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UX Designer

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Up to £65000.00 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Development, Digital & e-commerce
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UX Designer
Central London
£65,000 / Flexible Working

One of Capita's clients are currently on the lookout for a UX Designer to join the team in their central London office. They are looking for a passionate Developer who wants to work in a relaxed environment where they can be an integral part of truly exciting technology.

As the new designer, you will work closely with the front-end development team. Your primary goals will be to design the next generation of portal website for the company website, apps and other interfaces across multiple platforms such as iOS, Android, Windows, and mobile/tablet web.

We expect you to have an evolved understanding of how people use devices and a flexibility to adapt to modern technologies.

Reporting to the Creative Lead you will be responsible for highly usable and intuitive interface creation. Any concept you create will be brand-consistent across all experiences that our company provides to our end users. You will be proficient in web design with a particular interest in responsive templates; taking a creative concept from a mobile interface up to a desktop experience.

You Will

  • Design websites and have particular interest/skill in sites that incorporate a high level of interaction and functionality
  • Design functional, usable, and engaging interactions and visual designs
  • Provide strategic thinking and leadership
  • Collaborate with project owners in realising the goals as set out by the business
  • Participate in the development process from definition, through design, build, test, release, and maintenance
  • Stay abreast of aesthetic trends and look for creative ideas and inspiration
  • Break any design problem down into smaller actionable chunks and solve them with clarity and precision
  • Staying in the loop and on top of the latest standards, changes in the world of design
  • Lease with the senior management to realise the creative output

Skills and Experience

Essential skills

  • Strong working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop or Fireworks are essential
  • Ability to hand code HTML5 & CSS3 to a high standard
  • Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
  • Experience in wire framing and storyboarding, tools such as Balsamiq Mockups are used to describe customer journeys.
  • Strong graphic design skills, with a good understanding of typography and design principles
  • Ability to recognise and predict use-cases and user interaction, including 'happy path' and 'edge and corner' cases, and incorporate them into designs.
  • Excellent understanding of user-experience design for mobile and the web, technology trends, demonstrable design skills, and ability to show relevant and up to date work.
  • Proven ability to deliver high quality designs to customers.
  • A team player who can easily adapt in a rapidly changing environment.

Nice to have

  • Experience in SEO would be nice to have, but isn't essential
  • Understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including React & jQuery. Although you may not necessarily be writing the JavaScript you will be required to know the vast capabilities of it.
  • An understanding of Apple's human interface design guidelines
  • Experience with Git source control


  • Competitive salary
  • Employee Equity Scheme
  • All the tools you require to get the job done
  • Plenty of opportunity to work from home
  • 25 days holiday PLUS UK public holidays (33 in total)
  • Greenfield project with plenty of scope for learning
  • Great opportunity to learn data science techniques and algorithms
  • Working with an experienced, knowledgeable, friendly team
  • Relaxed, inclusive culture

UX Designer
Central London
£65,000 / Flexible Working

Capita IT Resourcing is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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