Digital Designer

JD Sports
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Responsible to:

Senior Digital Creative

Responsible for:

Digital Design / Creative


Multi Channel Creative / Design Team


2 positions available

The Sharp Project, M40 5BJ

Bury Head Office, BL9 8RR


8:30-5:30, Monday to Friday

Role Overview:

Working within the busy creative studio, the right candidate will provide the business with the creation of engaging, innovative and effective design executions across a variety of formats.

Key Duties/Responsibilities:·Responsible for: Development of the website and it’s functionality, email designs, web banners, creative web page executions, microsites, development of apps on mobile and tablet (both iOS & Android devices).

·Propose and present several executions in response to briefs.

·Follow the branding, UI interaction and performance guidelines.

·Ensure that all executions are produced in a customer focused manner with regard to legibility, usability, functionality and performance.

·Implement new ideas, bring specialist skills and develop the quality of all digital creative.

·See creative through from initial concept to final execution.

·Must be able to take direction well and understand requirements.

·Liaise with developers and digital art workers to execute concepts.

·Collaborate with the wider creative team and utilise studio departments.

·Understand the department’s quality management and file management systems and employ a methodical approach to archive management and file organisation.

Skills/Experience/Knowledge needed:

·Educated to degree level or equivalent (in a creative discipline).

·Proven experience within a similar role.

·Must be organised and able to manage work loads.

·Able to work accurately and effectively, quickly turn work around whilst maintaining a high level of quality.

·Able to react to retail in an ever changing environment.

·Must be self motivated and pro-active.

·Excellent knowledge and understanding of the Adobe Creative Suite especially Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator. Knowledge of HTML, Adobe Flash and After Effects is advantageous.

·Strong all round creative portfolio, expressing layout skills in web design, typography and graphic design.

·Ability to clearly articulate ideas to line manager and other non-graphical team members.

·Must be passionate for digital design and have an interest in web design, typography, moving image and everything digital.

·Desire to develop and gain a greater understanding of the business.

·Appetite to move digital design forward and create exciting, functional designs.

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