Mid-to-Senior UX Designer
We are looking for a Mid-to-Senior UX Designer to join our friendly and talented team on a permanent basis.
You'll be tackling interesting challenges for a diverse range of clients to deliver research insights and considered design work that exceeds users’ expectations.
You'll be able to effectively devise and communicate ideas and solutions, both with our team and clients, where you'll demonstrate your passion for delivering great user experiences.
Ultimately, you'll be a champion for good design, advocating for best practices and high standards with both clients and other team members alike.
We value people from all backgrounds and provide a relaxed, creative and supportive environment to enable you to do your best work.
Where is it based?
We're flexible about location, but primarily you'll be based in one of our 2 offices, depending on what is most suitable for you and us.
- Farringdon, London
- Elstree, Hertfordshire
What you'll do:
- Attend client meetings to gather briefs and to communicate ideas clearly and effectively
- Facilitate collaborative workshops and design studios
- Conduct research using a variety of methods and be able to synthesise results from research into tangible insights and recommendations
- Define and map information architectures and user journeys
- Create, iterate and prototype testable design solutions
- Champion meeting user needs, even if it means challenging the brief or assumptions made
What are we looking for?
- In-depth knowledge of human centred design and usability heuristics
- Experience in designing responsive websites and applications
- Experience in creating, testing and iterating prototypes with stakeholders
- Experience in defining and testing information and content architectures
- Experience with conducting research and articulating outputs in a coherent, understandable formats
- Experience working with clients and setting/managing expectations
- Experience facilitating workshops or design studios
- Knowledge of accessibility standards and guidelines
Desirable Skills and Experience
- A design or research related degree
- Experience speaking about design at conferences or meetups
- Experience using Axure
- Experience using Sketch
- Experience using Keynote
- Understanding of HTML/CSS
What are the benefits?
- A competitive salary depending on skills and experience
- Family-friendly and flexible working hours and the ability to work remotely from time to time
- 30 days annual leave as standard (including bank holidays), along with 1 extra day for every year of service
- Pension contributions
- Private health insurance package
- Life insurance
- Budget for training and conferences to help you develop
- Support to grow in areas you're interested in, whether it's becoming a public speaker, or creating your own side-projects
- A laptop and a (discretional) mobile phone
- EMI share option scheme
- A welcoming and supportive work environment surrounded by a diverse team of creative and talented people
- As well as these universal benefits, we have a generous pot of flexible benefits that you can pick and choose from:
- Gym membership
- Childcare vouchers
- Cycle to work scheme
- Car leasing scheme
- Medical insurance upgrades
- Additional pension contributions
- Additional holidays
- Mental health and wellbeing support
- Discounts on everything from shopping to cinema
- Access to independent financial advice
Oh, and our coffee's pretty good too.
Sound good? How to apply...
Simply send us a short email to firstname.lastname@example.org, telling us why you'd be a great fit for this role, and a link to your CV and if you have one, your portfolio.