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Junior Digital Designer

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Our client, one of the world’s largest gaming and technology companies, is looking for a Junior Digital Designer to work on their online platform. This is an entry level role for a graduate with approximately 1 years experience.

The role is offered on an initial contract running until the 30th of June 2014, with a view to extend on a rolling 12 month basis thereafter. The salary on offer is £22K-£25K + bonus of up to 15% and benefits. Benefits include 25 days paid holiday, subsidised gym and canteen and much more.

NOTE: Deadline for applications is Friday 29th of November at 1.30PM.

You will be working on promotional materials across the EMEA region and ideally have an interest in gaming and the wider entertainment industry.

Working within the Design team with a team of Producers, you will be responsible for developing a wide variety of promotional designs, building appropriate graphics & experiences and from time-to-time creating timeline animation - always ensuring the user experience meets the highest bar for quality and consistency.

Key areas of responsibility:

Reporting to the Senior Designer, you will design, develop, execute and optimize production-ready assets for the client’s product and helping maintain standards and quality on the product portal.

• Develop graphics and optimize production art for various promo campaigns: game launches, seasonal promotions, special events, franchise packaging and channel and branding initiatives.
• From time to time, produce assets with timeline based animation tools
• Champion best practices for image selection, editing and optimization for dashboard art assets.
• Champion brand guidelines and design standards to the wider team.
• Position requires designer to work in Reading, Berkshire

Success Criteria:

* Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, innovative, and high energy environment
* Must have the ability to embrace and respond to constructive feedback
* Ability to execute multiple projects with a busy pipeline of work
* Highly organised
* Ability to follow guidelines & carry out design/functional quality checks on own initiative
* Positive outlook, and happy to work as part of a production team as well as individually
*Ability to work under tight deadlines as a team player

Experience and Professional Qualification Requirements:

• Candidates must send a portfolio or work samples along with their application. Please indicate your specific roles and contributions for each project submitted as part of the portfolio.
• Bachelors or higher degree in Graphic Design or similar design discipline will be considered.
• Demonstrated experience working at an interactive/advertising agency, game studio or broadcast design agency or similar
• Expertise in standard design software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, CS4/CS5, with specialization in fast paced asset production and optimization
• Flash/ActionScript expertise or other timeline based animation software
• Basic HTML5/CSS experience
• Proven working knowledge in creating content for multiple audience types, preferably in the entertainment industry
• Design style/sensibilities must be current, forward thinking and audience-aware
• Familiarity with asset management best practices
• Demonstrated mastery of typography, image editing, interactive modelling & production
• Experience in developing interactive experiences from concept through to production as part of a creative team or as an individual creative
• Excellent written, verbal and communication skills
• Understands regional/cultural sensitivities around design executions

Additional experience preferred:

• Broadcast and/or Game interface design experience
• Experience of video editing, and after effects
• Experience shipping creative product in a traditionally managed creative environment for high profile brands and projects
• Vertical industry experience in youth-oriented product, music/entertainment/fashion or gaming sectors

Behaviour and Personality Profile:

• A passion for entertainment and new media technologies, reflected by a high level of knowledge of both fields
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Able to prioritise workload effectively and be extremely organised
• Enthusiastic, with an acute attention to detail

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