Lead UX Designer - Glasgow

UI/UX
Ref: 235 Date Posted: Monday 21 Jun 2021
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As a pioneering and rapidly growing global technology firm, Know-it (Global) Ltd. is currently launching in the UK. We have planned launch dates for Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the USA within the next 2 years. Our aim is to establish ourselves as a global leader in Credit Management SaaS platform technology. We have an exciting opportunity for an accomplished Lead UX Designer to join our team. Reporting directly to our CTO, this is a key role and requires a Lead with a proven commercial record in UX research and design work.

The Job

  • You will lead the planning and execution of our projects with our Marketing and Development teams to design elegant user interfaces that are intuitive, usable and beautiful.
  • Partner with the business & developers to oversee the user experience of a product from conception until launch.
  • Research & develop design concepts, wireframes, prototypes, usage scenarios, task analysis, specifications and other UX / UI design deliverables.
  • Define and implement a systematic approach to create a clean and functional UI.
  • Understand the target users’ needs, motivations and behaviours as it relates to a specific project or area.
  • Conceptualise original ideas that bring simplicity and user-friendliness to complex design challenges.
  • Communicate designs and articulate the value of UX and the rationale behind your research process and design decisions.
  • Support Software Developers to evolve designs during implementation and understand how designs translate to implementation.

About You

  • Established Design process/skills/methods such as workshop facilitation, research and prototyping with UX software (i.e. Invision, Sketch or similar).
  • Experience with storyboarding, customer journey mapping or service design.
  • A strong UX portfolio with elements of case study.
  • A creative problem solver who can transform ideas into a final product.
  • Able to work both collaboratively and with autonomy.
  • Collaborate with Agile methodologies and design thinking approaches. 
  • Excellent stakeholder management, influence and partnership skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to effectively present clearly.
  • Passion and enthusiasm for the field of design and act as an advocate of great user experiences.
  • Take pride in producing quality work.
  • You are friendly, flexible and adaptable and can cope with a rapidly changing set of tasks.
  • Comfortable providing and receiving feedback.
  • 3+ years as a Lead UX Designer or UX Researcher.
  • 5+ years in a software product development environment

This is a fantastic opportunity. Please apply now for an immediate interview