Senior UX/UI Designer AVP

Location
Northampton, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Nov 2022
Closes
05 Dec 2022
Ref
17657424
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
We are an equal opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds.

Working Flexibly

We're committed to providing a supportive and inclusive culture and environment for you to work in. This environment recognises and supports ways to balance your personal needs, alongside the professional needs of our business. Providing the opportunity for all our employees, globally to work flexibly empowers each of us to work in a way that suits our lives as well as enabling us to better service our customers' and clients' needs. Whether you have family commitments or you're a carer or whether you need study time or wish to pursue personal interests, our approach to working flexibly is designed to help you balance your life.

If you would like some flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.

Hybrid Working

We are currently operating in a hybrid working environment, meaning that many colleagues spend part of their working hours at home and part in the office, depending on the nature of the role they are in. Please discuss the detail of the working pattern options for the role with the hiring manager.

Responsibilities of the Senior Designer
  • Delivering consistent, excellent, customer-focused design solutions
  • Lead projects, taking responsibility for communication and planning design activities
  • Proactively collaborating with colleagues across the business and joining the dots where needed
  • Managing stakeholder's expectations and priorities
  • Adhering to human centered design practices
  • Keeping abreast of best practices in design led thinking and applying those as a leader both internally and externally
  • Be a champion of trialing new and relevant design methodologies and practices and promote across the business
  • Create and review design specs for developers (across app and web)
  • Ensure the quality of design is high, adhering to design language and challenging when appropriate
  • Initiating, acting on and briefing in user research ensuring the right questions are being asked at the right time
  • Leading by example and managing junior members of the team where needed

Essential Skills/Basic Qualifications:
  • 4+ years of experience of designing user centred experiences, with a strong digital portfolio showing examples of your work and processes
  • Proven experience of working with UX and/or service design principles and brand guidelines
  • Experience creating and contributing to digital design libraries, pattern libraries or something similar
  • Demonstrated ability to understand complex technical digital concepts, and present them as simple design solutions
  • A team player and clear communicator who can engage with a wide range of people, you are not afraid to call out when things aren't going right

Desirable skills/Preferred Qualifications:
  • You understand and act on making design decisions based on a range of data and insight
  • Proven experience leading designers, developers, stakeholders or clients
  • You have experience managing stakeholders and timelines/priority lists

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