UI Designer

Location
London
Salary
£40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
01 Dec 2016
Closes
31 Dec 2016
Ref
ED133331
Contact
Evie Darroux
Discipline
Creative
Sector
B2C, Beauty
Business Type
Agency
Seniority
Executive
Contract Type
Freelance / Contract
Hours
Full-Time

Our client is a digital marketing and technology agency based in London, UK and New York, United States. They are looking for a User Interface Designer to work within a collaborative team to deliver delightful, effective and visually stunning responsive websites for some of the worlds best known cosmetic brands.

This is a new role with an initial 6 month contract.

You will be joining a fast growing design team that is designing beautifully simple and beautifully styled atomic web components for their own web platform.

You will come from a design agency or in house background where you have been the champion of user centered design throughout the whole project lifecycle.

Responsibilities

  • Design pixel perfect UI's for some of the worlds most recognized and loved beauty and fragrance brands
  • Champion and maintain their brand guidelines, beautifully translating them for responsive web
  • Partner with the UX Designer in your team to ensure that the UI visually communicates the UX vision they have defined
  • Translate wireframes/prototypes into final pixel perfect visuals
  • Define and articulate design interactions to developers
  • Support projects through to live, ensuring the design vision is met and visual standards upheld
  • Collaborate with the rest of the product team, including UX designers, engineers and QA

Requirements

  • Have a portfolio that displays excellent use of typography, color, imagery, grid systems and a keen eye for detail across responsive website projects
  • At least 3yrs' UI experience, preferably working with beauty, fragrance and fashion brands but not essential
  • Are an expert using Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, InVision, After Effects or similar
  • Have experience working in an agile environment and are familiar with JIRA and Confluence
  • Strive for beautiful visuals and beautifully simple functionality, you always want to delight the user
  • Are comfortable presenting ideas to senior stakeholders

It would be a plus if you also have

  • An understanding of front end markup (HTML/CSS), Sass variables and enjoy editing designs in browser
  • Have a strong understanding of UX principles and processes

Extra benefits include:

  • A high spec MacBook Pro with your choice of peripherals
  • Complimentary fruit, snacks, bagels and drinks
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance (4 x base salary)
  • 25 days' holiday per annum
  • Additional holiday on your birthday
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers

Please send CV and portfolio stating your salary expectations.

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