Senior Digital Designer - premium brand

Recruiter
RHR
Location
London
Salary
£38000 - £42500 per annum + Benefits
Posted
07 Sep 2018
Closes
05 Oct 2018
Ref
JTSDD
Contact
Jenny Taylor
Function
Digital
Sector
Luxury
Job Type
Permanent
Job Title: Senior Designer - On-line
Department:Creative
Reports to:Digital Design Manager


Role Overview

The Senior Designer is responsible for executing the design of seasonal campaigns, features, refining and developing the user journey, wireframes, ux design, and project management.
Working with the Digital Design Manager to ensure the campaigns translate consistently across web, social, editorial and marketing departments.
With a keen understanding of retail and brand, the senior designer will focus on responsive e-com, ensuring the website reflects and enhances the brands values, and optimises the presentation of the brand online.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Take creative direction from the Digital Design Manager - play a key role in design and layout of seasonal campaigns online.

Active design role in refining and developing the customer journey, working with responsive wire-frames to design and implement enhancements to the site.
Creatively challenge the brands website across all seasons (including sale campaigns) on a continuous basis - constantly refining and improving the customer experience, whilst increasing conversion and brand image.

Demonstrate the highest design standards and motivate others to display the same.

Responsible for the design work briefed by the Online trading team, to be executed to the aggressive timescales required in a fast moving retail environment.

Interface with the front end development team to ensure designs and user journey are implemented, accurately, on time, and to the required standards.

Adapt designs to country specific requirements, ensuring all components are supporting the seamless customer journey to checkout.
Demonstrate strategic thinking and commercial understanding when working with B&M, and colleagues in the Creative department.

Provide design support to Digital Design Manager, and a pro active approach to daily design process

Have good understanding of e-commerce and digital design process including the back-end systems and functionality

Constantly maintain awareness of new trends in design, on and off-line, and how these can be appropriately applied to the brand. Capture and share with colleagues.

Manage deadlines and ensure conceptual work is completed in sufficient time for production processes. Manage multiple briefs and communicate progress accurately to digital design team and wider teams.

Key Skills and Qualifications

- At least 5 years relevant retail online experience preferably within a lifestyle retail brand.
- Senior Level of understanding of wireframing, UX, end to end customer journey.
- Pixel perfect design & attention to detail.
- Solid experience & understanding of responsive design.
- Strategic thinker.
- Abundance new ideas and energy, break the rules and push boundaries
- Strong knowledge of HTML and CSS to enable a strong working relationship with the developers.
- Up-to-date knowledge of technology, awareness of mobile and touch devices.
- Strong presentation skills.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Ability to build relationships across the wider business; eg marketing, B&M.
- Work collaboratively with off-line designers.
- Strong portfolio of forward-thinking design projects.

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