Digital Designer

Based: Shoreditch, London
Level: Mid-Weight
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 28 September 2018
Twitter: @soonlondon
Job Listing Added: 30 August 2018

SOON_ is looking for an outstanding digital designer with minimum 3 years experience in the industry. You should be passionate about all aspects of digital design and have a strong portfolio of digital projects. You should enjoy solving UX problems as well as creating pixel-perfect UI designs. This is an opportunity to join an exciting, independent creative digital agency where everybody is passionate about making digital things and producing award-winning, innovative work. We are lucky to service an interesting mix of high profile clients and start-ups across many different types of digital projects.

SOON_ is 5 years old which makes us the perfect size to empower ambitious individuals to create their best work. We have a flat structure and a punchy start-up approach where good ideas have a direct line to reality. We are a tight team - we work collaboratively, we share loads, we have deep specialist experience but often blend roles. We work hard, talk straight.

You will be joining a team of 5 designers and work directly with Fred Flade (@flicko), co-founder and Creative Director. You should be happy to originate UX and UI design solutions of the highest standard and take a project all the way to final delivery. Your passion and experience in UI and UX design should motivate the wider design team.

If you think your best work is yet to come and you want to join us on an exciting journey apply now. We pay fair London wages and encourage decent amounts of holiday. Please note, you will need to be able to work legally in the UK to get the job.

What we would expect you to do

Your role within company

You are a brilliant team player working with and inspiring the rest of the design team as well as the tech team to ensure the best quality output. Overall you help us raise the quality of design output by being aware of the latest UI, UX and technology trends.

Your role within projects

You own the design on key projects from UX stage to UI design to build to quality control. At SOON_ we don’t have a dedicated UX team, therefore a passion for good usability and user experience is required. You would originate overall project design direction and guide the wider team to stay on track and follow the project vision. Obviously you would talk through your ideas confidently with the team and clients. Most of our projects include us building the product which means articulating designs to the dev team is extremely important
Your typical output would be:
- User interface designs (Sketch / Photoshop / Illustrator)
- Development of design systems (Grids / interactive behaviour / Visual style guides)
- Wireframes and sitemaps
- Prototypes
- Design style guides
- Presentations to explain design internally or to clients

The mindset we’re looking for

- Love what you do - we really care about our work. So should you.
- Want to learn - learning new things is your driving force.
- Be proactive - you get out what you put in.
- Show genuine talent - make us feel like we’ll never be that good.
- Attention to detail - we worry, fret and polish till it’s right

How to Apply