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Employer Poppulo
Job Title UI/UX Designer
Description

The OpportunityWe are looking for a talented designer to join our expanding UI/UX team, working on a variety of exciting projects including:

  • Evolve our successful email product into a global cross-channel communications platform
  • Design and conceptualize new products (mobile and web applications) from the ground up
  • Define information architecture and guidelines for the platform to ensure consistency as the products scale
  • Usability testing, contextual research, persona development and design research
  • Fun Friday research projects
Unlike many other UI/UX roles, at Poppulowe own our own product, so you can truly take ownership of your work. The role involves designing web applications using cutting-edge technologies in an Agile environment. You’ll join a friendly cross-functional team, where it will be your job to ensure a simple, consistent UI that meets the needs and goals of our users. If you have an appreciation for user-centered, delightful design this role could be perfect for you. This is a full-time, permanent role based in our EMEA headquarters in Cork.

People we’re eager to work with are:

  • Motivated to create really great products that our users will love
  • Extremely creative problem solvers, strategic thinkers
  • Innovative, enthusiastic and passionate about great design and new technologies
  • Self-motivated and can work independently
  • Desire to evangelize user experience
What you’ll be working on:
  • The UI/UX team work as a function across product teams within our Engineering Department
  • Work closely with the Product Management team to understand our users’ behaviour and solve our users’ challenges
  • Design proposals for new innovative features in areas of opportunity
  • Participate and facilitate UI/UX design studios and whiteboard ideation sessions with your team and internal/external stakeholders
  • Provide design proposals in low fidelity sketches and wireframes to clearly communicate the intended design, behaviour and structural decisions to your team
  • Test and validate design decisions with users through mockups and interactive prototypes and iterate quickly based on feedback
  • Utilise data-analysis of current users behaviour to support future design decisions
  • Utilise task analysis, card sorts and other UI/UX methods to simplify complex workflows and enabling efficient task completion
  • Continuously iterate and improve on your designs based on team critique, internal stakeholder and external feedback
  • Be the point of contact for your team for design best practice, and usability advice
What we’d like from you:
  • 3+ years in a similar role
  • Experience of working with a cross-functional product team
  • In-depth knowledge of usability best practice, cutting edge design patterns and design for human factors and lasting user experience
  • Demonstrable track record in product user interface and user experience design with portfolio and work samples of
  • Ability to clearly articulate concepts and explain the “why” of design decisions
  • A Degree in Human Computer Interaction, Multimedia, Product UX Design, Computer Science or equivalent is essential
Nice to have, but not essential
  • Experience of HTML and CSS3
  • Basic knowledge of JavaScript, jQuery, Angular, Bootstrap
  • Knowledge of Google Analytics
  • Data visualisation experience
  • Certification from Nielsen Norman or Human Factors or equivalent
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Git
What’s in it for you?
  • Choice of computer (Macbook Pros are standard issue)
  • Competitive salary
  • Performance-related bonus
  • Medical Insurance (LAYA)
  • Flexitime
  • Educational Assistance Program
  • In-house soft skills training
  • In-house tech talks
  • Research time
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Subsidised gym membership, cinema tickets, Cork Opera House tickets
And lots of cake…………..

Who we are: Named a Great Place To Work in 2015, 2016and 2017 , Poppulois one of the fastest growing technology companies in Ireland. We are the leading vendor of sophisticated communication software designed specifically for the needs of internal communicators within large enterprises across the globe. Poppulois trusted by over 400 blue-chip and FTSE 100 organizations throughout the world, helping many leading institutions inform, engage and inspire their employees. Customers include Aon, Barclays, Comcast, Shell, Vodafone and Zurich. This is an opportunity to contribute to our culture and join a company that’s on the move. We live the Poppulocompany values each day and they are key to everything we do: “High Standards as Standard”, “Together we’re better”, “Adapt to succeed”, “Honesty Throughout”, “Be The Example”, “Don’t just work… Learn”.

Poppulois an equal opportunities employer.

This job originally appeared on RecruitIreland.com
Location Cork
Date Added 15 days ago
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