Afool website by Big Orange Media

Web Design Manager

Maternity Cover (FTC – 12 month)

Big Orange Media are an award-winning marketing agency for businesses that want to get the most out of marketing. For the last 5 years we’ve helped a diverse range of clients by creating high-grade video content, detailed and impactful social campaigns, beautifully designed websites and branding. We’re a super ambitious team of 12 people (and we’re just getting started).

Our UK offices are based in Tunbridge Wells (although we’re all working remotely) with offices in Amsterdam, allowing us to work with our client portfolio across the UK and service EU clients.
We are a dynamic agency with a reputation for delivering innovative business solutions for our clients across the board. We’re passionate about creativity, ease of use and, above all, return on investment for our clients.
We are looking for an experienced front-end / Web designer experienced in WordPress website development, maternity cover , full time role based in Tunbridge Wells, Kent. This role is ideal for an individual looking to develop their skills and manage a small team of two, in a fast-paced, dynamic agency environment.

The Role

As part of the Big Orange Media development team, you’ll help build, deploy and maintain an exciting range of client projects across a wide spectrum of industries.
You should be able to demonstrate an interest in keeping up with the latest tools, technologies and best practices. Good communication skills and an ability to work to deadlines are essential.
All candidates will be required to have the skills listed below and be able to perform those duties, working as part of the wider Big Orange Media team, performing ad hoc tasks as required by senior managers in service of the overall Big Orange Media mission.
Overall
5+ years experience as a mid-senior digital designer
Agency experience
Comfortable working on a number of different projects at once within constrained time frames
Clear understanding of graphic and web design principles
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong portfolio

 

Management

Experience managing a small team
Work closely with internal teams to bring your ideas to life
Experience managing projects via a project management system (trello, monday.com, asana etc)
Experience planning web projects from start to finish
Working closely with creative design team
Working with project managers and account managers
Report back to MD on project progress
Ability to lead, set goals and give constructive feedback to designers

 

Web Design

Adobe creative Suite
HTML5, CSS, Sass, Bootstrap, Javascript
Experience using prototyping tools – Figma, Adobe XD, Sketch
Experience designing / coding bespoke emails – mailchimp, mailjet, insightly
Confident user of Google Analytics
Git version control
Confident in advising clients on requirements of their projects
Experience in creating e-commerce websites

 

Web Development and Technical Skills

Experience using linux servers
Experience using plesk interface
Advanced wordpress knowledge
Creating custom themes from scratch
Confident working with advanced DNS

 

Job Type: Full-time (FTC 12-Month Maternity Cover)
Salary: £27,000 – £29,000 PA DOE

Benefits
Great responsibility from Day One – the opportunity to make a real difference
Flexible holiday (minimum 22 days)
Competitive Salary
A fun and engaging working environment
Pension Scheme
Social by name, social by nature… We like hanging out with each other (when we’re allowed!) it’s not all about work and love us some organised (and not so organised) fun!

We are an equal opportunities employer and believe in the power of a diverse, inclusive team. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people, regardless of race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation

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