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Senior UI Designer

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: West London, London
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 15/10/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH89492

Essential Skills:

  • Digital Design
  • Web / Mobile App Design
  • Tools: Sketch, InVision, and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong Digital Portfolio

Senior UI Designer
Location: West London
Duration: 12 Months

Our client are Europe's leading entertainment company and serves 21 million customers across five countries. Offering the best and broadest range of content, deliver market-leading customer service and use innovative technology to give customers a better TV experience.

Our client are looking for an innovative and creative Senior UI Designer to work on behalf of the Digital Design UI Team to deliver its simple ambition: to be regarded as Europe's leading in-house design team.

This role is fundamentally the creative execution of design work across multiple projects and focuses around three core areas:

Creative delivery:

  • Support the Lead Designer in shaping the day-to-day delivery and forward-looking UI direction, ensuring it's in line with wider Digital strategy
  • Lead by example by setting a benchmark for what good looks like through clarity
  • Effectively and efficiently own your business area whilst driving and advocating for innovative creative solutions
  • Demonstrate a knowledge and desire to investigate, innovate and develop emerging design, UI and technology trends
  • Help to maintain an efficient design delivery process, through regular clear communication with delivery teams and consistently delivering to schedule

Team:

  • Help drive our creative culture by being a highly visible advocate for all things design
  • Collaborate with design and development teams in order to create new experiences and evolve patterns
  • Work closely with the design team to ensure visibility and provide input into group design critiques
  • Be a champion for creative thinking throughout the team and mentor less experienced team members
  • Work collaboratively with UX to user test both flows and new UI designs. Analyse data and review designs appropriately

Relationship and Network building:

  • Work with stakeholder groups both within and outside the Digital Design team at product owner, and senior manager level
  • Advocate the value of UI design and User Cantered Design practices with stakeholders across the business
  • Working with the team, stakeholders and colleagues to elevate the 'final product'
  • Pair with Front End developers to help efficiently build designs to the quality and high standards

Skills and Experience:

  • 5+ years' experience with a specific focus on UI design, or a Bachelor's degree in a Design related discipline
  • Experience in similar large media company or leading digital agency
  • Solid understanding of visual and user-centered design, and how design can meet brand, business and strategic objectives
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in order to convey complex design concepts clearly to different delivery skill sets within the organisation
  • As obsessed with the finer detail as they are with the creative vision. Striving to deliver pixel perfect designs, that deliver
  • Motion and Interaction design experience.
  • Strong background in gathering business requirements and translating sometimes competing business objectives into designs which meet customer needs
  • A keen eye to contribute to the consistency of our clients global online brand guidelines, principles, and templates.
  • Proficient with the latest tools: Sketch, InVision, or Adobe Creative Suite

If you have the above skills please submit your CV in the first instance.

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