Effusion

Senior Designer

Based: London
Level: Senior
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 15 September 2018
Website: effusion.co.uk
Twitter: @_effusion
Job Listing Added: 16 August 2018

We are looking for an experienced and highly creative Senior Designer to join us to assist with a variety of digital, print and brand/identity projects.


It’s a multidisciplinary role but we’ll be especially interested in your digital capabilities. We build a lot of websites and we want you to help to take our work further, so experience in designing clever, organisational CMS driven sites as well as having a keen interest in the web would be a key requirement.


We’re looking for someone with a strong visual sense, an analytical mind, a good eye for detail and a portfolio of work to demonstrate this. We’re looking for someone who thrives on challenge and can work within a tight deadline (when required).


With an expanding team, your role will see you engaged on multiple projects simultaneously; you’ll be joining us at an exciting time. We’re smart, hard working and rather fun – so we can offer you a challenging, interesting and rewarding place to work.


About us
Effusion is a design and digital agency based in Bethnal Green – with friendly business principles we work with a variety of charitable, social enterprise and public sector organisations throughout London and further afield.


You'll be working in a team of seven friendly people. We've got great offices – airy, light and modern at the top of an almost four hundred year old building a minute's walk from Bethnal Green tube. We work together, socialise from time to time and take advantage of our great location next to the park and close to some great pubs and restaurants.


Essential
- Graduate level education or equivalent work experience
- At least 7 years commercial experience working in a design/digital agency environment
- Insight into your own creative process and an ability to understand and follow a design brief
- A full understanding of the design process and an ability to take a project from initial concept to final expression
- An analytical mind and an ability to express yourself both verbally and in writing
- Creative flair and proven experience in creating compelling visual identities and strong typographic layouts
- Strong understanding of web usability and accessibility, digital trends and how websites are put together
- A good eye for detail
- Self motivation and an ability to work independently as well as part of a team
- Experience communicating with clients and colleagues
- A genuine interest in broader visual/digital culture
- Right to work in the UK/EU


Highly desirable
- Good organisational and time management skills
- Understanding of print production and finishing processes
- An interest in people, society and the issues which affect them


Benefits include
- A great place to work with fun, smart colleagues
- A competitive salary (£40–£45k) based on experience
- A supportive, collaborative, stimulating and nurturing environment
- 30 days holiday
- Local gym membership and access to training/further qualifications
- A pension scheme

How to Apply

Please supply a CV and portfolio (and a link to your website if you have one), which should include a mix of professional work. Send this to [email protected] If you have any queries please contact Ginny Lee, Development Manager at Effusion LLP via email
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