Junior Designer

London  |  Head Office

Reference
VAC-5132
Role Type
Permanent
Salary Overview
Competitive Basic Salary & Excellent Benefits
Salary
Competitive Salary
Expiry Date
17/06/2022

JUNIOR DESIGNER - LONDON 

 

Job Purpose:

This is an exciting and innovative role for a creative and driven Junio Designer who we are looking to come on board and help elevating the Harvey Nichols brand, across all our multichannels. The right candidate will thrive within a fast-paced and innovative environment, preferably with a luxury retail background and will work within the Creative & Marketing department. You will deliver inventive and strategically considered and exciting design on both a day-to-day and larger campaign level.

 

What you will be doing:

  • To develop and take design ownership of the Harvey Nichols design footprint, supporting the Design Manager and the Senior Designer in the vision and development of Harvey Nichols design and content.
  • Design and develop high-quality work for digital content, emails, website, affiliates, and social media assets.
  • Lead and manage BAU tasks briefed into the creative team from wider departments, along with seasonal briefs and larger projects set by the business.
  • Implement seasonal brand guidelines and champion brand consistency across all digital touchpoints, ensuring all design outputs adhere to brand guidelines.
  • Comfortable working with CMS design systems and able to understand how to design creative content within those systems.
  • Meet tight deadlines, handling workloads in a calm and professional manner.
  • Stay fully abreast of new trends, technologies and advances in digital design and identify opportunities to apply these. Be aware of emerging fashion and cultural trends and be adept at interpreting those into cutting-edge creative design, providing advice and guidance to the team.

 

Skills and personal attributes required:

  • Confident to bring strong and unique digital design ideas to the creative team.
  • Knowledge around mobile and desktop web usability best practices, responsive and adaptive design alongside a holistic approach to overall usability and design.
  • Have a high-level skill set with all Adobe creative suite such as Photoshop, XD, Illustrator, and After Effects – HTML knowledge is appreciated but none-essential
  • Able to design compelling, luxury editorial content.
  • Passion & purpose: Must be comfortable working in a rapidly expanding, highly dynamic/flexible environment.
  • Decision maker: must be comfortable assessing situations and making decisions quickly.
  • Organisation: you will need to be organised and methodical, a self-starter who can manage your own work.
  • Attention to detail: Apply a forensic approach to each stage of the design process to ensure an ideal 'right-first-time' outcome.
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal.

 

Ultimately you comprehend how design and creative content fit alongside all digital streams. It goes without saying that you will be a talented and creative individual who will be motivated by working within a forward-thinking digital team. This job description is not intended to be exhaustive, and you may be asked to carry out any other reasonable request by your line manager or a member of the Harvey Nichols management team. 

The contents of this job description may alter from time to time in accordance with the business requirements.

Please provide a portfolio and cover letter to support your application.

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