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Digital Product Designer, Norwich


Brand: Archant

Location: Norwich (Head Office)

Closing date: July 13, 2018

Download: Job Description & Person Spec

As part of our mission to give our customers and readers the digital experiences they expect and deserve, we’re hiring a Digital Product Designer who will through meeting with our customers discover unmet needs and create digital solutions that solve human and business problems.

This opportunity sits at the “ideas” end of project management and involves thinking and dreaming up new concepts and solutions and then having the ability to build visuals and clearly communicate these ideas to internal teams that will have the expertise to make them a front-end reality.

You will need to have confident communication skills as you bring others into the journey of turning your ideas and product concepts to life. This will include going back to customers with finished products that are the solutions they were looking for.

You will also develop, in liaison with the Marketing and L&D teams, a programme to educate, train and excite the Commercial teams about the products.

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE

  • Visual and creative mindset
  • Ability to present concepts of ideas to internal team
  • Presentation ability in front of clients with finished front-end product
  • Ability to create visuals of ideas
  • Desire to continuously improve products
  • Desire to learn continuously in the digital sphere

SALARY AND BENEFITS

  • £30,000-£35,000 salary per annum
  • Full 25 days paid holiday + statutory bank holidays
  • Free weekly & monthly publications
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Archant Gold – matched charity fundraising
  • Give as You Earn – tax-free charity giving scheme

ABOUT US

We are Archant. The UK’s leading local media company.

Archant people are driven, motivated and passionate about positive change.

We are proud of our history…of our trusted, market-leading heritage newspaper and magazine brands that remain an integral part of everyday life.

But we’re forward-thinking people too. We obsess about innovation, creativity, service and expertise, relentlessly striving to be the most engaging media in every community we serve.

We are on a mission to make digital marketing accessible to all. We build websites, provide complete SEO services and deliver targeted, bespoke digital campaigns that fit our clients’ objectives seamlessly.

We produce video, animation, e-newsletters, apps, blogs – content that brings storytelling to life.

We stage vibrant, celebrated, must-attend events where like-minded people come together…

And because we’re ideas people, we think fluidly. Our multi-award winning ‘New European’ national tabloid broke all records as the fastest newspaper launch in history – just nine days from concept to hitting the shops.

A few facts about us:

  • We operate over 140 news, lifestyle and special-interest brands throughout Britain.
  • Every member of our family receives ongoing development from in-house trainers, complete with interactive online learning. Over 20 modules to choose from keeps you at the top of your game.
  • There’s always something new. Hive, our in-house social media, allows you to find new friends with shared interests and have your say on all things Archant. Come join our ‘Archanteers’ and help organise some rip-roaring team nights out!
  • Archant’s state-of-the-art print centre team have won numerous awards for their service levels and green credentials. As well as our own newspapers, we print over 40 other publications for brands including The Racing Post, Classic Car Weekly and Oxfam. Our giant presses can print 22 full newspapers per second!
  • Dialogue is our content marketing agency, producing gorgeous magazines for clients including Bentley, Center Parcs, Royal Ascot and Harley Davidson.
  • We stage over 100 must-attend events per year. From intimate and interactive digital learning sessions for SMEs…to major show-stoppers at London Olympia.

To apply, please send your CV to employment@archant.co.uk

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