Digital Designer - Redditch

20000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual + GBP20000 - GBP25000/annum
03 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
About The Role

Halfords have an exciting opportunity for a Digital Designer to join the Autocentres Marketing team. The role based at our Support Centre in Redditch.

Role Purpose

The Digital Designer will be responsible for creating and managing strong, attractive, commercially-driven content for our retail website.

What will the role involve?

The successful candidate will work their Photoshop, HTML and CSS magic to ensure that the overall look of the website including advice articles, product pages and graphics encourage maximum customer engagement and conversion.

Working as part of a small digital team, the Digital Designer will have a wide, varied remit and will have the opportunity to contribute fresh thinking to all aspects of the digital strategy.

For the right candidate there will be opportunities to develop the role to include wireframing, UX and UI design to support our ongoing road map of web development.

Duties and responsibilities will also include:

-Creating digital assets such as web and email banners
-Managing the content plan
-CSS for upload to the CMS
-Managing the digital asset library
-Assisting with general administrative tasks to keep the website running
-Keeping abreast of design trends and applying these where appropriate

What skills are we looking for?

The successful candidate will have a flair for UX web design, experience with image editing software such as Photoshop and Illustrator and intermediate HTML and CSS coding (including HTML5). You will have a high level of attention to detail, excellent organisational skills and a strong empathy for customer needs.

Its desirable but not essential to have the following:

-Basic understanding of SEO
-An understanding of responsive design principles
-Experience of data analysis, and/or Google Analytics
-An interest in the automotive industry

Whats in it for you?

In return, we will offer the successful Digital Designer competitive salary depending on experience, 25 days holidays, Life Cover, including a Childcare Voucher Scheme, Pension Scheme, and countless Training and Progression opportunities.

Halfords Autocentres reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible