Digital Designer

What are you looking for in your next career move?

Flexible working opportunities. Bigger and better projects with international clients and brands. An environment that will push your creativity and take you to new levels. Working on the edge with the latest technologies and developing trends. Directly influence your client’s digital communication strategies

Do you have?

3+ years experience in design from concept to completion on a wide variety of digital platforms and interfaces

Experience of working to budgets and across teams

Adobe Creative Suite, HTML5, HTML/CSS, Axure, UXPin, Sketch, Google Web Designer, InVision, InVision Studio, Webflow.

Ability to use Mac OS-X operating system.

Our client is an award-winning, full-spectrum, creative agency who is looking for someone with the desire to progress. 

 

About Our Client

Based in the heart of vibrant Bristol, just outside of the city centre, our client is a long-standing, over 40 years, and highly respected creative agency. They have an exceptional client base with a truly international flavour spread across Europe, USA, Middle East and Asia and regularly win awards. Business is going well, having doubled in size over the last 3 years to around 70 staff, they are now looking to expand further. 

A full-spectrum agency, they offer a range of on and offline services in design and marketing, from strategy, campaigns and lead generation, to brand building, events, product communications and web builds. 

They are proud to be an independent, dynamic and friendly company that really takes care of its staff, offering exciting challenges and room to thrive, with plenty of entertainment and laughter while you do it. 

About the role

Our client is looking for a capable middleweight digital designer that is keen to join a growing creative team that works with national and global B2B brands. A person whose thinking goes beyond the look, feel and development of a project, to get under the skin of the user experience.

You’ll be reporting directly to the Head of Digital Design, working alongside their Creative Director and Executive Creative Director.

Usability will drive everything you do, as you create, evolve and contribute to the development of their clients’ digital design communications strategies.

Below are just some of the tasks your typical day will be filled with…

  • Truly understanding your clients’ objectives and markets and working with them to deliver creative but commercial solutions. These could include:

    • Websites

    • Web applications

    • Apps

    • Wireframes

    • Emails

    • Banners

    • Interaction design

    • UX/IA design

    • Concepts and proposals

More about you….

Must Haves:

  • 3-5 years’ experience in a marketing agency, or similar, environment.

  • A love of bringing concepts to life through animation and interactivity using HTML5, InVision, InVision Studio, Adobe Xd and Webflow.

  • Experience translating your design into usable wireframes, using software such as Axure/UXPin/Xd, and being part of the usability testing process.

  • Experience working with pattern and design libraries.

  • Conceptual creativity, excellent typographic flair, visualising skills and a good understanding of design that grabs attention, elicits a response and sells.

  • Experience building websites or emails.

  • An understanding of social media.

  • A commercial understanding of the importance of working to budgets.

  • Excellent organisational skills:

    • Able to prioritise a high volume of projects and processes.

    • A hands-on approach to problem-solving.

    • Able to deliver projects in a timely fashion.

    • Great attention to detail.

    • Quality assurance skills.

  • The ability to work productively with your team and other specialists – such as developers, copywriters, strategic thinkers, account managers and digital project managers – contributing and sharing best practices, knowledge and ideas.

  • Respect for client and company confidentiality.

  • Confidence combined with an ability to learn quickly.

  • A level head, with the ability to take on projects and produce great work independently of guidance or direction.

Must Be:

  • A conceptual thinker who can help us develop new digital solutions.

  • An effective communicator.

  • Comfortable being part of a team who persuasively sells-in to clients.

  • Punctual and professional.

  • Positive and enthusiastic.

  • Committed, hungry to progress and develop. We’ll want you to build strong and lasting relationships with your colleagues and clients while developing a long and successful career in the longer term.

  • Hardworking and flexible, with a willingness to work outside ‘normal’ hours when required. (This isn’t a regular thing, never fear, but it can happen every so often).

Required Technical Skills

  • Adobe Creative Suite, HTML5, HTML/CSS, Axure, UXPin, Sketch, Google Web Designer, InVision, InVision Studio, Webflow.

  • Ability to use Mac OS-X operating system.

‘Nice to have’ experience;

  • Ideally, you’ll have some further advanced coding knowledge, including JS.

  • Experience designing or building websites with Webflow.

  • Previous work with WordPress or a good knowledge of its capabilities.

  • Experience working with technology and financial services clients.

  • Capability in moving image.

Benefits

  • Salary up to £28k p.a. dependent on experience

  • 23 days holiday, increasing to 25 – plus bank holidays.

  • Training and development opportunities – technical, professional and other exciting skills (we are currently learning Japanese!).

  • The chance to immerse yourself in, and learn from, international client projects.

  • Company pension scheme.

  • Maternity and paternity benefits.

  • Healthcare cash plan.

  • Private medical insurance.

  • Profit share scheme.

  • Flexible working including core hours, flexible and extended lunch breaks, late starts for business travellers and remote working. 

  • Cycle to work scheme with secure cycle parking (and showers and a drying room at the office!).

  • Retail and gym discounts.

  • Regular employee awards as voted by colleagues - a chance to reward those who deserve a pat on the back, with cash or prizes.

  • Business development and recruitment finder’s fees.

  • Weekly foodie pop-ups in our café.

  • Regular team socials including free (employee run) lunchtime fitness and relaxation sessions, board game nights and other fun nights/days out.

  • As much tea and coffee, and as many biscuits as a human can handle.

  • An all-round wonderful place to work, in the great city of Bristol, with lovely people who are passionate about what they do but have fun while they do it. 


 

Perks

Flexible Working
Profit Share Scheme
International Clients & Brands