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Digital designer

Job Description

Due to continual growth we have an exciting opportunity for a talented Digital Designer to join our growing company, working alongside highly experienced designers and developers.  As a designer at Etch you will be responsible for the visual feel across a wide range of work internally and externally. This includes design improvements to existing projects, and working with developers and product managers to design and implement new projects going forward.

 

Your responsibilities:

  • Work independently to achieve team goals.
  • Complete assigned design tasks in a timely and fashionable manor.
  • Contribute to design briefs and share ideas with your peers.
  • Improve designs based on testing and research.
  • Other ad-hoc duties as required

 

As our ideal Designer you will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Industry experience with client facing roles
  • Experience in multi-platform design (Web/Mobile/App/Print)
  • Good working knowledge of the Adobe Suite and Sketch
  • Ability to prepare assets for production and development
  • Able to estimate and manage time effectively
  • Prototyping / Sketching / Wire-framing / Brainstorming / Ideation
  • An ability to work independently and prioritise your workflow
  • To be able to work collaboratively with other disciplines sharing rewards and responsibilities
  • Keen focus on web design including latest trends and best practices
  • Sharp eye for visual balance including great typographic skills and an understanding of branding

 

Nice to haves:

  • Strong online digital portfolio demonstrating strength in a range of specialisms
  • Experience in agile, or have an open minded approach to the process
  • Knowledge of print design and production
  • An understanding of HTML and CSS is an advantage

The package

  • Salary range £20-£25k, depending on current experience level
  • Free work/job related training
  • 23-28 days of holiday (based on your length of service)
  • Plus, your birthday off (after first year of service)
  • Contributory pension scheme (4-5% employer contribution depending on length of service)
  • Finish at 3pm on Fridays
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Life Assurance
  • Income Protection
  • Medical Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme (Mental health, legal and tax advice, etc)
  • Free Breakfast on Fridays
  • Regular free lunches and drinks to reward the successes of the team
  • Your choice of job-related book added to the Etch Library each month
  • Eye Care Vouchers
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Sick Pay Package

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Recruiters

Where possible, we prefer to build the best team with the best people, which means those that show the initiative to approach us directly. We'd currently prefer to fill this position without recruiters, so if you are a recruiter, please don’t call about this role at the moment.

Equal opportunities

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.