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Digital Designer - with Sketch

Job Title: Digital Designer - with Sketch
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Berkshire, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
REF: X/DD/Sara_1631615576
Contact Name: Sara Rowe
Contact Email: sara.rowe@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 5 days ago

Job Description

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

Project People is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.