Junior Designer for Leading Media Corporation

Junior for Leading Media Corporation in London – up to £30,000

Are you a Junior Designer looking for the next step up in your career, working within an innovative & award winning media corporation with a reach of over 22 million users online every month? Focused upon maximizing brand interactions across the digital landscape, you will join a brand team team working across mobile,tablet & web on their entertainment product.

The Client

As a leading media agency, they are focused upon engaging consumers with the special interest brands they love, adding brand value & encouraging community development & interaction. Working in a mobile first approach they seek to provide truly functional, cross platform user experiences.

The company is highly innovative, a work hard play hard adult environment with a real creative buzz. Based within cool West London offices, they have communal work areas & regularly host great events, after work clubs and parties! The working environment is relaxed with family friendly working hours.

The entire team is all within one building, often a rarity within large agencies. They place a real focus upon learning & development making this a great place to forge a career with potential in the future to work on a different brand within the agency!

Keeping creativity alive they have design days every other week were designers can work together creating & innovating new features to benefit the users!

The Role as Junior

Joining the entertainment brand as a Junior Designer you will work alongside both product managers and UX designers in agile 2 week sprints, and report directly to the Creative Director. You will be pivotal in creating engaging designs that captivate reader, meeting the needs of busy parents forever on the move by creating reader friendly easy to use UI design across all platforms.

Projects including updating social features and working on new apps across both android & Ios. There is a high amount of ownership over your work with full end to end involvement, creating highly usable pixel perfect designs whilst collaborating with the wider team of developers to bring your designs to life.

Day to day tasks will include the creation of:

  • Sketches and scamps
  • Designing new responsive sections, pages & modules
  • Producing topical creative elements
  • High fidelity assets & interfaces
  • Prototyping
  • Style guides
  • Presentations& other design collateral as and when required!

The Candidate

As Junior Designer you should be passionate about design, with a keen eye for current styles and trends. You should be independently proactive, but a keen team player with proven experience ( at least two years!)  of producing both mobile & desktop work.

You should have experience in an agile environment and be able to make collaborative relationships and show that you value feedback and are willing to learn from others. You should be a complete genius with Photoshop, Sketch and Illustrator with the ability to produce stunning visuals. Having said that, this isn’t intended to be a role with lots of Photoshop. You will also need to have some awareness of Front End Development

  •        A portfolio demonstrating pixel perfect design of mobile & desktop
  •        Experience working on mobile and responsive sites
  •        An understanding of an agile work environment
  •        Understanding of UCD principles
  •        Expert skills in Photoshop, Illustrator , Fireworks and the Adobe Suite
  •        An ability to work collaboratively with the wider team, contributing and building upon ideas
  •        Keen to learn & grow as a designer
  •        Confident in presenting your ideas to stakeholders and communicating your rationale

If you want to join an engaging and innovative large company with exciting opportunities for development click the apply button below now!