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UX Developer React Native

UX Developer React Native

Posted 5 March by Pontoon
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UX Developer (React Native)
Hybrid: 2 days per week in London
6 months+
£600 per day

In short: UX Designer with front end development skills ie React Native OR React Developer with UX skills required to join a large retail bank in building prototypes for an online banking app.

In full:

We're looking for an experienced UX Developer to join our Personalised Experiences and Communications design team. This is a unique opportunity to define and enhance the journeys in which we engage and build relationships with our customers, while supporting them with the right products, tools and services to meet their needs.

The experiences we craft are essential to supporting our customers to get the most from their online and mobile banking, and we're bold in our aims. We need someone who can work effectively with product owners, business analysts, behavioural scientists and fellow designers to take ideas from concept to reality.

Role Description

As a UX Developer you'll build prototypes that bring concepts to life which mirror the experience of our production apps, whether that's helping colleagues see and feel an opportunity, building something engaging to use in customer research or refining a micro-interaction that makes all the difference to a customer's experience.

If you're an Interaction Designer or a Visual Designer with some experience of React / React Native we'd welcome your application. We're keen to hire someone with the right values and behaviours, as well as a talent in delivering great customer outcomes. Here are some of the behaviours we'd love to see:

  • Highly motivated, proactive and driven to achieve individual and collective goals; you cultivate an environment that encourages innovation and continuous improvement.
  • You're able to put the customer at the centre of all that we do and champion an environment of customer-first thinking.
  • Empathetic, and engaging; you enjoy building relationships and finding opportunities to bring people together.
  • You're credible in front of audiences of all levels, providing healthy challenge where appropriate.
  • You're calm and resilient under pressure, proactively identifying new/potential opportunities and adaptable to emerging priorities.
  • Solves problems in new ways, bringing others with you and encouraging their input.
  • Outstanding at communicating ideas, issues and implications to senior, technical and non-technical audiences.

Specific responsibilities of the role include:

  • Working effectively and expertly as part of agile teams to help uncover priorities and visualise outcomes, incorporating multiple perspectives in the definition of solutions.
  • Collaborating closely with a data and research led team, using evidence to support and craft your ideas.
  • Working with React / React Native to rapidly produce web and native prototypes.
  • Working with Figma, our Visual Design and collaboration tool of choice (the ability to create prototypes in Figma is a bonus)
  • Being the voice to help bridge and optimise the design to developer workflow.
  • Contributing to working best practices with fellow UX Developers across the business to help shape the future of prototyping at the bank
  • Create prototypes which optimise journeys.
  • Leading others to make good design decisions, bringing the user perspective to the forefront and challenging conventional norms.
  • Being an active member of the design community to share knowledge, create ideas, and embed principles of design across a range of product, service, and customer journeys.
  • Passion for developing the User Experience from idea into a product customers can interact with

Experience in a range of research and design methods, including at least some of the following, is critical:

  • Solid understanding of JavaScript & React / React Native
  • High proficiency with HTML/CSS (any flavour of CSS is good with us)
  • A confident voice on both user experience and technical topics
  • Suggests the best tool, technology, or method to validate ideas and hypotheses.
  • Good understanding of User Centred Design and Agile workflows

Candidates will ideally show evidence of the above in their CV in order to be considered.

Please be advised if you haven't heard from us within 48 hours then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion, we may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly. Pontoon is an employment consultancy and operates as an equal opportunities employer.

Required skills

  • UX Design
  • React Native

Reference: 52008073

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