Product/UX Designer

Job

  • Yeovil  
    perm  
    Undisclosed
  • Company
    Kingfisher  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    19 January 2022  
    Posted on
    19 November 2021  

Having surpassed £2bn in sales in a record-breaking year and an ambitious growth plan in place, there has never been a more exciting time to join Screwfix. We have an exciting opportunity to join our E-commerce team on a 2 year Fixed Term Contract.

As a Screwfix Product Designer, you will use your creative skills in the delivery of design solutions for a number of digital products and features, for Screwfix across differing territories. There is the opportunity to work on delivering industry leading features for complex journeys on a number of established digital products, from conception through to feature and component delivery.

You will be a part of a multi-disciplined team that deliver innovative and high crafted experiences to our customers; working collaboratively with other Product Designers, Design Researchers, Solutions Architects, Visual Designers and Developers. You will understand how the products you are working on, form part of a bigger picture for the customer experience and wider business strategy.

Day to day you’ll be working with UX Design Leads and your team to create, test and refine ideas. You’ll be producing deliverables in a fast paced environment, with a focus on Lean delivery, in order to learn and iterate.

You will also:

  • Define the user interface experiences through sketches, information architecture, wireframes and user flows
  • Prototype concepts to help communicate approach and for validate through testing
  • Communicate design rationale and approach, and how it relates to research findings, brand requirements and user needs
  • Create light weight specifications and style guides to supplement designs / prototypes for delivery teams
  • Work collaboratively with on-site and off-site teams to ensure that design specifications are implemented to standard
  • Follow, contribute and maintain a shared component and pattern library to support feature reuse across Digital
  • Develop visual approaches through storyboards, mock-ups, iconography and style-guides
  • Produce animations to demonstrate interactions
  • Minimum 2 years industry experience designing user interface experiences for products that exist in the real world
  • Works across the entire design process from concept, to defining the fine details of user interaction components, through to supporting delivery
  • Practical experience using design and prototyping tools (eg Sketch, Adobe CC, Figma, Abstract, io)
  • Fluent in craft fundamentals (ie layout, visual hierarchy, colour, typography and iconography)
  • Practical experience using a variety of methods to convey ideas, and know what format is appropriate to audience (sketches, storyboards, wireframes, mock-ups, animations, interactive prototypes and user flows)
  • Demonstrate communication skills when sharing design ideas and concepts
  • Working closely with Design Researchers develop a good understanding of our users, their needs and pain points, and how to design for them.
  • Knowledge of web based technologies, and their impact on the feasibility of design

Nice to have, but not essential …

  • Reviewing / interpreting web analytics data to inform design decisions
  • Experience working in an Agile multidisciplinary delivery team
  • Experience using animation tools such as Principle, and video editing tools such as After Effects
  • Practicing hypothesis driven design
  • Experience in designing for native apps

Benefits:

  • 33 days’ holiday
  • Award winning pension scheme – up to 14% Kingfisher contribution
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • 20% discount with Screwfix and B&Q
  • Discounted healthcare and life cover
  • Loyalty recognition & company share save scheme
  • In-house training and development
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