UI / UX Designer

UI / UX Designer  

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Psychological Technologies | Public profile »
Region:
Central London 
Location details:
Southwark, London 
Job Sector:
Information Technology 
Period:
1 - 4 Months 
Type:
Full-time 
Remuneration:
Paid 
Post date:
01/09/2017 


Description

Start Date: ASAP, although flexible for the right candidate
Location: Southwark.
Working hours: 1.0 FTE
Salary: £1,2000 pcm,
Term: 3 month fixed term contract (with possibility of a permanent position)

JOB DETAILS
PSYT is looking for their first UI / UX Designer to play a pivotal role in shaping our products. We are looking for a skilled product / interaction designer who will contribute to PSYTs success. The ideal candidate will help lead the company’s product vision and has experience in creating intuitive, functional digital products that can communicate our complex but fascinating data - and make them useful!

This is a 3-month full time paid internship, potentially leading to a key design role within the company as we grow.

Job Role & Responsibilities will include:
User Champion: Conduct studies to understand user behaviour, uncover user needs and evaluate designs using journeys, wireframing, research and analytics.
Storyteller: translate broad ideas into polished user experience and user interface designs
Designer: design beautiful user interfaces for iOS and Android and develop a visual languages that includes: interaction touch-points; ready-to-deploy designs; refined typograph; iconography; layout and brand identity
360 degrees: Own research workload from scoping, design, moderating, synthesising insights to presenting results

What we are offering:
Friendly, open-minded and collaborative team
Be a part of some really exciting new projects and products
Opportunity to be involved in a high growth wellbeing start up
Opportunity to make the role your own and apply for a permanent position
Central London location
Flexible working hours

WHO WE ARE & WHAT WE DO
A small but fast growing start-up creating innovative technology to measure and enhance psychological states for individuals, researchers and organisations. Our unique people analytics platform helps develop tailored native apps for capturing wellbeing data AND improving it through our scalable digital mental and physical wellbeing courses.

Our mission is to help people and environments become healthier and happier places to live and work.

CTO George leads on the measurement side, having mapped the nation’s wellbeing with the Mappiness app. Our experience sampling methodology (ESM) platform has been used by over 100,000 individuals and counting, and our award winning research apps often get featured widely in the press. CEO Nick leads on interventions, as the former Head of Research for successful mindfulness app Headspace. Earlier this year, our mindfulness app ‘Rebalance with Mindfulness’ was featured on the app store as a ‘New App Apple Loves.’ We are also about to launch an exciting new app as part of a partnership with a leading global media agency.

Qualifications

ABOUT THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
We’re looking for a candidate who is constantly seeking to develop and learn. You will understand the importance of excellent design and be able to grab hold of a project and manage its delivery e.g from the first wireframes to deploying a bug-free site to live.

The non-negotiables:
Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design (or similar)
A good understanding of UX, wireframing and prototyping
Experience in creating visually striking and functional User Interface Designs
Good experience with Adobe CS (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, XD, After Effects)
Be able to provide a full 360 degree, end-to-end project creation
Flexible, adaptive and eager to use your creative skills on different type of tasks.
Excited by PSYT’s mission, and genuinely care about improving wellbeing
Based in London, and have the right to work in the UK

Highly desirable:
MSc in User Experience, Human-Computer Interaction or other related field
Some HTML, CSS and JS as we do some prototyping in code
Knowledge of using Sketch