FX Digital

Junior Digital Designer

Based: London
Level: Junior
Salary: £18,000 to £22,000
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 13 April 2019
Website: fxdigital.uk
Job Listing Added: 14 March 2019

FX Digital is an award-winning interactive digital agency based in London.

We thrive in the unknown, proposing innovative opportunities, solving problems and providing our clients with a vision of the future through a relentless research and development drive. We merge user-centred design with emerging technology to create meaningful digital experiences.

Our projects are wide and varied including website design, app development, branding, VR, TV and voice.

FX Digital are looking for a Junior Digital Designer to join our fast-growing team who will have the ability to bring concepts to life across digital platforms, deliver engaging presentations and inspire creativity and innovation in their work, peers and clients. They will want to push their raw talent to its absolute limit, produce stunning visuals, beautiful user experiences and work that they are truly proud of.

We value people that embrace change and possess a curiosity to learn new skills and technologies. Collaboration between team members along with the wider digital and design communities is paramount to everything we do.

A typical day would likely involve…

- Working with senior team members on the planning and development of new projects (user research, usability testing, information architecture, wireframing, prototyping)
- Contribute to the creation of meaningful digital interactive experiences and brand identities, adopting a research and development approach to everything you do
- Reliably owning and completing defined tasks, maintaining the appropriate process and high standards of the company.
- Testing designs on different devices to ensure cohesiveness and accuracy.
- Partnering with members of the development team to create an efficient project workflow and handover
- Developing the FX brand and producing relevant marketing collateral
- Creating new / enhancing existing brand identities, producing collateral and documents

You have...

- A design degree or equivalent qualification
- An outstanding portfolio of your best work designing for web, branding and digital
(We will set a design challenge as part of the application process to assess your skills and innovation)
- Demonstrable experience of working with Sketch, Adobe Creative suite or equivalent software
- A passion for crafting exceptional experiences and user-centred design
- An eye for detail with a firm understanding of the theory and fundamentals of graphic design and decision-making based on solid visual design principles
- Self-motivation, and the ability to perform well whilst managing time and multiple projects
- A desire to further your knowledge/skills and share learnings with the team
- Enthusiasm to adopt new technologies and design processes for emerging technology
- A friendly and receptive demeanour, an enthusiastic team player

You’re absolutely nailing it if you have…

- HTML and CSS knowledge or understanding of user experience and web technology development processes
- Understanding of animation principles and motion graphics skills (After Effects)
- Knowledge of print design and the print process
- Knowledge of 3D packages such as Maya, C4D or 3ds MAX

Why join us?

- Social Team - We’re an incredibly social team, and as well as having regular team events you’ll also have the opportunity to attend a number of industry events including design conferences, WordCamps and MeetUps.
- Internal Projects - Internal projects are actively encouraged, and we ask for you to explore and develop creative ideas that you want to pursue.
- Health Insurance - After 3 months as part of the team you will be set up with Vitality health insurance, giving you many benefits including half-price gym memberships and a heavily discounted Apple Watch.
- Location - Being in the heart of Shoreditch brings a variety of things to do and we have fun at the various pop-up shops and eateries. This location is truly an exciting part of London to work in.
- Make your Mark - You’ll have the opportunity to make your mark on what is a fast-growing and exciting agency working with some of the most cutting-edge web technologies available with clients from across the globe.

How to Apply

Gather your CV and portfolio.
Email these to Chloe at [email protected] with the subject ‘FX Digital Designer Application – [NAME]’
If you’re asked to an interview, great! Prior to the interview we will set a design challenge which you will be expected to bring with you and present.
The interview is an informal chat and an opportunity for you to tell us about your passion of design, goals for the future and run through your portfolio.