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Location: Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 8BX
Salary: £18,000 - £20,000
Sector: Design  
Type: Permanent
Posted: 05/29/2019
Junior User Experience Designer Ronald James Group 2019-07-01

Our client is one of the UK's most innovative financial services groups. They currently work with close to 20% of UK financial advisers and provide products and technology to over 1.4 million private clients.

Their aim is to revolutionise the way wealth management is delivered. They believe that by using technology to deliver financial services, they empower financial advisers and clients to take control of their futures.

Role:

Award winning technology focused financial company are seeking a Junior User Experience Designer to join their large development team. As the Junior User Experience Designer, you will work with the Senior User Experience Designer to optimise, educate and uphold best practices in user experience.

You will also assist in creating personas, user flows, site maps then translating them to wireframes, prototypes and UI designs.

What Will You Be Doing?

  • Work with the Senior User Experience Designer to optimise products, functionality and features

  • Collaborate effectively with web, mobile developers to build user-friendly web and mobile interfaces

  • Create consistent and simple user-centered designs that adhere to brand guidelines

  • Assist in translating business requirements into flows, wireframes and mockups that lead to intuitive UI designs

  • Identify design problems then devise elegant and consistent solutions

  • Take smart risks and champion new ideas

Skills Required:

  • A passion for UX and UI

  • An up to date knowledge of latest design trends

  • A background in design, preferably 1 or more years experience in a professional UX and/or UI position\

  • A strong portfolio which demonstrates work across a range of projects

  • A good working knowledge of Adobe CC (Photoshop, Illustrator XD). A basic understanding of Zeplin or any prototyping tool (AxureRP, Sketch, InVision would be beneficial)

  • A basic knowledge of working in Agile process

  • Experience with mobile and responsive design would be highly beneficial

  • Good communication skills - Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to the Senior User Experience Designer and Project leaders

  • Ability to work alongside multiple colleagues within different departments

  • Attend UX conferences and training events as and when required

Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Pension scheme
  • Great starting salary
  • Opportunity for progression
  • Flexible Time
  • Home Working

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