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Digital Design Lead

Support Office»Digital


Job Reference: 227118BR

Nottingham Support Office

Fixed Term

37.5 hours per week

We’re looking for a motivated and creative Digital Design Lead to join our Digital Experience team and develop best-in-class digital solutions, for our UK and ROI websites. This role would lead creative development for a Business Unit area, working with a team of designers, copywriters and UX specialists.

You’ll be a guardian of the Boots digital experience and ensure we are delivering digital-first, on-brand, market-leading, customer focused experiences. You’ll join a dynamic team who push boundaries and enjoy working in a challenging fast-paced environment.

Your Responsibilities

  • Develop customer-led digital design solutions for business unit category pages, ensuring adherence to BVI guidelines (Boots Visual Identity) within the AEM (Adobe Experience Manager) templates
  • Own the end to end process from brief through design creation, wireframing, build, testing, quality control, final page approvals and publishing to live
  • Manage stakeholder relationships and approvals with internal teams and external agencies including Pharmacy, Legal, eCommerce, Operations, and Marketing teams and agencies
  • Work closely with the UX, eCommerce, and Insights teams to optimise the pages and AEM capabilities during and post activity
  • Deputise for the Digital Design Manager as required
  • Work with the Workflow Lead and workflow tool to manage your team’s resource and monitor status.
  • Responsible for the development of a team of Junior designers

Our Ideal Candidate
  • Digital UX/UI skills and experience of designing for an ecommerce site
  • Proficient in using Adobe Creative Suite (in particular Photoshop), and Sketch
  • CMS experience (Adobe Experience Manager would be ideal)
  • Some HTML/CSS ability would be beneficial
  • Ability to interpret design briefs, confidently share ideas with others, with customer 1st mindset
  • Ability to manage own and your team’s time, prioritise work and meet deadlines
  • Collaborative stakeholder management and creative problem-solving skills
  • Flexibility, as ‘out of hours’ working will be required
  • Formal graphic design qualification would be desirable

What’s in it for you?
Being at the heart of Boots’ online proposition, you will have the opportunity to work with numerous stakeholders across the business. You will develop expertise in the end to end digital journey, building excellent foundations for career progression, whilst having your work seen by millions.

Last year, attracted over 160,000,000 users to the website. Your role will also encompass leading projects such as Black Friday, Christmas and Sale from a digital design perspective. Exciting eh?

Our benefits
  • Generous staff discount including enhanced discounts on Boots brands and Boots Opticians
  • Excellent onsite facilities including staff shop, opticians (including free eye tests for team members), gym, cafeteria, outdoor seating spaces and dry cleaning service
  • Travel links including on campus bus stops, parking and close to train and tram links
We have a great range of benefits in addition to the above that go beyond salary and offer flexibility to suit you; click here to view our full list of company benefits (all rewards and benefits are subject to change and eligibility).

Why Boots
We're always looking for people who care; people who go the extra mile to change things for the better. You'll be joining a company that is evolving and always looking to improve. We foster a working environment where consideration and inclusivity help everyone to be themselves and reach their full potential. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, passionate about embracing the diversity of our colleagues and providing a positive and inclusive working environment for all. As the heart of everything we do at Boots, it's with you, we can change for the better. To find out more about life and careers at Boots, click here.

What’s next
If your application is successful, our recruitment team will be in touch to arrange an interview and to answer any initial questions you have. If you have not been successful on this occasion you will be notified by email.

We are always open to discussing possible flexible working options and what this may look like for you, including job share and reduced hours. If you require additional support as part of the application and interview process, we are happy to provide reasonable adjustments to enable you to be at your best.

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