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UI Designer - Glasgow

Information Technology - Information Technology
Ref: 515 Date Posted: Sunday 12 Nov 2017
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UI Designer - c£Excellent plus benefits - Glasgow

Our client, a large and rapidly expanding IT Consulting Group urgently requires to appoint an experienced UI Designer to their team.  Major new projects are forthcoming and the team require additional support for what will be a long-term period of growth for the business.

Over the last 18 months they have been building out their UI capability and proposition and integrating it into our Enterprise Agile methodology. They take a Design Thinking approach, but their unique selling point is that, unlike many newly formed digital offerings, their UIwork is grounded in more than 20 years of hard-earned experience delivering enterprise scale technology solutions. They bridge the gap between good design and high quality software engineering.

To join the team you must have experience as a UI Designer, either internally within a large organisation or a leading consultancy.

The successful candidate will therefore be expected to help shape the UI proposition. They are looking for high-energy, user-driven and ambitious consultants who want to contribute to the growth of this key capability. You will be passionate about good user design!

Engagement Types

As a UI Designer you will undertake a range of consulting activities across various sectors; financial services, commodities, government, retail, healthcare, media and more. You will be responsible for user research, information architecture, interaction design and usability testing or work with other team members to deliver.

You will deliver great user experiences through interfaces that are ‘on-message’ for the client, easy to use, attractive, appealing and user centric. Using your design experience, you will focus on excellent user experiences and interfaces. Much of the solution delivery work that they do as a group involves business-critical, enterprise applications at the heart of their client’s businesses. Their UI Designers work on projects of a range of sizes to deliver solutions that are optimised to the needs of the workforce. Therefore, a pragmatic approach to delivery is required to deliver an exceptional end product or service.

Engagements may be delivered from their offices or at one of their client office locations - an element of travel is part of the job.

Responsibilities

  • Understand user needs and how to design services and applications that meet them
  • Deliver dynamic, high quality user flows and interfaces across a range of client websites and mobile apps
  • Create and iterate prototypes to test and communicate ideas
  • Work with user researchers and front-end developers to turn concepts into user-centred services
  • Keep up to date with the latest UI design and usability trends and techniques that deliver both user and business value
  • Conduct UI design and usability competitor analysis and reports
  • Assist and offer guidance with the creation of wireframes, mock ups and final designs that are deployable across a multitude of devices

In addition to project delivery responsibilities all of their staff get involved in initiatives to support our continuous improvement objectives, including:

Skillset

  • 3+ years experience as a UI Designer is preferred.
  • Strong working knowledge of the latest digital design software packages (Sketch, Adobe CS)
  • Strong understanding of the latest UI design techniques, tools and terminology
  • Demonstrable experience of wireframing and prototyping tools (Omnigraffle, Axure, InVision)
  • A strong portfolio that demonstrates a range of UI design techniques (conceptual work is acceptable) across web and mobile
  • Experience with HTML, CSS and jQuery
  • An understanding of UI best practice around accessibility/enhanced digital requirements
  • Experience with motion/video would be a big bonus
  • Experience of testing your designs with users would be a big bonus
  • Degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Industrial or Graphic Design, or related field would be a bonus