Head of UI

Recruiter
Robert Walters
Location
Reading, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Sep 2019
Closes
03 Oct 2019
Ref
1255186849
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An award winning, Global Data Analytics provider based in Berkshire seek a Head of UI to join their internal capability as they look to further strengthen their User Interface Design capability for the business (not a consultancy/field based role).

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior UI professional with experience in leading/mentoring UI/UX developers to take their first formal steps into hands-on/technical management in a thriving consultancy who boast an industry leading automation number of high profile public and private sector clients

My client, a Global, market-leading Data Management organisation are seeking a hands-on Head of UI to build and nurture a team of UI developers as the business looks to create a new UI Design team for their own internal capability. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior UI professional wanting to make the leap from a team leader/mentor capacity into formal management.

Key Requirements:
  • Building and mentoring a new team of UI developers in order to meet the growing business/ product.
  • A keen willingness to employ a technical, hands-on approach to UI development in order to fill gaps in the UI Design capability as the team grows.
  • Proven ability to work fully autonomously, and take a consultative approach in advising the CTO on how best to establish this new UI function.
  • Recommend UI tools, components and best-practice gained from solid UI Development experience.
  • Create prototypes, use cases and functional specifications.
  • Strong appreciation for front-end code and an ability to produce visual comps to create a polished, highly functional user interface.
  • Strong focus on usability and simplicity in design.
  • Complete fluency in: Javascript, HTML and CSS.
  • Use of storyboards, UI flow chats, and wireframing to plan and create user interface designs.
  • A fluid ability to use tools that service UI elements such as: Balsamiq for wireframing and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • A keen eye for current trends, technologies and shifts in culture/perception.
  • HCI (Human Computer Interaction)

If you are an experienced Senior UI Developer looking for progession into a Head of UI role and the autonomy to create and nurture a brand new UI Development team in Berkshire, get in touch today!

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/87864377

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