Junior UX/UI Designer - Remote Based

Information Technology
Ref: 2822 Date Posted: Wednesday 24 Nov 2021
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Junior UI/UX Designer

Fully Remote

£30,000 - £35,000

 

I am currently recruiting for a number of Junior UI/UX Designer to join a growing team that designs and develops financial software. This would be a fantastic opportunity to grow your skills and gain expert knowledge, working in a fast-expanding business within tech.

 

We are looking for someone who has a curious mind, meticulous over pixel-perfect details, knowledgeable about working within design systems, also with excellent UX/Figma/Sketch skills and passion for design and user experience. It is important we find someone who can work very well not only within a team but independently and someone who is looking to become an expert within the UX UI sector.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the Senior UI/UX Designer, you will consistently deliver a high standard of work, as well as collaborating with international development teams and stakeholders
  • Helping stakeholders shape requirements through UX and design thinking exercises
  • Utilising a design system in your design work
  • Designing financial software for a wide range of international clients
  • Working with Development during handoff cycles and providing support
  • Conducting UX Research and User Interviews
  • Report UX Research findings to Senior UI/UX Designer and other members of UI/UX team
  • Producing prototypes and designs in Figma, creating documentation for development
  • Effectively manage workloads within agreed timescales

 

Key Competencies:

Design Skills

  • Good understanding of common UX patterns
  • Understanding of working within a design system and design principles
  • Designing for scale
  • Keen eye for detail, with passion for pixel-perfection
  • Proficient in Figma, with good knowledge of shared libraries and styles
  • Understanding of design needs within enterprise-level applications
  • Familiarity with Design Thinking

 

UX & Technical Skills

  • Good understanding of HTML/SCSS, JavaScript, responsive layouts
  • Familiarity with Angular
  • UX Research skills
  • User Interview skills

 

Desirable Skills:

  • Problem solving and positivity in high-pressure situations
  • Experience in FinTech would be advantageous
  • Understanding of financial services industry
  • Basic familiarity with Typescript
  • Familiarity with Affinity Designer or Adobe Illustrator

 

 

Qualifications

  • BA or equivalent experience in computer science, design or related field is a bonus, but not required

 

Experience

  • Solid portfolio of work in Figma or Sketch
  • Experience in Business Studies is a bonus, but not required
  • Relevant experience in an agency or in-house, including apprenticeships

 

My client is offering a wide range of benefits that come with this role, please call Chelsea for more information on 07467 478 434 now!