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We’re hiring! Junior Digital Media Designer, Dazed Media

Dazed is hiring a Junior Digital Media Designer

About​ ​Us:

Dazed Media is the world’s leading independent fashion and culture media brand.

Twenty-five years ago, Jefferson Hack and Rankin Waddell set up a magazine that would become a movement: Dazed & Confused. The title became a lightning rod for cultural provocation – radically reframing international style culture. Today, we are an agenda-setting publishing powerhouse and the most efficient way to reach the world’s most influential audiences.

Dazed Media powers an ever-evolving network of premium digital channels and iconic print titles including Dazed, AnOther, Another Man, Hunger and Nowness.

About​ ​the​ ​role:​ Junior Digital Media Designer,​ ​Dazed​ ​Media

Role​ ​Summary

Reporting to the Digital Design Director, you will work within design guidelines to artwork digital and video assets across our social channels and websites. You'll need a keen eye for design, photography and typography and appreciate the fine balance between visual design and usability. Experience of working in digital and video is desirable, but a digital mindset and willingness to develop these skills is key to the role. The successful candidate will be expected to create designs and assets that meet requirements on a daily basis in a fast paced environment. This includes but is not limited to working on in-house and branded social content, visual design assets for our websites, as well as graphic assets for video across all channels.

Duties, responsibilities & deliverables

- Preparing digital assets for social/video including resizing imagery, creating GIFs and social-optimised video files

- Working with editors on creating visuals, collages and basic illustration for articles

- Designing graphic assets and typography for video and coordinating with the video team

- Working to established visual guidelines and creating assets that have a clear brand aesthetic

Skills, experience & personal attributes

Essential skills:

- A strong design portfolio with great typography and layout skills

- Excellent working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)

- A strong design sensibility with the ability to work within established styles and guidelines

- Good understanding of digital design and current trends

- Great communication skills and able to integrate feedback from multiple sources

- A collaborative team player but also able to work independently

- Ability to work in a fast paced environment and maintain attention to detail

Desirable:

- An understanding of digital media formats

- Good technical knowledge including digital specifications for video formats and social platforms

- Video editing and animation experience, working knowledge of Adobe Premiere and After Effects

- Proven experience of designing for mobile and social media

- Experience within the creative industry, preferably in an in-house role

- Knowledge of the digital publishing, advertising and social landscape

- Interest in developing digital design skills further

How to apply:

Email your CV and one-page cover letter in PDF format, together with your salary expectations and any notice period you have in your current role with Junior Digital Designer in the subject heading to jobs@dazedmedia.com

Notes:

* This role based in our London office.

** You must have the required visa to live and work in the U.K

*** No Agencies please.

**** This job post will remain live until we have filled the position.  

Posting Date:  24th April 2019