Published: 9th May 2022

We're hiring for a Senior Designer (UI)

Interested? Here's what we are looking for...

Nick Horne - Creative Director

The role in brief...

As an agency with digital at the heart we need a designer who is experienced with product design, we want a someone for whom designing frictionless services is second nature, but is also a communications expert who thrives on designing brand experiences that break the mould. We are keen to stand out and for you to stand out too. We want to be known for creating exceptional work, that truly makes an impact on our client’s businesses whilst challenging what digital design can do.

We want someone who obsesses over the detail, who is passionate about interaction design, who believes in the idea that in the modern world, digital experience for many companies is the brand, and is passionate about leading this direction.

We’re a small team, which means you’ll be a big player, we’re open to new ideas ourselves and have made big changes to the way we work already. This means the role offers someone the opportunity to make their own impact on who true are and what we do.

As a senior designer at true you will be driving the design behind key client projects. Pushing forward the creative ambition of the agency’s output and client’s ambitions.

We want people who are obsessed with communications, connecting with users and consumers on an emotional level, whether that’s through user-centric product design or the creation of impactful digital content, a genuine obsessive visual problem solver.

Working with…

  • Internal: Agency management team; Agency account team, including Strategists, SEO specialists, Analysts, UX designers, Technologists and production staff.

  • As senior designer on a project you will be expected to be the bridge between disciplines, working collaboratively to ensure excellence of the end product.

  • Must be comfortable presenting to external personnel including: Client Marketing, Digital and IT teams; including Marketing Director/Head of Marketing; Digital Heads/Directors and Head of IT etc.

Responsible for…

Running design projects

  • Cost design phases of jobs.

  • Lead jobs from creative perspective.

  • Be the guardian of our clients’ visual brand internally.

  • Owning project design as key support to Creative director.

  • Help stretch the suite of creative services we offer.

Driving creative standards across the team

  • At true we’re a compact team, so it’s important that you can be a key part of the team, it means you’ll have a lot of responsibility and a lot of opportunity to help influence the direction of true.

  • That means we want you to champion creativity across all departments, be a key and respected voice in the team, and with the opportunity to have an opinion and challenge the rest of the team where necessary and support them day in day out.

  • We also want to grow, so your skills as a mentor are essential to the growth and future of true.

Desired package experience

  • Figma – We have recently moved from sketch to Figma, as such a good understanding of Figma would be preferable though we understand that what is important is not your tools but how you use them as long as you’re willing to make the move.

  • As well as digital product design we’re a full service digital marketing agency, so although we’re not looking for a jack of all trades we’re keen on folk with a range of skills so let us know what you can do and skills you have that we might not know we need yet.

Those who succeed are

Tenacious and curious yet flexible.

We believe in honesty, integrity and partnership, and that working together, anything is possible.

1. Strategic and commercial awareness

  • Understanding of the client’s business and is valued as a trusted, strategic point of contact.

  • Collaborating with account teams to ensure projects and initiatives are aligned with digital and business strategies.

  • Looking for ways to demonstrate and reinforce the business value of our work.

2. Honest, resourceful and tenacious

  • Exuding vitality, energy and passion.

  • ‘Just do it’ – finds a way to get things done.

  • Seeking out the positives – strives for solutions that everyone buys into.

  • Is unafraid and candid, and encourages others to always speak out, to be the best we can be.

  • Always curious – interested in learning and understanding the way things really work.

  • Is trusted and valued widely in the Agency.

3. Flexible yet diligent, creative with insatiable hunger

  • We want team players who can listen as well as direct, but have an absolute determination to work with that team to pull out excellence over compromise.

  • We want to design new ways of working as well as following best practice.

  • We want you to want to make a name for yourself as well as us.

4. Fun

  • We’re a fairly small team, so it’s essential you can be a big personality and a big part of the true family.

 

If those are all strengths you value and exhibit every day, we’d love to hear from you, please get in touch.