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UI Designer

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Our client is a first class consultancy practice who aims to build bridges between people and information to enable creative productivity across their customers' entire business eco-system.​ They help drive greater engagement and creative productivity​ with staff, clients and partners in exciting ways - the perfect blend of technology and business cultural change.

​Our client connects and collaborates with its staff, clients and partners to respond to the new opportunities of Social, Mobile and Cloud technology. It helps businesses become more agile and solve business problems to thrive in a globally networked world, always taking full advantage of the Microsoft platform.

Keen to work with further high quality, skilled team players who can help contribute to its collective goals this client has built an organisation around a team of experts who truly believe in the work that they do. The team of 25 are all driven towards success and are dedicated to their work, but still find the time to have fun.

Reporting To: Head of UX

The UI Designer will be able to take functional and branding requirements and turn it into an amazing user experience.
They will have an eye for clean and artful design, possess superior UI skills and be able to translate high-level requirements into interaction flows and artifacts, and transform them into beautiful, intuitive, and functional user interfaces.
They will be responsible for interface layout and design, visual design, interaction design and establishing visual guidelines for a solution, within budgetary and/or time constraints.
They will work with the UX Designer, Creative Designer, Solution Director, Project Manager and relevant technical stakeholders to make sure the requirements are accurately translate requirements into system development.

Responsibilities
- Work closely with internal development and design teams to ensure flawless integration with back-end technology and a great user experience
- Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off
- Conceptualise original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks
- Be able and open to analysing the trade-offs between usability, creativity and performance needs
- Present and defend designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders
- Write front-end code (including HTML, CSS and JavaScript) using current standards for cross-platform and cross-browser compatibility
- Working with external customers to understand branding requirements through interviews and workshops
- Create hi-def mock-ups/concepts, prototypes and wireframes with visual layout tools such as Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
- Be able to successfully engage in multiple projects/initiatives simultaneously
- Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards
- Act as a resource for implementation troubleshooting, etc.
- Work with the web development and technical teams to meet technical requirements

Required Abilities
- Demonstrable UI design skills with a strong portfolio
- Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
- Ability to present your designs and sell your solutions to various stakeholders.
- Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
- Up-to-date with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies
- Able to demonstrate strong skills with leading design tools including Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop
- Proficiency in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for rapid prototyping. Knowledge of Axure, or Balsamiq advantageous.
- A good working knowledge of the project life-cycle for website development
- Ideally experience working as part of a team within a software development environment
- Willingness to travel to client sites as necessary.
- Commitment to excellence and success.
- The ability to self-motivate.
- Excellent time management, organisational and multi-tasking skills.

If you are interested in this role then please get in touch with us as soon as possible with your updated CV and work samples.

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