Digital Designer

McCarthy Recruitment Ltd
Altham West
14 Feb 2019
11 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Digital Designer
Location: Accrington
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Role: Permanent


Our client is an established and reputable multi-channel retail business that has been in operation for over 50 years. They have an extensive product offering and customers can purchase discounted clothing, home and footwear from top brand names plus their own fabulous range of branded clothing.

The environment is all about pace and they are now looking to recruit another Digital Designer to join a very busy, focused and Digital Design team.

As a Digital Designer you will be producing collateral across all digital channels and will need to be creative and adaptive to change.

This is a multi-million £ retail business so you do need at least 12 months experience of working within a commercial environment and you must be able to work towards tight deadlines.


  • Setting up/creating new banners including for 3rd party websites
  • Updating and maintaining existing category banners/pages for products
  • Amending text, prices, images, brand changes
  • Identifying which imagery will represent and promote the category and/or product the best
  • Launching regular promotions and responding/making amendments to them
  • Testing the content accurately on PREG before go live to ensure there are no errors on the live website
  • Ensuring all web design is responsive for mobile usage
  • Spot checking to ensure everything on the web is correct
  • Creating the email content based on the brief and the specific event/theme
  • Following the agreed email format/style and ensure there is a call to action at the end to drive consumer conversion
  • Applying graphic elements where required to ensure it looks the best possible way
  • Allocated each item on the email unique tracking parameters and link to the relevant product category
  • Sending the email back to the email team for feedback and amends to be made accordingly
  • Administering the multiple variations of email for the categorised groups of ‘established, inactive and new’ customers
  • Adapting email headers into square social banners
  • Creating artwork for give-aways, competitions and winner announcements and ensuring it is fit for purpose
  • Creating paid Facebook ads; ensuing the standards for copy and images are complied with
  • Creating Facebook carousel; following format whilst ensuring the look and feel is on brand
  • Conform to best practice with a mobile-first mentality
  • Fully competent and confident in the Adobe Suite, especially Photoshop, Dreamweaver and Illustrator
  • Knowledge, skills and experience of CSS and HTML front end coding
  • Computer literate
  • Excellent design skills
  • Flair for creative graphics
  • Demonstrating a customer-based perspective
  • Proven track record in tailoring the graphic content to the customer needs
  • Genuine interest in coding
  • Structured and analytical
  • Excellent attention to detail
COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Manchester, Blackburn, Burnley, Preston, Rochdale, Bolton, Wigan, St Helens


This role is being handled by McCarthy Recruitment, an award-winning behavioural leadership recruitment consultancy covering the whole of the UK. McCarthy is like no other recruitment agency you will have worked with, our difference is our commitment to providing a professional and personalised recruitment service of the highest quality.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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