Digital Graphic Designer

Recruiter
Koibird
Location
London (Central)
Posted
26 Apr 2022
Closes
26 May 2022
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

KOIBIRD is recruiting a Digital Graphic Designer who is forward thinking and experienced in producing design work across a wide range of channels including social media, web, and email marketing. Reporting to the Art Director, the Graphic Designer plays a critical role in managing the day-to-day creative output of the online business and is responsible for producing stunning visuals with a consistent aesthetic across all our brand channels.

To be successful as a digital media designer, you should be highly self-motivated, creative, ahead of the social media zeitgeist, highly organised, and be able to understand and creatively interpret briefs.

Job role:

  • Own the design of business-as-usual workflows such as email, social media, blog posts, homepage updates and affiliate banners.
  • Edit video/audio content to produce best-in-class content for Instagram, Facebook and TikTok, ensuring you are leading the design and creative vision.
  • Produce reactive social posts with tight turnarounds, ensuring you are consistently researching audience preferences and discovering trends.
  • Design email marketing and overlay campaigns.
  • Quickly yet thoroughly create blueprints, process flows, wireframes, and visual design mock-ups as needed to effectively conceptualise and communicate detailed interaction behaviours.
  • Have a forward-thinking mindset and be reactive to social trends, be proactive in bringing ideas for social posts to the table, with a focus on video and meme-based content.
  • Collaborate with business insights, product managers, developers and design teams on research activities, strategy sessions, ideation, design, and testing of new concepts.
  • Partner with in-house and external partners to build experiences: provide appropriate design specifications, create assets, and review finished interfaces.

 

Job Requirements:

  • 1 + years’ experience of social media design and editing (either agency, in-house or self-employed)

  • Degree in graphic or digital media design (beneficial but not essential)
  • A master of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Animation skills (After Effects) (preferred but not essential)
  • Video editing skills (Premiere Pro etc)
  • Design skills (Photoshops/Illustrator/Sketch/Canva)
  • Microsoft PowerPoint skills
  • Strong understanding of social media platforms - understanding of meme culture, consistently up to date with latest trends and ability to contribute original ideas
  • Familiar with creating content for Instagram Reels
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Be able to work effectively towards a deadline
  • Be able to consult with team on strategies and general social media best practice

THIS IS A FULL TIME ROLE.  PLEASE DO NOT APPLY FOR FREELANCE WORK.

 

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