UX Designer - Design System

  • Bolton  
  • Company
    AO World PLC  
    Start date
  • Closing date
    16 January 2021  
    Posted on
    16 November 2020  

About The Role:

Our mission is to lead the retail evolution and as part of that you’ll be leading the way to increase consistency and efficiency between all squads, UX designers and dev teams.

You’ll be working on the full end-to-end journey including cross territory and 3rd party websites to implement our new design system.

You’ll be based at our HQ in Bolton, working as part of cross-functional squad you’ll be setting the guidelines and building blocks which will be used by all squads across the estate.

You’ll be hands on, collaborating with UX, brand and dev teams to set principles and create new components for the system.

Collaborating with the UX team of 14 designers and the research team will be key to understand and establish best practices and ensure we’re creating meaningful experiences for our customers.

Here's What You Can Expect To Be Doing.

Solving customer problems through an insights lead lean UX process, you’ll facilitate and drive collaboration across UX, Developments, Research and the wider business to create design components.

You’ll work with analytics, optimisation and research to validate your hypothesis and clearly articulate your design rationale to stakeholders and squads across the business.

Onboarding teams across the business onto your design system, you’ll drive community and best practice.

A Few Things About You:

You’re used to facilitating workshops and running design sprints whilst collaborating with the wider business.

You’re able to drive and execute UX and UI design and have a portfolio of work that shows your design thinking and process.

Any experience across design systems would be an advantage but not essential.

A Bit About Us:

At AO, we want to make sure our customers are happy. When they have a smile on their face, we know we’ve done a good job. It’s at the heart of everything we do, and it’s why our logo is always smiling.

When it comes to appliances and electricals, we’ve got the lot. Washing machines? Yep. TVs? Check. Laptops? Absolutely. Everything except doorbells (just kidding, we’ve got those too).

We’re passionate, relentless and full of beans, determined to make a difference and change the world for the better. From massive changes to tiny tweaks - making a difference is what keeps us driven.

It started at a pub in Bolton with a £1 bet and a belief that things could be done better!

Why Choose AO?

Our people are our superpower, and that’s no accident. We’re looking for everyday heroes who want to learn and help other people achieve. Those glass-half-full-types who have an appetite for a better tomorrow.

With AO, the sky’s the limit. We’ll support you to be the best version of yourself and always drive your career forward.

We keep things simple. We say things like "treat every customer like they’re your gran" and "make decisions your mum would be proud of" because we’re personal and act with integrity - every day in every action.

Our Benefits:

We’ve designed our benefits to cover everything from big moments to little helps. As well all as the essentials, like pensions and holidays, we’ve got our own "AO Perks" to help you with the little things that matter.

To see all our benefits and perks, visit our AO Benefits page.

• 25 days holiday (Excluding Bank Holidays).

• At least 5% contribution pension scheme*

• Dedicated wellness initiatives that support your wellbeing, ranging from our 24hr employee assistance programme to subsidised gym membership.

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