UX UI Designer

Posted 12 May 2023
Salary £45000 - £55000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Contact NameLiam Barnett

Job description

Do you want to work for a historic and well renowned event and entertainment organisation, with a wealth of industry knowledge, respect and users? A business that are at the beginning of their digital transformation, creating an exciting opportunity for new product and design innovation, through UCD.

Role: UI/UX designer

Location: Central London, 2 days a week

Pay: Permanent position, salary £45-55,000 plus bens

Bio: to drive the optimisation of the user experience and user interface designs of our various digital platforms. The role will be instrumental in the transition of the business into a digital and consumer-first organisation with data-driven and user-centric strategies at its core. The UI/UX Designer will play a key part in delivering our omnichannel eCommerce vision, created to support our global growth ambitions.

Main responsibilities:

  • Fully embedded into the product delivery team and actively contributing to feature delivery
  • Bring the best practices of UX research and implement them together with the Product Managers and Engineering team
  • Work with the Product team in achieving business outcomes by designing effective user experiences across customer-facing and internal web and mobile applications
  • Analyse product requirements and communicate your design thinking through high-quality UI/UX design solutions, wireframes, visual and graphic designs, flow diagrams, storyboards, site maps, and prototypes
  • Present alternatives and justify design decisions where necessary, both to customers and to delivery teams
  • Collaborate with engineers to apply insights from user cohort & A/B testing to inform decisions about feature selection & design
  • Leverage both qualitative and quantitative data in making design decisions
  • Run workshops with key internal stakeholders; participate in user research, competitive product analysis and data analysis
  • As the first designer, you'll set the tone and direction for design; create design briefs, style guides, design processes, and visual targets that support an overall vision
  • Define and formalise our design standards, and grow and scale our design tools and processes so we keep rapidly shipping features

Useful experience:

  • Extensive experience in product design as a UI/UX Designer
  • A proven track record designing customer-facing products like websites and apps, as demonstrated in your portfolio
  • Strong attention to craft and an ability to communicate visual and interaction recommendations with rapid mockups and prototypes
  • Pragmatic and agile approach to building out experiences
  • Skills to wrangle vague problems, propose innovative solutions, and execute them with a strong focus on metrics
  • Demonstrable experience doing user research in collaboration with Product Managers
  • Experience designing user tests and adapting to feedback to improve the usability
  • Experience creating UX fundamentals (User Personas, User Journeys, Jobs to be done)
  • Ability to connect designs with the business outcomes
  • Proficient with tools like Figma, Sketch, Zeplin, Adobe, and inVision
  • Scale up / start up experience would be a bonus
  • Experience in building Figma Design Systems would be a bonus