Mid-Senior Designer - Top Creative Digital Agency

Posted 25-04-2012, offered

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The Company

Our client is inspired by a vision of strategy, technology and design working in harmony to create innovative, profitable experiences. They've won awards for their work, for the way they manage their company and for the way they treat their employees, but their greatest reward is the growing list of global brands who turn to them time and time again for results they can count on.

Our client helps companies become consumer allies. How? They engage people and have a passion for customer experience innovation, e-commerce marketing and engaging people.
With a large presence in North America and growing offices in Amsterdam and Hamburg, they are looking to make their mark in the UK. With some significant recent 'wins' and fantastic opportunities with global clients, they are looking to work with the very best talent.

The Designer Role Overview

Our client's Experience Design Team has a need for a talented Designer, to join the family. The successful candidates will be responsible for developing digital campaigns, interfaces and motion graphics which inspire users and create compelling customer experiences. You will develop visual feasts for a wide variety of online projects and work as part of a creative team

Role and Responsibilities:

*Effectively interpret client's needs as outlined in creative briefs and translate them into compelling visual designs
*Contribute to the design of web interfaces using techniques based on usability theory and concepts related to creating visual flow
*Design web graphics using Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator or Freehand and demonstrate an understanding of client side web tools such as shockwave and DHTML
*Combine design theory, and take into consideration content, navigational structure and usability issues to create a powerful and integrated experience
*Collaborate throughout the whole project by understanding client side web tools such as Flash, Java Script and HTML
*Assist clients with the formulation of their web strategy
*Design interfaces that demonstrate an understanding of client's needs
*On occasion work with clients or other designers to explain design concepts and manage design feedback
*Apply your deep understanding of typography, illustration, storyboarding and iconography when working on web projects
*Work within project schedules and within deadlines
*Collaborate with Creative Directors to ensure your designs are consistent with client expectations and overall project goals
*Take an active lead on projects as they are passed to junior designers to ensure designs maintain a cohesive look and feel
*Provide feedback and constructive criticism to other designers to assist in skills development
*Act as company advocate and embody the values: people, passion, creativity, fun and excellence
*Diffuse problems and put forward solutions that are in the best interest of the company and employees.
*Participate in ongoing special projects in support of Company's environment and strategic plans
*Participate in internal events such as social events, workshops etc.
*Other special projects as required
*Such duties as may be agreed upon between the Company and the Employee


*A mind-blowing portfolio of your design work that demonstrates creative flair preferably working with global brands
*A related New Media Diploma from an established school and/or equivalent experience
*Relevant design software knowledge particularly Photoshop, Illustrator
*Experience applying theories related to colour schemes, use of space, text placement, usability and visual flow
*Understanding of HTML and Flash
*Understanding and ability to create content specification and design guidelines
*Strong communication and problem solving skills and the ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
*Demonstrates a commitment to bringing in new sources of creative inspiration to your work and team and will be driven to enhance your creative and technical skills
*An understanding of the marriage between design freedom and business requirements
*A love for learning
*Willingness to take ownership of tasks and drives tasks through to completion
*Demonstrates caring for others and honesty
*Positive and constructive
*Able to focus while under pressure
*Sense of humour


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