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French Connection
Junior Digital Designer
London
Full Time

LOCATION

London

SALARY

£25-28k

JOB ADDED

3 months ago

Purpose of the job Working within the digital design team, this is an exciting opportunity to help further the digital experience across the French Connection and Great Plains websites.

We are looking for a Junior Digital Designer who is creatively minded, positive and enthusiastic with a strong interest and ability in interactive design and user engagement.

We are looking for a candidate who can work independently, someone who lives and breathes digital design, with a strong interest in fashion and a portfolio which showcases designs and projects with pixel perfect attention to detail. At its core the role will require working closely with the content, digital, brand marketing and creative teams to capture design requirements and confidently present deliverables. The role also requires a level of project management and concise communication to ensure efficient delivery of all projects. We want someone who can challenge ideas and briefs, always ensuring the customer is at the forefront of every design.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Working on the day to day design of landing pages, feature pages and weekly emails for French Connection women, men and home and Great Plains
  • Creating artwork for social channels such as Instagram and Facebook
  • Responsible for the timely delivery of digital assets that allow layout, visual appearance and usability of the website to deliver both ecommerce plans and maintain consistency from a brand creative perspective
  • Work closely with the wider ecommerce teams, content and marketing to create modern, customer-centric user journeys and digital experiences across all digital touch points
  • Confident in designing and slicing pixel perfect emails and web designs in Photoshop and Sketch to be built either in the in-house CMS system and/or for the developers to build
  • Liaising with the content, marketing teams and creative studio to manage scheduling and timings.
  • Update and create native marketing assets across affiliate, display, social and other marketing channels to deliver campaign ambitions and goals
  • Participate in creative meetings, sharing ideas and concepts with the team and build strong relationships
  • Research new trends within design and digital and implement these into design work
  • Being flexible to support digital marketing and promotional activity coming up
  • Supporting the Digital Design Team with any other ad hoc asset requests
  • Working on UI updates on site

Key Skills:

  • Qualification in a graphic design or related degree
  • Proven 1+ years experience in digital design, ideally from a fashion/retail ecommerce background
  • Strong communication and organisational skills
  • Creative and self-motivated with a diverse and commercial eye for outstanding design and website usability
  • Proficient knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience in UI and UX design (preferred) and how to use Sketch
  • Portfolio will demonstrate ability to work across multiple digital touch points that demonstrates talent and passion for design
  • Able to proactively manage multiple brand projects and briefs at once, changing priorities if necessary and attending catch up and sign off sessions with manager and department stakeholders
  • User-focused design experience with a good understanding of typography, colour, layout and a strong attention to detail
  • Basic understanding of web technologies (HTML/CSS/JavaScript) and browser behaviour on different devices
  • Passionate about the fashion industry and keeping up to date in the fashion ecommerce world

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £25,000.00-£28,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount
  • On-site parking
  • Store discount
  • Work from home

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus scheme

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • London: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Work Location: In person