Senior UX Designer

Job

  • Bristol (Harbourside)  
    perm  
    Undisclosed
  • Company
    Hargreaves Lansdown  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    23 January 2022  
    Posted on
    23 November 2021  

Our mission is to 'help people save and invest with confidence'. We are looking for great people to join us, so please come and invest in YOUR future at HL.

Our user-centred design team is growing and we’re looking for an experienced UX designer to lead the redesign and migration of our website onto Adobe Experience Manager (AEM).
This is a fantastic opportunity to lead the UX design of our website working closely with Product Managers, User Researchers, Content Designers, UI Designers and Agile delivery squads.
You’ll be responsible for rationalising our current website, redesigning it to meet user needs and creating reusable components for AEM content authors.
 

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

As a UX designer within the website team, you will:

  • help your Agile squad adopt a user-centred approach to delivery by understanding their users and testing ideas quickly and often

  • plan and facilitate workshops with stakeholders and end-users to inform designs

  • redesign and evaluate website structure including labelling, navigation systems, metadata, search and content management

  • design and evaluate website components and patterns

  • produce testable prototypes for design research and evaluation

  • repeatedly iterate and improve designs based on evidence and sound rationale

  • present complex information and concepts in a clear and articulate manner

  • create a shared understanding of users through the collaborative creation of UX artefacts

  • conform and contribute to organisational design standards

  • work with the UCD practice to promote and shape UX design at Hargreaves Lansdown

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

We need to see evidence that you:

  • are a passionate advocate for both high design and engineering standards with a meticulous attention to detail

  • have excellent knowledge information architecture principles and experience creating scalable and sustainable systems

  • have excellent knowledge of established design and interaction patterns (web) and experience working with design systems or pattern libraries

  • follow a rigorous, yet flexible, user-centred design process within an Agile environment

  • produce testable prototypes (using varied tools and methods) for design research and evaluation

  • can confidently design solutions that meet the needs of people with: accessibility needs, low digital literacy or low domain knowledge

  • facilitate collaborative workshops with colleagues and stakeholders (for example, ideation, prioritisation and mapping)

  • have substantial experience working as part of a multi-disciplinary digital product team tasked with frequent delivery

  • are an open, confident, and considered communicator and collaborator

  • can clearly articulate design decisions to designers and stakeholders across the business

  • employ excellent analytical and critical thinking skills in your work
     

Not essential, but we would like to see evidence that you have:

  • a degree in UX Design, human-computer interaction, or related field

  • experience with Adobe Experience Manager

  • experience with Adobe Analytics (or similar)

  • experience with design systems

  • experience working in distributed teams

  • experience managing design teams

Why Hargreaves Lansdown:
Here at Hargreaves Lansdown, we’re the UK’s number 1 investment platform for private investors, based in Bristol. For more than 40 years we’ve helped investors save time, tax and money on their investments.

To achieve our mission, we believe we have a workplace like no other, with constant learning, dynamic teams and a great ethos. We're steered by core values that promote service, quality, innovation, and opportunity in everything we do.

WHAT'S ON OFFER?

  • Performance-related annual bonus scheme
  • 25* days holiday, plus 8 bank holidays, plus 1 day additional Christmas closure time
  • Option to purchase up to an additional 5 days holiday each year
  • Pension scheme - up to 19% contribution
  • Flexible working options available
  • Enhanced parental leave benefits
  • Variety of travel to work schemes, including season ticket loans and cycle to work
  • Bike storage and shower facilities
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Annual events, activities and sports groups
  • Smart casual dress policy and dress down Fridays

We know that sometimes the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist, and that people can be put off applying for a job if they don't tick every box. If you're excited about working for us, and have most of the skills or experience we're looking for, please go ahead and apply. You could be just what we need!

Hargreaves Lansdown is an inclusive employer that values diversity in its workforce. We encourage applications from all individuals without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

This role may also be available on a flexible working or part time basis – please ask the Talent Acquisition team for more information.

Please note, we are unable to provide employment sponsorship to candidates.

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