Job Description

The primary focus of this role is to deliver inspiring email creative solutions from the initial brief, through to completion of the final design.

The utilisation of email design/development tools, and adherence to strict XHTML and CSS standards is fundamental, as is an in depth knowledge of usability and accessibility.

The Email Designer will be expected to stay abreast of changes within the email environment and competitor developments demonstrating the ability to apply new opportunities to Saga’s email programme.

Candidate Requirements

Special Skills:
1.Exceptionally creative.
2.A positive attitude toward learning.
3.Ability to interpret a specific brief and deliver creative design solutions that fulfils expectations.
4.Ability to work within a formal marketing circulation process.
5.Ability to recognise and work inline with Saga business objectives and methods.
6.Ability to communicate effectively within the team and to the business.
7.Highly motivated, flexible and organised, with an ability to work under pressure.
8.Excellent time management skills – ability to effectively prioritise workloads and to meet business expectations.
9.An enthusiasm for personal development – the desire to extend personal skill sets through continuous self-assessment.

Competences Required:
•Online design experience considered a distinct advantage.
•Proficient in the use of Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver and other generic design software including standard office productivity tools. Experience with Fireworks and content management systems would be a distinct advantage.
•Demonstrable competence to follow style guidelines, and utilise inline CSS within a strict XHTML development environment.
•A thorough understanding of usability and accessibility in relation to industry standards.
•Technical online knowledge.

General Qualifications:
•Minimum of HND (design) or equivalent level qualification is required, however relevant commercial and/or technical knowledge may represent an acceptable equivalent.

Technical Qualifications Required:
No base level of requirement, but the following are recognised:
•Educated to degree level in the relevant subject in relation to the role

Contact / Application Details

Human Resources
Saga Services Limited,
Enbrook Park,
Folkestone,
Kent,
CT203SE

Please use the associated to apply for this position or send your CV and a covering letter to the address given.