Design Executive

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Location
Warrington
Salary
Competitive Salary Dependent on Experience
Posted
14 Mar 2018
Closes
14 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Graduate, Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Join Latitude Digital Marketing’s award-winning Organic Performance Team. In this entry-level position, you will be responsible for a wide range of tasks – all of which rely on creativity, attention to detail, and excellent time management. You will work alongside Latitude’s multi-disciplined digital marketers, reporting into the Design Strategist. From designing marketing material for Latitude, to creating content for Latitude’s eclectic range of clients – you will be required to turn your hand to a variety of new challenges. Passionate designers tend to excel in this position as you have the opportunity to improve your design skills every day, while working alongside other creative professionals that can take your work up a level. Your critical thinking will be tested on a daily basis in order to keep up with the digital industry and a fast-paced working environment. With all digital media formats worked on by this team (online content, video production, interactive web apps), this is a fantastic first step into a design career within a digital marketing agency.

Responsibilities

  • Produce attractive and effective designs for a range of different media
  • Rise to a variety of challenges on a project by project basis, led by colleagues within the Organic Performance and Performance Media teams
  • Develop existing skills by working with senior creative staff on a range of ambitious and innovative projects
  • Offer input to creative meetings and proactively share ideas
  • Create unique and compelling award entry imagery for Latitude's finest work
  • Identify and own opportunities to produce new marketing collateral for Latitude
  • Support new business opportunities when called upon, in particular, helping to design PowerPoint slides that effectively communicate complex information.
  • Help to develop the Latitude brand and actively "police" it throughout the agency
  • Produce case study content for Latitude's website on a monthly basis
  • Create quality illustrations for client projects

About You

  • A self-motivated personality
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Comfortable giving and receiving feedback
  • Passion for marketing
  • Respect for efficient procedures
  • Skilled in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign
  • Good understanding of design principles, including colour, typography and visual hierarchy
  • Basic understanding of UX principles
  • Basic understanding of HTML/CSS
  • A portfolio of quality design work
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs

Benefits

  • Comfortable in using content management systems (i.e. WordPress)
  • Basic understanding of web development/design
  • Experience of creating banner ads
  • HTML 5 Animation
  • Skilled in illustration in a variety of styles
  • Skilled in Adobe Animate/Google Web Designer
  • Video Editing or Motion Graphics skills

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