Senior Digital Designer

At Giant Digital we are a friendly, highly resolute team, with a passion for helping charitable and ethical organisations achieve their goals. We specialise in high quality, user-focused, accessible websites, and applications for the charitable sector.   

We strongly believe that technology can be a power for good. We use our digital know-how to design innovative websites and platforms that support our clients in delivering positive social and environmental change across the world, whilst ensuring optimum return on investment.    

Established in 2011, we have over a decade of experience working with charities and non-profit organisations to develop tailored digital solutions that raise their profile, deliver great returns on investment, and help bring about positive change.  

The Role


  • 3+ years of experience in digital design roles 
  • 2+ year of experience in a web design or agency environment 
  • Ability to collaborate and attend regular in-person and virtual meetings with clients. 

Essential Skills & Experience

  • A strong portfolio showcasing a variety of digital design projects, with a focus on website UI/UX Design. 
  • Advanced Proficiency in Design Software: Expertise in tools like Figma and the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects) for creating high-fidelity designs and prototypes. 
  • Experience in Motion Graphics and Video Editing: Proficient in creating motion graphics and editing short-form videos, utilising software like Adobe After Effects or Premiere Pro. 
  • Knowledge of Interactive Design: Skills in crafting interactive designs with attention to how motion and animation can enhance user experience. 
  • Strong Visual and Creative Skills: A keen eye for aesthetics, layout, and graphic design, with the ability to translate complex concepts into visually appealing designs. 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, balancing multiple projects and deadlines in a remote-first environment team. 

Desirable Skills & Experience

  • Understanding of Web Development Principles: Basic knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to effectively communicate with development teams and understand the technical limitations and possibilities. 
  • Innovative Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills: A proactive approach to design challenges, with a willingness to explore new ideas and innovative solutions. 
  • Utilising Advanced Language Models in Design: Experience or a keen interest in leveraging advanced language models like ChatGPT for creative and design processes. This includes using these models for brainstorming concepts, generating content ideas, assisting in copywriting for design elements, and enhancing overall creative workflow efficiency. Familiarity with integrating AI tools into the design process can be a significant asset. 
  • Experience in the Non-Profit Sector: Prior experience or a strong interest in working with charities or non-profit organisations can be beneficial. 
  • Understanding of Web Development Principles: Basic knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to effectively

What we’re looking for 

As a Digital Designer at Giant Digital, you will be at the forefront of creating compelling and innovative digital designs that resonate with our charitable and ethical clients. This role is a unique opportunity to blend creativity with purpose, designing digital assets that not only look great but also contribute to meaningful social and environmental change.  

Emphasis on Interactive Experience: As a Digital Designer at Giant Digital, your role will be centred on UI design with a keen awareness that user interfaces are not static entities. Your responsibility will be to create interfaces that are not only visually appealing but also deeply interactive, reflecting the dynamic nature of user interactions in the digital space. 

Development of Responsive Prototypes: You will develop both high-fidelity static mock-ups and advanced dynamic prototypes that demonstrate how the UI adapts and responds to user interactions. This process will involve a thoughtful transition from initial concepts to fully interactive prototypes, showcasing the fluidity and responsiveness of the design. 

Mastery of Design Tools for Dynamic Prototyping: Proficiency in modern design tools like Figma is essential. These tools will enable you to craft prototypes that effectively communicate the interactive and dynamic aspects of the UI, illustrating how design elements behave in different user scenarios. 

Enhanced "Motion" Interaction Design: A significant part of your role will be to integrate motion design into our UIs to create more engaging and intuitive user experiences. This includes designing subtle animations that guide users through their interactions with our digital products. Your ability to use motion to enhance the storytelling aspect of the UI, without overwhelming the user experience, is key. 

Design Systems Development: You will contribute to the development and maintenance of our design systems, ensuring consistency and efficiency in our design process. This includes creating reusable components and design standards that can be applied across various projects. 

Motion Graphics and Short Form Video Editing: In this digital era, dynamic content is king. You'll use your skills in motion graphics and video editing to create short but impactful video content that can effectively convey our clients' messages and engage their audiences. 

Social Media Assets Creation: You'll be responsible for designing eye-catching and engaging social media graphics that capture the essence of our clients' campaigns and messages. Your designs will need to be adaptable across various social media platforms, maintaining brand consistency while optimising for each platform's unique requirements. 

 eBooks and Infographics: Crafting informative and visually appealing eBooks and infographics will be a significant part of your role. Your ability to distil complex information into easy-to-understand, engaging visual formats will be key in helping us and our clients communicate impact and stories. 

Marketing and Branding Collateral: You will play a pivotal role in designing internal marketing and branding assets that help Giant Digital stand out in the digital agency space. This includes creating visually striking materials for presentations, proposals, and other client-facing documents that reflect our unique approach and values. 

Cross-Departmental Collaboration: Collaborating with our marketing, sales, and project teams to understand their needs and deliver design solutions that effectively communicate Giant Digital's expertise and success stories. This role requires a deep understanding of our brand identity and the ability to translate it into compelling visual narratives. 

Hours and renumeration

  • 37.5 hours per week, used flexibly Monday to Friday.
  • This is a fully remote role, working in a fully remote delivery team. As this is a client facing role, there will be national travel for on-site meetings with clients and colleagues where necessary.
  • The salary band for this role is £33,000 to £40,000 depending on experience.


  • 22 days per year paid holiday allowance, plus extended bank holiday weekend every August
  • We close entirely between Christmas and New Year.
  • Private healthcare via a company-wide scheme for you and your dependants
  • Flexible benefit scheme including cinema tickets, gym membership (subject to probationary period)
  • Professional development budget
  • Team social and volunteering days

Application Process

Our application process is typically made up of three parts:  

  • An informal chat with our one of our directors, we will want to get to know you better, swap some stories, and try to understand your motivation and whether we can help you achieve your goals. 
  • A small assessment task, where you will be invited to collaborate with the team and experience our working practices. 
  • A formal interview with wider members of the Giant team, which may include a presentation of your assessment task. 

If you would like to apply for this role, please apply via LinkedIn or email with your CV and a link to your design portfolio. Any application which does not include a portfolio will not be considered. Please include links to relevant testimonials and references of your work in support of your application.  

Giant is committed to supporting the rights, responsibilities, dignity, health, and wellbeing of staff through our commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion. We promote applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of background, belief, or identity, recognising the benefits that a diverse organisation brings. We particularly encourage applications from groups we know are underrepresented in our field, such as Women, LGBT+, Disabled, Black and other Minority Ethnic candidates. For applicants with disabilities, we can offer reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please outline any additional requirements alongside your application. 

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