UI/UX Designer

Recruiter
Trak Global Solutions
Location
Manchester
Salary
£25000 - £30000/annum
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Title: UI/UX Designer
Location: Manchester ( Piccadilly)
Salary: £25- £30k
Status: Full time

Description

A UI/UX designer is skilled at taking a project from initial brief through to final visuals. They work well as part of a project team and understand how to use Design Thinking techniques to create elegant user-centric designs.

The role primarily covers UI/UX design for websites, web apps and mobile apps but an understanding of designing for both digital and print will be required. They will need to have a working knowledge of Adobe’s Creative Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Adobe XD. Knowledge of front-end languages like HTML and CSS are desirable but not required.

A designer should be able to identify and understand problems with the UX of an application/website, and know how to approach a solution. They will need to work closely with project teams, supporting project managers, developers, marketing managers and stakeholders, to understand that all project needs are met. They must be also able to adapt quickly to changes in priorities and requirements.

Skills needed

- Knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Adobe XD
- Knowledge of wireframing and prototyping techniques
- A good eye for detail
- Experience in designing fully responsive websites
- Experience in designing mobile applications
- Experience in designing emails
- Experience in designing with data
- The ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines
- The ability to creatively solve problems and design custom solutions
- Flexible, adaptable, resilient and able to change focus on command
- Interpersonal skills, working closely with the design team to discuss technical capabilities
- Organisational skills to manage working on multiple projects at once to multiple deadlines
- Communication skills, to convey technical concepts to a non-technical audience
- Experience working on projects within a team

Knowledge needed

- An understanding best practices related to UX/UI design
- An understanding of project management practices to take requirements and scope timescales on design

Responsibilities

- Consulting with the project team on design capabilities and best practices
- Designing fully responsive websites in collaboration with the project team
- Designing mobile applications in collaboration with the project team
- Designing marketing collateral for digital and print in collaboration with the marketing team
- Be self-motivated with a desire to learn new things and do the necessary research to deliver on new projects
- Attend project meetings to discuss requirements, timescales and technical capabilities with project teams
- Adopt a professional approach and behavior when dealing with the business and user community
- Contribute to the effectiveness of the team by sharing technical and business knowledge