UX Designer: Work From Home or Office: £40k-£50k

Birmingham, West Midlands
08 Jun 2017
08 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
UX/UI Designer: Work From Home or Office: £40k-£52k+ Benefits

UX / UI / User Experience / User Interface / Designer / Work From home / Permanent / Birmingham / West Midlands

The company:
An internationally recognised and award winning company based in Birmingham City Centre is now looking for a UX Designer to join an established team. The company boasts a very relaxed working environment with loads of flexibility for employees to manage their time efficiently. This includes flexible work hours and work from home options. Candidates are able to work from home up to 5days a week at their leisure. If they do chose to work from the office then they can use certain public transport at a highly discounted travel.

The company has won a range of award including being in the top 1000 companies in the UK to work for and winners of the official best companies award.

Please see the below benefits package for this company, as well as the working from home. Candidates are also entitled to the below benefits which include: 75% of travel, buy or sell extra holiday, Fully funded higher educational courses plus loads more.

The company has a very low rate of turnover for staff. They are continually providing progression opportunities for staff and are always looking at new technologies to bring into the company as part of their growth.

The role:
The successful candidates will be working in an exiting atmosphere where they can work at their own pace.
Candidates will be working both on their own and as part of a wider team. Candidates will get great exposure to areas such as the latest Cloud technologies.

Key responsibilities:
* Requirement gathering techniques and user research to understand company requirements.
* Providing UX designs for: Early Stage concept sketched to mock ups or prototypes
* Maintain a high level of quality throughout the work
* Identifying areas of learning and development to help your skills stay as up to date as possible
* Managing your own time efficiently to take advantage of the flexible work life style

Key skills & experience:
* Experience with UX Design (User Experience)
An understanding of either Wire framing or Prototyping tools. These could include: Sketch, Balsamiq or Figma. Others will be considered.
Strong User Research and requirements gathering skills
An understanding of Agile working methodologies
The ability to talk to multiple company stakeholders

In this role candidates will get the opportunity to work on a variety of cutting edge projects including: SaaS Web Applications, Usability Testing, A/B Testing, Jira, and Google Aps experience. Candidates will also get great exposure to a range of company..

Working from home and flexible work options
The company allows all employees the chance to work from home or from a remote location but this wont stop you from getting a chance to come into the office when you please. To confirm candidates can work from either home or the office.

This is a great opportunity to join an established, yet rapidly growing organisation through an exciting period of change. The salary on offer for this position is £40,000 - £52,000+, plus and excellent company benefits package.

* 75% of rail travel
* Extra time off during December (more family time)
* Fully funded higher educational options
* Cinema Clubs
* Fitness Classes
* Regular company wide trips both in the UK and abroad (optional) and funded by the company
* Fun clubs
* Pension
* Introductions to other team members
* Free shopping vouchers
* An on site library
* Free Food in the fridges
* Take your birthday off
* Leadership and coaching programmes
* Festive events
* Running clubs
* Cycle to work scheme
* Potential to earn 1 month extra of free holidays. So you can earn 1 months work off for free.
* Charity programmes so you can dedicate some of your working hours to a charity
* Social committees
* Child care vouchers
* Child care hampers (so when you have new addition to the family the company will send you a hamper to help!)
* Free Teas and Coffees
* A fully funded Christmas party (as well as other events during the year)
* The chance to work with other teams and departments
* Chill out areas with TVs, laptops and tablets.
* 10 days extra holidays to sell
* Free eye tests
* Fresh Fruit

The company also offers a lot more perks on top of the above. If you are interested or know anyone who may be interested please get in touch. There are multiple roles available with this company and they are all out of growth. The interview stages will consist of a phone interview and a face to face.

A full list of benefits can be sent on request.
The company boasts great transport links including: Rail, Road, Driving, Cycle and bus links.
The company offers great scope for progression (both vertical and horizontal).
Contract candidates will also be considered for this role.
A full copy of the job spec can be sent.
Feel free to drop me an email or give me a call if you have any questions about the role.



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