Digital Design Director

Digital design £ 70,000 - £ 80,000 per year

Digital Design Director - Experiential, VR, AR and UX

Are you a highly creative and innovate designer who has experience in designing digital experiences for retail spaces. We are currently working with one of the worlds best digital design agencies that specialises in working with leading brands to create cutting edge experiences, if this sounds like you then get in touch!

Job Purpose:

You will be joining our growing digital team, based in London and reporting to our Digital Creative Director. As a Digital Design Director, you will proactively provide day to day creative leadership, designing and developing innovative digital touchpoints for retail markets with specific contribution across 2D brand communications and digital design within a seamless customer journey. You will be responsible for the creative management of projects by leading design teams and manage and report on project status as required.

Professional & Technical Experience:



* Significant experience leading integrated design teams (Brand, Digital)
* Ability to communicate ideas, i.e. sketches, written, verbal
* Demonstrable experience of developing client relationships
* Strong team management skills
* Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
* Excellent verbal & written communication skills in English other languages a bonus
* Strong working knowledge in Experiential / Interactive design


* Expert knowledge of UX/UI design principles and techniques


* Knowledge of Motion/Prototyping/Programming Arts/JS
* Strong understanding how mobile, web and screen-based content works
* Knowledge in 3D, VR/AR is a plus.
* Good knowledge of what's possible when designing for HTML, CSS3 and JavaScript
* Strong understanding of schedules and deadlines
* Highly proficient graphics and digital software including Sketch, Invision, Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign, Illustrator
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Key Responsibilities: The majority of time within the role is dedicated to:




* Promoting and developing creative thinking
* Overseeing the development and delivery of effective user interfaces across a range of touchpoints
* Ensuring complex information is delivered and displayed in the most compelling way
* Managing and maintaining a library of design components
* Managing a team of Senior / Mid & Junior UI designers, providing training and support as and when necessary
* Proactively developing graphics, digital and website design with other team members
* Working with the UX Design team to ensure all client sites and apps deliver the best experience possible
* Creative lead on all pitch development
* Mentoring and nurturing creatives, regularly reviewing creative work



* Staying current on market trends and research as it relates to digital and retail design



* Liaising with Studio Director on resource/project issues
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We are looking for somebody who:



* Has a passion for design
* Cares about user experience
* Has great attention to detail
* Enjoys working on fast-paced projects
* Has a strong strategic and creative outlook
* Has a proven track record in leading, motivating and communicating
* Can work alone and with a team
* Is curious and innovative
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Contact: Harry Maguire
 

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