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Digital Designer

We seek a disproportionate share of the best talent:
At Ogilvy, we are a group of ‘A Graders.

We believe talent comes in many shapes and sizes and that the most talented people want to work with the most talented people.

We are a team. We are accountable, we are competitive, but not at each other’s expense.

We learn together, we create together, we win together.

We hire on potential, reward on results.

You are here because of your ability to think and influence.

Job Description

The Digital Designer will work closely alongside senior designers, art directors and creative directors to produce Award winning work. This role is client-facing in partnership with a senior copywriter to deliver data-driven UX/UI elements and design in a rapid test-and-learn setting.

Key Responsibilities

– Participate in end-to-end delivery of creative work from planning to brief writing and creative execution within an agile scrum model
– Conceptualise, create and design digital assets including websites, eDMs, digital banners
– Design and storyboard online ads
– Create and update eDM templates, style guides, branding elements, original graphics, icons, illustrations and some animation
– Pro-actively contribute to team building initiatives, and contribute to team culture
– Adhere to project deadlines: delivery of project tasks within project schedule expected to be 100%
– Inspire and collaborate with your co-workers to produce thoughtful, relevant -work for global bluechip clients
– Lead client presentations and liaise directly with clients on a daily basis including daily standups
– Participate in planning and strategic meetings with internal teams
– Understand and work within project parameters: client goals and requirements, internal goals, usability, technical constraints, as well as budget and schedule
– Oversee and contribute to the production of your designs in all phases
– Adapt well to the fast-paced changes in projects with your team as they occur
– The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.

Required Skills

– An understanding of artistic fundamentals, including line, form, texture, colour and how these affect users
– Knowledge of typographic fundamentals
– The ability to sketch out ideas in a clear communicative way
– An understanding of common web useability and accessibility issues
– An understanding of brand fundamentals
– Advanced user of desktop publishing applications including Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop.
– An understanding of basic UX principles
– Experience in agile scrum model (preferred but not essential)
– Experience designing Mobile apps (and familiar with Google and IOS design principles)
– Be able to create working prototypes using tools such as Axure, Sketch or Invision
– Knowledge of content management systems (preferred but not essential)


– A minimum 2+ years working as a designer in a web development firm and/or marketing/advertising agency
– A bachelor’s degree in graphic design and/or industry experience
– Advanced skills in Adobe Suite (illustrator, photoshop, indesign, dreamweaver and after effects.)
– A natural design sense for digital: layout, typography and imagery
– Broad understanding of user experience and UI practices
– Experience in presenting and rationalising creative solutions to clients
– Excellent attention to detail is critical


Live the agency values and behaviours on a daily basis – Divine Discontent, Pervasive Creativity, Relentless Curiosity, Eternal Craft, Adaptive Connection.

Sydney 2000






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