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Junior UI/UX Designer

Wi5

Description

As the only in-house UI/UX Designer of a fast-growing tech start-up, you will be responsible for turning ideas into perfectly executed product prototypes and features for Wi5’s Order & Pay web-based solution, whilst also creating beautiful bespoke user interfaces across multiple projects simultaneously.


Culture & Values

  • We generate positive impact at scale.
  • We’re looking for bold, confident, friendly and positive people that will bring enthusiasm and passion to work each day.
  • We prioritise, whilst always striving for ‘as soon as possible’.
  • We encourage responsibility and autonomy.
  • We’re incredibly supportive of one another, always mindful to show integrity and respect.
  • We’re sociable and looking for people who’ll become active members of our community.

Requirements

  • The rapid production of high-fidelity prototypes, through the customisation of any of our core Products to be true to the Brand of each of our business customers, up to a handful per week.
  • Gathering and evaluating user requirements, in collaboration with our Product and Engineering teams, including the adjustment of specs and deliverables to meet product requirements and limitations.
  • Illustrating design ideas using storyboards, process flows, user journeys and personas.
  • Working with the Product, Engineering and Delivery teams to bring new product features to life
  • Working closely to and receive mentoring from our (external) Senior UI/UX designer
  • Sometimes working as a UX Researcher and utilise a variety of testing techniques to inform and validate the direction of your design.
  • Keep abreast of competitors’ products and industry trends.

Skills & Experience

  • Demonstrable work experience as a UI/UX Designer.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills make you adept at working to tight deadlines.
  • Passionate about all things design, with the ability to demonstrate this through your work and when communicating with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Constantly looking to hone your design instinct through user feedback, whether through hands-on user research or designing options for multi-variant testing.
  • Proficient in industry standard tools for producing designs, assets and clickable prototypes; including Sketch and Principle.
  • Fluent in current UX best practice and usability principles, interaction and UI design trends.
  • Good understanding of front-end development to inform high quality, implementable solutions. N.B. Programming skills are not a requirement, but certainly beneficial.
  • Confident in presenting and promoting your ideas, thinking and design processes to a wider team, both across Product and Engineering, even with strong-willed and fast-paced teams

Benefits

We want to ensure team members are comfortable, creative and happy; we’ve curated a market-leading benefits package, including:

  • Mission, spot and company-wide bonuses
  • Flexible working hours (core hours of 10am-4pm)
  • Unlimited paid holiday
  • Generous maternity and paternity leave
  • Share options through an EMI scheme
  • Sick pay and long term illness cover
  • Life assurance cover
  • Critical illness cover
  • Private medical insurance
  • Health cash plan for dental, optics, etc.
  • Training budget
  • Career progression planning
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