Role details

Head of Digital Design

Swindon   •   £40,000 - £55,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Strong people manager and leader
  • Creative digital designer with eCommerce experience

About Our Client

Our multi-channel retail client has four flagship retail outlets and an increasingly successful web business.

From its beginnings the group's business has grown significantly with net sales exceeding £60m. The business is still privately owned.

Job Description

The role of Head of Digital Design is a newly created position reporting to the Head of Ecommerce. The post holder will lead a team of three designers/coders.

This new role will allow an ambitious yet proven creative designer to drive the presentation of an established business during a period of significant online investment.

The Head of Digital Design will have an in depth knowledge of customer centric design and take the lead in raising standards. This is a pivotal time for the business and offers the opportunity to create and implement a complete design strategy and guidelines. This will include helping to shape the new responsive design templates and creating a consistent visual experience for each brand across multiple devices and marketing channels.

The Successful Applicant

Head of Digital Design profile;

  • Excellent designer with the ability to mix creative flair with practical implementation
  • Knowledge of designing for Mobile, Tablet and Desktop in a retail environment
  • Leading and managing multiple tasks/projects in a timely and efficient manner
  • Proven ability to effectively lead teams to success
  • Exposure to a multi-brand, multi-channel transactional business is preferred but not essential
  • Creative and Technical Skills
  • Advanced level of creative contribution - able to present and execute creative ideas and concepts
  • Advanced-level Adobe Photoshop CS5 and Dreamweaver in constant daily use of the programmes
  • Advanced knowledge of HTML, XHTML, Javascript and CSS
  • Knowledge of Java great addition but not essential

Personal Attributes

  • Demonstrates good organisational skills including an ability to prioritise effectively and deliver high quality work to deadlines
  • Ability to communicate, and manage local/remote relationships, with other employees, suppliers, customers and stakeholders
  • Commercially aware with a positive 'can do' attitude, prepared to do what is needed to get the job done

What's on Offer

£45,000 - £55,000

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