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UX/UI Designer - With HTML Experience - Crewe

Risk Management Firm

A risk management/insurance company based an hour commute from Manchester/Liverpool is currently looking for a UX/UI Designer who has basic experience in HTML to join them on a permanent basis.

The client

A fortune 500, Risk Management company based an hour commute from Liverpool/Manchester are looking for a UX/UI Designer with some experience in coding or basic HTML to join them on a permanent basis.

They are a global provider of risk management solutions with a presence in over 21 countries. Mainly focussing on the housing and lifestyle markets, they are among the leaders in mobile device protection, vehicle protection, pre-funded funeral insurance, renters insurance and leander-placed homeowners insurance.

The role

As the Lead UX/UI Designer (with basic knowledge/experience in HTML) you will be responsible for producing and conducting research and surveys, and translating them into sitemaps, user flows, customer journey maps, wire-frames, mock ups and prototypes. You will also be expected to design overall functionality of the clients products to meet the business requirements and promote a user-focused mindset across all teams.

Main Role Responsibilities 

  • Translate concepts into user flows, mock-ups and prototypes that lead to high quality intuitive user experiences
  • Design and deliver wire frames, user stories, user journeys and mock-ups for a wide range of devices and interfaces
  • Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions
  • Make strategic design and user experience related decisions related to existing and new functionality and features
  • Take a user-centric design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs
  • Identify and suggest ways to improve efficiencies

The candidate

Required Experience 

  • Minimum of 5 years experience as a UX/UI Designer
  • HTML experience/Coding Experience
  • Highly successful problem solver that is organised, detailed and extremely collaborative
  • Strong communication, presentation, and creative challenge-solving skills
  • Have an eye for great design and good background knowledge of UX design principles and practices.
  • Knowledge & experience in lean/agile product development, mobile platforms, and European market trends.
  • Strong skills of strategic creative thinking, user-centric design process/principles, verbal and written communication, and teamwork.
  • Experience dealing effectively with non-creative decision makers
  • Solid understanding of web and mobile technologies.
  • Strong analytical skills, with a working knowledge of Google Analytics, SEO and SEM
  • Working experience with prototyping tools such as Axure, Invision, etc.
  • Experience in java script, html and css with an excellent understanding of front to back-end processing, API service experience, testing and debugging.

If you are based in the Liverpool or Manchester areas and this opportunity sounds interesting please get in touch asap.