Web Designer

Graham & Brown

Blackburn, Lancashire
Graham & Brown

Here at Graham & Brown, we are looking for a creative Web Designer to join our team in Blackburn. You will join us on a full-time, permanent basis and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of £25,582 – £31,978 per annum, plus a great range of benefits.

Graham & Brown has had design and colour at the heart of our business for over 75 years. With leading brands such as Superfresco Easy and the Graham and Brown brand itself, our offer stretches across categories from wallpaper, paint, fabric and wall art. We are committed to contemporary, leading-edge design across our international markets and put the customer at the heart of everything we do. We have been recognised as a “Cool Brand” on seven successive occasions.

We offer a range of excellent benefits, including:

  • Flexible working
  • Collaborative Culture
  • Thorough Induction Programme
  • Friendly working environment
  • Free parking
  • Generous staff discount on all Graham & Brown products
  • Generous pension
  • Life Assurance

We are looking for an experienced Web Designer to design and shape unique, user-centric products and experiences. The ideal candidate will have experience working in agile teams with developers, UX designers and copywriters. You will be able to make design decisions, translating a user experience into a smooth and intuitive interaction.

Your key responsibilities as our Web Designer will include:

  • Working on all our customer-facing sites, supporting the ongoing look, feel, functionality and features
  • Developing new websites and enhancing our existing Web properties
  • Working collaboratively with the Web Design team and the broader eCommerce team to develop and refine our online presence
  • Producing creative visuals for email marketing campaigns
  • Testing websites at different stages of design, on a variety of different devices
  • Working alongside our Senior Web Designer on wider UX design projects when required
  • Assisting in the development of the brand and conveying it cohesively across our multiple Web properties
  • Working with the wider eCommerce team, Digital Marketing, Trading, Operations and Marketplaces to ensure all design requirements are met
  • Prioritising briefs and working to strict deadlines as part of a fast-moving campaign orientated team

What we are looking for in our Web Designer:

  • Ideally, 3+ years’ experience in website/digital design using Adobe CC, Figma and similar software packages
  • Broad experience working on responsive web design and development
  • Proficient understanding of webpage markup, including HTML5, CSS3
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery
  • Strong ability to design with accessibility in mind
  • Knowledge of browser compatibility across multiple platforms and devices
  • Openness to receiving objective feedback and using it to improve
  • Creative ideas with a problem-solving mindset
  • The ability to present and defend your design decisions. All your design decisions should be based on the overall design roadmap as well as your own design thinking and fundamental principles (i.e. colour theory, visual weight, etc.)
  • Hands-on experience creating wireframes, prototypes, storyboards, user flows, etc.
  • A strong visual and technical portfolio

If you have the skills and experience we are looking for, click Apply now to be considered our Web Designer – we d love to hear from you!

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