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Job Opening ID

1003

Sector

Creative/Digital

Job Type

Contract

Salary Details

350-375 per day

Location

City of Edinburgh

Assigned Recruiter

Benet Hanley

Senior Digital Designer - 60 Day contract - Edinburgh (Leith)

Enigma People Solutions has an urgent and immediate short term contract for a Senior Digital Designer in Edinburgh. This is an exciting opportunity to work for a well-known organisation that markets Scotland to every corner of the globe and plays a key role in making Scotland a must visit, must return holiday destination.
 
The Design team is integral to the successful delivery of the organisation’s brand and digital content activities and the development and optimisation of its digital 
platforms across all B2B and B2C activities.
 
You will play a key role in driving the creative direction and leading the design and development process across a range of websites and applications. 
 


Key Skills and Experience
 
 
 
Strong commercial design experience as either an in-house designer responsible for production 
of a range of marketing materials or agency side working on a varied portfolio of client work

Recognised design, UX or digital creative qualification or comparative experience

Experience of managing and mentoring junior staff, in-particular providing creative support and development 
of working practises and methodology

Substantial experience of art direction of print and digital products

Comprehensive understanding of graphic design principles and web design best practises

Comprehensive understanding of current UX best practices in interface design across multiple devices

Expert in interpreting data and user research results to create wireframes, prototypes and mock-ups to 
describe and steer the user journey

Fluent with the Adobe Creative Cloud suite of applications 

Comprehensive understanding of Responsive Web Design principles including mobile first design and 
progressive enhancement

Substantial experience of mobile website and application design for both smartphone and tablet 

Substantial experience of working closely with Developers to create engaging digital experiences

Substantial experience of designing to web accessibility guidelines

Substantial experience of designing templates for modern Content Management Systems

Comprehensive understanding of HTML email design, cross-device challenges and platform limitations

Comprehensive understanding of modern web languages including HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript, their 
possibilities and limitations
Fluent with the production of 2D animations using software such as Adobe Edge Animate, After Effects or 
similar

Expert at communicating design methodologies and concepts to a non-technical audience

Expert at presenting, justifying and confidently selling design principles and approaches to a senior audience 
of stakeholders

Substantial experience of estimating work, both individually and for a team of designers. 
Substantial experience of delivering design work to strict deadlines and with close collaboration with other 
dependent disciplines such as development, content and project management

Substantial experience working with content management systems, designing templates, widgets and 
themes

Comprehensive understanding of offline and print design processes with experience of preparing artwork 
for print using desktop publishing software 

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