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Digital Designer

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Location:
London
Salary:
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Recruiter:
Leighton
Date Posted:
Mar 12, 2015 Apply Now


Due to the growth of existing contracts, we are seeking to recruit a seriously talented and experienced Digital Designer to make a significant contribution to the continued success of our business. You will be a key member of the design team working closely with our clients, therefore your ability to communicate effectively is as important as your creative and technical talent.

Responsibilities

  • The creative concept and design of key client projects
  • Producing engaging, modern and innovative UI design for websites, web applications, e-mail marketing and mobile platforms
  • Development of HTML / CSS / JavaScript functional page prototypes
  • Working alongside Web Developers to integrate prototype pages with backend functionality to create fully operational websites
  • Fluid communication and presentation with clients to discuss and visualise their requirements

Who we are looking for

We’re looking for a motivated, talented and professional Web Designer with a wealth of knowledge and application of user-centred design principles, modern design styles and technologies to create outstanding experiences for our client projects.  We’re looking for someone with:

  • A degree in a relevant web / design discipline
  • 2+ years commercial web design experience, ideally within a creative agency environment
  • A passion for developing unique and engaging creative experiences across multiple device platforms
  • A strong portfolio of web design work that demonstrates the full design cycle process from planning, visual concept and testing through to build, development and deployment, and where applicable demonstrate measurable results
  • Expert knowledge of current web design trends and techniques
  • Clear understanding of information architecture and designing to optimise the user experience
  • Very organised and meticulous with tasks
  • Ability to see and communicate the creative vision to your team and key client stakeholders
  • Expert knowledge in using Adobe CS5 / Creative Cloud products; Photoshop, Illustrator along with industry standard prototyping / wireframe software such as Protoshare, Balsamiq, Axure, Visio
  • Strong web programming knowledge of HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript
  • Experience developing in .Net, PHP or Java
  • Experience working and communicating directly with the client as a first point of contact

Benefits

We value our team. So, in addition to your salary, we provide a contributory pension scheme, life assurance and 25 days holiday (plus the bank holidays on top). We also encourage your continued personal development and provide support and funding for training.

If you think you have the creative flare and technical skill we’re looking for and want to join our growing business, contact Jordan Hind, our Internal Recruiter (via e-mail at jordan.hind@leighton.com) supplying your CV, covering letter and most importantly your portfolio of work.