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UX Designer

  • location

    City of London, London

  • sector:

    UX

  • job type:

    Permanent

  • salary:

    Up to £50000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kristie Craft

  • Email:

    kristie.craft@orbisconsultants.com

  • job ref:

    BBBH3301_1553512481

  • published:

    9 months ago

  • expiry date:

    2019-04-17

  • Consultant:

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Product / UX Designer - Up to £50,000 + great benefits!

A fast-growing internet business operating in a competitive, emerging market is currently growing out and looking for a UX Designer to join their young and dynamic team. They work hard to be the leading live streaming and video on demand platform.

The company have recently gone through a merger so your first major responsibility will be for merging the user experience of the two platforms. It's an exciting opportunity to really make an impact on a company that's both new and established.

Who you'll be Reporting to:

Head of Product and aside Front-End Development, the UI/UX Designer will work throughout the software development lifecycle and be able to manage their time between creating and iterating upon specifications for specific pieces of work as well as self-directed efforts to improve the UI, UX, Design & Usability of the product as a whole.


We need you to...

  • Help us deliver a brand new UI that unifies multiple platforms
  • Define our new design system and brand style guide
  • Devise systems and processes for ensuring continual improvement


You'll be responsible for...

  • Designing and maintaining a coherent, consistent and amazing experience across the platform Implementing great user experience design at all parts of the software development lifecycle Creating and iterating on designs, wireframes and prototypes
  • Performing quantitative and qualitative user experience research and mapping user journeys
  • Championing a user-centric design process
  • Data-driven design, split testing and identifying red routes
  • Working closely with developers to maintain high standards
  • Design sign-off for new features and improvements
  • Maintaining and policing the brand identity


You will have...

  • A pragmatic approach for UI design
  • Strong ability to communicate ideas clearly
  • Demonstrable proficiency with your choice of design software
  • Ability to gather data to help validate design decisions
  • A keenness for keeping up-to-date with trends, tools and technologies
  • An exciting portfolio of things you'd like to show us


You might have...

  • Knowledge and experience of video hosting, streaming, encoding, etc.
  • Understanding of HTML, CSS & JS
  • Experience working in a React ecosystem
  • Graphic design and illustration experience