UI/UX Designer / Consultant

Software Solved Limited
paying up to £45k
16 Jun 2017
25 Jun 2017
UI/UX Designer / Consultant Web & Software UI & UX / CSS Design / Android / IOS / HTML / JavaScript /Flexible working environment / Training / Company bonus scheme - Exeter based, salary up to £45k We are looking to recruit an experienced UI/UX Designer/Consultant to join a dynamic and expanding software house based in Exeter. You will be a key part of the Company's expansion and success in core markets as well as taking ownership of the design function internally. Our software solutions are exciting, varied and innovative, and make a real difference to the businesses of our high profile clients. The Company: Software Solved Limited helps clients resolve bespoke software needs through our software development services. We have been established since 1998 and with clear vision and focus we have also moved in Cloud, Mobile and Data technologies. We are a Microsoft Gold partner for software development and website development. It is essential our technical employees stay ahead of the game therefore training and maintaining qualifications is paramount. Who are we looking for: - UI/UX experience with an outstanding portfolio to showcase your work. - You should have strong influencing and collaboration skills to define the shape and direction of projects. - You will be able to conduct research and user feedback through consultancy workshops. - The ability to create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design. - Problem solving and empathy skills - understanding peoples' motivations and behaviours especially in an enterprise and business scenario. - Knowledge of the software development lifecycle. Essential Skills: - Proficiency in Photoshop and Illustrator and other visual design and wireframing tools. - Knowledge of Android, iOS, HTML, CSS and JavaScript as well as understanding the relationship between design and back-end development. - Working in an Agile environment. - Experience presenting concepts and ideas to senior clients. - Designing the user experience and interface for new products and enhancements to existing products (mobile apps, websites, customer portals, data visualisation, bespoke systems) for our clients. - Complete all steps in the design process from discovery and conceptualisation to implementation and usability review in response to business needs, user needs, technology requirements and innovation. - Develop personas and user journeys as well as MVPs and POCs. - Work with our external design agency to help transfer front-end design into workable software solutions. - Present and explain complex concepts and latest design thinking to a variety of audiences. - Work with Account Managers to proactively seek and develop new opportunities for UI/UX design within the existing client base as well as driving key messages for marketing and new sales. - Assist Marketing with design and enhancement of the corporate website including assets such as page templates, banners, infographics, downloadable content and videos. Desirable Knowledge: - An understanding of the difference between off-the-shelf products and bespoke software would be an advantage. - Ability to identify improvements to client system with the confidence to make recommendations and help implement change. - Experience of front-end programming would be desirable. Package: Salary for this role is up to £45k, plus our excellent benefits package which includes flexible working, , paid over time when authorised, company bonus scheme and loyalty bonus options to increase your benefits package in the long-term. How to apply: Please send your CV to us quoting reference: JSUIUX17a. All employees must successfully complete a full DBS via BackCheck and provide references from current and previous employer. If you have not heard from us by 14 July 2017 you can assume your application has been unsuccessful WE DO NOT WELCOME CALLS OR CVS FROM AGENCIES