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Lead Digital Designer

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We are looking for a Lead Digital Designer to join an commerce/creative team within a huge retail client. This is a temp to perm role, salary £35-40K, based in Central London. Please find the job spec below:

The client's online design team sits across the ecommerce/creative departments and is responsible for the design of all online creative including: UK website, International websites, mobile site, APPs, editorial, video, online photo shoots, emails, affiliate banners, social, site product photography.

The Digital Design Manager is responsible for the look and feel of all digital outputs keeping it consistent with in-store and brand guidelines. Working on commercial presentation and innovation through all channels as well as the development of all platforms.

You will be someone who has a good eye for detail, love of design, typography, photography and fashion is necessary along with the ability to thrive in a busy, pressured environment. Ideally you will have experience working for a number of key ecommerce sites particularly in fashion and will need skills and experience in Adobe Creative Suite and have a sound knowledge of HTML processes and limitations.


Creative Standards
- Create ‘look and feel’ for all ecommerce communications and product presentation in line with
brand creative strategy
- Set and monitor digital creative standards
- Work closely with content and marketing to plan and execute innovative content

- Design clear, commercial and effective ecommerce communications taking input from key
- Where appropriate optimise for search and download efficiency
- Work with website manager and marketing manager to optimise usability

Creative Production
- Develop strong relationship and work closely with web production team to ensure high quality
and detail of design build is upheld across sites
- Liaise with external contacts such as developers, photographers and videographers
- Traffic creative briefs and manage production within team and external suppliers to ensure
delivery to deadlines.
- Responsible for creative resource management - forecast requirements for freelance staff to
support function and create pool of possible suppliers
- Respond to briefs as appropriate - presenting mock-ups and storyboards for more detailed
- Manage response to feedback and amends
- Ensure output conforms to best practice for device / Group / web standards

Group Updates
- To work on designs for ad hoc projects with regards to extending or altering the online
proposition eg mobile site, Ipad App, Android App & International sites

- With Head of Ecommerce create strategy against each area, plan and implement - feed results
into ongoing work
- Conduct frequent SWOT against competitors
- Responsible for QA of all design elements
- Define and implement processes for all ecommerce marketing functions
- Be informed on industry developments in their area and feed into team & strategy
- Manage staff, external agencies and marketing budget
- Follow all required sign-off procedures
- Ad hoc duties such as careers site, retouching

Key Skills – Technical
- Good understanding of online/mobile user experience
- Excellent Photoshop & Illustrator skills
- Knowledge of HTML processes/limitations
- Ability to develop concepts and ideas

Plus an understanding of:
- (X)HTML - CSS - Flash - Dreamweaver - W3C standards based development - JavaScript - AJAX
- Basic knowledge of SEO

If you are interested in this position then please send me your CV and samples as soon as you can.

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