Front End Designer For A Creative Agency

Front End Designer for Creative Design and Digital Agency in London – £30,000-£50,000

A creative agency is looking for a Front End Designer to join their team working with charity clients.

The Client

A Front End Designer is needed for a design and digital agency based in London, they specialise in working with education, healthcare, charity and cultural clients such as the NHS, Young Enterprise, NICE, Heritage Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospital, Hackney Community College, Workplace Giving UK and The Foundling Museum. As an agency they particularly enjoy working with organisations who are creating a positive change and are looking for somebody that shares that same interest.

The Role as Front End Designer

You will be responsible for planning and scoping projects ensuring to deliver the very best in digital design. You’ll have experience in being client facing, be ideas driven and a strategic thinker as well as an eye for detail, who is up to date with the latest front-end technologies.

The Candidate

You will be comfortable working in a fast-paced, exciting agency environment with the trendiness and ability to jump in and out of different, technically complex builds with big enhanced brands. You will be working on a small close-knit team interacting with the developer. They will be offering the chance to develop your skills and career.

Design skills required

  • Confident in pitching
  • Able to work with and coordinate other developers and designers
  • Able to work on consultative basis with clients
  • Able to plan and deliver both product and technical roadmaps
  • Able to restructure information to create clear sitemaps / navigation
  • Creation of site flows and user flows
  • Know how to design for accessibility
  • Provide iconic representations of objects and actions, as well as other graphic elements
  • Knowledge of usability testing principles, methods and workflows for websites
  • Understand the rendering capabilities of the platform for which they’re designing
  • Creation of wireframes and prototypes
  • Creation of responsive interfaces for web and mobile
  • Possess solid understanding of responsive design, digital branding, typography and information hierarch

Developer skills required:

  • Solid understanding of responsive front end development
  • HTML5 – Semantic Markup (BEM)
  • SASS – CSS3, CSS – Animations and transitions
  • Javascript – Vanilla JS, OOP JS, jQuery, Ajax, Browserify, Npm, node, Angular
  • Developing cross-browser compatible solutions
  • Understanding of Restful API design
  • Task Runners – Gulp or Grunt
  • Experience with version control tools, such as Git
  • Understanding of performance tools and page speed metrics
  • Experience with PHP, WordPress, WordPress templates

Software:

  • Axure, Invision, Marvelapp or equivalent
  • Bohemian Coding Sketch
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Bohemian Coding Sketch
  • Adobe CS
  • Sublime Text, Atom, Vim or equivalent
  • Terminal (ssh, npm, etc.)
  • Framer JS or equivalent