User Interface UI Designer

Posted 5 days ago by Pearson

User Interface (UI) Designer



This is a user interface design role in the Pearson Experience Design Centre of Expertise. The role focuses on the ownership of user interface design within cross-functional product development teams.

The role holder will ensure that product user interfaces reflect Pearson’s learning and experience design principles. He/she will design product interfaces to be engaging and effective, making proposals on UI design decisions for the consideration of other stakeholders and working collaboratively with other Experience Design team members.

In particular, he/she will work closely in paired practice with UX Designers, implementing, extending and embellishing their initial Information Architecture and wireframe artefacts to high fidelity UI, across multiple device form factors.

He/she will also provide support to Product Management, Engineering and UX teams, to ensure UI development meets business expectations and WCAG AA accessibility standards.

Key Accountabilities

?Works with and between UX and development teams in an evidence-based and Agile design process, generating UI artefacts to meet the scope of product requirements, ensuring that the resulting user experience properly integrates with desired learning and experience design principles.

? Provides support on how to design products to be more engaging and effective for the user, makes proposals on UI design decisions for the consideration of other stakeholders.

? Provides support to Engineering teams to ensure that UI development meets UX and Product expectations.

? Able to translate wireframes and other UX artefacts into compelling UI deliverables. Has a decent understanding of financial opportunities associated with design projects of varying scale, working within parameters of budget and cost relative to market potential and doing so with moderate guidance.

? Maintain high standards of design quality through contribution to and working within Pearson UX design systems. Scaling design solutions across platforms effectively and efficiently.

? Provide cross platform micro-interactions with clear consideration for both functional enhancements and compelling experiences to end users. Handover of clear specifications with close communication with developers for product deliverables.

? Contributes to the design of specific Pearson products with learner needs in mind. Interpreting data and research from UX and other stakeholders to understand learner desires; embeds these inputs into product user interface designs directly with moderate guidance.

? Member of cross-functional product design and development teams. Can be considered a subject matter expert to the team in creating effective user interfaces. Leverages inputs and data from other stakeholders to create engaging and product appropriate user interfaces, in accordance with market need and does so with moderate guidance.

? Incorporates cutting-edge digital capability into Pearson product offerings. Provides support in execution of specific products, to maximize the digital user experience and create appropriate consistency across Pearson products with moderate guidance. Working to be a digital UI subject matter expert to build teams, to ensure the intended digital experience is achieved through the Pearson products before release to the market.

Key Relationships

? Director of Experience Design

? Product Owners/Managers

? Experience Designers

? Engineering teams

? Internal and external stakeholders

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Role-specific attributes

? Extensive and demonstrable experience of User Interface design

? Fluent working knowledge of Figma, Sketch, Illustrator and prototyping tools

? Good working knowledge of microinteraction/animation tools

? Good knowledge of topics related to HCI, IA, IxD

? Good knowledge of responsive and native technical frameworks (e.g. Angular, Reac)

? Good knowledge of established design languages and experience in adapting and extending them (e.g. Material Design)

? High level of creativity, sense of aesthetics.

? Diligence, responsibility, timely delivery.

? Communicative command of English.

? Collaborative interpersonal skill-set

? Open mind and willingness to develop.

? Specialised higher education qualifications in art and/or design


? Brave, imaginative, accountable, decent


Primary Location: GB-GB-London

Work Locations: GB-London-80 Strand 80 Strand London WC2R 0RL

Job: Product Management

Organization: Global Product

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Feb 14, 2020

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2002152

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Reference: 39965210

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