UX Designer

Waracle is looking for a talented designer to join our friendly design team

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THE POSITION

You’ll be based in Edinburgh. You must be passionate and enthusiastic about user experience whilst having a solid understanding of UI design. You will be the front runner in creating beautiful, intuitive and functional digital products and be able to:

  • Work closely with your team and the client to realise their product vision.
  • Confidentially run a variety of client workshops.
  • Promote rapid progression of ideas generation individually or in a group with stakeholders.
  • Conduct research activities – including user/stakeholder interviews, usability tests, surveys and research reports.
  • Generate sketching, wire framing and prototypes.
  • Support design proposal scoping and writing and be involved in pitching.

 

Desirable skills:

  • Up-to-date with latest trends, design techniques, and technologies
  • Experience working in a fast paced lean or agile development process is an advantage.
  • UX design background with up to 3 years experience within a digital agency or in-house setting.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS REQUIRED

Have a deep understanding of a product development lifecycle and design process.
Ability to present your designs confidently and with energy to the team and stakeholders at all levels.
Confident in Sketch and Adobe CC
Demonstrate this through a strong portfolio.

THE TEAM

Waracle is an unconventional company – we like to think out of the box and we want staff who do too. If you’re successful in your application you can expect:

  • To work on some of the most innovative mobile/IoT/healthcare/AR/VR projects.
  • A relaxed/informal/zany environment
  • A learning environment – we like to learn, and build it into the working week. We don’t do formal training courses but we expect everybody to participate in upskilling/rounding out others
  • Innovation – our aspiration is to launch startups and incubate them around Waracle – share out commercial/software product/agile/product strategy experience we’ve got. We’re already doing this and we’ve got more ideas on the go!

 

PERMANENT EMPLOYEE BENEFITS: 

  • A competitive salary
  • Pension
  • Holidays – 31 days per year and a day off on your birthday.
  • 35 hour working week
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers

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