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Mid-Weight UI Designer

  • UK, Tunbridge Wells
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Benefits

Established in 1952 and online since 1999, Childrensalon is a fast-growing, award-winning, forward-thinking retailer, specialising in dressing children beautifully.  

Childrensalon believes there is beauty in diversity and difference, as resembled by our wonderful team. Our vision of being the most inclusive, diverse, and humane company is very important to us as is our culture of fairness, openness, and transparency. We are committed to the career progression and advancement of every team member as well as welcoming the best external talent in the industry. We offer a fun, challenging, collaborative, family-oriented work environment in our fast-paced and rapidly growing business and in turn will provide you with the opportunity to grow your career and make a difference. 

We are a creative and innovative online fashion retail company that is growing quickly. We’re looking for a talented user interface (UI) Designer to join our team. You will either have a degree or equivalent qualification in Design and 2-3 year’s commercial experience working for an agency or in-house with a portfolio to support this demonstrating your passion for design and showing off your design skills.

You will be an experienced and talented UI Designer drawing and shaping our unique, user-centric products and experiences. Working in agile teams, with developers, UX designers and copywriters, you will be  making  design decisions  translating any given user-experience journey into  smooth and intuitive interaction.

With your creative skills and strong understanding of our values, you will design user interfaces that are effective, on brand and consistent. Your technical skills will enable you to understand code and back-end systems to design layouts that are responsive and maximised for mobile and tablet platforms, whilst adhering to industry best practice at all times.

You will be responsible for developing and maintaining new and existing UI design.

Working closely with CX, UX and development teams, ensuring you deliver brand consistency across childrensalon.com, childrensalonoutlet.com and iOS & Android apps,

you will have a keen eye for typography and contemporary design.

This role will be hybrid with some remote working and some days based at our Head Office in Tunbridge Wells.

Responsibilities

  • Be a great team player, experienced in working with agile teams. Ability to collaborate closely with developers, copywriters and UX designers.
  • Bring wireframes to life with prototypes and final designswith a strong focus on Interaction and Material Design, oupled with adhering to style guides. You will  effectively communicate your interaction ideas using any of these methods.
  • Present and justify  your design decisions. Theseshould be based on the overall design roadmap as well as your own design ideas and fundamental principles (i.e. colour theory, visual weight, etc.)
  • Continually keep yourself and your design team updated with the latest industry’s standards guidelines.

Key Skills

  • Experience and proven track record on UI.
  • Be able to work autonomously while dealing with a heavy workload, multi-tasking, taking ownership and accountability and delivering ahead of expectations
  • Hands-on experience creating prototypes, animations, material design and responsive UI
  • Experience using tools such as Photoshop, Sketch, Illustrator, InVision
  • Understanding of basic front-end languages (HTML5, CSS3 Javascript) and video.
  • Creative ideas with a problemsolving mindset and ability to inspire creativity
  • Enhance designs with animation, to bring slick interactions to the screen along all user journeys
  • Be open to receiving objective feedback and acting upon it.
  • Strong written, communication and presentation skills
  • Build strong internal and external relationships

 To be successful you will need to be able to do the following

Communication

  • Speak and write clearly and concisely
  • Be able to present opinions to your peers
  • Be proactive when communicating

Analytical and creative thinking

  • Push boundaries in solving problems
  • Simplify problems into parts

Orientation to learn

  • Vigorously pursue your own development
  • Always be willing to accept new or extra work to stretch your abilities

Managing relations and teamwork

  • Build strong internal and external relationships
  • Actively participate in team working
  • Build bridges across teams
  • Treat others with courtesy

Drive for results

  • Have a can-do attitude
  • Deliver ahead of expectations
  • Take ownership and accountability
  • Put in a sustained effort

Resilience and flexibility

  • Positively embrace new ways of working
  • Challenge the status quo
  • Be consistently positive

Planning and organising

  • Set clear challenges/targets for yourself
  • Prioritise demand to make efficient use of resources
  • Effectively deal with problems

Childrensalon offers a highly competitive salary, company pension plan, health plan, fully subsidised gym membership, in-house yoga classes, company shuttle, generous holiday allowance and company discount.

Childrensalon is an equal opportunity employer and is determined to ensure that no applicant or team member receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race.

If you are interested and think you would thrive in this role, please apply to careers@childrensalon.com with your CV and covering letter about why you would like to work for us. Previous applicants need not apply.

 

 

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Hello!

Thank you for your application and expressing an interest in being part of the team here at Childrensalon.

Rest assured, we will take a good look at your details against the criteria for the role and also our company as a whole.

If we find a match, we will be in contact within the next 10 days by telephone or email.

However, if on this occasion we are unable to help with your search for a new job, we will not progress your application.

Either way, we wish you every success for the future.

Best Wishes
Childrensalon

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