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Digital Designer - Retail / Ecomm - St Albans - £28 to £30k

  • Salary: £28000 - £30000
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Location: St. Albans, Hertfordshire
  • Industry: Retail
Job description They are looking for someone who is a creative designer but also a strong developer, knowledge of HTML and CSS is essential. A background in retail/ecommerce would be ideal, you will be joining a fast growing and dynamic team, this is the perfect place to further your career.

Key responsibilities
*Digital and web design - Design for least two of the following areas. digital; motion; UX; web; email.
*Front-end development - Develop simple, fast, standards-compliant, browser-based static and responsive designs.
*Usability and accessibility - Produce output that is easy and intuitive for all customers to use, demonstrating a basic understanding of current web standards.
*User experience - Understand the customer; employ logical and analytical thinking; demonstrate the importance of consistent customer experience and view each job or channel as part of an overall whole.
*Presentation skills - Use prototypes, designs, wireframes, and other presentation material to present your work to colleagues and/or business partners.
*Meet business objectives - Understand what business owners are asking for, and translate that into commercial, powerful, creative solutions.

Capabilities
*Web design - Basic WYSIWYG software skills.
*Web development - Basic hand coding skills; advanced WYSIWYG software skills.
*Up-to-date knowledge of industry trends, and platform and software capabilities.
*Basic understanding of design theory and structure, in particular layout, type, colour, formatting, semiotics and information design.
*Basic image editing skills, including optimisation, isolating, resizing and retouching
*Able to concept and present ideas effectively.
*Web developer - Basic content management and curation skills, including use of XML editors, text editors and CMS.
*Able to output 'pixel-perfect designs' across multiple browsers.
*Digital design - Basic technical proficiency in motion design software.
*Basic technical proficiency in Adobe digital design software, including Photoshop, Fireworks, Experience Design and Dreamweaver.
*Basic understanding of media queries; responsive and adaptive design.
*Basic, up-to-date knowledge of best practice for web, email and mobile communications, including accessibility (WCAG 2.0), usability, search engine optimisation and information architecture.
*Basic, up-to-date working knowledge of HTML and CSS.

Please apply asap!
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