#168655

UI Designer in Leeds

Location:
Leeds (Must be UK based)
Salary:
28K - 44k (dependant on experience)
Start date:
ASAP
Posted By:
Andrew Zdunek
Date:
03/06/2021
Duration:
Permanent - Full Time

Job Description:

The role: We are looking for a UI Designer join our lively and dynamic Experience Design team based in our Leeds office, with flexibility to work remotely.

Are you our next star player?

Our team is formed of both UI Designers and UX Architects, and we work closely together to deliver best-in-class, user-led solutions within our Platform Product. We work to build and run the most critical, strategic projects at the heart of the world’s largest public online gaming business, with funding and opportunities to match our huge ambition. These products are ultimately used by millions around the world, allowing you to build on your career so far and learn new tech skills to tackle problems that only exist at this scale. You can expect to work in a dynamic, collaborative, transparent, non-hierarchical culture, where like-minded people thrive in a fast-paced, results driven type of organisation.

Why we need you?

You will cover our rapidly evolving multi-channel products, and occasionally work on exciting
projects outside of the agile workflow.

Participate in regular innovation sessions, product reviews, and design sprints.

You will be responsible for your own projects, taking ownership for both consistency and UI
elevation.

Work closely with UX team to ensure all of your output is centred on our customers, and
ultimately providing them with the best experience possible.

You will build successful relationships with fellow designers, our research and insights teams,
product managers, marketing executives, developers, business analysts and solutions
architects.

Work with other members of the UI team to implement and maintain our design system,
striving to bring value and big-picture to thinking to this extensive project.

Share knowledge those around you, both inside and outside of the team, on UI standard
methodologies, new developments… anything that can inspire and insight positive change!

Who we’re looking for?

You will have 3+ years of experience working primarily in UI Design, with digital products and
native applications.

A true passion for creating meaningful experiences which really fill the needs of the people
who use them.

You will have an understanding of the principals, methodology and practices of visual design

You are a natural collaborator, with proven hands-on experience in a team working
environment.

You believe in products being accessible to everyone, and this is at the core of your own
design principles and process.

You’re always striving for consistency as part of your design process, and understand why
this is so important for exceptional branded product experiences.

You have experience working with UI pattern libraries and design systems, and appreciate
their role in creating a cohesive product.

You have experience in interaction design, and an appreciation for the tactile nature of using
a product.

You are empathetic, open-minded and hardworking, with strong communication skills and
experience dealing first-hand with clients or partners.

You ensure communicating to the user through motion is at the core of your design methodology, and the ability to translate your vision using motion tools is second nature.

You have an understanding of core UX principles and research methods.

You have knowledge of the latest visual design stack including Figma, Zeplin and Adobe

Creative suite, as well as experience using Microsoft Office and tools such as Jira and Confluence.

At the moment, we are working home-first until at least 1st September 2021. Before this date you will not be required to spend any time in the office, even if it has re-opened, unless you choose to do
so. There will still be flexibility to work between home and office once things return to normal.

What’s in it for you?

Our experience-based salaries are competitive. Plus, there’s a discretionary annual performance
bonus. And we provide advice and dedicated assistance to those moving to Leeds.

Your package will include:

health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the
same address)

the option to join our company pension scheme

looking to extend your family? You will receive a cash gift of £1,000 for your new addition whilst working for us

discounted gym membership

in-house training and development to develop your skills, progressing your career

free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks in the office

social events; including our sensational summer and Christmas parties.

What happens next?

If you’re what we’re looking for, next up will be a phone interview. And if that goes well, we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.

Please note we cannot accept general applications; this inbox is just for providing support to those who need it.