Junior Digital Designer

Ref: MON11222
Salary: competitive
Department: Marketing
Location: Notting Hill Village, London (W11)
Position type: Permanent
Hours / Duration: 37.5 hours per week

Monsoon is on an exciting journey having identified where we want to be and how we’re going to get there.  Monsoon’s journey began in 1970 with founder Peter Simon embarking on a life-changing trip across Asia and coming back to London where he started his first stall on Portobello Road.  Wanting to share the colourful inspirations from his experience, the first Monsoon collections featured beautiful bohemian clothes made in Indian villages using hand-loomed cotton and silk fabrics, organic vegetable dyes and artisan block-printing techniques still used within our production process today.  
As a founder member of the Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI), Monsoon have been at the forefront of driving sustainable improvements in working conditions and livelihoods wherever we do business. Believing in the positive power of trade rather than aid we have always connected our British contemporary designs with our network of craftspeople in villages and small communities across the globe to give them sustainable independence. We still work with some of the same craftspeople as we did in 1973, with new generations joining the family business over time.  

What will you do as a Junior Digital Designer? 

  • Work closely with the creative team and stakeholders to drive high quality digital assets  
  • Support BAU updates including website landing pages and email 
  • Design for organic social plus paid channels including paid social and affiliates 
  • Maintain brand consistency through work across every digital channel 
  • Monitor success of designs in terms of CTR and conversion 
  • Following the correct design processes and creating high quality deliverables for projects 
  • Assist on conceptualisation and design of seasonal creative for use across all channels which fit brand positioning and creative strategy 
  • Keep up to date with new software 
  • Maintain brand consistency throughout your work 
  • Build strong relationships with other departments through regular and clear communication and a collaborative approach to work 

What will you need to succeed as our Junior Digital Designer? 

  • Experience in a similar design role, preferably at a retail company 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, able to adapt to change and redefine priorities as necessary 
  • Passionate about design whilst being aware of popular culture on a broader scale 
  • Able to present work clearly and articulately, in verbal and written form 
  • Proficient in Figma or similar, Photoshop and Illustrator 
  • Basic knowledge of Premiere Pro and After Effects would be useful, but not essential 
  • Comfortable working for all digital channels including website, email, social and digital marketing 
  • Work with the team but confident to work independently when required 
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and juggle multiple projects at once 
  • Keen eye for pixel perfect designs 
  • Are on top of home & lifestyle trends as well as retail, graphics and design 
  • Know your kerning from your leading, your GIF’s from your MP4’s 
  • Are commercially aware, always thinking of the customer journey 
  • Remain calm under pressure and are a creative problem solver 

What will we offer you in return?

  • Competitive salary
  • 23 days holiday with the option to purchase additional holiday through our salary sacrifice scheme
  • Bonus day off each year after 6 months service
  • A pension that you will automatically be enrolled in after 3 months
  • Life assurance (subject to participating in the pension scheme)
  • A flexible working approach
  • Early pay day Friday finish
  • A generous staff discount with up to 50% discount on our products
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Discounted gym membership at our on campus gym
  • Additional discounts such as Westfield discount, Taste card membership etc

If this all sounds great and you feel you are who we are looking for, let us know and apply today!

At Monsoon Accessorize we don’t focus only on what we do, we also care about how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce and an environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people and are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will also consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

We provide reasonable accommodations as needed to people with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at careers@monsoon.co.uk to request discuss any specific requirements.

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