Let's turn the media world on its head!
OVALmedia is an international and engaged team of journalists, filmmakers and authors dedicated to bringing independent, topical, non-biased media coverage to the wider public. With many years of experience in documentary film production and external offices in France, Italy and Hong Kong, we are able to cover the complete process from inception through to distribution, allowing high levels of creative freedom. We are rapidly expanding and to support this growth we require the immediate assistance of a Web Designer with an interest in independent media and
Do you value free thought and free speech as well as neutral, ethical, investigative
journalism ? Media, who’s ultimate goal is an informed public and a true democratic society?
Then you’re the one we’re looking for!
What you'll do
-Follow design briefs to create stunning websites
-Take ownership of projects and execute all visual design stages from conception through to development
-Utilise UX/UI best practices, as well as data and analytics in design decisions
-Collaborate closely with the web development team to ensure the website comes to life as envisioned
-Collaborate closely with digital marketing team to ensure the design supports conversion goals and digital marketing strategies
-Create and maintain a database of design assets
-Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and sitemaps to communicate interaction and design ideas
-Present and sell designs, and key deliverables, to peers and executive level stakeholders and clients
-Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards
-Occasional writing and editing of content
Your Skills & Experience
-Demonstrated ability to take a project from concept to launch
-Thorough understanding of UI/UX principles; working knowledge of UI platforms such as Sketch or Adobe XD
-Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud (Dreamweaver, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)
-Overall understanding of basic marketing principles with respect to web design, including SEO
-Working knowledge of analytics including Google Analytics preferred for A/B testing
-WordPress development experience
-Social media and email marketing experience a plus
-Bachelor’s degree in Information or Computer Technology, Website Design, Graphic design or related field.
-3+ years of relevant professional experience
-A strong portfolio of work
-You love what we stand for, are passionate about our purpose and where we want to go
-A desire to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
-Strong collaboration and communication skills
-Excellent writing skills
-Strong knowledge and genuine interest in web development, scripting, programming, multimedia design and content management
-Detail-oriented, organised and motivated initiator
-Strong creative abilities in both visual design and problem-solving
-A critical, free thinker who is curious about the world, believes in free and independent media and who can help us make that a reality
-Above all, you care! You are results-oriented and want to have an impact.
What We Offer
-Fast growing company, offering many opportunities for growth on personal and professional levels
-Global company with offices in Berlin, Cologne, Paris, Rome, Hong Kong and Tokyo
-Diverse, multicultural professional environment with colleagues from every corner of the world and a strong sense of community
-Exciting and Innovative Projects
-A competitive salary in accordance with the Berlin market
If this sounds like an unmissable opportunity, please send a letter of motivation. along with your resume/CV, plus portfolio to :email@example.com
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We want to hear who you are and what drives you.
We really do value each individual application. However, due to a large volume of applicants we may not be able to answer everyone personally. Thank you in advance for your understanding.