Mid-Weight Designer – App (iOS and Android)

Location
The Shard, London Bridge, SE19SG
Salary
Competitive salary and bonus structure.
Posted
31 May 2017
Closes
28 Jun 2017
Discipline
Digital / Web
Function
Designer
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

THE BRAND

MATCHESFASHION.COM is the global luxury-shopping destination for men and women, bringing together a modern edit of over 400 established and emerging designers. Experience MATCHESFASHION.COM online, in its London stores and at No.23, our private-shopping townhouse. With over 25 years in luxury fashion, we deliver to over 190 countries and offer 24/7 advice through MyStylist, our dedicated fashion-concierge team.

THE ROLE

In this exciting role you will work on a wide variety of designs, from engaging, fully shoppable, interactive editorial layouts for our content streams to creating new functionality for all aspects of our responsive global e-commerce site. Reporting directly into the Assistant Art Director, you will be part of an inspiring and growing team of Senior, Mid-Weight and Junior designers.

We have opportunities to work across; content and social, new streams and Apps (iOs and Android).

What you’ll be doing

  • Produce original, user-focused concepts and solutions that are multi-faceted and incorporate all the elements of a great user experience while maintaining the house style and brand objectives
  • Generate creative ideas, preplan, pitch to senior management within the Content team, manage feedback process, execute and oversee all aspects of visual design
  • Understand and apply best practice UI/UX principles to projects. Design responsive wireframes, prototypes and documentation as required. Understand mobile design – eg mobile apps, mobile-first concepts, etc.
  • Design editorial content both on and offline, for example homepages, style report content and landing pages alongside special projects including editorial and e-commerce briefs.
  • Communicate with Editorial, Management, Marketing, Studio, Press and the Tech teams on all aspects of creative deliverables and project goals.
  • Development of technical skills to stay abreast of software changes.
  • Keep informed on current developments in digital design, technology, e-commerce etc.
  • Communicating and sharing inspiring ideas with the rest of the creative team members.

About you

  • Proven experience in digital design
  • Proven ability to work to stringent deadlines
  • High proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign
  • Knowledge and structural understanding of the HTML and CSS processes a plus
  • Someone who believes in creating designs with an emotional resonance for the end user
  • Strong understanding of typography, colour and layout
  • A focus on UI/UX principles to make the customer journey as effortless, seamless and shoppable as possible
  • A flexible attitude to adapt to a growing team as well as business needs
  • Pro-active with an ability to show initiative and generate ideas to constantly improve the quality of the site
  • Detail orientated, well organised, team player

If you are energetic, hardworking and thrive in a collaborative and fast paced environment then please apply with a CV, and covering letter stating your salary details and notice period via the Apply button.