UX Designer

Posted 8 January by MFK Recruitment
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A very well-known company based in Borehamwood is seeking a UX Designer to join their vibrant and growing team.

This company is certainly a 'Household name’, they are the UK’s leading provider, in their industry.

To put it simply, their employees love working for them, they have a rating of 4.7/5 stars on Glassdoor!! Excellent benefits and genuine progression opportunities.

We’re looking for a creative UX Designer individual who is passionate about Product Design. You will be a logical & strategic thinker, having a strong background in UX/UI design with a proven track record of researching, designing and implementing customer-facing products.

Keen to know more?

This is an end-to-end Product Design role, covering user research, wireframing and prototyping, testing and implementation. A solid understanding of UX / CX principles and UI design is a prerequisite.

The successful UX Designer candidate will have an important role within the Product Design team, working in a dedicated cross-functional team. The successful candidate will need to be proficient in / have a strong interest in a wide range of products and technologies including Sketch, Invision, CSS, HTML and JavaScript. Experience working closely with dev/tech teams in a fast-moving environment is strongly preferred.

  • Working with the Product, Development, Product Design and business teams to craft user journeys to solve key customer problems, collaborating closely but unafraid to challenge
  • Developing wireframes, prototypes and final designs for website functionality
  • Working with the wider Product team to analyse data, review website trends and implement changes
  • Use existing and introduce new user research products and techniques to improve usability
  • Be an advocate for the customer
  • Assisting with, and taking ownership of the design and usability of new features, site improvements, and usability bug-fixes
  • Ensuring all content adheres to style guides/design systems & reinforces brand consistency and values

And now a bit about you:

This role will best suit an individual who is passionate about UX / UI Design & Development and we would ideally look for:

  • 3-5 years experience as a UX/UI or Product Designer
  • Technical ability: preference for front-end development skills - HTML and CSS, with a good level of ability in JavaScript and jQuery but not mandatory
  • Strong design chops - experienced in UI design, with natural creative ability
  • Excellent knowledge of Sketch, Invision, Figma
  • Experience working with cross functional Product teams in an agile environment
  • Understanding and experience of design sprints
  • Strong aptitude for understanding customer needs (user research and testing) and data and synthesizing these to deliver market-leading customer journeys
  • Experience in wireframing & prototyping
  • Experience with A/B testing, interpreting results
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Articulate, collaborative, good communicator, confident

Delivering happiness with their benefits…

  • Flexible working time, 2 days office / 3 days home - more remote working offered if required
  • 25 days annual leave (excl public holidays), holidays increase by 1 day per year and goes up to a max of 30 days a year (excl public holidays).
  • 4 weeks paid sabbatical for every 5 years of work experience.
  • Additional leaves linked to Maternity/Paternity etc.
  • A generous, company-matched pension scheme.
  • Free Private Health Insurance.
  • 24/7 EAP & helpline.
  • Trained in-house Mental Health First Aiders.
  • #Allaboutyou employee wellbeing program, in addition to a host of various wellbeing-related benefits at the office (breakfast/fruit days, games room, relaxation room etc).
  • Charity match funding & up to 6 days volunteering days per year.
  • Experience vouchers to treat yourself for every work anniversary that you have with us.
  • Lifestyle benefits, shopping perks & freebies through Perkbox.
  • Training and development programs.
  • Talent referral bonus.

Reference: 44903275

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