Digital Designer

Heckford is looking for a Digital Designer to join their growing team in Preston.

Employer: Heckford

Location:Preston / UK

Position: Digital Designer


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Digital Designer to join our growing team at our Preston office. This is an ideal role for someone who has a passion for digital design within a fast-paced agency environment. As Digital Designer you will be working within the creative team to produce engaging, innovative and effective design executions across a variety of formats.

Key Responsibilities:

• Responsible for creative website design, email design and all aspects of digital design
• Propose and present several concepts in response to briefs
• Follow the branding, user interface and performance guidelines
• Ensure that all concepts are produced in a customer focused manner with regard to legibility, usability, functionality and performance
• Implement new ideas, bring specialist skills and develop the quality of all digital creative
• See creative through from initial concept to final execution
• Must be able to take direction well and understand requirements
• Liaise with developers and digital art workers to execute concepts
• Collaborate with the wider creative team

Skills Required:

• Educated to degree level or equivalent (in a creative discipline)
• Proven experience within a similar role
• Must be organised and able to manage workloads
• Able to work accurately and effectively, quickly turn work around whilst maintaining a high level of quality
• Must be self-motivated, pro-active and have a positive attitude towards work
• Excellent knowledge and understanding of the Adobe Creative Suite especially Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator and a knowledge of email and web design. Knowledge of HTML, JS, CSS frameworks such as Bootstrap or Foundation and After Effects is advantageous
• Strong all-round creative portfolio, expressing layout skills in web design, typography and graphic design
• An understanding of User Experience (UX) across all devices
• Ability to clearly articulate ideas to line manager and other non-graphical team members
• Must be passionate for digital design and have an interest in web design, typography, moving image and everything digital
• Desire to develop and gain a greater understanding of the business
• Appetite to move digital design forward and create exciting, functional designs


In return for your skills and experience as a Digital Designer, we will offer a competitive salary, 20 days holiday a year plus bank holidays, opportunities for professional development and other benefits such as free staff car parking, childcare vouchers and contributory pension scheme.

• Excellent and competitive rates of pay
• 20 days holiday a year plus bank holidays, rising to 25 days plus bank holidays after first year
• Full time job within a creative & vibrant team
• All the tea and coffee you require is provided
• Opportunities for professional career development
• A great opportunity to work for a leading and established creative agency
• Free on-site car parking
• Regular, paid for company outings and events

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Heckford is a privately owned, multi-service advertising agency, with offices in the North West of England.

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