Mid-weight/Senior UX/UI Designer

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The agency

alan. is the B2B marketing agency that makes problem solving an art and a science. We’re a collective of marketers, writers, strategists, designers, developers united by the goal of solving problems to move marketing forward.

How do we do this? It comes down to our heritage with Raconteur. By taking a journalistic approach, we’re able to connect ideas, data, audience insight and sector expertise. This ensures we develop marketing programmes that solve the real marketing problems.

The candidate

A UX/UI Designer with a strong foundation in user experience, interaction design, as well as graphic and visual design skills. 

You should be a natural problem solver with the ability to combine UX thinking with design execution to create elegant solutions for web and mobile. You are able to take digital design concepts from ideation and wireframe to high-fidelity prototypes. You should be a great collaborator, able to bridge the gap between our design and development teams, suggesting ideal workflows and making developer handoff seamless. 

You are able to contribute to web strategy, with the experience and confidence to lead processes and shape briefs.

You are at the forefront of contemporary web design trends and tools, with a wealth of knowledge to help us innovate, understand user needs, and create the best solution for the job.

Skills and requirements:

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in creative agencies and/or publishers
  • A portfolio of stunning visual and interactive design solutions
  • A strong knowledge of current design tools for web, particularly Sketch and Invision, in combination with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign.
  • A great eye for detail, with solid foundations in layout and good design principles
  • A working knowledge of HTML and CSS (Javascript considered a bonus)
  • Extensive knowledge of UX best practices
  • The ability to work to and innovate within brand guidelines for our clients, pushing them when necessary
  • You are able to bring data to life through data visualisation and infographics
  • The ability to present design ideas to both internal and external stakeholders with clarity and with an open-minded approach to feedback

Additional information:

  • Role reports to the Art Director, alan.
  • Salary: £36,000 - 40,000 DOE

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Looking for perks? We've got you covered!

  • Social 😁

    Quarterly wine club, finishing early every Friday to celebrate achievements, quarterly team socials, quarterly companywide social, ‘Raconteur Day’ each summer which is dedicated to off-site activities and ‘Raconteur of the month’ - integration and having fun sits at the heart of our culture here.

  • Holiday 🏖️

    In addition to the competitive holiday allowance (25 days plus bank holidays), we close between Christmas and New Year and offer one additional day of holiday for each of the first 3 full years you’ve worked here.

  • Health insurance 🏥

    We offer all of our employees Vitality health insurance that provides cover for hospital fees, specialist fees, physiotherapy, diagnostic tests plus rewards for healthy behaviours.

  • Dental insurance 👨‍⚕️

    We provide Bupa dental insurance that will pay towards an extensive range of dental treatments, provides full cover for many emergency treatments and includes two free check-ups a year.

  • Discounts 🤑

    Enjoy a number of different offers and discounts through our various partners such as discounted gym memberships, up to 40% off select UK and European flights, up to 25% off Ocado plus much more!

Culture

At Raconteur we care about what our employees think, which is why we’ve teamed up with Peakon to regularly check how we are doing.

Peakon is an anonymous employee feedback platform. It measures the engagement of each employee on an individual level, as well as on a team and company wide level.

Everyone who works here helps to shape Raconteur with their ideas and feedback, which is used to steer positive changes, as well as celebrate what we’re doing well.

We currently have a Peakon score of 9/10, putting us in the top 5% of companies in our industry.

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