Web Designer

The Recruitment Web
Chatham, Kent
22 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Web Designer required by web design and digital marketing company based in Chatham, Kent. Salary circa £26,000 + commission depending on skills and experience.

We pride ourselves in provided outstanding web design and marketing that really works. Due to increased contacts, we are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and creative Web Designer to work alongside our design and development team producing websites and artwork for a wide variety of clients on both new and existing projects. The role will involve developing web and social content, updating existing client websites and the build of new client websites, producing compelling, functional web content

Essential Skills
-Proficient use of Windows (the company does not use Macs)
-Up to date HTML5/CSS3 skills.
-JavaScript/jQuery knowledge.
-Commercial experience of Bootstrap
-Adobe Creative Suite Skills - InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop / Fireworks, Dreamweaver
-Comprehensive knowledge of web fundamentals & best practices (Accessibility, Usability, Cross -Browser/Device Compatibility, Coding Standards etc).
-Basic understanding of SEO techniques & methods.
-Experience of WordPress (we do not use it but some of our clients do!) 

Desirable Skills
-Responsive HTML Newsletters and Email Marketing Experience.
-Basic/Some PHP knowledge.
-Relevant Diploma/Degree in graphic design. 

You will be able to demonstrate a 'Can-do' attitude with a strong interest in graphic design and visual communication. Adaptable and able to pick up new techniques, an eye for detail and consistency with excellent organisational skills is essential. You will have first class communication skills, completing projects in a professional manner and used to working to deadlines in a fast past environment with quick turnarounds.

Please Apply with your CV and a current commercial portfolio showing your understanding of layout, typography and colour used both on web sites and printed artwork.

We look forward to hearing from you