UI / UX Designer

UI / UX Designer
Westmeath Permanent Hybrid Negotiable Ref: 21434

Job Description

My client is currently recruiting for an UI / UX Designer to join on the team on a permanent basis.

My client is currently recruiting for an UI / UX Designer to join on the team on a permanent basis. The UI / UX Designer will identify new opportunities and create better user experiences & communicating insights from a dataset using narratives & visualisations. UI / UX Designer will be responsible for delivering best in class user experience, practice and methods which makes your role extremely important for our success & ensuring customer satisfaction & loyalty.

Job Responsibilities

  • You will gather & evaluate user requirements in collaboration with relevant stakeholders.
  • Research & diagnose business problems /solutions e.g. usability issues.
  • You will illustrate design ideas using storyboards, process flows & sitemaps for internal work.
  • You will communicate the story the data tells by providing insight in a clear & compelling manner.
  • You will design low fidelity & high-fidelity designs.
  • User Validation  verifying that the proposed solution is suitable based on end user requirements.
  • You will design & optimise graphic UI elements & design systems, including menus, tabs, page navigation, buttons, search fields, widgets & forms.
  • You will develop mock-ups & prototypes illustrating site format & functionality using user experience methodologies.
  • You will create original graphic designs and flows (e.g. images, sketches, and tables).
  • You will identify and troubleshoot UI & UX problems (e.g. responsiveness).
  • Conduct layout adjustments based on user feedback.
  • Adhere to company brand guidelines & style standards on fonts, colours & images.
  • Consult with project stakeholders on best practice.

Experience Required

  • 5+ years of experience in UX Design
  • Portfolio of design projects (essential)
  • Experience in taking research, wireframes, components, & other UI elements from inception to developer handover.
  • Knowledge of wireframe tools, design software & prototyping functionality within software such as Figma, Sketch & Adobe CC.
  • Experience of designing responsive solutions ranging from desktop to mobile.
  • Experience of working in Agile teams and working collaboratively with product owners, Agile/SCRUM leads, developers, and testers.
  • Understanding of UX Design process methodologies.
  • Expert in Adobe CC, Figma, Sketch or Invision.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to collaborate with various stakeholders.
  • Good time-management skills, with the ability to handle & prioritise multiple tasks & projects.
  • Detail oriented and customer-centred problem solver.
  • Expertise in whiteboarding/brainstorming tools, e.g. Miro, MS whiteboard.
  • Ideally knowledge of accessibility (WCAG 2.0,2.1)

Essential and Desirable Skills

  • Experience of working in Agile teams and working collaboratively with product owners, Agile/SCRUM leads, developers, and testers.
  • Understanding of UX Design process methodologies.
  • Expert in Adobe CC, Figma, Sketch or Invision.
  • Portfolio of design projects (essential)

Educational Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Interaction Design, Information Systems, Computer Science, or other related field, or equivalent work experience.

Working Hours & Benefits

  • 38 Hour Working Well
  • Health Insurance
  • Pension
  • Bonus

Consultant Details

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Name: Nicola Byrne
Title: Senior IT Recruitment Consultant
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