UX / UI Designer
One of the world's leading financial services organisations is building out their Commercial Banking (CMB) operates in over 60 countries, covering the developed and developing markets that matter most to our customers. They are investing heavily in digital capabilities for customers and colleagues, with a number of major digital initiatives underway.
With the growth, the team are looking for talented UX and UI Designers, to work as part of the digital product delivery team.
The role of the UX/UI Designer is to create 'Best In Class' experiences for their product across websites and mobile apps (including future channels/devices). The right 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, industry best practices and trends, creating accessible user journeys and products for the bank's customers.
- Deliverables consist mainly of (but not limited to) user research, customer experience maps, personas, flow charts, sitemaps, sketches, wireframes, interactive prototypes, user testing materials & analysis, UI deliverables, mood boards, modular/atomic design, native mobile design, interaction definitions & high-fidelity screen designs while adhering to guidelines and standards.
- 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.
- Support a culture of continuous improvement in customer experience, while understanding and balancing their objectives of profitability and productivity alongside adhering to the need to comply with financial crime compliance and risk.
- Work to a high standard to ensure alignment of all your work to the work produced by the rest of the design team, supporting consistent user experience and alignment across multiple product
- Defining interaction models, user task flows, and UI (user interface) specifications
- Communicating scenarios (hypothetical users), end-to-end experiences, interaction models, and screen designs to other people working on a product
- Working with creative directors and visual designers to incorporate visual / brand identity into the finished product
- Developing and maintaining design wireframes (basic mock-ups of applications) and specifications
The ideal candidate for this role will have the below experience and qualifications:
- Experience in User Centred Design methodology and its practical implementation.
- Skilled in the use of various software tools, such as Sketch, InVision, Axure, Flinto, Principle, Adobe suite etc.
- In-depth understanding and experience with native app design for both Android and iOS, along with first-rate knowledge of responsive web design along with an understanding of user research and user testing methods and an ability to translate the research findings into design solutions
- Mathematical aptitude and strong problem-solving skills
- An understanding of the latest trends and their role in a commercial environment
- Self-development skills to keep up to date with fast-changing trends
- Banking / Financial services experience beneficial
- Excellent written and spoken communication skills, an ability to communicate with impact, ensuring complex information is articulated in a meaningful way to a wide and varied audience.
The base location of this role will be Aldwych, London.
They are committed to building a culture where all employees are valued, respected and opinions count. They take pride in providing a workplace that fosters continuous professional development, flexible working and opportunities to grow within an inclusive and diverse environment.
They want everyone to be able to fulfil their potential which is why we provide a range of flexible working arrangements and family friendly policies