Digital Designer (Southampton Football Club)

Location
Southampton, Hampshire
Salary
Competitive Salary Depending on Experience
Posted
14 Mar 2018
Closes
14 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Graduate, Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Responsibilities

  • Digital will be the focus of the role but we are also looking for a candidate who is comfortable designing layouts and final artwork for repro materials such as adverts, literature and posters that have a high visual impact.
  • You will be able to design and artwork in line with corporate guidelines and build relationships with internal departments to understand their needs and making design decisions accordingly.
  • In your role you will effectively manage multiple briefs at a time, prioritising where necessary and providing updates to the Digital & Marketing team and relevant contacts.

About You

  • We are looking for the ultimate team player who can maintain the reputation for innovative content, brand personality, and quality design for which we have become known.
  • The successful candidate will immerse themselves in the trends of digital design and will use innovation and technology to influence their designs.

Essential

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Experience of working within a pressurised environment.
  • A genuine passion with experience of high end design.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Visual Communications, Web Design or a related discipline or equivalent experience​
  • Online portfolio is a must.
  • Adobe CS 6 for Mac (Indesign, Illustrator and Photoshop).
  • PowerPoint, Keynote, HTML, JavaScript and Flash exposure.
  • Well-versed in video-editing using Adobe Premiere & After Effects and/or Final Cut Pro.
  • Strong email design abilities and digital content creation.
  • Ability to conceptualize ideas and bring them to life.
  • Deadline oriented and results driven, thrives in a high pressure environment.
  • Self-starter who is eager to help devise design ideas and run brainstorms to embrace good ideas from other members of the organization.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Must be able to work well in a team environment.
  • An understanding and ability to maintain confidentiality with all work related matters.
  • Have a passion for and strong sense of current events and pop culture, particularly as they relate to the city of Southampton.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment, moving seamlessly between team activities and tasks – coming up with creative ideas, turning those ideas into fast-moving micro-content, and distributing to the digital team.
  • Exceptional communication skills within both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Personable; with an ability to build relationships easily.

Benefits

  • If you are successful you can look forward to a healthy benefits package;
  • A competitive salary depending on experience.
  • Two Season Tickets.
  • 22 days’ holiday per year, increasing to 25 days after one full football season.
  • Life Assurance Cover of 2x salary.
  • Contributory Pension Scheme.
  • Incentivised Private Medical Insurance Scheme.
  • Child Care Vouchers.
  • Worldwide Travel Insurance.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Discounted Southampton Football Club merchandise.

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