Junior Web Designer

Recruiter
WHSmith
Location
Bristol
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 Mar 2021
Closes
05 Apr 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Funkypigeon.com now a household name for personalised cards and gifts, since WHSmith acquired Funky Pigeon in 2010, turnover has rocketed. We continue to invest in customer experience and apps and we’re always innovating, to give our brand unique selling points over our competitors. That makes for a fast-pace and all our projects are carried out from start to finish in house. As we grow, you’ll evolve with the business.  

Funkypigeon.com is looking for an enthusiastic, creative web designer to join its dynamic team. The role will be both creative and technical, producing graphics and developing content for the website and a variety of different digital mediums such as email marketing campaigns and paid advertising.

What you’ll do
As a Junior Web Designer you will be part of a dynamic creative team, responsible for the development and design of Funky Pigeon’s online assets and marketing material. You will work with stakeholders across the business designing and developing HTML Emails and digital marketing materials.

As well as the digital marketing material design and development you will also design and update our website promotional graphics and get hands on in designing, developing and maintaining the website from a User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) perspective.
This is a great opportunity to start or continue your Web Design career in a well known, reputable and growing online business!

Who we’re looking for
You’ll have a good understanding and some hands-on experience of graphic and web design, including a strong working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite. Ideally you will also have experience and knowledge with HTML, CSS and jQuery and some experience using Sketch, however this would be very advantageous.

Aside from the technical attributes you will need to have an eye for details, and the desire to learn and develop new design skills. You will need to be proactive, both in your approach to workload as well as keeping up to date with design and UI/UX trends. It’s a fast paced environment here at Funky, so you’ll need to be organised and able to meet deadlines that can sometimes be conflicting. Finally you’ll need to be an engaging, credible and confident communicator who is comfortable dealing with stakeholders at all levels.

What’s in it for you?
You’ll be at of the hub of an incredibly fast-moving function and you’ll be trusted to make decisions that benefit the business. It’s a serious responsibility – which will seriously motivate you. You’ll thrive on the freedom and the chance to use your skills and will be supported with plenty of training and development opportunities. What’s more, you can expect some fab rewards, including an achievable annual bonus, 24 days’ holiday, pension, the perks of your birthday off, access to various discounts and lots more!