Lead Designer

Full-time Confused.com in Cardiff

We have a brilliant opportunity for a Lead Designer to join our in-house Design Team. You will own all visual aspects of the Confused.com brand and also lead our busy team who are passionate about all aspects of our online customer experience. In this fast paced, hands on role you will manage and implement a varied range of projects from initial concept to final creative. It is the perfect role for an experienced designer who enjoys all aspects of design and relishes the opportunity to take on a challenge.

Role overview and responsibilities

• Champion of all visual aspects of the Confused.com brand, managing and further developing the Confused.com brand identity

• Lead and actively implement major design and user experience projects on the responsive website, quote processes, campaign sites, advertising suites, email, mobile apps, branding and much more

• You will be the initial contact for all design queries and projects for the product owners, developers and the design team. Your role will include detailed briefing, research, brainstorming, presentation of ideas, user testing, detailed hands-on design and delivery within strict deadlines

• You will also manage and support a team of passionate digital designers

Experience required

• Outstanding Adobe Creative Suite skills

• Design related degree or equivalent, with a significant amount of related work experience - agency or client side

• Outstanding knowledge of brand identity systems, typography, layout, UI, UX, and iconography to develop layouts, visual treatments and user-focused design

• A solid understanding of designing for a range of viewports and devices

• Digitally focused but with solid previous experience of designing for print

• Creative with online commercial awareness and experience, with a solid portfolio of key projects

• Experience of managing a team

• An understanding of HTML5, CSS and CMS systems a plus  

About you

• You are passionate about creating a consistent end to end customer experience on all media

• You seek and give constructive feedback on your own and others designs, striving for the best for our customers and the development of your team

• You are an approachable team player with excellent communication skills and confidence in dealing with all aspects of internal stakeholders and third party suppliers

• You have a positive, can-do attitude, with a proven track record of delivering projects thus managing your time and others in an organized manner

• You have an awareness and hunger for seeking out current trends in web, interactive and mobile

• You are highly motivated, results driven, proactive, determined, organised, dedicated and enthusiastic

If this role sounds right for you then please apply with a portfolio of your project work that outlines the role requirements and experience. We are sorry but applications without a portfolio will not be considered.

To apply for this role, you will need to send your CV and portfolio to recruitment@confused.com.

The closing date for this role is Wednesday 27th May 2015.

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Published at 13-05-2015
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