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Digital Designer Job Description

We have crafted a series of job description examples for a variety of digital roles.

Very often, in-house recruiters and HR departments ask us to help them write their job descriptions, and since this aspect of our recruitment service is very useful to them, we’ve realised that this could be useful to others too, so we have provided a list of job descriptions here.

With more than 20 years of experience in digital and technology recruitment and having placed thousands of candidates in Ireland and across Europe, we understand the value of a compelling job description, so we hope that these examples will help you in your search for a digital or technology professional; please feel free to use and edit to as per your specific needs and preferences.

If you are a candidate seeking a role, you can view a list of our current job offers on our job board.

Example of a Digital Designer Job Description


  • Company overview: Founding vision, current state of affairs, size, relevant stats. 
  • Role mission: Goals, team, and resources to make it happen. 


  •  Develop and create digital designs for websites, mobile apps, social media, and other digital platforms.
  • Generate innovative design concepts and visual solutions that meet client objectives.
  • Ensure all designs are consistent with the brand’s visual identity and guidelines.
  • Work closely with developers, marketing teams, and other stakeholders to ensure cohesive project execution.
  • Design with a focus on user experience (UX), ensuring designs are user-friendly and engaging.
  • Create prototypes and wireframes to illustrate design concepts and user flows.
  • Use design software such as Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, XD) and other relevant tools.
  • Revise designs based on feedback from clients, team members, and user testing.
  • Keep up with the latest design trends, tools, and technologies in the digital space.
  • Ensure final graphics and layouts are visually appealing and on-brand.


  •  Proficiency in graphic design principles, typography, color theory, and layout composition.
  • Expertise in design software such as Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, XD), Sketch, or Figma.
  • Experience in designing intuitive and visually appealing user interfaces for websites and applications.
  • Understanding of UX principles and ability to create designs that enhance usability and user satisfaction.
  • Knowledge of responsive design principles and ability to create designs that work across various devices.
  • Experience with prototyping tools to create interactive prototypes and demonstrate design concepts.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with developers, marketers, and other stakeholders to achieve project goals.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to address design challenges and optimize user interaction.
  • High level of attention to detail in visual design and quality assurance processes.
  • Clear communication skills to present and explain design concepts to team members and stakeholders.

Nice to Have:

  • Experience with motion graphics and animation.
  • Basic knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Understanding of digital marketing strategies and concepts.
  • Knowledge of search engine optimization principles to optimize digital designs.
  • Experience with user research methodologies to inform design decisions.
  • Familiarity with CMS platforms like WordPress or Drupal.
  • Skills in video editing and post-production.
  • Proficiency in digital illustration for custom graphics and icons.
  • Experience with A/B testing and data-driven design iterations.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines effectively.


  • Salary 
  • Working arrangement: (Hybrid, Remote, Office) 
  • Perks 


We are accepting applications until the end of *MONTH*. We’ll be delighted to meet you for a first interview with *NAME*, our hiring manager. 

If you are looking for roles that are more web specific, you can check the Graphic Designer Job Description.

If you would like to check 2024 salaries for Designers or Graphic Designers, check our Design salaries. Or you can download our acclaimed Prosperity Digital Salary Survey to be on top of current salaries for the digital sector.

Writing a job spec is the first phase of the hiring process at any given company, we love to help companies do this in an effective way so we've put together a post where we explain our secrets for a well structured hiring process and how to make it more efficient.