Senior UI Designer (for design agency)

Job Added: 05 March 2020
Applications Close: 04 April 2020
Level: Senior
Contract: Full Time
Based: London
Salary: £55,000 to £55,000
Twitter: @hellomavis_

We are looking for a confident and versatile senior level UI Designer with a mix of digital and brand experience. You will be joining an exciting East London based digital design agency who are growing steadily, working with amazing brands and opening offices globally.

They are looking for someone with a visually inventive folio of fresh work showing well-crafted UI Design and beautiful typography. Ideally you will have experience working with commercially-driven sectors like ecommerce or retail. You are a designer who truly understands how to reach the desired target audience through distinctive and memorable design, driving growth and changing perceptions.

You must have a good understanding of brands and how you can help them thrive and develop in the digital space across multiple platforms. They are currently working with a fantastic selection of clients and bridge the gaps between marketing, brand and product for clients in the entertainment, technology, broadcast, music, publishing and retail sectors.

Essential Requirements:

  • 6+ years of digital design agency/studio experience or a mix of agency and in-house (not marketing or advertising background please).
  • Highly talented designer with a portfolio full of visually inventive UI design.
  • Able to show a strong understanding of responsive design as well as creating experiences across multiple devices.
  • You have a good understanding of User Experience design but not a UX Designer.
  • Happy working across end to end process, from sketching and prototyping to creating wifeframes, site maps and mapping architecture right through to pixel perfect visual UI design.
  • Must be bright, ambitious, passionate, hardworking, highly organised and motivated.
  • A highly conceptual thinker who enjoys brainstorming and developing initial ideas through to completion.
  • Strong understanding of brand and able to adapt guidelines into beautifully crafted digital work, working the brand into every aspect of a customer experience, aesthetically and experience wise.
  • Experience building scalable design systems and component libraries.
  • Confident presenting to and working closely with clients and in-house teams.
  • A highly motivated thinker who can explain design rationale.
  • Appreciation of the technical elements of digital work, be it responsive development, social networking platforms or interaction outside the browser.
  • Experience of taking ownership of projects from conception to execution.
  • Have an incredible eye for detail and obsessive appreciation for typography, composition and layout.
  • Be an excellent communicator and confident when explaining the idea as well as liaising with production partners throughout each project.
  • You understand the commercial world and how brands need to reach audiences.
  • Be able to articulate concepts in a simple, compelling way that clients can understand.
  • Passionate about staying up to date with design trends and digital culture.
  • Motivated to collaborate with the various teams to get the best out of every project.
  • Inspirational and nurturing to junior members of the team, delegating tasks and guiding them.
  • Super organised with the ability to work across a diverse and various projects and keep within tight deadlines.
  • Striving to make cutting edge design within the agency but also as self initiated projects.
  • Expert in Sketch and Adobe CS, HTML and CSS + Prototyping tools such as Marvel or Principle, and collaborative design tools like Figma or Zeplin.
  • An understanding of After Effects or similar motion design tools to bring ideas and interfaces to life.
  • Product or Service Design experience would be an amazing bonus.
  • Must have a visa to work in the UK or European passport.

At mavis, we want to increase access to forward-thinking, open-minded, progressive workplaces, for all talented individuals regardless of background. We care about equal opportunities and we encourage you to apply if you believe you could make valuable contributions to this position.

How to apply

We look forward to receiving your CV at [email protected]

Unfortunately, it isn’t possible for us to respond to every applicant, but we sincerely hope we will have the opportunity to help you find your dream role.