Senior Front End Developer/Designer -Digital Marketing

Recruiter
Octain Recruitment
Location
Chelmsford
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
17 May 2017
Closes
16 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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A fantastic opportunity has become available for a talented web designer with front end development skills and a real passion for creativity, marketing and design to join our fast growing, highly reputable company.

We are looking for someone who is immersed in digital, and understands the power of a great website and how getting the right video and animation can be a powerful tool. As well as an expert in all things digital, create visually stunning infographics and build websites in Wordpress, all whilst helping the company to be creative and innovative in their approach to digital marketing campaigns.

Duties will include:

  • Designing websites with emphasis on UX and conversions
  • Building websites in Wordpress with the support of a back end developer
  • Supporting other team members in the design of external marketing materials - including presentations, emails, case studies, proposals and brochures
  • Sourcing imagery/ photography/ videography for use in marketing materials
  • Designing and refreshing logos
  • Create concept visuals for customer presentation
  • Research graphics and trends this includes producing trend boards and sketches of new ideas
  • Creating great designs ( designing the layouts from brief, to concept, to finished item)
  • Designing for both print and the web

Required skills:

  • Strong creative capability, aware of the latest trends/ styles, and forthcoming with new fresh ideas
  • A good understanding of UX and conversion best practice
  • Proactivity, forward thinking and the ability to take the initiative is essential
  • Ability to work independently
  • Be ambitious to push your ideas forward and take pride in your work
  • Excellent Graphic skills
  • Great eye for detail
  • Presentation of ideas and research to the team and clients
  • Solid understanding of what a brand is and the branding process
  • Commercial awareness
  • Outstanding working knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Illustrator & Photoshop
  • Knowledge and experience in designing and building Wordpress sites is essential
  • Knowledge of various CMS platforms and frameworks, such as Joomla, Magento, Lavarel and Drupal are desirable but not essential
  • Experience using and implementing Google Analytics, Webmaster Tools and other tracking tools
  • Passionate for all things design
  • Planning and Time Management
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to strict deadlines
  • It is essential you are able to provide a great portfolio

If the above ticks all your boxes please apply with your CV and expect a call back immediately!