1. With user-friendly, interactive graphics, we are proud to present our latest project with the Equality and Human Rights Commission... on how tax and welfare reforms effect different social groups. By turning complex data into accessible and appealing online graphics, we hope readers will fully engage with and understand this critical and timely information.

    Take a look here: https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/effaith-diwygiadau-treth-lles/how-have-tax-and-welfare-reforms-affected-different-groups

    Screen grab from online site for Equality and Human Rights commission

  2. We are launching a Book Draw to win a signed copy of one of bwa partner Catherine Barr's latest picture books. To enter, please catherine [at] bwa.design (subject: I'd%20like%20to%20win%20a%20picture%20book!%20, body: Hello.%20%0A%0AI'd%20like%20to%20enter%20your%20Book%20Draw!%20%0A%0AMy%20preferred%20book%20is%20(please%20delete%20others)%3A%0A%0A10%20Reasons%20to%20Love%20a%20Bear%0A10%20Reasons%20to%20Love%20a%20Whale%0ARed%20Alert!%0A%0AMy%20name%20is%3A%20%0A%0A) (email us) with your name and your preferred book. Three lucky winners will be picked out of a hat on 27 February and asked for their bespoke dedications. The books will be published on 10 March. 

    Choose from...

    10 Reasons to Love a Bear OR 10 Reasons to Love a Whale. These are part of a Natural History Museum series of animal stories for 3–6 year olds, woven with conservation facts. 

    Red Alert! is an interactive book for 6–10 year olds, telling the tales of endangered species, with plenty of ideas for children to get involved and help save them. 

    Closing date: 25 February. 

    Three picture books written by bwa partner Catherine Barr


  3. We are happy to report that this Christmas, our clients’ secrets are disappearing up the chimney. We have compacted our shredded, confidential client papers into bricks for the fire and will be basking in the warm glow of life cycle analysis over the festive season.  

    Happy Christmas everyone! 

    Bricks made from compacted, shredded office paper

  4. bwa new team members

    We are delighted and excited to welcome three members of staff to join our team. We are bringing new 3D design skills in-house and a wealth of diverse and relevant experience that we look forward to exploring to meet our client briefs. The tea round is getting busy but we can handle it. 

  5. EHRC_Pay Gaps_Disability_Animation still

    Our recent animations, for the Equality and Human Rights Commission, highlighting pay gaps with a focus on disability, ethnicity and gender have launched this week.

  6. We are delighted to get our stickers for the National Trust's Wildlife Week out in the open this week at Newark Park. These latest I love wildlife stickers are part of a series for the property, encouraging families and children to explore and enjoy the great outdoors that Newark has to offer. 

    wildlife week stickers

  7. Supporting the new Plate Up for the Planet campaign we have designed for The Vegan Society, the bwa office has committed to going vegan for the week. Over half a million people in the UK are vegan and numbers are rising fast, especially amongst young people. By being vegan you can reduce your food-related carbon footprint by 50%. Chew on the fact that it is the best thing you can do to protect the planet and help stop climate change. 

    bwa designed the campaign name, logo, animation and all campaign print collateral.  

    So please join us and Plate Up for the Planet! https://www.vegansociety.com #plateupfortheplanet

    plate up for the planet logo

  8. bwa design_Hay-on-Wye

    We are looking for a junior/middle-weight talented designer who wants to make a positive impact in society. If you like dramatic views and want to make a difference, join our fast-paced design team on the Welsh borders. We design to inspire action, interest and curiosity for high profile clients across the social, environmental and heritage sectors.  

    Our new designer must have a strong appetite to get stuck in on all projects, step up to challenges and be keen to develop new skills and progress quickly. 

    The role will include:
    // conceptual development for print, 3D and digital projects
    // adaptation and development of creative solutions in keeping with brand guidelines
    // artworking of print publications from leaflets to annual reports to exhibition displays
    // problem solving for client briefs
    // working in collaboration with the creative team
    // working to deadlines
    // liaising with clients and suppliers
    // learning new skills

    Required skills:
    // good technical skills in Adobe Creative Suite
    // the ability to pick up new skills quickly
    // basic understanding of print and production process, with a strong interest to learn more
    // basic artwork knowledge with the desire to learn more
    // the confidence to ask questions and highlight concerns when they arise
    // strong organisation skills and the ability to multi-task
    // excellent attention to detail

    Bonus but not essential: Vectorworks, SketchUp, After Effects

    Please apply in writing, stating why you’d like to work with us; and enclose your cv and a pdf of work
    (10MB max) to hannah [at] bwa.design (subject: bwa%20designer)

    Salary: negotiable dependent on experience

    Closing date: Friday 28 July 2017, interviews planned for week of 7th August

    Please note only successful applicants will receive a reply. Sorry, no agencies.

    Download job description pdf here