Lead Digital Designer

  • London  
    £50,000 to 60,000 p/a  
  • Company
    Preferred Choice Limited  
    Start date
  • Closing date
    12 April 2019  
    Posted on
    15 March 2019  

Lead Digital Designer - Luxury Fashion Company - London - £60,000 + Benefits

This is an outstanding opportunity for a highly talented and experienced Lead Web Designer to join this fantastic leading fashion retailer, based in the City of London. If you are passionate about all things digital and design, then this is the perfect role for you!

Responsibilities as Lead Web Designer

* Responsible for championing a mobile first approach to everything the creative team do
* Create engaging layouts for content across the website, external communications and creative projects, working closely with the Global Head of Art Direction to maintain brand coherence.
* Development of site content and graphics by coordinating with copywriting team, creative studios and developers.
* Liaise with developers to create a pipeline for website modifications and improvements, working with and inputting into the business roadmap.
* Ownership of all digital design & FE development resource and process, including prioritisation, expectation management and communication of deadlines and ETAs across departments.
* Ownership of the design of all digital projects pertaining to all global sites, working to the Digital Content and Development Roadmaps.

Key Skills/Experience for Lead Web Designer

* Strong background in e-commerce and website architecture
* Expertise in Sketch, Zeplin, Invision, Adobe; understanding of HTML/CSS/Javascript best practices
* Strong understanding and awareness of Accessibility
* Solid knowledge and understanding of mobile, iOS, Android and responsive web platforms
* Experience of email design best practice
* Practical, commercial experience in UCD-driven UI design
* Strong background in e-commerce and website architecture
* Portfolio must demonstrate exposure to retail/fashion industry

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