Product UX/UI Designer

Based: London
Level: Mid-Weight
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 02 February 2019
Twitter: @ROLICareers
Job Listing Added: 03 January 2019

“Being a part of the development of cutting-edge, game-changing products is invaluable experience as a designer. However, designing products is just a part of your life here at ROLI—you are joining the team who are redefining music making, and the design as discipline to make this innovation happen.”

— Yuta Sugawara, Staff Multimedia Designer

ROLI is looking for a talented Product Experience Designer to create and build our high-end music-making software products.
As a key member of our Product Team, you will have a fundamental understanding of and passion for music-making, workflows and complex software development. You will have demonstrable experience translating conceptual product ideas into beautiful and functional designs and crafting golden path experiences.

This is a unique opportunity to join a company creating a network of hardware, software, platform and developer products that will revolutionise how music is made.

Please note that we require a portfolio to be submitted as part of your application. We also recommend reading our helpful tips on how to make your application stand out before applying.

What you’ll do:

- Translate business challenges and requirements into concepts of design and UX for a spectrum of users, from professional to beginner. Using a simplified approach you will create a UX journey which offers depth that professionals will enjoy and beginners will engage with
- Design products for both mobile and desktop platforms
- Use customer insights including statistics, support feedback, surveys, analytics etc. to inform design direction
Develop and deliver wireframes, visual mock ups and user flows that effectively communicate and validate design vision and user interaction
- Present UX and design work back to stakeholders and manage through from approval to execution
- Collaborate with software developers/engineers and other designers to develop innovative music-making/sound design software products
- Work with a Scrum Development Team to implement and refine designs
- Support the Product Management Team and design leaders to define product vision
- Establish and promote quality design, best practices and standards in software

What you’ll need:
- Significant hands-on experience and a proven track record with implemented features in a software product design role
- Demonstrable UX and UI design skills with a strong portfolio
- A background in metrics and understanding data insights
- Proficiency in Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, other wireframing and prototyping tools
- Knowledge and experience in complex software development
- Excellent communication skills, especially in presenting designs, flawless written English
- Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
- Up-to-date knowledge of the latest music software trends, techniques, and technologies
- Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
- Flexibility to work in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment, with the ability to work independently
- Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with employees at all levels

Bonus Points:
- Good understanding of music-making and sound design workflow
- Experience in DAW or sound design software design
- A background in Game Design (Gamification)
- Pair/team design experience
- Experience using audio software with understanding of common workflows to play and make music

ROLI offers:
- The opportunity to work with the leading minds within technology, hardware, and music creation to directly impact the way we create and interact with music
- A range of meaningful benefits including:
- Following probation, a competitive health care cash plan
- A company pension scheme
- 23 days holiday with 2 additional social impact days and the standard 8 statutory holiday days
- 20 hours per year dedicated to volunteering within the local community
- ‘Lending Library’ of all ROLI products
- Team member discounts on ROLI products
- Wellness programme including fortnightly massages, weekly guided meditation and yoga
- Apple laptop and relevant software licenses for your role and beyond
- Generous Parental Leave policy
- Frequent friends and family events
- A great working environment, featuring daily complimentary homemade vegetarian lunches as well as fresh baked bread, limitless home­made GOLDnola
- A dedicated company-wide Hack Day every four weeks to expand your skill­s
- The opportunity to create your own “4pm” class to skillshare both your technical and creative skill sets with other ROLI team members
- A generous bike-to-work scheme plus in-house bike storage
- A competitive salary according to your level of experience

To learn more about us and our culture, check out:
- Life at ROLI
- Profile on ROLI Culture in The Guardian
- See the Seaboard in action
- Song maker kit with Marco Parisi
- BLOCKS the modular music studio
- Balderton Podcast - ROLI's company culture & building a unique team
- Pharrell joins the team!
- @ROLICareers
- @vegetarianatwork on Instagram

How to Apply

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