Graphic Design & Web Developer - LearnPad UK

stroke_jobsicons_graphic_designer_256Job Title:
Graphic Design and Web Developer

Department:
Marketing

Reports To:
Marketing Director

Date:
14 March 2014 

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join an award winning, global, market leading Technology Company based in Gloucester. LearnPad develops cutting edge platforms, web services and mobile apps for the educational sector. We are seeking a graphic design and web developer to drive the online and offline marketing design and global web assets and own LearnPad’s global brand representation.

The successful applicant will have an exceptional eye for detail and a creative approach with the ability to visually differentiate our market leading products within the education space. You must have the ability to adapt to the business’ needs and deliver first class design within tight timescales. You must also be able to learn new skills quickly and take responsibility for solving problems. You will work both independently, from informal specifications, and as part of a global marketing team to deliver multiple national and international projects.

You must have experience in managing the design of a leading brand with an in-depth understanding of delivering a consistent brand identity whilst reimagining the customer engagement experience through a clear visual approach.

Experience in managing multiple websites and creating a world class online experience is vital along with the experience in the more traditional print processes. This role works closely with Senior Management, with regular presentations of ideas, so you must be able to influence and communicate efficiently at all levels. You will need an innovative approach to design, combined with strong commercial ideas.

In addition to the marketing design responsibilities you will provide design advice and expertise in planning further iterations and overall development of the company’s global web assets, including the educational resources store, along with technical and design advice in the assessment of submitted third party content. You will also act as the technical/design lead in any subsequent in-house content development and have an understanding of the design required to create exceptional educational content and applications.

Reporting directly to the UK Marketing Director, you will be responsible for your own time management with the ability to conceptualise creative marketing collateral and own the design process through to market introduction.

The successful applicant will have a proven track record in designing product and marketing collateral with key skills in the following disciplines:

* Adobe creative design suite, specifically
* InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Edge, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, DPS
* Adobe Flash
* CorelDRAW or other graphical design and editing packages.
* HTML/HTML5 / Javascript / CSS

In addition, experience in some of the following would be advantageous:
* Ajax/JQuery/PHP
* WordPress/CMS development
* iOS/Android platform application development
* Amazon web services
This is a great chance to join a rapidly growing company offering excellent career prospects and working on exciting, cutting edge mobile application developments and technologies.

Educational:
‘O’ Level or GCSE Qualifications

Experience:
Ideally technical marketing experience working within the educational sector.

Key Skills:
Design, web development, markeing.

Personal Skills:
Self management, highly motivated, initiative led, excellent  communication skills, teamwork, organised, strong desire to grow and learn. Willingness to take on new challenges.

Office Based: Yes

Travel Required: Some

Salary: £25k to £28k DOE 

Holidays: 23 plus public holidays

Contact Information
Please email CV’s with a covering letter to:

Leanne Morris
General Manager
careers@avantisworld.com

LearnPad UK