Senior Designer

Job Title: Senior Designer

Line Manager: Group Art Director and Head of Marketing

Experience Level: Middleweight

Location: Shoredtich, London

Position Type: Full Time, Permanent

Salary: £32-35k + bonuses (dependent on experience)

 

Applications close: 18th May 2018

Website:    http://www.blacktomato.com

 

We are an award-winning luxury, bespoke travel company that delivers imaginative, cutting-edge travel experiences around the world. We are looking for a Senior Designer with strong web, UX and print background to join our ambitious design team. From ideation stage to final product you will concept and design our digital communications. You will have a logical and pragmatic mindset, you are highly motivated and excited by beautifully designed digital experiences, you are confident in your own ability and know how to put the user’ needs firmly at the heart of the process.

 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Research, brainstorm and translate conceptual ideas into engaging, visually rich designs solutions
  • Create visually striking and functional designs for our website and digital channels (email and social), from start to finish
  • Upon advice from our CRO agency, take web design briefs and turn them into suitable wireframes and to project manage delivery with our web-developer
  • Print design for ad hoc collateral such as brochures, flyers and the occasional packaging work for client direct mails
  • Assisting pitch decks for PR, brand partnerships and product campaigns
  • Produce itinerary documents for high net worth clients
  • Ability to work within brand and design guidelines, whilst also considering unique interpretation
  • Organising complex information in a way that is simple, user friendly, logical and clear
  • Collaborate with the team to ensure visual consistency across the project
  • Ability to work within time constraints and deadlines

 

What you’ll have:

  • 3+ years experience as a UX/UI Designer, with a strong understanding of UX processes
  • Excellent visual and user focused design skills
  • Excellent understanding of designing for web & mobile (i.e. responsive and mobile-first design)
  • Agile environment experience, working collaboratively within a team as well as being self-led
  • Experience in user research, ability to analyse data and validate, before creating a solution
  • A ‘here to help’ attitude, who absolutely, fundamentally believes that we’re better together, happy to share ideas, take constructive feedback, support with additional work when required
  • Strong understanding of web usability and accessibility, digital trends and how websites and email newsletters are put together
  • Exceptional communication skills, including the ability to clearly explain design concepts
  • Excellent time management and self-organisation
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe creative suite
  • Print experience is a bonus but as we are a multi-disciplinary team, you should have a basic knowledge of setting up artwork for print

 

What we offer:

  • An amazing opportunity to join our rapidly growing, multi-award-winning international travel company
  • Performance based bonus
  • Pension scheme
  • Great opportunities to make the role your own and get involved with exciting projects
  • Regular work drinks and events – from creative afternoons to reward days
  • Travel opportunities for work as well as holiday perks

 

How to Apply:

If interested please us your CV, cover letter and PDF portfolio to Louisa Lau at [email protected]

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