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Digital Design Lead - Agency - Belfast

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Ref: 2986 Date Posted: Wednesday 08 Sep 2021
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Digital Design Lead – Corporate & Consumer Clients


Our client is an award winning digital and branding agency in greater Belfast, seeking a digital designer to assist in the delivery of high quality, memorable digital campaigns for some of the most instantly recognisable brands in NI.

The Role:

You’ll lead on the digital output with support of the wider design team. As part of the design team you’ll develop creative concepts across web, social campaigns, corporate communications and more.

You’ll present ideas confidently and with clear rationale.

You’ll translate client briefs into focused design solutions.


About The Business

The agency has been creating and developing market-leading brands in the UK & Ireland for nearly 30 years. Conceiving, building and evolving brands to their full potential - creating brands that engage and last.

Business Values

  • They focus on why
  • Getting under the surface of the challenge, so that they can add real value.
  • They deliver wow:
  • Just doing the job isn’t enough.
  • They help others:
  • They think about how we can help our clients, our colleagues, anyone we encounter.
  • They look for better:
  • Standing still isn’t an option for them and they work hard to keep improving


Important Qualities

Enthusiasm – someone who can get as excited about our clients as they are.

Passion – someone with a real passion for design, both inside and outside of their day job.

Initiative – people with the gumption to take a brief, run with it and create something amazing.


Role Responsibilities

  • Champion the role of the user in the development of web design & other digital creative.
  • Developing digital strategies and creative output in support of overall client strategy, and contribute to that strategy.
  • Develop creative concepts to initiate and support campaigns within the agreed studio brief, challenging that brief where they might further benefit.
  • Drive continuous improvement in their digital output, processes, methods and our commercials.
  • Develop their digital offering as an integrated aspect of our agency proposition, through continuous improvement within commercially viable parameters.
  • Develop the knowledge and application of UX and digital best practice, including accessibility and legal compliance, across the agency and with clients.
  • Support the winning of new clients, the growth of existing clients, and the marketing effort of our brands as required.
  • Advise on the technical aspects of digital design and web/digital functionality, liaising as required with appropriate third parties, working with clients and the rest of the agency.
  • Mentoring of the design team as agreed with studio Brand Directors.
  • Stay abreast of the market and the best work happening elsewhere and bring new ideas to the agency.

Essential Criteria

  • At least 5 years’ experience in a  UI / UX agency role with examples
  • of both mobile and web applications.
  • To carry out the research, analysis and production of UX assets, for example stakeholder and user research, persona development, competitive/comparative analysis, user journey development, Information Architecture design, wireframe prototyping and user testing.
  • To lead workshops, contribute to pitches, presentations and produce UX documentation for existing
  • and prospective clients both local and international.
  • Work within the Studio quality assurance process for all output, overseen by the Brand Directors.
  • Work within the commercial parameters of the client, the project, the campaign
  • Work within the processes of the agency, suggesting improvements as required.


Desirable Criteria

  • Some experience in animation using Adobe After Effects preferable.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills with the ability to manage your own workload.
  • Constant drive to stay up-to-date with the latest industry news and developments.


Sarah will be in touch soon.