Designer & Front End Developer - IGN

Creative Services Remote - United States


Description

Position at IGN

DESIGNER & FRONT END DEVELOPER - Job Description

 

IGN is looking for an exceptional Designer & Front End Developer to work within our creative solutions team. To excel in this role you must be able to work on multiple projects at once, design for digital, develop for the web and communicate ideas clearly both verbally and in written form. You will work alongside the global design teams, 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, microsites and developing the final product

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

        Building ads, articles, microsites using front end tools such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript

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

        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

        Managing a small team

Desired Skills and Experience:

        4+ years experience working in digital media or a tech environment

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

        A working proficiency in front end web development, specifically HTML, CSS and JavaScript

        Experience with Celtra, Ceros or similar digital building tools

        Knowledge of DFP/Google Ad Manager

        Strong project management skills and deadline oriented

        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 all 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
        Experience working alongside, and managing, freelancers

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