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JOB ALERT: We’re hiring a Senior Designer

Salary: Up to 40k per year
Benefits: BUPA Healthcare + eligible for company bonus scheme

Verve Search is an international, multi-award winning Creative Campaigns and SEO agency. We specialise in developing highly creative campaigns that generate significant traffic and attention online. We are digital pioneers and pride ourselves on putting into action ideas that most people would only dream of, working with some of the biggest brands across the globe, including, Expedia, Gocompare.com and Sage.

We’re a team of creative, passionate and knowledgeable individuals from 12 different countries, speaking 15 languages. This diversity is what drives our award-winning campaigns; it enables us to grow and support our clients’ business on an international scale. Some of our most recent work includes a Google Streetview tour of the Cavern Club, a celebration of the artist Edward Hopper and this data-heavy piece looking at the patterns and trends across Unicorns and their founders.

Our campaigns regularly get coverage from;

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Our team is a combination of geeks and creative; we think like 50’s ad execs and execute like geeks.

Due to our continued growth Verve Search are hiring a Senior Designer looking to develop their career in a dynamic and exciting environment. This is a very exciting position for anyone looking to shape their career and grow as a leading edge designer. Getting involved with a diverse range of projects, you will be working across desktop, mobile and native app design – providing amazing opportunities to develop & get your work out there & seen by millions!

Job Summary:

The Senior Designer is responsible for helping to transform our clients businesses by coming up with compelling ideas that connect and engage with a range of audiences. No day will be exactly the same.

The primary function of this role is to accurately respond to client briefs by recommending and implementing creative and original ideas across a range of campaigns with both short and medium term time frames. You will collaborate with the rest of the team on brainstorming new ideas, and lead projects with minimal input from the Production Manager. Campaigns will include but are not limited to:

  • Interactive and static visual assets
  • App/online tool ideas and design
  • Responsive websites and landing pages
  • Videos and motion graphics
  • Stuff we haven’t even thought of yet…

About you:

As a Senior Designer you will be exceptionally creative & hungry to learn. The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum of 4 years experience in an agency environment
  • A strong portfolio demonstrating a range of creative skills and conceptual thinking
  • Must be HIGHLY creative and able to come up with concepts and ideas, not afraid to speak up!
  • Must be a keen illustrator and able to create/draw detailed characters
  • Must have an excellent understanding of UX design and strong ability in general web design.
  • You MUST be interested in both illustrations and web design, no task is the same at Verve!
  • Ideally you will have the abiltity to mentor and advise junior members of the team.
  • Be interested in new ways of creating and generating interest from an audience, not simply copying what has done before, pioneering thinking.
  • It would be a bonus if you also have experience or knowledge of motion design or video production as well.
  • Exceptional in using the following software: Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects/Flash and InDesign. Ideally also have experience in using: PremierPro (or other video software)
  • A self-motivated disposition, ready to learn & thrive on working as part of a team!
  • An ideal candidate will also have a working knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript

If this sounds like the kind of position that excites you and you think you’d make the difference we’re looking for, please send your CV  and portfolio to us at jobs@vervesearch.com.

To apply for this role, you must have the right to live and work in the UK. Due to the expected volume of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted. No agencies please.

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