Careers

When you join Canny, you become part of a culture built on creativity and authenticity, where collaboration is at the heart of everything we do.

As a close-knit team, our people are our most valuable asset. We're dedicated to supporting creative professionals as they grow and progress.

We love what we do, and we’re good at what we do, but we do it without ego.

We’re down-to-earth, and hardworking and if you’re ready to grow, then you’ve come to the right place.

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Who are we?

Hola, I'm Glen, Head of Design at Canny. I feel like the elder statesman at Canny, from being in a tiny box office to travelling the world. I help clients get the most out of their brand visually, whether that be on the web or the real world.

We offer benefits that help you feel and do your best, making work (and life) more enjoyable and more productive.

4 Day Work Week

We only work Monday to Friday, so you have 3 days off to fully relax and recharge yourself.

Competitive Pay

A competitive salary which is regularly reviewed, ensuring you’re never standing still.

Free On-Site Parking

When you’re in the office (which isn’t always!) parking is free, keeping commuting costs down.

Studio Shutdown

Enjoy an extended break over the Christmas period, to rest, recharge, and be merry!

Social Events

Regular social events so that we can get to know each other both in and out of the office.

Complimentary Office Snacks

It’s all about the snacks, nobody likes to work on an empty stomach!

What we're made of...

100

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Creativity

100

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Authentic

50

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Tea & Biscuits

We know that's 250%
But we're creatives, not mathematicians!

Want to see how we measure up?

At Canny, personal well-being stands alongside performance and career advancement.

While we're passionate about our work, we never forget that we're all humans first—with lives and hobbies beyond the office.

We work hard throughout the week, and enjoy our 3 day weekends, meaning we come back refreshed and ready for whatever unexpected twists the new week brings - because that’s half the fun - right?!

Your old job!
Lack of work-life balance 4 day work week
No flexibility Hybrid working
Playing a guessing game Regular check-ins and feedback
Stuck in a rut Career progression
Looking at the same 4 walls Regular travel opportunities
If it’s not my idea, it’s a bad idea There's no such thing as a bad idea!
Your old job
Lack of work-life balance
No flexibility
Playing a guessing game
Stuck in a rut
Looking at the same 4 walls
If it’s not my idea, it’s a bad idea
4 day work week
Hybrid working
Regular check-ins and feedback
Career progression
Regular travel opportunities
There's no such thing as a bad idea!

Our roles

Design

At Canny, the Design Team is the heart and soul of the company.

Here, we focus on turning client briefs into striking visual realities. Our team of skilled designers specialises in creating engaging design work that truly connects with our client’s target audience.

From brand identity and website design to interactive digital experiences and exhibition stands, the design team thrives on challenges, consistently pushing the boundaries of visual communication.

Collaboration is key, as designers work closely with both clients and other Canny teams to ensure a seamless integration of aesthetics and functionality.

Will Storer

Brand Designer

Glen Millen

Head of Design

What’s involved…

Strategy

Developing creative strategies that align with the creative brief and our client's objectives.

Design

Crafting visually compelling and effective design solutions across a range of touchpoints.

Delivery

Engaging in active relationships with clients to ensure a cohesive and impactful final product.

Development

The Development Team is where the creative meets the technical.

Here, we bring design work to life, developing functional and intuitive websites that convert our client’s visitors into customers.

Our developers navigate the world of coding, ensuring that each website project doesn’t just look good, but is technically robust, testing both cross-browser and cross-platform. They focus on user experience, ensuring that everything they build is fully accessible, responsive, and optimised for performance.

The Development Team stays at the forefront of technological advancements, regularly adopting new methods and tools to deliver the best websites out there.

Will Hurst

Web Developer

Jordan Rowe

Head of Development

What’s involved…

Implementation

Building and deploying robust, user-friendly websites and applications.

Problem-Sovling

Tackling technical challenges with innovative and efficient solutions.

Continuous Improvement

Continually updating skills and methodologies to stay ahead in a rapidly evolving tech landscape.

Content

The Content Team is where compelling storytelling intersects with strategic marketing.

Here, we articulate a brand’s voice, crafting content that engages and informs. Our content team excels in creating content that resonates with the audience, attracting website visitors and turning them into engaged followers and customers.

Our team ensures that every piece of content, from website copy to blog posts, not only captivates, but aligns with our client’s objectives. They blend creativity with SEO, ensuring that the content we create performs well in search engines and reaches the intended audience.

Keeping pace with the dynamic digital marketing landscape, we continuously refine our strategies and explore new ideas, helping our clients stand out in a crowded digital world.

Tony Hardy

Founder and Director

Amy Johnson

Content Strategist

What’s involved…

Content Strategy

Creating and executing content strategies that align with overall marketing goals.

Content Creation

Producing engaging, relevant content tailored to different platforms and audiences.

SEO and Analytics

Optimising content for search engines and using analytics to refine and improve.

Employee journeys

At Canny, we value growth, as that’s the exciting bit!

Nobody likes feeling stuck. That’s why we offer training and development opportunities to help you advance. We support both your personal and professional journeys.

See for yourself through the experiences of our Canny team members.

I’ve grown in confidence as a marketing professional since starting at Canny, as the team has been so supportive in helping me take on new challenges to develop my skills. 📢

Since starting at Canny, I’ve moved from Junior to Content Strategist working on some fantastic projects. From delivering workshops across Texas to producing content for clients across a range of sectors, no two days are the same.

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If you’re ready to join a team of ambitious people and grow with us, then we’d love to meet you! Check out our latest job opportunities here.

Check out our latest job opportunities.

We are actively looking

Junior Designer

We are a thriving design agency looking for a Junior Graphic Designer who will work as part of our growing team, to design and implement branding and website solutions for our clients.

We are experiencing a period of rapid growth and are looking to establish the very best design team to take the agency to the next level.

POSTED 01/12/23

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FAQ

Get the answers to your questions about working at Canny.

  • What types of roles are available at Canny?

    We offer diverse roles including design, development, operations, and content strategy. Our team features positions like Head of Design, Head of Development, Content Strategist, as well as various levels of designers and developers. Our careers page is regularly updated with new opportunities that cater to a wide range of skills and interests.

  • How does the application process work?

    To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter via the link above. If your skills and experience align with our requirements, we'll contact you for an interview.

  • What is the agency's working culture like?

    Our agency operates with the ethos of 'less agency, more partner.' We strive to create and maintain a collaborative, inclusive, and creative environment, emphasising the empowerment of small marketing teams. Our culture champions continuous personal and professional growth.

  • Are there opportunities for professional development?

    We're committed to the professional development of our staff. We offer training programmes, encourage participation in workshops and conferences, and provide resources for ongoing learning, aiming to support career progression within the agency.

  • Does the agency support a 4-day work week, and how does it affect working hours?

    We have embraced the 4-day work week model, allowing our team to enjoy a three-day weekend. This means our typical work hours are from 8:30 am to 6:00 pm, Monday to Thursday. This approach aims to enhance work-life balance while maintaining productivity and client satisfaction.

  • How does the 4 Day Workweek work?

    Yes, considering our global clientele and location in the North East of England, we offer remote work and flexible hours. This is to accommodate various time zones and personal commitments, ensuring a supportive and adaptable work environment.