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Beano Studios

Senior UX/UI Designer

Job Added: 29 May 2019
Applications Close: 13 July 2019
Level: Senior, Mid-Weight
Contract: Fixed-term
Based: London
Salary: Undisclosed
Website: beano.com
Twitter: @beanoofficial

Senior UX/UI Designer (3-6 month contract)

We thrive off creating amazing stuff that kids will love to watch, read, play, make and share with their friends. We don’t limit ourselves to what that is. As long as it’s epic, awesome, hilarious and SO BEANO, we’re up for it. But we can’t do it alone.

We aim to solve problems which have seen media corporates go running scared. First up is Beano.com, entertaining a massive audience of kids on their own terms without annoying parents (too much!) via a daily dose of quizzes, videos and games.

To feed all of this creativity we’ve set up a suite of data and insight tools collectively called the Beano Brain, which informs our daily output. We are now working to productise Beano Brain and give commercial partners access to the tools and techniques that have powered the massive success of Beano.com.

Finally Beano wants to be a force for good in the world of kids media and our partnerships of the past year strongly reflect this - from the Beano Schools programme championing literacy, our Young Minds partnership promoting mental health to our participation in the Eat Them to Defeat Them campaign which encourages healthy eating.

Role Overview

You'll be joining a productive work environment with talented colleagues and a fun atmosphere. Expect to follow an agile methodology, with frequent retrospectives and a test, measure, then act approach to the incremental design of our digital products.

Working alongside our Design Director you’ll develop the UX & visual design of our B2C product - Beano.com and B2B data & insight product Beano Brain with features based on insights from our user research and data & analytics teams.

Main responsibilities:

  • Review and optimise the UX/UI of our digital products, with time split between Beano.com and Beano Brain.
  • Design new features, user flows and UI elements for Beano.com then document as user stories alongside our product owner.
  • Work with our data team to create new ways to visualise our audience data, integrating as features into Beano Brain dashboards and products.
  • Champion new ideas & best practices to continually improve our design processes.

Key skills and experience:

  • 3+ years experience of UX/UI design for the web.
  • Experience working in an agile product team.

We’d also love for you to have an interest and/or experience in:

  • Data visualisation and/or dashboard creation.
  • Creating and/or maintaining design systems.
  • Design for performance and accessibility.
  • Design for kids

How to apply

Please send your application to [email protected] with subject line “Senior UX/UI Designer Application” - please state in your application your day rate expectations and your earliest possible starting date.