Digital Designer

Contact 3 - Pertemps Managed Solutions
£30000 - £35000/annum
16 Jun 2017
16 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Digital Designer – Manchester

We are looking for a Digital Designer / Graphic Designer to join a leading Digital Transformation team based in Manchester.

You will be working on a range of digital design projects. Working closely with internal clients, you will develop clear briefs, agree timescales and advise colleagues throughout the design process. You will lead on the design of innovative digital collateral and deliver innovative design solutions to a consistently high standard in a timely way.

You will ensure that the digital communication products comply with the company's design and branding guidelines, and contribute to developing and strengthening their visual identity by investigating, innovating, and developing creative design trends across the web, social media and mobile apps. In return, you'll benefit from being part of an organisation that is genuinely committed to its people.

In this role you will;

- Take part in the creative/conceptual phase of campaigns to create outstanding design and user experience across the brand.

- Develop innovative and impactful design solutions for online and offline products.

- Work closely with internal clients and the Marketing Communications team to develop a clear brief, agree timescales and advise them throughout the design process.

- Provide creative design solutions ensuring the brief is fulfilled to the highest standards and delivered to the schedule set by the Senior Graphic Designer.

- Support the Senior Graphic Designer in investigating, innovating, and developing creative design trends, with an emphasis on website, social, and mobile in line with the Digital Media Strategy.

- Support the development and strengthening of visual identity across all internal and external communications by maintaining the design and branding guidelines, creating all materials to align with these guidelines and helping colleagues produce branded materials (eg MS Word and PowerPoint templates).

- Help develop and maintain the photo and video library, and checking that all images meet guidelines on image use and licence and permission requirements.

- Deliver communications materials in accessible formats (e.g. ebooks, interactive PDFs, large print, easy read, for screen readers), and work with translators to produce materials in a range of languages in line with policies and legal requirements.

Experience and Qualifications;

- Good knowledge of the principles of graphic design including typography and best practice in digital, and demonstrable experience of practising these within the bounds of corporate identity.

- Experience in providing graphic design support across a range of online and offline formats, as well as an appreciation of multimedia, film and photography.

- Some knowledge of wireframing and UX/UI and an appreciation of HTML and CSS and how it affects digital design

- Experience of developing data visualisations (eg graphs, maps, charts) and infographics to convey complex messages.

- In-depth knowledge and experience of using current software packages, such as Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Acrobat Pro (Creative Cloud), and MS Word and PowerPoint. Experience of using Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects for creating videos is desirable but not essential.

- Photography skill, experience of editing videos and creating motion graphics, and the ability to create e-books using InDesign are desirable but not essential.

- Enthusiasm for design and well-informed of current trends and issues, with an interest in emerging technologies

Closing date for applications – Friday 16th June

If you have previous experience as a Digital Designer, Graphic Designer or UI Designer and would like more information on this role then please get in touch! Either contact Clare Choytooa at Pertemps Managed Solutions via Linked In or email, or click on the apply button to send over your application immediately