Flexible (Full-Time / Part-Time)
We are looking for an experienced UX designer who will ensure that the user experience for individuals using our website and/or software application is as efficient and pleasurable as possible. You'll be involved in the design of digital products and services for end users and will need to understand motivations.
As a UX designer, you'll typically need to:
to create effective and compelling screen-based experiences for websites or apps
propose and sketch out a range of visual concepts both on paper and using software applications
create user personas, user journeys and site maps
work on cross-platform applications to develop user experiences covering mobile phones, tablets and computers
work collaboratively with other designers, product design and development teams, business analysts, engineers and project managers
ensure design standards, guidelines and best practices are adhered to
ensure that all colleagues in the organisation have an understanding of UX design practices
attend meetings to discuss and review progress on the project
identify areas for improvement
redesign websites to make them more responsive
redesign or create mobile apps that are easy to use and configured appropriately for smartphones and tablets
keep up to date with technological innovations and new tools
You'll need to have:
excellent problem-solving skills
to be a concept thinker with a keen visual awareness and willingness to learn specialist programmes
an interest in, and knowledge of, coding and design principles
effective communication skills
empathy with the customer so that you can understand what they want from the website/app
excellent written communication skills, with an eye for detail
design and spatial skills to gauge the usability of the website or application
an aptitude for using a logical, step-by-step approach to ensure designs are user friendly and simple for end users
a high level of concentration and resilience to stay focused on a project to the end and meet client deadlines
an open, flexible and adaptable mindset to cope with a rapidly changing set of tasks in an area of emerging, new technologies
the ability to relate well to other professionals and work in a specialist team
a willingness to keep up to date with software applications and new techniques in a rapidly changing profession.
Working hours are normally 9am to 5pm. You may need to work occasional evenings and weekends, if you're working on something for which there is an approaching deadline.
Part-time work is possible. Flexible working hours may also be available.
Work requires spending the majority of your time at a computer.
We offer competitive salary and an enviable environment and culture.
Does this sound interesting? Our extremely talented, passionate, friendly group is looking to add yet another extremely talented, passionate, friendly colleague. Apply for this opportunity, and the team would love to get on a call with you to discuss further.
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