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Senior UI Designer | Ecommerce

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Jan 18, 2019

Kent/East Sussex borders

Permanent

Agent: Sarah E.

Job #: 142820

Salary: £35k

Job Description

UI/Visual designer looking for a role where you can be involved at all stages of UI design projects at a senior level. My client is an award winning e-commerce business who are achieving great success through their attention to understanding their customer through their marketing and brand vision and providing them with extraordinary digital design experiences. Working collaboratively with all the teams in the digital/marketing department you will be responsible for e-commerce UI journeys across the desktop and mobile devices. 

Your responsibilities will be split between managing your own tasks and helping the team deliver other UI design Projects. This involves (but is not limited to): collaborating with other stakeholders (UX, Editorial, Copy, Campaigns, Social, Projects etc.) planning timelines, running white wall/brainstorms, documenting and reporting on projects and process, presenting and justifying ideas to giving and directing feedback. 

Responsibilities of the Senior UI Designer:

 Take a user first approach, so that designs actively serve users on every device.

 Take the brief as a minimum and always try to improve design.

 Enhance designs with animation, to bring slick interactions to the screen along all user journeys.

 Own and manage designs throughout their lifecycle, pairing with developers to transform wireframes

and prototypes into functioning products.

 Your final designs, must be optimised at every point, from micro interactions to large scale features.

 Manage projects, and support team members on the delivery of their projects.

 

Essential Skills of the Senior UI Designer:

 A true passion for all things digital, self motivated, organised and accountable

 Strong understanding of core design skills; typography, colour and layout.

 Expert knowledge in Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Invision, and other prototyping software.

 An Art or Design based honours degree or equivalent

 Strong experience in designing transactional journeys

 Excellent communication skills and ability to rationalise design decisions with stakeholders and non-technical colleagues.

 Enthusiasm to learn new design technologies and methodologies.

 

Benefits:

Health care benefits

Staff discount

Local exercise and leisure benefits

Due to location you will be happy to commute or be based in Sussex/Kent area, there is parking available in the vicinity and a shuttle bus from the local stations 

Must haves for your application:

 A current and engaging CV

 A Portfolio, showcasing well presented and thought out case studies showcasing complex projects and prototypes that you have been heavily involved with, along with annotation for both web and mobile project

 

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