Web Designer / Graphic Designer Job - Northampton
Company: LiveLines UK Ltd
Location: Northampton NN1.
Salary: £29,000 - £30,500
Working Hours: 9am-5pm Monday - Friday
Holiday: 28 days per year (including bank holidays)
We are a leading premium rate telecommunications company situated in the heart of Northampton. We are looking for an enthusiastic, outstanding, creative and talented web designer / graphic designer. The successful applicant will be part of a team responsible for the design, maintenance and development of new and existing websites using their design and technical knowledge. They should have:
· A passion for design
· Excellent creative skills
· A good eye for detail.
· Good marketing skills that reflect in their web design
· Social media knowledge
· Great organisation skills
· Good telephone manner
· Be able to work within set time limits
We are an established company with lots of exciting and new projects being launched in 2018. We deploy new websites every day and we are always developing and improving existing websites to enhance their listings with new content.
Able to build sites using WordPress, alongside normal HTML
Proficiency in cascading style sheets
Proficiency in HTML & XHTML
Desirable basic knowledge of PHP
Knowledge of best SEO practices & applying them to your development
Cross browser compatibility and testing.
Responsive website design for mobile and tablet design.
Social Media skills
Good at communicating and working within a team.
Able to work to tight deadlines and use own initiative.
To produce accurate and high-quality work
Creating Google Analytics and Webmaster accounts
Development & Design of new websites to deadlines
Creation of website banners and website templates
Maintenance and development of existing websites
Utilizing current and existing SEO techniques onto websites
Adding new content daily across existing websites
Creating new social media graphics and posts
Answering office telephone calls (if other office staff are busy)
Our ideal applicant will be forward-thinking and ambitious and be able to work well within the design team. They must have the desire to produce varied web site designs in an organised environment and that complements our various brands. Applicants must have an existing portfolio to demonstrate their skills, ideally showing us previous designs of their websites.