Visual Designer (Digital Products)

About the job

We are looking to welcome a Visual Designer with solid, demonstrable experience in web app / software design into the Major Digital UX Design team at our lovely Brighton studio housed within the magnificent Plus-X Innovation Hub.

About us

Major Digital are a team of creatives and developers driven by a desire to deliver excellent experiences, powered by insight and a relentless advocacy for the users’ voice in projects.

From UX to branding, tech & web development, we build customised solutions that get results. We empower our clients by designing experiences that help them deliver value to their customers.

We’re a small, but rapidly growing agency who have been running since 2007. We pride ourselves on our honesty and transparency with clients and each other, whilst ensuring we remain friendly and empathic in our interactions and work.

Our core value is to try to improve the lives of others, whether that be via a digital product, a creative solution or even just a helpful conversation. We love our work and take pride in what we do. Ensuring our team has a healthy work-life balance is key to delivering effectively, so we’re flexible to both regular working options and ad-hoc requirements to ensure everyone remains happy and energised.

The majority of our work is digital-focused, though we offer a range of creative and user-experience services as well. We work on a wide range of innovative digital projects across a variety of sectors.

Our office is located at the new innovation hub, Plus X on Lewes Road.

You and this role

  • You have a background in web app and/or software product design
  • You radiate with creativity!
  • You are an advocate of putting the users at the centre of projects.

Day-to-day you will be working with our creative director and the development teams to create, test and refine concepts for our clients. You will be comfortable using tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Figma and Adobe XD to design assets.

You will need to have the ability to own your designs and ensure a consistent level of quality.

You will be required to present design ideas to colleagues and receive feedback with an open mind. So, excellent communication skills and an ability to make the complicated sound easy and the mundane sound exciting are paramount.

Skills/Experience

  • 2+ years agency experience
  • Confident within the Adobe Suite, Photoshop, InDesign etc. And some experience with Design & Prototyping tools such as Figma and XD
  • A keen eye for typography
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • A thirst for solving creative problems
  • A diligent worker, producing creative assets to the high level of quality our creative director expects.

Qualifications are great, but not essential. We are looking for candidates who can demonstrate a portfolio of recent creative work, a mix of web, print or brand design, and who are keen to develop their skills and learn new ones.

You will learn and grow alongside our senior creatives if you approach this position with ambition and initiative!

Benefits

  • £20,000 - £26,000 depending on experience
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Company Pension Contributions
  • Flexible working
  • Company laptop
  • Yearly training budget
  • Collaborative company culture

Covid

We’re working flexibly whilst still in the pandemic, with the majority of the team working a few days in the office and a few days at home.

How to apply

Send your CV and a covering letter to jobs@majordigital.com. Please make sure you detail your skills and experience and provide some examples of your work (agency projects you’ve been involved in - detailing what aspects you worked on, personal projects, etc).

Please note, we will be interviewing as soon as we receive applications. We will be in touch if we’d like to take your application further.


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