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Lead UX/UI Designer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Burnley, Lancashire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 07/11/2019
  • Duration: perm
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The Role:
The lead UI/UX Designer will be responsible for building the UI/UX division to ensure that the product portfolio delivers the highest possible standards of software. The role includes understanding the nature of the sector, building a team to complement the product and development teams, implementing the required processes and technologies, gathering customer requirements, designing graphic elements and building navigation components. To be successful in this role, you should have experience with design software and wireframe tools. If you have a portfolio of design projects that includes web/mobile applications work, we'd like to meet you.

Ultimately, you'll create both functional and appealing features that improve my clients products and help them grow their customer base.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Build and manage a UI/UX team, providing mentoring and training as and when required
A passion for well designed software with current and emerging UI/UX trends
Proven work experience as a UI/UX Designer or similar role
Portfolio of design projects
Knowledge of wireframe tools (e.g. Axure and InVision)
Able to build mocks/prototypes that can be exported for developers to render
Team spirit & strong communication skills
Process driven
Good time-management skills
Experienced in both Android and iOS design concepts and standards
Strong skills in responsive design for mobile & tablet as well as for desktop products
Aware and aligned with current and upcoming UI trends
Experience in designing with accessibility concepts built in
Work in conjunction with a team of product managers to deliver the best possible product for all clients

Build a UI/UX team in line with the product strategy of the business
Work with the Product and Development teams to implement the relevant processes to ensure effective and efficient product development from a UI/UX perspective
Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with product managers and engineers
Illustrate design ideas using storyboards, process flows and sitemaps
Develop UI mock-ups that clearly illustrate functionality and look & feel
Prepare and present concepts to internal teams and key stakeholders
Identify and troubleshoot UX problems (e.g. responsiveness, application flow and layout)

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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