UI Designer (Contract)

Location
Greater Manchester, Manchester / Warrington, Cheshire / Bolton, Greater Manchester
Salary
£175.00 - £225 per day
Posted
17 Oct 2016
Closes
16 Nov 2016
Ref
BBBH9000
Contact
Chris McCarthy
Discipline
Marketing
Specialism
Design, Development & UX
Sector
Mobile, Online
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Seniority
Executive
Contract Type
Freelance / Contract
Hours
Full-Time
We're working with a large company in the ecommerce sector who are looking for an experienced User Interface Designer on a contract basis for an initial 2-3 months (full time, on site).

You will help deliver high quality, innovative, interactive and responsive visual designs their websites both UK and Europe wide. You will support with designs for A/B and usability testing to improve user experience. You would be expected to be abreast of new technology, design trends and emerging UI patterns.

Role summary:
- Deliver designs for web and mobile site content as well as email and social media assets
- Informed and practical consideration of mobile, touch and responsive design to enhance brand and multi-channel experiences
- Awareness of trends/new ideas and share best practices for style guidelines
- Customer-focus with deep knowledge of ecommerce, usability and experience design
Support UX and accessibility improvements
- Maintain and foster close partnerships with product owners, business analysts, development, creative, analytics and other key teams
- Promote design thinking and advocate best practice for the company
- Design for internationalisation and localisation
- Work with the developers to provide an ideal global solution for web and mobile
- Create and oversee striking visual designs across our platforms and products
- Simplify complex interaction problems and champion a user-centred design methodology
- Research and recommend prototyping and wireframing tools
- Experience designing for multiple platforms, both with responsive + adaptive design

Experience required:

- Agile development experience
- Strong understanding of ecommerce and web analytics
- Previous experience working with ecommerce platforms, Magento experience preferred
- Experience with Wireframing tools and testing tools like Monetate
- Proficient knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
- Working knowledge of the web presentation technologies; HTML and CSS
- A passion for emerging technologies and all things interactive. Able to identify and rationalise suitable opportunities to explore further
- Effectively communicates with all stakeholders to evolve, design and capture the objectives and agreed approaches
- Proficient in Microsoft Office
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills

This is a live and urgent role with a key client. For full information and immediate consideration, please submit an application ASAP.