Senior UX/UI Designer

Salary: £28,000 to £38,000

Closing Date: 31st January 2021

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Location: Bristol, Cardiff or Remote (UK only)
Contract: Permanent

About You

If you’re someone who is looking to get stuck in with prototyping software and website products, based on research and aimed at driving true results for brands and users, then this could be the perfect role for you.

You’re ideal for this role if you’re an analytical and creative designer, able to identify commercial challenges, grasp user needs and solve problems.

We’re looking for someone to join the growing team at Illustrate Digital, someone who wants to get stuck in and help take us to the next level by producing industry-leading experience designs.

Working with the Illustrate Digital team will allow you to shape the user experience arm of our business, educate clients of the importance of UX and lead other team members in line with best practices.

When considering this role, some of the key traits/skills/experiences you may possess are: 

  • a proven career in UX/UI design or similar roles
  • experience with market research and user research
  • confidence when running workshops and communicating with stakeholders
  • familiarity with interaction design and information architecture
  • thriving when solving problems and making decisions to improve digital experiences
  • a drive to achieve results for clients
  • understanding product specifications and user psychology
  • can conduct concept and usability testing and gather feedback
  • being comfortable and constructive when delivering feedback to others
  • taking pride in your work and the team you’re a part of
  • maintaining social connection and good communication even virtually

About The Role

This is a key time in our growth therefore a great opportunity to shape the course of our business and UX approach in the years to come. 

As a senior UX designer at Illustrate Digital you’ll be responsible for researching, planning and producing user-focussed designs in collaboration with client stakeholders and our internal engineering teams. As a business with a passion for people, it’s important that all of the work we produce is focussed on providing only the very best experiences, and as leaders in our field we consider this role as critical to our success, future growth and overall reputation.

Working as part of the production team you’ll know how to deliver effective UX prototypes and UI mockups. These designed prototypes, using software such as Sketch, Figma and InVision, will allow us to benchmark against technical possibilities, real user requirements and guide us through to engineering high quality web products.

The best person for this role is someone who believes in the importance of doing things well, to a high standard and who would be keen to bring their experience and help implement new processes, creative ideas and innovative practices to help their teammates to succeed.

About Illustrate Digital

We came together to form Illustrate Digital through a common frustration with the bad habits and lack of craftsmanship we were noticing had started to give the web industry a bad name. We’d like nothing more than to put an end to the all too common pain points experienced by brands with other agencies. 

We’re here to be different, as an extension of a clients’ business, helping them to achieve their goals by sharing our expertise and backing them in driving to the next level.

Split across our offices in Bristol and Cardiff, as well a remote team across the UK, working as part of Illustrate Digital is a progressive and dynamic experience. We’re a social bunch who like to keep well connected and who thrive off a good amount of banter. Not forgetting to mention that we love producing great work that everyone on the team can be proud of.

Additional Benefits

Here are some of the perks and benefits of working with us:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Work from home or remotely
  • An extra day of holiday for your birthday
  • An extra week of holiday at Christmas
  • Apple computer equipment provided
  • Cycle Scheme available
  • Company pension included
  • Brilliant locations to work from in Bristol Temple Meads and Cardiff Bay
  • Free tea and coffee at our office locations
  • Lunch Club on Fridays (currently unavailable due to Covid restrictions)
  • Periodic days out for fun and team building and food (currently unavailable due to Covid restrictions)

How To Apply

If you’re keen to be interviewed for this role please apply via Indeed at the following address: https://www.indeed.co.uk/cmp/Illustrate-Digital/jobs