UX Designer - Manchester

Location
Manchester, Manchester
Salary
£22,000 - £32,000 per annum
Posted
01 Feb 2018
Closes
01 Mar 2018
Ref
1484546
Sectors
IT, Programming
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position: UX Designer
Location: Manchester
Salary: £22,000- £32,000 per annum
Job type: Permanent

As a rapidly growing customer experience (CX) agency, we need you to help us build exciting digital experiences for our clients, locally and globally. We’re searching for a talented UX Designer and we’re hoping that someone is you.

About you
You’ve got several years agency experience under your belt. You’re excited about building brilliant digital experiences that surprise clients and delight users; balancing psychology, technology and design.
Comfortable building wireframes and prototypes from scratch, as well as responding to detailed briefs; you have pragmatic, hands-on experience and a strong knowledge of trends and technologies.

What you'll do
Working across a collaborative and multidisciplinary team you will be critical in how we produce, create and design digital experiences.
From the beginning, you’ll be involved in creating modular, scalable wireframes and mockups that creatively apply consistent interface patterns across a variety of use cases and device types, including desktop, tablet and mobile.
As part of a specialised and dedicated project team, you’ll be integral; shaping the direction of the company's design direction, and helping to continually improve and optimise the designs and techniques we use. You'll work alongside highly experienced developers and designers with plenty of opportunities to learn. We’ll also give you the time ( and funds ) to develop your own skills independently, with training courses and conferences to ensure you grow alongside us.

The Requirements
Essentials
2+ years commercial experience in an agency environment
Understanding of UX principles
Skilled in using Adobe CC (particularly Photoshop and Illustrator).
Proficient with UX Design tools (e.g. Visio, Balsamiq) and interactive prototyping tools (e.g. InVision, Adobe Xd, Sketch).
Comfortable designing responsive websites, applications and web apps.
Experience of insight and data-driven design including A/B testing, user research, interviews and Analytics.
Please provide a portfolio of your work

Good to have
A working knowledge of HTML and CSS
Well versed in Lean/Agile practices

Our offer to you
Competitive salary, bonuses and pension plan. Salary will be dependent on your level of experience.
Training and personal development budget
Great office in central Manchester (bottomless coffee, cakes and biscuits)
Weekly team breakfasts
Flexible working
Rapid progression in a growing team
Please note that applications without appropriate portfolios will not be considered.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Non-negotiable skills:
2 years + commercial experience in an agency environment
Strong portfolio - please don't submit candidates without it.

KEY SKILLS:
2 years + in an agency environment

If you have further inquiries about this role, please don't hesitate to contact our office at: 020--3371--7671

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