Mid-to-Senior Digital Designer (1 year FTC)

Borehamwood, England, United Kingdom | Digital & Marketing | Full-time | COVID-19 remote

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MID to SENIOR DIGITAL DESIGNER ( 1 year FTC)

Reporting to: Creative Design Manager

Base: Borehamwood, Hertfordshire

About us

Buyagift and Red Letter Days are the UK Brands for Smartbox Group. The iconic Red Letter Days brand was added to our portfolio in November 2017 – adding additional complexity and challenges to our customer strategy.

We are the UK’s leading gift experience provider.  Our core focus is to deliver happiness to our customers, suppliers, staff and retail partners. We aim to do this by providing industry leading products.

And we have been part of the Smartbox Group since 2009 – the world’s largest provider of experiences. A Smartbox Group experience is purchased every five seconds! 

About the role

We are looking for a creative and logically minded Digital Designer who has a strong background of both online web design and HTML, CSS, Javascript and JQuery coding.

This role sits within the eCommerce team, supporting the wider marketing department to produce creative and engaging designs to drive business volume.  Predominantly this is a website marketing role.

This is a hands on and technical role.  The ideal candidate will have 4+ years’ experience in the eCommerce / Marketing industry, with a proven track record of a broad range of skills, a keen eye for detail, and a proactive can-do attitude.  Any experience in print or offline design would also be advantageous.

A bit more about the role

  • Working with the design and web teams to produce strong website designs and to deliver marketing campaigns, landing pages, and promotions.
  • Working with the wider e-commerce team to review website trends and implement changes based on the site performance to maximize site conversion and retention rates.
  • Ensuring all content reinforces company brand values.
  • Support with CRM/email production as applicable
  • Liaising with freelancers and external agencies as applicable

And now a bit about you

  • 4+ years’ experience in an online design role, preferably for a transactional eCommerce business
  • Portfolio of previous work (demonstrating ability of both strong visual design and webpage coding)
  • Highly skilled in in HTML, CSS, Javascript and Jquery
  • Responsive coding skillset essential with experience of Bootstrap
  • Strong knowledge of Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Experience with InVision (preferred) or Marvel
  • Experience and skillset to design and code a landing page from scratch without the assistance of a CMS is highly essential.

Our mission

To achieve fast and profitable growth by delighting our customers, providing significant volumes of incremental business to our suppliers and providing a fun & progressive working environment for our team.

Our vision

To reach a stage where there is never a reason for a customer to buy an experience from anyone else. To achieve this, we aim to have the best experience selection, at market leading prices, sold through an industry leading e-commerce platform that is marketed through cutting edge e-marketing techniques. 

Want to know what it is like to work at Buyagift and Red Letter Days, come take a look at what our team has to say https://www.buyagift.co.uk/aboutus or check out our company reviews on Glassdoor: https://www.glassdoor.co.uk/Reviews/Buyagift-Reviews-E1140132.htm 

Disclaimer: In applying to this position, you consent to Smartbox Group (Buyagift Plc & Red Letter Days) to keep your CV and application details on records and to process your CV internally with relevant departments involved with the recruitment of the advertised position.

Due to the high volume of applications, it will not be possible to respond to unsuccessful candidates. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Note to all agencies: We will not be opening this role out to any recruitment consultants / agencies at the moment. We hope that you understand and appreciate this and If anything changes, we will be in touch with you.