Part-Time Digital Designer

Role: Part-Time Digital Designer

Location:  Bournemouth

Reference: HOBUG660900

Closing Date: Friday 01 October 2021

Role: Part-Time Digital Designer

Location: Bournemouth

Reference: HOBUG660900

Closing Date: Friday 01 October 2021

We are looking for a motivated designer to join the Digital User Experience Team at a truly exciting time of growth for Hobbycraft. You will be working alongside two Digital Designers to enrich our current digital content offering as we migrate to our brand new site, whilst maintaining the deliverance of our campaign calendar.

This is an opportunity for someone who is excited to be involved in shaping the digital content direction of a brand with a rapidly growing online presence, with the ultimate aim of providing a seamless and inspiring journey for crafters.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design assets for use across the Hobbycraft website in order to execute the campaign, homepage, and promotional plans as briefed and in line with brand guidelines
  • Build responsive content experiences using HTML and CSS as briefed and in line with brand guidelines
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively within DUX team, gaining appropriate input or sign-off from others within the business where appropriate
  • Take an active, commercial approach to decision making by tracking and optimising the performance of key pages and assets in line with trade planning
  • Ensure SEO and accessibility best practice is followed
  • Become a CMS super user
  • About You

    You are a talented designer with an excellent portfolio showcasing your abilities. You are confident working with Adobe Photoshop, and have proven skills in responsive HTML coding. A collaborative team player, you have the motivation to deliver high quality to deadline.

  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience in Digital Design, and/or a degree in Graphic Design or similar
  • HTML and CSS responsive coding essential
  • Adobe Creative Suite skills – Photoshop essential, Illustrator advantageous
  • A good understanding of typography and layout
  • Familiar with various CMS systems and able to learn and adapt quickly
  • Strong interpersonal and organisational skills that support collaboration within the team
  • Self-starter with ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Motivation to maintain and improve design standards
  • Able to contribute constructively to creative discussions, take on feedback and share new ideas
  • What we offer in return

  • Competitive Salary
  • 25% Discount Card for Hobbycraft Stores
  • Free Onsite Parking 
  • 33 days holiday inclusive of Bank Holidays with an increase each holiday year 
  • Company pension contribution
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Continuous training, development and performance management