Creative Digital Designer

Creative Digital Designer


As a successful Digital Marketing Agency with an established and growing group of clients, including some of the UK's biggest brands in their industry, AlphaQuad is an exciting place to further your career in Digital Marketing.

We provide our clients with exceptional Digital Marketing products and services, ensuring their brand is effectively communicated across integrated online channels. We’d love you to be a part of supporting this in the future!

What we're looking for

The job

Alphaquad is looking for a Creative Digital Designer ideally with at least 2-3 years agency experience to join our creative team. We are looking for someone with primary experience in digital, and therefore an understanding of html and css will be beneficial although not essential. You must however be proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.

You will be working alongside our Lead Creative Designer, collaborating with developers and account teams to find the right solutions for our clients. You will work with both small and large brands so it is important that you can follow and understand corporate brand guidelines.

Your projects will include designing for emails, social media, online and offline promotional material and presentations, as well as taking on wireframes, and turning them into intuitive designs for responsive websites, tools and apps.

The person

You’ll be bright, responsible and self-disciplined – highly motivated and a good communicator who is well organised and excellent at problem solving. You’ll be confident, reliable and able to develop designs for a variety of clients and applications.

If you’re capable of producing outstanding, fully realised ideas, from concept through to completion and have a keen eye for detail and a passion for craftsmanship in all aspects of the job, then Alphaquad would like to meet you.

Key skills summary

  • 2-3 years of agency experience (and/or outstanding portfolio)
  • Be proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign
  • Have an interest in UI/UX and a good understanding of web performance
  • Have a basic understanding of, or aptitude to learn, HTML and CSS
  • Ability to understand the big picture and think conceptually
  • Great communicator
  • Good attitude to team working and multitasking
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work well under time constraints
  • Experience with other Adobe Creative Cloud applications and Keynote would be advantageous

Key responsibilities and requirements

  • Discussing project requirements and briefs with project team and development team
  • Presenting creative ideas to meet the clients requirements
  • Provide engaging solutions and visuals for emails, social media, online and offline promotional material and presentations
  • Understanding user journeys and interpreting them into wireframes and full designs for responsive websites
  • Communicate your designs to web developers and provide assets for production
  • Providing design advice to other members of the team
  • Have a rich and varied portfolio of work demonstrating exceptional design skills
  • Full UK driving licence

What you'll get

The successful applicant will be rewarded with a competitive salary, excellent prospects and a career at one of the best Digital Marketing Agencies in the UK. We've been growing steadily over the past fifteen years, due to our expanding range of products and services, and our superb client care.

The thing that makes us successful is our team of people, so we make sure we reward our staff for the hard work they put in. As well as being a great place to work, you’ll also benefit from the following:

Career development
We’re a company where your opinion counts and where you will be valued and respected. It is important to us that you are able to develop skills and enhance your career in a supportive environment. We feel that it is only fair that existing staff always get considered for promotion before external appointments. You’ll find that we are every bit as ambitious as you and can help you fulfill your ambitions

Professional development
We’ll support you in your own learning, helping you to develop your expertise in digital design. Everybody at AlphaQuad has their own Individual training plan, as well as the time and funding for attending conferences.

Generous holiday allowance
You’ll get a standard holiday allowance of 22 days per year, plus we’ll give you an extended Christmas break when we lock up the office for the festive period on Christmas Eve and return in the new year (which won’t come out of your standard allowance). You’ll also get an extra day's holiday for each year you work at AlphaQuad (up to five years)

Workplace pension
We’ll be introducing workplace pensions in January 2017

Flexible working hours
Change your working hours to suit you. If you work better after an extra hour in bed, or if you want to do the school run before coming to work, then that’s fine by us

Work from home days
If you need to work from home every now and then, then go for it

Socials
Our teams work hard, and we want to reward this. So, we do social events in working hours. Also, if you want to have an extended lunch break to go out with your team, then go for it

Picturesque and rural location
We’re in the sticks! Which means a driving license and access to a car is essential

Food and drink
Help yourself to fruit and snacks, soft drinks and real machine coffee

Family friendly
Childcare vouchers for the mums and dads amongst us and the freedom to worry about your kids ahead of work

So, if this sounds like the perfect job for you, we’d love to hear from you. We get lots of applications, so why not make sure your covering letter and CV stands out from the crowd!

To apply for this role, please send your CV and covering letter to

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