UX / UI Designer

Purpose of role

You will work closely with your UX and UI colleagues, as well as Product Managers, Software Engineers and subject matter experts. You will be responsible for developing and maintaining our design system and Figma prototypes for sales demos, development specifications and user testing. This role involves ongoing research, ideation, workshop participation, concept development, iterative processes and the production of detailed design solutions. You will work with the extended team to get the best possible product to the market.


Operational requirements

  • Be involved in the full product design life cycle (from concept to detailed specification to implementation)

  • Help evangelise UX and UI processes at a project level

  • Work closely with your UX and UI colleagues, as well as Product Managers, Software Engineers and subject matter experts

  • Working closely with the extended team to get the best possible product to the market

  • Ongoing research, ideation, workshop participation, concept development, iterative processes and the production of detailed design solutions

  • Work hand in hand with the product management team to understand desired design outcomes and use design thinking techniques to produce solutions that optimise the user experience

  • Strong experience with identifying relevant customer, cultural and commercial insights and translating these insights into design solutions

  • Expected to take a product idea from concept to production while quickly broadening their technical understanding as new technologies become available

  • Create prototypes, mock-ups, and demos in collaboration with cross-functional team to show to customers and test with users

  • Create and evolve our design system of patterns, components, and styles across mobile and web

  • Partner with other teams such as marketing, to create stories that speak to multiple touchpoints of the user journey


Experience / Knowledge

  • At least 3 years’ experience as a UI Designer

  • Solid understanding of Agile UX and UI design and software development methodology as you will work in close collaboration with Engineers

  • Someone who is outcome focused with a solid visual design aesthetic, can demonstrate it (a portfolio of design successes) and understand the interaction between company objectives and user needs

  • Ability to develop and iterate concepts

  • Experience within the utilities industry would be a plus

  • Experience with developing complex software solutions would be a plus

  • Ability to lead and manage a range of activities from workshops to prototyping

  • Experience with user testing would be a plus

  • Proficiency with interaction design, creating user flows, wireframes, prototypes and visual designs

  • Proficiency with Figma and design systems

  • An up-to-date knowledge of UI patterns and their usage – including experience with, and ongoing research into current UI pattern conventions.

  • Excellent communication skills

Experience using Miro to work collaboratively on wireframe sketches, using notes and comments is an advantage.