Senior Designer

Bromsgrove | £32-£37k DOE

Posted: 25 October 2023

We are seeking a passionate Senior Designer to assist in leading our very talented design team. You will be responsible for working on fast paced digital projects, and the occasional print–based job too.

Core responsibilities


  • Gather and evaluate requirements in collaboration with other team members
    across the company.
  • Facilitate the client’s vision by conducting competitor and user research.
  • Identify and troubleshoot UX problems (e.g. responsiveness, navigation, poor conversion rates), and devise elegant solutions for both Desktop and Mobile devices.
  • Prepare and confidently present rough drafts to internal teams, key stakeholders, and clients.
  • Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, sitemaps and mock-ups that lead to intuitive user experiences.
  • Work closely with the SEO team to ensure UX/UI designs are optimised.
  • Develop pixel-perfect UI mock-ups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how sites function
    and what they will look like.
  • Add creative flair to Interface designs by creating original design elements.
  • Conduct adjustments based on user/client feedback.
  • Adhere to style standards on fonts, colours, and images.
  • Produce responsive designs to a high standard.
  • Take a user-centred design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs.
  • Produce brand guideline documents including a brand mission statement and values.
  • Create logo designs to roll out onto brand stylescapes and related collateral.
  • Prepare artwork for professional printing services, ensuring colour profiles are correct for
    print or screen.
  • Work closely with the Head of Design in mentoring the wider team, and liaising with clients to ensure projects are delivered on time and to a high standard.

What you will need

  • A portfolio brimming with strong examples of design for digital products and brand identity designs.
  • Confidence in fact-based user experience design methods and understanding of user-first design.
  • Strong knowledge of creating designs and prototypes in Figma.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud programs (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop).
  • The ability to design for mobile first and knowledge of responsive design.
  • Understanding of typography principles with typographic ratios and scales.
  • Good knowledge of branding principles.
  • Be able to work collaboratively across all departments.
  • Be open to feedback and possess great communication skills.
  • A proven track record of liaising directly with clients to ensure creative briefs exceed expectations.
  • Confidence in leading client meetings and fact-finding workshops.

Desirable skills (not essential)

  • Competence in producing motion graphics using Adobe After Effects
  • An interest or experience in Photography
  • Basic understanding of HTML, CSS and/or Javascript.
  • An understanding of WordPress.
  • Ability to design for page builders like Elementor, Oxygen or Beaver Builder.

Experience/ Qualifications

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience working in an agency environment or similar

Download the full job description to find out more.

Perks of
working at Sherbz

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Birthday off

You can take your birthday off, or either Friday or Monday if it falls on a weekend or bank holiday.

BUPA Healthcare

Private healthcare policy is included. More info is provided in ‘company docs’ on the ‘Breathe HR’ app.

Free gym membership

Choose to enrol in our corporate PureGym membership, or expense your own gym membership up to £40.

Free snacks

Choose from a large variety of free snacks including healthy options!

4pm Friday finish

Flexible between the hours of 8 am – 6 pm. 7.5 hours to be completed Mon-Thurs, 6.5 hours on Fri.

Training and development

We are committed to nurturing your professional growth through well-structured development plans.

32 days holiday

20 days holiday + all 8 bank holidays + 4 days to cover the Christmas shutdown period.

Sherbz hoodie

Printed Sherbz hoodie, gifted to you on your first day of employment.

Life insurance

Death in service policy to cover you at work. More info is provided in ‘Company Docs’ on ‘Breathe HR’.

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