Email Designer / Developer - Hybrid working model

Company Description

Launched in 1998, this pioneering British-born brand has specialised in creating amazing experiences and unforgettable memories - from hotels, city breaks and holidays to theatre, entertainment and spa days. Experts in brightening up online travel, lastminute.com is among the worldwide leaders in the field, helping hundreds of thousands of customers every year find, and do, "whatever makes them pink".

lastminute.com is part of lm group, a publicly-traded multinational Group, among the worldwide leaders in the online travel industry. Every month, the Group reaches across all its websites and mobile apps (in 17 languages and 40 countries) 60 million unique users that search for and book their travel and leisure experiences.

More than 1,200 people enjoy working with us and contribute to provide our audience with a comprehensive and inspiring offering of travel-related products and services

Job Description

lastminute.com group is seeking individuals with design experience and a developer DNA.

As a Email Designer / Developer you will contribute to influence the design decisions of new products, the choice of new technologies and implementations working mainly for email marketing, programmatic and display areas and focusing on dynamic templates and automation.

Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Interactive Design, Graphic Design, Computer Science or equivalent degree and a minimum of 1 year work experience in webmail design and development.

 

Main Responsibilities:

Design regular, seasonal, promotional, and automated emails as necessary. You will also organize and coordinate all digital resources and assets required for email marketing campaigns.

Design eye-catching email layouts that lead to higher levels of engagement and increased click-through rates, as well as sales growth where possible.

Work collaboratively with other designers, developers, and copywriters to reach email campaign objectives. You will also collaborate with marketing, media and sales to develop projects for internal and external clients, from concept to execution.

Research up-to-date and emerging technologies and developments in the design field and implement them when appropriate.

You will be responsible for ensuring a consistent email experience in webmail as well as other email applications such as Google Gmail and Microsoft Outlook.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • 1+ year experience working as a digital designer with a solid background in email marketing

  • Experience with responsive HTML/CSS coding of email for various promotional, life-cycle, and transactional campaigns using the latest HTML and CSS email oriented best practices – with a focus on code reusability.

  • Experience designing responsive mobile, tablet, desktop, and web client emails.

  • Problem-solver mindset, heavy attention to detail and flawless execution on all assigned tasks

  • Ability to understand and maintain brand identities and their nuances across campaigns. 

  • Capacity to understand how the design translates into an effective email campaign.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize own workload, and work independently when required.

  • Understanding of email marketing best practices (e.g. CAN-SPAM rules)

  • Fluent English level, both written and speaking.

 

Software Knowledge:

  • A strong proficiency with HTML5, CSS and JavaScript

  • A strong proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop and Illustrator required, all others are a plus).

  • Experience with email template management  platform is a plus (e.g. Taxi for email)

  • Experience with Liquid is a plus.

For immediate consideration, please include a link to the portfolio.

Additional Information

Soft Skills:

  • Must be team-oriented, possess a positive attitude, and work well with others in a collaborative environment.

  • Demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Ability to be flexible and energetic when facing with new ideas, new changes or new challenges for improvements.

  • Document the work in an organized manner.

  • Demonstrated effective time management and organizational skills.

  • High attention to details.