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Senior UI/UX Designer - Fix Term Contract (Maternity leave cover)London, England, United Kingdom

Senior UI/UX Designer - Fix Term Contract (Maternity leave cover)

London | England | United Kingdom

Company Description

About Us...

We believe in helping individuals & organisations stay ahead of the curve by disrupting the old ways of making business run faster.

Our open source technology is focused on user experience & allows IT to build intelligent business solutions at breakthrough speed.

Business is no longer a series of transactions but a constant flow of information, ideas, decisions, and outcomes. That's why we've developed a software platform that connects people, content, & processes, giving organisations the power to start their journey towards Digital Transformation.

Job Description

About the opportunity

The Alfresco Experience Design team seeks a highly motivated senior UI/UX designer to manage the definition and design of the cross-platform design standards and UI component library. The standards and components are a critical part in Alfresco's vision to enable businesses to achieve accelerated time to value by developing and deploying their mission critical business applications, as well as delivering a consistently great, end to end Alfresco Digital Business Platform experience "out of the box."

In this role, you will manage the XD standards and the UI component library, working closely with the Alfresco Developer Framework team. You will design new UI components for the library, ensuring they incorporate existing standard and affordances and meet user needs. To help us deliver on our goal of a consistently great UX, you will help oversee the incorporation of design standards in the team's product designs, and when needed, assist in bringing designs to production ready quality.

Key job responsibilities

You will take the lead in extending and maintaining our UI Standards and component library by designing individual components, and when needed, designing the contextual UI the components reside in. You'll collaborate with XD designers and researchers, product management, and the software leads to produce UI components. You'll also participate in design reviews, to help ensure Alfresco is providing engaging and intuitive product experiences that address user problems faced everyday by knowledge workers in enterprise environments.
  • Design and refine simple and compound UI components, modeling after Google Material Design principles but refined for Alfresco users' needs
  • Design, maintain, and refine the product styles standards and guides, and skin new UI components (as needed)
  • Create new icons (based off the Google Material Design icon components)
  • Review the team's designs to ensure compliance with the Product Standards Style guide
  • Participate in team design reviews to provide feedback on the usability of designs

  • Qualifications
    • Passion for design and problem-solving

      • Curiosity

      • 3-5 years experience in visual design, designing UI components for mobile, web, and desktop applications

      • 2-3 years experience in interaction design, information architecture, and other related disciplines building applications (web, mobile, desktop)

      • Familiarity with Google Material Design

      • Familiarity with designing for accessibility

      • A great portfolio of professional design artifacts that show relationship to the user, objective of the task, and evidence of iteration, research, learning, and discovery

      • Clear evidence of attention to detail

      • Outstanding communication, organization, time management, and interpersonal skills

      • Able to work autonomously and proactively, but also in a collaborative team environment

      • A "can-do!" approach to a wide and rapidly changing workload

      • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch

    • Bachelors degree in a graphic design, digital design, or related area

    Nice to Have

    • Familiarity with Zeplin and InVision

    Additional Information

    Travel may be required.

    Alfresco is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

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