Senior UX/UI Designer

Are you a passionate and creative UX/UI designer who wants to work at a dynamic and fast-growing creative digital agency, based on the outskirts of Newcastle City Centre? We are on the hunt for a talented and experienced UX/UI Designer to join our special team. The successful applicant will have a great eye for detail and a HUGE passion for design, working on medium to large-scale brochure and ecommerce websites, as well as bespoke software applications for our growing client portfolio. Excellent communication skills are required, with a confident outlook, ensuring you can see through projects from start to finish. If you have real creative flair and love coming up with eye catching designs that deliver the best in user experience, then please read on... Here's what we need from you:

Essential skills:

  • Excellent prototyping experience
  • Competent with the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite
  • Storyboarding, conceptualising ideas and creating both low & high fidelity wireframes
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of Photoshop & Illustrator
  • Highly creative with strong attention to detail, design and colours
  • Excellent appreciation of a clients brand and experience working within brand guidelines - translating a clients’ brand into a digital realisation
  • Great understanding of customer needs and key considerations for user experience
  • Excellent appreciation of cutting edge, responsive website & app design – with a proven track record of delivering results from your work
  • The ability to understand a diverse range of sectors/clients and translate this into intuitive design using this insight.
  • The creation of use- focused email campaigns that drive results for clients
  • Proven/past portfolio of projects
  • Demonstrative experience of contributing to projects from a CRO perspective

Desirable skills:

  • Good knowledge of HTML, CSS, SASS/SCSS
  • Good knowledge of JS & JQuery and other JS frameworks
  • Good knowledge of WordPress & Magento
  • Good knowledge of modern web development frameworks such as Node, React etc

Personal Development, Communication & Teamwork requirements

  • Participate in creative “kick-off” sessions, collaborating with the wider team
  • Attend and contribute in meetings with clients and other team members
  • Strong organisational effectiveness and time management
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Have an outstanding attention to detail
  • Work to tight deadlines, reporting to a project manager
  • Offer insightful help wherever possible
  • Follow industry best practice and trends, ensuring solutions are both industry-leading for a UX and creative perspective

This role needs someone with a real passion to continually enhance their knowledge and skills, and the applicant must be hard-working and punctual, with the ability to fit into an ambitious, collaborative team of 32!

Perks of working at Inspired…?

  • Modern, open-plan purpose-built office in a historic building, with plenty of desk space and a great atmosphere
  • Relaxed working environment
  • Pool table
  • Dual monitor, high spec PC / iMac setup
  • Free coffee, tea and biscuits supplied, with pay-day Pizza Friday lunches paid for
  • Free beer on Friday afternoons
  • Opportunity for growth and promotion within our expanding company
  • Regular staff social events

Salary

Competitive salary paid dependent on knowledge and experience.