Job posted on: 8th November 2019

Lead UX/UI Designer

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Summary

The Head of UI/UX Design will be responsible for building the UI/UX division of Connect Childcare to ensure that the product portfolio delivers the highest possible standards of software. The role includes understanding the nature of the sector, building a team to complement the product and development teams, implementing the required processes and technologies, gathering customer requirements, designing graphic elements and building navigation components. To be successful in this role, you should have experience with design software and wireframe tools. If you have a portfolio of design projects that includes web/mobile applications work, we’d like to meet you.

Ultimately, you’ll create both functional and appealing features that improve our products and help us grow our customer base.

Requirements for Role

  • Build and manage a UI/UX team, providing mentoring and training as and when required
  • A passion for well designed software with current and emerging UI/UX trends
  • Proven work experience as a UI/UX Designer or similar role
  • Portfolio of design projects
  • Knowledge of wireframe tools (e.g. Axure and InVision)
  • Able to build mocks/prototypes that can be exported for developers to render
  • Team spirit & strong communication skills
  • Process driven
  • Good time-management skills
  • Experienced in both Android and iOS design concepts and standards
  • Strong skills in responsive design for mobile & tablet as well as for desktop products
  • Aware and aligned with current and upcoming UI trends
  • Experience in designing with accessibility concepts built in
  • Work in conjunction with a team of product managers to deliver the best possible product for all clients

Responsibilities

  • Build a UI/UX team in line with the product strategy of the business
  • Work with the Product and Development teams to implement the relevant processes to ensure effective and efficient product development from a UI/UX perspective
  • Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with product managers and engineers
  • Illustrate design ideas using storyboards, process flows and sitemaps
  • Develop UI mock-ups that clearly illustrate functionality and look & feel
  • Prepare and present concepts to internal teams and key stakeholders
  • Identify and troubleshoot UX problems (e.g. responsiveness, application flow and layout)
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