Senior Digital Designer FTC

  • London  
    temp, temp to perm  
    Undisclosed  
  • Company
    ASOS plc  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    3 December 2019  
    Posted on
    4 November 2019  

Empowering 20-somethings to look, feel and be their best so they can achieve amazing things.
At ASOS our 2,000+ ASOSers are immersed in the creative worlds, live on their mobiles and have a truly entrepreneurial attitude. As a company, we’re not trying to mimic or profit from youth culture – we are part of that youth culture.
There’s nothing that excites us more than finding talent, fuelling it, then letting it fly. Whether it’s developing the careers of our staff or investing in a new tech platform, we love knowing that we truly keep fashion moving forward.
Ultimately, we get excited by interesting individuals and we want to feed this individuality, empowering our people and customers to look, feel and be their best so they can achieve amazing things.

 

Senior Multimedia Designer:

As a Senior Multimedia Designer, you will be an extremely confident designer who thrives in a fast-paced environment delivering smart, agile and versatile designs that play a meaningful role in culture and speak to 20-somethings globally. You would be able to lead design briefs from concept to execution as well as having superb layout, typography and animation skills and experience within a design environment.  

Compelling content that resonates with our customers is what we’re about and this role makes this happen. We are looking for an energetic, collaborative individual who thinks differently, pushes boundaries and isn’t content with the way things are. A strong appetite to influence change in consumer behaviour through creativity is a must. 

You must be proactive and able to work independently, research and initiate exciting projects of your own. You should have lots of original ideas and be able to articulate them clearly in team meetings and brainstorms.    

You’ll have great attention to detail, be driven and willing to adapt to change and go the extra mile. You’ll be diplomatic, forthcoming with ideas and initiatives, enthusiastic, a team player and a first-class communicator, able to speak to different people in a variety of departments. You will need to be able to work under pressure, to tight deadlines and be able to deliver exciting, reactive content.   

You will mentor and/or manage junior members of the team ensuring their ongoing development and helping get the best out of all our designers. 

 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Own and evolve our multimedia design and execution, experimenting with imagery, gifs, video and animation across our various workstreams and platforms. 

  • Use your multimedia design skills across all disciplines to experiment with visual language. 

  • Mentor and/or manage more junior members of the team. 

  • You will be able to take direction from the Lead Designer.   

  • You will be a source of inspiration, bringing new ideas and concepts to work, influencing junior members of the team. 

  • Create visual designs that effectively communicate concepts and brand identity, as well as the design and production of screen layouts, colour palettes, interface elements, iconography, typography and the creation of style guides.  

  • Monitor, adapt and execute design approach and is actively aware of all areas of design and tech. 

  • Find design solutions that will make our audience stop and engage, compared to our competitors. 

  • Understand creative vision of the department and take direction from the Lead Designer.   

  • Actively responsive to fluctuating business workloads. 

  • Offer support across all brand communication on our channels.  

  • Consider trade objectives and opportunities when executing design content. 

  • Ensuring all projects are executed within timelines and schedules.

  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with all other departments, in particular: Content, Creative, ASOS Creates, Creative Operations, Fashion, Marketing and Social to deliver excellent ideas and executions. 

  • You will constantly be on the pulse of multimedia design within the design world as well as being up to date with content from our retail competitors.   

 

We’d love to meet someone with:

  • 5+ years of experience in a design role.

  • Experience of managing or mentoring a junior team.  

  • An outstanding design portfolio. 

  • Good knowledge of and understanding of the kind of design content that is widely viewed and shared across social media. 

  • Creative thinker with ability to push ideas. 

  • Fully conversant in Aftereffects, and the adobe suite. 

  • Knowledge of cinema 4D and video editing skills is a bonus. 

  • A high visual aesthetic with Superb layout and typography skills. 

  • Good knowledge of social design trends and approaches across Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, YouTube and IGTV. 

  • Good knowledge of and understanding of the kind of design content that is widely viewed and shared across social media. 

  • Team player. 

  • Enthusiastic and energetic. 

  • Ability to work under pressure and be reactive. 

  • Ability to work across multiple projects. 

  • Good communication skills with the ability to sell design ideas to wider teams or collaborators. 

  • Pro-active and highly motivated. 

  • Strong understanding of campaign development and executions. 

  • Confident to explore new ways of working. 

  • Open minded. 

  • A knowledge of the social landscape. 

  • An excellent understanding of creating content for social with the option of various formats.  

  • A strong interest in fashion and retail. 

  • Mac literate. 

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