Photo of coloured pens and sketches on paper

Graduate UX Designer


Nomensa is a strategic experience design agency. Combining our experience in psychology, interaction design and technology, we transform digital experiences.

We work hard to understand people, their emotional reaction to design and create exciting digital interactions in response to this. We have one of the largest specialist teams in Europe, who work with our large, diverse client base across multiple private and public sectors. We design award winning digital experiences that have benefitted millions of people. From blue chips to start-ups, from Deliveroo to the NHS, whatever the sector, we deliver experience excellence.

We’ve grown significantly in the past two years and have ambitious growth plans for the future. With over 140 staff across Bristol, London, and Amsterdam, we now have an exciting opportunity for a Graduate UX Designer to join our Design team in Bristol.

Why choose Nomensa?

We’ve created a supportive working environment where you can expect to work with, and learn from, teams of highly collaborative practitioners. We are one of the few companies within the UK to achieve an Investors in People gold standard accreditation and are committed to giving our people a supportive platform for career development. Employee wellbeing is at the heart of our priorities, we have invested in support mechanisms, such as Wellbeing Officers, Mental Health First Aiders and 121 counselling sessions to support our people when they need it most.

We support flexibility and are currently enabling hybrid working, so that teams can come together to collaborate and integrate, as well as maintaining the flexibility to work from home. We work hard at creating an exciting, collaborative environment where we have one focus: humanising technology. The people you will be working with are passionate, care deeply about quality and excellence and take great professional pride in their work.

We’re proud of our culture, so why not hear about it from our people?

“I love the people and the culture at Nomensa. I do have truly wonderful colleagues and I get to enjoy my working day with some really brilliant people around me” - Ashleigh, Account Director

What you’ll be doing

You’ll join a passionate, talented team of design experts, who will support and mentor you to learn ‘on-the-job’ creative, technical and soft skills. You will work across a breadth of projects and industry sectors, and be involved in the full range of design activities as well as getting involved in design research analysis and client workshops. Variety, challenge and development are baked into the role. You’ll also get to collaborate closely with our equally passionate and talented UXers, developers and of course, our much valued clients.

What we’re looking for

There are many routes into UX design so we are not fixed on a specific qualification. For example, you might be finishing your studies in Graphic design, Illustration, Visual Media or Product design or User Experience design. Perhaps you’ve done a relevant placement year in the design industry that has given you the drive to look for a career in this space.


  • Have a real enthusiasm and appetite to learn anything and everything UX design.
  • Care about how better design delivers better inclusive digital experiences for all.
  • Have great collaboration skills, enjoy deep diving on detail to explore what it reveals, and are creative with your problem-solving.
  • Be known for make a positive contribution to any team you are part of, and are equally comfortable working independently and taking accountability for your individual work.


Our benefits for UK employees include:

  • Time to recharge: 25 days holiday (rising to 30 with length of service), your birthday off, holiday transfer scheme (up to 5 days), Summer Fridays.
  • Health & Wellbeing: BUPA cashback scheme (enhancing to BUPA medical insurance with service), 24/7 EAP, life insurance, cycle to work scheme.
  • Financial wellbeing: competitive salaries and annual pay reviews, company pension contribution, Royal London financial wellbeing service.
  • Life outside of work: currently enabling hybrid working, employee discounts scheme, time off for charity work, regular socials and fun events arranged by our Chief Happiness Officers!

The application process

For your application to be considered, we are looking for a detailed covering letter, CV and a link to any work you have done or a portfolio (not essential if you don’t have this).

The closing date for applications is: Friday 5th August

If you’re excited about working for us and don’t have all the skills listed here, but have relevant experience or transferable skills, we would love to hear from you. We understand it can be off-putting to apply if you don’t tick every box, but our culture is richer for the diverse backgrounds of our employees, and you may be exactly what we’re looking for!

Interview Adjustments - We will do everything possible to create the best experience for candidates, however we appreciate interviews can be challenging. So, please let us know if we can make any adjustments to make you more comfortable or confident. We’re happy to provide extra time or flexibility on assessments, have a chaperone on the interview, provide questions up front, or other suggestions to enhance your experience.

Sophie, our Talent Acquisition Manager can help with any questions -

Nomensa is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.