Senior Designer

Are you wanting a fresh opportunity to use your design skills to create digital media assets for high-profile clients? How would you like to design future-focused customer experiences? Get to stretch yourself and get involved in extended reality projects? We’re looking for a senior designer to join our team of creative specialists.

Here at Volume Innovate, we believe innovation is a people thing that drives successful relationships. We work with our clients to understand their challenges and provide innovative solutions to their problems. As a senior designer with us, you’ll have the opportunity to work across a number of leading brands and deliver a range of projects, from immersive experiences to integrated digital campaigns, gamified sales-enablement applications and much more. You’ll need a keen eye for detail and a creative mindset to fulfil your responsibilities of leading and delivering accurate, creative design elements or whole projects from brief to delivery.

Job summary

Collaborating closely with the head of studio and the rest of our talented Creative team, you’ll actively participate in the creative process of generating, developing and communicating new ideas. This will be designing in all forms of media, including digital, animation/video storyboarding, augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), as well as print.

You’ll lead and actively participate in creative ideation, meeting the account team and clients to discuss objectives and requirements. You’ll communicate concepts and ideas both verbally and visually (through scamping, mock-ups and mood boards). You’ll provide support to the head of studio, and motivate and mentor the more junior members of the Creative team. You’ll build and maintain strong relationships with your team members, the account team and Volume Innovate’s clients.

Skills

We’re looking for someone who’s experienced in:

  • Core Adobe Creative Suite programs: InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Microsoft Office suite

and who ideally has some experience of:

  • After Effects or Premiere Pro
  • XD or Sketch
  • Cinema 4D or Blender

For this role, we need you to have:

  • An understanding of modern marketing channels
  • Excellent typography, layout and composition skills, coupled with aesthetic judgement 
  • An in-depth understanding of UI and UX
  • High-quality rendering and illustration skills
  • A comprehensive understanding of artwork preparation

Experience of AR and VR would be advantageous. 

Competencies

  • Confidence in delivering presentations to account managers and clients
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Strong vision and leadership skills
  • The ability to influence, inspire and persuade
  • The ability see the bigger picture and contribute to wider business objectives

Rewards and benefits

The basic salary offered for this role depends on your experience and suitability. The benefits we offer include:

  • Hybrid working with the opportunity to work in our brand-new Hub at CAMPUS Reading – designed for collaboration and innovation
  • Full training and development to help you succeed in your role, including free access to LinkedIn Learning (video courses taught by industry experts)
  • An extra day off for your birthday (and one for moving house or getting married)
  • Enhanced family leave
  • Health cash plan and PMI, including free access to 24/7 GP and health-related discounts
  • Techscheme and cycle-to-work scheme

Our hub at Reading Campus International is open to all Volume Group employees. We work flexibly, and find that teams benefit from the opportunity to collaborate in person.

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With a keen eye for detail and a creative mindset, you’ll actively participate in the process of generating, developing and communicating new ideas, and lead and deliver accurate, creative design elements or whole projects from brief to delivery.

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