Web Designer


We are recruiting for this role during this challenging time however our client is able to adhere to all policies related to Covid 19 to ensure the well-being of all their employees

I work remotely so if you have any questions please email me on michelle.jackson@office-angels.com and a will do my best to respond immediately however I would still apply for the role via our website

I am recruiting for an experienced Web Designer to work full time hours Monday to Friday which can include working from home along with flexible start and finish times based in the City Centre, they would like you in on a Wednesday as that's the team meeting day

We are not looking for the average Web Designer, we want someone who doesn't want a structured day who likes to have the autonomy to train and manage themselves, you will work in an incredibly relaxed working environment and this client is completely different to any other company you will have worked for previously, you will be given a voice and actually listened too, they pride themselves by offering a culture that means you have complete autonomy and manage your own working day which includes uncapped holidays as a work life balance is incredibly important

So as the Web Designer I am looking for someone to create an amazing websites and a whole plethora of web related stuff (like landing pages). The ideal candidate should have an eye for clean and artful website design, a keen interest in UI and UX design and be well-versed in HTML and CSS, my client will be draining you of all your creativity and talent to help grow an exciting disruptive brand and appreciates the finer details of excellent web site structure and web page design while embracing an inner geekiness towards the development of cascading style sheets. A mobile first mindset is, of course, a must.

So as a Web Designer what will you be doing ?.

  • Designing and developing website using HTML and CSS using contemporary design tools and frameworks

  • Understanding and designing modern website structures, flows and sitemaps (particularly mobile) and how to make them to work comfortably with modern content management systems

  • Designing websites and pages in a way that balances awesome look and feel, accessibility, website performance, SEO optimisation and relevant content

  • Working hand-in-hand, adopting an agile approach, with engineering teams, content creators and creative designers to achieve collective goals

  • Gathering and distilling requirements that are translated into designs

So as a Web Designer what sets you apart from other candidates, see below what I am

A good working understanding of website design software - it doesn't have to be years of experience, but you should be comfortable using a design platform like Sketch or Adobe. And tools like Photoshop, Illustrator or other visual design and wire-framing tools.

A solid portfolio of websites that you have designed and/or created and the story behind them, definitely including some mobile examples.

An understanding of design best practices for websites and opinions on what current websites are examples of excellence

An understanding of how to make sure websites are optimised for SEO

An understanding of how to make sure websites are built with accessibility at their core

An understanding of how to design websites to work with headless content management systems (e.g. contentful).

Once successful in the role of Web Designer will not only work for a very unique company with a superb plan for growth with an insane benefits package, including state of the art equipment, brand new offices, wine and beer fridge, share options, free snacks, uncapped holidays, team building events, additional training that you choose and no dress code or Management

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