Website Designer

  • Job Reference: HQ00009237
  • Date Posted: 14 September 2017
  • Recruiter: E-Resourcing
  • Location: Wallington
  • Salary: £22,000 to £32,000
  • Sector: IT (general)
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Javascript (jQuery & JSON), HTML (creating & styling), CSS,GIT / Version Control, Word Press, PHP From version 5.5 to current

My client, an exciting design agency who specialize in creating digital experiences, are looking for a talented website designer to join their team.

The main focus of this position is to work conscientiously on web design to support their friendly and creative team, based in Wallington, Surrey, with the fast paced growth of our business and steady flow of design work from existing clients,

You will be joining a small team of designers who work on a wide variety of projects for clients around the country, to create technically innovative and interesting web sites
Building creative and engaging websites Working within a team you will be required to:
Record client requirements
Discuss design ideas with our team
Create design prototypes and discuss with the team
Implement client agreed design in various formats, e.g. HTML, PHP, WordPress, etc.
Liaise with clients to collate required content
Transpose content onto the website
Liaise with the team and clients to sign off projects QualityControl
Follow standard procedures but with feedback to help better them where possible. Collaborating and sharing ideas with the rest of the team.

Updating Knowledge

Continually update knowledge through self-assessment and structured training & development

Must be able to demonstrate the following attributes:

Positive outlook 'can do' attitude. Adaptable, and flexible, professional and approachable. Able to commit to continuous professional development.
Discretion: Decisions you make have to be balanced over time between staff welfare & development and the business needs & requirements
Commitment: Full understanding of our objectives and dedicated to achieving them
Structured: Must have a methodical and consistent way of working by following procedures
Accountable: Taking responsibility for your actions Essential Knowledge and Experience
Proficient in creating web sites from scratch from design briefs or using purchased themes and widgets etc.
Someone who understands design concepts, typography, and delivering engaging projects
The ability to deliver projects that adhere to brand and design guidelines
A good awareness of industry trends that can help us produce better work
A good understanding of usability and design patterns
The ability to translate a client's requirements into a web solution
Min of 3 years building websites with examples of recent work
Excellent knowledge of:
Javascript (jQuery & JSON)
HTML (creating & styling)
GIT/Version Control
Word Press
PHP From version 5.5 to current

Essential Skills and Abilities

Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including management, clients, and third party suppliers
Excellent communication skills
Excellent customer service & interpersonal skills
Ability to learn on the job
Calm under pressure and the ability to work to tight deadlines
Logical and methodical approach to solving problems
Impeccable time management with excellent organisation, prioritising and planning abilities
Ability to work both as part of a team or on own initiative
Excellent attention to detail
Approachable, professional and well presented
Professional telephone manner
Creative & innovative way of thinking
Desirable Knowledge and Experience
Relevant experience in an agency or in-house web team
Experience designing e-commerce websites
Ecommerce platforms like WooCommerce
Laravel and/or other PHP Frameworks
Ability to work confidently within terminal
Social media marketing
Search Engine Optimisation
Google Ad Words
Google Analytics
Experience in creating HTML emails
Undertake other such linked duties as the management consider appropriate
Fulfil all roles and responsibilities of anyone subordinate to you
Ensure the development and progression of equality within the sphere of responsibility of this job description and the fair and equal treatment of all employees and clients

For more information, please contact Lee Barham in confidence on 01372 748-444 -