Mid Weight Product Designer

Job Added: 16 January 2019
Applications Close: 15 February 2019
Level: Senior, Mid-Weight
Contract: Full Time
Based: London
Salary: £30,000 to £45,000
Twitter: @doituk

Midweight UI designer

Do it Life

Bermondsey based cool tech start up. Table tennis table, Friday Pizzas and Thursday beers. Join our team to how shape and deliver the product internationally.

The Product Team

As part of this team you'll be working on the UK’s leading experience and rewards marketplace for social good, helping to deliver our product and services to some of the biggest brands in both the commercial and non-profit sectors. You’ll be involved from planning through to execution, becoming an ever-present advocate for the user. You'll help the team to make informed design decisions, placing the needs of the user and the business at the centre of every piece work.

The Role

As a Midweight User Interface Designer you are essential to the development and launch of our new platform. This is a great opportunity for an designer to make their mark on the transformation of the UK’s leading volunteering brand into a multi-purpose, multi-market proposition. it is a pivotal role in the business and you will draw on your breadth of design knowledge to influence and lead many of the project's design decisions.

Confident using Sketch, Adobe CC Suite, Keynote and prototyping tools of your choice.

Keen to be client-facing, supporting the presentation of latest designs and prototypes.

Naturally collaborative, ego-free and able to give and take design critique constructively.

Familiar with agile methods and terminology, and/or general software dev environments.

Skilled at designing and prototyping new features, and enhancing and optimising existing features based on user insights.

Excited about new opportunities as the product evolves in response to user and client feedback

Eager to identify work to do and learn; focused on finding solid solutions to problems.

Passionate about human-centred visual design, supported by a broad knowledge of common user interface design patterns, iconography, typography and colour theory

Effective with collaborating alongside engineers, strategists and other skilled team members in order to respond to the varying constraints of each project

Keen to drive and justify your design decisions using research data, design principles, prototypes and resulting user-testing insights

Inquisitive and eager to continuously improve and learn, through books, articles and meet-ups
Deliver high quality work on time, and help others on your team do the same.

Set your own agenda, with direction from seniors and your peers in the product team

Consistently deliver value

Enjoy concepting and visualising solutions in response to the problems, ideas and opportunities you help identify from users, partners and clients
Key responsibilities

Work on every aspect of product and user experience design from brainstorming the next feature to tweaking pixels right before launch

Work closely with the product team to produce development ready User Interface designs in sketch for each sprint

Production of graphic assets for web and print

Creating visual design mockups and working prototypes

Designing presentation decks and marketing materials for the Sales and Product teams

Any other duties as required by the Product Director or Product Manager

Education and experience

A degree in design or equivalent qualification or experience

2+ years experience of using sketch in a production environment

Solid understanding and experience of using Invision with sketch

Ability to quickly learn new digital design tools and software applications

Competent using Adobe Creative Suite

A strong understanding of layout and composition, both in web UI and print

Excellent time management skills, with a proven ability to deliver to tight deadlines

Ability to contribute consistently and positively in a high-paced, fast-changing and sometimes unpredictable work environment

Basic knowledge of HTML/CSS

Passionate about new technology, contemporary user interface design and the user experience

Strong communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills

Perks and Benefits:
Pension Scheme
26 days holiday

Salary £30,000 to £45,000 Depending on experience

How to apply

Send an email with link to CV and portfolio to [email protected]