Current Vacancies

BDSDigital, the web and design division within BDS, has two vacancies for talented designers.

Design Studio Manager

We are looking for an experienced designer who can manage the Design team’s work and assist the Sales team in understanding the client’s requirements and produce quality results. You will have experience in designing both for print and web and have a desire to deliver excellent solutions within an agreed timescale and to an allocated budget. You will have strong interpersonal and communication skills and be familiar with completing tenders to win business.

Person specification available here.

Junior Designer

This post will suit a recent graduate, or one with one or two years’ experience. You will be keen to work in a fast-paced Design Studio, working in a team of print and web designers.

Person specification available here.

Both posts require experience in using Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. You will also be expected to understand social media set-up, management and running campaigns both internally and for clients. BDS is a company renowned for delivering quality solutions. You will work in the pleasant surroundings of The Crichton Business Park, and be involved in a dynamic successful business with a growing client base.

Please apply to by 1 June 2018, enclosing a CV and links to your portfolio.

If you would be interested in working for BDS without applying for a specific position, please write to us detailing your skills and interests and attach a copy of your CV by clicking here.

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Working for BDS

The BDS Group is a progressive company with growing opportunities in the world marketplace of metadata provision.

Based in attractive offices in Dumfries, Scotland, BDS’s core activity is the creation of metadata on books, DVD, music, games and downloadable content. This data is used in the library, retail and trade, publishing and agency sectors. It is a growing commercial field where opportunities are opening as digital technology expands.

Related activity within The BDS Group includes IT and web technology, and design for web and print.

Working for The BDS Group offers the opportunity for employees to be involved in a dynamic business with expanding career opportunities. We are always open to approaches from people with the right credentials and the vision to take our business forward or to improve efficiencies within our current setup.

We have roles in Sales, Cataloguing, Annotating and Data Editing, Programming and Systems Analysis, Publisher Liaison, Web and Media Design.

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Our Values

The BDS Group recognises that people are our most valuable resource. Our teams consist of highly motivated individuals who have a high level of attention to detail and are passionate about the quality of what they produce while the diversity of our teams and individuals bring new ideas and perspectives to the fore-front. The BDS Group believes in supporting its people to achieve continued personal development.