• UI Designer

    Job Locations United Kingdom-London
    ID
    2018-5218
    Function
    Design
  • Introduction

    Signal Noise reinvents how people see and use data.

     

    We create experiences that drive clients towards their ambitions while challenging the way people think about the world. All shaped by our own Data-Design philosophy – a compelling new approach for building products, telling stories and imagining new futures.

     

    And we're looking for talented people to join what we believe is a rare kind of agency. One that balances global reputation with youthful energy and wide-eyed ambition. We're part of the world-leading Economist Group, yet still driven by the same independent spirit that fuelled our startup a decade ago.

     

    So what would you work on at Signal Noise?

    We're not defined by our past projects, so a list would only tell half the story. Yes, we create digital products, experiential installations and interactive web pieces, along with much more you can't easily classify.

     

    But it's the work we haven't done yet that's really exciting. The experiments with format that could kickstart entirely new categories. You don't join us to do your old job in a different place. You come to us because you've got bigger plans.

     

    And because you want to learn.

    We give you flexible hours, one day a week at home, and a supportive environment where you're valued not just for what you can do now, but what you can turn into talents while you're here.

     

    We want you to push at the edges of what’s possible. In a place that values and sharpens your craft, challenging you to create work that genuinely hasn’t been done before.

     

    Join us and do something special.

     

    https://signal-noise.co.uk/

    Accountabilities

    UI Designers at Signal Noise are responsible for the final fit and finish of the digital products, services and content experiences we design and build for our clients. You will be required to work at the intersection of UI design, data visualization and engineering - working collaboratively to solve complex challenges.

     

    At Signal Noise, UI designer’s partner with interaction designers, as a UI Designer you will create UIs for a range products and services across multiple platforms (web, mobile and more).  You will be responsible for:

     

    • Working with the team to:
      • understand end-user needs
      • gauge the usability of new and existing products and make constructive suggestions for change
      • identify moments of engagement between people, products and services that create an opportunity for differentiation.
      • iterate on your designs from early stage prototypes to deployed software based on feedback from internal reviews, client feedback and user testing

     

    • Personally ensuring that we craft the best experience from an aesthetic and functional perspective
      • Bring your passion for first class visual and motion design
      • Champion making things look, feel and work beautifully
      • Develop high-level and/or detailed storyboards, wireframes, mock-ups, and prototypes to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas.
      • Apply brand tone-of-voice and visual language to a refined and unique UI
      • Collaborate with engineering teams – delivering production-ready scalable assets and providing guidance through the build and QA process

    Experience, skills and professional attributes

    Background / technical skills

    • 6-8 years’ experience, ideally having worked in a variety of contexts (in-house, start-up, agency)
    • A proven track record designing digital products and services across mobile, web, desktop and beyond
    • Your portfolio should demonstrate and articulate a passion for layout, typography and visual hierarchy. It should also help us understand the process you that took you to your design solutions and should demonstrate an ability to think across mediums and contexts.
    • Experience working in lean \ agile environments but agnostic to approach

     

    Software requirements

    • Adobe CC Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, XD, After Effects)
    • Sketch
    • io 

    Pluses

    • Some experience with data-visualization techniques
    • Some experience prototyping in code (JS)
    • Experience creating interactive prototypes with XD, Invision, or similar
    • Experience prototyping micro interactions with Framer, Flinto or similar
    • Experience with video and animation tools (Aftereffects, Premiere) 

    Education
    BA in a relevant design field (e.g. graphic/visual communications, interaction, product, industrial, etc), or a related field/equivalent practical experience.

     

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