UI/UX Designer

09 Jun 2021
06 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Vitality, UI/UX Designer, Bournemouth, GBPCompetitive + Bonus + Benefits, 12-Month Maternity Cover

We're the UK insurer and investment provider that rewards people for positive lifestyle choices. With 1.25m+ UK members and more than 25m globally, we're out to make the world a healthier, happier place.

That applies as much to our people as it does to our members. So, as well as a highly competitive pay package, you'll enjoy: Free places to Vitality sponsored run events, online fitness classes and wellbeing workshops, competitions to win tickets to top-flight sporting events, health checks and access to our full range of partners and rewards.

It's what we call offering shared value, because a healthy, happy team is good for us, good for our members and good for you.

As our UI/UX Designer, you'll get the benefits our members enjoy, including:

- Our award-winning private Vitality Health insurance + wellness incentive programme

- Access to The Vitality Programme - Apple Watch, Waitrose and Partners, Garmin, Amazon Prime, Champneys Spa days, Rakuten TV and half-price gym memberships to name a few!

- Personal health fund + Life Assurance

- Stakeholder Pension Plan with employer contribution

- 25 days annual leave + Bank holidays + option to buy and sell 5 more

- Flexible benefits package

- Internal incentives, competitions, and awards - a chance to win football and sports tickets or even be in with a chance to have a holiday of a lifetime

- A genuine opportunity to grow and establish a long-term career

As our UI/UX Designer, you will design and shape unique, user-centric products and experiences. You'll be able to make deliberate design decisions and to translate any given user-experience journey into a smooth and intuitive interaction.

Responsibilities as our UI/UX Designer will include:

- Being a great team player and collaborating closely with developers, copywriters and UX designers

- Creating, improving and using wireframes, prototypes, style guides, user flows, and effectively communicating your interaction ideas using any of these methods

- Presenting and defending your design decisions. All your design decisions should be based on the overall product roadmap as well as your own design thinking and fundamental principles (i.e. color theory, visual weight, etc)

- Continually keeping yourself and your design team updated with the latest changes in your industry's standards

- Working closely with Product Management, Product Owners, Creative Director and the Design Team to ensure brand guidelines and UX principles are adhered to

What we are looking for in our ideal UI/UX Designer:

- Experience of working in agile teams with developers, UX designers and copywriters

- An innovation-driven individual with the ability to work quickly and think outside the box

- Demonstrable experience and a proven track record in design

- A strong portfolio that can be presented and defended during interview

- Hands-on experience creating wireframes, prototypes, storyboards, user flows etc

- Experience using tools such as Figma, Miro, Photoshop, Sketch, Illustrator, InVision

- Experience designing responsive websites, iOS apps and Android apps

- Strong experience working with Design Systems

- An understanding of basic front-end languages: HTML5, CSS3 Javascript

- Creative ideas with a problem-solving mindset

- Experience working in an agile/scrum development process

- Openness to receiving objective criticism and improving upon it

Closing Date: Wednesday 30th June 2021

Working for Vitality, you'll experience an exciting mix of creativity and innovation, within a framework of challenging objectives and a passion for delivering the best.

Our people are chosen for their skills, knowledge, enthusiasm, and attitude but above all, their belief that anything can be achieved.

If you feel you have the skills and experience to become our UI/UX Designer, then please click 'apply' today

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