties & reasons for leaving), qualifications and training history (incl. dates & level of certification as applicable), two references with contact details, a statement outlining why you have applied and why you believe you are a suitable candidate for this position and what particular qualities and experience you would bring to the post if appointed. We advise you to have this information ready before beginning your application.

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