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Senior UX Designer With Proficiency In Front End Web Development

Full Time Negotiable

HTML5 CSS2 CSS3 PHP Adobe Photoshop (Gra... Adobe Illustrator Website design User Interface Desig... Wordpress English - speaking

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WHY WORK WITH GROFUSE?

2021 is an exciting year for Grofuse as we continue to build on the 150% growth we achieved in 2020 by adding driven specialist team members who share our vision.

We continue to build on our reputation for excellence as a small but leading digital growth agency in the UK and Ireland. The continuation of our growth relies on our specialist expertise and our collective ‘Right First Time’ mindset - and we are always seeking to improve our skills and add new expertise to the team.

Grofuse offers full remote working options while also providing a close-knit team environment where collaboration is fostered and encouraged through our healthy online meeting rhythm and agile methodology (Kanban in Jira). As part of our multidisciplinary team, you can rely on all of the specialist support you need to help you to continuously improve your skills and further your career. Our non-corporate culture provides a fun and friendly environment with our clients' goals at the centre of everything we do.

We really care about our clients' growth and we get a kick out delivering real results for them. If you share our enthusiasm and believe in strong communication; fully understanding the desires of clients and the needs of their customers; learning new skills; and working with ever-evolving digital technologies, then Grofuse is the perfect place to drive your carer forward.

As a Grofuse team member, you'll be collaborating with our specialists on exciting projects for businesses and organisations operating in a wide range of sectors - from technology and manufacturing to food production, professional services, hospitality and many more.

We’re always looking for highly driven people to join our exciting journey of delivering growth for our customers. If you share our passion for growth, join us.

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YOUR ROLE AT GROFUSE

This exciting role requires the successful candidate to have high-levels of capability in UX design and mid-level capability in website development using WordPress.

1) To identify and implement UX design that optimises usability on web/software products.

2) To design and develop WordPress websites using the Avada theme.

YOUR SALARY

The salary range for this senior role is €1,800 - €2,600. Your salary will reflect your levels of expertise in the essential criteria required for this role. If you believe your skill levels exceed our requirements, we'd be happy to negotiate.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

UX Design (high-level capability)

  • Meet with account managers/clients to gather information about their requirements.
  • Translate concepts into wireframes, prototypes and user flows using specialist tools such as Axure, InVision, Marvel, OmniGraffle, Visio and Sketch, as well as the Adobe product suite.
  • Work collaboratively with other designers, product owners and development teams.
  • Plan and conduct remote user research and usability testing with real users to ensure the end-product design provides users with the optimum experience in terms of efficiency, effectiveness and engagement.
  • Estimating tasks as part of Agile development (Kanban).
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs (across all devices).
  • Write reports and communicate the results of your work.
  • Keep up to date with technological innovations and new tools.
  • File all assets in the Grofuse cloud for other team members to easily access.

Website Development (mid-level capability)

  • Website development using WordPress.
  • Optimise applications for maximum speed and scalability.
  • Employ basic technical SEO techniques including the optimisation of loading speeds and capacity.
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use.
  • Communicate clearly with clients, managers and other departments throughout the project to completion.
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously, ensuring each is developed within the agreed budget and time frame.

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA

  • Strong understanding and experience of UX design with high levels of capability.
  • Experience using Axure, InVision, Marvel, OmniGraffle, Visio and Sketch, as well as the Adobe product suite (including XD).
  • Proficient in responsive website development using WordPress (Avada theme).
  • Proficient in CSS.
  • Strong working knowledge of PHP and HTML.

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • To be a concept thinker with a keen visual awareness and willingness to learn specialist programmes.
  • Effective communication skills to liaise with team members and clients to ensure that high quality end-user designs meet customer requirements.
  • Empathy with the customer so that you can understand what they want from the website/app.
  • Excellent written communication skills, with a good eye for detail.
  • A high level of concentration and resilience to stay focused on a project to the end and meet client deadlines.
  • An open, flexible and adaptable mindset to cope with a rapidly changing set of tasks in an area of emerging, new technologies.
  • The ability to relate well to other professionals and work in a specialist team.
  • A willingness to keep up to date with software applications and new techniques in a rapidly changing profession.
  • Passionate about helping clients achieve growth.

Applications for this position will close on Friday, May 7 at 5pm BST. To apply, please include the link to your CV and cover note.

Grofuse Ltd

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