Hearst, Digital Designer

London (Central)
11 Apr 2018
11 May 2018
Job Type
Full Time

The Hearst UK commercial Content Studio is looking for a Digital Designer to join the team.

We are looking for a designer who can help us grow and deliver our digital creative output as part of a broad and collaborative team.

Working across all of our Hearst brands – including ELLE, Cosmopolitan, Esquire and Harper’s Bazaar - you will create interactive elements and GIFs for digital content, Snapchat video ads, Facebook Canvas designs, Instagram animations, display banners and more.

You will collaborate with other designers, Art directors, Editors and Developers to turn raw assets into brilliant creative.

Tasks & Responsibilities  

  • Deliver digital designs consistent with editorial brand voice and campaign strategy.  
  • Drive the development and ideation of new commercial design opportunities.  
  • Represent the Content Studio internally and externally in your position as a design expert to help support clients and influence campaign strategy.  
  • Convert and interpret supplied assets into successful content / ad units for our O&O sites as well as Facebook, Snapchat and beyond.  
  • Think creatively and work with an innovative approach. 
  • Work with a wide range of internal stakeholders to ensure that the team’s designs are delivered on time and in-line within campaign and brand guidelines.   
  • Be able to switch styles and aesthetics to suit our different brands and social platforms. You may be designing a display banner for Good Housekeeping on one day and an Instagram meme for Cosmopolitan the next! 
  • Work with Ad Product team on the development of new advertising solutions and enhancements.  
  • Provide mocks to clients with the commercial objective of winning business.  

Person Specification / Skills  

  • Relevant industry experience within digital design – working with brands, advertising and editorial content.  
  • Outstanding portfolio of successfully delivered projects that demonstrate a strong flair for visual communication of content, conceptual thinking and attention to detail.  
  • Role is as much about creativity as it is productions. Your work should demonstrate  
  • Your design skills will demonstrate aesthetic diversity applied to a variety of brands, showing an appreciation for relevant audiences.  
  • An innovator with a passion to deliver new, interesting and well-considered creative solutions to expectant clients.  
  • Passionate about design trends, inspired and engaged by digital innovation.  
  • Keen understanding of user experience and interaction design, ability to champion user needs when priorities are set and understand user journeys within a commercial environment.  
  • Attention to detail and consistency.   
  • Demonstrate an appreciation for responsive design and communication of rich media content across various devices as part of a user journey.  
  • Proven knowledge of Creative suite. Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and After Effects. 
  • Working knowledge of HTML & CSS.  
  • Experience with Celtra, DoubleClick, and other Rich Media platforms a plus.  
  • It is essential you are a team player – able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment, collaborate with both our print and digital delivery teams and take direction from senior stakeholders.  

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