Web Designer

We are recruiting for a Web Designer who will play a vital role in the growth of the company.

This is a great opportunity to join a fast-growing and sociable team in a well-established business.

Established in 2000, ExtraMile Communications is a digital marketing agency that specialises in multilingual and single language bespoke website design and also offers email marketing, graphic design, branding and SEO. Our team of 19, mixes a broad range of ages.

Core competencies:

  • Client focused
  • Budget control and understanding
  • Excellent communication skills with clients and internal departments
  • Ability to receive instruction
  • Attention to detail
  • Desire to learn new techniques and skills
  • Problem solving
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Innovative thinker with versatility

Summary and key responsibilities of position:

  • Work with the Creative Manager in the production of design projects
  • Take initial brief from the Sales and Marketing Manager
  • Meet with the client to ascertain their requirements
  • Creatively develop new design concepts and graphics
  • Work as part of a team and liaise with other departments across the business
  • Submit concepts to the Creative Manager that reflect the brief and budget
  • Submit design concepts and liaise with the Project Manager in approval process
  • Liaise with the development team and complete development handover
  • Finalise approved design work

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Read and understand initial brief
  • Meet with the client and discuss design and development
  • Work with a range of media and design software
  • Liaise with development and external suppliers
  • Produce design concepts and seek client approval
  • Liaise with Project Manager
Person Specification 
  Essential    Desirable
  Qualifications & Training
  •  Design related experience
  • Any web design or development training
  • Design degree
  • Knowledge and ability to design for web
  • Knowledge and ability of responsive design

  • Experience of working in an agency
  • Print design and liaising with printers
  • Brand identity design
  Qualities & Attitude
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Handle multiple projects
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • A team player
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Client liaison skills
  • Ability to communicate and present ideas
  • A desire to learn new skills with a pro-active apprioach to implementing them
  • An understanding of what makes a good user experience 
  Product Knowledge
  •  Adobe Creative Suite, basic HTML and CSS knowledge
  • CMS platforms such as WordPress and Joomla!
  • Sketch

Benefits of working at ExtraMile Communications

  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Working with a friendly, dynamic team
  • Bonus opportunities
  • An endless supply of tea and coffee (and sometimes cake!)

If you feel you have the skills to become part of our successful team then please click here to view the full job description and apply