Junior Web Designer

eCommerce

Job Number: 9866

Location: Dixons Carphone, Acton Support Centre (123)

Contract: Full Time / Permanent

Description

DESCRIPTION

Joining the ecommerce web design team for Dixons Retail is a hugely exciting opportunity to develop and learn as you’ll be working with one of the most progressive and dynamic design teams in the industry.

 

Dixons Retail was the first major UK retailer to launch responsive websites, positioning us as leading the market in design and development innovation. As a member of this team you will be expected to uphold and consolidate this reputation through meticulous creative work and an understanding of latest industry best practise.  

 

Your customer is your key client – every design assignment should ensure a positive customer experience and enhance the effectiveness of the sites and their contribution to Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for the business, not just on our desktop websites, but across all device types and screen resolutions.

 

 

You Will:

 

 

  • Create visual design concepts and mock-ups of banners, sliders and web pages
  • Develop template designs whilst adhering to brand guidelines and design principles
  • Build (hand code) web pages using HTML5 and CSS3 and edit / update existing live pages on the websites
  • Carry out thorough browser & device testing prior to any go live date.
  • Attend project meetings and ensure user experience best practices are front of mind
  • Work to set briefs whilst being prepared to challenge stakeholders based on design best practice and customer experience
  • Work closely with the Design Manager and project stakeholders to agree to sign-off before go live 
  • Support the wider design team during busy periods on a reactive basis

 

 

You Need:

 

 

  • Competent semantic hand coding in HTML5
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of CSS3
  • Knowledge of responsive web design principles
  • Good understanding of web accessibility & usability standards
  • Sound knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Able to work within brand and design guidelines
  • Keep abreast of emerging technologies, trends and ideas.
  • Team player with initiative, drive, tenacity and able to work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent organisation and planning skills

 

 

Dixons Carphone is Europe’s number one electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company, with more than 40,000 colleagues across nine countries, including the UK and Ireland. Every day, we use our people’s expertise to reach out and help new customers. What’s more - we’re exploring extraordinary new markets, from wellness to security, so that in an ever more connected and constantly changing world, we can offer our customers the most comprehensive service.

 

It’s an exciting time to join us and find yourself a place in our growing success story, apply now.