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Digital Director job in Oxfordshire (333)

at Torpedo
Location Cassington
Date Posted 11th February 2016
Category Technical
Job Type Full-time
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Digital Director

Location:       Oxfordshire

Type:               Permanent

Salary:            Dependent on experience

Torpedo is an award winning creative agency based near Oxford with an impressive list of clients. Digital is at the core of everything we do and we’re looking for an experienced Digital Director to join our established digital team.

Reporting into our Head of Digital, this is a fantastic opportunity to join a highly talented, creative and friendly team working within a converted barn on a varied range of exciting digital projects including websites, apps and marketing campaigns.

To be successful in this role the ideal candidate will have a ‘can-do attitude’ and the ability to work effectively on multiple projects at any one time and be able to demonstrate evidence of managing web and digital projects to successful completion. You will be a creative thinker with a passion for all things digital and posses a thorough hands-on understanding of most popular web, mobile, and social technology platforms.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Work with our clients and internal teams to plan and lead digital and website projects including assisting with defining and documenting requirements for content, functionality and information architecture.
  • Manage and coordinate website and app projects on a day-to-day basis to ensure they are delivered on time and to budget.
  • Work closely with the UX, SEO, creative and development teams to recommend new, innovative and creative ways to meet and exceed client requirements.
  • Monitor and report on website or digital campaign performance metrics to assess results and identify opportunities to increase effectiveness.
  • Help to assess and decide the correct technologies and digital processes for the company to implement.
  • Assist with new business pitches and proposals.
  • Provide technical guidance to client services teams, supporting them in drafting and reviewing realistic plans, prioritising tasks and resourcing conflicts, and resolving technical issues.

Technical Skills & Experience

  • Previous experience working within a digital development environment, preferably within a web / digital agency.
  • An in-depth knowledge of digital technologies and the online industry best practices.
  • Proven experience of managing multiple digital and website projects within tight timescales
  • A confident, can-do attitude with excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Working knowledge of analysing and interpreting website analytical reports to improve campaign performance.
  • A good technical understanding with the ability to write clear briefs and functional specifications plus communicate directly with web and app developers.
  • A knowledge of website coding and development processes and methodologies.
  • Experience of managing development of iOS or Android projects would be desirable.
  • A creative mind and a good knowledge of design for exceptional user experience.
  • The ability to learn quickly and understand complex information.
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines whilst providing clients and colleagues with exceptional service at all times.
  • An organised approach with excellent attention to detail.
  • Experience with Agile project management methodologies would be desirable.

Company description

Apart from us being a really fun and friendly bunch, here’s some other nice things we do for our team:

  • Modern agency environment with high-spec Macs, dual-screens and the latest tech.
  • Excellent location with free parking.
  • 25 days holiday (Increasing to 28 days after 5 years).
  • Private healthcare.
  • Dental insurance.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Conferences and training.
  • Regular social events.
  • Free fruit in the office every week.
  • Copious amounts of tea and coffee.
  • Tasty snacks and pick ’n’ mix sweets.
  • Cakes on your birthday.
  • Breakout area with large TV and games.
  • Sonos sound system with shared playlist.
  • Use of on-site swimming pool and tennis court.
  • Discounted gym membership.
  • Childcare vouchers.
  • Cycle to work bike scheme.
  • Free annual flu vaccination.

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