Mid-Weight Designer - App (iOS and Android)

The Shard, London Bridge, SE19SG
Competitive salary and bonus structure.
31 May 2017
28 June 2017
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time


MATCHESFASHION.COM is the global luxury-shopping destination for men and women, bringing together a modern edit of over 400 established and emerging designers. Experience MATCHESFASHION.COM online, in its London stores and at No.23, our private-shopping townhouse. With over 25 years in luxury fashion, we deliver to over 190 countries and offer 24/7 advice through MyStylist, our dedicated fashion-concierge team.


In this exciting role you will work on a wide variety of designs, from engaging, fully shoppable, interactive editorial layouts for our content streams to creating new functionality for all aspects of our responsive global e-commerce site. Reporting directly into the Assistant Art Director, you will be part of an inspiring and growing team of Senior, Mid-Weight and Junior designers.

We have opportunities to work across; content and social, new streams and Apps (iOs and Android).

What you'll be doing

  • Produce original, user-focused concepts and solutions that are multi-faceted and incorporate all the elements of a great user experience while maintaining the house style and brand objectives
  • Generate creative ideas, preplan, pitch to senior management within the Content team, manage feedback process, execute and oversee all aspects of visual design
  • Understand and apply best practice UI/UX principles to projects. Design responsive wireframes, prototypes and documentation as required. Understand mobile design - eg mobile apps, mobile-first concepts, etc.
  • Design editorial content both on and offline, for example homepages, style report content and landing pages alongside special projects including editorial and e-commerce briefs.
  • Communicate with Editorial, Management, Marketing, Studio, Press and the Tech teams on all aspects of creative deliverables and project goals.
  • Development of technical skills to stay abreast of software changes.
  • Keep informed on current developments in digital design, technology, e-commerce etc.
  • Communicating and sharing inspiring ideas with the rest of the creative team members.

About you

  • Proven experience in digital design
  • Proven ability to work to stringent deadlines
  • High proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign
  • Knowledge and structural understanding of the HTML and CSS processes a plus
  • Someone who believes in creating designs with an emotional resonance for the end user
  • Strong understanding of typography, colour and layout
  • A focus on UI/UX principles to make the customer journey as effortless, seamless and shoppable as possible
  • A flexible attitude to adapt to a growing team as well as business needs
  • Pro-active with an ability to show initiative and generate ideas to constantly improve the quality of the site
  • Detail orientated, well organised, team player

If you are energetic, hardworking and thrive in a collaborative and fast paced environment then please apply with a CV, and covering letter stating your salary details and notice period via the Apply button.

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