Not On The High Street

Senior Designer

Job Added: 01 May 2019
Applications Close: 31 May 2019
Level: Senior
Contract: Fixed-term
Based: Richmond
Salary: Undisclosed

We are notonthehighstreet. Home to over 5000 of the UK’s best small creative businesses, we have been changing the online retail landscape since 2006. Whether you’re working with our Partners to help grow their business, or behind the scenes developing code, we are continuously innovating & working on some really cool stuff all at the same time. And the best bit? We’re making a difference to our Partners’ lives as we do it.

What we need:

We're on the lookout for a Senior Designer, who’s a natural creative innovator, experienced in providing fresh solutions to some pretty complicated business problems, often within very tight timeframes.

Reporting to the Senior Art Director and acting as a mentor to junior members of the team, you will own a wide range of projects from brief through to delivery, engaging both stakeholders and collaborators, across a multitude of channels whilst ensuring the brand is articulated brilliantly and consistently.

Please note - this role would cover a maternity leave over a period of 9 to 12 months.

Some of the things you'll be doing:

-Creating conceptual solutions in response to briefs and executing across all relevant channels through to delivery - covering digital, print and physical executions
-Confidently presenting design ideas to internal and external stakeholders, ensuring they are engaged in the idea and the outcomes of the project, clearly articulating how a creative solution meets the challenges of the brief
-Executing a wide range of creative assets - including (but not limited to) digital campaign rollouts, social assets, inc short animations/video editing, small and large format print artwork
-Proactively leading the design and development of Brand events and experiential executions, ensuring leading industry practices and technologies are built into design - with experience of working alongside agencies to refine the final vision
-Ensuring concepts are created and delivered within the scope of the project schedule and budget constraints
-Working closely with creative production to keep all stakeholders informed of a project’s status
-Keeping up-to-date with trends and culture that may influence the brand and be aware of competitor’s activity
-Contributing to the development of the brand identity and guidelines and ensure the brand is applied consistently across campaigns and channels

Some key skills & experience you’ll need:

-You have the ability to interpret a business challenge articulated in a brief into a creative conceptual solution that supports the brand
-You can articulate ideas and concepts in a clear and engaging style so that stakeholders are able to envisage the proposed solution and provide approvals as needed
-You are able to develop solutions and produce work relevant to the channel- print, digital or experiential
-You can create artwork to a high standard with excellent attention to detail for both print and digital formats
-You are highly skilled in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and Indesign. *Experience in After Effects is a bonus
-You have the ability to create high quality moodboards and scamps to help communicate concepts
-You are personable, adaptable, and collaborative, engaging others with their ideas to ensure their vision for a project is understood by all involved
-You can use initiative to find innovative solutions, internally motivated to produce outstanding work
-You are capable of owning a project from briefing to delivery with minimal input or guidance from the Head of Art Direction and Design

Our perks

It’s important to us that our people are well looked after, which is why we offer everyone BUPA healthcare, life insurance and a pension plan. Because having a break is important for your physical and mental wellbeing, our holiday allowance is 25 days (plus bank holidays) AND your entitlement will increase an extra day for every 2 years you spend with us.

Add in our in-office massages, yoga sessions or the abundance of free fruit, you can see that we want our people to feel good inside and out.

How to apply

Apply to join #teamnoths

We’d love to hear about what you can do for us and how you can add value to our people and our business - reach out and apply today via the link below: