Senior UI / Visual Designer

Recruiter
Legal & General
Location
Farringdon
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
21 May 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • Company Info

Working here is about being there for our customers; we’re available should the worst happen and we work together to enable social and financial equality across the UK. But it’s also about you -how you develop and what you can achieve. We’ll help your talent thrive in an environment where you’ll be supported to work flexibly and autonomously, sharing in our success and rewarded for a great performance with a generous benefits package.

  • Department Info

From HR and Digital teams through to Group Finance, Risk and Corporate Comms - our Group function support our businesses across the UK and abroad. Delivering essential services and activities that have a real impact on our business and our customers lives, we enable our people to do what they do best, contributing to delivering a great customer service, profitability and strategic growth.

  • Job Duties

The UI Designer will be a hands-on and highly motivated individual who possesses a wide range of technical design knowledge along with a passion for all aspects of digital design. With an innate ability to create and craft user-led experiences, they should have a strong understanding of visual systems and be confident to play a key role in shaping visual direction within L&G.

  • Key responsibilities

    The day-to-day role will involve working collaboratively with the UX team, Business Analysts and Product Owners - developing deep understanding of user and business needs.

    Influence product direction through innovative design-thinking and design treatment, aligning to the Master brand and business requirements.

    Manage approval process for visual designs - allowing these to be handed-off to the build teams to inspire development of the right product.

    Strong knowledge of Agile-led delivery and comfortable working iteratively with development teams. Providing strong process-led design thinking and implementation.

    Maintain, support and manage a cohesive design language system across all L&G Digital assets, using tools such as Sketch & Invision.

    Be at the centre of expertise in terms of giving the customers and partners a world-class digital user experience. Represent the team on key projects as and when required as the dedicated online visual design specialist.

  • Skills Required

Experience of designing user-centred digital experiences for large / complex organisations
Portfolio demonstrating experience in interaction design, visual design and a thorough understanding of the design process
Experience of UX / design in Agile environment with proven experience in rapid, iterative low and high fidelity prototyping/ wireframing.
Strong understanding in a variety of design tools such as Sketch, Photoshop and Illustrator.
Strong commercial awareness with a keen interest in evaluating emerging digital trends
Client facing experience in an agency environment would be beneficial

  • Benefits

Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 25 days' holiday (plus one day after two years), private medical insurance, performance related bonuses, a variety of share schemes, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products, your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.

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