UI Visual Designer

Basic Overview
Salary: £55000 – £70000/annum
Job Type: Full Time / Permanent
Minimum Salary: 55000.00
Maximum Salary: 70000.00
Job Location: London
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Explore a connected marketplace

We connect data, markets and customers to create a comprehensive, trusted view of the global commodities markets. For our customers, the intelligence we provide is empowering, which as a result influences thousands of decisions across supply chains every single day. We believe the right culture has the same effect. Our culture empowers our people, giving them the confidence and inspiration they need to achieve their aspirations, thrive on innovation and explore more.

Job Summary:

ICIS are hiring for a Visual Designer to define the visual identity of our products, working collaboratively with senior designers and other business teams. She/ he suggests new design patterns but primarily works within pre-existing frameworks.

Responsibilities:

Customer (or User) Focus

Understands how UI design impacts the overalll user experience.
Is familiar with and can use customer frameworks (e.g. Jobs To Be Done, personas, journey maps).
Keeps up to date on news/incidents and understands what is happening in the market and with competitors.

Creative Problem Solving
Asks the right questions to explore the problem.
Iterates and tests solution to check it solves the problem.
Considers the problem from a number of angles.
Independently identifies different creative solutions.
Collects feedback from users, other designers and stakeholders.

Product Design
Follows a User-Centred visual design process.
Creates original visual design assets.
Works with UX Researcher to understand the user needs.
Works with UX Designer to define structure and layout of the product.
Works with existing design patterns and style guides, occasionally introducing new patterns.

Data Driven Analysis & Testing
Iterates work based on testing and data analysis.
Regularly tests design work with users in partnership with UX Research team.
Explores data from analytics packages, customer insight or other sources to understand context of design work.
Proactively uses data to establish key metrics for projects.

Technical Skills
Has a good knowledge of the tech stack of the organisation.
Uses relevant tools for communicating designs to developers (InVision, Zeplin).
Uses design software (Adobe, Sketch) to intermediate level.
Proatively identifies needs for training in technical skills.
Understands the nuances of designing for different platforms.

Competencies:

Personal Capability
Practices Self-Development
Is curious and keen to learn and develop new ideas, skills and knowledge
Acts on feedback to improve him/herself
Looks for developmental opportunities in day-to-day work
Invests time and energy in self-development (professional qualifications , relevant reading, networking meetings, etc.)

Solves Problems and Analyzes Issues
Is able to ask effective questions and collect facts from multiple sources in order to solve problems
Is able to effectively identify and analyze problems and propose solutions
Effectively manages day-to-day issues and problems without intervention

Innovates
"Brainstorms" with others to look for different approaches to current process and tasks
Looks for opportunities to develop new ideas or thinking within own role
Experiments with new ideas as part of role

Interpersonal Skills
Communicates Powerfully and Prolifically
Demonstrates effective conversational skills, including active listening and questioning
Shares information relevant to own role
Participates in team presentations

Collaboration and Teamwork
Develops co-operative working relationships within the team
Considers how own style affects others and tailors interactions accordingly
Looks for ways to develop mutually beneficial relationships across teams

Builds Relationships
Is approachable and friendly
Asks for opinions of others
Participates in formal and informal gatherings to meet new people and develop new relationshipsOur Benefits

In addition to all of this, we offer the following 'core' benefits:

25 days annual leave (with option to buy up to 5 days)

3 discretionary days over Christmas

2 paid charity days, where you get paid to help the community (as a business we do a lot of charity work)

Pension

Life assurance scheme (4*Salary)

Share options scheme

Private Medical Insurance

Women in technology:

We are very supportive of women in Technology and has been a founding signature for the Tech Talent Charter. Currently 27% of our Technology workforce are women which is much higher than the UK average of 17%. We have the following initiatives in place to support women in technology:

Mentoring scheme for women in technology

Women's network forum

Regularly run events for schools girl about careers in technology to inspire the next generation of girls in tech.

At Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions Group having diverse employees with different perspectives is key to creating innovative new products for our global customers. We have 35 diversity employee networks globally and prioritise ensuring inclusive leadership is part of our culture. Our aim is for every employee to be the best version of themselves. We would actively welcome applications from candidates of diverse backgrounds and underrepresented groups.

We encourage applicants and employees to tell us about any health issues they may have to allow us to put in place reasonable adjustments that may support applicants in the application process and support employees to succeed in their role.

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