Designer

Who we're looking for

We are seeking an accomplished designer to help us create beautiful and bespoke e-commerce websites. Someone who knows their stuff when it comes to responsive design and has an understanding of what makes great UI & UX. We design responsive e-commerce websites with bespoke functionality that provides users with a seamless online experience and effortless journey whilst shopping online. You will be interacting with high-end clients and global brands on a daily basis, bringing their vision to life.

What you'll be doing

Your primary role will be to design stunning concepts and communicate with team members to ensure all projects are completed effectively and efficiently. You will have great experience of web design, aligned with a positive and collaborative attitude. We are looking for the right person to bring a creative spark to our globally growing team at Eastside Co.

Eastside Co is a digital design and marketing agency which creates websites and innovative marketing strategies for businesses around the globe. We are the leading Shopify experts in web design and digital marketing in the UK, based in Birmingham. We are a medium sized company with 30+ members of staff.

A typical day

There’s no such thing as a typical day in an agency like Eastside Co, which is why we all love it so much. But whatever you’re working on, you’ll be expected to:

  • Leading pre-project meetings collaborating with clients, sharing your ideas and making suggestions to help grow their business
  • Designing professional website concepts for a wide range of brands
  • Working closely with the Lead Designer, Design team, Project Manager and Development team to deliver projects
  • Ensuring your clients are kept in the loop with the progress of their projects.
  • Creating wireframes, logo design, graphic elements and email newsletters for clients and internally
  • Collaborating, analysing designs and sharing ideas with the rest of the design and development team

Your skills

  • Good working knowledge of graphic design software including Illustrator, Photoshop, Sketch
  • Someone with a genuine passion for design and interest in typography, photography and creating beautiful concepts
  • An awareness of industry trends that can take our company to the next level
  • The ability to work to a brief and deliver designs that complement and sit naturally with a brand
  • A deep portfolio of your excellent recent work, please make sure your CV contains this.
  • The ability to communicate with clients and lead meetings
  • Excellent attention to detail visually
  • Good time management, organisation and communication skills for dealing with clients and colleagues
  • The ability to follow instructions and to work well as part of a team and individually
  • Strong knowledge of UX/UI design practices
  • Experience with Shopify or e-commerce websites
  • Relevant experience in an agency or in house, and/or a degree in digital media design/graphic design (or similar)

Why you should join us

When you join Eastside Co, you’ll become part of a vibrant, energetic team that thrives on delivering top-notch work for some seriously exciting brands. You will be given the freedom to express yourself, influence, flourish and succeed within an agency environment as a core part of our development team.

We offer an amazing working environment, in our brand new offices at the Custard Factory in the heart of Birmingham’s creative district.

We work hard and play hard, and you’ll enjoy lots of perks and benefits that you’d expect from working with a young, talented and rapidly growing agency.

If you are interested in joining this friendly, fun and highly motivated team then apply via jobs@eastsideco.com.