Digital Designer – Maternity Cover

Cision employs the brightest, most passionate people in the tech industry. We’d love for you to join our growing team! We invest in our people through training and professional development while supporting you along the way—all so you can meet your career goals. To us, the most important measure of our success is yours.
About the role
We’re looking for someone with flair, passion and a drive to innovate, to join us on our mission to build amazing website experiences.
Our websites attract millions of visitors every year. They are often the first touchpoint with which our users interact with our Brand, and ultimately how we win their business. They remain one of our most valuable sources for lead generation. 
If you are a talented digital designer who wants to work in a highly collaborative Web team where your ideas really count and can tangibly make a difference, then this could be the perfect role for you.
About the team you’ll be joining
You’ll be part of a growing cross functional team consisting of designers, developers and marketers who work across both the Cision and Brandwatch brands and websites.
We’re looking for someone who is prepared to be a brand champion. Someone who is keen to embrace and evolve our internationally renowned tech brand and help create not only your best work but our best work. 
A good fit for our team is a designer who is reliable, comfortable collaborating within the team and the wider business, clear in their communication and able to participate in open and constructive critique. Someone who can meticulously craft digital experiences, balancing aesthetics and functionality to ensure seamless, engaging and delightful interactions for all users of our websites.
We value people with curious minds, who have the appetite and energy to solve interesting design problems, and who are motivated by the possibility of making a positive difference to the lives of others.
What you’ll do:
  • Ensuring our brand is consistently represented across all of our customer and prospect website touchpoints on the website.
  • Planning and creating intuitive, engaging, responsive and accessible website solutions in response to briefs, that prioritise users’ needs, loading speeds, scalability and conversation opportunities.
  • Collaborating very closely with developers to realise your website designs.
  • Collaborating with a Conversion Rate Optimization expert to craft and A/B test better performing components or design blocks.
  • Optimising the user’s experience of both websites, suggesting fixes and crafting solutions.
  • Building landing pages in Wordress and/or AEM with pre-built design blocks.
  • Crafting accompanying visuals for the website, with a focus on Product visuals that tell a compelling story to our prospects and clients. 
  • Liaising with the Content Team to find the best fit for website copy
  • Staying updated with industry trends and best practices in website, UX/UI design.
  • What you have:
  • Have at least 2.5 years commercial experience working as a digital designer
  • Have a bachelor’s degree in a field such as graphic design, website design, user experience design, interaction design or a related field
  • Collaborate extremely well with others in the team, and be able to conduct design reviews with developers
  • Present a portfolio/examples of work during your interview that demonstrates excellence in your craft
  • Have proficiency in the design software we use as a team (Figma / Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator)
  • Be able to distil and translate complex requirements into crisp, modern, accessible and inviting wireframes, web page designs and experiences
  • Document and communicate your work efficiently and effectively to a variety of stakeholders
  • Have a deep knowledge of core visual design principles and how to apply them
  • Have a critical eye for details
  • Have an understanding of UI web patterns and web design principles
  • Have excellent communication and problem-solving abilities
  • Have experience designing for mobile/responsive contexts
  • Be familiar with WordPress, AEM, CSS and HTML
  • An advantage would be if you:
  • Have experience in Product design
  • Have a passion for data visualisation
  • Have experience in motion design
  • Have a passion for accessibility or have done accessibility training 
  • What we offer:
  • 25 vacation days
  • Health insurance + dental care
  • Sodexo vouchers 
  • Option for an annual public transport card for the whole transport network
  • Option for a Multisport card (employee covers only half the price)
  • A variety of flexible benefits through Re:benefit platform using a monthly budget
  • Excellent hardware bundle
  • Full Calm subscription, 24/7 Employment Assistance Program
  • Informal, friendly, welcoming environment focused on people, learning & development
  • Possibility to extend the contract depending on performance and company needs
  • As a global leader in PR, marketing and social media management technology and intelligence, Cision helps brands and organizations to identify, connect and engage with customers and stakeholders to drive business results. PR Newswire, a network of over 1.1 billion influencers, in-depth monitoring, analytics and its Brandwatch and Falcon.io social media platforms headline a premier suite of solutions. Cision has offices in 24 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA and APAC. For more information about Cision’s award-winning solutions, including its next-gen Cision Communications Cloud®, visit www.cision.com and follow @Cision on Twitter.
     
    Cision is committed to fostering an inclusive environment where all employees can be their authentic selves and perform at their best. We believe diversity, equity, and inclusion is vital to driving our culture, sparking innovation and achieving long-term success. Cision is proud to have joined more than 600 companies in signing the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ pledge and named a “Top Diversity Employer” for 2021 by DiversityJobs.com.
     
    Cision is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or other protected statuses.
    Cision is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with our commitment, Cision will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact hr.support@cision.com
     
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