Digital Designer

An essential role within Quba for a Digital Designer with digital agency experience looking for a varied role in the centre of Sheffield.


Salary


Competitive & dependent on experience


Location


Sheffield



The Vacancy


This is a great opportunity for a junior/mid-level creative digital designer to join our growing design team. Ideally, we need someone with a minimum three years’ experience working across a range of digital projects demonstrating a solid grasp of the principles of good digital design including user experience, digital brand application, typography, visual design and interaction design.  

We are looking for: 

  • A confident, creative spark with a pragmatic approach to large scale design for content management systems 
  • Someone who has a holistic and relentlessly imaginative approach to every brief 
  • An incredible eye for detail, you know – ‘needle in a haystack’ stuff 
  • A team player, we are a close-knit gang at Quba, and the project’s success is down to everyone involved. 


The Company


Quba is a design and technology agency based in Sheffield. We create digital systems and websites using a combination of outstanding UX, design, and technology to make a real difference to our clients businesses. We’re a fun bunch of techies, creatives and marketing types, and we’re always on the lookout for exceptional people to join our team.

Our quirky offices in the centre of Sheffield are located within a converted Victorian church school. As well as monthly pizza and beer evenings we have a lively lunchtime crowd who play Fifa, table tennis and pool. If you’re not the competitive type there are loads of cafes and shops nearby.

Away from work all Quban’s enjoy a company funded healthcare scheme, pension scheme and a generous holiday allowance. Everyone is encouraged to reach their potential and a number of our senior staff have risen through the company by taking advantage of Quba funded training and development opportunities

The Role


You’ll be working as part of the digital team across all our accounts and projects to help us deliver and implement high quality design for large web builds, applications, digital processes and pitch work. 


Main tasks & responsibilities


  • Ensure concepts and ideas are clearly derived from the creative brief and client objectives and ensure quality of output is exceptional 
  • Working closely with the project/account teams and client during planning and scoping to produce the best possible usability and design solutions 
  • Sketching, design mock-ups, detailed wireframes, clickable prototyping and design guidelines are all part of our robust process 
  • Working alongside our design lead and the project management team to ensure that our work follows best practice UX techniques 
  • Keeping up to date with current design trends and ensuring that our design output follows current thinking and best practice 
  • Contributing to new business proposals and presentations supporting the new business team with ideas and approaches 
  • You will be involved in working on the agency brand and marketing activity 

Skills & Experience


  • You should have a good balance of skills across the key disciplines of creative strategy, UX techniques, digital design, brand, graphics and typography. 
  • Experience of working with responsive design across different devices and platforms. 
  • Experience of working with leading web CMS platforms would be beneficial.  
  • Successful candidates will understand basic principles of what a CMS is. 
  • Strong attention to detail. 
Desired but not essential: 
  • Animation and video skills 
  • Comfortable presenting your work to clients 

Benefits


Apart from getting to work with a smart and passionate bunch of fellow Quban’s you’ll also enjoy:

  • Company funded healthcare scheme
  • Company contributed pension scheme
  • Up to 25 days holiday with potential to earn more
  • Flexible start and finish times every day
  • Non-sickness reward scheme to boost your holiday allowance
  • Sabbaticals for loyalty
  • Monthly beer and pizza evening
  • Games room including PlayStation 4, pool and table tennis

Find out more here https://www.quba.co.uk/careers


Contact details


To apply for this post please email a covering letter and a CV to: jointheteam@quba.co.uk


STRICTLY NO AGENCIES. WE WILL NOT CONSIDER USING AN AGENCY FOR THIS ROLE