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Junior UX Designer


The Co-Operative Bank
Salary: £25
Location: Manchester
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Design / Branding Agency
Category: Design Jobs
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Position Description

Position Description

Junior UX Designer

Balloon Street, Manchester

Band C

Salary: £25,500 - £28,500

35 hours per week, full time

Closing date: 01/08/2019

We are the bank for people with purpose. The only bank born from the co-operative movement 145 years ago. We believe in the power of 'we' and putting values and ethics first. We are looking for talented individuals who want to make their next career move in a bank that celebrates co-operative spirit. And did we mention we are award winning? Year on year award winners for our products, our customer service and our commitment to communities. What's not to love!

As Junior User Experience Designer, you will be required to support the continuous improvement of the digital user experience across the multiple digital channels.

You will help to define the interactivity and design on a variety of products, proposing solutions that balance user needs with business goals and technical capabilities.

You should be driven by finding out how and why and how people use our products, and are passionate about communicating these needs, proposing solutions to problems that excite and enthuse the audience.

Key Accountabilities:

*

Creating innovative user-focused design work for our digital channels, emails and other interactive media that incorporate visual concepts, typography and imagery.

*

Participating in project ideation and conceptual development based on creative and design direction.

*

Taking lead from Senior Designers and User Experience Managers.

*

Working closely with development team to ensure projects are delivered to best creative standards.

*

Being aware of trends and new ideas and interpreting them into fantastic creative.

*

Being able to support design decisions with market/user research, analytics, etc.

*

Adhering to departmental processes, committing to deadlines and working intelligently, prioritising workload effectively.

*

Communicating and collaborating with all disciplines, i.e. copywriters, developers, project managers, information architects etc.

Key skills/experience required:

*

Degree in Graphic Design or related area or some practical experience of interface and interaction design

*

Navigation and architecture experience

*

Photoshop/Sketch & Axure skills

*

An understanding of HTML and CSS

*

A current portfolio that reflects a strong understanding of online design.

*

A keenness to learn and develop.

Desirable:

*

Understanding/interests of new technologies (touchscreen devices, smartphones, games consoles, connected TV, etc)

*

Be customer focused and dedicated to ensuring a high quality of service

*

Precise and high attention to detail

*

Be commercially minded as well as editorially aware

*

Be passionate about uses of design/information architecture/usability/accessibility.

*

Have good project management skills

*

Be able to communicate effectively at all levels within the organisation.

What You Can Expect From Us:

*

27 days holiday at start, rising to 30 days

*

Agile working including opportunity to work from home

*

Competitive pension / income protection / life assurance

*

2 paid days for volunteering per year

*

Positive working environment in contemporary offices centrally located in Manchester

*

Strong career path within Financial Services

*

Family friendly policies and supportive working environment

*

Recognition scheme and a culture in which we celebrate success

*

Colleague network groups committed to inclusion and diversity within our Bank.

Our Bank is committed to continuing to create a diverse workforce and an inclusive environment where all colleagues can fulfil their potential. We welcome applications from talented individuals from all backgrounds and lifestyles who can work with us in maintaining a culture of belonging, where people are valued and respected.

If you require more information or this document in a different format, please contact rebecca.norris@co-operativebankrecruitment.com

As a reputable employer regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, all offers of employment for this role are subject to a series of background checks, including criminal (DBS) and financial checks.
Position Description

Position Description

Junior UX Designer

Balloon Street, Manchester

Band C

Salary: £25,500 - £28,500

35 hours per week, full time

Closing date: 01/08/2019

We are the bank for people with purpose. The only bank born from the co-operative movement 145 years ago. We believe in the power of 'we' and putting values and ethics first. We are looking for talented individuals who want to make their next career move in a bank that celebrates co-operative spirit. And did we mention we are award winning? Year on year award winners for our products, our customer service and our commitment to communities. What's not to love!

As Junior User Experience Designer, you will be required to support the continuous improvement of the digital user experience across the multiple digital channels.

You will help to define the interactivity and design on a variety of products, proposing solutions that balance user needs with business goals and technical capabilities.

You should be driven by finding out how and why and how people use our products, and are passionate about communicating these needs, proposing solutions to problems that excite and enthuse the audience.

Key Accountabilities:

*

Creating innovative user-focused design work for our digital channels, emails and other interactive media that incorporate visual concepts, typography and imagery.

*

Participating in project ideation and conceptual development based on creative and design direction.

*

Taking lead from Senior Designers and User Experience Managers.

*

Working closely with development team to ensure projects are delivered to best creative standards.

*

Being aware of trends and new ideas and interpreting them into fantastic creative.

*

Being able to support design decisions with market/user research, analytics, etc.

*

Adhering to departmental processes, committing to deadlines and working intelligently, prioritising workload effectively.

*

Communicating and collaborating with all disciplines, i.e. copywriters, developers, project managers, information architects etc.

Key skills/experience required:

*

Degree in Graphic Design or related area or some practical experience of interface and interaction design

*

Navigation and architecture experience

*

Photoshop/Sketch & Axure skills

*

An understanding of HTML and CSS

*

A current portfolio that reflects a strong understanding of online design.

*

A keenness to learn and develop.

Desirable:

*

Understanding/interests of new technologies (touchscreen devices, smartphones, games consoles, connected TV, etc)

*

Be customer focused and dedicated to ensuring a high quality of service

*

Precise and high attention to detail

*

Be commercially minded as well as editorially aware

*

Be passionate about uses of design/information architecture/usability/accessibility.

*

Have good project management skills

*

Be able to communicate effectively at all levels within the organisation.

What You Can Expect From Us:

*

27 days holiday at start, rising to 30 days

*

Agile working including opportunity to work from home

*

Competitive pension / income protection / life assurance

*

2 paid days for volunteering per year

*

Positive working environment in contemporary offices centrally located in Manchester

*

Strong career path within Financial Services

*

Family friendly policies and supportive working environment

*

Recognition scheme and a culture in which we celebrate success

*

Colleague network groups committed to inclusion and diversity within our Bank.

Our Bank is committed to continuing to create a diverse workforce and an inclusive environment where all colleagues can fulfil their potential. We welcome applications from talented individuals from all backgrounds and lifestyles who can work with us in maintaining a culture of belonging, where people are valued and respected.

If you require more information or this document in a different format, please contact rebecca.norris@co-operativebankrecruitment.com

As a reputable employer regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, all offers of employment for this role are subject to a series of background checks, including criminal (DBS) and financial checks.
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