Junior UX/UI Designer - Nottingham

£25k increasing to £26k after probation - Design & UX
Ref: 670 Date Posted: Friday 28 May 2021
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Suitable for: Graduate UI Designer or UX Designer with Adobe Xd experience

Location: Nottingham

Salary: £25K Start (Increase to £26k following probation, after 1 year service £27,500 and after 2 years’ service £30k)

Our client is looking for a highly competent, self-motivated and organised Junior UX Designer / UI Designer to underpin and support their UX team. The successful candidate will have a pixel perfect eye for detail and strong organisational skills.

Ideally the candidate will have experience working in agile teams, with developers and UX designers. Strengths in documentation and organisation are essential and to be self-motivated. You should be conversant primarily with Adobe Xd, but a good working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, Invision (and more) would also be useful. The ability to sketch, paper-prototype and create simple wireframes would be a bonus.

Experience/Skills Required:

  • Min 12 months experience as Junior or Graduate UX Designer, UI Designer, Interaction Designer, Digital Designer or similar
  • A degree or equivalent work experience in a related field, such as Interaction Design, Product Design, Industrial Design, Graphic Design, Human-Computer Interaction
  • Experience and/or knowledge of agile/scrum development processes
  • Experience and/or knowledge of JIRA / Kanban and Confluence systems
  • Ability to generate layout / iconography / and typography to a consistently high standard
  • A good eye for consistency of UX patterns and workflows across multiple devices and operating systems
  • Ability to meet deadlines and remain calm under pressure
  • Ability to follow creative direction whilst also thinking outside the box
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects, with timelines from the immediate to the long term
  • Familiarity with the principles of user-centred design
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills

The Role:

As UI Designer / UX Designer you will be responsible for:

  • Upkeep and organization of the UX team’s ‘component’ library (in Adobe Xd)
  • As part of the UX team, develop and enforce the design standards of layout / iconography / and typography through documentation (Confluence and otherwise)
  • Translate sketches, wireframes and flat graphics into interactive prototypes (in Adobe Xd)
  • Learn to understand user needs, tasks, goals and translate them into clickable wireframes and prototypes
  • Develop prototypes for internal validation and demonstration of concepts to clients (ranging from low-fidelity sketches to high-fidelity digital mock-ups)
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with the various agile development teams

Full Job description is available on request

To apply:  Please follow the online application process and upload your CV, in Word format

Please note: You must be eligible to work in the UK for your application to be considered (sorry, our client is unable to offer sponsorship).  Due to large numbers of applications, unfortunately we cannot provide detailed feedback to everyone, however, if you wish to find out how your application is progressing please call or e-mail the office and someone will help you / get back to you.

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