UX and UI Designer - Manchester

Your Responsibilities:
You will be a Designer on a long term project to design a full suite of gambling products, including responsive websites, desktop applications and native apps.
You will be one of the lead designers on the project and will be responsible for all designs produced.
You will work closely with the Design Director and will have regular design reviews and meetings to come up with creative solutions for different products.
Following design process you will sketch out solutions to complex problems, storyboard user journeys, producing ideas and concepts, produce high fidelity wireframes and prototype & test visual designs.
You will be a key influence in advising on UX & Design best practices.
You will work closely with a dedicated team from different departments to ensure the final products are delivered to a high standard and to agreed timescales.
You will also carry out a full handover of final, signed-off designs to the development team and carry out regular design reviews with them to make sure the final product is pixel perfect and to the highest quality.

What we expect:
You will have excellent attention to detail. This means your files and folder structures should be neat, tidy and can be picked up by anyone else within the team with ease.
We expect you to stress test and thoroughly evaluate your work prior to it being presented in a design review and/or handed over to the development team.
You will be able to effectively communicate ideas and solutions to different team members across the company.
You will ensure the designs match the fully documented set of requirements.
You must also be willing to learn about all the different types of gambling products to understand industry standards and what customers expect.
You will produce stunning UI designs for the final product that are of the highest quality and set the bar in terms of creativity and innovation in the gambling industry.

Your position:
You will sit within the Design team and report to Jade Daniels, Design Director.
All of our designs are built within Sketch so we're looking for someone with at least 2 years experience using this tool and someone who can confidently use features such as creating nested symbols, using different plug-ins, adhering to colour palettes and style guides and naming layers and groups with correct terminology.
Experience with using the Adobe CC Suite is also needed. The main tools we use are Photoshop and Illustrator so being able to use these also is a must in case any visual non-UI work needs creating, such as icons, banners etc.
Excellent knowledge and experience in responsive web design and UX design (including research, wireframing and prototyping)
Mobile app design experience e.g. iOS, Android etc. is desirable.
Previous experience designing products that handle lots of data is a must.
Ability to work in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment is necessary throughout this role.
Good technical understanding with the ability to pick up new tools quickly.
Love working as part of a team and collaborating with developers, project managers, testers etc. Communication is key to delivering the best products.

Who we're looking for...
Excellent communicator, both verbally and written
Someone who is adaptable and able to pick up new techniques
Enjoys keeping up to date with advances in web/mobile technologies and how they can be applied to projects
Someone with a strong eye for detail
Hard working and willing to go above and beyond learning new skills
Loves working as part of a team and collaborating with others
Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills
Someone willing to go above and beyond client expectations and deadlines the good stuff

KEY SKILLS:
Design a full suite of gambling products, design reviews, story board user journeys.

If you have further inquiries about this role, please do not hesitate to contact our office at: 02033-71-7671

Job Reference: 
1507285
City: 
Manchester
Postcode: 
M1
County: 
Manchester
Country: 
GB
Date Added: 
2018-11-07
Salary: 
£25,000 - £35,000 per annum
Job Type: 
fulltime, permanent
Category: 
Info Technology
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