UX / UI Designer

What will the role entail?

  • Working with the business and Product Owners to be the UX voice in concepts and ideas creation.
  • Collaborating with other designers and our product development teams to understand our customers’ needs, creating wireframes, user journeys and navigational prototypes based on a loose, high level brief (we don’t provide solutions – we trust you to come up with those)
  • Inspire and encourage others to create a seamless user experiences across multiples devices
  • Providing our customers with the best possible user journey as they search, select and book their holiday
  • Use your creative talent to design webpages, new features and native apps

Essential Skills and Experience

  • A thorough understanding of User Centred Design and able to demonstrate experience of working through a User Centred Design process.
  • Highly skilled in using Adobe Photoshop, Sketch and Illustrator in a commercial environment
  • Experience with using a number of prototyping tools such as InVision, Marvel, Flinto, Proto.io and Principle
  • Understanding of Google Analytics and how to use top line data to inform UX decisions
  • Able to contribute to formal user research and user testing to try out new designs and ideas with customers, making sure that we’re meeting real user needs
  • User research skills including Personas, Competitor Analysts, A/B Testing
  • Minimum of 3-5 years commercial experience in a similar role.
  • Knowledge of HTML/CSS
  • Strong image manipulation and creation skills.
  • Competent in working across different platforms (web, tablet, smartphones) and browsers
  • Ability to work within current style and brand guideline. Also able to develop additional style guides moving forwards.
  • The ability to communicate and present ideas to both technical & non-technical colleagues.
  • Able to work in a collaborative manner across Development and Design teams, but also able to work autonomously
  • An understanding for agile methodologies such as XP and Scrum.
  • A passion for emerging web technologies and trends

Desirable Skills/Qualifications

  • Travel industry experience
  • An interest in design programmes such as After Effects, Lightroom and other 3d design packages

Benefits

  • Staff discount on holidays
  • On-site canteen
  • Company social events
  • Casual dress code
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay – based on length of service to qualify
  • Length of Service awards
  • Flexible working
  • Free car parking
  • Workplace pension
  • Share Incentive Plan
  • On site badminton court and putting green
  • Healthshield - Voluntary health care plan
  • Increasing holiday allowance with length of service

Hours

  • Full time (37.5 hpw)
  • Hours - 8.5 hours inc 1 hour lunch, Mon – Fri

Other

  • Office relocation to Manchester City Centre Autumn 2018

Apply by sending your CV and covering letter to ITjobs@onthebeach.co.uk