A global financial company requires a UX Designer / Product Designer to join an expanding team collaborating to design and develop a suite of tools and platforms used by over 4000 global staff and its customers.
The team require a talented UX designer who can aid in the crafting of exceptional user experiences, whilst aiding the evolution of the company’s styles framework. The ideal candidate will possess solid visual skills and a have keen eye for detail – both in terms of the visual aesthetic; and for interaction and behavior.
Due to the subject matter of the projects the candidate will be working on, strong mathematical aptitude and problem solving skills are a must.
The role will involve the creation of both high and low definition wireframes, user flows and prototypes, whilst also interfacing with other key stakeholders on the development team to ensure the final product is of the highest possible standard. This is a role that is best suited to a designer who wants ownership of a product, and understands responsibility doesn’t cease at the delivery of approved mock-ups.
As a designer joining the team you will be responsible for:
·Working with other project and business stakeholders in the creation of designs from the macro requirements of an entire applications; too individual features contained within them; and at a micro level the subtle interactions of an individual component.
·Creating high and low definition wireframes, interactive prototypes and visual documentation according to project requirements.
·Influencing user research, and the evaluation of user feedback for consideration into future application functionality and evolution.
·Helping promote the UX design guidelines, best practices and standards
·Being the voice of the user, ensuring the business takes their needs into consideration
More about you:
Hitting the ground running, day one you will have:
·Demonstrable experience working on data-heavy, enterprise level applications with a portfolio that displays not just the final product; but the design process explored whilst working to find the eventual solution.
·A tenacious approach to the design process, approaching requirements conceptually, visually and with a view to the experience across a broad range of screen sizes.
·An obsession with delivering the best possible solution, whilst working with an open mind-set and adaptable attitude to cope with changing requirements the business needs to make to adjust to market conditions.
·A compulsion to safeguard even the minutest of visual details and nuances are adhered too, ensuring the end user experience is exactly as designed.
·Be a positive and confident communicator, with the skills and an ability to both influence and negotiate with a variety of business stakeholders.
·Proficiency with industry accepted prototyping tools and workflows. Whilst our development team are heavy windows users, the design team prefer Mac’s and use a combination of Adobe Illustrator and Sketch on desktop; and InVision, UXPin and Zeplin in the browser.
Desirable but not mandatory:
·Exposure to HTML/CSS development
·A familiarity with the marine industry