The role of a UI / UX designer will involve working on digital projects across a range of platforms including websites, mobile, apps and immersive technologies ( AR / VR ). The individual will be a creative person combined with a passion for making something work well.
In addition to the advanced design and technology skills you will have polished as a designer, you will also need an understanding of business goals and user behaviour.
You will have an increased interest in the return on investment (ROI) from your digital projects, such as the conversion rates of a website, and you will use analytics to inform and communicate improvements needed regarding a site’s usability.
The main day-to-day tasks of a UX designer include:
The key skills required of a UI / UX designer include:
A design or technical design related qualification would be useful but not essential for the role of a UX designer. A Third level education would be preferable but a strong portfolio that demonstrates a constructive and creative methodology is essential.
To land a role as a UI / UX designer you normally need at least two years experience as a designer in order to have built up an understanding of how different designs have an impact on the user experience.
You will need to have some experience of user testing, UI / UX principles and methods, and Adobe creative suite. You will also need experience in working with digital coding such as HTML, CSS and SCSS.
Experience of analysing user journeys and evaluating the ROI of a project, as well as experience in briefing others on projects.
If you are interested in the position and would like to apply, please email your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org along with some info about yourself.