Vitamin London

Digital Experience Designer

Job Added: 10 September 2020
Applications Close: 10 October 2020
Level: Mid-Weight, Junior
Contract: Full Time
Based: London
Salary: Undisclosed
Twitter: @vitaminlondon

Vitamin London is a digital product design shop that helps ambitious companies build the remarkable.

We are a small group of passionate teams spread across 2 studious in the UK and 2 in Europe (30 people currently but growing) that believes in building progressive products that have a positive impact. We have the utmost commitment to what we do and the value we bring to our work. We are seeking a real-life person who will thrive being a part of a highly driven team that has a transformational impact on our clients and fits our culture and beliefs.


THE ROLE

We are looking for someone to push to the edge of what's possible in experience design and to constantly question how we can do more.
Your responsibilities will be far-reaching as you immerse yourself within the workings of the Vitamin studio. These will include:

  • Living and breathing design and creativity.
  • Playing nicely with others.
  • Developing concepts alongside our Creative Director.
  • Producing brand assets from guidelines & from scratch.
  • Working with our team to design detailed UX's (not restricted to digital).
  • Working within the team to design complex UI's (app, mobile, tablet and desktop)

You have to be self-driven and very organised, and a people person!
We are based in Victoria, London (SW1V1HS) and would expect you to be in the studio with us. Your portfolio, relevant experience and interview will be the clincher and will demonstrate to us whether you are right for Vitamin and vice-versa.


WHY WORK WITH US?

There is no such thing as a typical project at Vitamin. We pride ourselves in working with diverse industries, clients and a range of exciting companies. We work extremely hard and don't do typical working hours. We are hugely passionate about building relationships and working not just on a digital project but also a clients business with them which we can truly be proud of. Producing outstanding work and delivering on great outputs is key to our existence.

This is a great opportunity to become involved with an established company (approaching our 10th year!) that is growing into many different avenues (ask us about this face to face). We want you to own your work, be proud of what you do and get excited about taking control of projects and clients. We have a number of large projects lined up and want to get you in at the deep end, getting your hands dirty with fun fast-paced work.


BENEFITS
The benefits of working with us are that it's fun, you can never dream too big, and we value the people we choose to work with. We’re not into micro-managing; you already have character, drive, ethics, attentiveness, and hold yourself accountable for the level of work you do. Our environment will support, grow and lift you to new heights and together we’ll create incredible work. We will also discuss salary, roles in share schemes, bonus structure etc... in the interview.


REQUIREMENTS

  • A strong portfolio of prior work / Dribbble / Behance.
  • Knowledge of typography and layout structures.
  • Knowledge of responsive design and grid structures.
  • Knowledge of interaction and motion design
  • Organisational skills and extreme attention to detail and efficiency, including your personal time management and organisational skills.
  • Ability to think laterally and a desire to break the mould.
  • Excellent CC knowledge (Illustrator, Photoshop a must - After Effects a big bonus)
  • Good knowledge of Sketch/Abstract etc
  • Good knowledge of Agile, Jira and how to run effective design sprints
  • 3D skills preferable - blender preferred
  • Basic HTML and CSS knowledge (not for execution but for an understanding of the design to development process) preferable.
  • Previous agency experience.

TERMS

  • Please let us know why you'd be the perfect fit for this position.
  • Only complete applications will be eligible.
  • Only applicants with digital experience in an agency setting will be eligible.
  • No recruiters will be replied to, apologies but we don’t work with recruiters.


How to apply


  • Put together your relevant CV, work experience and portfolio.
  • Write a cover letter based upon how you can help the business.
  • Title your email ‘Digital Experience Designer Application – [NAME]’.
  • Send your email to [email protected].
  • Tell us your favourite joke or draw us a self-portrait
  • Give an example of a favourite piece of design (not just digital)
  • Tell us which is your favourite cheese and why
  • Be ready to interview.