UX/UI Designer

Education

This role ticks multiple boxes for those at junior-mid level. Meaningful work (tick!) / Working with existing UX & Design team (tick!) / Further profile development (tick!) / Well known brand for the CV (tick!) / Friendly and professional culture (tick!). How many more ticks do you need!?!

The client

If you’ve ever wanted to work for a company that provides a truly meaningful service, then this one’s for you. This company benefits children and schools all over the world. They are looking for a keen and collaborative UX/UI Designer to join their Design and Development team as they embark upon a major international platform upgrade. This is a great opportunity to contribute to the education of children and to gain experience in developing high impact functionality for multiple languages.

You’d also be working in conjunction with:

  • Design & Development team
  • Editorial team
  • Production Manager
  • Scrum Master
  • International design and UX teams

The role

They need a UX/UI Designer dedicated to;

  • Architecting user interfaces that are clear, intuitive and consistent through a strong understanding of user interface (UI) principles
  • Interpreting user needs, through a strong understanding of user experience (UX) principles, and proposing solutions to meet them through sketching, wireframes and prototypes
  • Engaging learners through lively, age-appropriate and creative designs

Main duties and responsibilities;

  • Architecting user-centric UI solutions through prototypes, wireframes and visual designs to enable users to achieve desired goals
  • Designing flexible, template-orientated and data-driven components for large scale, media-rich and multilingual sites/services
  • Interpreting feedback from user testing
  • Designing for print, mobile and the responsive web
  • Presenting ideas and justifications back to stakeholders
  • Working closely with developers to ensure solutions are scalable, accessible and usable
  • Bringing to bear knowledge of the latest technologies, frameworks and methodologies
  • Promoting best UX and design practice

The candidate

Experience

  • Prior experience as UX/UI designer in previous position(s). Or as a more focussed UX designer with some capability of UI deliverables
  • Prior development  or coding experience would be a bonus
  • Any experience designing for children or within education would also be a big bonus

 

If this sounds of interest and suits your experience, then please send your CV and portfolio to me ASAP to stand the best chance of getting an interview!