Recruitment Company

mavis

Head of Visual Design / UI Design Lead

Based: London
Level: Senior
Salary: £400 to £450
Contract: Freelance
Applications Close: 19 May 2019
Website: hellomavis.com
Twitter: @hellomavis_
Job Listing Added: 02 April 2019
We’re working with an exciting young AI-powered tech company to help them find a top-drawer freelance Head of Visual Design or UI Design Lead to join them in their London office. The ideal candidate must be super hands-on as you will be on of the first UI specialists in the team. You will be a highly experienced and enthusiastic pure UI designer who is ready to get stuck in and head up an emerging digital design team as a key member of a company experiencing fast growth. This is a minimum 3-6 month contract, with the possibility to extend or even become temp-perm if agreeable to both parties.

You will be highly collaborative, and able to take initiative to lead on key projects. It goes without saying that you will have a portfolio of high-quality, pixel-perfect design work and will be a naturally artistic and creative thinker. Experience working at an early-stage startup is beneficial, with the ability to work well under pressure and adapt to a quickly changing workplace a necessity. Our client is about to rebrand with one of the top brand studios in London and this role will be injected into that process enabling this person to put their stamp on this soon to be global, and well known brand.

Essential Requirements and Responsibilities:
• 5+ years of native app design experience working with the latest tech and products
• Must be happy to be hands-on designing, not just managing a team
• People who’ve been part of the app explosion from 2010-14
• Particularly keen to see the slickest styling, super contemporary and beautifully crafted, visual design
• Work must be up to date and showcased on the latest hardware
• Beautiful intuitive responsive web design
• Experience leading and mentoring a team of more junior digital designers
• Bags of enthusiasm and willingness to go the extra mile to get the job done right
• Exceptional attention to detail
• Collaborative attitude and ability to work with developers and marketers alike
• In-depth knowledge of the iOS Human Interface Guidelines and Google's Material Design
• Hunger and drive to help a rapidly evolving company reach their potential, and for you to grow with it
• A strong focus on designing with the end customer in mind

How to Apply

Please send an up to date CV and folio to [email protected] Please note that we are only able to contact successful applicants.