Lead Designer

Based: London
Level: Senior
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 04 April 2019
Website: wgsn.com
Job Listing Added: 05 March 2019

We’re looking for a Lead Designer to join our team in London and become an integral part of our Content function.

In partnership with the Associate Art Director, the Lead Designer helps drive the conceptualization of the editorial content. The Lead Designer is mainly responsible for completing various design projects with a focus on data visualization. Our design projects range from original article design/direction, bespoke presentations and various other collateral.

Key responsibilities:

• Creates multi-language global design under the creative guidance of the Head of and Associate Art Director
• Maintains brand consistency within all design projects
• Liaise with other departments to acquire design parameters
• Creates dynamic content layouts and templates
• Leads/proofs design direction for Senior Graphic Designers/Graphic Designer
• Researches new design trends to keep our design fresh and new
• With a focus on data visualization and infographics
• Will work on a project start to finish with some direction, whilst still being innovative, original and a problem solver.

Your experience

• Degree in graphic design, visual communication or related field required.
• Must have in-depth knowledge of data visualization and infographics. Strong skills in Adobe Suite.
• Knowledge of HTML and CSS
• UX/UI skills a plus.
• Relevant experience working for an online website, magazine or design studio required.
• Minimum five years of design experience
• Excellent organizational skills; must be able to handle multiple projects and produce a high volume of quality work within tight deadlines.
• Self-motivated and able to work independently yet still be a team player, comfortable with following direction and receiving feedback as required.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills required.

What we offer

Our benefits package incorporates what we’re passionate about – unlocking your future, overall well-being and sustainability – whilst giving you control over your benefits.
• 25 days of holiday per year – with the option to buy or sell between 1-5 days
• Great learning and development opportunities
• Pension, Private Medical and Dental Insurance plans
• Life Assurance; Income Protection and Critical Illness covers
• Option to opt into the Ascential Shares Scheme
• Volunteering opportunities
• Season ticket loans

In addition, we offer flexible benefit packages that include Childcare Vouchers; Cycle to Work; Retail Vouchers; Gourmet Card; Gym Flex; Gadget Insurance, Health Assessments and Will Writing.

We also place great importance on health, lifestyle and wellbeing consistently, in which you will have the options to fuel up on free fruit, attend yoga sessions, join our running club, or perhaps taking up on a lunchtime massages.

About WGSN.

We offer insights and inspiration from around the globe. We help our customers stay ahead and informed through trend forecasting and data science. We believe inspiration comes from the monumental and the mundane.

If you’re passionate about fashion and lifestyle this is a great place to be, giving you the opportunity to work with the world's most creative trend experts, designers, editors, account managers, marketers, product developers, customer service experts and much more in a meritocratic, high performance company.
WGSN is an Ascential brand. Ascential is a specialist, global, information company that helps the world’s most ambitious businesses win in the digital economy.

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