Mid-weight / Senior Digital Designer

Job Added: 03 February 2020
Applications Close: 19 March 2020
Level: Senior, Mid-Weight
Contract: Full Time
Based: London
Salary: Undisclosed
Twitter: @bombinatelive

What’s the opportunity? This is an opportunity to join one of the UK's most exciting and popular new platforms as it starts to expand.

Only a year and a half into launching the platform online, Bombinate has attracted a loyal following of men & women who care deeply about quality. What is more, the brand ecosystem is recognising the role Bombinate is playing in spearheading the movement towards ethical manufacture, conscious consumption and great design.

In this role you will lead the visual process and shape Bombinate's customer facing character by evolving and establishing our brand identity through the look and feel of our newsletters, social media & website features.

This is your chance to be at the helm of a new brand, looking at a tired industry in a completely new way in order to create a new lifestyle brand.

The opportunity has the potential to scale rapidly, building our content production team to support dramatic expansion across Europe over the next 24 months.

What will the job involve?

  • Creation and execution of design projects as briefed.
  • Creation of assets for email marketing.
  • Producing creative and clean responsive UI designs.
  • Understanding email/social marketing best practice to enable evolution of assets and templates.
  • Introducing new ways to present Bombinate content in email.
  • Working closely with our Product Manager & UX designer to design new website features.
  • Being the guardian of our brand identity across the business to ensure everything visual is executed up to world class standards.
  • Briefing, negotiating and managing freelancers on ‘hero’ content including short films, illustrations, animations and retouching of photographs.
  • Producing assets for our paid and organic Facebook and Instagram advertising, email marketing and website landing pages.
  • Play an integral role in the overall direction of Bombinate’s brand and work closely with senior leadership to execute on it.


What experience, skills and traits do I need?

  • Knowledge of After Effects for creating moving images and social video.
  • Knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop & Sketch (or equivalent), and interest in new technology, processes and developments.
  • You have and instinctive grasp for brand positioning and aesthetic which will appeal to our smart, sophisticated, style conscious, curious customer.
  • You’re an ideas person with the energy and determination to make those ideas real.
  • You have a good understanding of the key digital and offline channels (Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Display Advertising, Billboards, In-store) and understand how to effectively match the content to the audience’s experience.
  • You have experience producing great content on a shoestring, being canny to get the most bang for your buck in working with freelancers and in producing photo and film shoots.
  • You are a pro on a suite of image and film editing tools.
  • Technical understanding of formats, online workflows and rendering for fast turnarounds.
  • You have experience managing creative freelancers and/or as a creative freelancer working for exciting brands.
  • You have a bias for output over input, for doing over talking.
  • You're positive, tenacious, energetic and love to 'get things done'.
  • While you have an eye for the big picture, you believe that your job is a craft, and so the details are something you like to obsess over.

How to apply

Sound like a good fit for you? Please email us at [email protected] and:

  • Include "Digital Designer" in your subject line (it'll help us to sort through the emails).
  • Send along links that best showcase the relevant things you've built and done, e.g. your portfolio, LinkedIn, instagram.
    • In particular, we're interested in websites, videos, emails, social media, and other marketing collateral you've helped create.