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Senior UI Designer

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  • Isleworth  
    perm  
    Undisclosed  
  • Company
    Sky UK  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    17 January 2021  
    Posted on
    17 November 2020  

We’re Sky, Europe’s biggest entertainment brand. Think top-quality shows. Breaking news. Innovative tech. Must-have products. Careers here mean the freedom and support you need to make an impact – pushing boundaries, creating solutions, hitting targets. And as part of our close-knit team, you’ll enjoy plenty of benefits. Plus, experiences you’ll only find at Sky.

“The Group Product Design team at Sky spends every day creating forward-thinking customer products and services across the Group Product portfolio. As well as transforming the OTT experience across Europe, evolving the Sky Q set-top box interface, and continuing to develop our market-leading digital News and Sports products, we have bold and revolutionizing plans for the future. A team of forward-thinking design specialists working across multiple channels – we’re shaping the way customers enjoy Sky’s products and services.”
 

The perks:

Sky Q, a generous pension and private health care. Access to over 12,000 LinkedIn Learning courses to support your development. And if that’s not enough, our award-winning Osterley campus includes six subsidised restaurants, a cinema, gym, and much more.

To find out more about working with us, search #LifeatSky on LinkedIn, Twitter or Instagram!

You will:

  • Support the Lead UI Group Sky in crafting the day-to-day delivery and forward-looking UI direction for Sky, ensuring it’s in line with wider product and brand strategies and constantly breaking new ground.
  • Lead by example by setting a benchmark for what good looks like through clarity and an innovative approach to your creative output.
  • Be a champion for creative thinking throughout the team and mentor less experienced team members.
  • Demonstrate a knowledge and desire to investigate, innovate and develop emerging design, UI and technology trends.
  • Work with our content editors and commercial teams to ensure our business obligations are met whilst never compromising on the user experience.
  • Help drive our creative culture by being a highly visible advocate for all things design.
  • Collaborate with design and development teams to build new experiences and evolve patterns.
  • Work with partner groups at product owner, and senior manager level.
     

You’ll have:

  • Extensive experience with a specific focus on UI/Graphic Design, or a Bachelors degree in a Design related discipline
  • Experience in similar large media company or a design agency
  • Thorough understanding of visual and user-centered design, and how design can meet brand, business and strategic objectives
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in order to convey complex design concepts clearly to different delivery skill sets within the organisation
  • Strong background in interpreting briefs and translating sometimes challenging business objectives into designs which meet customer needs.
  • As obsessed with the finer detail as they are with the creative vision. Striving to deliver pixel perfect designs, that deliver.
  • A keen interest in current trends in design and communications and the ability to spot opportunities.
  • Proficient with the latest tools and software such as Sketch, InVision, and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Motion/Interaction design experience an advantage.
  • Experience designing for TV an advantage, but not essential.

So, what are you waiting for? Apply now for a chance to forge your own career path and be brilliant as part of a bright, talented team.

Just so you know: if your application is successful, we’ll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions, we might withdraw the offer.

We’re happy to discuss flexible working.

It’s our people that make Sky Europe’s leading entertainment company. That’s why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best.

A job you love to talk about.

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