Role details

UI Designer

Manchester   •   £40,000 - £50,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • UI Designer
  • Financial Services Organisation based in Manchester

About Our Client

An opportunity to work for a reputable financial services organisation based in Manchester. The business prides itself on offering a dynamic, fresh and vibrant approach in a historically traditional sector.

The business is looking to appoint strong digital talent to help them on their journey of becoming truly digitally focused.

Job Description

The UI Designer will be part of a talented Digital team and support the senior designer in taking creative and design briefs and prototyping design concepts ready for development.

The UI Designer will need to demonstrate creative flair and ideas whilst being technically able with good understanding of web development techniques.

Key responsibilities:

  • Deliver high quality design solutions for a range of digital media including emails, digital media campaigns and website pages
  • Presenting Design ideas to internal stakeholders
  • Ensuring the brand is cascaded across digital platforms effectively
  • Developing UX style guides for use by third party developers
  • Project managing work load and taking concepts from start to finish
  • Taking responsibility for elements of coding including basic HTML on email and HTML5 on animated banners
  • Building and designing around existing CMS templates
  • Designing for print and PDF document creation
  • Wireframing and storyboarding
  • Building interactive prototypes for end user testing
  • Test design projects once in development, ensuring all design brief are delivered to a high standard
  • Contribute to key web development projects
  • Keep up to date with industry best practise

The Successful Applicant

The UI Designer will have:

  • A creative flair, strong conceptual skills and design style
  • Solid knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Fireworks, illustrator and Indesign
  • Experience with prototyping tools such as Axure
  • Experience working in a digital context
  • Technically able with a good understanding of HTML5 and familiarity with email coding and responsive design
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • A passion for continuously challenging and driving new design initiatives and processes that will be market leading
  • Any experience of using open source content management systems such as Umbraco is advantageous
  • Ability to work effectively as a team and own initiative

What's on Offer

Salary is £40,000 to £50,000 depending on the level of experience plus benefits.

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