Lead UX/UI Designer

Recruiter
Checkout.com
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
31 Jul 2017
Expires
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
We are actively looking for a passionate and forward-thinking Lead UX Designer to join our Product & Innovation team. If you love to crack complex Design puzzles and would love to shape the future of payments, whether it is web or mobile, this could be the role for you!Working side by side with our VP of Products, you will own the UX whilst crafting great UI for our products and shaping our brand with consistency and creative expression. With a hand in each stage of the Design process, you will collaborate with multi-disciplinary Engineers across locations, bringing the prototypes to life to delight millions of users worldwide. You will embrace the creative process head on to build products that are innovative, inventive and delivering first class experience. SkillsAdobe Creative Suite, process flows, Lead UX/UI Designer, Product & Innovation, interaction paradigms, conversion-focused UISectorsTechnologyQuestionsAre you legally able to work in the UK?, Tell us about the skills and experience you can bring to this role? About the RoleCollaborate with our VP of Products to define high level requirements and elaborate those as process flows and interaction paradigmsDefine the creative vision and drive concepts to craft innovative interactive experiencesQuickly move from abstract idea to conceptual sketches based on business objectives and merchant needsDeliver artifact including wireframes, system maps, prototypes (paper or interactive) up to the completed visual DesignCreate pixel-perfect and conversion-focused UIChampion UX for a variety of projects across Checkout.comAct as the user advocate to ensure that product functionalities deliver the user needs for simplicityKeep up to date with UX best practices and developments, and pro-actively share knowledge and examples across the business Mentor a mid-level UI DesignerAbout You6+ years UX/UI Design experience, solving complex UX problems and delivering first-class UI across a variety of interfaces and devicesPassion for elegant and pixel perfect UIExcellent understanding of outputs from user insights and transforming them into consistent UX systemsAbility to rationalize Design decisions through research or other meansExpert with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop and Illustrator mainly) and other tools for wire framing and sketchingGood knowledge of Web technologies such as CSS and HTML is a definite plusRoust understanding of how available technologies impact Design decisionsBSc in HCI, information science, or any Design-related disciplineFluency in English