UX/UI Designer

Location
London (West), London (Greater)
Posted
30 Apr 2021
Closes
30 May 2021
Ref
UXUIJWC2021
Function
Ecommerce
Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

UX/UI Designer

Full-time employment contract

The role

Josh Wood Colour is looking for a curious, enthusiastic UX/UI designer to take the lead on managing the day-to-day design needs for our growing eCommerce business. Sitting at the heart of the small but fast-growing organisation this role is very hands-on and requires a person who is willing to learn fast and grow with the company.

About

Josh Wood is a world-leading colourist, an Executive Board Member of the British Beauty Council and a regular host on ITV’s This Morning.  He founded the Atelier in 2011 as the home of our handpicked dream team of colourists and stylists. Josh Wood Colour is on a mission to offer a better solution for customers to have fantastic personalised hair colour that is tailored to each individual and a salon-quality experience at home. 

Responsibilities

  • Design and define interaction patterns through components, documentation, and prototypes and then manage the implementation of the design system across the product ecosystem.
  • Illustrate ideas using a variety of wireframes and high-fidelity designs
  • Test with prototypes that can be easily disposed of or iterated on to learn more
  • Refine through high fidelity mock-ups that solve the problem at hand
  • Participate in the conducting of usability testing to gather feedback and iterate ideas
  • Develop a design system that is used to create superior user experiences and strengthen the Josh Wood Colour brand
  • Foster a team and company culture of involvement user centred design thinking practices
  • Devise and run design workshops with team members
  • Collaborate and support people in other streams
  • Act as a constant source of insight into both trends in user experience design and best practice

Ideal candidate

  • 3+ years of experience in design and research covering the full spectrum of design practices and techniques from visual language and interaction to process flows, journey mapping and design system
  • A strong sense of visual design. A sensibility for layout, visual impact, colour, proportions, typography and iconography
  • Proficiency in UX / UI tools (Adobe, Sketch, Figma, Zeplin, Abstract, etc.) together with a knack for effective prototyping
  • A portfolio showing high quality, thoughtful UX and UI work
  • Comfortable working in an agile environment with designers, developers and product managers to create new digital products and services
  • Demonstrable knowledge, experience in and passion for user centered design practices
  • Confident presenting work to a room of the curious and the sceptical, the interested and the demanding
  • Like to embrace the small details that ultimately define the product
  • UX writing / Content design experience
  • Design for subscriptions based mobile products
  • A good understanding of technical aspects of mobile (iOS and Android) and web applications.
  • You are passionate about or you already have experience in the beauty industry

Working Environment

  • We have a physical office presence in Ladbroke Grove, London, but have a flexible working from home culture
  • This role is likely to involve travel both within the UK and abroad when Covid travel restrictions lift
  • We are a friendly bunch with a strong and collaborative team culture
  • You will be joining a creative team and get the chance to help shape how we work
  • Working in a growing brand with global ambition is a unique challenge and opportunity where time passes quickly, no two weeks are the same, and the opportunities for trying new things for personal development are constant

    Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday
  • Generous discounts on hair & beauty products
  • Complimentary salon treatments

     

 

 

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