As a UI Designer, you will assist the creative director and the team in implementing design best practice through UCD, pattern libraries and atomic methodologies.

A UI 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.
  • 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.

The Perks…

  • 22 days holiday (+ bank holidays)
  • Additional days holiday for each year in service
  • Company pension
  • Latest & greatest hardware
  • Twice yearly appraisals
  • Flexible working hours
  • Perkbox employee benefits scheme
  • Team lunches
  • Monthly team breakfast
  • Cake on your birthday
  • Cycle to work
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Eyecare vouchers
  • Fresh fruit and unlimited tea and coffee

Technologies / Frameworks used at AYKO…

  • Platforms
    • Magento 1 CE & EE
    • Magento 2 OpenSource, Commerce, Commerce Cloud
    • Shopify
    • BigCommerce
    • WordPress
    • Akeneo
  • UX/UI Tools
    • Sketch
    • Axure
    • Adobe CC
    • Invision

  • Communication
    • Slack
    • Gmail
    • Jira
    • Google Hangouts/Meet
    • Zoom

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