UX / UI Designer

Central London
PAYE £390 per day / £101,400 pa pro-rata
Start date:
August 2021
Posted By:
Judy Yebuah
12-month contract

Job Description:


Our client is looking for a hybrid UX Designer with UI and visual design experience to oversee and direct the work of a small team of designers to develop a best-in-class visual design experience for a global brand.

This role will be worked on-site in the client’s offices in Central London. 

This role will be paid on a PAYE basis, and you'll be entitled to 20 days paid holiday, plus bank holidays, per year, pro-rata.

The Team:

This UX design team focuses on one of the client’s brands while also working on shared experiences across all their traveller facing brands. The team are heavily involved in shaping how travellers search and shop for vacation rentals. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with a cross-functional team of product managers, business analysts, visual designers, design technologists, and developers to produce compelling and fun experiences for customers

  • Improve and document current working practices, products, and technologies

  • Define, categorise, and organise content

  • Create multiple solutions to a single design problem and iterate to a single (or so) final design

  • Create specifications, as needed, including site maps, flow diagrams, state transition diagrams, wireframes, and interactive prototypes

  • Provide recommendations on ongoing product strategy based on qualitative and quantitative data

  • Coordinate or execute user research efforts, e.g., interviews, usability testing, and surveys, as needed

  • Work collaboratively with design, content, technology, business owners, and other teams to identify opportunities for innovation, growth, and efficiency

  • Ensure that all deliverables meet the requirements of the business

  • Prepare and share project and/or design presentations to the extended EI organisation

  • Rationalise design decisions to stakeholders and peers

  • Support the execution of the product development roadmap and other initiatives

  • Provide insights on where user needs are not being met at the feature level

  • Ensure the ongoing training and development of direct reports

  • Keep the team informed of industry trends, best practices, comparative and competitive reviews, and evolving technologies

About You:

  • You’ll have 5-8 years of experience in a hands-on UX/UI or Visual Design role

  • You’ll be a self-starter and creative problem solver who can take a problem and run with it

  • A team player and strong communicator, able to build relationships with senior leaders

  • An understanding of UX Discovery - following user-centred design principles

  • Experience in diagramming, design, and prototyping tools such as Figma


You will need to apply with your CV & portfolio for consideration. 

*Next steps will be shared with shortlisted candidates asap!

PLEASE NOTE: We are currently receiving a large number of applications for job roles, so please ensure your skills are relevant before applying. Bear with us, as going through applications will take longer than usual. We are unable to reply to unsuccessful candidates due to the overwhelming volume. We appreciate your patience and understanding.

Client Description:

Our Client is a global leader in travel, driven by the core belief that travel is a positive force that enables people to build connections and experience the world. Their products and tech solutions also cover media solutions, affiliate marketing and corporate travel. 


We want to make a world of difference, so it matters to us that we hire differently. Aquent is dedicated to improving inclusivity and is proudly an equal opportunities employer.