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Data-Designer

Reporting to the Creative Director, this role is for an open minded and eager to learn designer. We are looking for a maker and visual storyteller who can use design to bring ideas to life.

You will be part of the design team at Signal Noise – working collaboratively with more senior members to lead projects into uncharted creative territories and synthesize new outcomes. Projects vary widely. From short to mid and long term. From consumer - to business facing and from browser to print and experiential solutions. Our Designers morphs and stretch their skills to adapt to the medium, audience and business strategy – spanning a range of disciplines: data research, information design, UX and UI as well as illustration, animation and storytelling.

Your primary responsibility as a information designer will be to contribute to concepts, design strategies, and visual design artifacts on a project level.

\ Description of Role:

  • Understand information design, UX and Visual Design as disciplines and work at the intersection of these practices
  • Design user interface, layouts, brand identity, illustrations, iconography, presentation decks and storyboards
  • Contributes to the creation and definition of flexible, coherent design systems and visual languages, prototyping and validating design solutions where appropriate
  • Assists with briefs, idea conception, ensuring ideas are grounded in strategy and technology as well as defining a unique and cohesive user experience and visual language taking into consideration client existing brand guidelines
  • Maintain the quality of design throughout all phases of the project and present attention to detail when creating assets, designs and presentations
  • Be a team player and work collaboratively with other designers and/or members of other teams (strategy, technology, project management and client service) to ensure the project meets objectives and deadlines
  • Be confident in taking an active part in client meetings where appropriate and articulate design decisions and rationale with clarity in verbal or written form.
  • Have a proactive, positive can-do approach working independently if required, with support from senior team members and engage proactively with the team around them to receive feedback and support
  • Engage in trainings, personal development and team activities

\ You must have:

  • A digital design portfolio that can demonstrate some experience working in dataviz, UX, UI
  • 2+ years agency or similar experience
  • Good foundation in design fundamentals, methodologies and techniques
  • Good command of Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign, XD)
  • Interest in data, data visualisation, design

\ Good to have:

  • Prototyping experience (Invision, Principal, Framer, Proto.io or similar)
  • Basic motion design experience is a plus
  • Takes constructive criticism with ease and grace
  • Interest in emerging technology
  • Bachelor’s degree in design or related industry expertise

Interested? Send us an email at careers@signal-noise.co.uk