Digital Designer - IGN

Creative Services London, United Kingdom


IGN is looking for an exceptional Digital Designer to work within our creative solutions team. To excel in this role you must be able to design ads and web layouts to a high standard, along with the ability to communicate ideas clearly both verbally and in written form. You will work alongside the global design team, project managers and sales teams.


The successful candidate will need  to be self-reliant and confident, whilst being a proactive team player that’s keen to maintain the high standards we strive for with each campaign we deliver. You will be working simultaneously on multiple campaigns so excellent time management and organisation is critical, as is a creative mind and an obsessive attention to detail.


IGN’s team is made up of all kinds of people that share a common love of games, TV, movies, comics, tech, and all things geeky. We strongly encourage people of every race, gender, sexual orientation, and background to apply.


Responsibilities Include:

        Generating creative ideas and concepts to fulfil the advertising and marketing needs of our clients

        Leading in the creation of site graphics, banner ads and microsites

        Designing and creating compelling digital mockups that will help sell a concept through

        Executing designs from initial concept all the way through to final working builds

        Building ads, articles, microsites using a variety of digital tools

        Participating in meetings and presentations to the global team

        Working closely with the sales team and participating in client-facing calls to help ideate first-to-market design executions and form a productive creative partnership with our clients

Required skills and experience:

        2-3+ years experience working in digital media

        Strong design ability and fluency in Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Photoshop and Illustrator

        A working understanding of web development, specifically with HTML and CSS

        Strong project management skills and a deadline oriented approach to projects

        Strong ability to handle multiple projects from concept through to completion

        Excellent conceptual thinking and problem solving skills

        Excellent interpersonal abilities to effectively communicate with internal and external teams

        Self-motivated, proactive and able to manage multiple tasks and deadlines independently

        Intimate knowledge of online and mobile advertising with proven ability to create compelling, sophisticated products

        Up-to-date understanding of the changing digital landscape as it pertains to design, advertising and development changes

        Superior eye for image editing and use of photography

        A desire to expand your digital design knowledge and learn within a fast-paced publishing environment

Nice to have but not essential:

        Knowledge of DFP/Google Ad Manager

        Experience with Celtra, Ceros or similar digital building tools

        Experience working alongside, and managing, freelancers