Digital Designer

Ref: MON09470
Salary: Competitive salary & attractive benefits
Department: Design, Marketing, Website
Location: Notting Hill Village, London (W11)
Position type: Permanent
Hours / Duration: 37.5 hours per week
Closing date: 26/05/2018

Looking to join a global retailer who values people?  Then look no further.  We are committed to developing our people, last year we made numerous promotions across the business and raised over £500K through our Monsoon Accessorize Trust.  We have a strong brand with many talented people in the business along with a loyal customer base who knows our heritage.  We put people first and pride ourselves in attracting, developing, retaining and inspiring our talent.

We are looking for a Junior to Midweight Digital Designer to join our Creative team.  Working closely with the Lead Digital Designer, you will be responsible for the visual appearance of the Monsoon and Accessorize websites, delivering a customer experience that represents the brands and delivers long term loyalty to Monsoon Accessorize.

What will you do as a Digital Designer?

  • Design of newsletters and daily website updates (homepages, landing pages)
  • Working closely with developers and external agencies for desktop, mobile and tablet, forming excellent working relationships
  • Generating designs across all international websites
  • Editorial features - working closely with online communications team to create unique and engaging designs to a set brief
  • Design of and project manage new season site refresh
  • Participate in creative meetings, sharing ideas and concepts with the team.
  • Up to speed with the latest digital technologies and software changes, staying ahead of trends and new ideas
  • Being flexible to support digital marketing and promotional activity
  • Design of social media graphics and campaigns
  • Work with Acquisition and CRM teams to design collateral for affiliate parties and the Reward Card loyalty programme.
  • To be responsible for the layout, visual appearance and usability of the Monsoon Accessorize websites, maintaining brand continuity at all times.
  • To design marketing emails and online communications to our customer base.
  • To provide on-going site maintenance with creative ideas and concepts to drive traffic and improve customer journey/experience.
  • You will champion design innovation within the digital arena ensuring Monsoon Accessorize remain at the forefront of fashion e-tail.
  • To contribute to ad hoc projects as and when required.

What you will need to succeed in this role?

  • Proven experience in Digital Design, ideally from a Fashion E-commerce background
  • Creative and self-motivated with a diverse and commercial portfolio with an eye for beautiful design and site usability
  • An interest in fashion and arts with strong commercial awareness
  • User-focused with a strong understanding of typography, colour and layout
  • Proactive, organised with strong attention to detail, communication and team work skills.
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment on multiple projects
  • Good knowledge of HTML process and website best practice
  • Proven experience of Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator CS5/ 6
  • Excellent MAC skills
  • Ability to build relationships and work cross-functionally within the business to ensure consistent design across all channels to market

What are we like to work for?

If you're ambitious, Monsoon Accessorize is a great place to be.  We're still growing which means there are more opportunities than ever before.  We're also committed to developing our talent.  Last year we made numerous promotions across the company. This year promises to be no exception.  You will enjoy a fantastic benefits package which includes an amazing discount across our brands, up to 23 days holiday, pension, life assurance and an interest free season ticket card loan.  We also provide a great range of Voluntary benefits with external companies that you can take advantage of such as discounts on gym memberships and the opportunity to ride a tax free bike to work to name a few!

If you feel you have the potential to become a Digital Designer, we would love to hear from you.

 

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