Jobs at Angel Solutions

UX Designer

Job Code: UX1220

Starting Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 (plus benefits)
Hours: Full Time (37.5 hours per week)
Location: Liverpool
Closing Date: Sunday, 31 January, 2021 - 5pm

Are you:

  • As comfortable plotting out user journeys, as bringing those journeys to life in Adobe XD, Figma, Invision or similar?
  • Passionate about advocating for user-centred design, and putting UX at the heart of developing digital products?
  • Someone who keeps up-to-date with industry trends, and will embrace opportunities to innovate and learn at a company where hard work and creativity is rewarded?
  • Keen to make a real difference to health and educational outcomes in the UK, and beyond?

Can you:

  • Design interactive applications that are easy and intuitive to use?
  • Make complicated data look beautiful and easy to understand?
  • Use UX techniques such as workshops, interviews and user testing to develop an understanding of problems and how to solve them?

Job Requirements

We expect to see examples of work / a portfolio for all design candidates, and evidence of experience in all essential technologies listed.

Essential:

  • 2 or more years’ experience working in a similar role
  • Good knowledge of prototyping / wireframing within Figma, Adobe XD, Marvel, Invision or similar
  • Deeply empathetic to customers & their experiences
  • A collaborative working style
  • A confident communicator & facilitator
  • A history of delivering great user experiences
  • Great skills in visual design and typography
  • Responsive design experience

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of accessible web design best practice
  • A working knowledge of HTML/HTML5 and CSS
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Familiarity with Agile processes
  • Experience of designing solutions within the Education and/or Health sector
  • Experience in designing and facilitating group collaboration sessions
  • Experience of carrying out user testing and analysis of testing & usage data
  • Experience of utilising style guides/component libraries

Day-to-Day Role

Our design team works closely with colleagues from across the organisation on all aspects of Design, UX and front end, across our existing product suite. A typical day may include:

  • Sketching and building prototypes for pages or components in one of our existing products.
  • Communicating ideas & designs to stakeholders through sketches, flows, customer journeys, and wireframes.
  • Working with a developer to help translate your design into workable code
  • Mapping out improvements to a user journey
  • Updating the design or content of our external websites
  • Designing processes and surveys to collect user data
  • Designing marketing material to support our Sales team
  • Making a tea round or eating cake with us
  • Doing all of the above in our fun, inspirational and collaborative workspaces inc. a gypsy caravan, breakout and think tank spaces, the grandstand, a ball pool…

Benefits & Culture

We know we're biased, but we really do think Angel is a great place to work!

  • Flexible working
  • Your birthday off: In addition to Annual Leave allowance
  • Innovation Days: Time to get away from "normal" and work differently
  • Ongoing training & qualifications: Learning is at the core of who we are
  • Healthy Snacks: Fruit delivery (and sometimes less healthy treats!)
  • Charity Days: Practical volunteering or fundraising
  • Creative Office Space: You know we have a ball pool, right?
  • Surprise Treat-Days: Park fun days, meals out, workshops… who knows what's next?
  • Parental Leave: Maternity, paternity and adoption leave from day one
  • Dependents Leave Allowance: Time off if your child / family member is poorly
  • Private Medical Insurance: Because we want to know you're looked after
  • Pension: After 3 months at Angel, you'll be auto-enrolled in our company pension scheme
  • Discounted Parking: Only 10 minutes walk away
  • Christmas Shutdown: In addition to annual leave allowance. We love Christmas and it's a great time to rest and recharge those batteries!

What We Do at Angel Solutions…

Angel Solutions creates pioneering web-based software that serves the education industry (teachers, leaders, school improvement officers, education data analysts and more). Most of our products are designed to save people time and deliver powerful data analysis, but that's not all we're about! We also strive to be creative and innovative in everything we do, and want to remain a friendly, close-knit team even as the company continues to grow.

The role of Angel's Design Team is to make our products (and the marketing around those products) as effective, intuitive and beautiful as possible.

How to apply

Please Please complete an online application now at angelsolutions.co.uk/jobs. You'll need to give a few quick details, upload your CV and briefly explain why you think you're suitable for the role. We'll contact suitable applicants shortly after the closing date.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals regardless of race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

We do not accept applications from recruitment agencies or similar!

Please note: We require all employees to undergo regular Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks, because we work with schools and sensitive data.

Life at Angel

Check out our latest photos on Flickr for an idea of what life is like when you're part of our team…

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