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Web Designer

Job Title: Web Designer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JS/SJ/83764
Contact Name: Shaun Johnston
Contact Email: sean.johnston@handle.co.uk
Job Published: June 22, 2020 11:39

Job Description

Handle is working with a very high profile global active lifestyle brand to recruit a brilliant Web Designer for a twelve-month fixed term contract initially, but with every chance of being made permanent.

We're looking for a talented Digital Designer to support brand execution across all of the client's digital channels.

We are searching for someone with a strong eye for design and who takes pride in creating engaging assets that attract consumers and deliver a first-class experience throughout their brand's digital assets (website, email, organic social, paid social etc.) You're a mobile-first designer and keen animator with an instinct for brand aesthetic and a proven ability to work within brand guidelines. You're skilled at creating outstanding work within Adobe Creative Suite and experienced using CRM solutions, with Salesforce experience would be a great advantage. You can manage and prioritise multiple projects and stakeholders at once, react quickly to digital channel needs, and have a 'test and learn' approach.

Typical tasks in this role:-

  • Design of customer email templates (Salesforce)

  • Improvement of websites. Work with Technology and UX teams to improve the longer-term design

  • Design, animate and build simple eye-catching adverts - both still and moving image - for Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube

  • Design, animate and edit social assets including Instagram Stories, In-feed posts, IGTV and TikTok films

  • Collaborate with different departments to create bespoke creative from scratch

  • Tailor digital assets for different European markets

  • Support with digital best practice recommendations across a variety of projects

  • Take pride in everything you do; from simple artworking to bespoke creations

    Experience

  • 5+ years of professional digital design experience (mobile-first) creating for multiple channels

    including e-commerce and social

  • CRM experience, Salesforce an advantage

  • A wizard on Adobe Creative Suite

  • Experience working within brand guidelines for a premium brand; fashion an advantage

  • A sound technical understanding combined with an eye for design

  • The ability to solve problems creatively and effectively

  • A strategic thinker, comfortable ideating high-level concepts and executing detailed designs

  • A clear communicator with exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal skills who thrives on

    working in a dynamic and fast-moving team

  • A portfolio showcasing strategy-driven creative thinking and exceptional digital design skills

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.

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