UI/UX Designer

Job Description

 

UI/UX Designer responsibilities include gathering user requirements, designing graphic elements and building navigation components. To be successful in this role, you should have experience with design software and wireframe tools.

Ultimately, you’ll create both functional and appealing features that address our clients’ needs and help us grow our customer base.

  1. Report to:

Head of Creative

  1. Responsibilities:
  • Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with clients, managers and our Web Development team
  • Illustrate design ideas using storyboards, process flows and sitemaps
  • Design graphic user interface elements, like menus, tabs and widgets
  • Build page navigation buttons and search fields
  • Develop UI mock-ups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how sites function and look like
  • Create original graphic designs (e.g., images, sketches and tables)
  • Prepare and present rough drafts to internal teams and key stakeholders
  • Identify and troubleshoot UX problems (e.g., responsiveness)
  • Conduct layout adjustments based on user feedback
  • Adhere to style standards on fonts, colours and images

 

  1. Requirements:
  • Proven work experience as a UI/UX Designer or similar role
  • Portfolio of design projects
  • Knowledge of wireframe tools (e.g., Wireframe.cc and InVision)
  • Up-to-date knowledge of design software like Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Adobe XD
  • BSc in Design, Computer Science or relevant field
  • Must understand the importance of visual hierarchy on a page.
  • Understand component-based design.
  • Have an understanding of how components work both on desktop and mobile devices (This includes hover states, transitions and mobile functionality)
  • Comfortable using a mobile-first approach to all website design
  • Have an idea of grid systems
  • Consider the importance of individual ‘feature’ design on sites
  • Have an understanding of how elements change when position is moved on-site (sticky top bars, image movements etc)
  • Support development with clear and considered design documentation
  • Consistent padding/margins/widths/heights on design elements
  • Understanding of accessibility standards in-line with WCAG requirements
  • Effectively demonstrate user flows

 

  1. Key Skills:
  • Team spirit; strong communication skills to collaborate with various stakeholders
  • Exceptional creativity and innovation
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • An understanding of the latest trends and their role within a commercial environment
  • Professional approach to time, costs and deadlines
  • Be proficient with spelling and grammar
  • Self-starter with a positive outlook
  • Passion for excellence
  • Remain calm under pressure
  • Willingly takes the initiative, consistently does more than is required and actively participates as part of a cross-functional team

 

 

 

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