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Lead Visual Designer

Job Title: Lead Visual Designer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
REF: BB/15093/A/JR/020420_1585844600
Contact Name: Front End Web Team
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Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Lead Visual Designer (Vanilla JavaScript Azure HTML CSS). Are you a positive, impactful leader with an eye for all-things design? Would you like to inject your creative flair and make an impact in an industry-leading, international software company that powers the experience of the world's most productive developers?

You'll join a 200,000-strong, global team of contributors that are dedicated to publishing a leading edge operating system that delivers open source to the world, faster. From singular connected devices to enterprise-scale infrastructure they shape the development experience for technologists, worldwide.

As the Lead Visual Designer, you will take full creative ownership of producing first class designs that work across a variety of form factors, and will contribute to existing and new patterns in the Vanilla framework. From initial sketches to fine detailed artwork and technical delivery, you'll work within the existing brand as part of an accomplished, creative, talented team.

In this Lead Visual Designer role you'll go a step beyond showcasing your technical and creative abilities, with the opportunity to mentor and guide your own team in an Agile, iterative way. As the 'go-to' senior member of the team, you'll play a key role in shaping strategic decisions, plan and prioritise team objectives, manage deliverables and support the development of members of your team.

The ideal candidate will successfully take a 'bigger picture' approach to projects without losing sight of intricate details; a motivating mentor who earns the respect and trust of their team from their positive leadership approach.

*You have a strong history of experience as a visual designer in a commercial environment
*You're an expert with Vanilla JavaScript and have a good knowledge of other front end technologies including HTML and CSS
*You are able to demonstrate the delivery of products across platforms that deliver on business KPIs and user needs
*You have an in depth understanding of visual and interaction design principles
*You're a positive, impactful and motivating leader and mentor
*You're an active member of the design community who ensures the latest techniques are understood and implemented into the product development process
*Desirable: experience of open-source projects, knowledge of cloud / enterprise technologies, AWS, Azure, GCP

As a Lead Visual Designer you'll earn a highly competitive salary (to £50k) plus a comprehensive benefits package. You'll be based at modern offices in South London close to transport links and an excellent choice of local amenities.

If you're interested in this Lead Visual Designer (Vanilla JavaScript Azure HTML CSS) role, apply now or call today for a confidential discussion.

*Please note: this company is able to conduct an entirely remote interview process in reference to the current circumstances*