Digital Designer

Hays Sales and Marketing
Closing date
21 Dec 2021

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Job Discipline
Marketing (General)
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time
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Your new company

Hays are currently working in partnership with a leading global FTSE 250 Professional Services firm who operate globally and have a London marketing team of 70. The marketing team has growth from strength to strength over the past 2 years and are now heavily investing into their Digital team.

Your new role

As the Digital Designer for the business, you will be focused on supporting the business to create high-quality branded digital marketing assets to help promote services and reputation as the world's leading specialist recruiter. Reporting into the Design Manager, the role actively contributes to the Creative Studio team environment, working to tight deadlines, driving to improve the quality of design work and productivity. The areas you will focus on are listed below:

* Create digital designs based on brand guidelines for the business and templates for a variety of project types, including: Recruitment & brand advertising, Digital brochures and reports, Video, Social media, Web, Email, Paid digital media assets, including animated and static digital HTML5 banners, Infographics

* Produce work that is on-brief, on-spec and on-time, liaising with the Design Manager, Marketing, internal business stakeholders and/or clients to take briefs, discuss requirements and help to resolve any issues related to work
* Ensure all artwork produced meets the high standards, requirements and brand values expected by Hays and/or its clients
* Responsibility for checking own work prior to sending on
* Search for and/or acquire on-brand images to be used in a variety of creative projects

Projects and Brand/Process Development

* Ensure all work is produced in-line with the agreed creative process & timelines, checked, approved and delivered
* Assist the Design Manager and other members of the Creative Studio team, to help deliver larger creative campaigns/projects
* Ensure correct and appropriate execution of clients' brand where appropriate
* Manage own projects/workload and work closely with stakeholders within the department and around the business
* Willingness to improve the quality of design and be an active member of the creative process

Personal responsibility, development and training

* Responsibility to work with Design Manager to understand and work towards the completion of objectives and KPIs, including proposing ideas for self-development
* Responsibility to develop an understanding of the business in order to deliver fit-for-purpose marketing and internal communication materials
* Excellent attention to detail as well as good organisational and communication skills
* Ability to work individually and as part of a team, to contribute to and support the wider Marketing department
* Responsibility to manage the handover of work when holiday is planned; this includes (but not limited to) providing full written notes on the status of ALL in-progress projects assigned to you

What you'll need to succeed

* Degree or similar qualification in Graphic Design, or equivalent, preferable
* Demonstrable passion for the creative industry
* Experience in digital design
* Strong portfolio demonstrating creative flair, innovation, originality and experience of working on a range of different types of projects
* Digital design skills, including HTML5 banner design and build
* UX/UI experience
* Strong computer skills and good working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud, incl. InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop & Acrobat (QuarkXpress not required)
* Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
* Experience working in motion graphics an advantage
* Experience working with a project management system preferable but not essential
* Good team worker who contributes and supports the wider team/department
* Commercially aware with good understanding of business needs
* Experience of working within a corporate in-house environment an advantage

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career

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