Mid-Level UX / UI Designer


  • London  
    London, United Kingdom
  • Company
    RELX Group  
    Start date
  • Closing date
    14 November 2022  
    Posted on
    14 September 2022  

Do you want to help over 25M monthly users from the scientific community find and use information?
Would you like to design and test new innovative product ideas through collaboration with cross-functional teams?

About our Team:
Our ScienceDirect Design Team partners with development squads in Amsterdam and the UK, producing a wide range of tools and products. Our squads launch small improvements and experiments weekly, working towards our quarterly objectives. We are empowered to contribute ideas and take-on initiatives that require design thinking, data prototyping and collaboration with our end-users.

The role:
As a UX / UI Designer, you will be an integral part of a cross-functional Elsevier design team that will drive ScienceDirect evolution. You will be working within an agile environment on delivery of design, as well as upscaling and improving best practices focusing on complex user experience challenges.

Responsibilities as a UX / UI Designer:

  • Ideate and prototype quickly, and produce detailed design deliverables to ship your designs into production.
  • Collaborate with other designers to align experiences and make the best design decisions.
  • Assist in defining and maintaining the design system.

Requirements needed as a UX / UI Designer:

  • Be able to present a detailed portfolio showing experience designing shipped products and services (not just websites) that meet user needs, product requirements, and business goals.
  • Demonstrate hands-on experience conducting and analysing user research and usability testing.
  • Illustrate excellent attention to detail and can produce high-fidelity designs and prototypes using Figma.
  • Be able to build on the work of other designers, using an existing pattern library and contributing to it.
  • Have experience to know how design fits in an Agile environment and can work closely with product managers, developers, and QAs.
  • Be comfortable presenting and explaining the rationale behind designs to your peers.
  • You continuously strengthen your knowledge and skills in everything design and UX related. Share the awesome things you learn with the team  

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women, people of colour and people with disabilities are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Elsevier, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace therefore if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles!

Work in a way that works for you:
We promote a healthy work/life balance across the organisation. With an average length of service of 9 years, we are confident that we offer an appealing working prospect for our people. With numerous wellbeing initiatives, shared parental leave, study assistance and sabbaticals, we will help you meet your immediate responsibilities and your long-term goals. 

  • Working flexible hours - flexing the times when you work in the day to help you fit everything in and work when you are the most productive 

Working with us:
We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to help you succeed. Here, you will find an inclusive, agile, collaborative, innovative and fun environment, where everyone has a part to play. Regardless of the team you join, we promote a diverse environment with co-workers who are passionate about what they do, and how they do it. 

Working for you:
At Elsevier, we know that your wellbeing and happiness are key to a long and successful career. These are some of the benefits we are delighted to offer: 

  • Generous holiday allowance with the option to buy additional days 
  • Competitive
  • Health screening, eye care vouchers and private medical benefits 
  • Wellbeing programs 
  • Life assurance 
  • Access to a competitive contributory pension scheme 
  • Long service awards 
  • Save As You Earn share option scheme 
  • Travel Season ticket loan 
  • Maternity, paternity and shared parental leave 
  • Access to emergency care for both the elderly and children 
  • RECARES days, giving you time to support the charities and causes that matter to you 
  • Access to employee resource groups with dedicated time to volunteer 
  • Access to extensive learning and development resources 
  • Access to employee discounts via Perks at Work 

About Elsevier:
Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific, technical, and medical knowledge. Our mission is to help researchers and healthcare professionals advance science and improve health outcomes for the benefit of society.  
We deliver information and analytics through tools that help our users make breakthroughs using innovative technology. We are responsible for publishing 18% of the world’s scientific articles. Over 25 million monthly users visit ScienceDirect, the world’s largest database dedicated to peer-reviewed scientific and medical research. Scopus has over 16 million unique author profiles and indexes 24K cross-publisher journals. With revenue of GBP 2.64 billion in 2019, Elsevier is a global leader in information analytics that provides scientific, technical, and medical insights. 

Join us:
Are you ready to help us progress science and health? Our technology leads to innovation, so join a forward-thinking digital business that is tackling world-scale challenges and align your ambitions with our passion for driving global knowledge-sharing.

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