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UX Designer

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: + benefits per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 12 days ago

  • Sector: Marketing
  • Contact: Shauna Penistone
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 13 November 2021
  • Job Ref: 27485_1634215735

A well-known retailer that turns over £500 million per year are on the search for a UX Designer to build out the UX department, start a UX team and work with their CX partners. This is a massive business that has been trading for over 50 years and is undergoing a huge digital transformation, so it's an exciting opportunity to build a modern digital product and department that will generate hundreds of millions of pounds in sales.

This opportunity is pretty much fully remote as they take a flexible approach to remote working, so you will only be required in the office 1 day a month max.

You will also benefit from:

  • A competitive salary and impressive benefits package
  • A clear progression path, as you will be leading the growth of the UX team so progression is a given
  • Free parking and an onsite canteen
  • 25 days annual leave (+ bank) and great pension scheme
  • Generous staff discount on their wide range of products (including home, clothing, electricals, jewellery and health & beauty)
  • Corporate Gym membership
  • An award-winning culture with enormous growth in their digital sector, so you can naturally grow and progress with this division of the business

As a UX Designer, the key deliverables can be summarising in the following:

  • To be a storyteller and problem solver, using personas, sitemaps, wireframes, prototyping, storyboards etc, to bring customer journeys to life
  • Test and design landing pages to maximise conversion
  • Work with key stakeholders towards a common goal
  • Be the champion of the customer experience, ensuring a consistent user journey through all customer touchpoints
  • Propose new and creative ideas that challenge the norm, to create coherent solutions working around the users' needs
  • Keep the digital experience in line with the brand's aesthetic

We are looking for an applicant with the following experience:

  • Over 3 years' experience as a UX Designer, working within an eCommerce environment (ideally an eCommerce pureplay or technology led consumer brand)
  • Personable and able to bring other people on the design journey
  • Obsessed with the customer experience and experience design
  • Understanding of conversion metrics, and how designs contribute to performance
  • Strong communication and presentation skills; an ability to articulate and discuss your design decisions with internal stakeholders
  • Professional experience of industry tools, ideally Adobe XD
  • A self-starter with the desire to constantly learn, grow and be the best you can be

If this sounds like you, I'd love to hear from you! Please apply below…

Keywords: UX, user experience, UI, graphic design, UX Designer, UI designer, User Experience Specialist, Product Designer, interaction, ecommerce, digital product, cro, conversion