UX Design Trainee Scheme

London (Central), London (Greater)
£22,714 per year
01 Jun 2021
01 Jul 2021
Role Type
Start Date
6-12 months

Key information

Start date: January 2022

Locations: London, Salford or Glasgow

Scheme duration: 12 Months – The UX Design Trainee Scheme is a one year programme, where on successful completion you will automatically move into a role in the UX&D team.

What to expect on your trainee scheme

This is your chance to join our team of innovative and supportive UX designers. Get involved with the insight, imagination and regular research we use to create incredible experiences for people across the world.

On this year-long programme you'll rotate across a range of products – from iPlayer to News, from Sport to CBeebies.

You’ll work on real projects with senior members of the User Experience and Design team, as well as technical and editorial teams from across the BBC. You’ll gain unparalleled experience, as you get involved in user research, information architecture, content analysis, interaction design, visual design, prototyping and much more.

We’ve got placements available in London and/or Salford. So your location could be flexible depending on what suits you.

What are we offering?

  • A salary of £22,714 per year (pro-rated), plus London Weighting (£4,682 at fixed rate) for those individuals who have London as their primary work base.
  • 25 days holiday a year with an option to buy or sell days to suit you. As well as national bank holidays, you’ll also get an extra day-off between Christmas and New Year.
  • Gold-standard industry training delivered by the BBC Academy from specialists and senior BBC and freelance production staff.
  • A mentor to support and guide you during your training.
  • A defined contributions pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.

Want to learn more about the scheme?

If you would like to learn more about the BBC UX Design Trainee Scheme you can via UX&D team articles where you can learn about past trainee experiences and more: https://www.bbc.co.uk/gel/topics/ux-trainee


We are a diversity champion and we promote a good working environment for all existing and potential staff ensuring equal treatment for all of our employees. We have formed a partnership with VERCIDA, the UK's largest diversity and inclusion focused careers site. All of our vacancies are also listed on VERCIDA. Click here to view our vacancies in an accessible format.  If you have a disability you will also have the option to go through our Extend Hub when you apply.

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