The UI/UX Designer role holds responsibility for the construction of application designs for both internal and external user audiences. The role is responsible for creating both functional and appealing features that address the client needs, and helping the company grow its customer base - as well as engaging with users to make their experience more user-friendly, intuitive and more efficient.
What that means day to day
· Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with product analysts, product managers and developers.
· Understand product specifications and user psychology.
· Illustrate design ideas using storyboards, process flows and sitemaps.
· Design graphical user interface elements; e.g. menus, tabs and widgets.
· Develop UI mock-ups, prototypes and wireframes that clearly illustrate how sites function and look, focusing on ease of use and minimize the need for training.
· Identify and troubleshoot UX problems (e.g. usability, findability and responsiveness).
· Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with Product Managers and Developers.
· Modify and revise existing designs to meet changing customer preferences.
· Work closely with Product Managers and Developers to suggest improvements for products and processes.
· Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate over your designs.
· Take an active role in quality assurance of designs developed.
· Collaborate effectively with other team members and stakeholders.
· Present UI/UX design ideas to cross-functional teams and senior leadership.
· Stay up to date on current industry trends and market conditions.
What you’ll need to be successful
You'll also have:
- Portfolio of design projects including digital experiences
- Experience working in an Agile environment
- Knowledge of accessibility usability standards and guidelines
- Good skills in user interface creation, user experience, website and app design
- Good communication skills both verbal and written to collaborate with various stakeholders
- Good time-management skills
- Problem-solving aptitude
- Background in product research
- Familiarity with interaction design and information architecture
What you’ll get in return
FOR THE HERE AND NOW – We provide a mature and flexible ‘work your way’ culture, generous holiday allowance, a ‘giving day’ to give back to others, enhanced family friendly leave (regardless of gender), an employee assistance programme, 24-hour online GP, gym discounts, cover for a variety of healthcare, dental, optical and wellbeing treatments/services, a cycle to work scheme and paid time off when you’re physically and mentally unwell.
FOR FUN – You spend a significant percentage of your time with your colleagues (and what a great bunch of people they are!) and it’s important to us that everyone contributes to an environment that is positive and full of laughs. We’ve always got something going on, from charity events and competitions to recognition events and awards and we encourage our teams to get involved and have fun along the way.
FOR THE FUTURE – To set you up for later on in life, we provide an enhanced pension scheme with generous employer contributions and a life assurance policy for peace of mind. We offer a plethora of development resources and support, including access to LinkedIn learning to support you as you develop your career with us. Last year alone we filled nearly 30% of our roles with internal candidates (which equates to almost 50 people being promoted!)
Sound interesting so far?
What you can expect if you apply:
· A response to your application within 10 working days
· An interview process consisting of:
o An initial discovery call with the recruiter
o A first stage interview via Microsoft Teams
o Additional interview (likely face to face) with the stakeholders you’ll be working with closely in the role
We’re keen to ensure our hiring process allows you to be at your best, so if you need us to make any adjustments, please just let us know.
- Employment Type: full_time