26 Nov 2018

Full-Time Digital Designer

Directline Group – Posted by AdminEngland, United Kingdom

Job Description

DLG Digital is in the driving seat, and we’re taking the lead. We’re turning our brands into digital leaders and revolutionising how people use our products and services. That’s why we’re currently recruiting a Designer to join our ever-growing Digital Department. Work with us, and you’ll find an in-house role with an agency feel.

Purpose of Role:

To help shape the creative direction and user experiences of all Direct Line’s digital products.

Why should you apply for this role?

“I am a designer here at DLG Digital. I love my job because I am part of an experienced and inspiring creative team, who are continuously encouraged to gain new skills and develop their knowledge”(Rebecca,2018).

Day to day duties:

  • To visualise and create quality digital concepts with good commercial awareness.
  • To take these concepts from initial stage to actual artwork.
  • To implement “user interface/experience” best practices and maintain the current design standards.
  • To attend the design briefs and project meetings
  • To document the design briefs clearly, exploiting current user interface technologies and then executing to Company standards.
  • To assist with planning and documenting the user journeys and content plans.
  • To exploit the latest web technologies and design thinking and execute them in day-to-day work.
  • To ensure designs delivered exceed customer expectations within budget and timeline constraints.
  • To create and update new, existing website and product interfaces.
  • To work as part of the overall team, sharing knowledge and experience where possible.
  • To carry out any reasonable project work / ad hoc task as requested by line management.
  • To comply with Company policies and procedures.
  • To attend training and development as required.
  • To take other duties as defined by the Line Manager.
  • Champion the agile frameworks (Scrum and Kanban) within the team, ensure that Agile principles are.
  • practiced by peers and understood by stakeholders.

Required skills:

  • Experience working as a Digital Designer, either client side for a major brand or agency side.
  • Substantive experience with the full life-cycle of integrated creative projects.
  • Project management, presentation, communication and persuasion skills both verbal and written.
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and collaboration skills.
  • Knowledge of the usual tools including Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Keynote/Powerpoint, Axsure etc.
  • A deep understanding of all aspects of digital design.

At Direct Line Group, we’re shaping the future. With a mission to make insurance easier and better value for our customers, we embrace change in all its richness and variety. It’s not just what we do; it’s how we do it. We bring our whole selves to work every day and embrace fresh thinking – after all, Britain is constantly changing and to protect the nation, we adapt with it.

Across our diverse brands – including Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege and Green Flag – change takes many forms. We appreciate the knowledge and skills that each one of us brings to the business. It’s hard not to be inspired by the things that make us unique. Boldness, curiosity and enthusiasm go a long way. Join us and help us transform the industry we lead.

Life at Direct Line Group

Let our colleagues answer your questions and tell you what it’s really like to work at DLG. Visit our discussion hub (https://directlinegroupcareers.career-inspiration.com/app/home/) to find out why Direct Line Group is a special place to work.

Career benefits and rewards

Rewarding you is really important to us, as well as offering a competitive salary and generous holiday entitlement; you can take advantage of a wide range of benefits. The best part is you can pick and choose the benefits to suit your own lifestyle, but also pass on some of the savings to family and friends. Here are just a few we have on offer:

  • A competitive salary, benchmarked against our competitors, which will grow as you do.
  • Pension 9% of your base salary, you can choose to contribute less or more than this, and anything you don’t wish to put in to your pension you can take as cash instead!
  • Private medical insurance (anyone can choose this through our flexible benefits scheme, and managers receive this as standard)
  • Attractive holiday entitlement
  • 50% off our Home, Motor and Pet insurance
  • Free Travel insurance
  • Free Green Flag breakdown cover
  • Flexible rewards including Life insurance, income protection, critical illness insurance, personal accident insurance
  • Retail card, with discounts at big name retailers
  • My Discounts – a discounts website for all our employees, with great discounts, cash back savings and offers across hundreds of brilliant  high street brands, travel, tickets, gym memberships and much more.

Who we are
Direct Line Group is an organisation with a clear mission: to make insurance much easier and better value for customers. We are one of the leading motor, home and small business insurers in the UK. We are home to some of the nation’s best-known brands, including Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege, Green Flag and NIG.

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Job Categories: Designer. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Job. Salary: Competitive.

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