As a UX/UI Product Designer, you will assist the Creative Director and the team in implementing design best practice through UCD, pattern libraries and atomic methodologies.


A Product Designer will…

  • Want to be part of a high performing team.
  • Work closely with the Creative Director.
  • Create pattern libraries and sketch symbols, so that all builds are both user and cost efficient.
  • Create stable end to end eCommerce experiences (Shopify and Magento) that easily translate into code and meet client brief.

Our ideal candidate will have…

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a product design role.
  • Experience in lean and agile work methodologies.
  • Have an in-depth knowledge of how your design translates into code.
  • Experience using pattern libraries, UCD and atomic structured design methodologies.
  • Experience in using Sketch.
    A proactive not reactive approach.
  • The ability to prototype projects. 
  • Willingness to dig into details and think strategically whilst also directing and incorporating feedback.
  • A strong vocabulary that allows you to be both articulate and rational about your output.
  • A solid understanding of user research methods and best practices.
  • A portfolio demonstrating all of the above.

Other desirable skills…

  • Organised.
    Self-motivated.
  • Able to work to deadlines and under pressure.
  • Experience working in both an in-house and agency role.
  • Have an in-depth understanding of UCD practices.
  • Experience in deploying and reporting of CRO tests / experiments.
  • Face to face client experience.
  • Have worked both as a UX and UI designer.
  • Experience in interaction design and the ability to quickly prototype these interactions.
  • Front-end code.

Technologies / Frameworks used at AYKO…

  • Platforms
    • Magento 1 CE & EE
    • Magento 2 OpenSource, Commerce, Commerce Cloud
    • Shopify
    • BigCommerce
    • WordPress
    • Akeneo
  • Technology Stack
    • Ubuntu
    • Kubernetes
    • Docker
    • NGINX
    • Redis
    • Varnish
    • RabbitMQ
    • MySQL/Percona
    • XtraDB/MariaDB
    • Elasticsearch
    • AWS
    • DigitalOcean
  • CI/CD
    • Gitlab CI/CD
  • Quality & Standards
    • PHP Stan
    • PHP CS
    • PHP Lint
    • Phan
    • etc…
  • Debugging
    • Xdebug
    • PHPSpy
    • Blackfire
  • UX/UI Tools
    • Sketch
    • Invision
  • Languages
    • PHP 7
    • Bash
    • JavaScript
    • TypeScript
    • Frameworks
    • Symfony 4.x
    • Zend
    • Phalcon
  • Testing
    • PHPUnit
    • Magento Testing Framework (MTF)
    • Selenium
    • TestPad
    • GhostInspector
    • Gherkin/Cucumber
  • Monitoring/Alerts
    • New Relic
    • Zabbix
    • Pager Duty
  • Local Environment
    • Ubuntu (custom build) or MacOS
    • PhpStorm
    • Docker
  • Communication
    • Slack
    • Gmail
    • Jira
    • Google Hangouts/Meet
    • Zoom

The Perks…

  • 22 Days holiday (+ Bank Holidays)
  • Additional days holiday for each year in service
  • Company Pension
  • Latest & Greatest Hardware
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • At least two Team Parties per year
  • Team Lunches
  • Monthly Team Breakfast
  • Cake on your Birthday
  • Cycle to Work
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Eyecare Vouchers

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