Digital Designer

09 Nov 2016
06 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
We're looking for a talented, creative Digital Designer with most of their experience in web design, though a background in print would be a bonus.

RLA is an award winning full-service advertising and marketing communications agency with of blue-chip regional, national and international clients. Our clients include large multinational brands like The Fiat Group, BMW/MINI, Scania and Peugeot Citroen, as well as our neighbours Hampshire County Council, and The Salisbury Bid. We have been in business over 30 years, and were one of Bournemouth's first ad agencies in 1984.

We look for great people keen to do great work. In return, we can offer you a great place to work in an environment that encourages continuous self-improvement and development based in a beautiful countryside location a 20-minute drive from the beach.

The Role:

As Digital Designer your responsibilities will include:

- Offering cutting edge commercially focused design
- Liaising with the Creative Directors and Studio Manager to ensure work is always on-time, on-budget and on-brief
- Ensuring projects are followed through to completion, with high quality creative work delivered within project objectives and timescales
- Attending creative project planning and workflow meetings
- Contributing to the creative team to ensure that a professional service is provided every time
- Setting a great example to the team in terms of how we respect our Clients, colleagues, the business overall

About You:

- A degree or equivalent in design, advertising, art or illustration
- Proven experience and excellent working knowledge of Creative Cloud - InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator - Sketch and Invision (Premiere CC, After Effects CC, Animate CC useful but not essential)
- Enthusiasm about advertising and design with a real desire to keep up to date with new developments in the media both for business and personal interest
- Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise work and multi-task
- The ability to take rejection and criticism, as well as fight for ideas.
- The capacity to deal with stress and work well under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
- Personal capacity for growth and development
- Experience of conversing with stakeholders of all levels
- A relentless desire for delivering work on brief, on time and on budget
- Confident presenting abilities
- The ability to form and maintain relationships at all levels
- Experience with Premiere CC, After Effects CC, Animate CC, Sketch and prototyping tools such as Invision would be highly desirable, as would previous experience of working with automotive clients.

The Rewards:

- 28 days' holiday (plus bank holidays.) After 5 years' continuous service, an additional 3 days' holiday to use during that anniversary year
- Your birthday as a day off
- Continuous Professional Development
- Childcare Vouchers
- Eye Care Scheme
- Refer A Friend Scheme
- Cycle to Work Scheme
- Reward & Recognition Scheme
- Fridge Friday