Digital Designer

Expiring today

Recruiter
UKFast
Location
manchester
Salary
£20000 - £40000/annum + excellent benefits
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Digital Designer to join the UK's most pioneering technology company. The ideal candidate is an outstanding and hands-on designer, with a passion for branding and solid experience in creating innovative, digital work

Working closely with our in-house front-end development team, you will work on a variety of design jobs ranging from interface design, through to exciting new and existing digital clients all looking for the latest thought out and well planned online journeys. You will be involved from initial idea generation to execution, be a self-starter and be able to motivate the rest of team with your designs and thinking.

We are looking for someone who is:
Relentlessly curious - always exploring new design and technology trends
Passionate about graphic design, typography, interactivity
Conceptual thinker and problem solver who embraces challenges, always looking to add your own spin to a brief
Self-motivated but team orientated

Your responsibilities will be:
Working with the digital director to set the standard for digital design in the agency
Working in a team of frontend developers, technologists and UX designers to solve big brand challenges
Responsible for accomplishing and maintaining the quality of design throughout all phases of the project
Working on everything from initial brainstorming, concept development, visual identity and execution of ideas for websites, apps, installations, and social media channels
Helping with pitches by creating presentations, generating ideas and building rapid prototypes
Able to mentor junior members of staff to maintain quality standards and help foster innovation within the creative team

Essential skills:
Good design experience with a great portfolio to prove it
Great taste and an eye for detail
A deep understanding of design principles, including UX, UI and Responsive Design trends
Fluent in Adobe Creative Suite - specifically Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
Basic understanding of web technologies
Motion graphic experience is a plus
Endless amount of enthusiasm and energy to create great work