Creative Designer | Video Advertising | £22K | Central London

Salary: £22,000 (per annum)
Location: London
Start date: ASAP
Sectors: Arts & Design, Internet & Digital Media

Our client is an innovative advertising technology company that specializes in digital video advertising for the world's leading publishers and brands. They are revolutionizing the video landscape by creating unprecedented levels of new, premium, video inventory. Brands can buy this inventory across all platforms, through their agencies and agency trading desks, to roll-out video ad campaigns both locally and on a global scale.

As the inventors of out stream video advertising, this company are changing the game by placing video advertising outside of the video stream, embedded within the heart of premium content. They also provide both programmatic and managed services offerings, enabling clients to set campaign objectives and have the in-house team execute successful campaigns on their behalf.

With over 450 employees spread throughout 28 offices globally, this business has many exciting and rewarding career opportunities.

This is a 3month paid internship offering up to £22K pro rata, followed by the possibility of a permanent role.

How you can expect to spend your day:

You will be capable of creating rich media ad formats (preferably for video and display) able to work within a fast-paced, high pressure, team-oriented environment. You will be hungry to work with the latest technologies use your initiative to come up with unique designs and new ideas whilst ensuring best practice, usability and accessibility.

The role will require you to

Run projects from start to finish

Job split is essentially - 60% design, 30% build (Mobile, Tablet, desktop), 10% company product/technical platform development

Design/animate the company studio ad formats

Guide the team on best technical practices

Innovate and deliver new solutions for ad portfolio

Report into the Head of Studio EMEA

Main Tasks and responsibilities

Keen eye for designing in Photoshop and animating with Javascript and HTML5/CSS3

Building responsive and mobile experiences

Design unique creative HTML 5 non-standard IAB Banners, skins and microsites

Build prototypes and demos for new or existing products

Work closely with members of all departments, primarily Sales and Ad Operations, to gather project specs and deployment procedures.

Creating custom solutions for client requirements

The ideal intern's personality and qualifications:

Adobe Creative Suite

Hand-code HTML5, CSS3, Javascript (Competent), JSON, XML, jQuery,

Ability to integrate dynamic content such as RSS Feeds, video, geo location and search API results into a web page or Flash application

Excellent problem solving and communication skills

Ability to work to tight deadlines, time management and communicate transparently with external teams

Strong portfolio demonstrating solid foundations across multiple technologies (Valid HTML, CSS, JS)

Commercial experience in online design and coding

The ability to demonstrate a real passion for what you do, and eager to exercise creative freedom.

Bonus skills

AS2/AS3 skills

PHP/mySQL database experience a plus

Video compression, editing and effects

Back End development

What are the perks of interning at this company?

If you can make this role your own, you will be rewarded with working closely with senior decision makers within the company and concrete career opportunities.

They take the time to fully train graduates. Ideas and new project pitches are welcome and they have a culture of transparency and direct feedback.

As one of few companies doing Programmatic Native Video on a worldwide basis, they are at the forefront of the transformation of the advertising industry. Their staff are highly sought after and "everyone" wants to work for this company!

With over 450 employees spread throughout 26 offices globally, $55m raised in funding since its inception, revenues of $144m in 2015 and an ambitious strategic plan for the years to come, they have many exciting and rewarding career opportunities for bright graduates.

They have a work hard, play hard spirit. Check out what they do every year -

Free fruit, coffee, tea, breakfast, ping-pong table, PlayStation, excellent central London location with brand new office and roof terrace