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UI/ UX Designer

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum per year

Posted 3 months ago

  • Sector: Tech & Software Development
  • Contact: Beth Thompson
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 22 December 2023
  • Job Ref: BT7_1700655839

UI/ UX Designer

Manchester (2 days per week in office)

£40,000 - £45,000

Who we are

We are a student accommodation marketplace and SaaS solution built with Gen Z in mind. We aim to empower students and young people with a fast, smooth and secure booking experience through our platform.

Each year $180 billion is spent in the student housing industry. Our marketplace and booking solution can bring much-needed speed, ease and transparency to the industry.

The role/ responsibilities

  • Optimising UX across our marketplace and various products to enhance overall usability and satisfaction.
  • Developing and implementing innovative design solutions that align with brand guidelines and contribute to a cohesive UI.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to gather and understanding user requirements, ensuring design solutions meet both user needs and business objectives.
  • Creating compelling marketing and branding assets to support promotional campaigns and maintain a consistent brand image.
  • Supporting the creation of graphic design elements for proposals, documentation, and other business-related materials.
  • Conducting user research and usability testing to gather insights and refine designs based on user feedback.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams in an agile environment, adapting to evolving project requirements and contributing to a collaborative and innovative work culture.

Our Mission, Vision and Purpose

  • Our mission is to disrupt the students' accommodation market. It takes an average of 4 weeks to reserve student accommodation. We want to reduce this time to minutes.
  • Our vision is to be the but for students. We want to become the leading accommodation brand for every student.
  • Our purpose is to build state of the art platform that seamlessly integrates with all of the world's purpose-built student accommodation providers.


  • Flexible working hours
  • Hybrid working in a very modern office (2 days in office)
  • 26 days holiday + birthday off
  • Your choice of equipment
  • Pension Scheme
  • Learning/ Development - dedicated time and access to industry-leading resources to help you to upskill.

If you like the idea of working at a fast-paced, growing start-up, this could be the role for you.

Better Placed Tech are working as exclusive recruitment partners for Housemates - reach out to or apply with an up to date copy of your CV to be considered.

*must be based in Manchester, not able to offer Visa sponsorship*