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UX Designer

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Recruiter: UKTV
Listed on: 23rd May
Location: Hybrid
Salary Notes: Competitive + Benefits
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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We have an exciting opportunity for a UX Designer to join the Commercial (Digital Products) team.

You will constantly be striving to improve the product, being influenced by new technology and the constantly changing VoD landscape. This is a great chance to work for a forward-thinking media company, supporting the UX/UI lead to shape the future of television with high profile consumer-oriented products across a number of platforms.

In this role you will get to:

  • Evolve and support the user experience across our direct to consumer digital products.
  • Look after design projects from concept to implementation across web, mobile and TV applications
  • Rapidly develop concepts, sketches and prototypes for testing
  • Translate concepts into UX flows, wireframes and visual designs and work closely with the development team to get them launched
  • Collaborate with Product owner Project managers and Design colleagues in running workshops, user research and testing
  • Create documentation to communicate the vision, including but not limited to wireframes and flowcharts.
  • Champion the design departments UX related work, guiding future approaches to UX.

We are looking for someone who has:

Required Skills

  • Proven experience in all phases of the design process including user research, wireframing, prototyping, visual design, interaction design and usability testing
  • Confident in using data and insights to inform design and measure impact
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Confident presentation and storytelling abilities
  • Proficient in design and prototyping tools such Sketch and InVision
  • Portfolio that showcases your contribution to products and demonstrates originality, innovation, and
  • strong problem solving skills

In addition, you will have experience of some or all of the following:

  • Mobile app design across iOS and Android
  • Mobile first, adaptive and responsive design techniques
  • Design of application interfaces for TV screens and be aware of design differences between `1ft, `3ft and `10ft screens
  • Agile project management processes, including standups, working within sprints, planning and retrospectives

Who you are:

  • Experience of working on a direct to consumer project within a multidisciplinary team
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment and with product owners
  • You are confident in your decision making
  • You are passionate about your work, knowing the product inside out, always striving for better
  • Data driven in your decision making
  • Ability to deliver great work within agreed deadlines working collaboratively with team members
  • Ability to cope with changes and short deadlines in a proactive and flexible way
  • Ability to cope with multiple stakeholders with differing priorities and opinions of design aspects, sometimes with passionate opinions and strong personalities
  • Ability to take a proactive and flexible approach to work and be comfortable with a dynamic environment with constantly changing priorities
  • A passion for TV and media, and creating compelling digital experiences for consumers
  • Strong team player skills and the ability to work harmoniously with a diverse workforce.

Diversity & Inclusion Commitment

At UKTV, our inclusion vision is to truly represent society in our workforce and on-screen, and create a culture of fairness and respect where we champion difference so that every person feels included and empowered to do their best work. We are committed to ensuring a level playing field at UKTV where all employees and job applicants are given equal opportunity, and that we have diverse voices at the table in everything we do. We welcome applications from everyone and we want UKTV to be a place where you can be your authentic self, give your best and develop your career free from discrimination of any kind.

About UKTV

UKTV has been at the forefront of branded television for over 25 years, entertaining the nation with programmes they love. Its leading brands - Dave, Gold, W, Drama, Alibi, Eden and Yesterday - span comedy, entertainment, natural history, factual and scripted drama, and are delivered to audiences through UKTV Play, Freeview, Sky, Virgin Media, BT, TalkTalk, YouView, Freesat and Amazon Fire. The broadcaster is a significant investor in British creativity and is committed to working with new and established writers, directors, and programme-makers.

Hybrid-Working

At UKTV, we are working in a hybrid environment with a mixture of home and office working. Getting together in the office as a team and a company gives colleagues an opportunity to build and maintain great relationships, encourages our culture of collaboration and creativity while recognising that colleagues need to have a healthy and happy work-life balance. You'll agree with your manager the split of time you spend in the office or at home based on the role that you do, how often you come together as a team and your personal preference.

Our Purpose

We are UKTV. We are here to create TV with personality.

In a world where `finding something to watch' means searching endless streams of automated sameness, we believe in creating TV experiences with more personality, that champions diversity of talent both on & off screen.

We are here to bring you a more personal type of TV: Channels and services that get you, with programmes that are hand-picked for their quality and available on any device - all crafted by fans for fans.

Our Mission

We are a different kind of broadcaster. One that's on a mission to become the UK's most successful non-PSB network.

The place that fans turn to first for the genres they love. Admired in our industry as the feisty challenger. Powered by brilliant ideas not blockbuster budgets, we¿ll push ourselves to build even more engaging brands, to create and curate more imaginative programmes to form powerful partnerships and to use technology in ever more innovative ways.

As the world of TV rapidly evolves so will we; by continuing to support our brilliant people to do their best work in a uniquely diverse, creative, and inclusive culture.

All the spirit of entertaining and growing the communities of fans who love our shows as much as we do.