Digital Designer

Recruiter
Wallace Hind
Location
Hemel Hempstead
Salary
£30,000 - £40,000 per annum
Posted
14 Feb 2018
Closes
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Graduate, Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The best opportunity for a Digital Designer to work for a leading UK retail brand who propose that the successful applicant for this role starts the entire design strategy from scratch. There simply isn’t anything around with this level of autonomy for a Digital Designer.

The team are fantastic, so to fit in you will be enthusiastic, creative, commercial and full of energy. There’s a lot to get done for the launch of the new website! It will be your job to ensure it looks great, while enticing a consumer through the entire customer journey, while working with 3rd parties to ensure the optimisation is working effectively.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the design, maintenance and development of the site and sub sites, using their design and technical knowledge.

Responsibilities

  • You will need up-to-date knowledge and strong proficiency of the Adobe creative suite, specifically In-design, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Broad understanding and appreciation of UX for both mobile and web
  • A firm grasp of Digital Marketing and SEO
  • Creative flair
  • Ability to think objectively and strategically
  • An appreciation for mobile-first and responsive design
  • Experience with HTML and CSS and further web development tools desirable.
  • A working knowledge of After Effects and the ability to make motion graphics / edit video content would be a bonus but not essential.

About You

  • Creative Output: produce highest quality creative solutions for the website and external marketing
  • Creative Direction: own the creative direction of the website ensuring that it is in line with the over-all creative tone of the brand and the retail stores
  • Briefs: respond to briefs for the website, emails and external marketing providing the highest quality creative assets
  • Campaigns: working within the e-commerce team to plan in advance the creative executions to support the yearly promotional calendar
  • Commercial responsibility: As part of the e-Commerce team take ownership of the commercial performance of design, providing critical feedback and reporting

Benefits

  • A passion to grow skill set within a friendly team
  • Ultra-organised and structured in your work.
  • Excellent I.T. skills.
  • The ability to work independently, under pressure and to strict time constraints.
  • Experience in marketing is beneficial but not essential.
  • A relevant degree such as Graphic Design, Graphic Communication or Visual Communication or equivalent experience.

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