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Lead UI Designer

Lead UI Designer

  • location

    City of London, London

  • sector:

    UX

  • job type:

    Permanent

  • salary:

    Up to £65000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kristie Craft

  • Email:

    kristie.craft@orbisconsultants.com

  • job ref:

    BBBH3224_1550849861

  • published:

    2 months ago

  • expiry date:

    2019-03-24

  • Consultant:

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Lead UI Designer

Description

One of the world's largest banks is growing out and looking for a Lead UI Designer to join their global team. They have recently brought together highly skilled industry experts to design, build, manage and continuously evolve digital opportunities and capabilities, creating innovative customer-centric banking services in a mobile world.

The team are seeking talented UI Designers, to work as part of the a cross functional team in London and across the globe. The role of the Lead Digital Designer UI is to lead and create 'Best In Class' experiences for our websites and mobile apps (including future channels/devices). The chosen candidate will have a track record of leading the successful delivery of customer-centric solutions in an agile environment.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Following user-centred design methods and industry best practices and trends, create accessible designs of products and services for the bank's customers.
  • Deliverables consist mainly of (but not limited to) mood boards, sketches, mock-ups, interactive prototypes, user testing materials, interaction definitions & high fidelity screen designs following brand guidelines.
  • Lead and perform stakeholder engagement and presentations on a regular basis. Provide design expertise support in all aspects of UCD, with strong emphasis on mobile-centric solutions, across the analysis and design functions.
  • The role holder can have line management accountability for a team, in which case a proportion of their time (circa 20-30%) will be people focused rather than task focused. This includes performance management, development plans and reward/recognition practices.
  • Build strong relationships, adopting a joined up approach to execute change at pace with minimum conflict.
  • Ensure a high bar for all the design work produced by the design team, driving consistent user experience and alignment across multiple products.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate for this role will have the below experience and qualifications:

  • Strong experience in User Centred Design methodology and its practical implementation.
  • Skilled in the use of various software tools, such as Sketch, In Vision, Adobe CC etc.
  • In-depth understanding and experience with native app design for both Android and iOS
  • Demonstrate working experience in a design leadership role.
  • Audiences
  • Built effective networks across business areas, developing relationships based on mutual trust and encouraging others to do the same
  • A track record of effectively handling complex sales, to meet the needs of demanding customers, in a fair and ethical way.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills; an ability to communicate with impact, ensuring complex information is articulated in a meaningful way to wide and varied
  • Set and achieved challenging short, medium and long term goals which exceeded the standards in their field
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills; an ability to communicate with impact, ensuring complex information is articulated in a meaningful way to wide and varied audiences
  • Built effective networks across business areas, developing relationships based on mutual trust and encouraging others to do the same
  • A successful track record of delivering complex projects and/or programmes, utilising appropriate techniques and tools to ensure and measure success
  • A track record of effectively handling complex sales, to meet the needs of demanding customers, in a fair and ethical way

This role will be based in Soutwark.