Web Designer

Bailey Finch Associates
15 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Bailey Finch Associates are delighted to assist our client with the role of Web Designer.

As Web Designer you will be responsible for creating engaging design across a wide spectrum of digital and print mediums.

You will sit within the Marketing department, reporting into the UX/UI Design Manager. The role will be predominantly working alongside the wider Design/UX teams, and Web/CRM teams.

We are looking for a talented Web Designer with established skills in both digital design and front-end development. You must have proven experience within e-commerce and will also need a strong knowledge of responsive HTML & CSS , as well as Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Experience with testing and optimising would also be hugely advantageous.

Key Responsibilities:

Oversee production of day-to-day design tasks in line with briefs provided by the wider marketing team, including:
Execution of all seasonal campaign creative - logos, mastheads and general 'look and feel’, and monitor their application across multiple channels
Creation of PSD assets / templates for email and web
Regular website updates, through the creation and deployment of HTML / CSS web pages for campaign
Designing and building engaging email campaigns
Support wider design team with regular website updates and CRM campaigns as required
Alongside UX/UI Design Manager, take ownership of the clients brands, and ensure they are being applied consistently across all areas of the business
Print work will be ad hoc, but may include seasonal flyers, brochures and leaflets
Involvement in project groups as required, including creation of design concepts for site changes and new projects (e.g. UX improvements, wireframing, new functionality)
Mentoring and assisting more junior members of the team with their work

Desired Skills & Experience:

As a Web Designer we'll count on you to bring creativity and innovation to every job you work on. Working alongside their website and IT team, you will be responsible for creating engaging design across a wide spectrum of digital and print mediums.

Key Skills

A solid understanding and experience of HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery. Experience of responsive coding essential, with a particular focus on Bootstrap
Experience of using browser developer tools for manipulating DOM elements
Must have experience with Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
Strong skills in CMS design & code, especially responsive CRM templates
Working to strict deadlines as part of a fast moving ecommerce design team, while having the ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities
High attention to detail, with demonstrable written, verbal communication and presentation skills to all levels of seniority and disciplines within the organisation with an ability to demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills
Quick learner with ability to think pro-actively and build solid working relationships with wider members of the business
An online portfolio of previous work

Desirable Skills

Previous experience overseeing/mentoring junior designers advantageous
Experience of working alongside Dev and IT teams
Experience of using Endeca
Print experience an advantage but not essential
Experience in usability and MVT testing an advantage

If this sounds of interest to you, please forward your cv in the first instance to Bailey Finch Associates who are acting as a recruitment agency with this vacancy

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