Junior Designer

Based: London
Level: Junior
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Fixed-term
Applications Close: 22 April 2018
Website: habitat.co.uk
Job Listing Added: 23 March 2018

Reporting To: Creative Brand Design Manager

Habitat are looking for a wonderful Junior Designer with a multi-disciplined background to work in our in-house creative team in Farringdon on a fixed-term basis.

With at least 2 years’ experience under your belt, you will be completely comfortable producing creative work on both the print and digital side of graphic design, and have the creative flair and ability to sell this into internal stakeholders.

Working in a busy studio, you will help to manage the design requirements across multiple channels, so great attention to detail as well as the ability to manage multiple projects at the same time is key. Experience in managing multiple projects at the same time is paramount.

You will support the Creative Brand Design Manager in their vision for how the brand is presented, and will get to work across all visual elements of the brand including online, in-store POS and print. So, having an endless stream of creative ideas and concepts is key.

Key Responsibilities

• Working alongside the other designers in the team to produce forward-thinking and visually pleasing creative work that pushes the visual identity whilst retaining the brand values.

• Digital design assets for the web site, social media platforms, digital advertising, digi screen, digital product imagery and blog and online content.

• Creative asset generation and curation to support across all platforms including photography, marketing collateral and printed materials.

Experience and skills

• 2+ years as a creative with multi-discipline experience
• Portfolio and proven experience in creating and maintaining visual brand identity within relevant sectors
• A good team player who is highly creative and self-motivated; ability to take the brand vision and product strategy and translate into creative campaign work
• Experience working on website design, digital marketing and print based and projects from initial concept through to final implementation
• Relevant professional experience working in-house or an advertising or creative agency
• A strong interest in homewares and relevant product categories – experience in this area would be ideal
• An understanding of UI/UX design and customer behaviour would be favourable
• Strong communication skills; diplomatic and collaborative in approach
• Driven; able to work within a fast-paced environment and adaptable to change
• A good understanding of relevant design packages – knowledge of Sketch and After Effects would be ideal

How to Apply

Please apply with your CV, cover letter including your day rate/ salary expectations and current availability and either a link to your online portfolio or a PDF of your work you feel would be most relevant for the role to [email protected] Please note, due to the volume of applications we receive, only successful candidates will be contacted.