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Digital Designer & Animator

Job Description

We’re looking for a bloody brilliant new creative to join our team, you’ll be delivering high quality digital design for social across a range of clients. Proven experience in social media design and animation/video editing skill-set is crucial to this role.

The ideal designer is a confident and inspired creative, likes to learn, a people person, and has the skills to think both commercially and conceptually to bring projects to life through outstanding creative execution. You will be a visual problem solver, understanding how to dissect content, identify solutions to meet the clients needs – defining hierarchy to create layouts in the most impactful, imaginative and innovative way.

Whether a quick 30 second animation or delivering a full suite of campaign assets, we require an exceptional level of visual communication and quality of finish. Ideas and creativity are the main thing we’re looking for, but attention to detail is also essential.

Experience with creating for social media is essential, but broader design experience is advantageous to support the rest of the design team in busy periods.

Ideal Skill-set and experience

  • Proven design for social media experience
  • A thorough attention to detail – from pixel-perfect positioning to spelling and grammar
  • Upholding brand guidelines and a strong knowledge of design standards
  • Proactively independent, actively assist all members of the team when you have capacity and seek solutions to a range of challenges
  • Has the ability to make well thought-out, autonomous creative decisions
  • Strong communication skills with both clients and members of the team
  • Positive, can-do attitude. Takes direction and constructive criticism well 
  • Keeps up to date with creative trends and enjoys sharing with the wider team
  • Adapt to focus on priority projects and last minute requirements whilst working in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong sense of accountability and pride in their work
  • Experience web design advantageous
  • Experience in animation
  • Experience in video editing

What makes you brilliant?

  • Minimum 2 years experience in an agency environment
  • Ability to work collaboratively with the wider creative team and respective project managers
  • Great problem solving skills and the ability to think critically
  • Self-disciplined, proactive and unafraid of sharing new ideas
  • Always keen to hunt out the latest design trends
  • Accuracy and meticulous attention to detail
  • A master animator
  • Thrive in high pressure
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite – Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and XD
  • Expert knowledge of After Effects / other industry recognised animation tools
  • Apple Mac user 
  • Relevant bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or related field

How to apply

If you would like to be considered for this position, then please submit a full CV, design portfolio showing recent and relevant creative work and salary expectations to patrick@creativesponge.co.uk

This is a full-time position, based in Norwich and applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.
We are currently working flexibly between home and in-office.

Please note we will shortlist suitable applicants as they apply. The role may close without prior notice – we have no application deadline. 

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