Senior UX Designer

Lokalizacja: Gdansk

Job description

Financial offer: 8 000 - 14 000 PLN gross per month ​(plus travel allowance of approximately 250 PLN net for each day abroad).

The successful candidate will:

  • Work as part of a multi-disciplined agile team to design user focussed and successful services;
  • Work with other designers to define the User Interface (UI) such as layout, design patterns, and controls;
  • Prioritise UI elements such as what needs to be obvious, what needs to be easy, what needs to be made possible;
  • Deliver designs that meet web standards and follow GDS design principles and guidelines;
  • Provide rapid, light weight prototyping, flat and interactive;
  • Sometimes work directly with the front-end code, either owning or updating prototypes or making changes to the production code. So, while not essential, having skills in HTML, CSS, javascript and jQuery will be a distinct benefit;
  • Work with user researchers to ensure the interface meets key user needs;
  • Work with user researchers to design content by taking complex language and processes and making them simple to understand;
  • Work with other designers to facilitate a consistent user experience;
  • Communicate credibly with a wide range of digital delivery disciplines and talent both internally and externally;
  • Complies with all confidentiality and non-disclosure policies and/or agreements and ensures security of information at all times;
  • Travel 3-4 days a week to various UK locations.

Required experience:

  • Experience in a relevant role either agency or client side;
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering as part of an agile team;
  • Experienced in web and mobile application interface and interaction design;
  • Experience in large commercial agile projects will be a benefit.

The following are required skills:

  • Sound understanding of fundamental design concepts (typography, visual hierarchy, colour, texture etc.);
  • Sound understanding of information architecture, interaction design, visual design and prototyping;
  • Ability to use appropriate technologies (e.g. HTML, CSS, javascript, jQuery, wireframing tools, Adobe CS) to produce deliverables;
  • Good awareness of the business and project constraints as they apply to design;
  • Champion User Centred Design and its benefits;
  • Capable of effective prioritisation of tasks and personal time management;
  • Capable of understanding customer requirements and user needs and producing deliverables that reflect that understanding;
  • A good understanding of Agile delivery methodology;
  • Able to work flexibly and to tight deadlines.

The following are desirable skills:

  • Experience in user research and the techniques used to gather, define and understand user needs;
  • Experience of working in a digital start up;
  • Experience of working in a full service digital agency environment;
  • Active and participant in communities of interest (e.g. online groups, speaking at conferences etc.);
  • Degree in Interaction Design, Product Design, Industrial Design, Graphic Design, or related field.

Guidance for applying for this role:

  • Ensure you include a portfolio with examples of your work.

What you get from Kainos:

  • Relocation package that covers flights, accommodation, and other relocation costs;
  • Private medical insurance at Medicover (possibility to take your family under it);
  • 1500 PLN per year to pay for your hobby courses (you can spend it for whatever you want i.e. kitesurfing or Spanish language lessons);
  • Gym card Multisport (50% paid by company; possibility to take your family under it);
  • Integration and family parties: Santa Claus, Summer BBQ, Kick Off, Pay Day Drinks, Christmas Party, St. Patrick’s Day, and many more;
  • Online training portal access — Pluralsight;
  • Career Coach taking care of your career progress in Kainos;
  • Conferences in Poland and abroad as a speaker or listener (you can prepare for your presentation within working hours);
  • 3000 Pounds for Refer-a-friend scheme;
  • Possibility to work from home up to 3 days per week;
  • Core hours (starting work between 8 and 10 AM);
  • 7,5 hours working day;
  • Fun rooms, Chill Out room and gym with showers in the office;
  • Soft skills training;
  • Easy access to the people on managerial levels, real influence on the company’s decisions;
  • Very stable employment in a company that cares about employees’ development.

Recruiter contact: Iwo Sadecki (i.sadecki@kainos.com)

Please send us your resume in English with following information attached: “I hereby declare that all the facts and information provided for this cover letter and CV are true. I allow my personal data stated in the abovementioned applications to be processed for the purpose of recruitment, in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Act dated 29/08/1997 (Dz. U. 2016 r. poz. 922)”.



Możesz też wysłać nam swoje CV na adres kariera@kainos.com


Możesz też wysłać nam swoje CV na adres kariera@kainos.com