Manchester, Greater Manchester
7 months ago
Keywords - (User Interface Design, Interaction Design, Prototyping, Product, Branding, Ecommerce, Web, Mobile, iOS, Android, UCD, Motion, Typography, Colour, Layout, Sketches, Wireframes)
Salary - Negotiable
Location - Central Manchester
An experienced Lead UI Designer/Manager is required to join an elite UX team of researchers and designers at a leading global brand located in their central Manchester offices.
The Lead User Interface Designer is responsible for ensuring digital touch points are living and breathing the brand, and where appropriate adapting the offline brand to suit a digital interface. Staying on top of the latest digital design trends and working to apply them to the product suite. You will be creating production ready designs for the website, mobile app and other interfaces.
Working closely with front end developers to ensure the design makes it into the live environment as close to your original vision as possible with the technology in use. You will be maintaining and progressing the design system working to ensure the visual styles are consistent and current. You will be working closely with UX research outputs and translating the findings into your work.
*Recruit, develop and lead team members
*Management of 500k budget
*Responsible for the design of digital assets
*Producing production ready design assets for web, mobile and other digital devices across the product suite
*Develop and maintain the design system
*Work to ensure consistency in all of the digital interfaces
*Applying the motion, typography, colour and layout techniques to ensure interfaces are as delightful to use as they are intuitive and functional
*Work with UX research and front end development to ensure the best possible outcome from a visual and interaction design perspective.
*Circa 3+ years managing individuals and teams in an agile matrix environment
*Circa 5+ years of leading UI Design in agile digital teams
*Able to produce pixel perfect design layouts that are possible within time-frames, meeting the user needs and beautiful
*Knowledge of IOS and Android design standards
*Able to get to grips with and apply brand and style guidelines to digital products and services
*An understanding of usability, interaction design and research theories and principles.
*Experience of developing sketches, wireframes etc for digital design projects.
*Experience of working in an ecommerce role.