Senior Digital Designer / UX Designer

Recruiter
Guru Careers
Location
City Of London
Salary
£50000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted
14 May 2018
Closes
11 Jun 2018
Ref
CD-GCE2531A
Contact
Chris Downes
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Digital Designer / UX Designer

We have a unique opportunity for a Senior Digital Designer / UX Designer to join a leading independent design agency based near the Tower of London. Working with leading consumer brands across Commercial, Residential, Corporate, Hotels & Leisure, Luxury and Retail you will play a key role in delivering an array of exciting creative marketing projects.

To qualify... You will need to be an adaptable, innovative and creative Senior Digital Designer / UX Designer / Web Designer / Online Designer / Creative Designer or similar with a CV and portfolio that demonstrates:

Duties and responsibilities

Working directly with the Digital Director, Digital Creative Director and other team members, the candidate will be expected to:

  • Deliver responsive and systematic designs – both visual and user experience-based - through an agile methodology;
  • Guide the look and feel for entire websites, interactive presentations, apps, microsites and more;
  • Ideate and co-design with peers and clients in a positive and collaborative manner;
  • Present design work confidently to stakeholders, and build trusting relationships with both clients and colleagues;
  • Ensure projects and tasks are delivered on time and on budget, and to the highest quality;
  • Share your knowledge with the team and mentor mid/junior designers;
  • Have an infectious drive for creative solutions and an impeccable attention to detail;
  • Stay up to date with latest design and technology trends;
  • Participate in a never-ending slew of pitches;
  • Deliver client and team satisfaction;
  • Explore UX options, perform UX research and produce UX-related outputs including wireframes and prototypes;
  • Create prototypes, design concepts and proof-of-concepts via the most appropriate route – e.g. Sketch, AE animations, etc;
  • Establish rapport and maintain long-term relationships with client representatives and executives
  • Prioritise and set expectations on key deliverables;
  • Utilize sound project management processes and tools and work collaboratively with other team members;
  • Effectively manage multiple projects to deliver on cost, quality, and timing targets;
  • Being heavily involved in briefing from client needs to the internal team, via the Digital Project Manager.

Skills:

  • Solid experience within a dedicated design role (agency or client-side);
  • Exceptional design aesthetics with folio to demonstrate;
  • Proven understanding of intuitive UI and motion design;
  • Strong UX skills and a thorough understanding of user-centred design;
  • Expert across the Adobe Creative Suite;
  • Proficient in branding design methodologies and design thinking;
  • Ability to create mock-ups of interfaces in the latest prototyping software, After Effects or similar;
  • Understanding of front-end technologies, limitations and opportunities – to ensure nothing is designed that cannot be built;
  • Previous luxury and property design experience highly desirable;
  • A level-headed demeanour under pressure;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Experience-based understanding of the complexities and processes involved in website and app creation;
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment.

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