Head of UI

Robert Walters
Reading, UK
14 Sep 2019
03 Oct 2019
Contract Type
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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