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Senior Digital Designer/Digital Art Director

ILN, a London digital and content agency is looking for a Senior Designer (Digital) / Art Director to lead and execute visual design initiatives on a variety of strategic and tactical digital projects including for a range of high-profile clients in the Automotive, Fashion, FMCG and Travel sectors. This is a hands-on role, delivering projects from concept through to delivery

Overall Responsibilities

  • Develop original design concepts and responsible for the overall execution of concepts and designs across digital platforms, including: ecommerce websites, websites, online magazines, mobile websites, iPad applications, online advertising campaigns, social media campaigns, emails etc.
  • Tell stories through crafted design and great user experience to the luxury audience
  • Hands-on design,
  • Apply and extend brand identity systems, typography, photography, colour and other ingredients to create innovative visual solutions that meet business and user needs
  • Develop creative briefs and present work to client stakeholders, ensuring that designs meet the brief
  • Quality assurance of all digital creative output

Specific skills and experience required

  • A great digital/interactive portfolio illustrating beautiful, engaging and intuitive designs within the luxury sector
  • Develop ideas in scamp, user-flow and mood boards
  • Leading and directing digital design projects
  • Website design experience is a must, preferably Ecommerce and an understanding of the opportunities and limitations of web technologies and trends such as HTML5, CSS, Java, Ajax, responsive design, mobile platform etc.
  • Excellent grasp of digital design principles and appropriate software and tools
  • Excellent practical experience in user centred design, interaction design & visual design for web, tablet, mobile and digital campaigns
  • Work collaboratively with Web Development, Editorial, SEO, Planning and Strategy teams to conceptualize, design, and implement ideas and ensure the best creative solutions are realised, implemented and delivered
  • Contribute to proposals with ideas, concepts, designs, and resource estimates
  • Experience and knowledge of commissioning video, photography and illustrations etc. with a good book of relevant contacts and editing video a bonus

Personal Attributes

·         You should be passionate about designing story-led, innovative, user experiences that are engaging, simple, functional and fun

·         Driven to develop the look and feel of industry leading websites and apps

  • Confident approach and understands the value of relevant ideas
  • Effectively communicate ideas to the internal team and clients
  • Develop thought leadership around design technologies, tools, trends & methodologies
  • Hands-on, practical approach
  • High performance under pressure and in adherence to deadlines with a quality output
  • Highly motivated and proactive
  • Continually looking to develop and improve
  • Have a passion for all things digital and design
  • A sense of humour

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