Digital Designer


Job Details


Liverpool Head Office

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


Competitive plus benefits

Closing Date

23/04/2021 22:45

About The Role

As a Digital Designer here at Matalan, you will support the Marketing department by producing a range of digital creatives for use across multiple formats, including online, email, social and affiliates. You'll be responsible for taking an initial brief and delivering digital creative concepts through to final designs; delivering high impact content; that meets the brief objectives and connects with our customers.

You will work with the e-commerce, UX and marketing teams to further support business projects.

•Have a strong understanding of the Adobe Creative Suite.

•Lead by example to meet customer expectations always putting the customer first.

•Be able to take on multiple projects simultaneously.

•Manage workload effectively, meeting timescales.

•Be able to work under pressure through high demand trading periods.

•Support business projects where required.

•Cover team work if other team members are needing assistance.

•Be proactive and have the ability to understand and take an initial brief to the next level, you deliver high impact digital creative ideas and concepts; that meet the brief objectives and connect with our digital customers.

•Work within the CMS platform to build site landing pages.

•Work with CMS to schedule live content and projects.

•Work closely with the e-commerce and UX teams to develop and evolve the online platform.

•Regularly reviews competitor’s activities, keeping up to date with the latest trends & fashions, shares inspirational designs with other teams members.


About You


  • 3+ years Digital or Graphic design in either agency or retail.
  • Strong creative portfolio showcasing a range of digitality focused projects across multiple devices.
  • Well rounded experience and best working practises across multiple channels.
  • Understanding mobile responsive design and functions.
  • High level of technical proficiency in Adobe CC software. Plus ideally a working knowledge of after effects or animation design.
  • Experience in email design and formatting. Building/coding skills ideal but not essential.
  • Experience of front end web technologies – CMS building & basic coding.
  • A good knowledge of UX and UI design.
  • Collaborative; ability to develop strong relationship with team members and business stakeholders.
  • Driven and self motivated.
  • HTML5/ programmatic banner building would be ideal but not essential.


About Matalan

Founded in the early 1980s by John Hargreaves in Liverpool, Matalan is proud to serve its customers excellent quality at great value. With over 200 stores in the UK, a growing online presence and over 15,000 employees, working here is exciting, challenging, and above all fun! As part of the Matalan family you can expect some great benefits and the opportunity to be part of our exciting vision - to become the UK’s most trusted value retailer. This is Retail Made Real.

Matalan value diversity and don’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from all communities.

Matalan wants to see every candidate performing at their best throughout the application and interview process and ultimately, in their role. We therefore encourage you to inform us of any reasonable adjustments you might need to enable this.

In the event that a high volume of suitable applications are received, the post may close prior to the specified closing date. Please apply as soon as possible if interested. 



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