UX Designer

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Job description

We are looking for a user-experience designer responsible for conceiving and conducting user research, interviews and surveys, and translating them into sitemaps, wireframes and prototypes. You will also design the overall functionality of digital solutions and iterate upon them to ensure a great user experience.

 

Responsibilities

  • Translate concepts into wireframes and mockups that lead to intuitive user experiences
  • Facilitate client’s product visions by researching, conceiving, wireframing, sketching, prototyping, and mocking up user experiences for digital products
  • Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimised for a wide range of devices and interfaces
  • Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions
  • Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new, functions and features
  • Take a user-centred design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
  • Take smart risks and champion new ideas

 

Requirements

  • Three or more years of UX design experience. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience designing complex solutions for complete digital environments
  • Expertise in UX software such as InVision, UXPin, Balsamiq, Framer.js, Quartz Composer, and the like is a must. Basic HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills are a plus
  • Ability to work with clients to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet client needs and vision
  • Extensive experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions, and a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design
  • A solid grasp of user-centred design and testing methodologies, subsystems, and usability and accessibility concerns
  • Ability to iterate your designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and clients
  • A clear understanding of the importance of user-centred design
  • Be excited about collaborating and communicating closely with teams and other stakeholders
  • Be willing to help teammates, share knowledge and experience with them, and learn from them
  • Be open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism
  • Be passionate about all things UX and other areas of design and innovation
  • Research and showcase knowledge in the industry’s latest trends and technologies


Company benefits

  • Opportunity to work on some of the most exciting brands across the UK
  • 20 days holiday (+ 1 day for every year of service + time off over the Christmas period)
  • Company pension
  • Profit-share scheme
  • Great opportunities for progression for ambitious candidates
  • Regular training opportunities and industry events/conferences
  • Monthly socials: curling, trampolining, cocktail making, crazy golf and loads more
  • Office perks: cinema nights, office massages, beer fridge, PlayStation, weekly snacks, cake break


Application process

  • All applicants must have at least 3 years of hands-on experience, preferably within a fast-paced agency environment
  • Please provide a CV together with a link to your portfolio which should showcase recent examples of your work
  • If you are invited to interview, you will be expected to present examples of your work and to discuss the problems you were solving and the processes you went through