Lead UI/UX Designer

IDOX plc
From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum COMPETITIVE
30 Sep 2016
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
About the role IDOX Group/McLaren are looking to hire a Lead UI/UX Designer with skills in both user interface and user experience design. The role requires a designer who can understand stakeholder requirements, the needs of the user and in turn translate them into attractive and customer-focused interfaces for web, mobile and desktop platforms. You would be responsible for; The candidate will be someone who is well versed in the principles of graphic design, user experience and interaction design, and will be as comfortable carrying out user research or wire-framing, as they are pixel-pushing and building HTML prototypes from scratch. Personal Specification What would make someone successful in this role; · Demonstrable UX, UI design and development skills with a strong portfolio · Experience of designing complex business-centric products across multiple platforms · UX and User Research skills (task analysis, user journeys, personas, wire-framing, testing etc · Proficiency in Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, or other visual design tools such as Sketch · Modern HTML/CSS, Vanilla JS and jQuery, some CSS pre-processor (Sass, Less, etc), some version control · Familiarity creating work at multiple fidelities and points in the design cycle, from high-level wire-frames down to pixel-perfect mockups and modification of product HTML/CSS · Creates and maintains detailed style guides and pattern libraries · Articulates design problems and solutions very well to stakeholders while pragmatically considering technical and business requirements · Up-to-date with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies · Ability to mentor junior designer and enhance their skillset · Bachelor’s degree in Visual or Interaction Design, Computer Interaction. About idox plc Idox is the leading applications provider to UK local government for core functions relating to land, people and property, such as its market leading planning systems and election management software. Over 90% of UK local authorities are now customers. Idox provides public sector organisations with tools to manage information and knowledge, documents, content, business processes and workflow as well as connecting directly with the citizen via the web, and providing elections management solutions. It also supplies in the UK and internationally, decision support content such as grants and planning policy information and corporates compliance services. Idox delivers engineering document control, project collaboration and facility management applications to many leading companies in industries such as oil & gas, architecture and construction, mining, utilities, pharmaceuticals and transportation in North America and around the world. The Group employs over 665 staff located in the UK, the USA, Canada, Europe, India and Australia. Idox has many offices across the Country and therefore travel will be required. The Benefits This post commands a competitive salary depending upon experience, along with an excellent benefits package. This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/66763924

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