Senior UX Visual Designer - London - £400-£450 - 3 months

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £400 - £450 per day

  • Contact:

    Jack Webster

  • Contact email:

    Jack.Webster@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH118868_1581699141

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-15

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Senior UX Visual Designer - London - £400-£450 - 3 months

Senior UX Visual Designer - London - £400-£450 - 3 months

The work location is in Paddington, LONDON and is a 3 months contract.

The pay rate on offer is between £400 - £450 per day.

The role is working for a well-established, multi-national retailer and specialises in clothing, home and luxury product.

Background: Retail experience highly preferable.

Key accountabilities of the role include:

Design & Innovate:

  • Delivery and presentation of relevant project deliverables as required by the projects (such as creative briefs, concepts, digital assets, style guides, pattern libraries, CSS etc.)
  • Translate wireframes, UI Specs, and graphical briefs to prototype or finished designs. Understand design needs and convert it to a digital offering on multiple channels.
  • Support frontend devs with requisite digital assets, CSS, grids etc.
  • Adhere to established design guides and pattern libraries to ensure a consistent look and feel across all channels.
  • Work with other agile teams to ensure patterns are reused and evolved when necessary.
  • Create/Update/maintain pattern library as required.

Collaborate:

  • Work tightly with the Web & App Team members to understand the vision for the experience and how to use the design to lift and define the overall user engagement.
  • Work with the UX Architects to develop early prototypes to test early ideas with customers.
  • Work with Brand, Marketing and Publication to interpret the branding guidelines into appropriate digital assets and furniture.

Be the best by:

  • Maintaining a continuous view of the digital landscape by staying abreast of trends & changes in the industry.
  • Ensuring all deliverables have strong emotive, brand, identity and user-centred design solutions.

Agile/Self-management:

  • Work effectively within the Agile team structure and contribute to cadences and ceremonies

Key skills and experience

  • Strong conceptual thinking and a deep understanding of brand
  • Desire to produce the best visual experiences in the industry, regardless of complexity or channel
  • A solid understanding of designing intuitive site functionality, interaction, site architecture, user interfaces, and navigation
  • Successful portfolio that demonstrates your ability in creating first class designs
  • Experience in designing graphical templates, CSS development, optimising graphics and streaming media
  • Technical skills should include strong Creative Suite skills, PhotoShop, Illustrator, Sketch
  • Strong knowledge of responsive design methods, scalable designs and UI frameworks
  • Working knowledge/understanding of frontend code (or willingness to learn)
  • Advanced skills & demonstrable experience in most of the following:
    • Visual Design, specifically online/digital. Optimising graphical design assets, CSS, cut ups etc. Effective use of colour pallettes and typography to achieve an engaging look and feel.
    • Design Tools/software - including Sketch - to create hi-fi mockups and prototypes
    • Interaction Design techniques to enable usable interfaces and the reuse of modules, components and elements (atomic design)
    • Creation, maintenance and governance of a Pattern Library to ensure consistent reuse of design elements
    • Concept design & development for new business ideas and/or to demonstrate alternative approaches
    • Application of Brand guidelines and working with brand to understand photography
    • Clean, simple design to ensure a usable design that is intuitive and engaging
    • Quality assurance through regular sign offs, peer reviews and keeping stakeholders aware of progress / updates/ changes.