UX/UI Designer

Expiring today

Recruiter
Colossus Associates Limited
Location
Birmingham
Salary
50000.00 - 60000.00 GBP Annual + Benefits: Excellent
Posted
15 Jun 2017
Expires
23 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
UX/UI Designer

One of Birmingham`s success stories is looking to grow their technology operations team with a key hire.

A company who pride themselves on immaculate products in terms of look, feel and functionality, they are a fantastic platform for any developer/designer to blossom. As a result of multiple new clients won, they are now looking for a UX/UI Designer who will work as part of a small team.

This is a highly technically innovative team building an industry leading mobile-first SaaS platform on an AWS cloud-based microservice architecture, so your familiarity with this kind of environment would be invaluable.

REQUIREMENTS

Must have:

- Excellent communication skills, able to express UX and design to both business stakeholders and software engineers;

- Deep understanding of what constituents a great user experience, going far beyond the basics of visual page design and including the whole user journey;

- Proficiency with wireframing/prototyping tools such as Sketch, Balsamiq, Figma, etc.

- Be totally comfortable with a rapidly evolving environment;

- Excellent user research and requirements gathering skills;

- Willingness to roll sleeves up and contribute in whatever way is needed to make sure the features you have designed reach and delight their audience;

- A clear understanding of agile software development projects and life-cycles;

- Ability to thrive in a cross-functional team on business critical projects.

Nice to have:

- Experience designing for highly scalable SaaS web applications;

- Experience of usability testing, A/B testing, etc;

- Experience with Jira, Asana, GitHub and Google Apps;

- Travel industry experience or exposure.