Senior Visual/UI Manager at Farfetch | Flexa
Posted about 2 months ago

Senior Visual/UI Manager

Competitive Salary

Flexible hours
1-2 days at home per week
Employment type
Full time

Reporting directly to the Director of Marketing Experience, you will be responsible for driving the strategy and creating concepts, layouts and designs across all potential customer touchpoints e.g. Web, Email, Display Advertising, Events, Print etc. Leading multiple projects and owning the entire design solution. Managing multiple designers you will also work in multidisciplinary teams to deliver on-brand and considered creative executions and digital output.

Job details

Farfetch exists for the love of fashion. We believe in empowering individuality. Our mission is to be the global technology platform for luxury fashion, connecting creators, curators and consumers.

Marketing

We’re a diverse team of Marketing professionals, spanning artistic and scientific expertise. We’re driven to amaze our global community of customers through our data-driven approach, revolutionary spirit, test and learn culture and collaborative style. All for the love of fashion.

London

Our London office is located in Old Street, London’s tech hub, home to a broad range of teams including Commercial, Marketing, and Product. We have large open plan spaces and a feature staircase connecting our 3 floors, encouraging our collaborative and open culture. We also have a big outdoor terrace where we can have lunch and host social events when the sun comes out!

Reporting directly to the Director of Marketing Experience, you will be responsible for driving the strategy and creating concepts, layouts and designs across all potential customer touchpoints e.g. Web, Email, Display Advertising, Events, Print etc. Leading multiple projects and owning the entire design solution. Managing multiple designers you will also work in multidisciplinary teams to deliver on-brand and considered creative executions and digital output. Output could be brand creative, high fidelity designs, visual identity, design patterns  and/or interactive prototypes. You will also be able to concept and articulate ideas for campaigns, promotions and other strategic initiatives within Marketing and other parts of the business as required. Partner closely with Creative and Art Direction to ensure that your vision is captured and articulated to meet the defined experience. You will lead, inspire and guide Senior and Junior Visual Designers and be an advocate for user centred design principles. You will help define and optimise the creative process and hold regular meetings with your team to ensure that they are inspired, focused and on task. You are a critical part of the Marketing Experience and will play a leadership role within the team and across other parts of the business. You will be a conduit between marketing and product creating best in class wholistic experiences.  You contribute to and drive key results and business objectives, whilst owning creative strategy for the team or project. You are an advocate of the user and always consider the end-to-end design experience.

What you'll do

  • Be responsible for leading the Visual Design across multiple projects.
  • Work closely with Account/Programme management to estimate work and allocate resources.
  • Manage projects concepts from ideation to execution
  • Create concepts, high level designs or presentations to articulate your ideas
  • Create detailed designs for Web, Email, Display Advertising, Events, Print etc. to agreed deadlines
  • Design detailed visual designs, layouts, design systems and brand creative
  • Articulate best in class visual design practices and principles
  • Create interactive prototypes as needed to convey an experience or customer journey
  • Work cohesively with other departments (i.e. digital marketing, merchandising, product) to execute projects; keeping to deadlines
  • Work with Creative and Art direction to help define required assets for your designs/experiences
  • Present and defend your work in regular creative review
  • Host creative share sessions for Marketing Experience, Marketing and the wider business
  • Create beautiful presentations to articulate your concepts and ideas.

Who you are

  • You have a Bachelor's degree in Design/UX/UI or the equivalent industry experience
  • Experienced in managing teams of between 2-5 designers
  • Proficient at Design Operations
  • Experienced in Brand & Identity
  • Very experienced in Visual design Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Expert knowledge of Sketch, Figma etc.
  • Incredible prototyping tools like InVision, etc.
  • Mastery of graphic design, layout and typography
  • A strong understanding of brand expression
  • Absolute attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent Presentation skills
  • Skilled in standard office tools like Google Docs, Sheets, Slides or the equivalent
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Enthusiasm for fashion and a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • A real drive for results and data driven insights

Are you interested?

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About the company

F
Farfetch

Shop the World

211 Old Street
London
London
UK
EC1V 9NR

https://www.farfetch.com/uk