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Nov 22, 2017

Mid-Weight Digital Designer

Permanent

Agent: Jonny F.

Job #: 125775

Job Description

Mid-Weight Digital Designer

 

Salary - £35K-£40K

Location - Central London

Start Date - ASAP/Notice Period

Our client are a leading British fashion retailer with over 100 years of heritage, providing smart and casual wear for both men and women, they boast a number of high profile customers, including royalty and Hollywood’s elite. Our client continue to uphold the tradition of their brand, while keeping up with modern advancements in technology and consumerism.

 

Role Description

Our client are looking for a talented, digitally focussed Designer that specialises with a strong understanding of UX principles and design for the web. They would be responsible for the design and implementation of the company website, ensuring creativity and consistency throughout. Continuing the regular updates and pushing the design as far as possible. Our client work across all digital platforms and require a candidate with a strong knowledge of responsive design requirements and a real mobile first mentality. An understanding of HTML and CSS is required, being able to read the code to identify and fix any potential issues.

The chosen candidate will also be tasked with various other digital projects, including work on emails and other digital communications and marketing pieces, including Social Media. There is also the potential for the chosen candidate to get their teeth into some Art Direction and develop their visual skills, or push other creative areas such as video, animation or direction.

 

Skills & Experience

The chosen candidate will ideally come from a fashion and retail background and have extensive digital design experience. A mobile first mentality is essential and a knowledge of design for responsive layouts. A good understanding of UX and UI capabilities is essential in terms of progressing the role. Our client are looking for a proactive and motivated individual to gel as part of their cohesive team, keen to expand the role and push the current design elements.

Other skills include:

  • Fully proficient in Adobe CS
  • Excellent working knowledge of Sketch
  • Good understanding of HTML & CSS​
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced environment
  • Knowledge of UX process
  • Retail experience highly beneficial
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Any additional creative skills are a bonus i.e. Animation, Illustration, Video.

 

**Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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