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If you’re as passionate about travel as we are, then please drop us a line, we’d love to hear from you. Take a look at the various career listings below or click on a link below for more information. If you don’t see the job you’re looking for, feel free to send your CV and covering letter to [email protected] so we can contact you next time we’re recruiting…


Job Title: Senior Designer

Line Manager: Group Art Director and Head of Marketing

Experience Level: Middleweight

Location: Shoredtich, London

Position Type: Full Time, Permanent

Salary: £32-35k + bonuses (dependent on experience)


Applications close: 18th May 2018



We are an award-winning luxury, bespoke travel company that delivers imaginative, cutting-edge travel experiences around the world. We are looking for a Senior Designer with strong web, UX and print background to join our ambitious design team. From ideation stage to final product you will concept and design our digital communications. You will have a logical and pragmatic mindset, you are highly motivated and excited by beautifully designed digital experiences, you are confident in your own ability and know how to put the user’ needs firmly at the heart of the process.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Research, brainstorm and translate conceptual ideas into engaging, visually rich designs solutions
  • Create visually striking and functional designs for our website and digital channels (email and social), from start to finish
  • Upon advice from our CRO agency, take web design briefs and turn them into suitable wireframes and to project manage delivery with our web-developer
  • Print design for ad hoc collateral such as brochures, flyers and the occasional packaging work for client direct mails
  • Assisting pitch decks for PR, brand partnerships and product campaigns
  • Produce itinerary documents for high net worth clients
  • Ability to work within brand and design guidelines, whilst also considering unique interpretation
  • Organising complex information in a way that is simple, user friendly, logical and clear
  • Collaborate with the team to ensure visual consistency across the project
  • Ability to work within time constraints and deadlines


What you’ll have:

  • 3+ years experience as a UX/UI Designer, with a strong understanding of UX processes
  • Excellent visual and user focused design skills
  • Excellent understanding of designing for web & mobile (i.e. responsive and mobile-first design)
  • Agile environment experience, working collaboratively within a team as well as being self-led
  • Experience in user research, ability to analyse data and validate, before creating a solution
  • A ‘here to help’ attitude, who absolutely, fundamentally believes that we’re better together, happy to share ideas, take constructive feedback, support with additional work when required
  • Strong understanding of web usability and accessibility, digital trends and how websites and email newsletters are put together
  • Exceptional communication skills, including the ability to clearly explain design concepts
  • Excellent time management and self-organisation
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe creative suite
  • Print experience is a bonus but as we are a multi-disciplinary team, you should have a basic knowledge of setting up artwork for print


What we offer:

  • An amazing opportunity to join our rapidly growing, multi-award-winning international travel company
  • Performance based bonus
  • Pension scheme
  • Great opportunities to make the role your own and get involved with exciting projects
  • Regular work drinks and events – from creative afternoons to reward days
  • Travel opportunities for work as well as holiday perks


How to Apply:

If interested please us your CV, cover letter and PDF portfolio to Louisa Lau at [email protected]

What we’re looking for…

We’re on the hunt for an experienced Travel Expert to join the sales team in our London or New York office. If you share our huge passion for travel and are excited by the opportunity to create unique travel experiences that will inspire and astound our clients then we’d love to hear from you.

We are looking for a candidate who has previous experience of creating tailor-made, cutting-edge travel experiences and honeymoons and has a drive to succeed in sales by delivering world-class levels of service and a highly personalised approach.

We’re a multi-award winning bespoke, luxury tour operator based in Shoreditch, London and also in Manhattan, New York and can offer you a buzzy, dynamic environment with great travel opportunities and the chance to make a real difference within a fast-growing, forward-thinking company.

We love, love, love creative people with open minds and ideas that will contribute to both your own team and the wider business.

Key requirements will ideally include…

Previous sales experience in the travel industry at a bespoke travel company within the luxury sector.

Great relationship-building skills, with the ability to quickly build rapport with clients and understand their ideal travel experience, before creating a bespoke itinerary that perfectly matches their needs.

Extensive destination knowledge and the passion to continually stay on top of ‘what’s hot and what’s not’ in your specialist areas in order to ensure we are offering our clients genuinely cutting-edge advice.

Ability to work closely with our marketing and product teams to share ideas that will keep our brand and product range fresh.

Understanding and experience of using a GDS for flight bookings (Galileo preferable).

High level of commercialism when working with suppliers and pricing trips to ensure that we are as competitive as possible from a ‘value’ perspective.

Keen attention to detail to ensure that all trips sold are executed perfectly on the ground and that all client correspondence is of the highest possible standard.

Exceptional communication and organisational skills throughout the booking to offer the best customer service before, during and after the trip.

Enthusiastic phone manner to excite clients about potential or future trips

If the above sounds like you…

…and you feel you can make a difference at Black Tomato please send a covering letter and CV to [email protected] and [email protected] Please flag in the subject line whether you are interested in joining our London or New York office.

We have a number of internships available in our different departments: Marketing, Sales, Operations and Editorial teams. Our flexible internships offer fantastic opportunities to shadow various team members and gain experience in a busy and dynamic team – based in our offices at 40-42 Scrutton Street, London EC2A 4PP.

For further details or to begin your application please send your CV and a covering letter explaining why you’d like to intern at Black Tomato to [email protected]

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