The Role:

The role will primarily focus on HTML/CSS UI design for web content and interactive prototypes, there will also be opportunities to work on mobile apps and contribute to the UX process of the wider team.

We are looking for a Junior or Graduate level Interaction/UI Designer to join our exciting team in Dundee, working as part of our User Experience team on the WRLD map platform. If you’re excited by the prospect of being at the core of an innovative Design team, I suggest you read on.

Part of the team:

Working at WRLD means you’ll always be working on something interesting. We pride ourselves on being agile and pragmatic, working at a swift, sustainable pace to deliver early and often. We are working with a mix of established and emerging technologies such as C++, iOS, C# and Cloud Computing. You’ll never be a cog in the machine at WRLD, as we expect our team to be flexible and adaptable.

Our agile development approach and regular reviews of working practices mean that learning and improvement are integral to our day-to-day working lives. As a small studio, we are always striving for ways to be more effective. We do this through frequent, open communication, tight collaboration between disciplines and an absolute minimum of bureaucracy.

We think this provides the perfect environment for us to realize our full potential. We are making a place where good people can become great.

Your responsibilities would include:

  • Working within the design team, contributing work which explains conceptual ideas to multi-disciplinary teams as well as clients.
  • Help to create clean and simple, user-centred designs - incorporating sketches, user journeys, wireframes and prototypes which describe and meet user needs as well as meeting business goals.
  • Help design and conduct user research and usability tests to ensure designs meet client and user requirements
  • Analyse all research and feedback to gain user insight – and incorporate this feedback into new and iterated designs
  • Work closely with UX, design and artists to create pixel perfect mockups and assets as well as documentation and polished interactive prototypes.
  • Work closely with developers to design and implement solutions that contribute to a coherent, consistent user experience across multiple platforms.
  • Help to design and develop the visual and interaction elements of the user experience and refine towards a consistent polished design, taking into consideration typography, iconography, layout and brand identity.
  • Manage your time and productivity within the agile/lean environment.

Here’s what we expect from successful candidates:

  • A strong portfolio demonstrating passion, flair, ability and a user centric approach to design of interactive digital products..
  • A good and demonstrable understanding of HTML/CSS skills is important for this role. (complimentary languages/frameworks are a bonus)
  • Passionate about user experience design and recent advances of principles, methods and tools.
  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in design, preferably Interaction design, (digital) product design or Graphic/Communication design with demonstrable interaction design strength.
  • Have the ability to gather and interpret user feedback, both qualitative and quantitative.
  • Strong user experience skill set including strategy, information architecture, and design aesthetic.
  • The ability to think self-critically about designs and provide feedback on them.
  • Advocates for free expression who are used to receiving constructive feedback and in pursuit of better a better experience for users.
  • Naturally empathetic with ability/tendency to think from a user’s perspective.
  • Excellent visual, written and oral communication skills that allow you to solve problems as part of a team
  • You must have the right to work and reside in the United Kingdom – i.e. European Economic Area / Swiss national or holding current UK work permit

The following are a definite advantage, but don’t sweat it if you haven’t got the full stack:

  • Experience of designing for mobile, ideally Apple iOS and Android
  • Expert user of Industry standard design and prototyping tools
  • Knowledge of service design tools and techniques
  • Knowledge and awareness of Usability principles and practise.
  • Knowledge of Conversion Rate Optimisation techniques

But what can we offer you?

If the requirements above describe you, we want to hear from you! Here are the benefits we can offer you in exchange for your awesome skills:

Salary:

Up to £26,000 p/a depending on experience.

Benefits: All the normal stuff like:

  • Flexible working hours.
  • 32 days annual leave including 1 duvet day.
  • Matched contribution-based pension.
  • Private health cover.
  • Life Insurance.
  • Childcare Vouchers.
  • Cyclescheme

And some fun stuff like:

  • Internal hackathons.
  • Regular team lunches and after work outings.
  • Of course, the most important thing, a fully stocked kitchen full of free food and drink.

Interested?

If you want to work on a revolutionary 3D mapping platform, please send your application to jobs@wrld3d.com

Interested?

If you want to work on a revolutionary 3D mapping platform, please send your application to jobs@wrld3d.com

WRLD3D is an equal opportunity employer. Recruitment selection is based on objective, job-related criteria, as well as a commitment to diversity. Applicants will be chosen on their merits and abilities.