UX/UI Designer

Recruiter
Concept Resourcing
Location
Knutsford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Jan 2022
Closes
16 Jan 2022
Sectors
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
UX/UI Designer - Knutsford - 100% onsite - Salary Neg

Location: Knutsford, Cheshire, United Kingdom.
Salary: my client pay's excellent salaries above the normal market level, and this is always determined based on your individual skills and contribution.
Income protection: full pay for first 6 months of incapacity followed by 75% of salary plus pension contribution.
Private medical insurance (Bupa).
Holidays: 25 days plus public holidays.
Working hours: Core hours are 9am to 5pm, with flexibility to start any time between 8am and 9.30am.

About you


You come from a technical background as someone who may have started their career as a developer or programmer but have taken a keen interest into all things UX. You are a UX Designer whose career demonstrates technical experience, as well as a strong portfolio of visual design and problem solving using UX methodologies and principles. You thrive in a hands-on design role in a highly collaborative flat team environment.

That Means:

  • You have a good understanding of technical concepts.
  • You are a strong visual communicator.
  • You are naturally organized with great time management skills.
  • You have the ability to adapt within fast paced agile environments.
  • You are humble and open to constructive feedback.
  • You are always looking for ways to improve your knowledge and skills .
Key responsibilitiesOur designers are pivotal to the success of our product teams, working alongside highly experienced software developers and product experts. This means that you will be involved in a wide variety of activities, including:
  • Modernization, research and design of future generations of our product.
  • Working alongside the product team to define customer needs through bringing a design influence.
  • Designing simple, elegant, data-driven, user-centric experiences that will delight our customers.
  • Helping to shape the product strategy and vision, bringing your insight and expertise from a design perspective.
  • Extensive and thorough user research with the primary responsibility of bringing forward new findings and learning to influence design decisions.
  • Conducting user testing to validate all design solutions.
  • Producing high quality sketches, wireframes and mock-ups at various degrees of fidelity.
  • Collaborating closely with development teams during the prototyping and building of UI components.
Essential skills
  • Strong technical background and knowledge - comfortable having highly technical conversations with developers and customers.
  • Full-stack, cross-platform design experience, from discovery to design, through to building and delivering an exceptional product.
  • Previous experience modernizing the design for a desktop application and understanding the challenges and opportunities that go with it.
  • Ability to keep the customer at the heart of everything you do. Validating your ideas with data and customer research to build products that will delight the user.
  • Exposure or experience with working in a cross-functional agile team solving complex user problems and evolving your design in rapid iterations to meet changing requirements.
  • Experience using design tools such as Figma, Sketch, Axure, XD.
  • Experience with moderating user testing and conducting interviews.
  • Experience using user story techniques.
  • A depth of hands-on experience with various UX methods such as empathy mapping or customer journey mapping.
  • Good understanding of interaction design, including common UI patterns.
  • Experience in creating user personas.
  • A healthy understanding of accessibility standards.
  • Proven ability to multi-task and deliver continuous, incremental value to the team.
  • Self-motivate with the ability to adapt quickly, forming outstanding and innovative ideas.

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