UI Lead

Location Ipswich
Job Type Permanent
Salary £80,000
Reference 33261

About the job

To contribute and lead the UI/UX team in conjunction with the UI/UX Team Lead on bullet proof web-based prototype development, storybook development and maintenance, we are seeking an experienced UI Development Team Lead. This person will work closely with design on the improvement of the Sportsbook interface and player experience to meet the needs of our stakeholders along with day-to-day managerial roles of the reporting lines.

The right candidate will continually develop own skill set and mentor UI Developer team members within the team. Implement new technologies based upon a strong understanding of new technologies and their benefits. Learn, understand, and implement new technologies that could be utilized by the company to retain its competitive advantage.

Key Deliverables

  • Develop and implement complex software modules under the instruction of the Head of Product.

  • Design and in collaboration with the UI/UX Team Lead, UI/UX Designers or PO’s.

  • Maintenance, bug fixing and enhancement of existing prototype software.

  • Write and maintain technical documentation of both proposed and existing prototype software.

  • Testing of software planned and implemented during prototyping phase.

  • Accurately translate visual mock-ups/storyboards into useable, web-based components.

  • Strong web-based software development/programming abilities in relevant technologies.

  • Ability to connect to APIs and translate the results into data driven prototypes.

  • Strong understanding and ability to apply relevant new technologies available.

  • A solid understanding of mobile devices, their operating systems and interfaces.

  • Understand the full cycle of the software development process and responsibility for enhancing to suit the needs of the business.

  • Driving the implementation of new prototype features to be tested in the live client, allowing data analysis.

  • Strong understanding of building multi-variant features under A/B hooks to allow for user testing.

  • Regular weekly meetings with the Head of Product Design to discuss team and product direction.

  • Conduct 6 monthly performance reviews, documents the results and maintains a portfolio of evidence for each team member.

  • Participates in the recruitment of new UI Developers when necessary.

  • Maintaining the backlog of work and distributing this accordingly to the correct skillset within the team.

  • Peer reviews code written by other UI Developers along with the ability to give constructive, concise feedback.

  • Train & advice less experienced members of the UI Developer team on developing multi-variant prototypes based upon best practices for User Testing.

Technical Skills & Experience

  • Expert understanding and working knowledge of relevant web technologies (e.g. React/Storybook/Chromatic/JavaScript/HTML5/CSS3).

  • Experienced in iterative/agile (e.g. SCRUM) and more traditional

  • (e.g. Waterfall) methodologies.

  • Strong knowledge and practical experience of source control tools

  • such as SVN, Git etc.

  • Excellent understanding of React and other development

  • frameworks like Vue, Blazer and Angular or any other relevant technologies.

  • Good working knowledge of the Adobe Suite incl. Photoshop,

  • Illustrator, XD etc.

  • Accurately translate designs through the relevant creative program

  • within the Adobe suite.

What we offer

  • Defined contribution pension scheme

  • Company’s Life Assurance

  • Private Healthcare

  • Discretionary Company bonus linked to performance

  • Referral bonus scheme

  • Restaurant allowance

  • A Wellness allowance or gym membership

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing for each complete year until a maximum of 30 days is reached

  • Entertainment budget

  • Continuous training and development opportunities

  • Social events- internal and external events to suit everyone

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