Xerox Senior Digital Designer in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

Xerox Corporation is an $11 billion technology leader that innovates the way the world communicates, connects and works. Our expertise is more important than ever as customers of all sizes look to improve productivity, maximise profitability and increase satisfaction. We do this for small and mid-size businesses, large enterprises, governments, graphic communications providers, and for our partners who serve them.

We understand what’s at the heart of work – and all of the forms it can take. We embrace the increasingly complex world of paper and digital. Office and mobile. Personal and social. Every day across the globe – in more than 160 countries – our technology, software and people successfully navigate those intersections. We automate, personalise, package, analyse and secure information to keep our customers moving at an accelerated pace.

PURPOSE OF ROLE

The Senior Digital Designer will perform a significant role in the expansion of our digital services offering to both current and future clients. The role holder will be the face and voice of the digital design team and will be expected to help promote the breadth of our digital offering to customers at all levels. This role requires the ability to think strategically, and importantly must understand the commercial impact of digital projects and be able to confidently articulate the benefits of the design process and user experience.

One of the main purposes of the role will be to create and maintain a high standard of digital design to support a variety of digital projects for mobile, tablet and desktop. The Senior Digital Designer work closely with the Creative Directors, Designers, Digital Developers and Programmers that already exist in the global business structure, as well as third party suppliers, freelancers and external agencies (when required).

Above all the role is to install best design practice for all digital projects and ensure that all work is designed on brand and to the highest standard.

SCOPE OF ROLE

  • Leading the Digital Design and UX capability for a variety of projects across a number of client brands

  • This is a hands on role for Creative Digital Design (with creative support), and as the work increases the Lead Digital Designer will help building a team of Front End digital designers and user experience specialists.

  • Input to the strategic direction and development of the digital services business

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create strong and compelling designs on brand in response to client briefs

  • Provide creative direction for digital projects covering deployment across mobile, tablet and desktop along with other forms of digital interactivity

  • Present design concepts and wireframes to clients for digital projects and work closely with the digital development team in the production phase of projects and ensure delivery is on time and within budget

  • Be the go to person for clients and colleagues for digital knowhow in relation to UX design

  • Lead both large and small projects from initial brief through to final delivery

  • Develop the digital design capabilities across the team and ensure innovation keeps our business ahead of the curve

  • Ensuring the digital design services are delivered to the highest standards and meet client SLA

  • Owning the resolution of problems, driving the root cause analysis and corrective action plan to completion

  • Supports technology utilisation and optimisation

BACKGROUND, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • The successful candidate will have gained a wealth of knowledge in Front End digital design and can demonstrate this through a strong portfolio and should be able to impress with the depth and vision of their digital expertise.

  • Experience of responsive design and UX design will be a significant advantage along with the ability to create Wire Frames/IA and experience of leading high profile digital projects for blue chip companies.

  • Proven experience in eCommerce projects

  • Role requires an understanding of Front End programming concepts and requires close working relationship with web programmers within the wider team structure

  • Candidates should also have a wealth of experience in digital design, enjoy taking a brief, and working with the client to create a creative digital master piece, the desire to help grow a small team; they should also have gravitas, intelligence, charisma, and vision, be a problem solver, a self-starter and someone with real energy and drive.

  • Degree educated or equivalent in a related subject to the role.

  • Knowledge of industry standard software tools and programming languages including the following but not limited to: Adobe Creative Cloud, HTML5, CSS, Flash, After Effects etc.

  • This role is based at our head office in Welwyn Garden City, and the applicant would need to be able to travel to other Xerox and client locations for meetings when required.

  • 5 years in a similar role

Title: Senior Digital Designer

Location: GBR-Hertfordshire-Welwyn Garden City

Requisition ID: 17003234

Virtual/work from home? Yes