Senior UX Designer

Job Title: Senior UX Designer

Department: Product

Reporting to: Head of Product

Location: Reading, Berkshire, UK

Type (Full/Part time): Permanent Full Time

Job Context: Autino are seeking an enthusiastic and exceptional individual to lead new ideas and take responsibility for our customer experiences in a fast-growing company with blue-chip backing. We produce multiple online products which offer different solutions to the automotive market and their customers.

Responsibilities:

  • Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to existing and new products and features
  • Take a user-centred design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs
  • Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions
  • Translate concepts into user flows, wireframes, mock-up, and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences
  • Facilitate the client’s product vision by researching, conceiving, sketching, prototyping and user-testing experiences for digital products
  • Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mock-ups optimised for a wide range of devices and interfaces
  • Build and lead team of other UX and UI designers to deliver outstanding experiences for our users
  • Plan and implement new designs
  • Optimise existing user interface designs
  • Test for intuitiveness and experience
  • Communicate with clients to understand their business goals and objectives
  • Develop technical and business requirements and always strive to deliver intuitive and user-centred solutions
  • Combine creativity with an awareness of the design elements
  • Test new ideas before implementing
  • Conduct an ongoing user research

Essential Skills & Requirements:

  • Ability to work with clients to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet client needs and vision
  • Extensive experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions, and a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design
  • A solid grasp of user-centred design (UCD), planning and conducting user research, user testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, heuristic analysis, usability and accessibility concerns
  • Ability to iterate designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and clients
  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting including synthesizing abstract ideas into concrete design implications
  • 5+ years of experience as an UI-UX Designer or similar role
  • UX/UI design portfolio
  • Expertise in UX software such as Axure, Adobe XD, Sketch, InVision, UXPin, Framer, or others
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to discuss and explain design options
  • Detail oriented and critical thinker
  • Problem solver and customer-centred

Desirable Skills:

  • Fluent in spoken English
  • Fluent in writing English
  • BSc in Design, Computer Science or relevant field