TITLE: Freelance Digital Production Designer
REPORTS INTO: Senior Art Director
DURATION: 3 month contract
HOURS: Standard 40 hour workweek
A fantastic and major retail company is looking for a freelance Digital Production Designer who will be taking on smaller creative projects and create HTML files for our online direct marketing communications.
- Assist Designers and Art Directors on the execution of design concepts for a wide variety of interactive projects.
- Create visual aspects of marketing materials including emails, banners, landing pages.
- Ability to create animation sequences, edit videos, motion graphics - A PLUS.
- Support the digital creative team in: executing, building and prepping files for release to our email-marketing and web platforms such as weekly emails, homepages (desktop and mobile) and seasonal marketing projects.
- Structure Photoshop comps to optimize efficient production design and localization of work flows, review final work to ensure graphics and layouts are without error.
- Incorporate graphic elements and typography into our images for special promotions, following best practices in production and mobile-first design.
- Edit, optimize and output final web-ready digital artwork for brand emails and web pages.
- Help develop and manage photography and creative assets database, organizing photo and design assets, archiving and maintaining of past projects.
- Assist in constructing creative presentations.
- Must have a strong understanding of information architecture and user-centered design principles.
- 1-2 years of experience providing production support to art directors and designers
- BA or BFA Degree in design or related field, or equivalent experience
- Digital portfolio providing strong examples of past professional work that demonstrate a strong design sense of typography, composition and layout
- Expert in Adobe's Creative Suite
- BONUS: Knowledge of motion graphics & video editing experience for web (After Effects)
- Strong understanding of HTML/CSS
- Knowledge of best practices for web image optimization and web components
Sthree US is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.