Digital Designer - 6 month contract - Mobile Telecoms - Berkshire
Job Family - Marketing
The role and its purpose
We are looking for a talented and ambitious digital designer to join the in-house creative team. You'll work as part of a multi-disciplined team to design user focused experiences. While you'll need to follow our brand guidelines we'd love to be challenged on our approach to them. We'll expect you to push us, sometimes be rejected and push us again. You'll be part of the Brand and Design team who are made up of talented specialists including brand creatives, graphic designers, film producers and copywriters of all disciplines, all collaborating to explore and execute inspirational and innovative ways for customers to connect with the brand.
Working with the online and digital teams as part of a micro team, working in scrum and agile, the successful candidate will be expected to develop, test and iterate experiences and journeys. Understanding and participating in user research is an important part of the role to help improve our digital assets and hit our KPIs. You'll also work closely with the other digital designers and UX team to deliver consistent experiences.
We believe how we work is as important as what we do. You'll find friendly & sociable individuals eager to develop & learn across not just the design team, but also the wider business.
What makes this role unique?
The digital designer role will be responsible for leading the micro team on design. Everyone on the team has a voice and it will be up to you to use your experience, best practices and research to validate ideas and develop journeys better than before. You'll be expected to show a love of design, to understand trends and feel passionate about delivering best in class work and understand the benefits of User Centered Design.
What does the role involve?
To lead design within the digital micro-team
Help your team understand the benefits of User Centered Design
Create consistency and clarity across all our digital touch point
Ensure the work sits within a responsive, digital environment.
Contribute to the culture of the design team, your micro team and the wider business
Work with other members of the Brand and Creative team and internal clients to understand requirements.
Understand and work to meet the organisation's aims and objectives
Understand and manage client needs and expectations
Develop technical skills to stay abreast of software changes.
The type of person we are looking for
An excellent portfolio that demonstrates creative design, composition and typographic skills
High levels creativity
At least a couple of years' experience of working in an agency or internal design team
Experience of working with guidelines.
An open and proactive approach to working with other team members
Strong problem solving ability and attention to detail.
Ability to work under pressure and adhere to strict deadlines
Great communication and presentation skills
Ownership of your ideas and a passion to help others understand design decisions
We'd love you to have
Some HTML/CSS skills
A level of expertise that both scares and excites us
A passion for User Centered Design
The candidate will ideally proven background in the creative industry as a Digital Designer.
Experience either agency or in-house welcome
Strong adobe suite knowledge
Must have experience using Sketch (essential)
Must have a strong portfolio
Experience of working in Agile / Lean · Knowledge of Scrum
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