BT Junior Visual Designer in London, United Kingdom

Junior Visual Designer

BT Centre

London

Our purpose is to use the power of communications to make a better world. For each other, for our customers, for society and our communities. We need you to help us do this.

Why this role matters

You could be joining a new, dynamic and ambitious creative team within BT Consumer Digital.

This role requires hands on approach in all visual design related activities. Typically, this will involve working and understanding multiplatform applications as well as other services of the future (Digital Transformation). You should be passionate about creating award winning designs to aid and support the user experiences ensuring they are engaging, simple, functional and fun. Everything you do is grounded in user centred design.

What you'll be doing

The purpose of this role is to ensure that BT.com products and services fulfil customer needs, are highly intuitive to use and align with the BT brand values. As a junior designer you should be ready to develop your existing skills by working with more senior creative staff on a range of ambitious and innovative projects.

You will be responsible for helping to drive the creation of online campaigns, have a good understanding of typography, layout, and design best practice for online applications to ensure as a team we produce the best work possible. At the same time you will have the opportunity to hone and develop your skills and design knowledge by learning from your peers.

A good knowledge of the following tools is usually required:

  • Photoshop

  • Illustrator

  • InDesign

  • Communication is a big part of the job, so as a junior designer you must feel confident enough to contribute to the entire creative process. Keeping a finger on the pulse of current trends is also key when moving towards promotion and recognition. Typical activities The specific details of a junior designer’s role will vary depending on the role, but common activities include:

  • Offering input to creative meetings and sharing ideas

  • Producing attractive and effective designs for all media

  • Communicating with more senior team members to receive feedback

  • Liaising effectively with clients and other team members

  • Supporting the team throughout the execution of campaigns and projects

We'll also need to see these on your CV

A junior designer needs a wide range of design and creative capabilities. These include:

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Adeptness with key design software packages

  • A determination to achieve and succeed

  • Some creative industry experience

  • Keep up to date with the latest UI design and usability trends and techniques

  • The ability to meet deadlines in a high pressure environment

  • A background of working as part of a design team

  • The ability to see projects through from inception to production at http://cogsagency.com/disciplines/project-management-and-production/

  • Consistency regardless of project size

  • Good organisational skills that support the rest of the team

  • The motivation to maintain and improve design standards

  • The willingness to listen to feedback and use it to improve

  • A flexible approach to get the best from the job.As a Visual Designer you will

  • Demonstrate innovative and creative thinking

  • Maintain brand & UI consistency across BT.com

  • Collaborate very closely with and support other UI and UX designers

Visual Design skills

  • Understanding of designing across platforms

  • Be a Visual Design advocate at all times

  • Have knowledge and skills in communicating concepts – sketches, and high fidelity designs.

  • Proficient inAdobe Creative Suite and other similar tools

  • Ability to work alongside UX and Visual Designers, analytics teams to ensure best in class visual designs

Technical Knowledge

  • Understanding of basic online technologies and how to design for them

  • Ability to work with front end development teams.

Why choose us?

We’re the largest telco in the industry worth over £10bn in revenue, with over 20k employees and 34m customers - this offers enormous opportunities for our people and to be No. 1 in the market. Our Consumer Unit exists of three household brands - EE, BT & Plusnet, from which collectively we generate more revenue than any other part of BT. This gives us more potential and scale than ever before and it’s a phenomenal foundation to build from. All three brands are really important to our future strategy. BT, EE & Plusnet are unique and more valuable to us staying separate to make the most powerful imprint on the market. We’ve got something special and we want everyone to feel proud about working here and excited about where we’re going and what we’re going to do.

We value different perspectives, skills and experiences. We’re creating an inclusive working culture where people from all backgrounds can succeed. That’s why we welcome applications from all parts of the community.

Job: Online Marketing

Title: Junior Visual Designer

Location: GBR %26 Ireland-GBR-London-London

Requisition ID: 99473