Senior UI/UX Designer

Job Type Permanent
Salary 56.000 gross per year
Reference 33192

Design Application:

  • The creation of visual mock-ups and storyboards.

  • Work to design briefs provided by the team lead or head of design or product team members.

  • Provide design briefs to other members of the team.

  • In depth understanding of different devices, their operating systems and interfaces.

  • Fully understands the archive and master art structure and how the libraries are built.

  • Identify potential needs for master design library training by means of workshops and/or one-on-one creative support whenever necessary.

  • Create Interface Graphics incl. wireframing based upon research and using appropriate templates, best practices and any data supplied.

  • Delivers graphical designs which meet the quality expectations of the design lead incl. stakeholders (internal & external) within the project deadline.

  • Effective & streamlined collaboration with PDMs, BAs, Developers, Team Lead and Head of Design to assess functionality and create flow charts and wireframes.

  • Continually conducts brand analysis and market research in line with the requirement set.

  • Ensures creative input and concept approval from PDMs, Head of Product Design and other Stakeholders (internally and externally).

  • Keep abreast of new developments/technology that could be utilised by the organisation to retain its competitive advantage.

  • Exact transferal of production designs from existing file formats to a new format. (e.g. PSD to XD).

  • Maintains brand integrity throughout the production process.

  • Ensures all creative files are layered and named correctly and components are structured correctly and logically.

  • Can identify all types bugs and recommend fixes/improvements

  • Communicates with and delivers an efficient service to all internal and external stakeholders.

  • Understands and enforces the practice of image optimization for production ready assets.

  • Attends SCRUM.

  • Assisting with the continual improvement of the design process incl. user testing.

User Testing

  • Drives the creation and facilitation of User Tests.

  • Presents User Testing Results to stakeholders internally and externally.

Coaching & Mentoring

  • Mentoring/Coaching of less experienced members of the team.

  • Provide guidance to less experienced team members on technical aspects where required.

  • Provides user testing training to less experienced members of the team.

Technical Skills & Experience

  • Experience of working within the UI/UX industry.

  • A strong understanding of the product deployment cycle and the dependencies and requirements at key development phases (e.g Refinement, Design, Iteration, Development & Testing).

  • Highly proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite, preferably:

  • Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe XD & After Effects incl. their workflows and best practices.

  • Experienced at using Apple and Windows based software/hardware.

  • Have a strong understanding of CSS/HTML5 in order to advise on changes to developers.

  • In depth knowledge of UI/UX design incl design patterns and best practices.

  • A strong understanding of how responsive design works both inside graphical packages but also within the HTML/CSS.

  • Knowledge of source control tools i.e. SVN, Git etc.

  • Relevant qualification or related experience in the Design Industry.

  • Strong ability to demonstrate working within the UI/UX Industry.

  • Strong understanding of how to set up, analyse and presenting findings from user testing.

  • Demonstrable knowledge of the different types of user testing and their methodologies and when to use them.

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