UI/UX Specialist

Reporting to:           Head of Development / Technical Lead

Department:            Technical

Location:                 Richmond, London

 

We’re looking for an experienced UI/UX Specialist to work within our agile development team at notonthehighstreet.com in Richmond. As a UI/UX designer, you will work closely with a cross-functional team composed of technical, creative, business development, user-experience and marketing professionals.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a talented UX designer with to play a key role at the cutting edge of interactive web and mobile design, creating ground-breaking UIs and supporting the continuous UX improvements of our innovative web e-commerce products. Note that this role is true application design, not webpage design, and a design role rather than a development role, though development experience will be beneficial.

In return, we offer you a dynamic, fast moving, rapidly growing environment, where we value creativity and innovation, technical excellence and responsibility/ownership. You’ll work on a variety of projects on our award-winning site, to help build customer reach and engagement, for example internationalisation, mobile sites and partner tools.

The role

You will work closely with both the Technical and Creative teams to:

  • Create wireframes and interaction designs
  • Produce rapid, iterative prototypes
  • Draw/sketch and scribble a lot
  • Originate new user interface concepts and models
  • Contribute to innovation of our products and processes
  • Contribute to style guides for use by developers
  • Contribute to the on-going refinement of our user-centric design tools: Personas, narrative journey maps, contextual scenarios etc.
  • Research and define ways to make our applications more intuitive and attractive.
  • Conduct and analyse user testing
  • Track and report UX improvement

 

Desired Skills & Experience

  • A passion for innovative visual design and well-designed user interfaces
  • Good communication skills and the ability to thrive in a demanding and professional team environment
  • An understanding of user-centric design principles and current best practice
  • Experience of working in an agile or lean development environment
  • A degree in Visual/Interaction Design or similar
  • A fanatical attention to detail and respect for clean typography and information design
  • A background in visual design, interaction design and print design, and/or information graphics
  • A proven track record in UI design and a demonstrable portfolio of work
  • Experience with agile development methodologies
  • Previous e-commerce experience would also be beneficial
  • Desire to work closely with the business, learn new things and teach others
  • Ability to take ownership of a project or issue, analyse it and solve problems not faced before
  • Strong communication skills, both technically and non-technically.

 

If you think you have the required skills and experience to make a difference to our business, please get in touch with us at careers@notonthehighstreet.com, with a covering note, your CV and an indication of your salary expectations.