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Senior Visual Designer

Digital Innovation Hub / Finance and Insurance organisation

I am looking for 4 Senior Visual Designers who want to start working on projects that can effect real change in people’s lives. If this sounds like you… keep reading.

The client

I am working with one of the fastest growing Digital Innovation Hubs in London who sit as part of a global finance and insurance brand. Don’t let the sector put you off though as this team feel and operate much more like an agency but with all the benefits of being in-house with loads of variety, awesome culture and a strong focus on work/life balance.

The hub was set up 2 years ago to drive their digital presence forward and begin to explore new products and tools for their 30million+ customers with a core goal of helping them to become more financially independent through good digital products. Now an established design team of 50+ and total headcount of 200+ they are helping to change the face of the financial industry as we know it today.

They follow a ‘plan for failure’ mentality and run with any great ideas they have with the expectation that many of them will fail…but it’s always worth finding that out the hard way. Some of the new tools they are exploring include integration with wearable tech, connected car and voice alongside the usual host of web and mobile-based apps. Lots of variety and scope for creativity that means there is never a dull moment!

The role

The team is growing due to on going success and an extensive project pipeline. They are looking to add a further four Senior Visual Designers to the team.

Key responsibilities:

  • Produce pixel-perfect visual designs for responsive web & mobile app products.
  • Work closely with the rest of the team to understand the vision for the user experience and how to lift and define the overall user engagement through design.
  • Delivery and presentation of relevant project deliverables as required by the projects (such as creative briefs, concepts, high fidelity mock-ups. digital assets, style guides, pattern libraries, CSS etc.)
  • Work with the Information Architect(s) to develop early prototypes to test early ideas with customers.
  • Work with the other visual designers and other agile streams to evolve the design to achieve a consistent look and feel and ensuring all designs align to brand guidelines.
  • Involved in presenting designs to the UX team, project teams and stakeholders.
  • Translate wireframes, UI Specs, and briefs to finished designs

The candidate

What you will have:

  • Experience in a similar role and a portfolio of beautiful and clean designs.
  • A strong understanding of Visual Design principles.
  • Colour theory, typography, layout and a willingness to push creative boundaries should come as second nature to you.
  • An eye for pixel perfection and attention to detail.
  • A master with tools like Sketch and InVision.