Creative Designer for MarketingFile

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  • Stevenage  
    £26,000 to 32,000 p/a  
  • Company
    MarketingFile Ltd  
    Start date
    14th November 2016  
  • Closing date
    14 March 2017  
    Posted on
    13 February 2017  


• Act as MarketingFile’s brand guardian and point of contact for art direction across web, email and print mediums for client campaigns.

• Develop strong creative concepts from challenging briefs into engaging designs with little client direction. In addition to adapting your style to client brand guidelines.

• Convert InDesign documents into PageFlex Studio to produce print ready templates for direct mail campaigns (letters, postcards, leaflets etc.)

• Deliver visual design and front-end build in HTML and CSS of landing pages and dynamic websites ensuring cross-browser compatibility.

• Design and build HTML emails to industry best practice standards and test creative across email clients to ensure accurate rendering.

• Design and optimise IAB online advertising banners to drive traffic to landing pages.

• Maintain the MarketingFile website and other company online products.

• Provide creative leadership and expertise to the Marketing Manager.

• Mentor junior staff and offer guidance and expertise.

• Work closely with the Technical Director to ensure designs are seamlessly integrated with back-end development.

Skills and Experience:

• Exceptional creative leadership skills and effectively manage multiple projects under pressure to tight deadlines.

• Strong typography, colour theory and layout/composition skills with a great eye for attention to detail.

• A solid understanding of digital design, print production techniques and working with client brand guidelines.

• Excellent proficiency in the core Adobe CS suite software; Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Acrobat Professional and specifically advanced skills in InDesign.

• Experience and knowledge of PageFlex Studio is greatly beneficial.

• Proven experience hand-coding HTML and CSS for email, landing pages and dynamic websites.

• A good understanding of HTML templating systems such as Bootstrap.

• Extensive knowledge of HTML techniques for email to handle email client rendering and spam filter issues.

• Knowledge of W3C, accessibility standards and cross-browser issues.

• Good experience with responsive design for web and email.

• Good Microsoft Word and Excel skills.

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in design preferred.

• 3+ years online and print experience preferably in a Direct Marketing environment.

Other Attributes:

• A good standard of spoken and written English

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